• Overlooked, but not forgotten

    Madison’s citywide historic preservation plan has been approved, and it contains for the first time a focus on underrepresented communities — of color, First Nations, women and LGBTQ. What happened in East Johnson Street’s Upshift? Read more

  • Institutional racism makes everything worse

    Ald. Rebecca Kemble defends her vote to delay a State Street recovery proposal. Read more


  • The city council makes everything worse

    If you thought that your city government trying to do something to help struggling, mostly locally owned, small business owners on Madison’s most iconic street was a no-brainer, well, you’re not one of 14 members on the city council. Read more


  • Claim a spot

    The patio at Garver is open for food and drink service; Calliope is back; and new Streatery patios continue to open. Plus, the Madison Public Market is asking for the community’s support. Read more

  • "Fire Matt Kenny"

    City leaders say they are listening to the demands of protesters, who, among other things, want the officer who killed Tony Robinson booted from the force. But Chief Vic Wahl says “there is no basis under state law” for any disciplinary action. Read more