Madison Magazine

Madison's voices of resilience

Everything we love about this city has been affected by this virus.

Everything we love about this city has been affected by this virus.

A frontline caregiver stays the course

Life was hectic before COVID-19 for Dr. Amanda Preimesberger, her firefighter husband and their four kids.

Life was hectic before COVID-19 for Dr. Amanda Preimesberger, her firefighter husband and their four kids.

A leader answers the call

Action, encouragement, compassion and trust are only a few of the hallmarks of effective leadership.

Action, encouragement, compassion and trust are only a few of the hallmarks of effective leadership.

An artist exposes art’s value

This shutdown could result in a ‘local, cultural renaissance,’ says Jenie Gao, but basic needs for a side-stepped sector need to come first.

This shutdown could result in a ‘local, cultural renaissance,’ says Jenie Gao, but basic needs for a side-stepped sector need to come first.

A nonprofit founder envisions a new path

The shift from crisis to recovery could present an opportunity to disrupt disparities.

The shift from crisis to recovery could present an opportunity to disrupt disparities.

An editor fights for local journalism

The tough decision to shutter Isthmus sparked a rallying cry to save the alt-weekly.

The tough decision to shutter Isthmus sparked a rallying cry to save the alt-weekly.

Live on King Street concert series moves online

Catch shows from artists like Delta Spirit, Eric Hutchinson and PHOX

Instead of canceling this summer's Live on King Street concert series, organizers have decided to move to streaming concerts on Friday nights.

Madison man Evan Hill wins Pulitzer Prize

West High School graduate now works at the New York Times

“When I was in [Cairo's] Tahrir Square in 2011 is still probably the most amazing thing I’ve ever seen. But catching a Russian war plane in the act of bombing a hospital is right up there,” Evan Hill says.

Who will draw the lines on the Wisconsin political map?

The courts could step in to draw district boundaries if — or when — the governor and Legislature fail to agree on the political map.

The courts could step in to draw district boundaries if — or when — the governor and Legislature fail to agree on the political map.

Jaw-dropping transformation from warehouse to wedding venue

While The Tinsmith’s grand opening will look a little different, the venue, like many others, is taking an inventive approach to the upcoming wedding season in the wake of COVID-19.

The Tinsmith, like many other venues, is taking an inventive approach to the upcoming wedding season in the wake of COVID-19.

Sizable goal in sight for S.O.S. Fund

Final push underway for GoFundMe campaign that has already "exceeded everyone's expectations."

Final push underway for GoFundMe campaign that has already "exceeded everyone's expectations."

The essential role of community gardens

These food production spaces also provide a place for togetherness during a time when we feel furthest apart.

These food production spaces also provide a place for togetherness during a time when we feel furthest apart.

Bourbon: the spirit of America

The Bluegrass State may have started distilling bourbon, but Madison distilleries have created top-notch varieties.

Born and bred in the United States, bourbon has never been more in demand.

Leo Burt, the Unabomber and me

As the 50th anniversary of the bombing of UW–Madison's Sterling Hall approaches, a man remains at large.

The 50th anniversary of the bombing of Sterling Hall on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus is not an anniversary that Madison will celebrate, but it’s a significant milestone, nonetheless. And it contains some unfinished business — one of this city’s most enduring mysteries.