• Millennial magnet

    Many come for the university of well-paid jobs in the health or tech sectors. Whatever their motivation, young adults are moving to Madison by the tens of thousands. Read more


  • The Taco Bell Cantina effect

    Former Mayor Paul Soglin said alcohol licenses are a privilege, not a right. However, Taco Bell Cantina proved you can fight city hall. Read more

  • Culture clash

    “Give Me Liberty,” a film made in Milwaukee, has already gained acclaim at Sundance and Cannes. It has its Madison premiere at Cinematheque Aug. 29. Read more

  • The beer is back

    Ooga Brewing, Beaver Dam’s first brewery since 1953, has been open for a couple of months. We check out the house taps. Read more


  • Eats events

    Five-course beer dinner at Off Broadway Drafthouse, taco pop-up at Robin Room and organic agriculture field day at UW research station in Arlington, this week in events where you might be told to grow a pear. Read more

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