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There’s nothing better at a Wisconsin tailgate than the smell of grilled foods

Welcome back to that wonderful time of the year.

#MakeBoPay brings in record $694,117

Bo Ryan's annual Shooting Down Cancer on Monday was nothing but net, raising nearly $700,000.

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Wisconsin voted 'Best Tailgate' in USA Today poll

Like the article says, "beer, brats and Badgers." What more could you possibly need?

BBQ Q&A with world champ Chris Lilly

B5Q had the chance to speak with a world champion barbeque master on our trip to Dallas.

Watch: Lightsaber battle takes over State Street

Just another Saturday night on State Street.

UW Marching Band surprises cancer patient

Wisconsin fans have always viewed their marching band as one of the best around, and here's yet another reason to take pride.

Mike Bruesewitz hosting basketball camps in July

The former Wisconsin Badgers forward is bringing his knowledge of the game back to the Madison area for a series of day camps for kids in grades 4-12.

VOTE NOW: Bar Bracket Aleite 8

Almost none of the favorites remain, but a deserving bar will nonetheless be crowned king of Madison's nightlife scene.

Listen: Russell Wilson in Madison for RWPA

Wilson talks with the media about Paul Chryst, what he tries to teach camp participants and his love of UW

Madison Bar Bracket: Sudsy 16 results

There were upsets. Hooooo baby, were there upsets.

VOTE NOW: Bar Bracket Sudsy 16 voting is open

We've reached the "second weekend" of the Great Madison Bar Bracket. Let your voice be heard and vote for your remaining favorite bar.

Madison Bar Bracket second-round results

Upsets were plentiful in the Great Madison Bar Bracket second round.

Madison Bar Bracket mid-week results

Continue to vote for our favorite Madison establishments through tomorrow!

VOTE NOW: Madison Bar Bracket second round

We are one step closer to crowning the finest bar in Madison's campus area. Make your voice heard!

Crafty Cow Ride Q&A with Finish Line Events

A new event in Southern Wisconsin allows participants to get some great biking in, then drink beer!

Madison Bar Bracket, Camp Randall Region

The final region of #B5QBarBracket voting is open. In true Cook County fashion, I encourage you to vote early AND often for your favorite bar.

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A hops museum is coming to Madison

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About damn time! A hops museum is coming to Madison's east side, on E. Washington Ave. It opens Saturday with a "Madison Barrel & Brewing History" meet-and-greet from 1 to 3 p.m. The grand opening celebration will run from 12:30 to 11 p.m. With a $25 annual membership fee, members can rent out space in the museum for private events -- awesome stuff for homebrewers. Donations from New Glarus, MobCraft, Next Door, Vintage and Wisconsin Brewing, among others, helped get the museum going. Best of all? The Museum has a mascot named "Hoppy."

Madison Bar Bracket: Southeast region results

The first round of the Southeast region is complete. Who moved on?

Vote now: Madison Bar Bracket, Southeast Region

The third region of #B5QBarBracket voting is open. In true Cook County fashion, I encourage you to vote early AND often for your favorite bar.

Madison Bar Bracket: Capitol Square region results

The first round of the Capitol Square region is complete. Who moved on?

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It's on: the Brett Favre game at Camp Randall is official

IT'S HAPPENING. UW confirmed that it will happen in a release this morning. More details are expected to be announced in a press conference tomorrow.

Vote now: Bar Bracket, Capitol Square Region

Voting is now open!

Madison Bar Bracket: State Street region results

The first round of the State Street region is complete. Who moved on?

Vote now: Bar Bracket, State Street Region

Voting is now open!

Analysis: The Great Madison Bar Bracket of 2015

Breaking down the Bar Bracket, NCAA tournament style.

The Great Madison Bar Bracket of 2015

It's time to let people know why their favorite bar is worse than your favorite bar.

Madison is top college town for 'food & drink'

Big Ten's best college town. Best college town for food and drink. Are you even surprised?

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Brett Favre to play flag football game at Camp Randall

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Brett Favre is coming to Camp Randall Stadium. On July 19, one day after Favre is inducted into the Packers' Hall of Fame, the 11-time Pro Bowler will take part in an "all-star" flag football game at the Wisconsin Badgers' home in Madison. More details will be announced later this month, ESPN reports, but you can at least save the date. ESPN's Rob Demovsky has the full details, including thoughts on why this flag football game won't be played at Lambeau Field. Reminder: Wisconsin will play at Lambeau Field in September 2016 as round two of its neutral-site series with LSU.

Madison named top college town in Big Ten, again

Athlon Sports polled 10 Big Ten media members on their favorite spot to visit. The results won't shock you.

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Video: Matt Foley should really be UW's recruiting coordinator

Thank you to @BadgerFootball, which unearthed this flawless clip of Chris Farley reprising the Matt Foley character from Saturday Night Live. Raise your hand if you will protest if this isn't part of the next Camp Randall scoreboard intro next season.

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Zach Bohannon planning mayoral campaign in 2015?

I don't know if this is a joke or not, but I'd probably vote for ZBo over Soglin.

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Apropos of nothing, my buddy social media'd this flyer promoting former Badger basketball star (?) Zach Bohannon for mayor in 2015. I don't know what his platform is, but if it is as sharp as his hair style, he will be a strong candidate. (h/t Mike Poppy)

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The Terrace chairs have been taken away

The worst dang day of every year: when the Terrace chairs go away. A more upbeat Wisconsin blogger would note how the football team is heating up, basketball season is just around the corner and all that good stuff. But nope. It's November, and the weather's about to get cold as heck.