• 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


  • Edgewood offered to “coordinate messaging” on lawsuit with mayor

    In the days before Edgewood High School filed suit against the city of Madison for religious discrimination, one of the school’s lawyers offered to coordinate with the city how the lawsuit would be explained to the public. 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

  • 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


  • Peace, beer and music

    The second annual Paulpalooza fundraiser memorializes Paul Natzke. The Hop Garden will feature a special red lager for the occasion. Read more

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  • Curated recommendations on eats, reads and more from Isthmus staff and contributors

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