FOX CITIES Magazine

FOX CITIES Magazine Celebrating the Place We Call Home
www.foxcitiesmagazine.com First printed as INSIDE THE FOX CITIES in 1984, FOX CITIES Magazine has, with the support of the community, transformed from black & white tabloid format into a full-color, glossy-paged lifestyle publication.

Anticipated for its respected & sometimes unexpected views of the place we called home, FOX CITIES Magazine is committed to sharing the experience of life in northeast Wisconsin... the arts... culture... dining... people... local history... homes... health & wellness.... and, the all important, "WHAT'S GOING ON!"

Our specialty publications include the annual DINING GUIDE, your comprehensive reso

Anticipated for its respected & sometimes unexpected views of the place we called home, FOX CITIES Magazine is committed to sharing the experience of life in northeast Wisconsin... the arts... culture... dining... people... local history... homes... health & wellness.... and, the all important, "WHAT'S GOING ON!"

Our specialty publications include the annual DINING GUIDE, your comprehensive reso

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06/29/2021

Come join the talented team at FOX CITIES Magazine. We are currently seeking an Art Director to lead the design department of the Valley’s premiere monthly city magazine and family of quality publications.

Duties include: Create and oversee the look of the monthly publication as well as annual specialty publications, making them vibrant, fresh, and smart for a sophisticated reader; hire and manage freelance photographers as needed; Oversee/approve all design elements of the magazine and all the photos, illustrations, and graphics that appear in it; Coordinate the work of multiple departments, including sales and editorial, through production planning to ensure that project deadlines are met; Make sure the magazine's overall brand, including its website and other print products, has a consistent visual presentation; Work directly with print vendors to ensure that accuracy and quality standards are achieved; Organize and prepare digital files, mock-ups and instructions for printer; Design marketing pieces, sales materials as well as internal and external informational materials; Oversee photoshoots and take photos as needed; Create, implement and maintain organizational procedures to increase efficiency; Serve as a client point-of-contact and provide customer service in ad creation; Conceptualize new projects; Source vendors as needed; Conceptualize social media campaigns, blog posts and contests to promote readership across various platforms.

Qualifications:
-BFA or BA in graphic design, art or similar field of study.
-At least 4 years of design experience at a consumer magazine or agency.
-Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite required.
-Knowledge of hardware and software on Mac platform and ability to troubleshoot when necessary.
-Photography experience required.
-Ability to manage and motivate designers and freelance team
-Ability to work well with editors in conceiving stories that work well visually.
-A strong creative vision and ability to produce high-impact work within a budget.
-Proven ability to manage multiple projects and hit deadlines.

LAST CALL! Photo submissions are due by 5 p.m. today to be considered in the annual People, Places & Things Photo Contes...
06/15/2021
Photo Contest

LAST CALL! Photo submissions are due by 5 p.m. today to be considered in the annual People, Places & Things Photo Contest. Show us what you got!

2021 Entry Information Grand Prize Photo, “Sailboats resting at Neenah’s Riverside Park before a busy day” by Kevin Abing of Neenah. To see the rest of our 2020 Photo Contest winners click here. Our annual People, Places & Things Photo Contest aims to recognize the best in amateur photography ...

Time is running out! Make sure to submit your People, Places & Things Photo Contest submissions by 5 p.m. tomorrow to be...
06/14/2021

Time is running out! Make sure to submit your People, Places & Things Photo Contest submissions by 5 p.m. tomorrow to be in the running for cool prizes from local businesses like CopperLeaf Boutique Hotel & Spa, Best Western Premier Bridgewood Resort Hotel, Foxley's Art and Framing and Wildbird & Backyard! This image by Chris Appleby took second place in last year’s Things category.

Time is running out! Make sure to submit your People, Places & Things Photo Contest submissions by 5 p.m. tomorrow to be in the running for cool prizes from local businesses like CopperLeaf Boutique Hotel & Spa, Best Western Premier Bridgewood Resort Hotel, Foxley's Art and Framing and Wildbird & Backyard! This image by Chris Appleby took second place in last year’s Things category.

