16 Wisconsin Food Traditions [Infographic]

Wisconsin has its fair share of signature foods. Have you ever witnessed a non-Wisconsinite try their very first cheese curd? And, doesn’t it seem crazy when people from out of state have no clue about Friday fish fry, chicken booyah or even beer brats!? Wisconsin’s food traditions are rooted in our culture. They tell a […]

25 Brilliant Gift Ideas From Northeast Wisconsin

Finding the perfect gift for the people you care about can be fun. But sometimes it’s a challenge. The stress, pressure and hustle and bustle of the holidays doesn’t help – especially if you wait until the last minute to finish your list. That’s when gift giving can turn into a real pain in the […]

20 State Symbols of Wisconsin and the Stories Behind Them

Want to impress your friends with some real Wisconsin knowledge? Want to show them you know all about all the “official stuff” in our state? Well you’re in luck. I’ve already done all the research for you! And it was actually pretty interesting. Maybe I’m a nerd – but at least I’m a Wisconsinerd. Here […]

The Wacky Sport of Pickleball Invades Northeast Wisconsin

Have you heard of it? If not, you will soon. Pickleball, one of America’s fastest growing sports, has found its way to northeast Wisconsin. A combination of tennis, badminton and ping-pong gives us a great new way to compete that is quickly picking up attention across the world (Pickleball Spain is an actual thing). The […]

5 Totally Awesome Johnsonville Brats Commercials

The summer grilling season is upon us, and if you are a true Sconnie you are probably going to be grilling up some Johnsonville Brats this summer. Make sure you check out The Definitive Guide to Grilling Great Beer Brats! To get you fired up for your next big feast, WhooNEW found five Johnsonville Brats […]

The Story of Clifford Thompson – The Tallest Wisconsinite to Ever Live

Did you know one of the tallest men in the world was a Wisconsinite? Clifford Thompson claimed he was 8’7″ tall. Although, there has been some controversy over his actual height. According to thetallestman.com, he towered 7′ 5″ above ground. And a researcher named Craig Albert, more recently used photo-analysis to determine his size was somewhere […]

The Candyman Can!–Crazy Sweet Candy Store Opens in Appleton

  Ever taken a stroll to downtown Appleton and been hit by a wicked sugar craving? Then we’ve got good news! Crazy Sweet, the candy store with a delicious mission statement, is officially open for business.

10 Awesome Wisconsin-Themed Items on Etsy

If you’re looking to show off your Wisconsin style, beyond the Badgers or Packers hoodie you’re wearing right now, WhooNEW.com can help you. We’ve rounded up a list of 10 awesomely unique items to assist you in showing your support for the 30th state. This paraphernalia is available for purchase through the handmade and vintage […]

6 Inspiring Places to View Fall Colors in the Northwoods [Slideshow]

The radiance of autumn is upon us. Trees are bursting with red, orange, and yellow leaves. With the changing of seasons, it’s time to get outdoors and experience Mother Nature’s wonders. In my opinion, there’s no better place to take in the fall colors than the Northwoods.

5 Reasons People Hate Wisconsin (And Why They’re Wrong)

A quick Google search of the words “Wisconsin sucks” will reward you with no less than four YouTube videos, a number of angry blog posts and threads, and a t-shirt that implies unpleasant things about our relationship with Minnesota. (Our haters are nothing if not resourceful.) As someone who was, well, a teenager at one point, I’ll admit […]