Daily Archives: August 11, 2020


Town Square Tap co-owner Zach Frazier mixes up a smoothie. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz A lot can change in one year.  After opening last summer, Town Square Tap co-owner Zach Frazier realized the taproom needed to adjust its business model to remain viable. “We started out with the […]

Town Square Tap adjusts on the fly


Indy and Pete Cheema smile by a wine display. The couple purchased Malchetske’s on Broadway in 2004. submitted photo by Joe Schulz For the last 16 years, Indy Cheema has been living the American dream.  She came to the United States from India 33 years ago, not expecting to one […]

Living the American dream



Jeremy Stibb prepares to take a photo. Since taking a photography class in high school, Stibb has been taking photos of wildlife, community events and nature. His photos will be on display in Town Square through the month of August. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz When Jeremy Stibb was […]

An eye for photography


JEFF BENDING STANDS behind the bar at Jeff’s on the Square in Berlin, which he’s owned for 46 years. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz Jeff Bending has been in the restaurant business for about 50 years, and before this March he thought he’d seen everything.  Then, the coronavirus outbreak […]

A passion for serving customers



Erin Bryan, soprano, sings as Scott Gendel plays piano inside the Thrasher Opera House. The performance will be aired Thursday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. on YouTube as part of the Green Lake Festival of Music’s “Cabaret & Cabernet: A Celebration of Songs, Sweets & Sharing.”  submitted photo by Joe […]

The show must go on


A fish crib is lowered into Big Green Lake. The crib is designed to protect small fish from larger fish and preserve the lake as a habitat for aquatic life. Joe Schulz photo by Joe Schulz In the 1980s and ’90s, roughly 150 fish cribs were placed in Big Green […]

Providing fish a habitat for the future



TWO LADIES CLANK glasses at a past Sip & Shop on the Fox event. submitted photo by Joe Schulz The Princeton Chamber of Commerce hosts two wine walks each year, one in spring and one in fall.  This year, however, the coronavirus pandemic put a damper on those plans as […]

Sip & Shop on the Fox




THE GREEN LAKE Association’s Shine a Light Celebration began with a video that premiered live just before sunset on Aug. 1. Green Lake Association photo by Jennifer Fjelsted  Two months ago, when the Green Lake Association (GLA) reimagined its 11th-annual gala into its first-ever virtual fund-raiser in response to coronavirus, […]

Shine a Light was a glowing success


by Joe Schulz Big Green Lake What’s hot: Lake trout, northern pike, and bluegill What’s not: Smallmouth bass, white bass Guide’s Corner: Dennis Walker, Dennis Walker Pontoon Guide Service on Big Green Lake, 294-0611 Lake trout and northern pike have been the best bites on Big Green Lake as of […]

Lake trout, northern pike best bites on Big Green