Wisconsin

By Mark Orwoll Door County, Wisconsin, is one of those places you’ve heard of even though you’ve never been there. In the back of your mind, you kinda, sorta know about it: Lake Michigan, right? Farms, probably. Hmm…cute villages, cherries? Fish, maybe? No, sorry. You don’t know Door. Door County

Story & photos by Brian E. Clark Eau Claire, a city of 75,000 at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers in northwestern Wisconsin, takes its public art seriously. Very seriously. With more than 50 sculptures – some serious, some whimsical – scattered mostly about its downtown, Eau

By Brian E. Clark Dave Holdener, who runs the luxurious Inn at Wawanissee Point near Devil’s Lake State Park with his wife, Trudy, likes to boast that he has the best view in Wisconsin from the huge picture windows on the south side of his lodge. Others might dispute that claim. But

By Brian E. Clark Roughly 16,000 years ago, the ice dam backing up Glacial Lake Wisconsin – then roughly the size of Lake Winnebago – burst, releasing a biblical torrent that carved out the narrow gorges and unusual rock formations of the Wisconsin Dells. Left behind was a deep, sandy

  Story by Brian E. Clark  Wisconsin’s Door County has long been famed for its cherries.  And I’ve eaten more than a few on visits over the past two decades to this finger-shaped peninsula that sticks out into the northwest corner of Lake Michigan.  The best cherry laced repast I’ve

Story & photos by Brian E. Clark Northern Door County’s charming White Gull Inn (whitegullinn.com) is on Main Street in Fish Creek. But not on the main drag, a key distinction. Rather, it’s tucked away on a quiet road, an idyllic location bordered on two sides by parks and an intimate city

  Story by Brian E. Clark Photos by Tish Lafferty A charm of ruby-throated hummingbirds buzzed at four feeders as photographer Tish Lafferty and I ate brunch on the front porch of the rustic Silver Star B&B Inn (silverstarinn.com) near Spring Green, Wisconsin. Nearly two dozen of the iridescent birds