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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #150 on: February 19, 2018, 10:51:15 PM »
Anyone been to Ishnala? Supposedly #1 supper club in WI, a few min from Lake Delton at Mirror Lake.

not yet but watched a PBS show on Wisconsin supper clubs and this place was one i had mentally bookmarked. looks cool.

Yes! Saw it in a supper clubs documentary and on WI Foodie. On bluffs overlooking the lake apparently. Hopefully the food is good too :shrug:

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #151 on: February 20, 2018, 06:28:01 AM »
Anyone been to Ishnala? Supposedly #1 supper club in WI, a few min from Lake Delton at Mirror Lake.

I heard a few people mention going there when I lived in the area, but never went myself.

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #152 on: February 20, 2018, 10:40:13 AM »
Anyone been to Ishnala? Supposedly #1 supper club in WI, a few min from Lake Delton at Mirror Lake.

not yet but watched a PBS show on Wisconsin supper clubs and this place was one i had mentally bookmarked. looks cool.

I've been there for a groom's dinner.  It's a typical supper club.

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #153 on: February 20, 2018, 10:59:32 AM »
Anyone been to Ishnala? Supposedly #1 supper club in WI, a few min from Lake Delton at Mirror Lake.

not yet but watched a PBS show on Wisconsin supper clubs and this place was one i had mentally bookmarked. looks cool.

I've been there for a groom's dinner.  It's a typical supper club.
So it's #1 in the state for the view, right? All supper club menus seem to be the exact same thing.

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #154 on: February 20, 2018, 11:38:44 AM »


I went down a weird internet rabbit hole recently and discovered this place in Valton, WI called the Painted Forest.
It's an old Woodsmen's fraternal order lodge with a huge crazy folk art mural inside, painted over 100 years ago.
Kohler Foundation bought it and gifted it to a local college in more recent years.

It's on the backroads, on the way from the Dells to Viroqua, which i'll probably do again as it's a really nice drive into the driftless region.

good article about it in the Isthmus

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #155 on: February 20, 2018, 11:59:14 AM »
that's a fascinatingly weird mural
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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #156 on: February 20, 2018, 12:06:36 PM »
that's a fascinatingly weird mural

the other weird twist to the story, the artist was supposedly found frozen in the snow 10 years after finishing it.
 

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #157 on: February 20, 2018, 12:19:51 PM »
that's a fascinatingly weird mural

the other weird twist to the story, the artist was supposedly found frozen in the snow 10 years after finishing it.
 

based solely on that painting, i am not at all surprised
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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #158 on: February 21, 2018, 08:26:32 AM »
The fact this mural hasn't been used for a WI brewery's label is preposterous.
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« Reply #159 on: February 21, 2018, 10:13:24 AM »
The fact this mural hasn't been used for a WI brewery's label is preposterous.
Right? Dancing with skeletons, riding goats... isn't that what happens after a typical friday fish fry? :suds:

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #160 on: February 26, 2018, 10:22:28 AM »
Flipping through the book Oddball Wisconsin, I realized a lot of the old roadside attraction places have closed down. Stuff like that just doesn't draw big crowd anymore I guess. Places like these were once essential to the "family road trip" and now just a fading piece of 20th century americana. As a kid I remember grabbing fistfuls of brochures at those little tourism kiosks, and seeing the kitschy billboards on the highways.

The author of the book started the Dells chapter by saying the old Dells used to be much weirder. This piqued my interest of course.

Anybody remember the "old, weird" Dells?



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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #161 on: February 12, 2019, 12:07:54 PM »

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #162 on: June 13, 2019, 12:18:02 PM »
I'm going here at the end of July. F***

Anything new or notable?

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #163 on: June 13, 2019, 12:20:22 PM »
All supper club menus seem to be the exact same thing.

in that they all serve the same food & drink, yes

but they mostly use different type fonts for the menu and sometimes the layouts even vary  :mellow:
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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #164 on: June 13, 2019, 12:27:03 PM »
All supper club menus seem to be the exact same thing.

in that they all serve the same food & drink, yes

but they mostly use different type fonts for the menu and sometimes the layouts even vary  :mellow:
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this is still my tentative plan:
Think I'll drink for breakfast and do some peyote before Wizard Quest :coffee:

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #165 on: June 13, 2019, 01:20:19 PM »
I'm going here at the end of July. F***

Anything new or notable?
I'll be there next week and I'll let you know.
Grateful Shed food truck area
Sounds promising.
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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #166 on: June 13, 2019, 03:12:44 PM »
I'm going here at the end of July. F***

Anything new or notable?
I'll be there next week and I'll let you know.
Grateful Shed food truck area
Sounds promising.
Does look promising :thumbup:

I think we'll try to get back to Dr. Evermor's at some point, that was really cool.

