Kitty Dunn Blogs

Great Friends, Great Beer

Another Great Taste of the Midwest has come and gone. My boyfriend Mike and I just figured out that it was our 20th Taste, and we've learned quite a lot over the years. Here are just a few tidbits we don't mind passing along. 1. You can't try them all. I heard that there were at least 1700 beers... Read More

Soaring With The Cranes

The Cranes Of The World Festival happens this Saturday at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo. There will be plenty of fun for the whole family, including guided nature walks, arts and crafts, and special programs throughout the day. The fun includes special guided tours, free with... Read More

Do We Need A Green Amendment?

Is the right to a clean environment as important as the right to free speech, freedom of religion, or the right to own private property? Maya K. Van Rossum is leading the charge to add something new to the arsenal of those working for environmental causes.She suggests that an amendment be added to... Read More

Who loves butterflies?

It's butterfly time again at Olbrich Botanical Gardens. Bloomin' Butterflies runs through August 12th, and it's a great chance to get up close and personal with these amazing insects. From Olbrich's website: Experience the magnificence of free-flying butterflies while strolling through the tropical... Read More

It's Swatting Time Again

You're not imagining things. The summer of 2018 is turning into one of the worst mosquito years in recent memory. Thanks to recent rains, we're facing what seems like zillions of mosquitoes. In fact, here in Wisconsin, we have 60 different species of mosquitoes, and the ones that are bugging us... Read More

Triple M Favorites at Summerfest

Summer's here and the time is right...to go to Milwaukee for some great music at Summerfest. You probably already know about all the headliners, but here's my list of side stage acts you might enjoy. (Also be advised of their new carry-in policy. It's more restrictive than other years.) June 27... Read More

World Giraffe Day At The Zoo

You can help giraffes and have fun at the same time this Saturday at the World Giraffe Day celebration at the Henry Vilas Zoo . World Giraffe Day is an initiative of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation, celebrated every year around the longest day of the year to raise awareness for our favorite... Read More

Congrats to the MAMA winners!

And that's a wrap! Another Madison Area Music Awards ceremony came to a close Sunday night at the Capitol Theater, with lots of our Triple M friends in the local community bringing home awards. The night was bittersweet in that The Lower 5th won several awards, not long after the passing of Luke... Read More

7 Things You Didn't Know About Paul McCartney

We still love him when he's 76! The name Paul McCartney has been a household word for five decades. We all know he's "the cute Beatle," and that he was in a band before Wings, and that one of his wives turned out to be a b^%*#. But I bet you didn't know all of these fun facts about Sir Paul. 1. His... Read More

Healthy & Safe Swimming in Madison Lakes

Summer hasn't even officially started, but we've already seen beaches in the Madison area close due to toxic blue green algae blooms. According to the Public Health Department of Madison and Dane County, there are precautions you can take to make sure you stay safe while swimming, or allowing your... Read More