BY MARGO DRUMMOND We would know more about Harriet (Hattie) Stewart Harrington if the memoir she wrote had not been stolen. In it she would have noted her noble ancestry - descended from Mary, Queen of Scots, on her father’s side - her mother a Cherokee Indian princess named White Cloud. When … [Read More...]
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BY KATIE MATTESON The release of Jack Grassel and Jill Jensen’s new CD comes just in time to bring inspiration and relief to the “season of short days and long shadows.” “Snow People” is a collection of 13 winter-themed songs reflecting the various moods of winter from a Racine couple who have … [Read More...]
From left, Andrew and Rick Buehrens Restaurant Name: Kewpee Owners’ Name: Rick and Mary Buehrens Year Established: 1926, rebuilt in 1939 (with a parking structure added over the top in 1961) and rebuilt in 1997 (when the parking structure was demolished). Contact Info: 520 … [Read More...]
BY JESSICA ZALEWSKI The Racine Art Museum is ready to kick off the holiday season with the presentation of the RAM Holiday Tree, leadership in the local presentation of Small Business Saturday, special holiday hours and discounts in the Museum Store and the annual Art of AdOrnaments, Wrappins’ and … [Read More...]
BY JIM MERCIER Stove polish? I know what you must be thinking, “I didn’t know that we made THAT in Racine!” Well, why not... we made just about everything else here at one time or another! Most of us know that Racine manufactured tractors, automobiles, wax products, garbage disposals, as well as … [Read More...]
Business Name: Photographic Design Gallery & Framing Address: 411 6th St., Racine, WI 53403, (262) 633-9899, photographicdesignltd.com Year Established: 2001 Hours of Operation: Special events and by appointment Owner’s Names: Brad Jaeck and Carol Hansen Please share a bit about your … [Read More...]
Tresor Nimi, 19, of Racine poses for a photo taken by Racine Creative Center student Anais Hernandez during the United Way’s OneRacine event, held Oct. 6 at Festival Hall. BY KATIE MATTESON It’s been about a year and a half since Tim Baumstark and a handful of volunteers, including Chris Uran, TJ … [Read More...]