There's still time to enter our 15th Annual People, Places & Things Photo Contest! Get your submissions in by June 15 an...
06/08/2021
Photo Contest

There's still time to enter our 15th Annual People, Places & Things Photo Contest! Get your submissions in by June 15 and may the best snaps win 📸

2021 Entry Information Last year’s Grand Prize Photo, “Sailboats resting at Neenah’s Riverside Park before a busy day” by Kevin Abing of Neenah. Our annual People, Places & Things Photo Contest aims to recognize the best in amateur photography that celebrates the place we call home. The cont...

A little happy news from the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce to kick off your weekend 🎉
05/14/2021
Bazaar After Dark, License to Cruise and Appleton’s Octoberfest Return to Fox Cities Social Calendar

A little happy news from the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce to kick off your weekend 🎉

Health and safety reviews indicate high-profile Chamber events may return in 2021 The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce has confirmed that its popular Fox Cities night market Bazaar After Dark and the beloved License to Cruise/Appleton’s Octoberfest events will return with in-person celebrations in 2...

Calling all Fox Cities photographers! We are now accepting submissions to our 15th Annual People, Places & Things Photo ...
05/12/2021
Photo Contest

Calling all Fox Cities photographers! We are now accepting submissions to our 15th Annual People, Places & Things Photo Contest. Submissions must be received by 5 p.m. on June 15. Click the link for the official rules.

2021 Entry Information Last year’s Grand Prize Photo, “Sailboats resting at Neenah’s Riverside Park before a busy day” by Kevin Abing of Neenah. Our annual People, Places & Things Photo Contest aims to recognize the best in amateur photography that celebrates the place we call home. The cont...

Will you be making mom breakfast in bed this weekend? Get Chef Jeff's tips for making the perfect omelet to wow the moth...
05/07/2021
The Perfect Omelet

Will you be making mom breakfast in bed this weekend? Get Chef Jeff's tips for making the perfect omelet to wow the mother figures in your life!

Q. I have heard that being able to cook a classic omelet is Culinary 101. I still struggle with it. What is your recipe for success? – Tony, Little Chute A. Omelets basically can be prepared one of two ways: either with the signature ingredients in with the scrambled eggs or the ingredients folded...

Who else is ready to cheer the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on during this year's first game on May 4th? This year, the Rat...
05/01/2021
New Face: Timber Rattlers Change Ownership for 2021 Season

Who else is ready to cheer the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on during this year's first game on May 4th? This year, the Rattlers welcomed a brand new owner, Rob Dickman, in time for the new season.

The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers welcomed chairman Rob Dickman in December, an entrepreneur who purchased the baseball organization through his entity Third Base Ventures. With a love of sports and knowhow in business development, Dickman hopes to help the Rattlers weather COVID-19’s challenges to Mi...

The Rahr-West's newest exhibit, opening tomorrow, will provide a nostalgic glimpse of farming across Wisconsin and the g...
04/17/2021
Long Time Passing: Rahr-West Celebrates Midwestern Farming

The Rahr-West's newest exhibit, opening tomorrow, will provide a nostalgic glimpse of farming across Wisconsin and the greater Midwest, complete with unique works from Wisconsin artists Roberta Condon and Lorraine Ortner-Blake.

Wisconsin is perhaps best known for its lush dairy farmland, but did you know our state loses more than two family farms per day? The Rahr-West’s upcoming art exhibit restates the legacy of Midwest agriculture amid a state of continual shifts to large-scale factory farms. “Long Time Passing” e...

Neenah Historical Society will invite Dr. Jennifer Haas to present her work on last year's archaeological survey of Lake...
04/12/2021
Beneath Lakeshore Avenue

Neenah Historical Society will invite Dr. Jennifer Haas to present her work on last year's archaeological survey of Lakeshore Avenue, revealing new findings on Neenah's Native American Heritage.

