Author: Emily Knepple

Local competition crowns Madison's Funniest Comic

At this year's Madison's Funniest Comic competition, Milwaukee-based comic Ton Johnson took home the prize.

This year, Ton Johnson, a Milwaukee-based comic, took home the prize at Comedy on State's annual Madison's Funniest Comic Competition.

Mark up your May with these 21 events

Spend the month listening to live music, shopping locally at a farmers' market, running a 20K and more with this list of events.

Spend the month listening to live music, shopping locally at a farmers' market, running a 20K and more with this list of events.

Colectivo giving free coffee to nurses and teachers this week

In honor of national appreciation days, teachers will get a free cup of Colectivo coffee on May 3, and nurses will get a free coffee on May 6.

In honor of national appreciation days, teachers will get a free cup of Colectivo coffee on May 3, and nurses will get a free coffee on May 6.

Mom’s Bar brings karaoke back to Madison

Andrew Greenwood, owner of Mom's Bar, looks to bring karaoke and kindness to the Madison bar scene.

Andrew Greenwood, owner of Mom's Bar, looks to bring karaoke and kindness to the Madison bar scene.

LIST: Hop your way to these local Easter events

Get your photo taken with the Easter Bunny, decorate themed cookies or participate in a traditional egg hunt throughout the month of April.

Get your photo taken with the Easter Bunny, decorate themed cookies or participate in a traditional egg hunt throughout the month of April.

Local entrepreneur Otehlia Cassidy wins grand prize on 'Project Pitch-It'

Known to many as Otehlia Travels or from her work leading Madison Eats Food Tours, Otehlia Cassidy took home the $10,000 prize on the Wisconsin-based show.

Known to many as Otehlia Travels or from her work leading Madison Eats Food Tours, Otehlia Cassidy took home the $10,000 prize on the Wisconsin-based show.

Acro Yoga finds a community in Madison

The Madison Acro Yoga community provides a space for those interested in the art of acro yoga, the combination of acrobatics and yoga.

The Madison Acro Yoga community provides a space for those interested in the art of acro yoga, the combination of acrobatics and yoga.

Indigenous-owned outfit raises its voice in the CBD industry

Canndigenous is Wisconsin’s first Native American-owned CBD hemp company and focuses on transparent, sustainable practices.

Canndigenous is Wisconsin’s first Native American-owned CBD hemp company and focuses on transparent, sustainable practices.

Unlock your inner foodie with these 19 March food events

Celebrate St. Patrick's day, Fat Tuesday or any ol' week day with these food-focused parties, experiences and shows.

Celebrate St. Patrick's day, Fat Tuesday or any ol' week day with these food-focused parties, experiences and shows.

‘I feel very lucky to have had him as a mentor'

Kelsey Brannan remembers longtime general manager of campus station WSUM 91.7 FM, Dave Black, who died on Feb. 13.

Dave Black, the co-founder and longtime general manager of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's student-led radio station WSUM 91.7FM, died on Feb. 13 at the age of 66.