A tree competition grows in Appleton

A tree competition grows in Appleton

Those stately old Erb Park trees have witnessed a lot in their hundreds of years -- the design and construction of three swiming pools, the 1970s Dutch Elm plague, the historic wind shear storm of 2011 and more teen-aged mischief than they'll ever report. This past weekend, they watched and participated in the Wisconsin Arborist [...]

One Saturday in Appleton

One Saturday in Appleton

Appleton rocks, especially this past Saturday where, within a two mile stretch, you could watch a National Tree Climbing Championship, attend the first annual Irish Fest, walk through a peak-season Farmer's Market and enjoy Rhythms of the World, a celebration of multi-cultural generosity and transcendent beauty. After all of that, we were also lucky enough [...]