BY DAVE BLANK Racine’s incredible location on the shores of Lake Michigan, with our magnificent North Beach, and proximity to Milwaukee and Chicago are giant assets when it comes to attracting certain types of events. Namely, beach events, and Real Racine has lots of them this summer! But, we … [Read More...]
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Dr. Philo R. Hoy BY MARGO DRUMMOND In September of 1846, a young medical doctor arrived in Racine from Ohio, accompanied by his wife, Mary. It did not take long for the community of 2,200 to recognize Dr. Philo R. Hoy as he made his rounds, seldom seen without his pocket lens, butterfly net, … [Read More...]
The ArtRoot committee (left to right) Debra Karp, Samira Gdisis, Emily Montgomery, Jessica Zalewski, Vera Scekic, Robert Osborne, Maureen Fritchen, Nick Ramsey, not pictured: Dee Hutch. Carl Matteson photo. BY JESSICA ZALEWSKI The Branch at 1501 in Uptown Racine rumbles with the murmur and … [Read More...]
Submitted photo. Submitted photo. Restaurant Name: Sticky Rice Owner’s Name: Morakot Khampane Year Established: 2006 Location and Contact Info: 203 6th Street, Racine, WI 53403, (262) 898-8424, facebook.com/Sticky-Rice-157010060979960/ Hours of … [Read More...]
BY DAVE BACKMANN What if people from all over the world visited Racine to marvel at, and to learn about the community’s commitment to sustainable business practices? Actually, greater Racine already is a showcase of companies that are demonstrating their commitment to sustainability and … [Read More...]
Joan Roehre, Executive Director, Visioning a Greater Racine. Carl Matteson photo. Please introduce yourself: Hello, my name is Joan Roehre. Many people don’t know I wear two very different hats: executive director of Visioning a Greater Racine and my own global water education organization, … [Read More...]
Nichole Carroll demonstrates her skills in the simulation lab at Bryant Stratton College in Mount Pleasant. She graduated in April with a Practical Nursing Diploma as a member of the first graduating class from the college’s new campus. Carl Matteson photo. BY KATIE MATTESON Just a week before … [Read More...]