Andrea Paulseth

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Wed. May. 2nd, 2018

Drop a Line, Get a Bite: Preparing for this year's fishing season

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Opening day of the 2018 regular inland fishing season follows the coldest and snowiest April on record, meaning it’s a pretty good bet many anglers’ favorite fish species will be hungry and ready to bite, state fisheries officials say ...

Wed. May. 2nd, 2018

Big Branch-Out: A look at Down to Earth’s major expansion

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Down to Earth Garden Center, a local family owned business offering landscaping services and retail sales at 6025 Arndt Road in Eau Claire, has recently expanded its Garden Center to offer customers ...

Just Bag It Fashion Show 2018

Mon. Apr. 30th, 2018

On Thursday, April 26 UWEC’s annual funky fashion show "Just Bag It" took place in the Davies Student Center, featuring students and their designs made from recycled and repurposed materials ...

Wed. Apr. 18th, 2018

Local Music Veterans Make a Dreamy New Rock Record

Eric Christenson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Jim Pullman has been making rock songs and records for almost two decades, and the lion’s share of those songs have come from personal stories and experiences. But for his band’s latest full length ...

Tue. Apr. 17th, 2018

Shanghai Restored: Sushi restaurant reopens with classy new atmosphere

Amanda Foxcroft, photos by Andrea Paulseth

When the original, beloved Shanghai Bistro restaurant closed in August 2016 it left a Peking duck-shaped hole in our lives. We all wondered what would happen to the empty building, hoping that maybe it would rise again ...

Tue. Apr. 17th, 2018

New Man on Barstow: Eau Claire native opens cozy downtown gift shop

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The dog in the window isn’t for sale, but she might greet you at the door – with permission from store owner Matt Pabich – when you visit Raggedy Man. The new gift shop on South Barstow Street, named in reference to Matt Smith’s incarnation of the title character in Doctor Who, opened April 10 ...

Thu. Apr. 5th, 2018

Latest Draganowski Venture Is River Prairie Pizza Spot Za 51

Emilee Wentland, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Pizza can be more than just cheese, sausage, or pepperoni. Altoona’s newest pizza restaurant, Za 51, serves up 10-inch, thin-crust pizzas topped with artichokes, prosciutto, chicken, onions, or even ...

Thu. Apr. 5th, 2018

Naturel Growth: Grants propel local skin care line in expansion

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Melnaturel, a locally handmade, natural skin care line developed and marketed by founder Melissa Wilson, has grown substantially over the past year thanks in part to receiving a couple of grants to assist in ...

Thu. Apr. 5th, 2018

Family-Friendly Triple Play

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Children’s Museum, Chippewa Valley Museum, and Beaver Creek team up with shared membership

Wed. Apr. 4th, 2018

Keystone Crossing’s New Beer-Focused Eatery, Northern Tap House

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

On Saturday, March 3, Roblé Tacos + Tequila closed its doors. When they re-opened on Monday, March 5, it was to welcome guests to Northern Tap House, a new venue for beer enthusiasts and lovers of pizza, burgers ...

Wed. Mar. 21st, 2018

From Stories to Sammies

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Erbert and Gerbert’s – launched in Eau Claire – celebrates 30 years of success and sandwiches

Wed. Mar. 21st, 2018

5 Numbers: Are We Too Cool for the Pool?

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Attendance dipped at the Fairfax Park Municipal Swimming Pool last summer, according to a report presented to the Eau Claire City Council in mid-March. The report blamed the decline on ...

Wed. Mar. 21st, 2018

Art for All: Space for local artists and craftspeople ready to open

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A new home for local artists called Art on the Ridge is launching this month in a repurposed portion of warehouse space just off Clairemont Avenue. at 525 Park Ridge Court in Eau Claire. Art on the Ridge is ...

Tue. Mar. 20th, 2018

Wrapped up in the Process

Marie Anthony, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Gorski takes home Best In Show at ArtsWest 39

The Daily Shakedown

Fri. Mar. 16th, 2018

Giving Homeless Kids a Helping Hand

Hope Greene, photos by Andrea Paulseth

It’s easy to have the thought that there’s something shameful about being homeless. It’s presented in movies, in TV shows, in news programs, and social talk; that homelessness is a problem for ...

Fri. Mar. 9th, 2018

In Good Company: Eau Claire resident launches dance company

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Lynn Buske of Eau Claire is launching BaredFeet Company, a local contemporary dance company, in the next two months. Buske wants to bring professional, expressive, contemporary dance performances ...

