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Visit Beloit Blog | February 22, 2018

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AboutSamantha, Author at Visit Beloit Blog



I'm a Wisconsin transplant from Alaska who has lived, worked, and played in downtown Beloit since 2011 and is still startled whenever it is dark and warm at the same time. I'm a bookworm who lives alone with two cats and a French press coffeemaker.

Posts By Samantha

Trivia at Bushel & Peck’s: It’s Anybody’s Game!

June 9, 2015 |

When I first stumbled into Beloit, a lost and forlorn waif without friends, family, or connections, I was given a “Welcome to Beloit” packet put together by Visit Beloit.  I arrived on a hot Friday in July, and spent the … Read More

Logan Museum of Anthropology

March 27, 2014 |

Best Museum: Samantha’s Pick

“Define ‘Best’”

There are three museums in Beloit.  Being asked to choose which is best is like being asked, “So what’s your favorite color?  Oak trees or thunder?”  They really are so different that which is … Read More

The Mouse Tavern: It’s All About the Story

January 23, 2014 |

Before I even knew the location of the Mouse Tavern, people were telling me the story.  Located on Madison Avenue, just down from Woodmans, this little bar/restaurant has been in the rumor mill of Beloit for a very long time. … Read More

Holidazzle Shopping: Finding the Perfect Gift

December 19, 2013 |

The best part of living in a small town, I think, is that you really get to know the shop owners of the area.  I take every opportunity to talk to them (sometimes whether they want me to or not) … Read More

Elk Bacon Quiche – Farmers’ Market

June 23, 2013 |

The Beloit Farmers’ Market

“One good storm, and everything is wiped out,” muttered the farmer whose peas I was perusing. I had just mentioned that the weather for this growing season was shaping up to be much better than … Read More