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Can You Hear It? It Sounds Like Summer

get ready for more summery local tunes in Phoenix Park

V1 Staff

Fourteen summers ago, the Sounds Like Summer Concert Series was born in the heart of Phoenix Park. What started as a fun way to celebrate our beautiful park and hard-working local musicians ...

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Visual Art

Sculpture Tour 2019 Flows Into Downtown Eau Claire

Lauren Fisher, photos by Lauren Fisher

The 2018 sculpture tour came down mid-April, making way for dozens of new works of art throughout downtown Eau Claire. Sculpture Tour Eau Claire placed 54 sculptures this year, making Eau Claire’s tour the second largest of its kind in the United States ...

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Food / Drink

Eating Good Local Meat on a Budget

it’s not always easy, but it is always a good call

photos by Andrea Paulseth, by Nik Novak

Good meat abounds in the Chippewa Valley. But sometimes you have to look for it. There are the farmers markets, of course. And some of you have friends and relatives just outside of Eau Claire ...

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Meat Me in Menomonie

Cut Rite Meat Shoppe offers local selection & expert advice

Danielle Zinsli, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Brent Hanson has been cutting meat since he was 16 years old. “I worked in a grocery store – worked my way into the meat department. And I’ve been doing it ever since,” said Hanson, who owns Cut Rite Meat Shoppe in Menomonie ...

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