Our Kenosha History: A little slice of pizza history in Kenosha

Our Kenosha History: A little slice of pizza history in Kenosha
January 25, 2022 — Pizza is a hot topic in Kenosha. We all have our favorites. But Kenosha didn’t magically become what it is overnight. You might not believe it today, but in the late 1940s, pizza was NOT a key part of Kenosha’s identity. It was not until World War II when thousands of servicemen filtered through Naples and discovered this interesting sauce, cheese and bread concoction. When returning to the US, veterans began to ask local Italian restaurants to make it for them and it grew in popularity very quickly. The Patio (5030 Sixth Ave, Oriental Inn location) – was one of the first restaurants in Kenosha to really push the ‘carry-out’ pizza system that everyone uses today. They advertised pizza carry-outs in 1947. The place was a hoppin’ joint too I assume with live music and dancing.     The popularity of the pizza pie was growing,... More

Kevin Ervin Chats It Up w/ Children’s Television Historian Jim Engel

Kevin Ervin Chats It Up w/ Children’s Television Historian Jim Engel
Kevin Ervin owner of  Franks Diner sits down for lunch with cartoonist, designer and pop culture tv historian Jim Engel to talk about Jim’s career and his upcoming sold out fundraising appearance for Kenosha Community Media “Remembering Garfield Goose” at the Kenosha Public Museum on Friday September 17th.  More

The art & the madness: A closer look at Donovan Scherer’s Studio Moonfall

The art & the madness:  A closer look at Donovan Scherer’s Studio Moonfall
Donovan Scherer’s Studio Moonfall is located at 5031 Seventh Ave. in Downtown Kenosha. Studio Moonfall is open Mondays – Wednesday with “Mystery Hours” (announced on Facebook and Instagram), Thursdays and Fridays, 10am – 7pm, Saturdays 3pm – 7pm, and Sundays 10am – 3pm. Also stop by the Studio Moonfall booth every Saturday at HarborMarket from 9am – 2pm. More

A new organization, KCOR, aka The Interrupters, hopes to make a positive difference in the community

A new organization, KCOR, aka The Interrupters, hopes to make a positive difference in the community
As like any community, Kenosha is comprised of individuals with different interests, opinions and goals in life  However after what our community went through last summer most everyone would agree that there needs to be some meaningful changes. More
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