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #167 on: June 17, 2019, 01:39:01 PM »
Just remembered Roxbury Tavern was closed and it gave me the sad feels. :(

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #168 on: June 20, 2019, 11:10:08 PM »
Just remembered Roxbury Tavern was closed and it gave me the sad feels. :(
Dorf house was packed when I was there last fall, that was a time warp.
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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #169 on: June 20, 2019, 11:33:49 PM »
Just remembered Roxbury Tavern was closed and it gave me the sad feels. :(
Dorf house was packed when I was there last fall, that was a time warp.
I always wanted to go there, but I don’t think they are open for lunch. Someday...

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #170 on: July 02, 2019, 08:52:38 AM »
I'm going here at the end of July. F***

Anything new or notable?
I'll be there next week and I'll let you know.
Grateful Shed food truck area
Sounds promising.
Unfortunately, we didn't make it here. Translation= I was the only one that wanted to try something different than the usual destinations. <_<
Monk's (downtown): The best selection of the trip. They've always been pretty good but they've stepped up their game. The highlight was BA Darkness on tap. They've really embraced Untappd and update frequently.
House of Embers: Nothing special. BMC and a couple of regular local brews.
B-Lux: Good selection and above average tap choices. I asked the waitress what was on tap besides the usual BMC and she got really excited to tell me.
Hot Rocks: Stuck with liquor :shrug: So so food but an interesting place to try once. Pass. <_<
Monk's at Wilderness: A letdown because I was expecting something similar to the downtown location but still above average.
Del-Bar: Again, nothing special. BMC and a couple of regular local brews. Stuck with wine and liquor :shrug:
Zinke's Market (or whatever it's called now) always had a great selection but since the new ownership selection has gotten really dull. Prices are still high.

The weird thing, I didn't see Sam Adams offered anywhere. Curious if it's a distributor thing.
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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #171 on: July 02, 2019, 10:52:47 AM »
I'm going here at the end of July. F***

Anything new or notable?
I'll be there next week and I'll let you know.
Grateful Shed food truck area
Sounds promising.
Unfortunately, we didn't make it here. Translation= I was the only one that wanted to try something different than the usual destinations. <_<
Monk's (downtown): The best selection of the trip. They've always been pretty good but they've stepped up their game. The highlight was BA Darkness on tap. They've really embraced Untappd and update frequently.
House of Embers: Nothing special. BMC and a couple of regular local brews.
B-Lux: Good selection and above average tap choices. I asked the waitress what was on tap besides the usual BMC and she got really excited to tell me.
Hot Rocks: Stuck with liquor :shrug: So so food but an interesting place to try once. Pass. <_<
Monk's at Wilderness: A letdown because I was expecting something similar to the downtown location but still above average.
Del-Bar: Again, nothing special. BMC and a couple of regular local brews. Stuck with wine and liquor :shrug:
Zinke's Market (or whatever it's called now) always had a great selection but since the new ownership selection has gotten really dull. Prices are still high.

The weird thing, I didn't see Sam Adams offered anywhere. Curious if it's a distributor thing.
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This... this is good news. :slowclap:

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Translation= I was the only one that wanted to try something different than the usual destinations. <_<
Unfortunately this is all too familiar. :kickrock:

Thanks for the update, great intel sir! :cheers:

Looks like i'll be hitting Monk's and maybe Showboat early, hopefully stock up at Barabrew Liquors.
Zinke's RIP, I think it's Maurer's now? Anyway, they sucked last time I was there too.

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #172 on: July 02, 2019, 11:15:33 AM »
Looks like The Barn in Baraboo is closed due to a "suspicious fire" after a break-in last December. Sounds like arson. :(
That was a cool old place, always liked going there before Devil's Lake.

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« Reply #173 on: July 02, 2019, 11:52:36 AM »
Zinke's RIP, I think it's Maurer's now? Anyway, they sucked last time I was there too.
Yeah, they used to have a great bomber selection and hard to find stuff. No mas. :thumbdown:
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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #174 on: July 02, 2019, 12:01:16 PM »
Zinke's RIP, I think it's Maurer's now? Anyway, they sucked last time I was there too.
Yeah, they used to have a great bomber selection and hard to find stuff. No mas. :thumbdown:
I'll never forget the time they had cases of Hanssens Oude Gueuze stacked by the walk-in cooler. That was impressive.
Barabrew is small but they had a nice craft selection, that's my backup place now.

