Located on the southern edge of Phillips, Wisconsin in Price Country lies one of the most unusual county parks you may ever encounter. The Wisconsin Concrete Park exhibits the work of Fred Smith, a folk artist that whose medium was concrete, broken beer bottles, and other pieces of found objects.
The 40th anniversary of the the arrival of the WWII submarine the Cobia was celebrated at the Manitowoc Maritime Museum on Saturday. The event also raised money for the submarine’s much anticipated dry-docking next year for maintenance and repair. The highlight of the fundraiser was a giant submarine sandwich donated by Subway and laid out […]
This event caught me by surprise until I saw the big ad in this week’s City Pages. Lake of the Torches Casino in Lac du Flambeau is hosting the Great Northwoods Fish Fry Fest on Friday and Saturday August 13 -14. Some of the events for this weekend include a fish fry cookoff, entertanment by […]
Southern Wisconsin is a haven for two things: bicycle trails and cheese. Lori Rackl, travel editor for the Chicago Sun-Times found out how much fun riding a bicycle and eating cheese can be as she toured the rolling hillsides of Dane, Dodge and Green counties. And no part of Wisconsin has a higher concentration of […]
Tell us something we don’t already know. According to Health.com’s 50 fattiest foods in America; fried cheese curds topped the list of bad for you foods. This shouldn’t come as a shock for those that have purchased a tray of the hot and greasy treats. Cheese curds are a staple at any Wisconsin fair or […]
In less than one week I’ll be on the open road touring the state by bicycle. For the 5th year in a row I’ll be a part of the Bikewisconsin.com group seeing the sights and experiencing the culture of Wisconsin the best way possible, by bicycle. This year’s ride, SAGBRAW, runs from August 1 – […]
A big part of our cultural heritage is eating. It’s even better when you can combine eating with drinking beer and partying. A food festival meets the bill. Most small town communities have festival that celebrates this or commemorates that. The Wisconsin State Journal takes things a bit further and lists the top five food […]