Art

Beauty + Style + Fashion

Fair Indigo’s Ethical Attire

Madison’s own Fair Indigo has been in business since 2006, and plans to be around for the long haul, selling their popular women’s 95/5 tees (95 percent organic cotton, 5 percent spandex) along with organic clothing for men and kids.

Brava Events

BRAVA Event Recap

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

THRIVE Career Workshops | 2019

THRIVE Career Workshops | 2019

Join BRAVA for this action-oriented professional development workshop series in 2019. Gain immediate skills and outcome strategies that will create more fulfillment, effectiveness and success in your career–and your life.

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.

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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.

RAVES & FAVES 2018

The annual BRAVA Raves & Faves is a gal’s guide to Madison’s best locally-owned businesses. Curated by BRAVA readers, for BRAVA readers.

Dwell

How to Care for Your Trees

Green and shady trees cultivate serenity on a city street but knowing how to care for the lifelong investment of our natural arbors can be difficult.

Go Natural With Home Decor

Your home is your sanctuary. And making it more eco-friendly is becoming easier as green and natural options become more available.

Eats + Drinks

Plain Spoke’s Canned Cocktails

After slinging drinks for eight years, Tom Dufek launched Plain Spoke Cocktail Co. last August, offering craft cocktails in a portable can.

What Does Brix Mean?

If we measure the brix of a particular apple juice, we’re measuring how much sugar is in the juice. We look for apples on the high end of the brix scale.

Engaging Community

How to Care for Your Trees

Green and shady trees cultivate serenity on a city street but knowing how to care for the lifelong investment of our natural arbors can be difficult.

Get Involved with Citizen Science!

The Wisconsin Citizen-Based Monitoring Network is a partnership of over 190 different organizations and groups doing volunteer monitoring.

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Get Involved with Citizen Science!

The Wisconsin Citizen-Based Monitoring Network is a partnership of over 190 different organizations and groups doing volunteer monitoring.

Supporting Your LGBTQ Family Member

Most parents of LGBTQ youth don’t know where to turn for help and support, says Sherie Hohs, a social worker with Madison Metropolitan School District.

Finance + Career

Level Up With LinkedIn

Whether you’re looking for a new job, building a brand or networking, LinkedIn is the most important social media platform for professionals.

In The Hole

‘Tis the season to rack up credit card debt. With a mortgage, car payments and student loans stacking up, extra holiday spending can tip personal debt over the edge of sustainability.

Health + Wellbeing

Caring for Your Kids’ Teeth

When it comes to caring for your kids’ teeth, it’s best to keep ahead of the game, and that includes regular dentist appointments and good dental habits.

Learn Simple Baby Massage

Learning a few basic baby stretches can give you a way to help reduce fussiness, help your little one sleep more peacefully and more.

Two Womens’ Journeys Through Infertility

When Erin Elliott and Kelli Massey met in college, they didn’t know that a few years later they’d become each other’s support system as they both tried to create families of their own.

Jaunt

Canoe the Sugar River

One chilly day this spring my family and I got a fresh perspective on our beautiful, agrarian state—from the waters of the Sugar River!

Stay in Your Fav State Park for Free

In a nutshell, campground hosting is basic bartering. Volunteer hosts trade some of their time and energy to live at, and enjoy, a campground cost-free.

Local Women

Tips for Writing Your Family’s Story

UW researcher and 2019 Woman to Watch Denise Ney co-wrote “Otti Remembers,” her mother’s personal account of growing up in Germany before and after World War II.

Shops + Services

Earth Stew Composts For You

Composting leftover food scraps is an easy way to reduce this waste, but factors like lack of space or physical ability can prevent people from doing so.

Sponsored Content

Planning for Pregnancy

Three local medical professionals offer advice, encouragement and answers to your most commonly asked pregnancy and childbirth-related questions.

Web Exclusive

Ways YOU Can Help Monarchs

You can help save the monarchs! Read these four simple ways to help the declining species (some are right in your own backyard!).

Tips for Writing Your Family’s Story

UW researcher and 2019 Woman to Watch Denise Ney co-wrote “Otti Remembers,” her mother’s personal account of growing up in Germany before and after World War II.