State Street

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Dylan Brogan

Eyes in the sky: Madison is installing a bunch of new passive-infrared cameras to track pedestrians downtown. more

Mar 21, 2018 10:50 AM News 1 Comments

Provenance Hotels proposes a high-end nine-story hotel with 110 to 120 rooms, two bars and restaurants and a rooftop terrace. But the facility would provide no parking and would need special city exceptions to zoning regulations. more

Dec 14, 2017 5:00 AM News 2 Comments

How Madison deals with crime, homelessness and sharing community space still a tough balancing act at the top of State Street. more

May 1, 2017 5:11 PM News 11 Comments


Todd Hubler

Tiki Shack adds sliders and more to its menu. The revamp is in response to a city audit over the volume of its alcohol sales. more

Apr 6, 2017 1:10 AM FOOD & DRINK 1 Comments

A boutique hotel proposed for the top of State Street hopes to use a nearby city ramp for parking. But it is just one of several developments looking to use the same ramp, prompting fears that there won’t be enough parking downtown. more

Mar 15, 2017 11:07 AM News 1 Comments


Chris Winterhack

Phantogram preforms at the Orpheum Theater on Mar. 13, 2017. With The Veldt. more

Mar 14, 2017 12:01 PM Photo Galleries


Anita Sattel

As the owner of B-Side recovers from a serious bike accident, donations are pouring in to a crowdfunding campaign to keep the shoestring operation open. more

Dec 5, 2016 4:42 PM MUSIC


Thomas DeVillers

Community Pharmacy continues to struggle, renewing fears about the health of downtown retail. A new consultant study offers some ideas for how city officials might help boost business. more

Nov 23, 2016 5:00 AM News


Cameron Bren

Every summer, a few self-proclaimed “dirty kids” show up in Madison to enjoy the city’s tolerant, laid-back atmosphere. Just who are these people, and what are they up to? Cameron Bren investigates. more

Sep 29, 2016 12:00 AM News


David Michael Miller

Mayor Paul Soglin says the homeless tidying up their belongings on State Street will help curb more serious issues. more

Sep 23, 2016 4:42 PM News 2 Comments

A police brainstorming list for how to deal with problems at the top of State Street became “a poor attempt at a joke." more

Sep 7, 2016 4:15 PM News 16 Comments

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Carolyn Fath

If you’ve strolled down the 100 block of State Street in the past year, the city has quietly counted you. The city’s two thermal imaging cameras (which cost about $12,000) were installed to help recruit and retain retail shops. more

Sep 1, 2016 5:00 AM News


Dylan Brogan

Lotsa Pizza is the latest salvo in battle between Soglin and Common Council on State Street alcohol licenses more

Aug 29, 2016 1:36 PM FOOD & DRINK 5 Comments

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Dylan Brogan

While police have been cracking down on “bad behavior” at the top of State Street this summer, Edgewood High student Brian Schwartz has been swinging in a hammock just down the block. more

Aug 23, 2016 12:10 PM News