Hodags, Beer Kegs & Dear Antlers Galore With Big Guy Hats & Lexxy The Cow

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We had the great pleasure of visiting and interviewing Jeff Kahlow of Big Guy Hats in Fon Du Lac twice over the course of our filming and got to watch just what he does first hand.  Every hat Jeff makes is a one of a kind.  He makes these custom hats for die-hard fans, hunters, … Continue reading

2011 White House Christmas Tree Is A Fellow Cheesehead

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As further evidence that we are a world class championship state, Schroeder Forevergreens located out of Neenah won the 2011 Grand National Championship thus the tree that is now in the White House in Washington D.C. is yet another of our fellow Cheeseheads (a wooded version, but a Cheesehead nonetheless).  With all of the cheese … Continue reading

Vintage Painter Christine Mount Kapp & Her Wisconsin Connection

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We first met Christine Mount Kapp, Professional Oil Painter of Vintage and Americana styles of painting, at the Mitchell Park Domes in Milwaukee last August during their summer arts festival.  Immediately drawn to her work as for its evident Wisconsin and Midwest depictions, we were able to secure an interview with her a couple of months … Continue reading

Harley Davidson: An Open Road Wisconsin Original

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Harley Davidson, the preeminent motorcycle company in the world, is a Wisconsin original and has been manufacturing their bikes in Milwaukee since 1903.  While we weren’t able to shoot at the factory, we did get to visit the Harley Davidson Museum and learn a good deal about the history of the bike known the world … Continue reading

Wisconsin Supper Clubs, Old-Fashioned and Open to All – NYTimes.com

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We spent some time checking out what a Supper Club was in Wisconsin (since it would seem that is one of the few places they still exist, as well as the Michigan U.P.) so it was a delight to run across this article in the New York Times that talks all about them.  We’ll have … Continue reading

Comfort Suites In Appleton: Another Fine Wisco Hotel, And This One Has A Gazeebo

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We’ve had the good fortune of staying at nearly all of the Wisco Hotel Group’s locations throughout Wisconsin this past year and, without a doubt, have loved everyone one of them in particular because of the people running them.  Their Comfort Suites location in Appleton was right up there in qualtiy and friendliness, but it … Continue reading

LOMBARDI Opening Night In Milwaukee: A Legendary Evening

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To honor the Green Bay Packers still undeated season, 11 and 0 and something the Packers have never accomplished prior, we felt it appropriate to share some of our photos with several of the Super Fans that have been an amazing part of this documentary the entire time.  During the opening night of LOMBARDI at … Continue reading

Sassy Cow Creamery: So Much More Than Just A Cheese Store

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A short while back our good friend Steve “The Owner” Tate decided we should spend the afternoon just hanging and having some fun, so he took us out to the Sassy Cow Creamery about twenty miles outside of Madison in the lush, gorgeous, and rolling green hills of Southern Wisconsin to a place called Sassy … Continue reading

Stone Oven Pizzeria | The Hot Rock Pizza Shop In Cameron

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Over the course of shooting these past few months we made friends with the owners of Stone Oven Pizzeria in the town of Cameron where some of us grew up.  In fact you can see that old childhood home right out the window of their dine-in area.  The pizza here is awesome, but the people … Continue reading

Louie’s Finer Meats In Cumberland: A Meat Lover’s Heaven

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Louie’s Finer Meats in Cumberland is one of those places where you have to know or be told about it in order to find it, but once you are aware of it, you become a lover, and addict, and a big fan of their fantastic selection of meat products.  They make everything at that location … Continue reading

New Glarus Brewing Company: Only In Wisconsin

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We had the great pleasure of inteviewing New Glarus Brewing Company Co-Founder and proud Wisconsinite Deb Carey while visiting them in New Glarus.  Not only were we taken aback by how similar we are as fellow cheeseheads, but were also blown away by what a magnificent brewery they have put together.  A state of the … Continue reading

Sturgeon Bay: The Jewel Of Door County

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As a quick follow up to our Door County posting, here are some terrific shots of Sturgeon Bay, the center of Door County culture with its many painted Sturgeons about town (much like the painted steers in New Glarus), it’s Old Bridge, one of the few remaining iron bridges of its kind at the center … Continue reading

The Chiefs, The Owner, And A First Game At Lambeau!

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Despite it being a pre-season game, it was the first time documentary producer John Mitchell got a chance to see a real game at Lambeau Field when his good friend and Super Fan – Steve “The Owner” Tate – took him to the Packers-Chiefs final pre-season game of the 2011 season.  Note that in some … Continue reading

The Painted Steers Of New Glarus…

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When visiting New Glarus Brewery a while back (photos of the brewery coming soon), it was evident thay they love their steers, likely because of the Swiss heritage the town relishes, being known as Little Switzerland.  Further, our Minong friend Jack Link’s Beef Jerky also has a factory in New Glarus.  Whatever their reasons for … Continue reading

“Lombardi” Benifit Show Scheduled At The Milwaukee Rep

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“We are excited to announce this very special benefit performance to help support the fight against cancer.  While we are unable to exchange previously purchased Lombardi tickets for this event, as a loyal supporter of The Rep we wanted to provide you the first opportunity to purchase a ticket and add your support to the Vince Lombardi … Continue reading

A Bluegrass Festival In Mondovi

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And so you don’t think we are ignoring rural Wisconsin in the least, we went to a Bluegrass festival on a farm just outside Mondovi a while back and found that, despite the humidty, the horse flies, and heat, it was quite a bit of fun Wisconsin country style.  We also got to meet up … Continue reading

Wisco Hotel Group’s Original Location Is A Charming Place To Stay…

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Staying at the Wisco Hotel Group’s original Holdiay Inn location in Fon Du Lac was such a pleasure as it’s a charming hotel with a sense of history to it.  One of our favorite parts about being there was the Holidome (see photos), an indoor pool and gaming area that seems to be the originator … Continue reading

The Titletown Clown, Just Clowning Around For Charity…

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In an email to us, The Titletown Clown noted the following regarding his August 2nd event at Lambeau Field in which he got to go to yet another part of the stadium that few of us ever wil: “I had the privilege of Rappelling down 8 stories of Lambeau Field today for Special Olympics!  And … Continue reading

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