Owners of Ritual Barbers, Chad "Lue" Lueck and Stephen Baraboo, maintain a loyal client base that appreciates a unique approach to each hair-cutting experience. The two-chair shop occupies a 10'x15' space on the outer loop of Madison's capital square.
The National frontman, Matt Berninger, gives a vibrant performance on the main stage at Eaux Claires festival. Known for his deep voice and brooding lyrics, the music complements Berninger's dynamic stage presence.
Chris Brand prepares to ride his 1974 Harley Davidson as a paddle-boarder drifts past in Monona Bay. Brand restores vintage motorcycles with his brother in their home welding shop on the east side of Madison.
A typical morning at Park Street Shoe Repair resembles less a cobbler's workshop and more a men's-only poker night. The tiny quonset hut is owned and operated by George Fabian, the son of a Sicilian leatherworker who emigrated from Sicily to Madison's Greenbush neighborhood in 1912.
Finny, an Arabian gelding celebrates the first snow just west of Madison, Wisconsin. A string of warm fall days kept snow at bay until after Christmas.
A sea of listeners explode in excitement as indie pop duo, Sylvan Esso, take the stage at Eaux Claires. The music festival was conceived of and curated by Bon Iver frontman, Justin Vernon, a native of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
An 11-year-old Red Heeler named Birdie shakes off after a dip in the Wisconsin River. The beach beneath Highway 23 is a popular park, especially great for a dog with arthritis who needs low-impact exercise like swimming.