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View of Lake Monona from Olbrich Park.
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An icy sunrise over Lake Mendota.
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Ice rink at the Edgewater Hotel.
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A warm winter night over downtown
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Photo by Chris Winterhack
Run the Jewels at the Orpheum Theater.
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Photo by Seamus Murphy
Last week's Snow Moon peeks through the haze.
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A frozen Lake Monona from above.
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Photo by Sydney Bertun
Photo by Sydney Bertun
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A tracks lead to the Capitol.
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An aerial view of the isthmus. Pilot Andrew Klunick positioned the plane for a perfect shot and photographer Eric Schwierske snapped the picture.
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Sunset over Lake Mendota.
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A sunny September Sunday afternoon on the bike path at Demetral Park.
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The sunset paints the sky over the tennis courts at Tenney Park.
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A squirrel on the north side of Madison found a very unusual hiding spot for its nuts.
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A resplendent sunset over Tenney Park.
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Looking towards Middleton from the beach at Picnic Point.
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Taking full advantage of one of the last days of summer, children jump into Lake Mendota at sunset from a pier in Maple Bluff.
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While a "taco truck on every corner" is supposedly inevitable if Hillary Clinton becomes president, one Madison resident went a step further to ensure delivery on that tasty promise.
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A magnificent magenta sunset.
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Inside Assumption Greek Orthodox Church on East Washington Avenue.
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Ziggy the Willy Street Cat poses for the paw-parazzi.
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Sunlight and honeybees grace a sunflower at McFarland Community Garden.
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An impressive storm front passes over Monona Bay on the morning of August 19.
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Demonstrators from Veterans for Peace. The group demonstrates at the Dane County Farmers' Market every Saturday.
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The sunflowers at Pope Farm Conservancy begin to droop as their heads become heavy with the weight of their seeds.
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The sun peeks through the trees at the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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The sunrise over Monona Bay.
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A bus stop on the corner of Turner and Pflaum becomes the site of a Post-It note war offering passersby colorful, uplifting messages.
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A thunderstorm sends attendees at the August 4 Central Park Sessions under the tent to wait out the rain.
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A gorgeous sunset enjoyed along the shores of B.B. Clarke Beach is made all the better by a friendly mallard.
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A red oak is taken down at the Capitol. A groundskeeper said it was because the tree was old and had some rot.
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A little robot friend hides out in a hole in a wall in downtown Madison.
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An August day in Vilas Park evokes Claude Monet's garden at Giverny. And yes, it's a Pokestop.
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A stand up paddle boarder prepares to take on Lake Mendota.
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"Take that, society!" On the night of August 1, vandals spray-painted an anti-condominium message across the front of a building under construction on Williamson Street.
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The Capitol on a cloudy day in July.
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A game of pool at the Crystal Corner Bar.
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How can he paddle with those tiny arms? A prehistoric paddler tries stand-up paddleboarding on a Madison lake.
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A shot of the Ferris wheel from the La Fete de Marquette festival.
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A quiet moment on Lake Monona captured by an early morning commuter.
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See if you can find the strange thing that compelled us to take a picture of these otherwise nondescript downtown Madison buildings.
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Good morning, Lake Monona! Though perhaps not as popular as a lakeside sunset, the sunrise still has its fans, with ducks to rowers enjoying a serene morning on the Madison lake.
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Gotta catch 'em all: Two early-morning fisherman on Lake Monona enjoy a sunrise and, hopefully, a few fish.
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A hazy day at the Tenney Lagoon.
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Last night's intense thunderstorm shoots a bolt of lightning across the sky behind a downtown power plant.
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A pidgey taunts a Pokemon Go player outside of the University Police station, where a Pokemon-related safety message reminds players to try and not get killed or injured while playing.
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Shimmering Lake Monona and the Capitol skyline as seen from a stand-up paddleboard.
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The Memorial Union Terrace is one of the best places in Madison to catch the sunset.
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The Wisconsin State Capitol on a cloudy day.
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A family of cranes explore Warner Park.
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Warner Park lagoon in bloom.
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Make like a tree: Donald Trunk greets passersby in Monona.
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A sweltering summer day melts into a stunning summer sunset over Lake Mendota as a pier full of spectators take in the view.
