Kitty Dunn Blogs

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

8 Things You Didn't Know about Bob Dylan

The man who has been called the Spokesman for a generation turns 77 this week. For more than five decades Dylan has been entertaining us, making us think, and often making us raise our eyebrows and say "What the heck?" Here are a few things you may have not known about this rock star poet.,... Read More

Beer Here! Craft Beer Week Picks

So much beer! So little time! Craft beer lovers get absolutely giddy thinking about all the beer they can taste during Madison's Craft Beer Week. No matter which style is your favorite, you'll find something to make your taste buds very happy. Bars, restaurants, grocery stores and liquor stores all... Read More

Record Store Day: Kitty's Picks

Record Store Day is this Saturday! That's the day record companies put out cool, exclusive releases on vinyl, sending them only to independent record stores to give them an extra boost over online retailers and big box stores. This year's list is an eclectic mix of albums, singles, and picture... Read More