As CBD has become the rock star of the holistic wellness world, it’s only natural that House of Nutrition & Wellness in Kenosha has added CBD items to its offerings. Read more

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The Milwaukee roots-rock band reflects on growing up in a factory town on their economical new LP. Read more

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Kenosha Mayor John Antaramian discusses how Kenosha has grown in recent years from Rust Belt town to tourist destination. Read more

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In recent years, Kenosha has become an attractive destination for day trips with museums, restaurants, a charming downtown area and lakefront and other attractions. Read more

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They’re playing Frank Sinatra as we walk in—a good omen for an Italian restaurant. Read more

Dining Out

It’ll be a chilly November in Kenosha. The 1,250-seat Rhode Center for the Arts will serve as a home for Will Lohman and his family as the Lakeside Players present a production of the classic Arthur Miller drama Death of a Salesman. The gr.. Read more


Dear Ruthie gives advice to someone who’s jealousy over his partner’s work friend is showing and describes several local events of potential interest to members of the LGBT community. Read more

Hear Me Out

I love the feeling of brick walls and a tall tin ceiling in summer. There’s a kind of a coolly cavernous feel about a place like that. All the vertical space radiates with its own kind of emotional warmth given the right performance. Kenosha.. Read more


Indie-rockers Notaword will pay homage to their Kenosha roots during their run of reunion shows. Read more

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Donoma, Folkswagon, Ash Can School and the Jill Plaisted Band are making waves in Kenosha and Racine’s once male-dominated music scenes. Read more

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In a world full of instant gratification, it can be easy to rush music to the listener, especially for artists recording at home. There’s a temptation to cut corners and finish a song quickly, rather than take time to construct it into stu... Read more

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The 12th annual Bristol Renaissance Faire presentsmore additions in merchants and entertainment this year along with traditionalfavorites. This Kenosha-based festival will take people back to Shakespearetimes with medieval food and alcoholic be.. Read more

Happening Now

Even on an album that didn't shy away from autobiography, "Butternut" stood out as one of the most personal tracks on songwriter Hugh Masterson's 2012 self-titled debut with Hugh Bob and the Hustle, a meditation on Masterson's small, Northern Wisc.. Read more

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Republican Congressman Paul Ryan has become a household name since his selection as Mitt Romney's... Read more

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We'll give credit where it's due. The job numbers that Gov. Scott Walker rushed out before the June 5 recall election were confirmed by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics last week. They show that Wisconsin gained jobs in 2011, instead.... Read more

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Each month, Kenosha's Lemon Street Gallery (4601 Sheridan Road) features artists selected from the gallery's nonprofit, co-op membership. An accompanying reception is known as “Second Saturdays”—the next one takes place March 1 Read more

Visual Arts 6 Comments

Corey Hart has a meniscus tear in his right knee that will require surgery and will be out 3-4 weeks. That covers most of Spring Training and it would seem that he will start the season on the Disabled List. This is the second straight season tha.. Read more

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Every now and then a small fringe production will come to my attention way too late for me to do anything about it. Such is the case with a show opening in Kenosha tonight. It may not be high art, but anything with a name like Oedipus 3-D : The .. Read more


Summerfest began announcing its side-stage line-ups this week, which means the perennial complaints from disappointed music fans can't be far behind. Let me try to stave off a few of them, though, with this reminder: If you're complaining about th.. Read more

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