Editor's note: The best is BACK
Our last Best of Madison issue was sent to the printer on March 8, 2020 — six days later, the world shut down.
The Amys: Call for Award Nominations
Madison Magazine partners with Mike Gannon to spotlight and award local women in honor of Amy and Jocelyn Gannon
2021 Best of Madison Editors' Picks
Our editorial team picked some businesses, initiatives and people that have stood out over the past year.
5 Madison-area locals giving us fit-spiration
Q&As with fitness fanatics who share their 2021 goals, their favorite equipment, post-workout snacks and more.
6 local things our editors love this July
Limoncello, handmade tortillas, a podcast, beauty products and more.
A duo enjoys the perks of luxury apartment living
Whitney Doering and Lincoln Durham are among many young professionals enjoying luxury apartment living in Madison.
Madison menu items that celebrate Pride Month 🌈
Local restaurants and bakeries offering some rainbow-themed goodies, many that support LGBTQ causes
Dineo Dowd heads out on outdoor adventures with her family
Dineo Dowd always comes prepared on a kayak outing.
GALLERY: Madison BCycle's Art Bikes have hit the road
Nonprofits partner with local artists to highlight positive changes in Dane County through artwork on e-bikes
A sneak peek at The Harvey House ahead of its July opening
The restaurant in a former train car and baggage handler's building is likely to become the pinnacle of Madison dining, our editor says.
This year’s 71st annual Parade of Homes will showcase the latest trends
This year’s Parade of Homes will be June 18-27.
The untold story and never-before-seen photos of Nirvana in Madison
Madison Magazine publishes historic account and images that add to the Nirvana archive
The rock star among us
Our creative director used to be an emo/punk rock fixture in Madison and beyond. His ties to the music scene helped bring the Nirvana in Madison story to life.
6 things our editors love this June
Check out what our editors are loving this month.
The Madison Mallards undergo a Ruthian rebrand
The Duck Pond went dark in 2020, but with an updated look and the 2021 season underway, the Madison Mallards are signaling a new start.
Editor's note: It’s about the stories
There’s power in good storytelling, and it’s a responsibility and an honor to get to do it.
6 things our editors love this May
Check out a cookbook, headbands, stained glass and more in this month's Hot List.
Get inspired by three local room redesigns
We came across three bedrooms designed by locals that might spark some inspiration.
Editor's note: Welcome to the ’20s
We aren’t roaring — we’re roaming. And ruminating. And reflecting.
The return of the RV vacation
Vans, big rigs, overland trailers and other tow-behinds are the new “it” way to escape, whisking away couples and families who couldn’t spend a minute longer sheltering at home.
Sarah Puckett and Tim Kubichek started as RV renters
Married couple Sarah Puckett and Tim Kubichek are no strangers to travel.
Campers Melody Fanslau and Craig Butgereit turned into camper van weekend warriors
COVID-19 accelerated their plans to purchase a camper van.
Teardrop campers were the perfect option for the Berry family
Cait Berry spent hours and hours on her computer trying to find the ideal camper for her young family and three dogs.
Travis and Wendy Gavinski bought the 'Cadillac of RVs'
It’s a new, 43-foot, 10th-anniversary-edition Keystone Montana that came out in 2020.
Meet the ‘RV Jedeye’
David Lee used to watch others online having fun on their RV trips and wish that was him.
30 parks with RV rental sites near Madison
Nearly 500 parks in Wisconsin offer rental sites for your RV.
Midwest Adventure Rigs to offer trailers for rent
One size smaller than a camper van is an overland trailer like the one Tyler Marklein just bought.
'Game of Thrones' star signs onto TV adaptation of Madison author's book
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who played Jaime Lannister, will star in and executive produce TV miniseries based on 'The Second Home.'
Chris and Amy Stanford are dauntless DIY-ers
Tackling home renovations doesn’t scare Chris and Amy Stanford, who are giving new life to their 1928 house for their family of six.
Bare Bones Bagels brings new small-batch bagels to town
Former Mermaid Cafe owner opens pop-up operation out of The Harmony Bar and Grill
Drink Wisconsinbly opens storefront in Wisconsin Dells
The Wisconsin-born brand celebrates grand opening at Outlet at The Dells on April 2
5 things our editors love this April
Vintage art, pastry boxes, dried flowers, spices and dog treats are all in our picks.
Local artist wants you to find his 3D-printed mini state Capitols
Ken Fager's has been hiding 'Mini WIs' around town to spread some joy.
Editor's Note: Imperfect hobbyist
Creative intentions do not always equal a Pinterest-perfect product.
Pasture and Plenty's kitchen does it all
It was built for demonstrations, lunch seating, wine dinners, meal kit testing and drag brunches, too.
Getting the keys to a new home during COVID-19
Chris Reece, a meteorologist moonlighting as a real estate agent, is ready to help first-time homebuyers — especially now that he is one himself.
6 Madison things our editors love this month
Lotion bars, chili paste and print of Madison's unique intersections are among March's picks.
Samuel Li knows how to find Madison’s good side
Madison looks magical through Samuel Li’s lens.
Editor's note: Chef of the year
Francesca Hong goes beyond a talent in the kitchen.
Francesca Hong's mise en place
Francesca Hong is using her food industry experience to prepare for her new role as the Wisconsin State Assembly’s 76th District representative.