Music lovers across the country know Wisconsin to be an incubator for amazing and unique musical projects. Eau Claire is the creative home to a number of well-known indie bands like Grammy Winner Bon Iver and also S. Carey, both of whom have toured the world with their distinct “Wisconsin Sound”. Recently, USA Today premiered “Slow Motion,” a new single from the Baraboo-raised, Madison-based band, PHOX. Milwaukee-based bands like Volcano Choir and Field Report tour nationally and internationally. And a band normally considered a “Twin Cities Band” actually resides in the Driftless Area of Wisconsin — I’m going to claim the beautifully emotive Cloud Cult for Wisconsin! Here
In honor of National Grilled Cheese Month, I’m highlighting a few places that serve up some of the best I’ve tasted as well as a few websites that offer some great recipes for that iconic sandwich – The Grilled Cheese. Both cheese and bread are ancient foods, but the two really came together in the 1920s when Otto Frederick Rohwedder of Davenport, Iowa, who is considered “the father of sliced bread,” invented the bread slicer, which made distributing white bread easy and affordable. Shortly before that, James L. Kraft patented processed cheese and since then cheese and sliced bread have been
Call all the ladies out! If you’re anything like me, an annual trip with the girls isn’t just a nice-to-have—it’s downright essential in order to de-stress and unwind from life. Here’s my round-up of some great ideas and destinations throughout Wisconsin perfect for a fun girls’ getaway. All you need to do is round up the girls! 1. Hit the beach Pack some sandwiches, magazines and a few fun games and hit up one of Wisconsin’s gorgeous Great Lakes Beaches. A few of my favorites are: Madeline Island’s Big Bay Town Park Beach, Milwaukee’s Bradford Beach, Superior’s Wisconsin Point, Racine’s North
With spring (technically) here and nearly 600 courses in our backyard, golf is on the minds of folks in Wisconsin. Before you race out to the course, consider these tips to not only improve your game, but to also make for a better experience while you’re out there. I sat down with Chris Goodwick, General Manager and Director of Golf Operations at Wild Rock Golf Club in Wisconsin Dells, to give us some professional advice. Understand the season. Spring is a great time to find golf deals on courses throughout the state. But do you know how the weather affects
Chef Kyle Sweet from Lake Arrowhead’s Pine’s Restaurant and Lounge, shared the details of his “Market Vinaigrette,” which works well as a dressing or marinade. Chef Kyle recommends that dried spices work best in the dressings, as they allow the vinegar and oil to mix and not separate so readily.
Who knew?! What started as a bold idea back in 1986 has transformed into a 27-year-long tradition and a mainstay of Midwest tourism – making Discover Wisconsin the longest-running travel TV show in the U.S.
In Wisconsin, winter can last three to five months (some years maybe longer). Many of us tend to stay indoors and hide from the cold, wind and snow. It’s time to break that habit. Enter ice fishing in Wisconsin.
It’s often said that the destination is the journey. We believe that to be very true. Lucky for us, there are infinite ways to explore Wisconsin. Read on for five of our preferred modes of travel:
Wisconsin sure is gorgeous. Browse through 25 of her most stunning moments:
Bright lights, festive music and over-the-top celebrations…there’s nothing quite like ringing in the New Year! Wisconsinites are known for throwing a good party so rest assured: wherever you celebrate here, you’ll be in good company. Here’s my countdown to a few fabulous ways you can welcome the arrival of 2014: