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Khloe's Hair Studio is 'Sacred Place' for Clients' Cuts, Color, Styling Khloe's Hair Studio is 'Sacred Place' for Clients' Cuts, Color, Styling

By Kelly Church

Studio owner and hair stylist Khloe Sweeney opened her studio to be her own boss and offer her clients excellent customer service.

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MadPower Training Center Brings the Heat to Your Next Workout MadPower Training Center Brings the Heat to Your Next Workout

By Kelly Church

MadPower Training Center introduces heat to yoga, barre, dance and strength-training workouts, drawing upon research and science that demonstrates improved fitness in high temperatures.

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Iron Grip Gym Tackles Functional Fitness Iron Grip Gym Tackles Functional Fitness

By Kelly Church

Functional fitness practices movement that can be reflected in day-to-day life, and the studio offers it in three different series of classes: the train series, the body series and the bag series.

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Midwest Beauty House Embodies Small-town Charm As A Locally-owned, Intimate Beauty Shop Midwest Beauty House Embodies Small-town Charm As A Locally-owned, Intimate Beauty Shop

By Kelly Church

The Madison, WI beauty salon works one-on-one with clients and uses natural products that don't interfere with the health of the body.

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Spotlight Events Puts Couples At Forefront Of Wedding Celebrations Spotlight Events Puts Couples At Forefront Of Wedding Celebrations

By Kelly Church

The Monroe, WI company can officiate weddings, provide music, videography, décor and has a signature feature: the Spotlight Personal Love Story. They want the focus to be on the couple, not the entertainer.

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Kuhl Entertainment Sets Out To Reinvent The Wedding DJ Kuhl Entertainment Sets Out To Reinvent The Wedding DJ

By Kelly Church

The team of twelve DJs creates crowd-appropriate playlists that create classy dance parties for weddings of all kinds.

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The Freckled Frogg Is A Lunch Spot That Embraces Fresh Ingredients and A Calm Atmosphere The Freckled Frogg Is A Lunch Spot That Embraces Fresh Ingredients and A Calm Atmosphere

By Kelly Church

The seasonal restaurant changes its menu daily due to using the freshest ingredients available.

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Halo Cupcake Specializes In Unique Flavor Options Halo Cupcake Specializes In Unique Flavor Options

By Kelly Church

The menu of more than 100 different flavors includes everything from chocolate and vanilla, to peanut butter and jelly, cherry limeade and French toast.

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Madison's Late Summer Half Marathon Shows Support For All Runners and The University's Healthy Women, Healthy Babies Fund Madison's Late Summer Half Marathon Shows Support For All Runners and The University's Healthy Women, Healthy Babies Fund

By Kelly Church

Madison's Mini-Marathon is a half marathon, 5K and kids run that takes competitive and non-competitive runners through the city's most scenic areas, ends with a party, and donates part of the proceeds to the University of Wisconsin's Healthy Women, Healthy Babies Fund.

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Mound Street Yoga Empowers By Teaching Proper Body Movement and Harnessing Positive Energy Mound Street Yoga Empowers By Teaching Proper Body Movement and Harnessing Positive Energy

By Kelly Church

The Madison yoga and Pilates studio has classes for students with all experience levels, including specialty classes that teach how the body is meant to move.

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Flambé The Way To a Perfectly Created Meal Flambé The Way To a Perfectly Created Meal

By Kelly Church

The Madison-based company is run by a husband and wife duo who wanted to offer catering and cooking classes out of one space.

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Learning Mindful Body Movement at Movement Insights Pilates Studio That Practices 'Health Convergence' Learning Mindful Body Movement at Movement Insights Pilates Studio That Practices 'Health Convergence'

By Kelly Church

Mindful Insights uses multiple elements of a person's health to approach their program in the best way. Drawing from multiple forms of bodywork, much of the program is reflective of how the body handles everyday stress.

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Custom Woodwork, Big and Small, Crafted by Wisconsin's Finest Custom Woodwork, Big and Small, Crafted by Wisconsin's Finest

By Kelly Church

Wood Joiners appreciates the art of natural wood, creating everything from housing structures to small decorations.

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Wedding Photography With a Hint of Fashion, Photojournalism Wedding Photography With a Hint of Fashion, Photojournalism

By Kelly Church

Katie Ricard Photography documents couples' wedding days with elements of fashion and editorial photography, and photojournalism.

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New Countertops Crafted With Expertise, Trust From Friends at Bay Area Granite and Marble New Countertops Crafted With Expertise, Trust From Friends at Bay Area Granite and Marble

By Kelly Church

The company works on projects that add value to homes while being extra thoughtful to clients and using top-shelf materials.

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Couple Skillfully Adapts to Winery's Regional Weather and Produces Area's Best Wine Couple Skillfully Adapts to Winery's Regional Weather and Produces Area's Best Wine

By Kelly Church

Drop by Monroe, WI's winery that specializes in sweeter blends with hybrid grapes that tolerate the region's colder climate with ease. 

