Monroe Street


Rettler Corporation

Edgewood High School has long wanted a proper stadium to host sporting events; while many neighbors have long been opposed. Now that the school has officially submitted plans, the battle will be fought in city committees. Read more

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Edgewood High School’s proposal to build a stadium isn’t getting much love from candidates lining up to represent the Dudgeon Monroe neighborhood. But one of the two candidates sees room for compromise. Read more

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Carolyn Fath

Planning the Monroe Street reconstruction meant paying attention to public art. By next spring, the street will have poetry in the sidewalks, mosaics by Marcia Yapp and sculptures by Harry Whitehorse and William Turnbull. Read more

Visual Arts


Judith Davidoff

The German-centric beer bar and restaurant is relocating. Tin Fox will likely take over old spot at 2616 Monroe St. Read more

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Rettler Corporation

Will Edgewood High School finally get its own stadium and be able to host home football and soccer games? Many neighbors hope not. Read more

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Aaron Gilmour

The Monroe Street reconstruction — long delayed — is finally entering the nitty gritty planning stage. Residents hope the project will lead to a revitalized, green corridor. Read more


It’s like the Snuggle House (RIP), but with cats: Madison’s first “cat café” gets pawhold in local market. Read more



Candice Wagener

Velvet Button Boutique has been keeping things stylish on Monroe Street since February 2013. Owners Rhonda Dittberner and Karen Graeve carry fashions shoppers won’t find anywhere else in Madison. Read more


Monroe Street will get its German-style gastropub. Last week the city's alcohol licensing committee approved the proposal for the Freiburg Gastropub, 2612 Monroe St. It had turned it down in March after hearing objections from neighbors. Read more