Favorite reads

  • Wisconsin deserves a better flag

    A flag’s power rests on its design and the Wisconsin flag is undeniably lackluster. Isthmus suggest a few possibilities in honor of Flag Day. Read more


  • O say, can you see?

    The city of Madison adopted a new flag in 2018 but the old flag still flies at several city facilities. Read more


  • Wisconsin’s wolf hunt travesty

    Opinion | Let's be clear: There was no biological or social imperative for a hunt. It only happened because some hunters just wanted to kill wolves. Read more


  • Last dance

    Visions Night Club on East Wash closed its doors on Jan. 1 and isn’t expected to reopen. Staff writer Dylan Brogan reports on the strip club’s very last night. Read more

  • Bygone Madison menus

    A year into the pandemic, our food editor finally sifts through her files to set up her home office. Some beloved old menus found in the desk detritus deserve to be shared. Read more