February 2015

Found 7 blog entries for February 2015.

Golfing - Image Credit: http://pixabay.com/en/users/Manfred_WW-212324/

Madison, WI is a very active city with great sports and recreational opportunities. If you love a city with great attractions, Madison is the right place. It’s basically the mecca for recreational opportunities since the four seasons offers such a variety of interests. In the winter you can enjoy skating and skiing while the summer brings swimming in the lakes. Here is a look at what you’ll find Madison residents enjoying all year round.

Golfing

There are four premiere public golf courses in Madison. Glenway, Monona, Odana Hills and Yahara Hills offer some of the best golfing experiences. Check out Vitense Golfland for miniature golf both indoors and out plus they offer a climbing wall, batting cages and a place to grab lunch. University Ridge

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Chazen Museum of Art - Image Credit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Chazen_Museum_of_Art_-_exterior.jpg

Do you consider yourself to be a lover of art? If yes then Chazen Museum of art should be somewhere on your list of art related attractions to visit.

The History of the Art Museum

They opened their doors in 1970 and are comprised of two buildings. Both were designed by well-known architect Harry Weese and then an expansion was done in 2011 designed by Machado and Silvetti Associates. The two buildings are connected with a bridge on the third floor which is an incredible gallery with a glass side to see gorgeous views of the lake.

Some of the Features You Can Expect

Most of the public space shows of the permanent collection that the museum owns and is separated by period so you can go straight to your favorites or enjoy all of them. Other

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Snowboarding - Image Credit: http://pixabay.com/en/users/skeeze-272447/

Winter is going strong and appears have no end in sight. Why not take advantage of the weather while you can and enjoy some winter-only sports? Once spring arrives you’ll have to wait several months before you can enjoy winter sports again.

It’s a great way to make the west of the falling snow and cold temperatures. Madison has a variety of outdoor activities to enjoy on the trails, lakes and parks including sledding, skiing and skating. Here is a look at winter sports found in Madison.

Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding

A popular choice in Madison is to head over to Devil’s Head and try downhill snow sports. Skiing and snowboarding are really common here and worth it for a day trip. If you’re looking for cross-country skiing and snowboarding,

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Family in a car

There are loads of activities to do with the kids in Madison, Wisconsin. Spending a day out with the family will prove to be a treat for both you and the kids. There is something for all ages to enjoy, and it makes no difference what your interests are. Madison flourishes in culture, heritage, environmental, historical, and community activities.

Here are some of the kid friendly activities in Madison, Wisconsin.

Family Attractions

From theme parks to the zoo, spend the day in the sun while having a load of fun with your family.

Henry Vilas Zoo – 702 South Randall Avenue, Madison

Visiting this zoo won’t cost you anything in admission. A whole family can enjoy viewing some of nature’s most animals. Vilas Park Zoo operates all year, so no

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Overture Center for the arts - Image Credit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Overturemainentrance.jpg

The Overture Center for the Arts brings culture to the residence of Madison. There are a variety of events held at the center, which brings diversity to community offerings. Within the Overture Center you will discover ten individual businesses, along with sever preforming areas. These areas have accommodated both national and international entertainers.

Every year, over 200,000 educational and community events provide the ultimate cultural experience for eager patrons.

Programs offered at the Overture Center include:

  • Any Given Child Madison – helping individuals get ready for college, career and community.
  • Broadway at overture – Week long series of touring Broadway shows.
  • Cocktails with Tim – Subscriber event that takes you
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Asian Cuisine - Image Credit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Breakfast_at_Tamahan_Ryokan,_Kyoto.jpg

Do you love Asian cuisine? Then you are in luck, Madison has some prime Asian restaurants. Here are some top choices for you to check out in and around the Madison area.

Bahn Thai - 944 Williamson Street #4

Bahn Thai serves up authentic Asian cuisines that include mouthwatering veggies and lemongrass scent. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. While dining here, you will feel like you have visited a restaurant in Far East Asia. Menu offerings include a variety of curries and classic pad Thai. Bahn Thai has been serving the Madison area for 20 years.

Lao Laan-Xang - 1146 Williamson Street

This busy eatery is worth the wait. As a family owned restaurant, Lao Lann-Xang provides excellent service with amazing Asian infused dishes. Menu options

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Smoke Detector

It is highly important that you take the time to secure your home in case of a fire or dangerous gas leak. The state of Wisconsin has gone the extra mile by making sure their residence is properly cared for. They have set some basic rules for residence to abide by.

The state made it a law that a smoke and carbon monoxide alarm be installed in all one to two-story homes. This law was put into action on February 1, 2011. It makes no difference how old the dwelling is, this is a must for all homes within Wisconsin. A general regulation for placing a carbon monoxide alarm is if the home has appliances that run on fuel, fireplaces or have garages that are attached.

The responsibility of installing the alarms is the home owners, and renters are

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