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Krista Kozlik’s local wood lamps shed a divine light. The Madison designer plans on expanding her line. more

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Erin Hueffner

While legalities appear in flux, cannabinoid oil or CBD is still being sold locally — for now. A primer of the ins and outs. more

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The Artery is a virtual gallery for local artists. The online successor to The Yellow Rose Gallery hopes to support the area art community. more

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Linda Falkenstein

The bookstore at the UW Arboretum will set you up with hyperlocal guidebooks and classics of U.S. environmental literature. You might also leave with a set of scat identification cards. more

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ReFind Style combines old and new, artisan and pre-worn. The new consignment shop takes over the space formerly home to Walters’ Swim N’ Sun. more

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Steven Potter

The old Red Letter News changes from “dirty bookstore” to “Lovers Playground.” The name change reflects the era’s more open attitude to sexuality. more

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Erin Hueffner

Madison’s Steve’s Curling Supplies supplies McFarland Olympians - and the nation. But you too can buy curling memorabilia at the east side shop. more

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Perfect Imperfections is a healthy alternative in body care, a woman-owned small business and a tribute to the owner's parents. Jasmine Banks is working bazaars and pop-ups. more

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Madison’s Solace Apothecary makes carefully considered soap, salve, incense and bath salts. Founders Rachel Dolnick, Jenna Klink and John Painter joined forces to create healthy products with simple ingredients. more

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Heather Matanock

Blue Bar Quilts picks up where Stitcher’s Crossing left off. The Middleton shop embraces all manner of the fabric arts. more

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Endless Knot celebrates the art and culture of Tibet and Nepal. Owner Sandeepa Lama Palmer hopes to host group meditations, speakers and community gatherings. more

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Jane Burns

Paoli jeweler John/Christine Designs finds the good luck amid the bad. John Strobel runs a gallery with wife Christine, does the art fair circuit and custom-designs pieces. more

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David Michael Miller

The first ever Madison Area Yarn Hop celebrates yarn, sheep, and fiber arts. Ten south central yarn shops, woolen mills and farms are participating. more

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Jeff Kennel

Wisconsin’s Trek bikes is going electric. E-bikes may be perfect for everyone from harried commuters to adventure travelers. more

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Dylan Brogan

Andrew Handeland, while holding a meaty 8-year-old python named Godzilla, admits reptiles are an acquired taste. “The more time you spend around them, the more you realize they are just friendly little reptiles.” more

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Candice Wagener

Habitat ReStore on Odana Road expands again. The recycling success story now accepts even more materials. more

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Picasa

School and church groups in Madison are teaming up with the Henry Vilas Zoo to create crafts from wildlife poaching snares in Vietnam and Laos. They are raising funds to protect the habitat of the critically endangered saola. more

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Joshua Barraza

Patrick Kelly specializes in products made from wood harvested within 50 miles of Madison. His “Matchless Made” site sells a variety of “contemporary, minimalist household goods.” more

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Tim Fitch

The Crazy Daisy Flower Truck delivers bouquets in a VW van. Currently Michelle Hornung is selling at the new Prairie Lakes Farmers’ Market in Sun Prairie. more

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A design called a Moroccan trellis is suddenly everywhere. What’s the deal? more

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