What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow.
- Kathy Esposito looks into the tragic loss of Madison's neighborhood trees.
- Madison.gov: A report on Madison's new bum-friendly benches.
- Jay Rath blows the lid off the need to restore AA's downtown clubhouse.
- Bill Lueders reflects on a questionable prosecution in Dane County court.
- David Medaris runs down all the Wisconsin Book Festival events you mustn't miss.
- Susan Kepecs previews the concert by Kate Corby and Chris Walker, two new profs in the UW Dance Program.
- Rich Albertoni talks to the owners of the Argus Pub & Grill about their basement live music venue.
- Jessica Steinhoff talks Thomas Pynchon and more with the literary rock 'n' rollers of These United States.
- Dean Robbins wishes the Seinfeld reunion on Curb Your Enthusiasm was a masterpiece.
- Marjorie Baumgarten praises Ellen Page's star quality in Whip It, but finds Michael Moore's shtick wearing thin in Capitalism: A Love Story.
- Kids and Parents: School districts and parents are studying a new subject -- hand washing 101.
- Linda Falkenstein finds some unusual subs at Fat Sandwich Company on State Street.
- Novella Carpenter's Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer is a great read.
- Tell All considers UW student fashion.