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Fab Dads: Wisconsin

He gives the best bear hugs and has jokes for days–and it’s time to celebrate him! In honor of Father’s Day on June 20, meet six Wisconsin dads and learn their advice for new papas, their greatest joys and challenges, and how they plan to spend their big day.

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The Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake

Known to be one of the most beautiful lakeside resorts in the world according to Reader’s Digest, The Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake provides a multitude of impeccable dining experiences, lakeside fun and amenities to make each guest feel pampered and right at home.

Araceli Esparza

Fabulous People: Araceli Esparza

Araceli Esparza is the founder of Wisconsin Mujer, a multimedia social engagement company, who has more than 15 years of nonprofit and diversity experience. “I’m a poet first, speaker, content producer, with a side of a culture connector diva for good measure.”

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How to Celebrate Father’s Day in Wisconsin

Wisconsin is officially reopened, and that means a plethora of fun summer events are back and in full swing. With Father’s Day just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to organize your plans and prepare to shower your dad with love in the best way possible. Here’s how to best celebrate Father’s Day in Wisconsin this year.

Jacquelyn Ikonomov

Fabulous People: Jacquelyn Ikonomov

Jacquelyn Ikonomov is the founder of Wisconsin Dells-based Rooster Calling Running, in which she provides habit-formation tools, group accountability and weekend running challenges with other like-minded and supportive walkers/joggers/runners. “I empower walkers, joggers, trotters, sprinters or those who run many miles to love their whole self. “

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Restaurant of the Week: Lake Park Bistro

Since 1995, Lake Park Bistro has been a beloved special event destination in Milwaukee, offering beautiful views of Lake Michigan. In reopening late last year, Chef Paul Bartolotta has the brought the restaurant to its roots – reimagining it as a haut bistro inspired by his experiences working alongside acclaimed chefs in Michelin-starred restaurants.

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5 Wisconsin Nail Salons

After trekking along icy streets in heavy boots for months, a pedicure is likely at the top of a “to do list” before breaking out one’s full summer wardrobe. An express service during lunch can be as relaxing as a deluxe pamper sesh in the right setting—like these five stellar Wisconsin-based salons.

Takeyla Benton

Fabulous People: Takeyla Benton

Takeyla Benton is a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion analyst by day–but her long list of talents doesn’t stop there. The self-described “melanated mystic mamma” is also a tarot reader, Reiki practitioner, guided meditation coach, ordained minister, writer, poet, storyteller and head of Key Transformations, a personal empowerment practice.

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Restaurant of the Week: Mr. B’s – A Bartolotta Steakhouse

Dishing up one of the region’s most extensive selection of prime steaks, Mr. B’s – A Bartolotta Steakhouse, found in the Milwaukee suburb of Brookfield, has been recognized as one of the nation’s top steakhouse and is a Distinguished Restaurants of North America winner. Mr. B’s offers diners a versatile setting that features a lively bar with a daily happy hour and a seasonal outdoor patio.