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My personal travel hell

Published Monday, March 2

What is a blog?  For us it is a short blurb that we write when the mood strikes us.  It can be first person, funny or informative. In short, a blog is whatever we want it to be. 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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Blue Harbor offers new attractions, creates lakeside memories

Published Sunday, Feb. 15

Blue Harbor Resort in Sheboygan recently added a surf simulator in its waterpark. This new attraction is a particularly good fit for the waterpark because Sheboygan is known as the outdoor, fresh water surfing capital of the world. (It's true!)

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4 Marcus Hotels & Resorts' properties nab AAA Four Diamond Award

Published Friday, Feb. 13

Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation announced today that four of its owned and managed properties have again received the AAA Four Diamond Award rating in 2015. Less than four percent of 58,000 AAA-approved hotels and restaurants receive this rating.

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Escape into luxury at Sundara Inn and Spa

Published Monday, Feb. 9

Valentine's Day is around the corner and warm weather is not, so why not whisk your partner away to the Wisconsin Dells (yes, the Dells) for a luxury getaway at Sundara Inn & Spa?

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Revamped Edgewater breathes life into a Madison landmark

Published Thursday, Jan. 22

By the 1970s, an ugly addition and the gutting of the deco charm inside left The Edgewater a mere shadow of its original glory on the shores of Lake Mendota. But now, with a new owner, a completely new renovation and a brand new sister building across an inviting plaza, The Edgewater is clearly atop the world of Madison hotels once again.

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Why Walker should approve the Kenosha casino

Published Monday, Jan. 19

This week a group of Iowa social conservatives issued Gov. Scott Walker an ultimatum: If you want to be president, kill the Kenosha casino, they said. To which I retort: Butt out. Maybe the Iowa Republicans should focus their umbrage on their own riverboats instead.

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Sometimes holidays are easier from a distance

Published Tuesday, Jan. 6

As much as we love our families, our roots and some of our old ways, I think there's usually a reason (besides our jobs) that we opt to live thousands of miles away from them. So, if you didn't get a chance to see those closest to you this holiday, please enjoy them from a distance; sometimes it's easier that way!

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Dazzling "Varekai" redefines the circus

Published Thursday, Dec. 4

"Cirque du Soleil: Varekai" comes to the BMO Harris Bradley Center Dec. 18-21, but OnMilwaukee.com's Molly Snyder got a sneak peek of the show in New Orleans last month.

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Bobblehead Museum eyes Milwaukee

Published Tuesday, Nov. 18

Today, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum announced its establishment and intention to locate in Milwaukee. The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum will display the world's largest collection of bobbleheads and bobblehead-related exhibits and will be "the premier source of bobblehead related news and information," it said in a release.

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Urban spelunking: Charles Allis Art Museum

Published Tuesday, Nov. 11

The building that houses the Charles Allis Art Museum, 1630 E. Royall Pl., on Milwaukee's East Side was designed and built as a home, but in a sense it's also always served as an art museum. Built by a captain of industry, Charles Allis, the house -- designed by Alexander Eschweiler and built in 1909 -- was planned as more than a home for Eschweiler and his wife, Sarah. It was meant to be a showplace for their ever-growing collection of art.

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9 best reasons to visit Wisconsin

Published Monday, Oct. 27

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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Cave of the Mounds is a Wisconsin wonder

Published Saturday, Oct. 18

It seems to always happen in a farm field. A kid sees the mother of God, a white buffalo is born, an astonishing cave full of prehistoric paintings is accidentally uncovered. That's where Wisconsin and the world stumbled upon one of the state's most stunning natural attractions, Cave of the Mounds, too, in 1939.

Blowing in to the Windy City: 3 quick and easy overnights Image

Blowing in to the Windy City: 3 quick and easy overnights

Published Thursday, Oct. 9

Looking for a quick and easy getaway? Chicago's just a short, smooth train ride south and whether you're traveling with kids, as a couple or on your own, the possibilities are endless. So endless that it might seem a little daunting to plan. Don't you worry, sit back and let us do the work. Here are three quick and easy Windy City overnights that will make for memorable little getaways.