What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- The New Activists: Newly-motivated activists find creative ways to protest Scott Walker's agenda.
- Watchdog reports on the state's plans to build a storage facility on Madison's north side.
- Joe Tarr reports on how Madison is revamping its zoning code, and its zoning philosophy.
- Christian Schneider takes a dim view of the campaigns to recall elected officials.
- Nightlife: Laurie Stark visits a distillery, checks out a vaudeville show, and sings along at a piano bar.
- Jay Rath talks to comedian Nora Dunn about her one-woman show to benefit Mercury Players Theatre.
- Rich Albertoni profiles the Weather Duo, a group that's bringing electronic and jazz sounds to classical music.
- Jessica Steinhoff checks in with Cake, the quirky, chart-topping rock combo that's playing the Orpheum Theatre.
- Dean Robbins reports that the season premiere of Bravo's The Real Housewives of New Jersey features screaming, shoving and death threats.
- Kenneth Burns isn't ready to marry Bridesmaids, a Judd Apatowian flick that brings the bromance formula to women, while Marc Savlov says Will Ferrell downplays the laughs in Everything Must Go.
- Kyle Nabilcy finds Ichiban is a worthy Chinese restaurant -- no crab rangoon here.
- Marcelle Richards finds that it's high time to make some sweet potato gnocchi.
- David Medaris talks to computer geeks throwing their weight around with the Wirld's Mightiest Programmer competition.