Andrea Behling

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Andrea Behling is the managing editor of Madison Magazine. She manages production, oversees dining and drink coverage and helps create and post content to the web and to social media. Behling started her career at The Janesville Gazette as a copy editor and news reporter covering everything from prep sports to Interstate expansions. A UW-Whitewater graduate, Behling led The Royal Purple student newspaper as EIC for two years.


Editor's note: Thanks, Neil

"He’s a man of resounding awareness, both of himself and the world around him."

Sept. 15 dubbed "Neil Heinen Day" in Madison

The official mayoral proclamation honors the retiring longtime local journalist

With 'tremendous sadness,' Vin Santo announces closing for 'foreseeable future'

The more than 22-year-old Italian restaurant in Middleton is certainly not the first or last local restaurant to close due to the persisting pandemic.

6 things to check out this September in Madison

Find prints, T-shirts and jewelry all created by local businesses.

Editor's Note: Distraction from the pandemic

As we approach the six-month mark of a pandemic no one thought would take us this long to outsmart, we’ve also been in search of new distractions.

6 Madison companies, products to check out in August

Shop these Black-owned businesses to celebrate August's National Black Business Month.

Editor's Note: Forever Changed

The tornadic path left by COVID-19 in particular has many saying “things will never be the same.”

MMSD builds a network to celebrate and connect alumni

The Madison Metropolitan School District and its foundation do much more outside (and beyond) the classroom.

Madison school district honors historic class of 2020

Madison Metropolitan School District partners with Morgan Murphy Media for a graduation like none before it.

Heinen: A message to the Madison graduates of 2020

Editorial director Neil Heinen offers words of wisdom for this year's graduating class.

Hot List: 6 things you'll want to check out this month

Enjoy a mural, cute camping cups and more from Madison businesses.

Why we're capitalizing the B in Black

National Association of Black Journalists updates its style guide, and we are, too.

Ways we cope with stress during COVID-19

We’ve found big and small ways to cope in quarantine.

Your 2020 stress-baking horoscope

Maybe you made this in quarantine, or maybe you should try to now.

Bake the stress away

Measured predictability might be why you’re seeing so many banana breads and sourdough loaves on your social feeds.

The Jacques Pépin in us all

Our inner home cook has been forced out of the woodwork by quarantine.

The stress relief (and added stress) of outdoor activity

At the forefront of our minds with this pandemic has been protecting our mental and physical health.

Dogs we love on Instagram

Get a canine pick-me-up online

Editor's note: blinding light of privilege

"COVID-19 turned our world upside down, but the breaking point of George Floyd’s death made it clear that the world was already upside down for many."

Madison things worth checking out this month

Candles, locally made face masks, a not so subtle beer and more.

King Street's D'Vino is divine

Pair cicchetti (small plates) and an ombra (a 3-ounce wine pour) at this new King Street spot.

BEFORE AND AFTER: Volunteers clean up downtown after destruction

Citizens help sweep glass, remove spray paint and raise funds for Madison businesses affected by Saturday night rioters

Man builds Lego versions of Monroe Street businesses he misses

COVID-19 has kept Aaron Williams from the neighborhood places he loves. So he built them at home out of Lego.

Sizable goal in sight for S.O.S. Fund

Final push underway for GoFundMe campaign that has already "exceeded everyone's expectations."

Paleo Mama is a gluten-free, paleo and keto haven

Belle Pleva has made it possible for people with restrictive diets and food allergies to once again delight in sweet treats.

6 editors' picks to help you get through quarantine

Soap, care bundles, vodka and more to help you during self-isolation.

Local food magazine sold to two Madison entrepreneurs

Christy McKenzie and Cricket Redman take the helm of Edible Madison.

Editor's Note: Better Days

It’s day 26 of my quarantine as I type this from my work-from-home desk.

Conscious Carnivore partners with local chefs to make sausages raising funds restaurants

Local butcher shop will donate 100% of sausage sales to that week's featured chef/restaurant

6 free Madison-made coloring sheet sets to keep the kids busy

Download these free pages for some simple stress-relief during quarantine.

Handmade noodles are the star of the show at Taigu in Middleton

The restaurant’s menu and name are inspired by the Gao family’s hometown of Taigu.

Editor's note: Simply the best

Cancel Friday night fish fry in Wisconsin? Yeah, right.

30 takeout fish fry options in the Madison area, because some traditions don't change.

PHOTOS: Fairchild’s doors open, then forced to close two weeks later

New Monroe Street restaurant offering takeout options during COVID-19 crisis.

Editor's Note: Introducing the Beyond Earth Day special section

Commemorating Earth Day's 50th anniversary in partnership with the Nelson Institute

No, St. Patrick's Day is not canceled.

Yes, most of the events are canceled, but you can still celebrate.

10 wholesome posts to lift your Madisonian spirit

You could say we’re looking on the bright side.

248 places offering delivery, to-go or curbside specials in response to COVID-19

Food purveyors work quickly to offer alternative options during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Campo di Bella invites you to slow down for an Italian experience

Campo di Bella serves multiple-course, locally sourced dinners

Old-fashioned fare at Madison's The Old Fashioned

We shot this issue’s cover at a little Capitol Square tavern you may or may not have heard of before.