COVID-19 + Social Distancing = No Door to Door Campaigning

There really is no other choice. The public’s health in the face of an unprecedented pandemic is too valuable to risk. I’m thankful for meeting so many of my fellow constituents of the 2nd District, but that effort must now move online and to the phone lines. While we all adapt our personal and workContinue reading “COVID-19 + Social Distancing = No Door to Door Campaigning”

The lights are on at Downtown’R Saloon

A house full of invited guests sampled the latest offerings of Kenosha’s newest eatery during a soft opening Thursday night at 707 56th St. Host Terry Nelson has met his goal of having the Downtown’R Saloon ready for its official opening on St. Patrick’s Day. The smell of smoked meats which anchors a southwest menuContinue reading “The lights are on at Downtown’R Saloon”

Anderson Arts Center Grand Reopening

A full house of guests gathered to mark the Grand Reopening of the Anderson Arts Center Saturday night, including about a dozen Anderson family members. The famed gallery underwent a $4.3 million renovation that includes a new geothermal heating and cooling system that will protect future art exhibitions. Newly painted walls, lighting system and aContinue reading “Anderson Arts Center Grand Reopening”

Valentine’s Day Treat

A standing room only crowd at Public Craft Brewing was treated to a personification of Valentine’s Day by Babe-alon 5 Friday night, whose melodies were sweeter than a bag of conversation hearts and sassier too. They’re welcome back to the Second District anytime. It’s businesses such as Public that are driving economic diversity downtown. WhoContinue reading “Valentine’s Day Treat”