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Full Tilt DJ & Photo Goes to Great Lengths to Bring Guests a Fun and Memorable Experience Full Tilt DJ & Photo Goes to Great Lengths to Bring Guests a Fun and Memorable Experience

By Kelly Church

One of the longest running DJ companies in Madison, WI, Full Tilt DJ uses a wide music selection, fun photographers and mock game shows to get his audience to interact and have a great, unique time.

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Making Technology Simple: Inter-Quest Assists with Adding Tech Services, Repairs and More Making Technology Simple: Inter-Quest Assists with Adding Tech Services, Repairs and More

By Kelly Church

Motivated to make technology simple for everyone, and started as a board game, Inter-Quest Corporation is a technology firm that keeps systems running smoothly with virus removal, hardware repair, computer sales assistance, security and regulatory compliance, off-site backup solutions, website design, development and hosting, email hosting and custom application development.

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Non-Profit Organization Guides Beloit Economic Growth and Brings Business to Greater Beloit Non-Profit Organization Guides Beloit Economic Growth and Brings Business to Greater Beloit

By Kelly Church

Focused on "competitive and prosperous growth throughout the region" of Beloit, WI, the Greater Beloit Economic Development Corporation is a union of many nonprofit organizations fighting for success in the region. With many resources that are designed to help businesses succeed, the organization can assist businesses in the area with product marketing, competitor analysis and more.

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Enjoy Premium Espresso and House-Made Sandwiches at Downtown Madison's Fair Trade Coffee House Enjoy Premium Espresso and House-Made Sandwiches at Downtown Madison's Fair Trade Coffee House

By Kelly Church

Selling only fair trade coffee, Fair Trade Coffee House is a Madison, WI coffee shop that is locally owned and run with a purpose. The coffee keeps small coffee growers in South America in the marketplace, the food is preservative and additive free, and the walls are covered with locally created art for sale. 

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Madison's Ian's Pizza Serves Up Unique Pies and Irresistible Monthly Specials Madison's Ian's Pizza Serves Up Unique Pies and Irresistible Monthly Specials

By Kelly Church

With unique menu items like a Thanksgiving pizza, Ian's Pizza is a Madison, WI pizza joint just off the area's busy college campus. The menu changes frequently, with seasonal salads and monthly pizza specials.

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Madison's First All-CD Store Gets Strict About Music Madison's First All-CD Store Gets Strict About Music

By Kelly Church

Madison, WI's Strictly Discs is a new, used, and collectible CD store founded in 1988, right around the time when music was transitioning from analog to digital. Strictly Discs was the first all-CD store in the city, and since has added vinyl discs to their collection. 

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Manna Cafe & Bakery Brings Homemade, From-Scratch Specialties to Locals and Out of Towners Manna Cafe & Bakery Brings Homemade, From-Scratch Specialties to Locals and Out of Towners

By Kelly Church

Manna Café is a Madison, WI restaurant opened by the same family that previously owned the favorite Collins House Bed and Breakfast. The from-scratch kitchen has some favorites borrowed from Collins House Bed and Breakfast, and some new favorites served by friendly faces that people see consistently over the years at Manna Café.

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Keeping it Professional: Flooring, Cabinetry, and Design Services Keeping it Professional: Flooring, Cabinetry, and Design Services

By Kelly Church

Beaver Dam, WI design company, Professional Floor Covering INC, is more than just flooring. The family-owned business has been in the area for 30 years and also tackles cabinets, countertops and area rugs.

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Small Community School District Places Individual Success as Priority Small Community School District Places Individual Success as Priority

By Kelly Church

The School District of Reedsburg encompasses more than 2,600 students and seven schools in Reedsburg, WI. Committed to student success, the district has specific goals outlined, offers programs that accommodate all types of students, provides tools for college scholarships and much of the community was born and raised there, and continue to raise their children in the same schools.

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This Website and Logo Design Company Provides Quick Turnaround, Collaboration and Pro-Bono Work This Website and Logo Design Company Provides Quick Turnaround, Collaboration and Pro-Bono Work

By Kelly Church

Tingalls Graphic Design is a Fitchburg, WI design company that provides logo and website design, and other digital and printed services for companies. Tingalls is extremely collaborative, utilizing brainstorm sessions with the entire team to encourage creativity. They also have a charitable program that offers pro-bono services to nonprofit organizations.

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Versa Studio Provides Customized Website Building with Brand Growth in Mind Versa Studio Provides Customized Website Building with Brand Growth in Mind

By Kelly Church

Focusing on teamwork and collaboratively working with clients, Versa Studio creates efficient websites for brands looking to improve, or create, their digital presence. The Madison, WI company credits a brand's website as an expression of their identity.

