Good day Sundrop

Good day Sundrop

I took myself to Sundrop University Saturday and had a sweet time. I learned, for instance, that a circus strongman named Charles Lazier developed Wisconsin's famous soft drink, the first citrus soda ever marketed. Bottled in Shawano, Wisconsin since 1951 by Twigs Beverage, Sundrop remains the beverage of choice in bars and ballfields around Wisconsin [...]

Roots roots roots for the Brewers!

Roots roots roots for the Brewers!

We enjoyed nearly every good thing that summer in Wisconsin has to offer Saturday afternoon at Miller Park. First, we geared up and met family members for one of those win-or-lose-we-know-we'll-have-fun afternoons at the ballpark. The sun shone, the roof stayed open and, thanks to the days theme, super heroes roamed the park. Then, the [...]

Cheers to Mibb’s and Viv’s and the fascinating history of Wisconsin taverns

Cheers to Mibb’s and Viv’s and the fascinating history of Wisconsin taverns

We went to Lannon last Friday night in search of a delicious fish fry and found an even tastier story. The current Mibb's and Viv's offers a nice, fresh, traditional Wisconsin fish fry, the kind at which you place your order first and then belly up to the bar to wait for your table. If [...]