Wisconsin’s favorite cocktail, the Old-Fashioned, is made with brandy, not whiskey. Most job descriptions don’t entail drinking hard booze in the morning, but it can happen when you’re a travel journalist. While on a media trip to Janesville, the itinerary included a 9 a.m. mixology class, “How to Make a Wisconsin Old-Fashioned.” Good thing I’d […]
Rotary Botanical Gardens is a year-round showcase of natural beauty. Discover one of Southern Wisconsin’s most treasured landscapes–the Rotary Botanical Gardens in Janesville. Throughout 20 sprawling acres are 26 international gardens and more than 4,000 plant varieties. It’s an award-winning oasis of beauty, serenity and education. (I visited the Rotary Botanical Gardens as part of […]
It’s always football season when you’re a Packers fan! Here are some ways to share the love during the pandemic: * The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame at Lambeau Field takes you behind the scenes with a lineup of virtual programming for the whole family. You’ll tour the Hall of Fame exhibits, learn about […]
Wellness gardens are designed to be supportive of your health and well-being.
COVID-19 keeps us homebound, but you can still explore many wonders of Manitoba and Winnipeg.
COVID-19 inspires Music City to share live streams, virtual experiences and more. It’s the next best thing to being there.
Along the Rock River in Southern Wisconsin, is an energetic playground of outdoor adventure, true farm-to-table cuisine, craft brews and cocktails, and much more fun. Read my story in Urban Matter Chicago here, and plan your getaway! NOTE: The feature photo above was taken at the picturesque Rotary Botanical Gardens in Janesville, Wisconsin.
The newest South Loop eatery, Harbor, is a neighborhood restaurant of traditional American cuisine.
A visit to the Wndr Museum is an immersive experience of art, technology and selfies. A floor lights up wherever you walk on it. Your shadow is in four colors, not black. A room filled with mirrors and silver balls takes you to infinity. The wow factor is sky-high at the photogenic Wndr Museum in […]
From dishwasher to Michelin-star chef, Carlos Gaytán launched three new dining concepts in Chicago: Tzuco, an upscale eatery with a menu reminiscent of his native southwestern Mexico; Panango, a perky bakery and sandwich shop; and Tales of Carlos Gaytán, an intimate dining room with an evolving tasting menu. Those are in addition to to his […]