Author: Melissa Larsen


Spring Break Escapes

Before you know it, 60-degree days will be upon us, and it’ll be high time to schedule some exploring. Whether you’re seeking a springtime retreat spent on the water, wandering through museums or booking alfresco adventures, here are our favorite Wisconsin spots to spend spring break and beyond.


Fab Couples

In words of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, all you need is love. Just ask these Wisconsin-based power couples, who count morning tea together, nights out of the town and cutting down their own Christmas tree as their most cherished traditions.

Heritage Tavern plating

Q & A with Lindsay Christians, Author of “Madison Chefs: Stories of Food, Farms, and People”

Lindsay Christians, food editor and arts writer at The Capital Times and cohost of the Corner Table (a podcast about food and drink in Madison), has authored Madison Chefs: Stories of Food, Farms, and People, set to come out Dec. 21. In this new release, Christians takes readers on an in-depth look at nine Madison-area chefs and showcases why the city endures as a culinary gem.

holiday gift guide

Holiday Gift Guide 2021

Time to whip out the wrapping supplies. Whether for the foodie, arts enthusiast, pet parent or DIYer in your life, here are gifts for giving and getting this holiday season from some of our favorite Wisconsin-based businesses.

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5 Spots for Apple Cider Doughnuts

While apple-picking is a beloved Midwest tradition each fall, getting to dig into warm, fresh-from-the-fryer apple cider doughnuts makes a day at the orchard even sweeter. Here are five favorites for apple cider doughnuts in Wisconsin.