Boosted! A Weekend in Paisan’s Wisconsin

It was Saturday night in Paisan's Wisconsin. Their first gig of the weekend was in Hudson, the pretty-much-Minnesota suburb known mostly for being where...

Chapter 5: Driftless Books and Music in Viroqua, Wisconsin

If you walk into Driftless Books and Music too quickly, you’ll miss the headstone leaning out against the front stairway. It commemorates La Crosse’s...
Wall decorations at a bar and restaurant in Superior, Wisconsin

Hot and Heavy: The Inferno Sandwich at Shorty’s Pizza and Smoked Meat

You never had a hard time getting a good cheeseburger in Superior. The two best burgers on Earth hail from there, after all. Whether...

Chapter 4: Pearl Street Books and Buzzard Billy’s in La Crosse

Last time I was out on St. Patrick's Day weekend, my man Hornish and I hit 7th Street in St. Paul after a Minnesota...