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Hot chocolate spheres? They’re the bomb.

Where to purchase your own hot cocoa bombs in and near Madison.

A sphere of chocolate thick enough to hold its weight, but thin enough to melt, cocoa bombs put a spin on your typical mug of hot chocolate.

Green jobs could light the way in a post-pandemic economy

Before the COVID-19 crisis, clean energy jobs were growing one and a half times faster than overall employment in Wisconsin.

Before the COVID-19 crisis, clean energy jobs were growing one and a half times faster than overall employment in Wisconsin.

Love is patient, love is postponed

2021 might be the year of the rescheduled wedding.

After what became an extended off season for engaged couples and vendors alike, 2021 might be the year of the rescheduled wedding.

GALLERY: Top photos of 2020

Take a look at some of Madison Magazine staff member's favorite photos over the past year.

Take a look at some of Madison Magazine staff member's favorite photos over the past year.

Top 10 Madison Magazine articles of 2020

As we turn the page into a new year, we wanted to share some of our favorite stories from 2020.

As we turn the page into a new year, we wanted to share some of our favorite stories from 2020.

TELL US: Share your New Year's Resolution!

2020 has been an unprecedented year for us all. Share what you're looking forward to in 2021!

2020 has been an unprecedented year for us all. Now is the time to move forward with high hopes for the year to come.

At-home office overhauls moved to the top of the to-do list

The biggest design trend of 2020 was born out of necessity — people everywhere are giving their home offices a makeover.

The biggest design trend of 2020 was born out of necessity — people everywhere are giving their home offices a makeover.

Carlton Jenkins is up for the challenge

As the new superintendent of the Madison Metropolitan School District, Carlton Jenkins’ career comes full circle.

As the new superintendent of the Madison Metropolitan School District, Carlton Jenkins’ career comes full circle.

Snowshoe your way through Madison’s parks

Snowshoeing is easy, quiet and relatively safe compared to most of our state’s favorite frozen pastimes, so let's clip in.

Snowshoeing is easy, quiet and relatively safe compared to most of our state’s favorite frozen pastimes, so let's clip in.

New local cinnamon whiskey donates all proceeds to Wisconsin charity

Dave's Fave is a partnership between Dave Jones Inc. and Yahara Bay Distillers.

While you typically wouldn't expect a mechanical subcontractor to release a whiskey, Dave Jones Inc. in Madison partnered with Fitchburg's Yahara Bay Distillers to come up with whiskey for a cause.

Madison’s Mar-a-Lago Connection

Before it became Trump's Florida resort, Mar-a-Lago was a home for Marjorie Merriweather Post and her Wisconsin-born husband.

News reports of President Donald Trump’s plan to spend the holidays at Mar-a-Lago, his Florida resort, reminded me of something Hanns Kuttner mentioned when I profiled him several years ago in Madison Magazine.

Tattoo artists say studios have doubled down on COVID-19 precautions

With appointments, questionnaires and increased sanitation, tattoo shops hope to continue as normally as possible.

Lost Lakes and giige require clients to make appointments to be tattooed, and customers must also answer questions 48 hours in advance about their possible exposure to anyone infected with the coronavirus.

Lumoli Co built an of-the-moment business

Molly Green shares her polymer clay earrings through TikTok.

Starting a jewelry business wasn’t the plan when Molly Green picked up polymer clay jewelry as a hobby in January 2020.