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Ice Cream, You Scream

As the temperatures continue to climb, there’s nothing that beats the heat better than a sweet cone of ice cream. If you crave a chilly treat while visiting the Dairy State, here’s a few places you’ve got to try. A Taste of Bucky There is no place more iconic to enjoy famous Babcock Hall Ice Cream…

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Madison's Milkshakes

Wisconsin is not only America’s Dairyland, but also takes credit for inventing the blender. Perhaps that’s why Madison is the perfect place to grab a milkshake! The city has many restaurants that blend sweet flavors and creamy dairy to create milkshakes worthy of a road trip. Grab your spoon and…

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Farmers' Market Favorites

From asparagus to zucchini, the Dane County Farmers’ Market is alive with fresh fruits and volumes of veggies. Check out current offerings and recipes to try with what you buy, courtesy of market vendors and local chefs. SEASONAL RECIPES Source: Dane County Farmers' Market (http://dcfm.org/fresh)…

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Fall Flavors That Demand a Trip to Madison

Brisk air and fall leaves. It doesn't get much better. Unless you have fresh fall flavors filling your glass. Madison's makers are tapping into the season's taste to craft drinks perfect for fall. Giant Jones Brewing Company Giant Jones Brewing Company is a little brewery cranking out big beers –…

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10 Places to Eat Alfresco

From waterfront eateries to rooftop hideaways, Greater Madison has many gorgeous views to pair with delicious meals. So take a break and head outside to some of our favorite outdoor oases! © Bill Fritsch © Bill Fritsch LAKEFRONT History, Repeated: The Edgewater’s stunning remodel has yielded…

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The Best Brunch Spots in Madison

It’s easy to find an occasion that calls for brunch. But in a city where restaurants are as plentiful as farm-fresh eggs, how to select the best spot? Here is the ultimate guide on how to brunch your way through Greater Madison. EMBRACE THE EGG Not all eggs are created equal and local brunch spots…

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7 Cozy Stays For a Winter Getaway in Madison

This article was last updated in the winter of 2019, however, we recommend you call first for specific questions and details of your stay. As always, find the latest events and activities on our Event Calendar. Does the idea of shopping and wrapping and entertaining and traveling have you dreaming…

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Andrew Holzhauer

Head of Operations, Funk Factory Geuzeria About Andrew Holzhauer Andrew moved to Madison in 2012, and worked at Old Sugar Distillery and Karben4 Brewing before becoming Head of Operations at Funk Factory. He's always been passionate about sour and oak-aged beers, so it's been a dream come true…

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