City Life

Seven tips for managing stress during the pandemic

Our mental health is taking a beating. Here are several ways to regain control and feel better.

The pandemic is taking a toll on our mental health. Fortunately, there are a few easy steps to stay sane (or as sane as possible) in these troubling times.

Madison is home to one of the world’s top virologists

Yoshihiro Kawaoka is studying COVID-19 at his posts at UW–Madison and the University of Tokyo.

The novel coronavirus has upped the stakes for Kawaoka and his teams in Madison and Tokyo, yet life goes on in a pandemic, even for one of the world’s leading virologists

Epic answers (well, answers some) questions

When Marc Eisen set out to write a cover story about Epic Systems Corp., he knew working with the famously insular tech company would be a challenge. But he did get a few questions answered.

When Marc Eisen set out to write a cover story about Epic Systems Corp., he knew working with the famously insular tech company would be a challenge. But he did get a few questions answered.

The Future of Madison's 'Epiconomy'

Our town has hooked its star to the software giant's success. But what happens when founder Judith Faulkner leaves?

Our town has hooked its star to the software giant's success. But what happens when founder Judith Faulkner leaves?

Are we really missing the 'drama' of an in-person convention anyway?

Other than a memorable run-in with Don King and Rudy Giuliani at a past convention, WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross won't miss much about an in-person event as the DNC goes digital this year.

Other than a memorable run-in with Don King and Rudy Giuliani at a past convention, WisPolitics.com Editor JR Ross won't miss much about an in-person event as the DNC goes digital this year.

FoodChain works to make local sourcing easy

FoodChain arrives to connect growers and buyers, then is acquired by the Dohmen Co. Foundation.

FoodChain arrives to connect growers and buyers, then is acquired by the Dohmen Co. Foundation.

The long run for Jill Karofsky

Jill Karofsky’s successful race for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court was the result of determination — hers and that of voters.

Jill Karofsky’s successful race for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court was the result of determination — hers and that of voters.

Twisted Grounds offers coffee and community amid pandemic

The shop’s high ceilings, wing-back chairs and relaxed sitting area gives it the cozy feeling the owner hoped to create. 

Despite COVID-19 restrictions, owner Abby Padlock said she was impressed by strong community support for her new small business, Twisted Grounds.