Haunted Fox Valley – 8 Local Ghost Stories

Every town has its tales of terror. But there seems to be something especially freaky about Appleton and the Fox Cities. From historic buildings haunted by their owners, to paranormal gravestones and even our very own “Phantom of the Opera” – you don’t need to go far to find evidence the metaphysical. Whether you believe […]

3 Chances to Enjoy the Work of Local Artists in the Fox Cities and Green Bay This Summer

The artist’s biggest enemy is fear. Fear is what keeps you from taking risks with your work and being true to yourself. It makes you lack the confidence to share your work with others. Fear can even prevent you from doing that work in the first place. In Steven Pressfield’s book, The War of Art, […]

Why The Traveling Suitcase Could be the Next Big Rock Band from Wisconsin

Music, like any art form, seems to follow a sort of pattern. Movements and genres ebb and flow. The most groundbreaking art is a reaction. Sometimes artists react to something by moving against it – bucking trends and standing for what they believe in. Or they might choose to take what inspires them – and […]

12 Big Events in Northeast Wisconsin to Help You Squeeze Every Drop of Fun out of Summer

The air was a bit cooler this weekend, reminding us that the summer won’t last forever. It’s almost August. Back to school stuff is all over the stores. Before you know it – leaves will start falling from the trees and Christmas decorations will be going up. But let’s try not to think about that […]

Seven Ways to Celebrate the Start of Summer in Northeast Wisconsin

June 21 marks the first official day of summer, and all of us over at WhooNEW are so excited, we’re jumping for joy.  Literally. Summer can traditionally take a long time to arrive in Wisconsin, and this year was no exception. After all the snow and rain (and more snow and rain), I’m starting to […]

5 Events That Let You Get the Most Out of Spring in Northeast Wisconsin

After much anticipation…spring is finally here! (Knock on wood) In Wisconsin, sometimes it seems like we almost skip over spring and autumn, going directly from winter to summer – or vice versa. For that reason, you have to take advantage of those spectacular spring days before we switch from complaining about the cold to complaining […]