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Summer Soulstice Music Festival announces 2017 lineup Image

Summer Soulstice Music Festival announces 2017 lineup

Published Wednesday, April 5

This afternoon, the Summer Soulstice Music Festival - in its seventeenth year - announced its lineup of outstanding local music for its upcoming 2017 edition, featuring 18 bands spread across three East Side stages.

Rock The Green 2016 Image

Rock The Green 2016

Published Monday, Sept. 12

After taking a three-year break, Rock the Green is back with a killer music line-up, featuring acts both local and national, and great environmental education! Check out the full details of the event here.

What you must try at the inaugural Big Gig BBQ Image

What you must try at the inaugural Big Gig BBQ

Published Monday, Aug. 29

From smoky ribs to savory brisket, barbeque lovers are sure to find a favorite among the offerings from ten barbeque vendors at the Big Gig BBQ on Sept. 4. But, with so many options, which ones should you be sure to try? We asked the vendors.

Wait, there are THREE Wisconsin State Fairs?! Image

Wait, there are THREE Wisconsin State Fairs?!

Published Thursday, Aug. 11

It makes sense if you think about it, but it was news to me that Wisconsin has three - not one - annual State Fair. And just because I hadn't heard of them doesn't mean the Northern Wisconsin State Fair and the Central Wisconsin State Fair are newbies.

Did you know? A few facts about the State Fair cream puffs Image

Did you know? A few facts about the State Fair cream puffs

Published Wednesday, Aug. 10

There's a few things we'd bet you don't know about Wisconsin State Fair cream puffs. And then, we'd also bet you'd be interested to learn how to win a lifetime supply of them for yourself. Yeah, we thought so.

Beersicles hit the spot on a hot day at the fair Image

Beersicles hit the spot on a hot day at the fair

Published Monday, Aug. 8

Beersicles from Pete's Pops are available at the State Fair's new PBR Park and come in two flavors: PBRaspberry and Citrus Shandy. Just don't feed 'em to your kids.

#WeWant: State Fair edition Image

#WeWant: State Fair edition

Published Sunday, Aug. 7

The Wisconsin State Fair is one of the greatest things ever. Here are just a few of the things #WeWant while we are there!

7 spots to get your cheese on at State Fair Image

7 spots to get your cheese on at State Fair

Published Saturday, Aug. 6

When you're living in the dairy state, it's only logical that you should be able to find plenty of cheese available at the State Fair. And you can. In addition to plenty of spots where you can get cheese smothered on top of burgers, tots and other dishes, here are seven great spots to get your cheese straight up and... well, usually fried.

13 new Wisconsin State Fair foods, reviewed and ranked Image

13 new Wisconsin State Fair foods, reviewed and ranked

Published Friday, Aug. 5

There are more than 80 new foods in which you can indulge at the 2016 Wisconsin State Fair. But, which ones are worth trying? We've ranked 13 of them from worst to best (13 being the worst) along with my tasting notes for your reading enjoyment.

You pick: Which new Wisconsin State Fair foods should we try? Image

You pick: Which new Wisconsin State Fair foods should we try?

Published Friday, July 22

We'd like to interrupt the arterial recovery you've been experiencing since the close of Summerfest with a new addition of diet-busting treats from the Wisconsin State Fair. And you can help us decide which ones we should try and review during the Fair.