Video: BRAVA is Here For You

We’re giving you an update on when our next issue, the July/August 2020 edition, will be out — and sending positive vibes your way!

Eight Creative Ways to Give Back in the Madison Community

If we’ve learned anything from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s how tightly integrated we are as a community. If you’re looking for ways to give back in response to the coronavirus, or otherwise, here are a few local organizations doubling down and adapting to support Madisonians.

Gofundme Fundraiser for Downtown Madison Businesses Reaches over $134K

After this weekend’s events downtown, a Gofundme fundraiser was set up to assist with relief efforts for downtown Madison businesses that suffered damage during Saturday and Sunday night’s riots. According to local reports, 75 downtown businesses experienced some form of damage over the weekend.

Four Ways to Level Up Your Night In

Business, shops and restaurants are slowly starting to reopen, but it’s a given that we’ll still be spending more time at home this summer. Here are some fun things to do.

Grace Coffee Co. is the Place

Maybe it’s the dogs or Instagram-worthy features like stunning pastries and butterfly wing murals. Or perhaps it’s the coffee and food. Whatever the reason, Grace Coffee Co. is currently a rising star in Madison.

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Quiz: Organic Food 101

Want to check your organic IQ? Sort out the facts and fiction with our quiz, and get the scoop on prioritizing your organic produce purchase.

The Color Picker

Paint swatches, siding samples and roofing materials line the back of Laurie Lundgren’s charcoal Toyota Prius—which she calls her mobile design studio.

Four Fabulous Fair Trade Apparel Lines

We’ve gathered a few of our favorite fair trade clothing lines (two of which were founded in Madison!) you can feel good about wearing—and look great in, too.

Tips for Selling Your Home

Heather Weasler from Daydream Properties specializes in staging and marketing homes to make them stand out in the market.

The State of Downtown Madison

We talked to Tiffany Kenney, the executive director of the Madison Central BID, for a real-time update of what she’s seeing for the future of downtown.

Food & Fun in Princeton

By Mary Bergin A tiny sign says “cinnamon roll,”but this is no pudgy pedestrian pastry, slathered with vanilla icing. What we have is croissant…

Dynamic Delafield

Reimagined during the ’80s and ’90s by developer Bob Lang, downtown Delafield is expanding its colonial aesthetic for cosmopolitan flair.

What’s Poppin’ in Pepin

Not far south from where the Mississippi River leaves Minnesota and becomes Wisconsin’s western border, you’ll find the small town of Pepin.

Serenity in Spring Green

With connections to Frank Lloyd Wright and Shakespeare, tiny Spring Green is a cultural heavy- weight located just over 30 miles west of Madison.

Charming Cambridge

It’s worth making a date to stop, linger and savor Cambridge, located only half an hour from the state Capitol building.

5 Apps I’m Using Right Now

One thing that’s helped during this time is a number of apps that help to reign in the craziness of life—and bonus—boost my mental and physical health.

Six Madison Dog Parks to Visit

As we revel in spring, there’s no better time to trot your best furry pal to one of the city’s dog parks for some sun and fun.

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10 Fabulous Fish Fries

It’s not Friday in Wisconsin without a fish fry. Here’s where to go, depending on your mood and just what type of fry you want.

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Mudrooms and Entryways

Mudrooms and entryways are a reflection of how families are really living today and can be highly functional and organized, but also beautiful.


Organize Your Way to a Garage You Love

The garage can be the biggest area for the ‘collect-all’ items. If you put some organization into this space, it can actually make every other room in your home better.

THRIVE Conference 2020 — Postponed!

The health, safety, and wellbeing of our speakers, vendors and attendees are our highest priorities. With the heightened concerns raised by the Center for Disease Control, BRAVA Magazine and Nei Turner Media Group is postponing the BRAVA Thrive Conference on Friday, May 8, 2020.

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