What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- André Darlington explores Madison's new wave of artisanal bakeries.
- Joe Tarr reports on a controversial proposal to rent out a lakeshore cottage in the city-owned Merill Springs Park.
- Jay Rath recounts the latest efforts to save the Garver Feed Mill.
- Ruth Conniff accuses Republicans of stalling affordable health care.
- David Michael Miller recounts the Barrymore Theatre's 25-year roller-coaster ride.
- Scott Gordon checks in with Madison musicians traveling to exotic locations.
- Jessica Steinhoff previews the return of Dick Dale and his classic surf guitar stylings to the High Noon.
- Dean Robbins sees a new intensity in TNT's The Closer as it wraps up its run.
- Scott Renshaw squashes The Amazing Spider-Man.
- Kimberley Jones says Woody Allen's To Rome with Love is fun but fizzles.
- Linda Falkenstein reports on One Barrel Brewing, Brat und Brau, Sugarbomb Dessert Company, Naples15, and more.
- Nathaniel Liedl finds out what drives Madison's competitive anglers.
- IsthmusParents.com: Sara Karl Schroeder checks in at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, and finds that tech has more to do with nature than you might suppose.
- Tell All advises a friend who's too friendly.
- Jason Joyce on umpires and their ilk.