What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Erik Ness explores the allure and danger of riding without a bike helmet.
- Judith Davidoff reports on the release of protesters' confidential data by the Wisconsin Department of Justice.
- Judith Davidoff reports on J.B. Van Hollen's controversial open records defense.
- Denise Thornton investigates the matter of Madison-area sinkholes.
- Jessica Steinhoff discusses several intriguing design elements at the new Central Library.
- Julia Burke highlights some of the eco-friendly features of the new Central Library.
- Jessica Steinhoff gives a sneak preview of a few cool installations in the Wisconsin Triennial at MMoCA.
- Julia Burke dives into Wisconsin Talk, a new UW Press book about Wisconsin's linguistic quirks and traditions.
- Scott Morrow considers Hummingbird, the new album from Local Natives, who are set to play the Orpheum.
- Scott Morrow interviews former Ponytail guitarist Dustin Wong, who has a gig at the Good Style Shop.
- Laura Jones talks shop with Grammy-winning blues and gospel artist Jonny Lang, who is performing at Overture Hall.
- Dean Robbins enjoys a trip back to the 1980s in ABC's The Goldbergs.
- Kenneth Burns criticizes the clunky dialogue in Hannah Arendt but praises an especially memorable visual.
- Scott Renshaw says the storytelling in Prisoners is so unsubtle that it almost hurts.
- Kyle Nabilcy finds a lot to like at the brick and mortar version of Surco Peruvian.
- André Darlington pairs wine with corn mazes, and other rites of fall.
- Close to Home: Andy Moore is pained with the status of his hip.
- Dan Seiter revisits the end of that Badgers game versus Arizona State.