Madison Magazine

Q&A with Wisconsin native Melissa Faliveno, author of 'Tomboyland'

The debut essay collection was named a Best Book of 2020 by NPR, New York Public Library and O, the Oprah Magazine.

"It was ten years in the making," Faliveno says of her debut collection, a Best Book of 2020 pick by NPR, New York Public Library and O, the Oprah Magazine.

Madison made civil rights history in 1963 by adopting the first fair housing ordinance in the state

Thanks to a conservative white mayor, two forceful Black leaders, two pioneering women, a helpful city attorney, strong support from both city newspapers and a vast citizens’ support network, Madison made civil rights history in 1963 by adopting the state’s first open housing ordinance.

Thanks to a conservative white mayor, two forceful Black leaders, two pioneering women, a helpful city attorney, strong support from both city newspapers and a vast citizens’ support network, Madison made civil rights history in 1963 by adopting the state’s first open housing ordinance.

Enjoy a meal or drinks in a cozy outdoor dining globe

Heat lamps, fire pits and plastic domes are expanding options for outdoor dining this winter.

If you had asked me last February if I would like to dine outdoors during the snowy peak of a Wisconsin winter, I would have responded with, “But, why?”

The next chapter for Cook It Forward

A program fighting food insecurity in Madison with chef-made meals has a slightly new model for 2021 to become a 'permanent fixture.'

A program fighting food insecurity in Madison with chef-made meals has a slightly new model for 2021 to become a 'permanent fixture.'

Jay Kang's woodworking business centers around rescuing

When Jay Kang of Rescued Woodworks 608 says it all started with a dog, he truly means that everything changed once he, his wife and his son adopted a dog.

When Jay Kang of Rescued Woodworks 608 says it all started with a dog, he truly means that everything changed once he, his wife and his son adopted a dog.

Building on the South Park Street economic development hub

As an urban planner by training and heart, Ruben Anthony knows development is a good thing. But not all development is created equal.

As an urban planner by training and heart, Ruben Anthony knows development is a good thing. But not all development is created equal.

Grab some Wet Wipes, it's Wing Week

EatStreet hosts a saucy local competition to deliver more than 40 styles of wings and a charitable bonus

Sad Green Bay Packers fans may want to drown their sorrows in hot sauce between now and Super Bowl Sunday with EatStreet’s Wing Week competition.

SHARE: Post your Madison in the snow pictures

It's a snowy day today in the Madison area! Share your pictures and tell us how you plan to enjoy the snowy weather.

It's a snowy day today in the Madison area! Share your pictures and tell us how you plan to enjoy the snowy weather.

Editor's note: History here and now

Living through history gives me a deeper appreciation for people like Levitan, who preserve and retell the true tales, no matter how painful or incredulous.

Living through history gives me a deeper appreciation for people like Levitan, who preserve and retell the true tales, no matter how painful or incredulous.

Roach: Knock it off!

'Assuming there are no further coup attempts, a new chapter for America has begun.'

Assuming there are no further coup attempts, a new chapter for America has begun.

Finding love despite the difficulties of dating during a pandemic

Two new local couples call themselves lucky — “If we hadn't gone on that immediate first date, we probably never would have because the world shut down a couple of days later."

Two new local couples call themselves lucky — “If we hadn't gone on that immediate first date, we probably never would have because the world shut down a couple of days later."

Madison's meals for the modifiers

Whether you’re sticking to plant-based cuisine, avoiding gluten, cutting out dairy or trying to live a healthier lifestyle in 2021, this is your go-to guide to alternative eating in the city.

Whether you’re sticking to plant-based cuisine, avoiding gluten, cutting out dairy or trying to live a healthier lifestyle in 2021, this is your go-to guide to alternative eating in the city.

Your guide to vegan meals in Madison

Cutting out animal products has become easier than ever with ample alternatives.

Cutting out animal products has become easier than ever with ample alternatives.