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #175 on: July 02, 2019, 12:35:30 PM »
Zinke's RIP, I think it's Maurer's now? Anyway, they sucked last time I was there too.
Yeah, they used to have a great bomber selection and hard to find stuff. No mas. :thumbdown:
I'll never forget the time they had cases of Hanssens Oude Gueuze stacked by the walk-in cooler. That was impressive.
Barabrew is small but they had a nice craft selection, that's my backup place now.
Oh! There's a great store at the Lake Delton side. Liquor Central.
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« Reply #176 on: July 02, 2019, 01:31:07 PM »
Zinke's RIP, I think it's Maurer's now? Anyway, they sucked last time I was there too.
Yeah, they used to have a great bomber selection and hard to find stuff. No mas. :thumbdown:
I'll never forget the time they had cases of Hanssens Oude Gueuze stacked by the walk-in cooler. That was impressive.
Barabrew is small but they had a nice craft selection, that's my backup place now.
Oh! There's a great store at the Lake Delton side. Liquor Central.
I think I went a few years ago, somebody found a case of CW 16 there once. They had a lot of old FFF and TG. Did you go on this trip?
There was a Viking in Reedsburg that had a huge selection, and a lot of it was old too sadly.

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #177 on: July 02, 2019, 01:48:49 PM »
Zinke's RIP, I think it's Maurer's now? Anyway, they sucked last time I was there too.
Yeah, they used to have a great bomber selection and hard to find stuff. No mas. :thumbdown:
I'll never forget the time they had cases of Hanssens Oude Gueuze stacked by the walk-in cooler. That was impressive.
Barabrew is small but they had a nice craft selection, that's my backup place now.
Oh! There's a great store at the Lake Delton side. Liquor Central.
I think I went a few years ago, somebody found a case of CW 16 there once. They had a lot of old FFF and TG. Did you go on this trip?
There was a Viking in Reedsburg that had a huge selection, and a lot of it was old too sadly.
No. We brought everything with us to avoid tourist pricing.
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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #178 on: July 02, 2019, 02:25:08 PM »
Zinke's RIP, I think it's Maurer's now? Anyway, they sucked last time I was there too.
Yeah, they used to have a great bomber selection and hard to find stuff. No mas. :thumbdown:
I'll never forget the time they had cases of Hanssens Oude Gueuze stacked by the walk-in cooler. That was impressive.
Barabrew is small but they had a nice craft selection, that's my backup place now.
Oh! There's a great store at the Lake Delton side. Liquor Central.
I think I went a few years ago, somebody found a case of CW 16 there once. They had a lot of old FFF and TG. Did you go on this trip?
There was a Viking in Reedsburg that had a huge selection, and a lot of it was old too sadly.
No. We brought everything with us to avoid tourist pricing.
Good idea :thumbup:

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #179 on: July 03, 2019, 03:30:37 PM »
Thinking of heading out to Reedsburg, hit Corner Pub & Viking. Anyone been to Corner Pub? Wondering if they still make the dill pickle beer. :mellow: :ale:

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #180 on: July 03, 2019, 05:21:47 PM »
Monk's (downtown): The best selection of the trip. They've always been pretty good but they've stepped up their game. The highlight was BA Darkness on tap. They've really embraced Untappd and update frequently.
They also have King Sue on tap, and Showboat has Assassin & Morning Delight on tap! I could make a weekend of that. :ale: :banned: :deadbanana:

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #181 on: July 03, 2019, 10:51:15 PM »
omfg :deadbanana:
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« Reply #182 on: July 04, 2019, 11:19:10 AM »
omfg :deadbanana:
I guess Showboat had 16 TG taps, and they were there pouring KBBS too. Looks like it was TG’s 10 year anninversary.

