hoping for a glimmer of the Half Moon Lake of my childhood
When I was a kid growing up on Vine Street in the 80s, the train tracks that bisected my lower west side neighborhood led straight to ...
one of the world’s best with a whip is from right here
The first thing you notice when you meet Adam is how he manages to make something that he takes very seriously, and is obviously incredibly skillful at, seem almost casual.
Since 1994, Herby has been the “Soul Proprietor” of one the most unique businesses around.
"Why is it named bullfrog? Do you even have frogs?"
Numbers of confirmed swine flu cases are rising across the state and nation ...
According to Hot Topic, there has been a growing interest in putting on live in-store performances among employees.
blues society starts summer concert series
“Why put all our eggs in one basket? Let’s do blues throughout summer.” – Blues Society President Ken Fulgione
local punk bassist back on tour with Comeback Kid
"Since then I think we’ve played over 200 shows in about 35 countries on five different continents.”
model builder scores major YouTube viewership
At what age should one put aside childish things? For local model builder Rob Mattison, the answer sure as hell isn’t 46 years old.
Chippewa Falls students are learning in the dirt
With 1,100 school lunch plates created daily, there is no shortage of worm food. Yes, "worm food."
new downtown eatery focuses on unexpected fare
On the second floor, rough beams rise diagonally from a restored wooden floor. The space has the presence of a hayloft. This was, after all, where the horses were kept.
Steel and aluminum bistro sets are sprouting like tulips on restaurant patios at the moment
Spring has finally won out over winter, and the iron gate to the Stella Blues outdoor dining patio has swung open.
internationally renowned duo kicks off tour in EC
Credited as “the first American country music band to perform in Albania and Bosnia” ...
event features some of the area’s best female musicians
Sweet, poppy, folksy, and soulful: everything you can expect from the Songstress Showcase at the Acoustic Café.
learn to unearth your funny side with comedy classes
Eau Claire is proud to introduce its own Who’s Line Is It Anyway?, and you’re invited to play.
private collector puts seven golden-era cars on display
Have you ever actually had to wipe drool from your mouth after admiring the curves or fins of old cars?
a discussion with the man that made Eau Claire famous for golf
This era saw golfers such as Tom Puls, Joe Springer, and Jeff Michaelson rule the local scene, as more state attention came to the Valley.
countless local artists and venues are finding they aren’t immune to recent economic woes
Nationally, regionally, and even here in the Chippewa Valley, countless artists and venues are finding they aren’t immune to recent economic woes.