The program will be livestreamed on Neenah Public Library's page on Thursday at 7 p.m.

An April 15 virtual program from Neenah Historical Society will invite Neenah residents to learn more about their community’s Native American heritage in a larger history recently uncovered on Lakeshore Avenue. “Beneath Lakeshore Avenue” recounts the findings of an archaeological dig conducted...

Greetings to all Fox Cities restaurant owners! Last year you helped us put together a list of Take Out & Delivery option...
04/06/2021
Take Out & Delivery Options

Greetings to all Fox Cities restaurant owners! Last year you helped us put together a list of Take Out & Delivery options in response to COVID-19.

Since that previous list in 2020, have you changed how you're offering takeout? Curbside pickup? Delivery? Let us know in a comment below and we'll update our online directory and share to social media.

#foxcitiesfoodie #eatlocal #supportlocal

Despite a state mandate that all dining rooms close to the public due to the COVID-19 outbreak, these restaurants and businesses are keeping us well fed through carry out options, curbside pick up and delivery. Leave a comment if we missed one and we will add it to the list! This page will be update...

From new openings to concept changes to expansions, Fox Cities restaurants have seen all kinds of changes in the past ye...
03/30/2021
April 2021

From new openings to concept changes to expansions, Fox Cities restaurants have seen all kinds of changes in the past year. Read all about the latest dining scene updates in our April Food for Thought issue:

Food for Thought | Green Space Guardians | Independent Living | Creative Home Solutions

Calling all photographers! It's that time of year again submit your best Fox Cities pics to our annual People, Places & ...
03/26/2021
Photo Contest

Calling all photographers! It's that time of year again submit your best Fox Cities pics to our annual People, Places & Things photo contest! More details here:
https://foxcitiesmagazine.com/favorites/photo-contest/

2021 Entry Information Grand Prize Photo, “Sailboats resting at Neenah’s Riverside Park before a busy day” by Kevin Abing of Neenah. To see the rest of our 2020 Photo Contest winners click here. Our annual People, Places & Things Photo Contest aims to recognize the best in amateur photography ...

Now that the St. Patrick's Day rush is over, curbside carryout dinner for two is back at Marks East Side. Have you calle...
03/23/2021
Curbside Dinner for Two Returns to Mark’s East Side

Now that the St. Patrick's Day rush is over, curbside carryout dinner for two is back at Marks East Side. Have you called in your order yet?

After a two-week hiatus to keep up with of St. Patrick’s corned beef and cabbage demand, Mark’s East Side’s curbside carryout dinner for two returned yesterday. “The week of [St. Patrick’s] is pretty busy around here, but we wanted to make sure we were doing that right and taking time to d...

We are looking for a part time (summer, on call) graphic designer to help produce OVATION! This is such a great opportun...
03/23/2021

We are looking for a part time (summer, on call) graphic designer to help produce OVATION! This is such a great opportunity to work closely with our amazing friends at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. Looking for a new career?

We are looking for a part time (summer, on call) graphic designer to help produce OVATION! This is such a great opportunity to work closely with our amazing friends at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. Looking for a new career?

Kerrigan Brothers winery might end up in next year’s Guinness World Records in the most Wisconsin way imaginable:  They’...
03/11/2021
Largest Old-Fashioned Ever? Kerrigan Aims for World Record

Kerrigan Brothers winery might end up in next year’s Guinness World Records in the most Wisconsin way imaginable: They’re going to mix the world’s largest old-fashioned cocktail.

After the mixing is broadcast live tomorrow, they'll be celebrating on Saturday by serving the largest old-fashioned in growlers out on the winery's porch, along with other attractions.

