Spirit of the City: 5 Hot Nightlife Spots on College Avenue

Don’t let the street name fool you, College Avenue isn’t just for the college crowd. Loaded with bars and clubs that can spark the interest of even the most reluctant person, College Avenue is privy to supplying a quality night any night of the week. Check out our list of some of our favorite spots! […]

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Catch the Christmas Spirit at the Copperleaf

Holidays in Wisconsin embody the very idea of what the holidays should be; beautiful, cozy, snow-covered, family-oriented and eventful! If you happen to be spending the holiday season in the Appleton area, (perhaps as a guest of the Copperleaf?) you are certainly in for a treat. The festivities kick off sooner than you may think! […]

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The History of Angel Avenue

When the weather cools off and the season begins to change, downtown College Avenue in Appleton, WI showcases its own holiday magic in the form of a long-standing tradition. The “Avenue of Angels” has been blessing College Avenue with aesthetic beauty since the 1960’s. We can thank Frances Burstein and her family for that. In 2003, […]

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Shopping Spree: 5 Places to Shop on College Avenue

When you’re a guest at the CopperLeaf, we want to make sure you have every opportunity to satisfy your need for retail therapy. With a number of shops to choose from on College Avenue, we have selected five, each with a different product of specialty. Here is our list of the five best places to shop on College […]

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Small in Size, Big in Personality: What Makes a Boutique Hotel?

It is said that the greatest gifts come in the smallest packages. Boutique hotels, usually offering between 10 and 100 rooms total, are smaller in size but come with an unequaled level of hospitality and original array of aesthetics that adds to the flavorful atmosphere. But other than these few details, what else do we […]

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A Guests Story: The Perfect Surprise

As fulfilling and wonderful as relationships are, each one has it’s fair share of hard times. My fiance and I have been together for about five years now. The last 12 months have been a series of unfortunate events that has had us on a never-ending roller coaster that we hope to slow in the […]

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Top 10 Things to do in Downtown Appleton

One of the best parts about staying at the CopperLeaf Boutique Hotel, apart from the luxurious accommodations and personalized service, is its location. Downtown Appleton is rich with culture, shops and entertainment. Here is just a small sample of what there is to do and discover. 1. See a Performance at the Fox Cities Performing […]

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Fox Cities Performing Arts Center Announces New Schedule

It will be another big season for the Fox Valley Performing Arts Center. Sixteen shows are already slated for the new season including The Sound of Music and The Bodyguard. The popular musicals Mamma Mia! and Wicked are also returning FOX CITIES P.A.C. PRESENTS SERIES This year, a new initiative brings together amazing touring artists in two distinct series that make up one […]

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