Note: I wrote this piece before the tragic events unfolded at the Waukesha parade last week and I considered dumping it in the face of such inexplicable heartache. I'm still not sure posting it is the right thing to do, but I want to acknowledge all the hard work that went into last Saturday's event [...]
Tag: Appleton Downtown
Light Up Appleton!
I wrote a piece about Appleton's kick off to the holiday season that took place Saturday. Light Up Appleton felt like a Hallmark Christmas movie come to life, complete with impossibly cute children, festive coffee stands, carolers, games, holiday markets and Mrs. Claus. I'm so grateful to everyone who worked so hard to put that [...]
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 [...]
Who stole the Kishka?
Every morning, just before dawn, from two kitchen speakers, Frankie Yankovic and the Yanks loudly and with great oom pah pah plead for the resolution of a cold case that has been confounding authorities since 1950. "Who stole the Kishka" Dear God, Netflix, for the love of all humanity, it's time to jump in. I [...]