10 Quirky Street Names We Found in Wisconsin

Wisconsin has its fair share of oddities, and as we’ve found traveling our state’s highways some of these oddities extend to quirky street names. Hey, it’d be boring if every street was named Main or Elm or First Street… but Reek Road? Chicken in the Woods Drive? Assman Road?? These are just some of the…

Marker for the first-ever premiere of "The Wizard of Oz," which took place in Oconomowoc on August 12, 1939.

Oconomowoc celebrates 80 years since “Wizard of Oz” premiere with a festival, yellow brick road, and public movie screening Thursday

There’s no place like home, right? And there’s no place like Oconomowoc. This lovely city in Waukesha County’s Lake Country is where the legendary film “The Wizard of Oz” had one of its first premieres. It took place at the Strand Theater on August 12, 1939; a marker commemorates this downtown on the site where…

Summerfest Today

Here’s what happening at Summerfest today, Day 11

The “World’s Largest Music Festival” is on Milwaukee’s lakefront for its final day of 2019 today. Summerfest started back in 1968 and has grown to welcome over 800 performers and over 800,000 of your closest friends to enjoy music, food, drink, dancing, shopping, strolls along the lakefront, and plenty more. There’s nothing quite like it…

Flag Day founding in Waubeka

Did You Know: Flag Day was Founded in Wisconsin??

Red, White & Blue: Flag Day and its founding in Waubeka, Wisconsin A lot of historic events have taken place in Wisconsin; the state has a lot of firsts. But did you know it had the first Flag Day? To find out more, I headed to Ozaukee County via I-43 and Highway 57 to Fredonia….