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Diane Schwartz

The Tenney Park lagoon is frequently called Madison's prettiest place to skate. Shaped like an uneven horseshoe, surrounded by trees and crossed by graceful arched bridges, it's a setting reminiscent of a Currier and Ives painting. But until recently, the warming shelter was a dark and gloomy no-frills building built in 1958 and beginning to decay. more

Jan 26, 2012 3:00 PM A & E

There's a loon convention at Monona Terrace. Not the people kind, the bird kind. Last Saturday, April 4, more than 30 loons were visible from the bike path along John Nolen Drive. more

Apr 9, 2009 2:00 PM News

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Diane Schwartz

There's a loon convention at Monona Terrace. Not the people kind, the bird kind. Last Saturday, April 4, I counter more than 30 loons from the bike path along John Nolen Drive. Why so many when past years produced just a handful of migrants? more

Apr 7, 2009 5:00 PM Scenes