Best Albums of 2022: From the Fans to the Fans

Best Albums of 2022: From the Fans to the Fans
Since the Greeks carved the melody of Seikilos Epitaph on a stone tablet in the first century, people have always felt common ground with others through sharing a song. More

Ride to the North Pole on the Lake Geneva Santa Cruise 

Ride to the North Pole on the Lake Geneva Santa Cruise 
Lake Geneva Cruise Line ignites the holiday season with the announcement of its 5th annual Santa Cruise to the North Pole. Running November 25 through December 30, the Lake Geneva Santa Cruise keeps kids and adults in the holiday spirit from beginning to end with greetings from jolly elves, historic boats decked out with twinkling lights and filled with holiday music and cheer, and live narration of the story of your journey to the North Pole as you see lighted displays along the shore. During the 40-minute Santa Cruise, family and friends are kept cozy in enclosed and heated boats as the excitement builds to see Santa’s hideaway where he and his helpers test all the toys he is building. Children are amazed as the cruise comes to a halt and Santa emerges to wave and read off all of the children’s names on the nice list. The Santa Cruise departs from... More

Our Kenosha History: Former strip club overcomes numerous crimes and eventually receives a new lease on its life

Our Kenosha History: Former strip club overcomes numerous crimes and eventually receives a new lease on its life
With the recent news of local taverns having problems which our Kenosha City Council has decided to try to solve, lets take a look back at a small neighborhood joint on the city’s west side and its interesting history. On February 29, 1960, Augustus B. Thompson was given the authority to build a new, but pre-built restaurant at 4609 38th Avenue. By the end of the year, Thompson would open the Dun-Roamin’ Restaurant and Motel. The long, narrow building had the small restaurant in the front and a very small number of rooms for rent in the back. Later on, the hotel rooms would become transformed into a 3-room apartment. In the mid-1960’s it was known as Tommy’s Tap before Ken Penrod bough the building and opened Penrod’s Last Call Tavern, a country bar and grill in 1966. By 1968, a new operator comes on, Ken Menning. He hosts a... More

Best Albums Of 2021: From The Fans To The Fans

Best Albums Of 2021: From The Fans To The Fans
2021 was another crazy year for music, did we return to normalcy? Who knows maybe but with the help of music we sure felt like we did. Nothing can damper the feeling you get when hitting the play button and digging deep into a new album or artist. For me, and probably many More
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