Madison Magazine

Garbage seeks to unclutter chaotic world on new album

Q&A with Duke Erikson — guitarist for the alt-rock band that formed in Madison — about 'No Gods No Masters' album that dropped June 11

Since forming in Madison in 1993, the alt-rockers of Garbage have rarely shied away from ambitiously pushing their sonic boundaries or speaking their mind. Singer Shirley Manson is poignant and honest in her lyrics and tells it like it is.…

Guide to Madison's paddle city

Whether you’re snaking the Yahara River, floating on Cherokee Marsh or touring Governor's Island, Madison looks better when viewed from the water.

Whether you’re snaking the Yahara River, floating on Cherokee Marsh or touring Governor's Island, Madison looks better when viewed from the water.

Timothy Bauer paddles for miles upon moonlit miles

Despite growing up near the Atlantic Ocean and feeling naturally drawn to water, Timothy Bauer didn’t fall in love with paddling until five years after he moved to Madison.

Despite growing up near the Atlantic Ocean and feeling naturally drawn to water, Timothy Bauer didn’t fall in love with paddling until five years after he moved to Madison.

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.

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.

5 local rivers to run

Recommendations from Timothy Bauer, author of “Canoeing & Kayaking South Central Wisconsin: 60 Paddling Adventures Within 60 Miles of Madison,” as told to Maggie Ginsberg.

Recommendations from Timothy Bauer, author of “Canoeing & Kayaking South Central Wisconsin: 60 Paddling Adventures Within 60 Miles of Madison,” as told to Maggie Ginsberg.

Where and how to celebrate Juneteenth this year

This American holiday deserves more attention, even if there is still much anti-racist work to be done.

Let’s celebrate how far we have come with a commemoration of Black food, music, art and culture, while continuing to put in work.

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

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.

The restaurant in a former train car and baggage handler's building is likely to become the pinnacle of Madison dining, our editor says.

Float into summer with the Yid Vicious Paddle Party

Bring your own boat and join the band as they play klezmer tunes from a pontoon for Make Music Madison day on June 21.

Bring your own boat and join the band as they play klezmer tunes from a pontoon for Make Music Madison day on June 21.

Hard-won battles for new UW Athletic Hall of Fame inductee

Tamara Flarup enjoyed a 40-year career in communications at UW Athletics and a front row seat for the rise of women's sports.

She earned her spot after a 40-year career at UW Athletics, but the early days weren't easy for women in sports.

Cool off this summer with ice cream and a view

These local spots serve up the Dairy State's favorite frozen treat with gorgeous outdoor views included.

Venture outside your typical frozen go-to spots and try one of these area ice cream shops with scenery on the side.

With expansion plans, WiscoBoxes digs into Mount Horeb for good

The four-year-old e-commerce gift box company is adding 2,000 square feet to its headquarters in time for the busy holiday season.

The four-year-old e-commerce gift box company is adding 2,000 square feet to its headquarters in time for the busy holiday season.