Kenosha has more than its share of cheese shops, and while the more well known is the Mar’s Cheese Castle, a lesser known but just as unique cheese shop is right up the street, the Bobby Nelson Cheese Shop. What’s coolest about his place, besides the awesome meats and cheeses, are the paintings the run … Read more
Reblogged from FOX6Now.com: WHITEFISH BAY (WITI) — Trees From Home is celebrating five years of sending care packages to military personnel who can not be home over the holidays. The nonprofit group began this year’s project in August and is wrapping things up Sunday, October 20th. “We send Christmas trees to military personnel serving overseas,” said … Read more
Who knew Old Wisconsin, Piggly Wiggly, Sargento, Kohler, & about a zillion other great companies are headquartered in Sheyboygan. Well anyone who lives there, I suppose, but there’s a lot of great manufacturing out of the sleepy coastal town (a couple of examples below). We also had the great pleasure of interviewing the troup putting … Read more
Here’s a neat little article about how Wisconsin is the largest grower of Ginseng in the United States, and heralded as the best in China and other countries who prize it for its quality. My brother goes to China all the time on business and can attest to this first hand, as he gets asked … Read more
This one is a whole lot of fun, and rather accurte so far as my experience goes. Thanks to Grace Savides at whoonew.com for this cleaver write up about Wisconsin Women. We agree, and we love Wisconsin women too. 7 Reasons You Should Date a Wisconsin Woman. via 7 Reasons You Should Date a Wisconsin … Read more
I don’t have much to say on the topic other than AWESOME, and here’s a link to their FIRST RACE twenty years ago. 20 years of racing — sausages, that is. Photos (C) JS ONLINE via 20 Years Of Racing — Sausages, That Is….
Here’s a cool book I cam across on Amazon (via someone else sending it to me)… “Wisconsin Supper Clubs is a resource for and about supper clubs throughout Wisconsin that includes beautiful photographs of the unique supper club interiors, proprietors, and customers, as well as fascinating archival materials. Also recorded in this book are the regional … Read more
See, we love Bucky and the Badgers no matter what… via Badgers Football: Student Tickets Sell Out In Less Than 2 Hours.
It was a dreary day when I went to Colby, but it is the birthplace of Colby cheese, so it deserves some props. Colby is always best when it is Longhorn style (in my opinion). The town, a quant little village in the middle of the state, was cozy and pleasant, with reminders here and … Read more
Here’s the press release from the City of Green Bay regarding a street named after Donald Driver… * * * http://greenbaywi.gov/donalddriverway \ The public is invited to join Green Bay Packers’ all-time leading receiver and “Dancing with the Stars” champion Donald Driver and Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt at the unveiling of the new Donald … Read more
We never have a shortage of participation when it comes to doing some good for others in need. That’s the Cheesehead Way… via Over 4,000 take part in 26th annual Vince Lombardi Cancer Walk | FOX6Now.com.
Our friend at the Door County Visitors Bureau gives a quick rundown on the many fun things to do in Door County. Summer’s here, so get planning. Besides, I was tired of seeing the snow in May photo on the top of the home page. It’s an amazing place to visit so have at it, … Read more
No need to explain, just read it and enjoy… (FYI, you can get it on the Packers website here: Rodgers Infographic) * * * (C) Green Bay Packers 2013
I remember those days in school in the Northwoods where this much snow in the middle of January wouldn’t even get you a snow day from school, but to get it in early May is even more awesome. Maybe not wonderful to travel on, but certainly awesome to go outside and play around in. Enough … Read more
Get your Green Bay Packers 2013 schedule wallpaper (smaller versions below) by going here: Green Bay Packers 2013 Schedule * * * * * *
Manitowoc, home of the Marine Musuem and Sputnikfest 2013. For those not in the know, a chunck of one of the Sputnik satellites crashed down in the middle of one of the streets (it was about the sixe of a softball, no one got hurt), and since then the locals have, as we do all over … Read more
La Crosse is home to City Brewery, which is home to the worlds largest six pack (see photos), a line mentioned in an episode of “House” during it’s last season (any mention of Wisconsin on TV catches my attention). Interesting thing about City Brewery is that they make a boat load of private label beers … Read more