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What's familiar is sparkly new again in Lake Geneva

Published Sept. 12, 2019

It's easy to get caught up in the eternal quest for something shiny and new, especially when making return visits to a hometown getaway like Lake Geneva. But sometimes even the classics can be glitzy and fresh, too. On a recent visit, I revisited some gems on and around Geneva Lake and found each one to be shinier than ever.


First look: Lake Geneva Ice Castles

Published Jan. 29, 2019

In recent years, the renowned Ice Castles have slowly drifted closer to Milwaukee. Now, the incredible ice sculptures you can climb inside have landed on the beach at Lake Geneva, offering you the best chance ever to see these remarkable creations.


Lake Geneva gets all dolled up for Christmas

Published Dec. 14, 2012

If you choose to celebrate the holiday season outdoors, Lake Geneva offers a host of great winter fun, from skiing to snow-shoeing and beyond. If, on the other hand, the air of noel conjures a warmer vibe, perhaps with a fireplace and a cup of hot cocoa (juiced up or not), well, Lake Geneva can provide that, too.


Milwaukee Talks: Gorman Thomas

Published July 13, 2012 catches up with one of the most popular Milwaukee Brewers of all time in Gorman Thomas, who talks about the 30-year anniversary of the 1982 American League Championship team, his love Milwaukee, where you might run into him and the hard feelings he still has about what happened in 1983.


Milwaukee Talks: Robin Yount, 2012

Published July 11, 2012 caught up with Milwaukee Brewers Hall of Famer Robin Yount to talk charity, golf, his amateur baseball team, remembering the 1982 American League Championship season and what's wrong with the Brewers in 2012.


Guerzon recalls life as a Playboy Bunny

Published March 11, 2009

Su Guerzon spent five years wearing bunny ears and a fluffy tail while working at the now-defunct Playboy Club in Lake Geneva. She met a lot of famous musicians and had a lot of fun, but the life of a successful Playboy Bunny was more strict than sassy. In this "Sex Week" article, Guerzon chats about the job, the men and the expectation to stay thin.