Wed. Mar. 7th, 2018

Tips for Tenants: How to choose what landlord is right for you

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Nestled somewhere among hundreds of factors renters consider when searching for a place to live is a very important consideration. Nothing can make or break a rental experience quite like the person ...

Wed. Mar. 7th, 2018

For the Love of Order

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

hearing scheduled for “Public Good Order” amendments

Tue. Mar. 6th, 2018

Artisanal Style: Janelle Buesser makes her mark on salon business

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

For Janelle Buesser, Artisan Forge Studios – which provides space for dozens of artists and other small businesses – was a perfect fit. It’s edgy, artistic, “badass,” and it has great parking, so her customers don’t have to trudge through mountains ...

Tue. Mar. 6th, 2018

Food Trucks Allowed in More Eau Claire Parks

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

You’ll likely be seeing more food trucks around Eau Claire in the near future. On Feb. 27, the Eau Claire City Council approved an ordinance expanding the list of parks where licensed food trucks can serve up mobile munchies year-round ...

Wed. Feb. 28th, 2018

Room for Yogis: Eau Claire spot The Yoga Room helps you be you

Bryan Reynolds, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A yogi, by definition, is someone who is actively engaged in the practice of yoga. Believe it or not, you are actively practicing yoga just by walking in the door at The Yoga Room (2839 Mall Drive). The owners, husband and wife duo ...

Fri. Feb. 23rd, 2018

Tempted to Touch

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Artfly pop-up encourages viewers to engage with art

Fri. Feb. 23rd, 2018

Growlin’ to Go

Samantha Kobs, photos by Andrea Paulseth

get your growler filled at this new Eau Claire spot

2018 Contriby Awards Gala

Thu. Feb. 22nd, 2018

Check out the fantastic fun we had at the 5th Annual Contriby Awards Gala – where Volume One editors handed out awards to the magazine's contributing writers, photographers, and artists for their outstanding work in 2017. (The gala was held on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.)

The Best Night 2018

Sun. Feb. 11th, 2018

The Best Night was an all-new Volume One event – a celebratory evening of food, drinks, live DJs, roving performers, art installations, and camaraderie. The sold-out event gave 750 people a chance to celebrate Volume One's Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader Poll results ...

Fri. Jan. 26th, 2018

Warm up Your Green Thumb: Plan a Community Garden Plot Now

James Johonnott, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Looking to dig in the dirt and grow your own food this year? Do you yearn for more yard space than you have? Community gardens are a convenient answer for the green thumb with A square footage limitation. It’s never ...

Fri. Jan. 26th, 2018

Don't Let the Wintertime Blues Win

Megan Hosely, photos by Andrea Paulseth

With 2017 giving way to 2018, many of us resolve to spend more time in the gym. However, more often than not, those resolutions quickly fade. Some give up because of lack of time to actually work out, and others ...

Fri. Jan. 26th, 2018

For These Old Abes, It's Always Showtime

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

If you ask people connected to the Old Abe Show Choir to describe the ensemble, the most often-used synonym is “family.” And, like most families, amid all the affection and good times is a lot of hard work ...

Thu. Jan. 25th, 2018

Opening Shot | Jan. 24, 2018

photos by Andrea Paulseth

THAT TRAIL IS GETTING PRETTY (FAT) TIRED. On Thursday, January 18, Winter After Hours (in its new location at Pinehurst Park) featured a fat tire bike race hosted by EC Enduro ...

Wed. Jan. 24th, 2018

Stages of Summer: Former director documents UWEC summer theater

by Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Summer theater in Eau Claire was born in 1965, the child of former UW-Eau Claire President Leonard Haas and a troupe of dedicated performers. Over the years, the theater was called the Patio ...

Tue. Jan. 23rd, 2018

Light Moves: Incandescence is next step in local dance evolution

Emily Kinzel, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Much like Eau Claire’s musical culture, the city’s dance culture is ever-growing. Emily Emerson, founder of Eau Claire Dance Festival, plans to light up the winter months with Incandescence ...

Tue. Jan. 23rd, 2018

A New History: Local museums explore participatory model

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

When 24 UW-Eau Claire students gathered for their first “Museums in America” class last fall, they became part of a growing movement in the field of public history. Dr. Dan Ott, their instructor ...

Beaver Creek Reserve's 2018 Frosty Frolic

Tue. Jan. 23rd, 2018

On Saturday, January 20, Beaver Creek Reserve hosted their "Frosty Frolic" event featuring fun winter family activities. Activities included snowshoeing, cross country skiing, mini-sessions on a variety of topics, kids crafts, hot chocolate, s’mores and dog sledding.