Upcoming April Festivals in the Midwest

 First weekend in April Wisconsin Film Festival in Madison, WI See 150 independent films from Wisconsin and around the world in seven theaters in and around State Street. March 30–April 6. Maple Syrup Festival in Poynette, WI The MacKenzie Environmental Center, between the Wisconsin Dells and Madison, offers a pancake breakfast, guided tours of the sugarbush, demonstrations of tapping […]

Kansas City Dog Parks

Never let it be said that Kansas City folks don’t love their dogs! Just walk through some of the more popular Kansas City destinations like the Country Club Plaza or visit one of the great neighborhoods around like Brookside and you will notice the multiple shops that have doggie bowls out front and multiple walking […]

10 Myths About Living In the Midwest Debunked

How do you see the Midwest?  Generally, Midwestern people have been described as honest, hardworking and neighborly. The more negative perceptions about us include that of brawny tan farm boys that are gullible, uneducated and uncultured, that our towns are small and the cities are old fashioned. People believe it’s nothing but farmland and cows […]