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R&R for Business and Personal Insurance is a Top Independently Owned Agency R&R for Business and Personal Insurance is a Top Independently Owned Agency

By Kelly Church

Experiencing rapid growth, R&R Insurance from Waukesha, WI is one of the largest independently owned insurance agencies in the region. The company provides both business and personal insurance, and provides their client base with access to markets, products and programs that other agencies can't offer.

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Let Fitchburg's Mapping Specialists Create Your Next Custom, Interactive Map Let Fitchburg's Mapping Specialists Create Your Next Custom, Interactive Map

By Kelly Church

Mapping Specialists Limited is a Madison, WI cartography company, creating custom printed and interactive maps for many purposes. The company works often with schools and textbook companies, and in recent years has started creating interactive maps for teachers.

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Bryden Motors Provides Car Sales with a 'Handshake and a Smile' Bryden Motors Provides Car Sales with a 'Handshake and a Smile'

By Kelly Church

Bryden Motors - Beloit, WI's local car dealership for Dodge, Jeep, Chrysler and RAM ? sells both used and news vehicles with a handshake and a smile. The dealership has an online car finder, financing available, a repair shop onsite and a certified retail shop for those who want to fix up their cars on their own.

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Festival Encourages Friendly Neighbors in Middleton, WI Festival Encourages Friendly Neighbors in Middleton, WI

By Kelly Church

The Middleton Good Neighbor Festival is a yearly event in Middleton, WI, inspired by two locals' dream to have a more united community. Since 1967, the festival has been bringing together local organizations to hold their individual events at the same time on the same festival grounds, encouraging increased participation. The festival also features parades and friendly competition to keep attendees of all ages interested and having fun.

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'Community-Minded' Salon Borrows Barbershop Feel 'Community-Minded' Salon Borrows Barbershop Feel

By Kelly Church

THORPS is a Madison, WI salon built from the idea of melding a barbershop with a women's salon. Owner Liz Glynn opened THORPS as an ode to the comforting, welcoming and community atmosphere barbershops are known for.

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Madison's Very Own Nautical Nau-Ti-Gal Madison's Very Own Nautical Nau-Ti-Gal

By Kelly Church

Nau-Ti-Gal restaurant has a history of family backing its menu of seafood, burgers and sandwiches. The restaurant strives to make a fun atmosphere for guests, even featuring live music, themed parties and five-course meals.

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Home in the Heart of Campus: Everything You Need in One Place at the Fluno Center Home in the Heart of Campus: Everything You Need in One Place at the Fluno Center

By Kelly Church

The Fluno Center in Madison, WI is a one-of-a-kind conference center in that it is also a hotel, restaurant and event venue all wrapped into one. Started by a group of University of Wisconsin-Madison alumni, the property is designed to immerse guests entirely in their programs.

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L'Etoile Restaurant Uses Wine to Enhance Your Dish L'Etoile Restaurant Uses Wine to Enhance Your Dish

By Kelly Church

L'Etoile Restaurant is a restaurant in the heart of Madison, WI that focuses on locally sourced ingredients and the perfect wine pairings. This restaurant has an on-staff sommelier and hand picks the best wine to complement their different styles of courses.

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Delivering on the Guest Experience: The Edgewater is More Than Just a Hotel Delivering on the Guest Experience: The Edgewater is More Than Just a Hotel

By Kelly Church

The Edgewater is a 67-year-old guest experience focused on providing the best hospitality care possible. The Madison, WI hotel offers a variety of newly remodeled rooms with something for everyone.

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On the Waterfront: Experiencing Madison From the Water On the Waterfront: Experiencing Madison From the Water

By Kelly Church

By Kelly Church Abstract: Betty Lou Cruises is a yacht experience that offers public and private chartering on two Madison, WI lakes ? Lake Mendota and Lake Monona. The cruise line offers an array of menus based on a selected time of day for chartering and is inspired by the idea that Madison is meant to be appreciated from the water.

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Italian with a Mediterranean Twist: Bunky's Cafe Italian with a Mediterranean Twist: Bunky's Cafe

By Kelly Church

Bunky's Café is a Madison, WI restaurant that opened in the 1930s as one of the first Italian restaurants in the area. Now, after being reopened in 2003, Bunky's is an Italian-Mediterranean restaurant specializing in gluten-free recipes.

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'Soak Up the Serenity' at WM DaySpa Salon 'Soak Up the Serenity' at WM DaySpa Salon

By Kelly Church

WM DaySpa Salon in Beloit, WI offers everything from manicures to facials - to professional makeup services.

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Fishing: It's All About the Thrill Fishing: It's All About the Thrill

By Kelly Church

Southern Wisconsin fishing guide Scott Hill uses his service, Fishing Thrills, to share his love of fishing with anyone willing to learn.

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Kelly Church is a Staff Writer at Wisconsin Real Estate.