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Best of Madison 2021 Winners

When 2020 handed out lemons, they gave us their best.

When 2020 handed out lemons, this year's winners gave us their best. This year we honor 458 businesses in our readers’ poll and 13 awards from our editors.

Editor's note: It’s about the stories

There’s power in good storytelling, and it’s a responsibility and an honor to get to do it.

There’s power in good storytelling, and it’s a responsibility and an honor to get to do it.

Oscars tackle the serious without losing the fun

"The Shape of Water" floated to the top as best picture at the 90th annual Academy Awards, bringing a suspenseful close to an awards season punctuated by the sexual-harassment scandals that have roiled Hollywood.