Category: Food and Dining

Mini Golf on the Town

The following blog was written by Appleton Downtown, Inc.'s very own Marketing Director, Anne Wiegman! It seems as the days get longer and the temperature starts to warm up, golf enthusiasts and want-to-be pros start getting the itch to hold a club in their hands. Downtown Appleton has the perfect solution! Twenty-seven bars will each [...Read More]

Celebrate Mardi Gras in Downtown Appleton

We may not have krewes, crazy Carnival parades or a French Quarter, but Downtown Appleton is ready to help you celebrate the pre-Lenten season in style. The local bars and restaurants have been perfecting their beverage and food menu and are ready to serve up fun: The Bar on The Ave: Featuring a Mardi Gras [...Read More]

The ABCs of Surviving Winter in Downtown Appleton

Winter means many things here in Downtown Appleton! Don't let the cold keep you cooped up with a case of cabin fever.  Take a look at the ABCs of Surviving Winter here in Downtown Appleton and stay involved with our great community all winter long! A=Angels. Although the holiday season is over, the angels will [...Read More]

Hospital Kitchen Waste Helps Grow Local Crops: ThedaCare Saving 30 Tons of Waste from Going to Landfills This Year

When kitchen employees at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Neenah and ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Appleton cut and prepare food, they place the scraps into a special container used for composting at Riverview Gardens, an urban farm in downtown Appleton. The move saves 30 tons of food annually from going into local landfills, said Maggie Hintz-Polzin, RN, ThedaCare [...Read More]

How to be creative in Downtown Appleton!

  Try Glass Firing at The Fire. Throw some Pottery at Mud & Prints. Take a Painting Class at Pinot’s Palette or The Traveling Palette. Decorate Pointe Shoes at Dance! Visit the Gallery at the Trout Museum of Art, Foxley’s Gallery, The Draw, Coventry Glassworks & Gallery or the Wriston Art Center Galleries. Take a [...Read More]

Reasons to Love Summer Downtown Appleton!

Beautiful views of the Fox River 1,2 or 3 Mile Walking Route City Park…especially the fountain with the sculpture by Dallas Anderson Jones Park Houdini Plaza White Dinner on August 19 Creative Parklet Place Free Downtown Trolley weekends Aug.-Sept. 24 Outdoor Movies every Weds. through Aug. 24 Fox Cities Nite Lite Run/Walk Sept. 30. Adopt [...Read More]

APPLETON DOWNTOWN SUMMER FARM MARKET ANNOUNCES TOKEN MATCHING PROGRAM

Saturday Outdoor Market Begins EBT Token Matching Program Fans of the weekly outdoor Farm Markets in Downtown Appleton won’t want to miss the addition of this year’s EBT Bonus token program. The Farm Market is a popular food source for area families who utilize the Wisconsin Food Share/ EBT program. The Saturday morning event will [...Read More]

Mindful Summer Snacking

Too often summer snacking is centered around popsicles, potato chips, and cured meats. The key to changing your family’s snacking routine is to change the way you access food in the summer. After all, this is the only time in Wisconsin when our options for sourcing food grow exponentially—think farmers’ markets, roadside stands, pick-your- own [...Read More]

Outdoor Dining

The sun is shining and temperatures are warming: sure signs that summer has officially started! Are you looking for ways to spend even more time out in the sun? Then it is time to visit the wonderful outdoor dining locations here in Appleton Downtown and along the Riverfront! Many of your favorite cafes and dining [...Read More]

The Spatio is Now Open at Spats!

Ok Spatio lovers, we have been patiently waiting and it's finally going to be warm out for more than a minute.  It's time to enjoy our fresh Spatio mint by imbibing in the cocktail that brings back all your favorite College Ave memories.  The mint has sprouted so it's time to get to Spats and [...Read More]