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Racine Author, Photographer, and Frank Lloyd Wright Advocate Mark Hertzberg Honored with Wright Spirit Award 2019

Racine photographer and author, Mark Hertzberg, recently received one of the seven prestigious 2019 Wright Spirit Awards. The nationally-nominated honors were presented on Saturday, October 5, 2019, at a gala dinner in Los Angeles. The Wright Spirit Awards were established in 1991 by the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy to honor individuals and organizations who […]

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Racine Heritage Museum to feature Alfonso Iannelli exhibit

The Racine Heritage Museum is featuring an Alfonso Iannelli exhibit from Dec.1 to Oct. 31 called “Blessings to Blenders.” It is showcasing the works of 20th century Italian-American designer, architect, and sculptor Alfonso Iannelli (1888-1965). Some of Iannelli’s works include many sculptures, product designs for advertising, and works based on a liturgy. The collection of […]

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Obituary: Margaret Morrison Lukow Well Known Racine Artist

Surrounded by her loving family, Margaret Morrison Lukow, 82, passed away on Monday, July 25, 2016, at University Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. Margaret—known to many as Peg or Maggie—was born in Evanston, Illinois, on Sept. 26, 1933, to Harry and Louise (née: Knobel) Morrison. Maggie attended Purdue University, where she became a life loyal Alpha […]

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Wright legacy lives on this weekend

The month of June opens wide with a Downtown party, an architecture tour, live music and a great lake view. Come along this weekend with Real Racine. The Wright stuff. Architecture enthusiasts from around the country are expected in the Racine area for Wright and Like 2016 presented by the Frank Lloyd Wright Wisconsin (FLWW) […]

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Local Tourism Spending up 7%

Visitor spending in Racine County had a $231.6 million economic impact in 2014 — a 7.08 percent increase from the previous year, according to research conducted by national firms Tourism Economics and Longworth International. The report, released for National Travel and Tourism Week, May 2-10, showed that tourism supported 4,109 Racine County jobs that contributed […]

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Pick up the 2015 Guide

Fun is. . .Racine County! The 2015 Real Racine Activities Guide, a 64-page, full-color magazine, emphasizes year-round fun in Racine County. Pick up a free copy at nearly 700 locations, including the Real Racine Visitor Center (14015 Washington Ave./Hwy 20), area businesses, travel centers, airports, train stations, libraries and municipal buildings. Highlights include the county’s […]