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A little girl marvels at one of her first fireworks displays at the Monona Community Festival.
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Steve Miller Band fans as seen from the stage at Breese Stevens Field.
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An anonymous artist left this masterwork for all to enjoy above a urinal at the Ideal Bar in Madison.
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A cocktail on a gray day at Graze.
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Someone wearing an elephant costume walking around the capitol square because why not?
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It's true, you know. You are awesome! If you need a reminder, visit this bridge at Tenney Park.
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One of the many tranquil paths at Picnic Point.
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A spectacular sunset view from the rooftop of the Edgewater Hotel.
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Madison residents Augie and Ricky hang out in the window of their north side home.
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Colorful fireworks over Lake Monona at the 2016 Shake the Lake festival.
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A snapping turtle lies in wait in a Fitchburg culvert. Photographer Michana Buchman tells us that the turtle was attempting to catch a duckling for lunch, but was unsuccessful.
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An aquatic weed harvester works on the lagoon at Vilas Park.
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Sonny Knight & the Lakers perform at the Majestic Theater.
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"Traveling through hyperspace ain't like dusting crops, farm boy": A headless Han Solo action figure takes in the scene at the Memorial Union Terrace on a sunny Saturday afternoon.
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Fireworks light up the downtown Madison sky at the 2016 Shake the Lake festival on June 25.
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Two friends take in the stunning sunset view over Lake Mendota on a hot summer night.
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Yellow irises cheerfully greet the crowd with their yellow blooms at the bottom of the Wisconsin Capitol's State Street entrance.
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In addition to beautiful walking trails, relaxing beaches, s'more-ready fire pits and some of the best nature Madison has to offer, Picnic Point also has rustic toilets available for visitors looking for the most authentic woodsy experience.
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The classic movie-musical "West Side Story" is shown at the Memorial Union Terrace as the sunset tries to steal the show over the waters of Lake Mendota. The film is part of Wisconsin Union Directorate's Lakeside Cinema series.
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Two-year-old Henry Winterhack of Madison enjoys a summer evening along the shores of Lake Monona at the East Side Club.
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Isthmus staff writer Dylan Brogan and Isthmus arts editor Cat Capallero acted as presenters for Artist of the Year at the 2016 MAMA awards this past weekend.
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The Madison West High School Taiko Drummers perform as part of Make Music Madison outside the Wisconsin Veterans Museum. During this part of their performance, audience members were invited to play fetch with a shisa, or lion-dog. Bringing the shisa to life were two performers; one at the back of the shisa and one at the front.
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The unmistakable sunburst of the Memorial Union Terrace chair has long been a symbol of Madison summers.
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The eight-boat fleet of Hoofer Sailing Club's Badger Sloops are ready to race in Lake Mendota.
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The way to a duck's heart is through its stomach, or so hopes this bread-wielding gentleman looking to make a friend outside of Roast Public House.
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Can you spot the bumblebees? This lovely purple salvia plant in the Emerson Elementary School garden was abuzz with the fuzzy-wuzzy pollinators.
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Six-year-old Max Casper of Madison looks out over Lake Mendota from the beach at Picnic Point.
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A prayer rally led by controversial evangelist Franklin Graham was held at the state Capitol on Wednesday to, according to Graham's website, "proclaim America's only hope: Jesus." Graham is the son of retired televangelist Billy Graham.
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Beloved Willy Street resident Ziggy finds a purr-fect spot for an afternoon cat nap in front of the Mother Fool's Coffeehouse mural.
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Even the trees love Madison's lakes. These branches have made a heart shape to frame Lake Mendota.
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Members of Echoes of Camp Randall perform at the Emerson Elementary year-end picnic.
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What's better than bacon? Bacon on a doughnut. This Maple Bacon Doughnut can be found at Bassett Street Brunch Club.
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Another beautiful sunset paints the Madison sky.
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A flamboyance of pink plastic flamingos adorn a north-side yard. Perhaps the birds have gathered to celebrate their seventh year as Madison's official bird.
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The sun setting over Burrows Park, with clouds and the moon overhead.
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A fawn peeks out from its hiding spot in a north-side backyard.
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A fleet of Oscar Mayer Weinermobiles is joined by the Planters Nutmobile at the Kraft Heinz Co. plant in Madison.
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