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Swiss Heritage prolific in New Glarus, WI

NEW GLARUS, WI – NOV 4, 2015: Swiss heritage is abundant in the small town (Pop 2,172) of New Glarus, Wisconsin from the food to the Swiss inspired buildings that line the streets downtown.

Now a popular tourist attraction due to its small town nuance, New Glarus is known for all of its Swiss-inspired, locally-owned businesses that feature everything Swiss.

Here are just a few of the businesses that continue to promote the Swiss culture on 1st Street: Glarner Stube RestaurantEdelweiss Cheese Shop, Kristi’s RestaurantMaple Leaf Cheese & Chocolate HouseAuthentic Swiss Shop with traditional clothingNew Glarus Swiss Hotel Restaurant.

New Glarus was founded in 1845 by immigrants that traveled from Canton of Glarus in eastern Switzerland.

When entering the town you will notice red banners attached to street poles that read ‘Gruetzi’ which means greetings or hello in the Swiss language.

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Women’s Fashion Boutique, New Glarus, WI

NEW GLARUS, WI – NOV 3, 2015: Brenda’s Blumenladen & Fashion Boutique carries trendy women’s clothing, jewelry, home decor and flowers located on 6th Street in New Glarus, Wisconsin.

The store name, Blumenlade, is German for flower Shop which started out 19 years ago selling silk flowers and small gifts but now carries a variety of merchandise and is marked as one of the more exclusive retail shops in town.

Brenda’s Blumenladen & Fashion Boutique
17 6th Ave, New Glarus, WI 53574
(608) 527-2230
www.brendasblumenladen.com

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Edelweiss Cheese made the old fashion way, New Glarus, WI

NEW GLARUS, WI – NOV 3, 2015: Edelweiss Cheese Shop features authentic Wisconsin and Swiss cheese made the old fashion way located on 1st Street in downtown New Glarus, WI.

Edelweiss Cheese Shop
529 1st St, New Glarus, WI 53574
(608) 636-2155
http://www.edelweisscheeseshop.com/

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Mosher Insurance use cow for marketing, New Glarus, WI

NEW GLARUS, WI – NOV 2, 2015: Dave Mosher & Associates Insurance, like many of the local businesses, uses life-size cow for marketing in front of their building located on 1st Street in New Glarus, WI.

Dave Mosher & Associates Insurance
513 1st St, New Glarus, WI 53574
(608) 527-215
www.mosherinsurance.com/

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Glarner Stube Restaurant for fine dining in New Glarus, WI

NEW GLARUS, WI – NOV 2, 2015: The Glarner Stube is a fine dining restaurant and bar that features American and Swiss style food in a casual setting located in the heart of downtown New Glarus, WI.

General Manager: Debra Anderegg
The Culinary Team: Gary Westby, Melissa Thompson, Yanet Alba, Edward Marks

Glarner Stube Restaurant
518 1st St, New Glarus, WI 53574
(608) 527-2216
www.glarnerstube.com

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Maple Leaf for homemade cheese & chocolates in New Glarus, WI

NEW GLARUS, WI – NOV 2, 2015: The Maple Leaf Cheese and Chocolate Haus features an assortment of award winning cheeses and homemade fudge made made right in the shop located on 1st Street in New Glarus, WI.

Maple Leaf Sells:
– Local cheeses and sausages
– Fine Wines Domestic & Imported
– Homemade Fudge
– Imported Cheeses & Chocolates
– Gourmet Food Items
– Ice Cream in Homemade Waffle Cones
– Cappucino, Coffee, Tea, & Cold Drinks

Maple Leaf Cheese and Chocolate Haus
554 1st St, New Glarus, WI 53574
(608) 527-2000
http://www.mapleleafcheeseandchocolatehaus.com

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Authentic Swiss Store, New Glarus, WI

NEW GLARUS, WI – NOV 2, 2015: Shop Swiss Esther’s European Imports store carries authentic cow bells to tradition Swiss clothing and Alpine hats located on 1st Street in New Glarus, WI.

Shop Swiss Esther’s European Imports
523 1st Street, New Glarus, WI 53574
Phone: (608) 527-2417 Fax: (608) 527-3799
http://shopswiss.com/

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Bank of New Glarus features life-size cow

NEW GLARUS, WI – OCT 31, 2015: The Bank of New Glarus has a life-size cow attached to its building that runs along 1st Street in downtown New Glarus, WI.

Written in German on the building:

Spare in de Zeit, so hast du in der not

This roughly translates to English, save now so you have later.

Bank of New Glarus
501 1st St, New Glarus, WI 53574
Phone:(608) 527-5205
https://www.bankofnewglarus.com/

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Hope, love & faith on local newspaper building in New Glarus

NEW GLARUS, WI – OCT 31, 2015 – Words of wisdom in German can be found at the top of the 5th Avenue Professional building that houses the Post Messenger Recorder, a local newspaper that covers Monticello, Belleville and New Glarus, WI.

The embossed lettering at the top reads:

Alles Welkt Und Wird Zu Staube, Nur Nicht Hoffnung lieb und Glaube

Roughly translated to English:

Everything fades and becomes dust, only hope, love and faith

Post Messenger Recorder
109 5th Ave Prof Bldg, Suite A, New Glarus, WI 53574
(608) 527-5252 |
www.PostMessengerRecorder.com

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Kleeman’s Bar & Grill for live music, New Glarus, WI

NEW GLARUS, WI – OCT 31, 2015: Kleeman’s Bar & Grill features food, cold beer and live country music with lots of dancing located on 5th Street in downtown New Glarus, WI.

Kleeman’s Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Address: 116 5th Ave, New Glarus, WI 53574
Phone:(608) 527-5499

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Gruetzi, a Swiss greetings in New Glarus, WI

NEW GLARUS, WI – OCT 29, 2015: Gruetzi is greetings or hello in Swiss that’s pronounced [Grew-tzee]. You will see these on banners in the streets of New Glarus that known for its Swiss heritage.

You can use Gruetzi anytime of the day in a formal setting and personal setting as well. Gruetzi is a commonly used when picking up the phone or even speaking to the pet dog.

And if someone says to you, “Gruetzi” the kind way to respond is with saying the same back, “Gruetzi.”

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Tofflers Pub and Grill for the whole family, New Glarus, WI

NEW GLARUS, WI – OCT 29, 2015: Tofflers Pub and Grill Tofflers features live bands, beer and burgers in a family-friendly setting located on 4th Avenue in New Glarus, WI.

Tofflers Pub and Grill
200 5th Ave, New Glarus, WI 53574
(608) 527-2490
www.tofflers.com | Google Map