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Madison Wisconsin's 40th Annual Holiday Art Fair, November 19-21 2010, at MMoCA and Overture Center - 10/29/10 09:09 PM
40th Annual Holiday Art Fair Expands at theMadison Museum of Contemporary Art and Overture Center for the ArtsFriday, November 19 · 5-8 pmSaturday, November 20 · 10 am-5 pmSunday, November 21 · 10 am-3 pm MADISON--The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and Overture Center for the Arts have again joined forces to present an expanded Holiday Art Fair. The architecturally beautiful spaces of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and Overture Center for the Arts will be the setting for the expanded Holiday art Fair.
The two organizations will celebrate the Fair's 40th anniversary with an increased number of exhibitors; new (3 comments)
Summit Credit Union Haunted Hustle Marathon, Middleton Wisconsin 53562, October 30, 2010 - 10/28/10 11:29 PM
Summit Credit Union Haunted Hustle Marathon, Middleton Wisconsin, October 30, 2010 Middleton is getting ready for the Haunted Hustle. Flashing street signs announce it and let you know traffic will be restricted during this pefectly haunted marathon hustle. It's this Saturday, October 30, 2010 and it starts and ends at Greenway Station, 1701 Deming Way. Start TimesThe full and half marathon begin at 7:45AM, The 10K will begin at 8:15AM End Times: 2:00PM Summit Credit Union Haunted Hustle Marathon Ghost Tour is a thrilling marathon, half marathon and 10-K experience. The race is held in fabulous Middleton, Wisconsin voted by Money Magazine (1 comments)
October 30, 2010 Madison is bracing itself for the costumed (if contained) chaos that is Freakfest. The city-organized event will be held on State Street on Saturday, Oct. 30, beginning at 7 p.m. It drew more than 55,000 people last year. Students will love the musical lineup this year. Acts will play on three stages: at the top of State Street, in Concrete Park on Frances Street and on Gilman Street at Peace Park. A lot of excitement will be generated with OK Go is the headliner group. They became an Internet sensation due to their fun and funky Grammy-winning treadmill video, "Here It Goes (2 comments)
Lake Mendota, Madison Wisconsin 53705: Scenes from Marshall Park - 10/27/10 02:01 AM
Lake Mendota, Madison Wisconsin 53705: Scenes from Marshall Park Marshall Park is a City of Madison Park, bordering Middleton Wisconsin 53562. Year round beauty and recreation on the Madison area's largest of three lakes. You can even see Rhythm and Booms from afar on the 4th of July weekend. Fishing, boating swimming, picnic tables, a playground and a covered shelter: Marshall Park offers so much enjoyment to so many in the area. Images by Barbara Chatterton, Middleton Wisconsin Realtor. Looking for a way to understand the Real Estate Market in the greater Madison or Middleton Wisconsin area? Your home not selling the way (3 comments)
WI Animal Lovers, Please Help!!! - 10/26/10 07:54 AM
Please spread the word so we can help these animals. Can you adopt one? Can you pass this along to a friend? Any efforts we can make will make a difference. Thanks to Kristin Johnston for sending out the alert! Via Kristin Johnston,Realtor,Waukesha County WI Real Estate (Remax Realty Center 414-254-6647): PLEASE CROSS POST AND SPREAD THE WORD SO WE CAN HELP THESE ANIMALS!
10.25.10 - PARDEEVILLE, WI
MAPPAR (The Midwest Animal and Potbellied Pig Association and Rescue) Sanctuary is losing its property due to economic conditions and is in need of placing its animals while it re-organizes with a (1 comments)
Speechless Sunday: Reflections from Capitol Square in Madison Wisconsin 53707 - 10/24/10 11:34 AM
Speechless Sunday: Reflections from the Capitol Square in Madison Wisconsin 53707 One aspect of photography I especially enjoy is the photographic record of something which appears abstract. I love reflections of trees in a pond or lake, especially in autumn. However, this very bright sunny day while strolling around the Capitol Square in the city of Madison with a friend, I captured many images of buildings reflected in other buildings. Here is one of them. It seems out of context but this is exactly what I saw.
