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Pamela Sosnowski

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Wade House Is a Horse-Drawn Ride Back In Time Wade House Is a Horse-Drawn Ride Back In Time

By Pamela Sosnowski

The Wade House historical site in Greenbush gives visitors an engaging insight into pre-Civil War life in America. The 240-acre property features a three-story hotel, stagecoaches, a blacksmith shop and more.

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Caramel Crisp & Café Updates Its Old School Menu For the Modern Age Caramel Crisp & Café Updates Its Old School Menu For the Modern Age

By Pamela Sosnowski

Caramel Crisp & Café has been an Oshkosh landmark since the days of the Great Depression when it sold popcorn and other treats to moviegoers. More than a quarter of a century later it continues to satisfy with an expanded menu and customer service.

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La Sure's Does It All For Weddings and Other Special Events La Sure's Does It All For Weddings and Other Special Events

By Pamela Sosnowski

La Sure's of Oshkosh has become a one-stop shop for all things weddings and special events: they make cakes, provide catering, and even operate their own banquet hall.

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Celebrations Entertainment Brings Any Event to Life Celebrations Entertainment Brings Any Event to Life

By Pamela Sosnowski

Celebrations Entertainment is a premier event services company that can customize any party with its specialty equipment, lighting, DJ services, and more.

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Escape in Time Delivers A Truly Immersive Escape Room Experience Escape in Time Delivers A Truly Immersive Escape Room Experience

By Pamela Sosnowski

Escape in Time gives people a chance to escape their own worries for an hour and attempt to escape one of several thrilling room scenarios. A high level of detail separates Escape in Time from the competition.

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Blue Plate Catering Makes Every Event Blue Plate Special Blue Plate Catering Makes Every Event Blue Plate Special

By Pamela Sosnowski

With over 20 years of experience, Blue Plate Catering has been wowing Madison-area clients with their freshly made menus that support local sources, as well as personalized service.

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Yoga Inner Bliss Helps Yogis Of All Ages Achieve Theirs Yoga Inner Bliss Helps Yogis Of All Ages Achieve Theirs

By Pamela Sosnowski

Yoga Inner Bliss is helping yogis of all ages and backgrounds, including senior citizens and expectant mothers, enjoy the benefits of yoga. Small class sizes ensure that all participants enjoy individualized attention.

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OSS Does Old School Sausage Sandwiches In Innovative Ways OSS Does Old School Sausage Sandwiches In Innovative Ways

By Pamela Sosnowski

OSS has only been open for a few years, but has already amassed a following of fans. Tasty sausage sandwich creations and the friendly, community-oriented atmosphere keep patrons coming back for me.

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Jules Pilates Brings Harmony And Balance In A Welcoming Studio Jules Pilates Brings Harmony And Balance In A Welcoming Studio

By Pamela Sosnowski

\At Jules Pilates, clients often don't come just for the Pilates, yoga, and meditation classes; they sometimes stay to hang out and sip a cup of tea. The relaxed, welcoming atmosphere and health benefits the classes deliver has won over clients of all ages and backgrounds.

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Fisher King Winery Makes A Name For Itself In the Midwestern Wine Industry Fisher King Winery Makes A Name For Itself In the Midwestern Wine Industry

By Pamela Sosnowski

Fisher King Winery doesn't offer a California wine experience; it offers a Wisconsin one. All of the grapes are grown locally and were created to thrive in cold climates. The winery has done so well since opening in 2011 that it had to move its operation to a larger building.

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Jamie's Hair and Makeup Studio Brings Out Everyone's Personal Beauty Jamie's Hair and Makeup Studio Brings Out Everyone's Personal Beauty

By Pamela Sosnowski

Jamie's Hair and Makeup Studio was born from a love of helping people look and feel their best. Owner Jamie Mathison specializes in hair styling and makeup application, and also making each client feel special.

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It Pays To Get Personal By Hiring Le Personal Chef It Pays To Get Personal By Hiring Le Personal Chef

By Pamela Sosnowski

Since 2009, Le Personal Chef has been providing customized, stellar catering service to clients in the Madison area and beyond. Owner Sami Fgaier has worked with dinner parties and events of all sizes from Montana to Europe.

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Your Mix Entertainment Works a Special Day The Customer's Way Your Mix Entertainment Works a Special Day The Customer's Way

By Pamela Sosnowski

There's a reason why Teddy Mueller is the top-rated DJ in Wisconsin; it's due to the dedicated level of service he provides. Mueller customizes every DJ service for each client, and his company, Your Mix Entertainment, can also provide photo booth rental and décor services.

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Famous Fossil Winery Is Making Its Mark With Mid-Western Wine Famous Fossil Winery Is Making Its Mark With Mid-Western Wine

By Pamela Sosnowski

Since Famous Fossil Winery opened its doors in 2008 it's been introducing visitors to the wonders of mid-western regional wine. Using grapes that were developed to withstand the cold Wisconsin winters, the winery attracts guests for tastings and fun events.

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PlayN Wisconsin Provides Endless Family Fun PlayN Wisconsin Provides Endless Family Fun

By Pamela Sosnowski

Shannon Hadac and her husband launched PlayN Wisconsin, a retailer of superior outdoor play equipment, to honor their late daughter's fun-loving spirit. The retail space also doubles as an indoor play facility where kids and parents alike can try out the products first-hand.

