Madison Magazine

Boho Flair at Art Gecko

For a taste of the exotic, a stop into Art Gecko on State or Monroe Street can make you feel like you’re stepping into a little beachfront shop in Bali or a market nestled in a bustling thoroughfare in India. The scent of incense wafts through the air as capiz shell chandeliers hang overhead, a section of jewelry sparkles, and woodcarvings and other striking home décor pieces are scattered throughout.

Best Bets in Las Vegas

8 ways to make the most of your Vegas time

With only a long weekend in Las Vegas, you have to play your cards right. Try these eight ways to make the most of your time in Sin City.

Tasteful Travels in Italy

Experience Italy's dolce vita with this guide

A Madison guide helps visitors experience Italy's dolce vita.

Florida—Three Ways

Diverse destinations to sit any vacation mood

Sure, warm weather and ocean views are practically a given when you visit the Sunshine State. But Florida also offers diverse destinations to suit any vacation mood.

Hot Toddy

It's a sophisticated St. Paddy's Day sip

Best of Madison Business 2012: Poised to Break Through

Technology and the biosciences have been pillars of the Madison region’s economic development strategy for more than a decade now. We’ve invested heavily in these sectors, and the never-ending conundrum of a shortage of venture capital suggests untold, unlimited potential.

Snowshoe Trails Galore!

Snowshoe trails in Wisconsin

Picking a snowshoeing trail in Wisconsin is tough. Do you follow a trail that meanders through the farm country of the south, along the ice-shelved shoreline of a Great Lake or through the vast pine woods of the north?

Four Stylish Chicago Hotels

Swank rooms, delicious dining and decadent spas

Find swank rooms, delicious dining and decadent spas—plus decidedly unique perspectives on the city.

Best of Madison 2011

Our reader's picks (and 30th anniversary!)

Our reader's picks (and 30th anniversary!) for the very best in dining, shopping, arts and entertainment and more