The summer solstice — the longest day of the year — is Tues., June 21 (aka tomorrow). And what better way to celebrate the latest sunset of 2022 (at 8:41 p.m. to be exact) than with a picturesque view.
Whether you love being out in nature or prefer to treat yourself at one of the city’s rooftop bars, our lakeside views mean you’re never far from the perfect sunset. We’ve created a list of the best spots for a sun-sational outing, because watching the sunset is good for your health.
Meet laundry’s new power couple. | Photo provided by Dirty Labs
Here’s the dirt. Traditional laundry detergents are packed with harmful chemicals (think: dyes, sulfates + even microplastics) that are harmful to humans and the environment. That’s why Dirty Labsis changing the game with their nature-inspired, scientifically-driven detergent, which is:
Non-toxic and free from carcinogens and hormone-disrupting chemicals
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The Dane County Board has approved gender-inclusive signage in all county facilities. Unisex bathrooms will have updated signs for inclusivity + gender-separate bathrooms will remain in buildings that currently have them. (Wisconsin State Journal)
In Business’ 2022 Commercial Design Award winners include Arden, Madison Youth Arts Center, The Harvey House + eight other Dane County buildings. Celebrating notable architecture, the overall winner will be announced on Tues., Aug. 2 at the 15th annual ceremony. (IB Madison)
UnityPoint Health – Meriter named a new president and CEO — James Arnett. The UW-Whitewater graduate will take the position on Sun., June 26, transitioning out as the COO at UnityPoint Health. (NBC15)
No. 6. That’s The Sylvee’s ranking for number of tickets sold among clubs in 2021. The 2,500-capacity venue averages two to three shows a week, resulting in $1.9 million gross revenue in 2021, according to Pollstar. 🎟️ (Wisconsin State Journal)
Wisconsin men’s basketball’s 2022-23 opponents have been announced by the Big Ten Conference. The team will play 20 conference games, including home + away series against Minnesota, Michigan, Iowa, and four other schools. 🏀 (Wisconsin State Journal)
Justin Bieber’s Summerfest show has been postponed as the singer recovers from Ramsay Hunt syndrome. Refunds will be available once the rescheduled date is announced + ticket holders will also receive a general admission ticket for any day of Summerfest. (NBC15)
Wisconsin is one of three states that will be testing Chipotle’s newest menu item — Mexican Cauliflower Rice. The vegan option is available at 60 locations in the Badger State, Arizona, and California for a limited time. 🍚 (NBC15)
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The Brewers have unveiled their MLB Nike City Connect Series uniform — a nod to summers in the city. Incorporating Lake Michigan and the sun, as well as the People’s Flag of Milwaukee, the jersey features things residents cherish about the warmer days.
Not to be missed is the homage to the city’s brewing history, with yellow and white piping on the side to represent foaming beer. And see if you can spot the 414 area code (hats off to you if you can).
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Editor’s pick: The 608today team got a sneak peek of the upcoming renovations going on at Camp Randall. What should we expect? A new way to create a cohesive indoor + outdoor experience while leveling up game day with an outdoor beer garden, private concessions, plus a reimagined club section.
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