Maija Inveiss

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Maija Inveiss is an associate editor at Madison Magazine. She started as an intern in February 2017 before transitioning into her role as digital content editor for Madison Magazine in June 2017. She’s been an associate editor since January 2021. Maija manages all food and dining coverage for Madison Magazine, along with curating online content, overseeing social media accounts, managing Madison Magazine’s website and newsletters and supervising/writing cover and feature stories. She also writes a monthly print column called “Madison Maker.” Maija graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with degrees in Journalism (reporting and strategic communications) and French in May 2017. Working for the Daily Cardinal, Madison Commons and the Badger Herald, Maija gained experience with feature writing and news coverage. In her free time, Maija celebrates her Latvian heritage by singing and folk dancing with the Milwaukee group Metieniņš.


Progress Center for Black Women to move to Capitol Square

The Progress Center for Black Women, which was founded in 2017, is moving from Fitchburg to the Capitol Square in July. 

Xizhou Xie has excelled at the art of the pour

Xizhou Xie started with acrylic pour art as a hobby, but she soon became overloaded with canvases.

Red Rock Saloon to move to State Street this fall

Red Rock is moving into HopCat's previous location.

'The Generous Home' donates $1.2 million to 15 local nonprofits

Through help from donations of local businesses, the program is able to give funds to local nonproits.

Meep Meepleton's World of Fun takes customers on a trip back in time

The shop, located at 912 Williamson St., opened in early June with a focus on vintage toys and pop culture objects.

Ashley Anderson reels on the water when kayak-fishing

When Ashley Anderson first started kayak-fishing last summer, she was immediately hooked.

Melissa Finkelstein chills on her stand-up paddleboard

Melissa Finkelstein always loved being on the water, but it wasn’t until cabin fever set in months into the pandemic that she bought her own inflatable stand-up paddleboard, or SUP.

Taste of Madison to return to new location after a year hiatus

Taste of Madison Off the Square will be Sept. 4 and Sept. 5.

Sunn Cafe brightens up lunchtime in Mount Horeb

Cindy Curtes and Tasha Peterson opened the lunch-focused spot in 2016.

LIST: 250+ Madison area patios to visit this summer

Patio season is upon us, check out more than 250 in Madison and its surrounding cities.

Local leatherworker handmakes leather goods that last

When he’s not renovating camper vans, Josh Oakes creates wallets, bags, belts and more.

Willy Street Co-op East introduces fresh food robot to make meals, snacks

Willy Street Co-op is the first Madison business to have Sally the Robot.

Dragonfly Hot Yoga launches GoFundMe in hopes of saving its four locations

Dragonfly hopes to raise $400,000 to pay back rent and cover summer expenses.

Interactive experience #FYP Social Studio opens in Wisconsin Dells

#FYP Social Studio is an immersive, photo-focused attraction.

6 local spice companies to elevate your cooking skills

Boring meals begone — add a little spice from local producers to raise any dish from bland to bold.

Meet social artist Borealis

Artist Borealis finds a way to keep creating through the pandemic using secondhand materials.

Taco Local finds a home on Williamson Street

Simple tacos are the key at this food truck concept turned restaurant.

Fete de Marquette canceled for second year due to the coronavirus

The Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center and Willy Street Co-op decided to cancel the event out of caution for attendees and staff members who work the event.

State Street mainstay to close after nearly 50 years

The Pipefitter decided to close following a year of challenges.

Terrace chairs return Wednesday, marking start of 2021 terrace season

Access is limited to UW–Madison students, faculty and staff.

Guide to pairing wine and takeout meals

Square Wine Co. helps match your favorite takeout meals with vino.

Dane County Farmers' Saturday Market starts this weekend

The Saturday market offers walk-up sales along with preorders.

Celebrate Easter with these local sweets and meals

Here's a list of specialty offerings for the weekend.

Meet two thrifty Madison treasure hunters

Two friends revive used clothes with their stylish skill for thrifting.

Four retail shops to celebrate opening in downtown Mt. Horeb

Big things are happening in downtown Mt. Horeb in April with four new businesses.

Madre Yerba’s body products stay true to the purest ingredients

Morena Taylor-Benell creates all-natural body products, earrings, clothing and more.

Excel at the art of doing nothing

Learn how to embrace niksen, a Dutch concept meaning doing nothing and having no plan.

La Taguara creates fare derived from family Venezuelan recipes

Since the pandemic began, Jeykell Badell of La Taguara has been operating in survival mode.

New boutique to open at Hilldale

Waterlilly, originally from Lake Geneva, is opening its second location

Madison nonprofits aim to raise $500,000 during The Big Share

Tuesday marks the seventh annual The Big Share.

A Madison maker's love of the loom

Courtney Cosgriff uses weaving as a creative outlet when she’s not behind the desk at the Waunakee Public Library.

Long-time downtown optical shop moves, cites decline of State Street as cause

After nearly 40 years on State Street, Madison Optometric Center relocated.

Threshold to close, A Room of One's Own to move into its space

After six years on Atwood Avenue, Threshold is set to close March 31.

Local hotels create special offers, experiences for 'Madison Minication'

Destination Madison partners with 17 lodging properties.

Breese Stevens Field to launch socially distanced concert series

Guests can reserve pods for up to four people instead of traditional tickets.

7 local offerings to satisfy your cocoa cravings

Move over, Swiss Miss — local chocolatiers have created elevated renditions of a favorite marshmallowy winter treat.

Overture Center announces lineup in Broadway season

'Hamilton: An American Musical' set to return as the final show of the season.

Jay Kang's woodworking business centers around rescuing

When Jay Kang of Rescued Woodworks 608 says it all started with a dog, he truly means that everything changed once he, his wife and his son adopted a dog.