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A City Got Together And Built A Place To Play

When you picture a playground the image of swings and slides and monkey bars comes to mind. But a playground ...

The Lands We Share: Danell Cross & Metcalfe Park Legacy Garden

Metcalfe Park Legacy Garden in Milwaukee has transformed several vacant lots into a vibrant place for community gatherings and education. ...

Hip-Hop Week MKE Celebrates Genre, Invites Conversations About Civic Engagement, Health

Milwaukee hosted its first ever week-long celebration of hip-hop last week. Organizers of Hip-Hop Week MKE showcased local artists and ...

Taking Stock

I was thinking about traditional foods of Wisconsin the other day.  Envisioning the immigrants who crossed choppy seas and rock ...

Past Meets the Future with Wisconsin Steampunk

You may have seen someone wearing goggles, a corset, and a bustle in a local parade. Mixing the Victorian age ...

Wisconsin Life #405: “From the Heart”

This collection of stories from people sharing their “Wisconsin Life” includes the story of Dana Barre and Heartland Farms, the ...

Two Rivers Man Writes Music Inspired By His Working Days

Bill Walkner has spent the last five decades of his life living in the city of Two Rivers.  He's retired ...

Idle Empress Finds Community In Music

Singer Lauren Anderson began performing as a solo act in house shows around the Chippewa Valley. She then teamed up Josh ...

Eau Claire Choir Uses Power Of Song To Provide Comfort For Terminally Ill Patients

On a weekday, Luther-Mayo Hospital’s atrium garden is almost silent, save the occasional rustling of a gowned patient walking the ...

Offerings Of Food Makes New Place Feel Like Home

I’m a Midwesterner. I should’ve known when I saw the tureen of soup on the porch of my new house ...

The Wiccans Of Barneveld

Wicca is a pagan religion that taps into the magic of nature. At a church outside Barneveld, wiccans have formed ...

Dane County Couple Transform Autobody Shop Into Hindu Temple

Hinduism is one of the world’s largest religions, but in Wisconsin, few practice the world’s oldest faith. On a country road ...

Leaving Madison – And Home – for College In New York City

On the near west side of Madison, there’s a triangle-shaped patch of grass in the middle of the Hillington Green ...

Oneida Farm Preserves Native Foodways

A small farm in Northeastern Wisconsin is helping to preserve an important aspect of the Oneida tribe's culture. Besides providing ...

Abelskiver and Community on Washington Island

“You came all the way to Washington Island for Abelskiver pancakes?” the Islanders asked, incredulous. “In the middle of winter?” ...