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Phox

The atmospheric alternative indie sextet defies genre. Fusing folk and pop, the band brings an art rock mentality to their unique arrangements that span not only an array of instruments but mood as well. Their debut self titled album was released in 2014. 

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Madison, WI
food
Greenbush Bakery
Family-owned, kosher bakery since 1996 with late hours & lots of inventive donut flavors & fillings.
1305 Regent St, Madison, WI 53715, USA
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Paradise Lounge
Classic bar with a pool table serving burgers & sandwiches amid wood-paneled walls & casual digs.
119 W Main St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
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Le Tigre Lounge
Kitschy cash-only watering hole covered with tiger decor. Everything from stuffed tigers, tiger figurines, paintings, tapestries, photos and more. A classic jukebox, and great cocktails have earned Le Tigre a loyal following for over sixty years.
1328 S Midvale Blvd, Madison, WI 53711, USA
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Caribou Tavern
Bustling, cash-only bar with a relaxed vibe grilling up burgers & pouring pitchers & shots.
703 E Johnson St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
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Weary Traveler Freehouse
Bar serving elevated pub food and brunch along with board games for entertainment. Try the Andes Sandwich.
1201 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
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Dr. Evermor’s Forevertron
Dr. Evermor's Forevertron, built in the 1980s, is the largest scrap metal sculpture in the world, standing 50 ft. high and 120 ft. wide, and weighing 300 tons.
North Freedom, WI 53951, USA
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Dane County Farmers Market
Farmers' Market
330 W Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
food
GreenBush Bar
Simple parlor with Christmas lights for Sicilian-style pizza & pasta, plus wine & spirits.
914 Regent St, Madison, WI 53715, USA
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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
outdoors
Picnic Point
Mile-long peninsula in a nature preserve with bench-lined walking path & an old pump water fountain.
2002 University Bay Dr, Madison, WI 53705, USA
shopping
Strictly Discs
Music store in Madison, Wisconsin
1900 Monroe St, Madison, WI 53711, 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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High Noon Saloon
Large rustic venue offering nightly live music in a variety of genres plus beer & pizza slices.
701 E Washington Ave, 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
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Mickey’s Tavern
Comfy neighborhood watering hole featuring a pub grub menu, live music, a pool table & a patio.
1524 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703, USA
outdoors
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Olbrich Botanical Gardens is located in Madison, Wisconsin. Named for its founder, Michael Olbrich, the gardens are owned and operated jointly by the City of Madison Parks and the non-profit Olbrich Botanical Society.
Olbrich Botanical Gardens, 3330 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704, USA
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Graze
Lively gastropub plating farm-to-table comfort fare in a modern glass venue with Capitol views.
1 S Pinckney St #107, Madison, WI 53703, USA
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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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