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Live on King Street Music Series

by Zach Johnsonon July 22, 2014
It was a beautiful night for the first of the Live on King Street Series with a band called tUnE-yArDs. Marking the start of the third annual series of concerts that are held on select Fridays on King Street outside the Majestic Theatre, this concert was rumored to be the most attended of all previous […]

The International Crane Foundation

by Zach Johnsonon July 17, 2014
Created in 1973 by Ron Sauey and George Archibald, the International Crane Foundation, or ICF, has been around ever since working on a single mission, saving and educating about cranes. Located just north of Baraboo and south of the Wisconsin Dells, it is the only place in the world that houses all 15 crane species, […]

Frisbee Golf Wisconsin: Winter Park, Kewaunee

by Zach Johnsonon July 14, 2014
Disc Golfing, Frolfing, or Frisbee Golf is growing in popularity, and there are 185 courses in Wisconsin alone. But, the one course that I would recommend most highly is Winter Park in Kewuaunee, WI. This course has 27 holes! Located on a winter ski hill, this course winds up and down the hill, through the pines, […]

Little Switzerland, New Glarus, WI

by Zach Johnsonon July 10, 2014
I had no idea what I was expecting when I first heard about the Little Switzerland just a few hours from Madison by way of the Badger State Trail. But, New Glarus, Wisconsin, really looks like a European transplant in the heart of the dairyland. All of the houses, bar, restaurants, stores, gas stations, and […]

2014 Summer Concerts on the Square

by Zach Johnsonon June 26, 2014
Yesterday marked the first annual Concert on the Square in Madison, WI. This concert series on the Wisconsin Capitol Square is free classical concerts every Wednesday at 7pm from now until July 30 featuring the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra along with a guest performer(s). Some of the performers featured this season include the typical classical shows […]

The Best Breakfast in Madison, WI

by Zach Johnsonon June 24, 2014
The Obvious: Micky’s Dairy Bar The clear winner in breakfast has to be Micky’s Dairy Bar, the most well-liked breakfast place in town, known for its milkshakes and its ‘trapped in the past’ atmosphere. At the intersection of Regent and Monroe, this diner is right by the stadium, and so it will be packed like […]