To celebrate the start of Saint Patrick’s Day season, Kerrigan Brothers winery in Freedom might end up in next year’s Guinness World Records in the most Wisconsin way imaginable. They’re going to mix the world’s largest old-fashioned cocktail. The Fox Valley will watch Kerrigan mix together ...

The Trout Museum of Art's latest exhibit "Unraveled. Restructured. Revealed." is exploring what diversity means in the m...
03/09/2021
Exhibit Focus: Unraveled. Restructured. Revealed.

The Trout Museum of Art's latest exhibit "Unraveled. Restructured. Revealed." is exploring what diversity means in the modern art world, with the help of over 60 artists from Madison to Brooklyn to Zimbabwe. Find out what the exhibit is all about on the blog.

Featuring over 60 contemporary works of art from artists of color, queer artists, and artists with disabilities, the Trout Museum’s exhibit “Unraveled. Restructured. Revealed.” seeks to explore questions of what it means to be diverse in the arts community and beyond. The exhibit, which has a ...

03/08/2021

We are always looking for creative, aspiring photographers to help us with upcoming issues! If you are interested please message us directly. Serious inquiries only please, thank you!

Our March issue is out in print form and to view online at our website foxcitiesmagazine.com. The March issue is a fanta...
03/03/2021
March 2021

Our March issue is out in print form and to view online at our website foxcitiesmagazine.com. The March issue is a fantastic way to get excited about spring coming! Visit the link below to read it online!

Wisconsin Slang | Camper Renovations | Home on the Road | Local Market Must-haves

Outdoor activities to beat the winter blues!
02/24/2021
Crush the Cold

Outdoor activities to beat the winter blues!

Outdoor activities to beat the winter blues Many people anticipate spending less time outside in the dead of winter, but with the COVID-19 pandemic limiting indoor activities, it might be time to rethink that approach. Getting outside, even during the winter, is crucial for our physical and mental h...

Get to know five Fox Cities chefs in our February issue!
02/03/2021
Meet the Chefs

Get to know five Fox Cities chefs in our February issue!

Get to know five area chefs as they offer a glimpse into back-of-the-house life Photography by Kacie Mischler Bass Mike Buckarma Chef & Owner, Becket’s in Oshkosh Chef Mike Buckarma’s career has been in the kitchen from day one. He got his first restaurant job at age 16 and never looked back. .....

FOX CITIES Magazine's cover photo
02/01/2021

FOX CITIES Magazine's cover photo

What's not to ❤️ about February? Especially when you have a new issue of FCM to dive into. This month we are bringing yo...
02/01/2021
February 2021

What's not to ❤️ about February? Especially when you have a new issue of FCM to dive into. This month we are bringing you chef profiles, a real estate outlook, outdoor winter fun and so much more. Check it out online and in print!

Meet the Chefs | Outdoor Winter Recreation | Real Estate Outlook | Creative Weddings

Take a look at what the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has been up to during its extended intermission in this specia...
01/27/2021
Ovation 2020-21 Special Edition

Take a look at what the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has been up to during its extended intermission in this special edition of Ovation.

Visit foxcitiespac.com for the latest on the 2021-22 Broadway season!

Ovation 2020-21 Special Edition

Did you catch the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center 2021-22 season announcement last night? Check out the details on the...
01/26/2021
Fox Cities P.A.C. Announces 2021-22 Broadway season

Did you catch the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center 2021-22 season announcement last night? Check out the details on the blog now.

The Fox Cities P.A.C. will continue virtual delivery of its mission through summer with plans to welcome audiences back beginning in August 2021. The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has announced the 2021-22 Broadway Across America – Fox Cities Series lineup. The season will include Mean Girls, ...

Since its inception, Appleton Public Library's artist-in-residence program has hosted over 40 local artists. “Art is ess...
01/19/2021
Art at APL

Since its inception, Appleton Public Library's artist-in-residence program has hosted over 40 local artists.

