Angela Trudell Vasquez’s Poetic Journey

Angela Trudell Vasquez remembers the moment she fell in love with poetry. She was listening to her parents read “Frederick,” Leo Lionni’s picture book about a mouse who uses poetry to help his community.

Beauty + Style + Fashion

Green and Clean Skincare

These local, eco-friendly skin and body care lines are all female-founded — and delightful to try.


Your Oasis Awaits

The ongoing pandemic has been rough for everyone, but one result is that people are continuing to get creative with their outdoor spaces — whether they have a sliver of backyard, or an entire acre.

Modern Nest

A Madison couple builds their family haven right on the shores of Lake Monona.

Eats + Drinks

Dining Worth the Drive

Escape the ordinary for a few hours at these special restaurants and sights, all within an hour’s drive.

Engaging Community

Being Green is a Family Affair

A Madison-area couple strives to make an impact on family consumption habits using a “no guilt” approach for a greener, cleaner earth.


Finance + Career

Making College More Affordable

With costs continuing to climb, it’s smart to plan ahead for college. Read on for local experts’ tips on college savings, scholarships, the financial aid process and more.

Health + Wellbeing

Eating for Energy

What you eat before and after your workout makes a difference in your energy levels and how well your body recovers.


How to Enjoy Madison’s Waterways

Whether you’re looking to swim, float, paddle or just take in a beautiful summer view, the city offers plentiful places on the water to do just that.

Dining Worth the Drive

Escape the ordinary for a few hours at these special restaurants and sights, all within an hour’s drive.

Local Women

The Vanguard Visionary

Winnie Karanja tackles problems, such as racial disparities in society or the lack of women in STEM fields, at the root cause.

Shops + Services

A Celebratory Stop

At Little Pop Color Shop, candy colors, Instagrammable product and smile-inducing products are all part of the shopping experience.

Sponsored Content

Finding Balance

Stoughton Health’s physical therapists explain the importance of the vestibular system for our quality of life.

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Brava Events

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.

BRAVA Event Recap

View photos and details from our past BRAVA events, such as the BRAVA Night Out events, our expos, and more.

Upcoming BRAVA Night Out Events

BRAVA Magazine invites you to join us for our monthly Brava Night Out events at local businesses! View details and registration information for our upcoming Brava Night Out events here.

Brava Promotion

New Year, New Editor

We sit down with BRAVA’s new editor, Shayna Mace, to get to know her and the vision she has for BRAVA Magazine in the new year.

New Year, New You…or Not So Much?

Although we’re only a few weeks into the new year, you may have already kicked any new year’s resolutions to the curb. And some of our 2019 THRIVE series speakers are no different.