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20Q: Catching up with Hammy's Roadside Bar bartender Sarah Heider
20Q: Catching up with Hammy's Roadside Bar bartender Sarah Heider
The veteran drink slinger explains why she avoids Jim Beam, doesn't understand the allure of bacon-flavored vodka, and which song on the jukebox she'd be fine with never hearing again.
Restaurant review: Southern style shines bright at Madison's Julep
Restaurant review: Southern style shines bright at Madison's Julep
Julep, an upscale 80-seat restaurant and bar, is located in the new Robinia complex on Madison's near east side. Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick says the eatery achieves a sort of Southern hospitality with friendly, efficient service and a tight menu.
Local theater group plans 'Affair to Remember' fundraiser Feb. 11
Local theater group plans 'Affair to Remember' fundraiser Feb. 11
Theater Unlimited will host its 'Affair to Remember' fundraiser Thursday, Feb. 11, at the Janesville Performing Arts Center, 408 S. Main St., Janesville. The event, which features desserts, drinks, raffles and live musical performances, also will partially benefit the GIFTS Men's Shelter of Janesville.
Snow yoga classes drawing a flurry of excitement
Snow yoga classes drawing a flurry of excitement
Clear Water Outdoors is sponsoring a series of snow yoga classes at Big Foot Beach State Park in Lake Geneva. The class is for anyone who likes to get outside, get moving and be in nature. The two-hour, bi-weekly Saturday sessions are held entirely on snowshoes. Participants do what they can. No one is judged, only welcomed.
Quick kicks for Feb. 4-10, 2016
A fast look at a few items going on in the area this week.
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony headed to Madison's Majestic on Feb. 16
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony headed to Madison's Majestic on Feb. 16
Rappers Bizzy Bone, Wish Bone, Krayzie Bone, Layzie Bone and Flesh-N-Bone of the 15-year-old hip-hop group come to Madison in part to promote their most recent album, 2015's “E. 1999 Legends.”
Restaurant review: Fred's burgers are good but not world's best
Restaurant review: Fred's burgers are good but not world's best
It takes a certain amount of confidence to declare you make the “world's best burger.” Usually, though, this phrase is in italic as a tagline on a menu.
Quick kicks for Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 2016
A fast look at some of the things going on in our area this week.
KANDU Grapes & Hops fundraiser serves as tutorial for wines, beers
KANDU Grapes & Hops fundraiser serves as tutorial for wines, beers
KANDU will host its second largest fundraiser from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at the Armory, 10 S. High St., Janesville.
Night Music for Jan. 28-Feb. 3, 2016
This is a listing of local night spots featuring live entertainment. Call the Gazette at 608-755-8258, or fax your listing to 608-755-8349 by 5 p.m. Tuesday. There is no charge. Scheduling changes do occur, so when in doubt, contact the venue before you head out to see a band.