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

Victoria's favorite things are: foraging for mushrooms, pure blue water and sunny days. She's an experienced travel writer and is currently the Digital and Social Media Manager at Destination Madison.

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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Madison Night Market is Back

Back, back, back again! The first Madison Night Market of 2022 is this Thursday, May 12, along State Street – the vibrant, quirky hub of downtown Madison. The night market serves up all the big energy of the farmers’ market but in a more chill, maker-and-craft-centric way. Great ready for eclectic…

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Things To Do For Earth Day 2022

It's wild to think that an internationally celebrated day like Earth Day got its start right here in Wisconsin. Madison has so much to do and so many ways to celebrate Earth Day (this Friday!), that you'll find yourself making plans even longer than a day. Take your pick. Free e-bikes. Park…

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Top 5 Reasons to Go to Bockfest this February

What’s more beautiful than celebrating bock beers with your besties? Bockfest, happening at Capital Brewery on Saturday, Feb. 26, is coming up soon. Here’s the Top 5 reasons to go to this winter beer fest. 1. Beer It’s worth checking out Capital Brewery -- one of the most iconic Madison breweries…

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