Issue #387 June 26, 2019

Blooming Beauties

garden tour invites you to explore beautiful plantings

Barbara Arnold

Seven gardens on the west side of Eau Claire – several featuring breathtaking views of the city and river – will be featured in the second annual Gardens in Bloom tour on Saturday, July 13, from 9am to 4pm ...

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Issue #387 June 26, 2019

Full Steam Ahead

expo features toy trains from around the world

Rebecca Mennecke

Model trains have been around since the first set made an appearance in Germany in the late 1800s. By the early 1900s, Lionel had crafted the first electric-powered model train, and by the 1950s ...

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Issue #386 June 12, 2019

Well-Placed for Well-Being

yoga studio owner branches out with new fitness business

Caitlin Boyle, photos by Alexandra Mae

Later this month, something brand-new is opening in the Haymarket Plaza that will target peoples’ well-being, both physically and mentally. The Well, 40 S. Barstow St., is a fitness center that will offer classes ...

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Issue #386 June 12, 2019

In Tune With Body & Soul

newly expanded Tuning Tree offers a range of healing arts

Jessica Mahlum, photos by Jenna Larsen

Eau Claire husband-and-wife duo Anthony and Katie McMorran share a passion: the health and overall wellness of others. They own the newly expanded Tuning Tree Healing Services, located in the heart ...

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Issue #385 May 29, 2019

Memories Made in the North

‘Up North’ is as much a state of being as it is a part of our state

V1 Staff

If you created a word cloud based around the Northwoods, it would be full of tangible nouns – water, forest, sky, campfire, cabin. It would also be peppered with less concrete vocabulary as well ...

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Issue #383 May 1, 2019

Cooking Up a Good Time

restaurant experience inspires card game

Diana Peterson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Dave Schneider has spent his entire career in the restaurant business, so it was only natural when he decided to create a card game that it would involve a culinary theme. It occurred to him that he ...

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Issue #383 May 1, 2019

Lawns Done Simple

local starts first all-organic lawn care company

Lauren Fisher

After completing a degree in Horticulture and undergoing a three-month class – complete with a final exam – to qualify to treat lawns with traditional chemical fertilizers, it amazes Anthony Nied ...

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