Isthmus Summertimes


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    Madison Mallards

    Best of the Mallards promotions 2018

    It’s always a good time to visit the Duck Pond. But some nights are better than others if you’re adding to your collection of Mallards memorabilia. more

    May 24, 2018

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    Wet hot Madison summer

    The Madison area has plenty of ways to beat the summer heat. Isthmus has a rundown on public pools, splash parks and beaches. more

    May 24, 2018

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    Attention, music lovers

    We pick the best of the summer concert lineups. The venues range from tiny Yuba City to the heart of Chicago. more

    May 24, 2018


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    Madison’s summer theater ranges from failed movie revamps to blockbusters like 1776. Which could be the next best thing to tickets for Hamilton. more

    May 24, 2018

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    Tales from a twisted canoe

    Floating and fishing in the rain up on Big Lake. Just part of the magic that happens up in Vilas County. more

    May 24, 2018

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    Kyle Herlitzke/ Explore LaCrosse

    A choice town

    Mark Twain once waxed poetic about La Crosse, Wisconsin’s quintessential river town. Long a mecca for outdoor recreation, the city’s development is finally starting to catch up. more

    May 24, 2018

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    Carolyn Fath

    A long weekend in... Manitowoc?

    From beaches to boats, this historically industrial Lake Michigan town is finding a new direction. It could be the surprise beachy boaty destination for summer 2018. more

    May 24, 2018

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    You need a first-aid kit for fun. Here are 10 ways to emerge from summer bugless + burnless. more

    May 25, 2017

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