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Articles tagged with 'travel'

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12 Spring Green hot spots

Published March 21, 2015

Located on the banks of the Wisconsin River, Spring Green is small in population (about 1,600 people) but grand in reputation. And located only two hours from Milwaukee, it's a viable and enjoyable weekend getaway.

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My personal travel hell

Published March 2, 2015

There are some things that no human, no matter how much grace, patience or tolerance they possess can abide. There are some things that get the goat of even the Mother Theresa of airline passengers.

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Milwaukee All-Star: Traveling doctor "Chi Chi" Oraka

Published Feb. 15, 2015

This week's All Star is Chinwe "Chi Chi" Oraka, an internal medicine physician and a "traveling hospitalist" who ventures all over the country - and perhaps, soon, outside the United States - to fill in at hospitals that are short staffed.

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Smoke / gift shop Blue hits five-year anniversary

Published Jan. 14, 2015

It's been five years since Blue on Greenfield opened in West Allis. The smoke-and-gift shop, located at 7223 W. Greenfield Ave., underwent a couple of big changes since firing up sales in late 2009.

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Wander & Co. offers gifts that keep giving

Published Nov. 1, 2014

A combination of wanderlust and dissatisfaction with the professional world caused Drew Griswold to quit his 9 to 5, sell most of his stuff and start roaming around the world. Eventually, however, it was time to return to work. With a background in non-profit and social cause marketing, Griswold decided to start a new kind of retail store.

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9 best reasons to visit Wisconsin

Published Oct. 27, 2014

Thrillist -- a website that focuses on food, drink, travel and being merry in general -- recently posted a list of nine of the best reasons to visit Wisconsin. We want to hear your addition for No. 10.

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Featured bartender: Sabbatic's Gwenn Barker

Published Aug. 24, 2014

We spent too long at Sabbatic on a recent Friday night, chatting with Gwenn Barker about - among other things - motorcycles, hurling, chemistry, Bloody Marys and the time she spent working at the Bomb Shelter for her beloved friend Greg Landig who passed away in 2012.

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5 fun things to do in Knoxville, y'all

Published Aug. 20, 2014

There isn't much that feels as good to me as some good ol' Southern love. Knoxville offers up a mix of the South, the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains and a classic college town.

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What happens in Nashville, stays in Nashville

Published Aug. 12, 2014

Right under our Midwestern noses is a city so full of culture, entertainment, food, sports, art, community and music that it's almost a transgression of good tourism not to visit Nashville.

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New York Times spends "36 Hours in Green Bay"

Published Aug. 1, 2014

The New York Times goes beyond the Packers in its latest "36 Hours" piece - "36 Hours in Green Bay, Wis." - that's now up on nytimes.com. For you paper people, I'm sure it will run in print on Sunday.

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A guide to Wisconsin historical sites

Published June 7, 2014

Discovering Wisconsin history is as easy as hopping in the car and heading to one of these family-friendly historical sites!