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Pulse Kettlebells and Yoga Helps Conquer Pain Through Innovative Fitness Pulse Kettlebells and Yoga Helps Conquer Pain Through Innovative Fitness

By Pamela Sosnowski

For those that are suffering from pain, fitness may be the furthest thing from their minds. Pulse Kettlebells and Yoga, however, utilizes innovative workouts that alleviate pain, build strength, and increase confidence.

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iCandy Graphics and Web Design Delivers Quality Work With A Positive Attitude iCandy Graphics and Web Design Delivers Quality Work With A Positive Attitude

By Pamela Sosnowski

When the economy started to falter in 2008, Candy Phelps decided to become her own boss and founded iCandy Graphics and Web Design. The full-service graphic design and marketing firm is delivering proof that a happy staff means highly satisfied clients.

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Java Gets Served With A Smile at MOKA Coffee Java Gets Served With A Smile at MOKA Coffee

By Pamela Sosnowski

MOKA Coffee stands out from other coffee chains and shops by ensuring that every customer has a positive experience and interaction with its friendly staff. It also brews a great tasting cup of coffee.

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Adesys Keeps IT Systems Running Smoothly For Wisconsin's Businesses Adesys Keeps IT Systems Running Smoothly For Wisconsin's Businesses

By Pamela Sosnowski

Adesys began as a dream out of entrepreneur Jason Adamany's apartment; today, the IT services firm serves over 350 businesses throughout Wisconsin. Stellar support and customer service has grown the company and earned it several notable industry awards.

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SwimWest Wants Swimmers Of All Ages To Love The Water SwimWest Wants Swimmers Of All Ages To Love The Water

By Pamela Sosnowski

At SwimWest Swim School, no swimmer is too young, or too old, to enjoy being in the water. The school offers a variety of lessons and programs for swimmers of all ages and abilities to help them love and feel like a fish in the water.

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Middleton Police Department Works Closely With the Community to Maintain Safety and Trust Middleton Police Department Works Closely With the Community to Maintain Safety and Trust

By Pamela Sosnowski

The Middleton Police Department believes in working closely with town residents to prevent crime and maintain a positive relationship. The department's many school programs teach children how to stay safe, while volunteers work alongside officers to assist at community events.

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Middleton Baby and Child Care Stands Out with Bilingual Lessons and Exceptional Education Middleton Baby and Child Care Stands Out with Bilingual Lessons and Exceptional Education

By Pamela Sosnowski

It can be a very nerve wracking experience for a parent to place their child in the care of a stranger. Middleton Baby and Child Care reassures parents with a five-star state accredited curriculum, caring, bi-lingual staff, and security standards.

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TMA+Peritus Builds Award-Winning Websites For Madison Brands and Beyond TMA+Peritus Builds Award-Winning Websites For Madison Brands and Beyond

By Pamela Sosnowski

Making the leap from a traditional marketing firm to a digital-based one has proved successful for TMA+Peritus. They've won over 50 advertising awards for building their clients' online presence.

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ANIMART Keeps Livestock Animals and Farmers Happy ANIMART Keeps Livestock Animals and Farmers Happy

By Pamela Sosnowski

Since 1982, ANIMART has been helping dairy farmers raise the healthiest herds possible. The company still provides in-person veterinarian visits in addition to an e-commerce platform selling the latest industry products.

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Propst Pellets & Stoves Brings the Heat to Beaver Dam Homeowners Propst Pellets & Stoves Brings the Heat to Beaver Dam Homeowners

By Pamela Sosnowski

Since 2004, Propst Pellets & Stoves has been introducing homeowners to the wonders and benefits of pellet stove heat. As the store's owner explains, pellet stoves offer environmental, safety, and cost-efficient perks compared to traditional heating methods.

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Come As You Are To Worship At City Church Come As You Are To Worship At City Church

By Pamela Sosnowski

At Madison's City Church, "Come as You Are" is one of the core values. The non-denomination church eschews a dress code to allow everyone to feel welcome inside its doors and better serve the teachings of Jesus Christ.

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A Slice of Local Wisconsin Freshness at Roman Candle Pizza A Slice of Local Wisconsin Freshness at Roman Candle Pizza

By Pamela Sosnowski

Roman Candle Pizza's slogan may be "the culture of crust" but everything that makes up its pizzas, from the sauce to the toppings, are freshly prepared and made of locally sourced ingredients. It's this dedication to the surrounding communities plus a lively atmosphere that has kept its customers returning for a decade now.

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Welcome to the Town of Beloit Welcome to the Town of Beloit

By Pamela Sosnowski

The Town of Beloit, Wisconsin hasn't made any "Best Places to Live" lists; but that could very well change soon. The Town has a lot to offer residents and visitors, giving them a taste of both suburban and urban living.

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Bella Lives Up To Its Beautiful Name Bella Lives Up To Its Beautiful Name

By Pamela Sosnowski

Bella performs the usual services one would expect to find at a hair salon, but for the staff, the business is more than just styling hair. Bella's staff believes in giving back to the community - both by providing exceptional service and hosting an annual event that raises money for cancer research.

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The Stogies Keep On Smoking at Maduro Cigar Bar The Stogies Keep On Smoking at Maduro Cigar Bar

By Pamela Sosnowski

No smoking signs are common sights now throughout American bars and restaurants, but at Maduro Cigar Bar in downtown Madison, patrons are invited to light up- provided it's a stogie or pipe and not a cigarette. Maduro's owner explains its unique appeal.

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