Tamira Madsen

Revel, a new downtown event/project space, helps millennials escape the pressures of adulting. There’s wine and cocktails. No eating the paste! more

Jul 14, 2016 12:00 PM Emphasis


Beth Skogen

Pier South, a new clothing store at Hilldale, takes style inspiration from the coasts. And yes, it’s a little bit preppy. more

May 19, 2016 5:00 AM Emphasis


Urban Anchor Photography

Boxing studios widen the range of Madison’s fitness options. Canvas Club Boxing on Monroe Street is the latest to open. more

Apr 14, 2016 5:00 AM Sports

The Home Market mixes dignified classics with fun accents. The Wisconsin company opens its second store at Hilldale, expanding from its Milwaukee location. more

Mar 17, 2016 5:00 AM Emphasis


David Michael Miller

Furor over WIAA chant reprimand fails to address the lack of sportsmanship. ESPN’s Jay Bilas and area athletic directors weigh in. more

Feb 4, 2016 5:00 AM Sports


Tu Le

Madison Art House helps kids create art with materials headed for the dust heap. Founder Tu Le hosts pop-up workshops, but is looking for a permanent home. more

Jan 21, 2016 5:00 AM Emphasis

Drunk Lunch on E. Johnson: A shop and collaborative workspace worthy of Portland or Brooklyn. more

Dec 17, 2015 5:00 AM Emphasis


Jelena Obradovic

The CenteringPregnancy program at UW Health uses a group setting to enhance prenatal care. And it extends to after birthing issues like parenting skills. more

Dec 10, 2015 5:00 AM Emphasis

Red Square Flowers’ roots are in earth and nature. Its new headquarters are at Mifflin and Broom streets. more

Nov 5, 2015 9:00 AM Emphasis


Eric Bell

Hilldale’s Sur La Table serves it up, from the mundane to the macaron. more

Oct 2, 2015 1:00 PM Emphasis

Two dedicated barre gyms in Madison embrace the ballet-based fitness regimen. more

Sep 26, 2015 10:00 AM Sports


Julie Andrews

Chef Julie Andrews is program coordinator at the high-tech UW Health Learning Kitchen in The American Center on Madison's east side. The kitchen offers low-cost cooking classes to help regular folk produce good food. more

Aug 28, 2015 9:00 AM Cooking

Megan Hile aims to bring chocolate to Johnson Street. The new shop will feature a small-batch bakery, chocolate tasting bar and a tea tasting bar, through a collaboration with Anthony Verbrick and Rachel Fox Verbrick of Macha Tea. more

Jul 9, 2015 7:00 PM FOOD & DRINK


Linda Falkenstein

The new Mes Amies boutique at Hilldale brings back the almost forgotten concept of “the dress shop” and favored dress styles from the 20th century. more

Jun 24, 2015 4:25 PM Emphasis

Wisconsin sports fans are a loyal bunch. Milwaukee Brewers principal owner Mark Attanasio is aware of that, and is giving back in an effort to cushion the double whammy of an abysmal season and Ryan Braun's 65-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs. more

Aug 8, 2013 2:00 PM Sports

Marcus Landry anticipates returning to Madison this summer to complete the one course he needs to get a degree in life science communications from the University of Wisconsin. Landry, 25, a standout with the Badger men's basketball team from 2005 to 2009, now is making an impact with the Reno Bighorns of the NBA Development League. more

Mar 10, 2011 3:00 PM Sports