FOOD & DRINK
Stevens Point Streetwise: New pet grooming salon and distillery, and Starbucks reopens in Crossroads Commons
STEVENS POINT – What’s happening with businesses in the Stevens Point area?. Streetwise has your answers. These roundups offer an easy way to stay up to date with what’s happening on the Streetwise beat. If you know of a new business, a development or a place that’s closing, send me a note at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questions about something opening, closing or changing in the area, send me those, too, and I'll do my best to find an answer.
A Toast to Stevens Point: Discovering Its 3 Must-Try Pubs
In this article, we'll be exploring three distinct pubs located in Stevens Point. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Worzalla sold, BroKogi opened, updates on coffee and retail store openings and more
Happy Tuesday and welcome to the Streetwise newsletter! A couple of weeks ago, I covered the news that Worzalla, an employee-owned printing company based in Stevens point, sold to a Minnesota-based company and will be renamed Sheridan Worzalla. CJK Group Inc. announced its printing, publishing and technology and information business acquired Worzalla. Stevens Point is now Sheridan's third location in Wisconsin, following Madison and Random Lake. A representative from Sheridan told me the company intends to keep...
Portage County inspections: Three restaurants with 7 or more violations
The following are the latest results of Portage County Health Department inspections on licensed food establishments and other types of businesses, which the Stevens Point Journal reports monthly. Amherst Junction. Bancroft. DJ's Corner Bar, 15810 County Highway F: Aug. 16: One violation: ice machine splash guard dirty. Vista Royalle Campground,...
DNR To Offer Unique Gun Deer Hunting Opportunity As Part Of Study
MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is offering a unique gun deer hunting opportunity this fall at Sandhill Wildlife Area in Babcock as part of a study on deer density. The Sandhill Wildlife Area’s 2023 Gun Deer Hunt will be held on Dec. 9 and...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Wisconsin Rapids.
New Port Edwards mural unveiled during ribbon-cutting ceremony
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (WSAW) - The Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Community Leadership Program class of 2022-23 held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in early September to celebrate the completion of the mural commissioned by the group. The mural is dedicated to emergency and protective services and was installed at the...
We now know when Scooter's Coffee will open in Stevens Point
STEVENS POINT – Scooter’s Coffee will open next month in Stevens Point. Two managers told the Stevens Point Journal the company plans to open Oct. 2 at 5707 U.S. 10 E. Plans for the 670-square-foot drive-thru coffee shop have been in the works since the city approved its site plan in February. Construction began in the spring at the property near U.S. Bank.
UW-Stevens Point announces theater and dance season
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of Theatre and Dance takes a closer look at “Hidden Lives” this year with a season full of drama, comedy, mythology and original dance. The first performance of the season is a staged reading of “Spoon River Anthology,” a collection of short,...
CWSO Announces 75th Anniversary Season with new Concertmaster
[STEVENS POINT, WI] – The Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce their 75th Season, entitled “Jubilation” with a newly appointed concertmaster, Dr. Anna Cromwell. She succeeds Steve Bjella, a longtime concertmaster and Graham Emberton who served as Interim Concertmaster for part of the 73rd season and served as Concertmaster for the 74th Season.
Former Wausau-based food truck BroKogi will take over Dosirak Korean Restaurant in Stevens Point
STEVENS POINT – A new Korean restaurant will open soon in Stevens Point. BroKogi will hold a grand opening from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at the former Dosirak Korean Restaurant, 108 Division St. Sangwoon Kim, 20, and Sangin Kim, 19, opened BroKogi as a Wausau-based food truck...
Guided birding and forestry tour offered at UW-Stevens Point
STEVENS POINT – Enjoy a guided birdwatching tour while learning about bird habitats and forestry at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Schmeeckle Reserve in October. The tour will be offered from 7 to 10 a.m. Oct. 7, meeting at the reserve’s Visitor Center. Bird watchers, nature enthusiasts...
Blubber Run, t-shirts for Maui brewery featured at 11th annual Pointoberfest
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAW) - Pointoberfest will return to Stevens Point for its 11th year on Saturday, September 16. This year’s event will feature the Blubber Run 5K. The fun run is not timed, and participants are encouraged to come in costume. Packet pick-up starts at 2 p.m. Saturday at Stevens Point Brewery, and the race starts at 3 p.m.
UW-Stevens Point to host international artist collective
STEVENS POINT – An international multidisciplinary collective of artists called Take Me to the River will offer a variety of Stevens Point events beginning the week of Sept. 20, through a partnership between the city and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The guest artist residency is designed to engage...