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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
Leo Sidran

Having grown up in Madison with jazz in his heritage, Leo Sidran has an adept sense of groove and rhythm. Whether he’s interviewing fellow musicians on his podcast “The Third Story” or performing his funk-inspired catchy tunes, his reputation is hard to match.

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Madison, WI
food
Tempest Oyster Bar
Sleek, stylish restaurant featuring oysters & other seafood fare plus live music on weekends.
120 E Wilson St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
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Brasserie V
Elevated throwback offering locally sourced, seasonal French eats & many Belgian beers.
1923 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711, USA
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Natt Spil
Hidden, cash-only haunt offering global small plates, cocktails & beer in an intimate space.
211 King St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
venue
Majestic Theatre
The Majestic Theatre is a 600-capacity live music venue in downtown. Opened in 1906, it is Madison's oldest theater.
115 King St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
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Corral Room Bar
The Corral room is located below Tornado Steak House at 116 S. Hamilton. The Corral room is a casual, underground nightspot.
116 S Hamilton St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
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Genna’s Lounge
Rollicking haunt offering a capitol view from its outdoor patio, plus cocktails & a rotating tap.
105 W Main St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
shopping
B-Side Records
An uncommon music shop in downtown Madison with a striking array of new, classic, and unusual Vinyl & CDs. Selecting music of lasting value since 1982.
436 State St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
landmark
Memorial Union Terrace
The Memorial Union is located on the shore of Lake Mendota on the campus of the University of Wisconsin–Madison in Madison, Wisconsin. On the lakeshore to the north of the building is the Terrace, a popular outdoor space overlooking Lake Mendota. It has gained a reputation as one of the most beautiful student centers on a university campus.
800 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706, USA
shopping
Strictly Discs
Music store in Madison, Wisconsin
1900 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711, USA
landmark
Gates of Heaven Synagogue
Shaarei Shamayim has been the name of two Jewish congregations in Madison, Wisconsin. The first, dating to the 19th century but no longer in existence, built what is now the eighth-oldest synagogue building still standing in the United States. 
Gates of Heaven, 302 E Gorham St, Madison, WI 53706, USA
food
Tornado Steak House
Old-school steakhouse with a rustic, supper-club vibe serving classic chops, seafood & cocktails.
116 S Hamilton St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
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Forequarter
Trendy bar/restaurant featuring daily seasonal menus & a long list of classic & craft cocktails.
708 E Johnson St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
outdoors
University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum
The University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum is a teaching and research facility of the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the site of historic research in ecological restoration.
University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Hwy, Madison, WI 53711, USA
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