Silly Sunday II: Pullitzer Prize Winning Humorist Dave Barry: On Meetings - 10/24/10 10:46 AM
17? 24? 99? How many meetings do you attend per month? What is your record with a single client in one day? We meet with lenders, home inspectors, customers, clients, home stagers, landscapers, handymen, architects, builders, developers. We attend lectures, seminars, webinars, sales meetings, board meetings, committee meetings and you-name-it-meetings. I have held meeting where people cry, scream, and, thankfully, laugh. My philosophy is we have to laugh at life and ourselves to make sense of things or to keep problems from becoming gigantically overwhelming. Dave Barry writes here about corporate meetings and this was published in Reader's Digest and in the (0 comments)
Pears and Real Estate Listings: The Window of Opportunity to Sell Your House - 10/22/10 12:20 PM
When you bring home green pears from the supermarket, you have to keep them out and let them ripen before you can eat them. There is a short Window of Opportunity. The pear on the left in my photograph is ripe and ready. If you wait too long for pears to ripen, they will look more like the pear on the right. You can still eat it, but you have to cut out the bad spots or perhaps you end up not eating it at all. When you list your home, there is a Window of Opportunity, too. Your Realtor and you (9 comments)
Bring your little ghouls and goblins to the Greenway Station inaugural Fall Festival, co-sponsored by TDS. Enjoy free activities like hay rides, face painting, caricatures and make and take workshop to design your own Trick-or-Treat bag, live musical enterainment as well as a shopping center wide trick-or-treat. Also be sure and choose a pumpkin from The Great Pumpkin Tree and participate in Middleton's largest pumpkin carving contest. Now, how are you going to get to the very top of the Tree? I am sure Moms and Dads can help. Will (0 comments)
Open House, October 23 at 6705 Shamrock Glen, Middleton Wisconsin 53562, Held by Barbara Chatterton The Voss Group is proud to offer this immaculate 1 owner home on a gorgeous wooded lot on Shamrock Glen Circle, 1 mile north of Middleton & Northside Elementary offering: living room w/stone FP, an inviting spacious kitchen & dinette w/patio drs. leading to 4 season room facing rear yard, formal dining room, large den/study,3 car garage, spacious bdrms plus a 12x12 deck off Mst. Bdrm. New carpeting + other updates!
Offered by Paul Voss and Josh Voss, The Stark Company Realtors (1 comments)
The Fine Art of Negotiating with Quotes from Humorist Dave Barry - 10/20/10 08:37 PM
Pulitzer Prize Winning Humorist, Dave Barry, on Negotiating (and hiring a Realtor). This is for Karin Lundeen, and Rebecca Harris who asked, when they each ReBlogged my post from "Silly Sunday" if Dave had anything on this topic. I strongly advise you to use a broker, for the same reason that I'd advise you to pay somebody else to repair your automobile transmission, namely: No matter how incompetent or overpaid this person is, he or she can't possibly screw things as badly as you would if you did it yourself. A fine example of the kind of negotiating approach you should take can be found in (10 comments)
The Heart and Soul of UW Madison: University of Wisconsin Memorial Union Autumn Waterfront Scenes - 10/20/10 08:34 AM
The Heart and Soul of UW Madison-that is what the banners on the Terrace say and who is to argue? Even with the concerts over, students, professors, families and their dogs still gather for conversation or just hangin' out. Walks, runs and bike rides to Picnic Point are an enjoyable side trip, and you can still take out a boat if you are a Hoofer or watch the big crane lift their larger top-heavy sailboats out of Lake Mendota and transport them to their winter cradles. You can always warm up for a fireside breakfast in the Rathskellar if it gets (3 comments)
Buyer Procured for Lakefront Property: Accepted Offer on 5328 Lake Mendota Drive, Madison Wisconsin 53705 - 10/19/10 12:30 PM
Buyer Procured for Lakefront Property: Accepted Offer on 5328 Lake Mendota Drive, Madison Wisconsin 53705 Their future dream home on Lake Mendota waterfront property: that is what this property represents to the buyers of this parcel in Spring Harbor. They will tear down the existing structure and build memories, laughter-all aspects of their lives-in their yet to be designed new house. They will incorporate paneling windows and other elements from the 120 year old home originally built as a fishing cabin. This property was for sale by the owner who has shared some of the property's history already with the buyers. I can help (0 comments)
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The National Mustard Museum, Parmenter Street, MiddletonWisconsin 53562. One of the newest attractions on Parmenter Street in the the Good Neighbor City is the National Mustard Museum and store. Both of these two images were taken while I stood outside the front door of the Stark Company office. My Broker/Manager, Jennifer Utter, was pleased that her son, Ryan and girlfriend, Adrienna were visiting from Colorado.
