PORT WASHINGTON’S MATT ESSELMANN scored 20 points on Saturday to lead the Pirates in a 69-59 loss to Kewaskum. Press file photo
Experience is finally on the side of the Port Washington High School boys’ basketball team. The Pirates only lost one senior, 6-feet, 4-inch wing player Nick Burmesch, and return everyone else this season from a team that went 1-22 last year. Senior...


It was called Small Business Saturday, or Shop Local Saturday. In Port Washington, it could also have been called Throwback Saturday, because it was like old times downtown. Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, was a crisp winter day, but the scene recalled Friday nights decades ago in Port Washington, when all of the stores were open and...

Good Living

Angel Tello was photographed in his Port Washington restaurant standing before a Mexican-themed mural.
Most people know Angel Tello as the owner of Tello’s Grille & Catering in Port Washington, which he has operated since 2006. But Tello’s expertise in the food industry took shape decades before that and 2,000 miles away. His journey started on...


BOB AND ELLEN PAULUS package just-baked gingerbread in the Port Washington kitchen where they operate Cupcake-A-Rhee. While keeping busy with cupcakes most of the year, the couple also bakes seasonal goods during the winter. Photo by Sam Arendt
When Bob and Ellen Paulus started Cupcake-a-Rhee, selling 100 cupcakes a day was a good day — but now after about six years in business, the couple regularly caters events that go through 1,500 cupcakes in hours. Over the years, the Pauluses have...

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