Doug Moe

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Doug Moe writes an online column titled “Doug Moe’s Madison” for Madison Magazine.

In this column series, which started running January 2016, Moe writes about interesting people, places and things in Madison.

Moe is a former columnist for the Capital Times and the Wisconsin State Journal, and former editor of Madison Magazine.

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Podcast traces ink in Maraniss blood

Daughter draws stories out of Pulitzer Prize-winning father

Isthmus closes but memories remain

A writer for the weekly looks back, hopes for a return

The birth of the Brewers

Chris Zantow writes authoritative book on the return of Major League baseball to Milwaukee

Checking in with adventure author Jim Campbell

Books, a TV show and a search for a downed WWII plane

In archery, Oregon's James Lutz is on top of the world

Lutz competed in the 2019 Hyundai World Archery Championships

'Rate the beef and drink the beer'

Burger Night Out group makes 150th stop over 15 years

Dane County’s Field of Dreams

Meet Bill Schultz, the man looking to build a local Miracle League field

Badger hockey’s No. 1 fan

Seven-year-old Jaxton Ernst can’t get enough

The battle for the legitimacy of women’s sports was waged here

Current popularity of women’s intercollegiate athletics may be due to pioneers at UW–Madison

Tara Pizer, a former Miss Madison pageant contestant, now runs the show

Pizer is believed to be the first former contestant in her position

Book of short stories first in 50 years for Blue Mounds writer

The devil and Dennis Chandler

49ers tight end George Kittle born on a game day in Madison

His expectant parents got stuck in traffic en route to the hospital

Madison Chocolate Co. wins over a culinary legend

Alice Waters find her passion — in MCC’s Passion Fruit Caramel

Wendy Bucci, daughter of MAD magazine founder, calls Madison home

William M. Gaines, her father, got a kick out of his daughter's adopted home

Jeff Nania restores wetlands, writes mysteries

'Spider Lake’ is Madisonian's newest novel

Ken Kopp brings a taste of the Carribean to Monroe Street

Lorraine’s Restaurant to replace New Orleans Take-Out

Pie ‘n Burger still a must stop for the Rose Bowl bound

Pasadena diner remains unchanged, great

Garth Beyer crafts his dream on Monroe Street

Beer-loving entrepreneur to open a beer bar

From Madison to Hollywood: Waunakee's Mike Moh set to star in Quentin Tarantino film

"Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" opens in July