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2009 created its "Luxury Lounge" just a few months ago and membership in the Lounge has grown dramatically. A creation of Publisher John Brian Losh (who also pubishes "Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate") and his team at, the Luxury Lounge is a community of luxur...
Here's an update on the current condition of the ice road between Bayfield, Wisconsin and Madeline Island. According to the ice road "Hotline", the road was plowed last Thursday.  I'm told the ice is now safe for cars and light trucks and the ice thickness will increase now that some of the snow ...
I spoke with my friend Steve McHugh (owner of the new Bell Street Gallery) around Noon today and he informed me that the "ice road" between Bayfield, Wisconsin and Madeline Island opened this morning. Steve said the ice road is currently open to "cars and light trucks".    Aft view of the windsle...
Winter has arrived in a big way on Madeline Island.   Approach to the ice road on Madeline Island   On New Year's Day, the Madeline Island Ferry Line made its last trip before freeze-up, slogging through the slushy passageway which threaded through the forming ice between Bayfield and La Pointe, ...
A recent University of Minnesota Duluth study claims that Lake Superior is a prime example of global warming and its effects. The "ice road" to Madeline Island begins to break up in Spring of each year.   According to a recent article in the Duluth News-Tribune, the Lake Superior winter ice cover...
John Brian Losh and the creative staff at have recently developed and introduced the Luxury Lounge, an online community for luxury real estate professionals.  At present, participation is limited to members of the network. The Luxury Lounge is still in cl...
Yesterday, the Madeline Island Ferry Line shut down service between Madeline Island and the Bayfield mainland.  Cars and trucks on the Lake Superior ice, just off the Bayfield, Wisconsin shoreline   This weekend, there will be "limited" windsled service across the two miles of Chequamegon Bay ice...
Our 2009 Wisconsin CRS Chapter (with newly-elected President Pat Dollins picking up the gavel) is embarking on a new year of activities on behalf of Wisconsin CRS designees. This year's Wisconsin CRS Chapter Officers include: Pat Dollins (President-Elect), Kathy Allison-Zimmermann, Jeannie Doyle,...
The summer of 2009 will bring the opening of a new art gallery on Madeline Island. The Bell Street Gallery is the creation of Steve McHugh, a well-known professional photographer from Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Steve has been a Madeline Island summer resident for nearly two years now.  Steve saw on...

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