A wide view of the Madison skyline featuring Monona Terrace and the Capitol building in the background.
Photo by Cassius Callender

How To Do Concerts on the Square Like a Local

For six glorious evenings every summer, Madison locals slow down to sip, savor, and soak up some of the most beautiful live orchestral music you’ve ever heard. This is the magic known as Concerts on the Square, put on by the Madison Chamber Orchestra and going strong since 1983. If you could…

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Mini Terrace Chairs, Big Madison Vibes

It’s the little things in life. Tiny houses. Miniature golf. Mini Memorial Union Terrace chairs. You read that right. Madison, Wisconsin’s favorite colorful summer seats are available in pocket-sized perfection. Pick one up at Memorial Union in the Badger Market (or on their website – look for the…

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Celebrate International Sushi Day in Madison

Sushi. Is. Life. If these words make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside, then we've got great news. June 18 is International Sushi Day, and there's plenty of mouth-watering menus in Madison to go out and celebrate with! From newer spots like Takara 88, featuring Madison's first conveyor-belt…

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35 LGBTQ+ Owned Businesses in Madison

Gay pride is a year-round thing in Madison. Opting for openness over “us vs. them” and kindness over competitiveness, we’re a city known for its progressiveness. We recognize there’s lots of work to be done, and we’re proud that LGBTQ+ owned-and-operated businesses (and LGBTQ+ friendly…

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5 Places to Up Your Instagram Game in Madison

It's OK to show off on Instagram. In fact, we fully support it. Madison is a beautiful city full of nature, art, beauty and culture. The sites are practically begging for you to post pictures of them. Step up your Instagram game with these top Instagrammable spots. 1. Wisconsin State Capitol…

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