Why Achieving the Dream of Homeownership Can Be More Difficult for Some Americans

Today we take time to honor and recognize the past and present experiences of Black Americans. When it comes to real estate specifically, equitable access to housing has come a long way, but the path to homeownership is still steeper for households of color. The Gap in Homeownership Rate in America It’s a more challenging […]

Black Owned Businesses from the Madison area

In honor of Black History Month, we have made a list of Black owned businesses from the Madison area. From restaurants, retail, photography, and wellness. We understand not all are listed. If we are missing a business that is important to you please let us know and we will be more than happy to add […]

Looking for Book Recommendations?

We are book lover’s ourselves and wanted to share with you some of our favorites! Audra’s Favorites A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle – A classic filled with wonder, color, a girl, her family, and a tesseract. The Long Secret by Louise Fitzhugh – I did not realize this was the beginning of Harriet […]

Hotspot of the Week: Canvas Boxing Club

Located in Middleton’s Harbor Athletic Club, sits Canvas Club Boxing: a workout studio offering group boxing classes composed of circuits such as smacking punching bags, practicing punch combos against sparring partners, and building cardiovascular/muscular endurance through bodyweight exercises. The Rockynostalgia is very real when throwing jabs, hooks, and uppercuts at hanging punching bags to master punching […]

National Adopt a Pet From a Shelter Day

National Adopt a Pet From a Shelter Day helps raise awareness for the thousands of animals waiting to be adopted from your local shelters.  Shelter’s take care of pets all year long and provide them with everything they need to have a happy and healthy life. It is safe to say that maintaining and keeping […]

Top 3 Biking Routes in the Madison, WI area

I don’t know about you but now that the weather is getting warmer, I am ready to get my bike out and go for a long ride! If you are a seasoned biker, finding a good biking route over 10 miles is pretty easy. Here are our top 3 biking routes in the Madison, WI […]

Fun Activities to Do on St. Patrick’s Day in the Madison Area

Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, is a day that commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, and celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish in general. Why wear green on St. Patrick’s Day? Leprechauns are actually one reason you’re supposed to wear green on St. Patrick’s Day—or risk getting pinched! The tradition is tied to folklore […]

Top 3 Winter Running Routes in Madison, WI

If you are a runner, finding running routes that are not muddy or snowy during the winter months can be challenging. Here are my top 3 winter running routes in the Madison, WI area. Picnic Point to Memorial Union From Picnic Point to the Memorial Union is approx. 3 miles round trip. The path is […]

6 Local Bakers Who will Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

There is nothing like a good cookie to satisfy your sweet tooth! Here is a list of 6 local bakers that make cookies that you will love! Cookies by Calli – Makes custom sugar cookies from a recipe she has been using for years. Macarons Boutique by Sim – Makes macarons in a brilliant array […]

Madison Area Attracts Tech Talent

Tech workers are moving to the Madison area in droves, up 74% in 2020. Zach Brandon, executive director of the Greater Madison Chamber of commerce, was recently interviewed by the Wisconsin Technology Council. He indicated that tech talent comes from a number of companies who have relocated to Madison, are looking for a second headquarters […]