A couple weeks ago, Milwaukee developer Josh Jeffers announced an ambitious plan to turn the sprawling former Horlick Malted Milk plant in Racine into a "town square,â€ with residential, commercial and retail developments. We went over for a closer look.
When future food magnate William Horlick came to the United States from England in 1869, he settled in Racine and built a malted milk empire. Now that complex, which closed in 1975, is being redeveloped.
Following their highly anticipated pop-up at the East Side's Crossroads Collective, which wrapped up during the beginning of the Safter at Home mandate for COVID-19, SapSap has opened for curbside pick-up at their Racine commissary kitchen. Here's everything you need to know.
Thanks to reader David Williamson sharing some postcards from his collection, we're featuring a mix of restaurants from southeastern Wisconsin as well as a mud baths lounge in Waukesha that has been back in the news recently. Enjoy this walk down memory lane.
Wisconsin is home to a variety of delicious foods, from crispy fried cheese curds and sausages to indulgent butter burgers. But among the foods with the most storied histories is a Danish treat with a special Wisconsin twist: kringle.
All around us are beautiful sights and scenes, some popular some exclusive. In this new feature we'll share some of these - through our lens - and hope that you'll join us along the way by sharing your favorite Wisconsin sights too.
Kringle fans rejoice! The new holiday flavor debut arrives today from O&H Danish Bakery. And at the same time, last year's gem - egg nog kringle - is back, too.
This year is the bakery's 70th anniversary and O&H is celebrating with a birthday bash and fall festival on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Tour a few Frank Lloyd Wright sites and you'll notice the recurring theme of intractability, stubbornness of him getting his way. Often, Wright's spats with clients led to works of stunning beauty. Take, for example, the administration building and research tower at SC Johnson in Racine.
Next on my list of kringle-related Wisconsin products to try doesn't, surprisingly, hail from Racine at all. Kringle Cream is made by Death's Door Spirits on Washington Island, off the tip of Door County.
The idea of using a building design to erect more than one structure isn't unheard of. Recently, I had the chance to see inside some Racine schools designed by the same architect and built at the same time - 1855!! - and which, despite many changes over the years, still survive today.
Today, even after many Lake Michigan lighthouses have gone dark, the need for Wind Point Lighthouse's glow remains important. We stopped in for a tour to get a look at the history, and to climb the 144 cast-iron steps to the top, of this 1880 Racine County landmark.
The 2006 animated movie "Cars" takes place in Radiator Springs, a once-vibrant city infused with Route 66 travelers that deteriorated when the interstate was built and droves of drivers ditched the slower roads. This happened in Milwaukee, too.
Wisconsin-based insurance provider Network Health announced a four-year partnership with former wide receiver and recent Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame inductee Donald Driver.
House of Harley-Davidson announced today the expansion of its territory with the purchase of Racine Harley-Davidson.