Madison Magazine

Twenty-two years and counting for 'Jonathan and Kitty’

The popular Madison morning show radio co-hosts have made the Best of Madison list every year since 2003.

Jonathan Suttin and Kitty Dunn have cohosted their radio show for 22 years this month, in an industry notorious for fast goodbyes and constant change.

Q&A with the Everyday M&K duo

Taryn Pemberton-Schmidt connected with Melissa Oftedahl and Katie Buell via virtual community building.

Taryn Pemberton-Schmidt connected with Melissa Oftedahl and Katie Buell via virtual community building.

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.

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

Mo Cheeks is baking for justice

A former Madison Common Council member’s quarantine hobby rises to a higher cause.

A former Madison Common Council member’s quarantine hobby rises to a higher cause.

How a 'death doula' brought peace to a Madison family

Veterans' advocate and author Doug Bradley enlisted a professional to help his mother die peacefully.

"I miss her dearly but I never thought seeing a loved one go would be like that," says author and veteran's advocate, Doug Bradley. "Peaceful and perfect.”

Where the grass is greener

Can growing awareness of green burials, home funerals and end-of-life doulas unearth a broader conversation about how we could better approach death and dying?

Can growing awareness of green burials, home funerals and end-of-life doulas unearth a broader conversation about how we could better approach death and dying?

Wisconsin’s original green cemetery

More than a decade before the Farley Center was founded,  Selena Fox built one of the nation’s first natural cemeteries.

More than a decade before the Farley Center was founded — and just 20 miles down the road — Selena Fox built one of the nation’s first natural cemeteries.

Roach: A drawer full of masks

If all goes well, there will come a day when we finally tuck our masks away.

Late this morning, the bride and I will hop into the car and drive to Walgreens in Illinois where we will get our first COVID-19 vaccine shot.

Editor's note: Chef of the year

Francesca Hong goes beyond a talent in the kitchen.

It’s never been just about a chef’s talent in the kitchen — which Francesca Hong undoubtedly possesses — that wins them the title. It’s also about a chef’s efforts to make their city a better place for all.

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.

Like a cook who sets up ingredients before service (as the French culinary phrase implies), Francesca Hong is using her food industry experience to prepare for her new role as the Wisconsin State Assembly’s 76th District representative.

Dr. Amanda Preimesberger goes back to her roots

The new Verona direct primary care clinic opens March 1.

rootsMD will be a new Direct Primary Care family medicine clinic in downtown Verona. It’s a move that Dr. Preimesberger makes with mixed emotions.

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.

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

Q&A with author Dantiel Moniz

The UW–Madison MFA alum will appear virtually on Wednesday night to discuss her debut story collection "Milk Blood Heat."

Debut collection "Milk Blood Heat" launched to rave critical reviews, and it's no wonder. Its rhythmic sentences are stitched together with scalding precision.

What's next for a Madison marketing maven?

More than 40 years into her career, Marsha Lindsay is still connecting the dots.

Marketing maven Marsha Lindsay, of venerable agency Lindsay, Stone and Briggs, now focuses on her consulting business, Lindsay Foresight & Stratagem.

What to do in Madison this February

Socially distanced or virtual events for you and the family.

Mask up or pop online to enjoy Madison’s art, food and festival scenes with these distanced or virtual happenings.

Kismet Books becomes Verona's solo indie bookstore

After seeking funding through a GoFundMe campaign last summer, Rye Kimmet opened the bookstore in November.

After seeking funding through a GoFundMe campaign last summer, Rye Kimmet opened the bookstore in November.

Make winter birdwatching your next cold weather hobby

Fly solo or grab your flock and a field guide for your first lesson in winter birdwatching.

In need of a new relaxing activity this winter season? Grab your flock and a field guide for your first lesson in birdwatching.