Rowan Childs founded Madison Reading Project in 2013 to provide engaging reading materials to all children in the Madison area. Here, Childs discusses the nonprofit’s mission, goals for 2021 (including opening a new, larger book center) and how the pandemic has evolved the community’s reading needs.
With the uncertainty of the past year, it was hard to guess whether or not award season would be able to carry on like normal. Now, with less than a week out from the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards, it’s clear that film aficionados and entertainment connoisseurs will indeed have the opportunity to celebrate some of the best in television and film this year. Here are some ideas for how to celebrate the Golden Globe Awards in Wisconsin.
Hyperlocal: an apt descriptor for Brix Cider in Mount Horeb. Each moment you spend onsite feels like Wisconsin thanks to an array of goods made by locals that one can peruse walking through the retail area to the cozy ice shanties waiting for guests game to dine outdoors–even in frigid temps.
Milwaukee Downtown BID #21 and the City of Milwaukee are launching its newest campaign to help support local business owners with MKE It Local and encouraging Milwaukeeans to make their dollars count.
Wisconsin is home to a number of published authors. And several of the most successful have new releases on tap for this year. Mystery to Me Bookstore “book barista” Hannah Oxley shares which ones worth pre-ordering or adding to library waitlists—stat.
Matt Raboin is the co-owner of Brix Cider, a hard cider business, farm-to-table restaurant, and purveyor of locally grown food and drink in Mount Horeb. To make the cider, Brix Cider sources apples from 25 small farms all within 70 miles of its production facility!
Need to overcome that winter slump? VISIT Milwaukee launched Giving Fest through Feb. 28, a one-of-a-kind virtual festival to bring together businesses of all kinds for weeks of performances, workshops, games, behind-the-scenes tours and much more.
Feb. 13 (a k a Galentine’s Day) is the perfect time to remind your girl squad that friendship can be just as rewarding as romantic partnership. So no matter which you choose, each of the following Wisconsin-based gifts will signify your female tribe is stronger than ever.
John Weinstock is the executive vice president of marketing for Middleton-based Springs Window Fashions, the second largest global manufacturer of custom window treatments under a range of brands, including Graber.
Valentine’s Day might look a bit different this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still go all out in showing the people you love how much they mean to you—Wisconsin style. Here are some of the best ways to celebrate the holiday around the state.