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« Reply #183 on: July 08, 2019, 09:11:13 AM »
Monk's (downtown): The best selection of the trip. They've always been pretty good but they've stepped up their game. The highlight was BA Darkness on tap. They've really embraced Untappd and update frequently.
They also have King Sue on tap, and Showboat has Assassin & Morning Delight on tap! I could make a weekend of that. :ale: :banned: :deadbanana:


Oh yeah, had that too. The area is finally realizing people want more than BMC products.
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« Reply #184 on: July 08, 2019, 10:06:11 AM »
Monk's (downtown): The best selection of the trip. They've always been pretty good but they've stepped up their game. The highlight was BA Darkness on tap. They've really embraced Untappd and update frequently.
They also have King Sue on tap, and Showboat has Assassin & Morning Delight on tap! I could make a weekend of that. :ale: :banned: :deadbanana:

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Oh yeah, had that too. The area is finally realizing people want more than BMC products.
Cool :thumbup: Hopefully there's still some good stuff in a few weeks.
Yeah, I remember when it was a wasteland there, even pretty recently. I'd always stock up before heading up there.
Seems like Monk's and Showboat are leading the charge, maybe others will follow, but who knows.
I may head out to Reedsburg and/or Hillsboro to see the new brewery out there.

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #185 on: July 28, 2019, 11:07:52 PM »
Deep in it right now, lake sunsets and dozens of cooler beers. Hiked Parfrey’s Glen earlier. Drinking a fresh King Sue I found in Reedsburg. :hack:

Painted Forest in Valton was very cool, such a remote treasure of wacky folk art. Amazing that it still exists, and props to Kohler Foundation for preserving it. Apparently they’re opening a new museum in Sheboygan in 2020. JJ>hey :wub:

Stopped at Corner Pub in Reedsburg, the pickle beer was great. Chatted with Pete the brewer for awhile, nice guy. They do the fest with Rowland’s Calumet in Chilton annually. Apparently they had some gear stolen at the Great Taste years back, so that soured him on going back.

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #186 on: July 29, 2019, 08:19:18 AM »
Painted Forest in Valton was very cool, such a remote treasure of wacky folk art. Amazing that it still exists, and props to Kohler Foundation for preserving it. Apparently they’re opening a new museum in Sheboygan in 2020. JJ>hey :wub:
Right up the road from me.
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« Reply #187 on: July 29, 2019, 11:20:35 PM »
Painted Forest in Valton was very cool, such a remote treasure of wacky folk art. Amazing that it still exists, and props to Kohler Foundation for preserving it. Apparently they’re opening a new museum in Sheboygan in 2020. JJ>hey :wub:
Right up the road from me.
Planning to check out the new museum when it’s up & running. :cheers:

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #188 on: July 29, 2019, 11:29:55 PM »
Grateful Shed was cool, certainly a fun concept place with a cool vibe and good beers. Tacos left a bit to be desired, al pastor was basically watery steamed pork. Carnitas were better but a little dry. Asada was good according to a family member.

Showboat was alright, interesting TG & FFF stuff. Surprisingly crowded at 2pm on a Monday. Old hippies pounding Busch Light at the shuffleboard table, and a couple sipping wine next to us. They had  $3 TG pints.

BWP Liquor is the exact same as Viking Liquor, just different ownership. Decent beer but some better stuff at Barabrew.

Stopped in a strange antique shop in an elderly lady’s home, which was actually pretty cool. Saw some 100 year old books and left with 5 books for $2.

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #189 on: July 30, 2019, 09:53:07 AM »
Stopped in a strange antique shop in an elderly lady’s home, which was actually pretty cool. Saw some 100 year old books and left with 5 books for $2.
Ever hit up the huge antique barn on HWY 12 towards Baraboo? Holy shit. I'm not an antique guy but it's like a museum. A lot of WWII stuff and a few cases with Brewer Bobbleheads I always check out. American Picker guys have been there a couple of times.
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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #190 on: July 30, 2019, 09:38:05 PM »
Stopped in a strange antique shop in an elderly lady’s home, which was actually pretty cool. Saw some 100 year old books and left with 5 books for $2.
Ever hit up the huge antique barn on HWY 12 towards Baraboo? Holy shit. I'm not an antique guy but it's like a museum. A lot of WWII stuff and a few cases with Brewer Bobbleheads I always check out. American Picker guys have been there a couple of times.
Damn, no I haven’t been. Drove past it though. We stopped at a little place off Main St. in the Dells. They wanted $365 for a lighted Miller Lite sign, safe to say we didn’t buy anything. We stopped at Check’s Antiques in Prairie du Chien, that place was a goldmine. Tons of stuff, lots of salvage wood and furniture, but also a good amount of local history stuff. I picked up a fishing lure box, a vintage box of nails, a couple Patsy Cline records, postcards, and carved wood moulding pieces. $16 for all of it.

