Fall Getaway: Monroe

Known as the Swiss Cheese Capital of the U.S., Monroe is a charming town that truly delights at every turn.

What to Do in the Apostle Islands

Twenty-two islands clustered atop the Bayfield peninsula comprise the Apostle Islands archipelago, one of Wisconsin’s most popular destinations. It’s easy to see the appeal.

Shop KELLA’s Wisco-Focused Goods

KELLA, located on Main Street in Mt. Horeb, features their own Forward Apparel Co. items, as well as pieces from 40-plus Wisconsin makers.

Fall Getaway: Mineral Point

Mineral Point is the quintessential historic Wisconsin town, complete with a charming downtown district, where visitors can enjoy artist studios, specialty shops, antique stores and architecture that has been deemed reminiscent of a Cornish village.

One Wardrobe Staple, Two Ways

Everyone wants wardrobe mileage these days. Build your look around these staples, and dress them up or down with chic extras.

Fall Getaway: La Crosse

Spending time in La Crosse this fall is a surefire way to enjoy all the season has to offer. The area’s Grandad Bluff is not only a destination point for thousands, but also a symbol of the Coulee Region, named for its ridges and valleys.

Your 2021-22 Arts & Entertainment Preview

After a long absence, in-person arts events, concerts, performances and more are back this season! Here’s our hand-picked guide of what we’re excited about this 2021-22 arts season.

Fall Getaway: The Fox Cities

The Fox Cities offer a wealth of outdoor adventures that are ideal for taking in the fall sights and sounds during a day or weekend trip.

BRAVA Readers Share Where They Were on 9/11

As we reflect back on the 20th anniversary of 9/11 this year, we asked BRAVA readers: Where were you on 9/11 when you learned what had happened? Here’s what they had to say.

Portraits of Child Loss

The loss of a child isn’t often talked about, and it’s the hardest thing a parent can go through. Four courageous women share their own stories of loss, and how they’ve been able to honor their child’s memory — and even find hope afterward.

Secrets of Success

BRAVA talked to eight area women who work in different industries to find out their top career advice — and what takeaways they can share with us on how to continue to find fulfillment in our work.

How to Recognize Your Strengths

One of Megan Watt’s main sources of success isn’t a secret at all — she plays to her strengths, and one of those is teaching others how to play to theirs.

How to Find Purpose in Your Work

Molly Moran always knew that she wanted to own a business, and after years of working in the restaurant and wine industries, she opened Table Wine in 2015.

How to Achieve Work-Life Balance

For Tu Le, finding work-life balance was not always a priority. Now, it is essential for her because it means more valuable time with her children.

How to Motivate Yourself and Others

Leslie Petty may be an assistant dean at the UW-Madison School of Business, but her reach and responsibilities extend much further than the institution.

Have a Spare Bike?

Free Bikez 4 Kidz is seeking bike donations on Sept. 18 during Madison Bike Week.

The College Move-in Guide

Even if you don’t have a child going to college this year, tuck this useful advice away to avoid college packing and move-in stressors.

Pasture and Plenty’s Makeshop Moves Forward

As owner Christy McKenzie dreamed up what their business model could look like post-pandemic, plans began unfolding for P&P Makeshop — a space that will allow them to grow “in all the right ways.”

Tackling Health Care Disparities

Health care organizations serving Madison’s nonwhite populations work to slowly dismantle systemic racism in health care settings — but acknowledge there is monumental work to be done.

Small Space Gardening Tips

Container gardening is one way to enjoy a garden with a lower commitment. Start small with these recommendations from Josh Smith from Kopke’s Greenhouse.

Do I Really Need to Take Vitamins?

You may take supplements to maintain or enhance your health, but how often do you consider the safety or even the effectiveness of your daily vitamins?

9 Places to Catch Outdoor Eats

We’ve rounded up some of our fave spots for dining outdoors in style, where you can soak up all the goodness of summer while enjoying a bite to eat.

Hop Into Grasshopper Goods

Karen Tardrew opened a brick-and-mortar location for her mobile retail concept Grasshopper Goods on Main Street in Stoughton in 2019,

Your Guide to Women’s Health

By Sue Sveum With all the demands on our time, women learn pretty quickly to prioritize. Sadly, on our daily to-do lists, sometimes our…

Summer Fun Guide

Summer is so much sweeter this year — so take full advantage now by eating, playing and experiencing our city and beyond.

Our Summer Binge List

If you’re looking for TV shows, movies, podcasts or books to dig into this summer, look no further.

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