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The face behind the Whitewater City Market

Olivia Storey, Assistant News Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under News

The Whitewater City Market has been a city tradition for years. Every Tuesday, citizens of Whitewater get up and head to the market for an assortment of items. Everyone in town knows about the market, but few know about the woman who helps keep it running and successful. Meet Kristine Zaballos, a writer and e...

Whitewater City Market open through winter

Samantha Lynn, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Rec

The indoor Whitewater City Market is a spin-off of their regular season that is held outdoors. With this yearly market, it picks up right after the outdoor market is out of season. The market runs Saturday mornings starting at 9 a.m. to noon, held in the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library located in Wh...

Approaching a new season

Approaching a new season

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Rec

The Whitewater City Market will return to Cravath Lakefront Park on May 1 and run every Tuesday through the end of October – rain or shine. This year’s city market involves a few new changes. It will now run from 4 to 7 p.m. and will come to campus July 3 for a special merge with the sesquicent...

Locals aim to break world record

Locals aim to break world record

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

April 27, 2017


Filed under Biz & Tech

Downtown Whitewater, Inc. and The SweetSpot Cafe are leading an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for largest potluck event. The community potluck will be held on May 7 at the Whitewater Train Depot and is open to any and all members of the community, including both students and residents. Guests...

Downtown nonprofit wins two awards

Downtown nonprofit wins two awards

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

April 19, 2017


Filed under Biz & Tech

It’s always nice to have your butts recognized. Downtown Whitewater, Inc. earned this honor at the 26th annual Main Street Awards Ceremony on April 7 in Wisconsin Rapids, where the local nonprofit organization received two awards in recognition of both its ongoing campaigns to recycle used cigarette...

Whitewater City Market returns

May 3, 2016


Filed under Biz & Tech

May 3, 2016 By Brad Allen In the absence of a large grocery store in Whitewater, one way for community members to buy food locally and support local businesses is to attend the Whitewater City Market, held every Tuesday from May through October. The first Whitewater City Market of this year...

Cravath Park offers free Wi-Fi services

May 3, 2016


Filed under Biz & Tech

May 3, 2016 By Brad Allen Community members and customers of the Whitewater City Market are able to use free Wi-Fi services in the Cravath Lakefront Park area in Downtown Whitewater. “This year, it will be a big thing with the Whitewater City Market coming up this spring and summer,” said...

Hunt for grocer continues

Hunt for grocer continues

April 5, 2016


Filed under Biz & Tech

April 5, 2016 By Brad Allen The hunt for a grocer to bring into Whitewater is four months underway, and many community members, local business owners and government representatives are working together to bring a grocer into the community. “It holds a lot of merit, and it’s generated a lot...

City Market celebrates community

City Market celebrates community

October 7, 2015


Filed under Arts & Rec

Oct. 7, 2015 By Andrew Breunsbach Special craft marshmallows. Meat trucks. Live acoustic music. All of this and more can be found in the Whitewater City Market. Located downtown on the Cravath Lakefont, this collection of approximately 50 merchants convenes every Tuesday between 3 and 7 p.m....

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