The Post-Crescent from Appleton, Wisconsin on July 16, 2014 · Page A3
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FOX CITIES FYI WWW. POSTCRESCENT .COM WEDNESDAY |JULY16|2014 A3 Reader question: It seems Brothers Three Pizza in Applet on is expanding and changing their name to ‘zza Odyssey P izzeria. Are we losing the Brothers Three franchise and their great-tasting recipe? Answer: The Brothers T hree organization and its l ocal franchisees, sisters Cindy W etzel and Ellen Brown, parted ways July 1. The pizza shop at 3414 W. College Ave. in Grand Chute w as renamed ‘zza Odyssey P izzeria and Pub and is cur- r ently open. It’s in the same shopping strip as HuHot and Fleet Feet. “We had different philosophies,” Wetzel said about the s plit. “The franchise agree- m ent wasn’t working out as we anticipated.” With the switch to a new, independent concept, the sisters are making notable c hanges. “ We had the opportunity to t ake over the vacant space (a former cash store spot) next to us,” Wetzel said. “We’ll have additional seating and a bar a rea.” T hey’ll go from 20 seats to a bout 80 in the doubled space. Renovations should be complete by mid to late August. Wetzel said they’ve kept the four key food categories — pizza, sandwiches, wings and salads — and developed similar recipes. “They’re not the same recipes because we’re not part of the franchise. We’ve taken t hings we liked best and refined or improved on them. The sauce, for example, had a v ery high sodium content. We still have a tangy, robust fla- v or, but we have a lot less salt.” See the menu at zzaodyssey. com. Online ordering should be b ack up today. See more reader questions in today’s Buzz Mailbag on PageA7 . —Maureen Wallenfang: 920-993-1000, ext. 287, or mwallenfang@postcrescent.com; on Twitter @wallenfang THE BUZZ | MAUREEN WALLENFANG Brothers Three out, ‘zza Odyssey in 601 Briarcliff Drive, Appleton, WI | 920-659-9605 | www.foxriverrehab.com Next stop. YOUR HOME. Our Reputation Precedes Us. To learn more about our 5 star rating, visit www.medicare.gov t t i i i P P P WI-5001803230 PHOTO OF THE DAY Duane Anadell (left), a HVAC foreman with Robinson Heating and Cooling, works on the air-duct design as Curtis Pierner builds d uctwork hangers at St. Francis Xavier Elementary School State Street Campus in Appleton. DAN POWERS/POST-CRESCENT MEDIA Clearing the air —Julie Gilkay: 920-993-1000, ext. 319, or jgilkay@postcrescent.com; on Twitter @JulieGilkay. Reach out to Julie with family-related events. Read her columns Saturdays in Family First or online at postcrescent.com/familyfirst. BEST BETS | JULIE GILKAY TODAY » Meet Wisconsin Authors, 4-5 p.m. in Meeting Room C at the Appleton Public L ibrary. Stop by for a presentation by B arbara J. Bolton, author of the novel “Raina’s Witness: The Tragedy of Hum an Trafficking.” Books will be available for sale and signing at the conclu- s ion of the presentation. TODAY » The Little Chute Community Band p erforms, 7 p .m. at Doyle Park. The theme of the free c oncert is “The Big Show.” TODAY » Understanding the Socially Anx- i ous Mind, 6-7 p.m. in Meeting Room C at the Appleton P ublic Library. The talk is presented by L isa Klarner of P eaceful Horizons and author of “Rel easing the Secret P ain: Moving Beyond Social Anxiety D isorder.” Books will b e available for sale and signing at the c onclusion of the presentation. TOMORROW » “Innertubing the Wolf,” 1-3:30 p.m. J oin a group of explorers through the Navarino Nature C enter in Shiocton and float down the W olf River in inn ertubes, traveling down a section of t he river and explor- i ng sand bars and looking for wildlife. C ost: $10 or $15 f amilies. Meet at the nature center. Reser- v ations at 715-7586999. TOMORROW » Town of Menasha 11th annual S ummer Safety Night, 4:30-7 p.m. at the Town Munici- p al Complex, 2000 Municipal Drive, N eenah. The free e vent features a Home Depot kids b uilding clinic, T hedaStar helicopter, hose water c hallenge, emergen- c y vehicles, safety displays, demons trations, inflatables and bike helmets. The bookcase in my living r oom is full. If you were to browse it, you’d find several Corm ac McCarthy novels, the poetry of Robert Frost and the entire Harry Potter series, just to name a few. Iacquire books the way some people acquire clothes, shoes or s ouvenir shot glasses: I can’t go into a bookstore and leave empty-handed. There are worse habits to have, especially considering everything Ilearned from reading. B ooks helped me understand historical events and current o nes. The authors I read helped me fall in love with words, and they challenged my thinking. I ’m thankful my parents nurtured my love of reading and had the means to buy books for me on o ccasion. I’m also grateful my school library was filled with titles I could check out. Not every child is so blessed. Child Care Resource and Referral in Kimberly is part of an initiative aimed at changing that. It’s a collection site for the Once Upon a Book Drive, which collects and distributes quality children’s books to early childhood education programs and families in need across the state. You can drop off new or gently used books until Aug. 31or buy and donate through Amazon Smile: smile.amazon.com/ ch/36-5263016. Books should be a ppropriate for children up to age 1 2. —Jen Zettel: 920-993-1000, ext. 539, or jzettel@postcrescent.com; on Twitter @jenzettel INSIDE EDUCATION | JEN ZETTEL Help foster a love of reading: Donate books Each weekday, check out our new Money section for a whole lot more than just business news. We’ve got vehicle reviews and videos to help you s ee what’s new on the market. T he reviews are posted mid-day, and you always can look through the past articles. Right now, we’ve got something on the 2014 Ford Focus, the 2015 Subaru W RX, Toyota’s hydrogen car and more. DIGITAL DISH | POSTCRESCENT.COM Daily car reviews, o n your watch POLL | YOUR VOICE Is beer OK at youth sports tournaments? MONDAY’S R ESULTS Do you miss smoking in b ars? » Yes, I wish I could still smoke indoors. 15% » No, I don’t mind smoking outside. 8% » Yes, it’s not harming anyone. » No , it sets a bad example. NO, I ALWAYS H ATED IT. 77% PRESENTEDBY

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