Autumn in Wisconsin – In Photos

“Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.” J.K. Rowling

Four Fall Fun Festivals in Wisconsin!

Labor Day has come and gone, September is here. As Wisconsinites we’ll be saying ‘summer is over’, but that’s ok, because deep down inside, my bones are tingling for cool, crisp mornings, vibrant leaves, and all things pumpkin spice. When I was a child, fall and winter were my least favorite seasons of the year […]

Getting to Know Your Wisconsin Craft Breweries Part 1: New Glarus Brewery

Hello, and welcome to Part 1 of a our new 48-part series, “Getting to Know Your Wisconsin Craft Breweries”, based almost entirely on the members of the Wisconsin Craft Brewers Guild. There’s a few significant breweries conspicuously missing from the list (looking at YOU, Leinenkugel’s…), so we’ll have to make a few exceptions as we […]

The U.P of Michigan? Pshhh! More like the U.P. of Wisconsin!

That’s right, I said it. The Upper Penninsula of Michigan – the thing that isn’t actually connected to regular Michigan in any way – is really an extension of Wisconsin, and should be treated as such. Those that live in the U.P. might disagree with me. Many people that live there really don’t consider themselves […]

9 Great Ways To Beat a Snowy Wisconsin Winter

It’s just about March now, and we’re covered in fresh snow fall. I always find it funny that people expect March to be the end of winter – this is Wisconsin after all, and it happens again and again that we get dumped on late in the season – especially if you’re close to either […]

3 Good Reasons Milwaukee Needs a Hostel

Residents of Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point neighborhood seem to be pushing back against the possibility of having the cities first hostel next door. According to this article on onmilwaukee.com, two neighbors in particular have filed letters of opposition, and the two ladies trying to create the hostel think it’s because of the “negative stereotypes” hostels are […]

Sandy’s Lake Michigan Waves Nothing To Write Home About

Get ready for a rant everybody. It seems that Sandy’s reach to the Midwest has brought every amatuer Lake Enthusiast out of the woodwork, and down to the beaches and marinas of the state. I saw report after report on the news about the “massive waves” that Sandy brought into the Midwest. I distinctly remember […]