“Art is essentially visual storytelling. What a great way to get to know our incredible and diverse community,” says Adult Services & Engagement Librarian Melanie Thurber. “We hope by removing barriers of cost and expectations of experience, connecting to these incredible artists will create lasting impact on the creativity and well-being of our community.”

Check out the 2021 artist lineup in our latest blog post.

For the past five years, the Appleton Public Library (APL) has been showcasing local creators through its artist-in-residence program that supports and celebrates fine art and artists in the Fox Cities. APL has hosted over 40 artists through this program. “By providing space for artists to showcas...

The 30th annual Fox Cities Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, co-hosted by African Heritage, Inc. and the Lawrence ...
01/14/2021
30th annual MLK Day Celebration in Appleton goes virtual

The 30th annual Fox Cities Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, co-hosted by African Heritage, Inc. and the Lawrence University Diversity and Intercultural Center, will be held virtually on January 18. Find out how to participate in our latest blog post.

The 30th annual Fox Cities Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, co-hosted by African Heritage Inc. and the Lawrence University Diversity and Intercultural Center, will be held virtually on January 18. Typically held in Lawrence’s Memorial Chapel on the evening of MLK Day, the 2021 event is movi...

We picked the 🧠🧠🧠 of local artists and art authorities. These are the creators they say to keep an eye on this year.
01/12/2021
Artists to Watch 2021

We picked the 🧠🧠🧠 of local artists and art authorities. These are the creators they say to keep an eye on this year.

Local artists and art authorities share their picks of creators to keep an eye on this year Jamison Glisczinski, jamisonstudio.com Nominated by Eric Miller Owner, Foxley’s Gallery “Three years ago I met an artist named Jamison Glisczinski, he brought in his clay and metal sculpture of Daphne, fr...

01/02/2021
Take out, local history and COVID-19 response stories dominated in 2020. Here are the 10 most viewed stories of the year...
12/31/2020
10 Most-Viewed Stories of 2020

Take out, local history and COVID-19 response stories dominated in 2020. Here are the 10 most viewed stories of the year on foxcitiesmagazine.com.

Take out, local history and COVID-19 response stories dominated in 2020. Here are 10 of the most viewed stories of the year on foxcitiesmagazine.com. 2020 was the year of take out. Our rundown of local take out and delivery options was the most viewed story of the year on foxcitiesmagazine.com. Othe...

12/21/2020

Come join the talented team at FOX CITIES Magazine. We are currently seeking an Art Director to lead the design department of the Valley’s premiere monthly city magazine and family of quality publications.

Duties include: Create and oversee the look of the monthly publication as well as annual specialty publications, making them vibrant, fresh, and smart for a sophisticated reader; hire and manage freelance photographers as needed; Oversee/approve all design elements of the magazine and all the photos, illustrations, and graphics that appear in it; Coordinate the work of multiple departments, including sales and editorial, through production planning to ensure that project deadlines are met; Make sure the magazine's overall brand, including its website and other print products, has a consistent visual presentation; Work directly with print vendors to ensure that accuracy and quality standards are achieved; Organize and prepare digital files, mock-ups and instructions for printer; Design marketing pieces, sales materials as well as internal and external informational materials; Oversee photoshoots and take photos as needed; Create, implement and maintain organizational procedures to increase efficiency; Serve as a client point-of-contact and provide customer service in ad creation; Conceptualize new projects; Source vendors as needed; Conceptualize social media campaigns, blog posts and contests to promote readership across various platforms.

Qualifications:
-BFA or BA in graphic design, art or similar field of study.
-At least 4 years of design experience at a consumer magazine or agency.
-Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite required.
-Knowledge of hardware and software on Mac platform and ability to troubleshoot when necessary.
-Photography experience required.
-Ability to manage and motivate designers and freelance team
-Ability to work well with editors in conceiving stories that work well visually.
-A strong creative vision and ability to produce high-impact work within a budget.
-Proven ability to manage multiple projects and hit deadlines.

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