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 Madison Magazine favorites in October

Check out a prebiotic drink, massive stuffed cookies, resin decor, hot sauce and more.

Editor's Note: PSL, please

I like pumpkin spice lattes and a lot of other “basic” fall things, and I do not care what comedian Bo Burnham thinks about it.

The great home update

Step inside a few area homes that might spark an idea.

A modern couple refreshes a Sun Prairie home built in 1894

Ryan and Chloe Homan ended up with was a farmhouse that was surrounded by not one, but nearly seven acres of land in Sun Prairie.

Renovating couple took their place from demo disaster to dream home

This renovating couple didn’t feel a spark for this Nakoma fixer-upper until it was already partially gutted. Then they turned it into a house tailor-made for their family.

6 businesses to check out in September

This month our editors selected local items including Ugly Apple Cafe's marmalade, art bikes, a neon sign business and more.

Editor's Note: The stars in my eyes

A night at Washburn Observatory left me with a newfound appreciation for the starry sky above.

Seeing stars in the Madison area

It’s time to stop looking down at your phone and look up at the stars.

Amateur astronomers and astrophotographers take a deep dive into space

Locals celebrate and capture the beauty of what can be found in the night sky.

7 places to stargaze around Madison

Light pollution is a hindrance to stargazing in Madison, but here are a few spots in the area where you can set up camp for a night of observing.

Get out there and stargaze with local events and groups

Here are nine opportunities to connect in person with like-minded star fanatics in the Madison area.

Cherry-pick design elements from this town of Westport home’s bathroom for your next project

The bar has risen in bathroom design in recent years, and this town of Westport home showcases recent trends and rules that were just waiting to be broken.

6 local things our editors love this August

Nonalcoholic beer, a new book, vegan conchitas, espresso lemonade and more in this month's hot list.

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.