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Melissa Clements of Eco-Friendly Flooring discusses recycled glass, wood and metal tiles for the backsplash, renovated shower or other home re-dos. more

May 18, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

Though often high-functioning and smart, people with autism have trouble finding work. Nick Venturella, who has a child with autism, has created a new online platform to connect potential workers with employers. more

May 11, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

Amy Lambright Murphy and Jill Schaefer dreamed up Reek Havoc as a way to cope with pet odors. But the business has also connected them to the community. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

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Beth Skogen

The Madison Postpartum Collective aims to help make life with a new baby a bit easier. Providers help support new parents and families and connect them with needed resources. more

Apr 20, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

LED Habitats are next-generation super grow lights. They’re also attractive and eco-friendly. more

Apr 13, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

Grasshopper Goods, Madison’s first mobile retailer, finds city rules “unfriendly.” Current law heavily restricts where the shop-on-wheels can vend. more

Apr 6, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

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Aliza Rand

Madison-based Pikku Takki features vibrant and well-designed kid clothes. The shop is the brainchild of artist Aliza Rand. more

Mar 30, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

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Greg Dixon

Peaches, pears and chestnuts are great edible landscaping. Emily Steinwehe of Emily Plants helps Madison residents transform their yards. more

Mar 23, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

Canine Sports Zone is an indoor fun space for dogs. Agility training and competitions take place here too. more

Mar 16, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

Add drama to the day with an unconventional wedding venue. The Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison Public Library, the Orpheum. more

Mar 9, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

Looking for a stylist who specializes in curly hair? A local guide to help you find someone to take you from frizzy to fabulous. more

Mar 2, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

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Cave of the Mounds

Cave of the Mounds hosts evening entertainment events among the stalagmites. The next event on March 17 focuses on Irish music. more

Feb 23, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

Gnar Hoops & Happy World Clothing combines hula hoops and eco-friendly clothing. Oh yeah, the hula hoops are eco-friendly, too. more

Feb 16, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

Paper Source brings fine stationery and some imagination to Hilldale. Custom invites, crafts and, of course, valentines are on hand as the store opens Friday. more

Feb 9, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

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Dylan Brogan

Birdhouses, bat houses and Little Free Libraries are big sellers at Occupy Madison’s retail shop. more

Feb 2, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

One Wayward Apple does not spoil the bunch. The Fitchburg gift shop fills a niche for handcrafted, locally made gifts in the suburbs. more

Jan 26, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

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Janelle Holmstrom

Jangle Soapworks is on a back-to-basics farm near Mount Horeb. Its soaps are cured like fine cheese for the best effects on skin. more

Jan 19, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

Brown & Beam mixes new, old and reclaimed furniture and accessories. The Middleton store and design service opened in November. more

Jan 12, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

GiGi’s Playhouse provides programming and support for families and children with Down syndrome. The new center on Monona Drive is increasing its programming in 2017. more

Jan 5, 2017 5:00 AM Emphasis

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Nick Berard

Josh Meier of Schwa Tailor creates, mends and restores favorite clothes to wearable status. The former state worker has clearly found his calling. more

Dec 22, 2016 5:00 AM Emphasis 1 Comments