Showing posts from October, 2016

Rekindle the Spirit 2016

Kick off the holiday season with a dose of hometown community spirit! Rekindle the Spirit Holiday Parade and Celebration Rekindle your holiday spirit with us the day before Thanksgiving. Be part of the buy local, holiday parade celebration. Festivities include Parade, Cookies & Cocoa at Hotel Mead, and Lighting of the Holiday Decorations. The lighting ceremony will be at 5:45PM at Veterans Memorial Park, with the holiday parade to follow immediately afterward. The parade will start at J.C. Penney's parking lot, down Grand Avenue, making its way across the Grand Avenue Bridge, and ending at Fourth Street. People are invited to make their way to the Hotel Mead and Conference Center, 451 E. Grand Ave. following the parade for a visit with Santa Claus, music, and to enjoy hot chocolate and cookies. In the event of inclement weather, the parade may be canceled. Fees/Admission: To enter the parade, please call 715.423.1830 for parade application


Jumbo Shrimp  Parmesan Crusted Cod Chat-R-Box Restaurant & Catering 4231 80th St South Wisconsin Rapids, WI It wouldn’t be a Friday in Wisconsin without a fish fry! Catch yourself a glorious fish fry at Chat-R-Box Restaurant. The Cod is not an original dish, but this restaurant likes to think out of the box, changing their fish fry special every Friday, you will not find a restaurant this unique. During my last stop at Chat-R-Box Restaurant, I had their phenomenal fish fry special, PARMESAN CRUSTED COD with Fresh Basil Mashed Potatoes, Italian Tomato Relish, and a Dinner Roll. Any Wisconsinite would fall head over heels for the Parmesan Crusted Cod. CHEESE and FISH can this get any better? It sure can! Before being served my Parmesan Crusted Cod, I was served Cioppino Seafood Stew. At first, I wasn’t sure what I had gotten myself into but that first bite of the stew sent me into a fishermen’s