Hip-hop lost one of its greats this week when Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quested succumbed to complications of diabetes. He was only 45. The tributes that have followed have been heartening to witness, because Phife is the kind of artist whose c.. Read more

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Wisconsin’s State Parks are wonderful, but we have some smaller County Parks that are boast-worthy as well. Here is a countdown of my current favorites—and to give you some more Off The Beaten Path ideas.5. Sandy Knoll (Washington County)Mis.. Read more

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Perhapsyou've always dreamed of doing a bike trip through Italy—stopping off tovisit sumptuous wineries in the rolling Tuscan hills, soaking up thecountryside, enjoying a picnic. Problem: You don't have the time off or thecash available to mak.. Read more

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Apple picking(weekends only), pumpkin patches, tractor pulled hayrides, store packedwith delicious goodies from traditional fall offerings to the famous"Apple Pie in a Bag." The season is already underway and continues until Saturday, Octob... Read more

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With their lone marijuana-themed film, Joel and Ethan Coen created one of the most popular cult films of all time, The Big Lebowski . The brothers’ 1998 comedy stars an inspired Jeff Bridges as a laid- back dude Read more

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