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5 Madison-area locals giving us fit-spiration

Q&As with fitness fanatics who share their 2021 goals, their favorite equipment, post-workout snacks and more.

Q&As with fitness fanatics who share their 2021 goals, their favorite equipment, post-workout snacks and more.

A duo enjoys the perks of luxury apartment living

Whitney Doering and Lincoln Durham are among many young professionals enjoying luxury apartment living in Madison.

Whitney Doering and Lincoln Durham are among many young professionals enjoying luxury apartment living in Madison.

Xizhou Xie has excelled at the art of the pour

Xizhou Xie started with acrylic pour art as a hobby, but she soon became overloaded with canvases.

Xizhou Xie started with acrylic pour art as a hobby, but she soon became overloaded with canvases.

'The Generous Home' donates $1.2 million to 15 local nonprofits

Through help from donations of local businesses, the program is able to give funds to local nonproits.

Through a partnership with more than 40 local businesses, "The Generous Home" program is donating all the proceeds from the sale of a home to local nonprofits.

6 things our editors love this June

Check out what our editors are loving this month.

This one's for all the lovers of e-books, brandy, board games, sustainable bags, healthy snacks and handmade jewelry.

6 things our editors love this May

Check out a cookbook, headbands, stained glass and more in this month's Hot List.

Check out a cookbook, headbands, stained glass and more in this month's Hot List.

Meet social artist Borealis

Artist Borealis finds a way to keep creating through the pandemic using secondhand materials.

The pandemic brought a near complete halt to Borealis’ work as a social artist (i.e. someone who aims to use creative skills to spark change).

In pursuit of mindfulness

Michael Muckian walks readers through what he’s learned along the way about mindfulness and meditation, and how you can get started, too.

In Michael Muckian’s first meditation session, he fell asleep. But he and his wife, Jean, have since developed their practice and deepened their understanding, especially once COVID-19 hit.

The return of the RV vacation

Vans, big rigs, overland trailers and other tow-behinds are the new “it” way to escape, whisking away couples and families who couldn’t spend a minute longer sheltering at home.

Vans, big rigs, overland trailers and other tow-behinds are the new “it” way to escape, whisking away couples and families who couldn’t spend a minute longer sheltering at home.

Meet the ‘RV Jedeye’

David Lee used to watch others online having fun on their RV trips and wish that was him.

David Lee used to watch others online having fun on their RV trips and wish that was him.

Chris and Amy Stanford are dauntless DIY-ers

Tackling home renovations doesn’t scare Chris and Amy Stanford, who are giving new life to their 1928 house for their family of six.

Tackling home renovations doesn’t scare Chris and Amy Stanford, who are giving new life to their 1928 house for their family of six.