Madison Magazine

Madison’s Isaac Scott is a photographer now

Current issue of The New Yorker features protest photos taken by West High School graduate.

Seven of Isaac Scott's breathtaking black and white images taken at protests in Philadelphia are spread across 14 pages in the June 22 issue of The New Yorker magazine, which includes other stories related to George Floyd and social justice.

The ripple effect of JFK in Madison

Sixty years ago, Sen. John F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign drew huge crowds and dramatically altered local politics.

Sixty years ago, Sen. John F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign drew huge crowds and dramatically altered local politics.

A gripping first novel from Innocence Project’s Steven Wright

‘The Coyotes of Carthage’ draws on UW law professor’s experience.

Steven Wright’s first novel, “The Coyotes of Carthage,” is informed by the five years the author spent doing voting rights litigation for the United States Department of Justice.

8 Madison patios and "streateries" set up for outdoor dining

Restaurants expand seating options while operating capacity is at 50%

In an effort to provide aid to recovering businesses, the City of Madison created the “Streatery” Restaurant Recovery Program, which temporarily allows restaurants to expand outdoor dining onto the public sidewalks, on-street parking areas or in privately owned parking lots through an administrative approval process.

Roach: Shelter from the storm

In times of turmoil, it is difficult to see the full story. But then it hits you: The chaos is the story.

In times of turmoil, it is difficult to see the full story. But then it hits you: The chaos is the story.

Why we're capitalizing the B in Black

National Association of Black Journalists updates its style guide, and we are, too.

National Association of Black Journalists updates its style guide, and we are, too.

Heinen: Stress unrelieved

When George Floyd was killed, the word “stress” took on new significance.

COVID-19 opened our eyes to stresses too long obscured by a distracted society.

Ways we cope with stress during COVID-19

We’ve found big and small ways to cope in quarantine.

At the same time, stress, grief and fear have crept into our everyday lives, making our mental health just as vulnerable.

A different kind of stress

Being Black in America is not only hazardous to our health, but can be a death sentence for some.

Being Black in America is not only hazardous to our health, but can be a death sentence for some.

Bake the stress away

Measured predictability might be why you’re seeing so many banana breads and sourdough loaves on your social feeds.

During a health crisis where so much is unknown and uncontrollable, an activity like baking allows us to manipulate variables to control the outcome.

A wedding in quarantine

Getting a Zoom invite to your friends’ wedding to be held on April 1 sounds like an April Fools’ Day joke.

Getting a Zoom invite to your friends’ wedding to be held on April 1 sounds like an April Fools’ Day joke.

The Jacques Pépin in us all

Our inner home cook has been forced out of the woodwork by quarantine.

Our inner home cook has been forced out of the woodwork by quarantine.

Dogs we love on Instagram

Get a canine pick-me-up online

If you don’t have a dog at home and need a canine pick-me-up, check out these Instagram accounts featuring local pups you can admire from a distance.

Were more pets adopted due to quarantine?

While some area pet shelters reported adoption increases during quarantine, others report lower numbers due to fewer furry friends available for adoption.

While some area pet shelters reported adoption increases during quarantine, others report lower numbers due to fewer furry friends available for adoption.

Editor's note: blinding light of privilege

"COVID-19 turned our world upside down, but the breaking point of George Floyd’s death made it clear that the world was already upside down for many."

I often have to squint through the blinding light of my own white privilege.

Curbside pop-up replaces in-person Madison Vegan Fest

Pre-order by Thursday and pick up your vegan eats this Saturday

The original plans for Madison Vegan Fest are canceled, but you can still celebrate veganism, animal rights and environmentally friendly eats at a curb-side pop-up this Saturday.

10 ways to celebrate Juneteenth this week in Madison

This year includes a broad range of events that celebrate, educate, and inspire activism in the cause of freedom and justice.

This year includes a broad range of events that celebrate, educate, and inspire activism in the cause of freedom and justice.

A fond farewell to Bill and Bobbie Malone

The much admired authors and musicians are returning to their home state of Texas.

Bill and Bobbie Malone are basically inseparable. They play music together and after her 2011 retirement from the Wisconsin Historical Society, Bobbie helped with “Back to the Country,” Bill's Wednesday morning program on WORT-FM.