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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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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What's New in Madison

Whether it’s been a while since you’ve visited Madison or you’re a student returning once again to the UW-Madison campus, there are plenty of new things to do and see in our fair city. That’s one of the many wonderful things about Madison. Even if you’re a local, the area always seems to…

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Top 10 Things to do in Downtown Madison

When my husband and I were looking to move and upgrade our Madison-area home a few years back, I really only had one requirement. It had to be close to downtown. Even with my student days behind me, the Capitol and isthmus continue to call my name on a regular basis. Now as a local business owner…

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