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.


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.

7 new names in the Madison-area food scene

Newly opened and soon-to-open spots include a State Street tea place, a whole animal butcher shop, a pizza purveyor and more.

Icelandic horses visit area assisted living facilities to spark joy

Cambridge couple are spreading the love with help from their five-horse herd.

Fall in love with these Valentine's Day menus, pairings and specials

Madison chefs, bakers and food purveyors are pulling out all the stops to help you celebrate.

6 things to check out this February

Whether looking to treat your valentine or treat yourself, check out these fun gift ideas.

The next chapter for Cook It Forward

A program fighting food insecurity in Madison with chef-made meals has a slightly new model for 2021 to become a 'permanent fixture.'

Editor's note: History here and now

Living through history gives me a deeper appreciation for people like Levitan, who preserve and retell the true tales, no matter how painful or incredulous.

Your guide to healthier Madison-made drinks

Kombucha, juice, smoothies, oh my!

Dominique Lenaye opens Stoughton’s first Black-owned brick-and-mortar bookstore

Itty Bitty makes a big entrance.

Hatch Art House celebrates a decade with "10"-themed exhibit

Through March 10, "Ten, the Art Show" will feature Wisconsin artists' work inspired by the number 10.

🔥 Too hot for one list: Check out every Hot List from 2020

Browse the in-print versions of Madison Magazine's editors' picks page.

6 Madison things to help you start 2021 on the right foot

Take a look at what our editors are loving this month.

Love is patient, love is postponed

2021 might be the year of the rescheduled wedding.

At-home office overhauls moved to the top of the to-do list

The biggest design trend of 2020 was born out of necessity — people everywhere are giving their home offices a makeover.

Editor's Note: Moving forward into 2021

Forward we trudge into 2021, with gratitude, humanity and hope in our hearts.

Madison's Top Nurses 2020

We pay tribute to courageous and compassionate front line nurses who show up, lead and innovate to care for patients.