They wanted to take it all in and I followed them with my camera. Arianna's favorite flavor was the whole grain mustard with Guinness Stout. They carry 5,000 varieties of mustards, the larget collection of (15 comments)
Opening Day: Hunting for Deer or Dear Home Sweet Home Hunting? - 10/16/10 12:34 PM
Opening Day: Hunting for Deer or Dear Home Sweet Home Hunting? Hunters all over South Central Wisconsin will be out this weekend for a special early herd control deer hunting weekend. Licenses have been issued from the DNR in all the Sporting Goods Stores throughout Madison and surrounding areas. And what a wonderful time to be out House Hunting! Let's declare it Derr Dear Home Sweet Home Hunting season. No license required and there is pleanty of inventory.
Take advantage of great loan rates! They have crept up a tiny bit from a few days ago when a 30 year fixed (0 comments)
Bloom Bake Shop: European Bake Shop on Parmenter Street in Middleton Wisconsin OPEN HOUSE! Bloom Bake Shop, a European Style cupcakery right in the heart of downtown MiddletonWisconsin held a very successful open house Friday last. A delightful event! I wish you had been there! Annemarie had a vision. She used to walk up and down Parmenter Street, trying to find the very best location for her bakery. Here is the beginnng of her story from her website: Welcome to Bloom.This bake shop is my little dream come true. It has resided in many places - swimming in my (15 comments)
Now, there are not one, but TWO Farmer's Markets in Middleton Wisconsin. GreenwayStation has it's Thursday market. It is a delightful place and well established for Middleton residents and shoppers from all over the greater Madison area. This Saturday, pumpkins will be given away to the first 100 kids who stop by. And now for your veggie shopping pleasurer, a new and "very sincere" pumpkin patch, er, I mean Farmer's market tucked away on Terrace Avenue beside the Middleton Depot Museum and stretched out behind the Middleton Libraryand St. Luke's Lutheran Church on the other side of the railroad tracks. If (2 comments)
Door County Century Bike Ride - 10/05/10 11:40 PM
The Century Bike Ride 2010 was recently held in Door County and a couple of very good musician friends of mine from Madison participated, as they have for several years. Adam Michie of Bluetrain and Bonobo Secret Handshake and Mark Loder of The Relics are pictured in the first picture.
There were some changes this year, primarily location. The Fairgrounds in Sturgeon Bay is the new locale which affords more people the opportunity to participate due to the ability to overcome space limitations.
There are two excellent aspects of this race. The local scenery all along the way is one of them, but the other (4 comments)
Harry Andruss of Pillar to Post Inspections: A Greener Kitchen Plus A Snakes Alive! Story - 10/05/10 08:29 PM
When you are in business, you want to refer business to people whom you trust and who conduct themselves in a professional manner and deliver exceptional service. Harry Andruss, of Pillar to Post, is a home inspector I have referred and used numbers of times in my years as a Realtor and I have referred him to many other Realtors, as well. I do keep to recommending a list of Home Inspectors to Clients but I am always happy to see when Harry is going to perform the home inspection for my Middleton Wisconsin buyers or my Madison area buyers. He is very (6 comments)
Accepted Offer: 5328 Lake Mendota Drive Madison Wisconsin 53705 - 10/05/10 08:45 AM
Buyers are excited about planning and designing the perfect balance of comfort and elegance at their new Lake Mendota Drive address. Entertaining family and friends in their custom gourmet kitchen, enjoying Rhythm and Booms, kayaking, sailing, summer barbecues and the myriad of cultural events and actvities that Madsion has to offer: these are only a few of the many ways in which they will be enjoying their new location in Spring Harbor. Oh, the possibilities!
Robert and Julie are happily setteled in the UP now, or Upper Penninusula of Wisconsin. That had been "home" to them before they moved to the Madison Wisconsin suburb of Sun Prairie. They wanted to return to family and longtime friends. Robert even got his dream job. They tried for a long time to sell their townhome themselves, since their situation was less than ideal and they knew they could not, as is the case with many many Americans, get as much for the house as they owed. l was referred to them by a mutual friend and together we set out (2 comments)
The WRA Annual Convention wrapped up this past Tuesday. I took four of my required Continuing Ed courses but my very favorite class was a Blogging class from Eric Kodner. Keywords and captions and creating hot links from pictures, are just some of the things Eric covered in classwith his always professional yet quite personable manner. With patience and engaging in 1:1's, he manages to still keep the others in the room, to whom he is not speaking, interested. Eric shared some of his blogging class with ActiveRain in his Lake Minnetonka Homes & Madeline Island Real Estate Blog. It is an interesting dynamic taking CE. (3 comments)
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