Madison Magazine - September 2021 August 19, 2021 8:55 AM Maija Inveiss Posted: August 19, 2021 8:55 AM by Maija Inveiss FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrint Dining & Drink, Madison Magazine, Top Stories5 locally crafted hard apple ciders Maija Inveiss, As the saying goes, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” and this fall we’re embracing that mantra by sampling hard ciders from local purveyors. City Life, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesAmerican Provenance experiments with success Maggie Ginsberg, From middle school science project to thriving e-commerce company, American Provenance sticks to the formula. Dining & Drink, Madison Magazine, Top Stories8 craft cocktails to try on a night out Aaron R. Conklin, Local purveyors excel at these alcohol-based works of art, which elevate both familiar liquors (gin, whiskey, tequila, etc.) and less familiar aperitifs to new heights City Life, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesMcFee on Main celebrates a shop anniversary and its proprietor’s successful cancer treatments Doug Moe, September marks the five-year anniversary for McFee on Main and Lynn McFee's one-year anniversary of being cancer-free. Home & Lifestyle, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesRenovating couple took their place from demo disaster to dream home Andrea Behling, This renovating couple didn’t feel a spark for this Nakoma fixer-upper until it was already partially gutted. Then they turned it into a house tailor-made for their family. Home & Lifestyle, Madison Magazine, Shopping & Style, Top Stories6 businesses to check out in September Andrea Behling, This month our editors selected local items including Ugly Apple Cafe's marmalade, art bikes, a neon sign business and more. Arts & Culture, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesMadison Youth Arts Center creates a home suited specifically for local kids’ programs Steven Potter, MYArts, the new $29 million, four-story home for 25 to 30 other arts and community outreach groups creates a space for kids for meeting, learning, rehearsing and performing. Dining & Drink, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesDavid Rodriguez is moving onward, upward and in a lot of different directions Hannah Twietmeyer, The Madison entrepreneur has jumped into the driver’s seat of his food truck and let the winds of change, circumstance and opportunity lead the way. City Life, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesDiversity and inclusion should be more than committee buzzwords Kristie Goforth, When Kristie Goforth ran for mayor of Monona, she wasn’t running to make history. She was running to make a difference. Home & Lifestyle, Madison Magazine, Shopping & Style, Top StoriesMaly Vang weaves her Hmong heritage into modern macramé wall art Maija Inveiss, While she creates all sorts of wall hangings and some other macramé accessories, over the past couple years, Vang has become well known for her xauv-inspired pieces. Arts & Culture, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesIn tune with the new normal Michael Muckian, Madison musicians, ensembles and venues tentatively return to live performances hopeful and grateful, but changed. Columns, John Roach, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesRoach: Cheaper by the dozen John Roach, "After wandering in the darkness with the loss of so many, there is now joy in the air. Instead of eulogies and wakes we have weddings, baptisms and puppies galore." Columns, Editor's Note, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesEditor's Note: The stars in my eyes Andrea Behling, A night at Washburn Observatory left me with a newfound appreciation for the starry sky above. City Life, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesSeeing stars in the Madison area Andrea Behling, It’s time to stop looking down at your phone and look up at the stars. Join in on something that welcomes everyone from amateurs to aficionados, and requires little more than clear skies and a curiosity for what’s out there. City Life, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesAmateur astronomers and astrophotographers take a deep dive into space Andrea Behling, Locals astronomers and astrophotographers celebrate and capture the beauty of what can be found in the night sky. City Life, Madison Magazine, Top Stories7 places to stargaze around Madison Andrea Behling, Light pollution is a hindrance to stargazing in Madison, but here are a few spots in the area where you can set up camp for a night of observing. City Life, Madison Magazine, Top StoriesGet out there and stargaze with local events and groups Andrea Behling, Here are nine opportunities to connect in person with like-minded star fanatics in the Madison area.