What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Jessica Steinhoff tours Lost Madison, a lively Facebook page dedicated to local history, memories and photos.
- Joe Tarr reports on developer Bob Dunn's request for $44.6 million in city aid for Judge Doyle Square hotel.
- Joe Tarr talks with former Ald. Bridget Maniaci, the first official challenger to Mayor Paul Soglin.
- Joe Tarr profiles Alds. Mark Clear and Lisa Subeck, who are vying to represent Madison's west side in the state Assembly.
- Ruth Conniff defends co-sleeping against a local billboard campaign.
- Becky Holmes offers her take on The Dog Year, Ann Garvin's novel about a grieving woman who starts to lose touch with reality.
- Gwen Rice says the costumes nearly steal the show in University Theatre's Greater Tuna.
- Sandy Tabachnick the naturalism of Toronto Consort's musical ode to Leonardo da Vinci, which opened the Madison Early Music Festival.
- Joshua M. Miller interviews local roots quintet the Sharrows, who recently recorded an EP in the North Mississippi Allstars' studio and hangout.
- Julia Burke describes the strange, fascinating world Merril Garbus creates with drum loops and field recording with tUnE-yArDs, performing at Live on King Street.
- Dean Robbins calls FX's Married the funniest sitcom of the summer.
- Josh Kupecki says The Grand Seduction is the kind of small-town comedy you might take your grandmother to see.
- William Goss applauds the growth director James DeMonaco exhibits in his new sequel to The Purge, the 2013 horror flick about a city that suspends its laws one day a year.
- André Darlington confesses a sincere infatuation with the new version of La Taguara at the Cardinal Bar.
- Jay Rath reports on the deterioration and possible renovation of the "Spirit of Greenbush" statue.
- Julia Burke soars above Lake Monona on a Mad City Flyboard.
- Tell All hears from a man who fantasizes about other women while having sex with his girlfriend.
- David Petroff looks at the precarious perch of the Brewers at the All-Star break.