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #191 on: July 30, 2019, 10:54:36 PM »
Grateful Shed was cool, certainly a fun concept place with a cool vibe and good beers. Tacos left a bit to be desired, al pastor was basically watery steamed pork. Carnitas were better but a little dry. Asada was good according to a family member.

Showboat was alright, interesting TG & FFF stuff. Surprisingly crowded at 2pm on a Monday. Old hippies pounding Busch Light at the shuffleboard table, and a couple sipping wine next to us. They had  $3 TG pints.

BWP Liquor is the exact same as Viking Liquor, just different ownership. Decent beer but some better stuff at Barabrew.

Stopped in a strange antique shop in an elderly lady’s home, which was actually pretty cool. Saw some 100 year old books and left with 5 books for $2.

Kind of an odd random question but do you remember seeing any books written by Edgar Wilson (Bill) Nye by chance? We live in the house that he lived in back in the 1880s and ive been trying to track down first edition books of his. Found a few online but trying to find some others as well.
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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #192 on: July 31, 2019, 09:03:43 AM »
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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #193 on: July 31, 2019, 05:57:32 PM »
Stopped in a strange antique shop in an elderly lady’s home, which was actually pretty cool. Saw some 100 year old books and left with 5 books for $2.
Ever hit up the huge antique barn on HWY 12 towards Baraboo? Holy shit. I'm not an antique guy but it's like a museum. A lot of WWII stuff and a few cases with Brewer Bobbleheads I always check out. American Picker guys have been there a couple of times.
Damn, no I haven’t been. Drove past it though. We stopped at a little place off Main St. in the Dells. They wanted $365 for a lighted Miller Lite sign, safe to say we didn’t buy anything. We stopped at Check’s Antiques in Prairie du Chien, that place was a goldmine. Tons of stuff, lots of salvage wood and furniture, but also a good amount of local history stuff. I picked up a fishing lure box, a vintage box of nails, a couple Patsy Cline records, postcards, and carved wood moulding pieces. $16 for all of it.
It's worth a stop. I can wander around for hours looking.
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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #195 on: July 31, 2019, 11:24:23 PM »
Grateful Shed was cool, certainly a fun concept place with a cool vibe and good beers. Tacos left a bit to be desired, al pastor was basically watery steamed pork. Carnitas were better but a little dry. Asada was good according to a family member.

Showboat was alright, interesting TG & FFF stuff. Surprisingly crowded at 2pm on a Monday. Old hippies pounding Busch Light at the shuffleboard table, and a couple sipping wine next to us. They had  $3 TG pints.

BWP Liquor is the exact same as Viking Liquor, just different ownership. Decent beer but some better stuff at Barabrew.

Stopped in a strange antique shop in an elderly lady’s home, which was actually pretty cool. Saw some 100 year old books and left with 5 books for $2.

Kind of an odd random question but do you remember seeing any books written by Edgar Wilson (Bill) Nye by chance? We live in the house that he lived in back in the 1880s and ive been trying to track down first edition books of his. Found a few online but trying to find some others as well.

Didn’t see any in the Dells. The best place in Galena for old books claims to have 30K in their collection though. Piece of the Past is the name.

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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #197 on: August 05, 2019, 10:18:24 AM »
Stopped in a strange antique shop in an elderly lady’s home, which was actually pretty cool. Saw some 100 year old books and left with 5 books for $2.

This was the place:



Turns out the owner is in her late 90's and still going. She was a pilot in WWII and wrote a book on antiques. Very nice lady.

Edit: here were the taps at Grateful Shed
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Re: Wisconsin Dells
« Reply #198 on: August 05, 2019, 10:43:32 AM »
Deep in it right now, lake sunsets and dozens of cooler beers. Hiked Parfrey’s Glen earlier. Drinking a fresh King Sue I found in Reedsburg. :hack:

Painted Forest in Valton was very cool, such a remote treasure of wacky folk art. Amazing that it still exists, and props to Kohler Foundation for preserving it. Apparently they’re opening a new museum in Sheboygan in 2020. JJ>hey :wub:

Stopped at Corner Pub in Reedsburg, the pickle beer was great. Chatted with Pete the brewer for awhile, nice guy. They do the fest with Rowland’s Calumet in Chilton annually. Apparently they had some gear stolen at the Great Taste years back, so that soured him on going back.

Here's a cool shot at the painted forest:



After I left, my GPS couldn't get a signal for a few miles, I was about to follow an amish buggy back to town. :unsure: