What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Mary Ellen Bell takes an in-depth look at how drivers still don't yield to pedestrians in crosswalks.
- Judith Davidoff reports on Overture's successful fundraising campaign.
- Judith Davidoff looks at how redistricting has caused local Democrats to shift districts.
- Mary Reardon reports on how citizen advocates pressured Madison to open an investigation into well water pollution.
- Ruth Conniff sees Scott Walker's influence in the national GOP.
- Jay Rath looks at nearby drive-in movie theaters -- and warns that they're threatened by the digital transition.
- Jessica Steinhoff checks in with the Volunteer Musicians Brigade, whose members entertain nursing home residents.
- Scott Gordon profiles the Wake Up Madagascar Tour, which makes a stop at La Fête de Marquette.
- Amelia Cook reviews Building Taliesin, journalist Ron McCrea's book about Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece of a house.
- Dean Robbins says that blunt-talking Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen makes for riveting television on Showtime's The Franchise.
- Marjorie Baumgarten says Savages is a hallucinatory return to lurid filmmaking for Oliver Stone, and Kimberly Jones suggests that with Ice Age: Continental Drift, the franchise is running out of steam.
- Marcelle Richards loves Suwanasak Thai. Seriously. Love.
- Adam Powell discusses how online communities are changing with the changing times.
- Who are those fools carrying their canoes up Hamilton Street, you ask? Jay Rath looks back at Paddle and Portage.
- Jason Joyce ponders the Brewers slump. Rickie Weeks, we need you!
- Tell All counsels a disgruntled local Catholic.