Robert Marcella is an accidental artist.
Tom Hanks told us a few decades ago that “there’s no crying in baseball,” but he wasn’t at Simmons Field for the final game of the season.
How’s your summer been? Peaceful, relaxing, a time to enjoy outdoor activities?
When I talked last week with Alexandria Binanti Robinson, executive director of Downtown Kenosha Inc., about the organization’s Pop-Up Beer Garden on Simmons Island Beach, she was looking forward to the bonfires on Saturday night and the artisan markets.
I don’t know if we’re officially in the dog days of summer, but I can hear them barking.
When you work at a newspaper, you hear all sorts of complaints, from the mundane (“my street isn’t plowed yet”) to the more exotic (“aliens are blocking my cable TV signal again”).
If enthusiasm can make an event successful, the Downtown Kenosha Pop-Up Beer Garden — kicking off a two-weekend run on Thursday — can’t miss.
Want to know where to find a "Wibit"? Find out in our annual guide to local beaches in today's GO Kenosha entertainment section.
When I read our story earlier this week about a group of people alerting the police that they were being harassed by a “crazy drunk lady who is trying to take our beers” at a Peanut Butter and Jam concert, I chuckled and rolled my eyes.
It’s safe to say our Kenosha Kingfish are not enjoying an all-star year.
I’m always looking for role models, and now I have a shiny new one: O. Fred Nelson, the former Kenosha Water Utility general manager.
Thank goodness Summerfest is done, so we can concentrate on summer’s real Big Gig: Church Festival Season.
Happy birthday, America.
There’s an old adage that you should never meet your heroes because they’ll disappoint you. You know, like if you run into Tom Hanks at the airport and he’s screaming at a ticket agent.
Normally, by this time in June I’ve spent several happy hours at Simmons Field, cheering for the Kenosha Kingfish with a few thousand of my closest friends.
Thanks as always to everyone who sent in suggestions for this year’s Liz’s Book Club.
We need to get serious for a moment here. It’s Thursday, which means Sunday is a scant three days from now.
Maybe in a few weeks, Lily Karnes can enjoy a relaxing Sunday.
No one is more surprised than Lily Karnes that she is Miss Kenosha.
Before we get to today’s column, we have a few housekeeping chores to take care of: