What’s old is new again—just ask sisters Carey Sharpe and Jenna Golem, who lovingly restored The Howard, a 90-plus-year-old building in Oshkosh for use as a multiuse event space, concert hall, café and bowling alley, opening this fall.
Madison’s Atwood Avenue is now home to a number of excellent restaurants and some great locally-owned boutiques, like Tammy…
Considered Wisconsin’s Grand Dame hotel, the American Club—nestled in the company town of Kohler—celebrated its one hundredth birthday this past August.
Founded in 1847 with just a flour and feed mill, today Cambridge’s quaint downtown filled with brick buildings boasts a few pubs, a winery and little shops—like the Avid Gardener, a gift and gardening boutique on the main drag.
In her hit “Big Yellow Taxi,” singer Joni Mitchell lamented that “they paved paradise and put up a parking lot.” At the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the alumni association has done just the opposite. It removed a parking lot and replaced it with Alumni Park, celebrating UW alumni and traditions.
In their heyday, there were 79 drive-in movie theaters in Wisconsin—they have since dwindled to the single digits. But, these nine popular ones have withstood the test of time by carving out a niche.