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by Megan Duncan | 11/07/2017 - 12:43pm

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More than 400 people attended Madison’s first game development conference, and the group hopes to grow larger in the next year. 

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by Megan Duncan | 11/01/2017 - 3:22pm

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After the Roman Catholic bishop overseeing the Madison area last week issued guidance that suggested some gay people could be denied funeral rites, the community is circulating a national-attention-getting petition to have the bishop removed

by Logan Garcia | 10/26/2017 - 2:05pm

 At Willy Street Co-op East, Patricia Nicholes of Blue Mounds provides product samples from her business, Cress Springs Body Care, as part of the co-op’s Retail Ready Lab program (Logan Garcia/Madison Commons).At Willy Street Co-op East, Patricia Nicholes of Blue Mounds provides product samples from her business, Cress Springs Body Care, as part of the co-op’s Retail Ready Lab program (Logan Garcia/Madison Commons).

Willy Street Co-op launched a program in September to help small businesses market and improve their products.

by Meredith Metzler | 09/21/2017 - 3:52pm

Losing the Oscar Mayer plant in Madison reflected the general trend of declining manufacturing jobs. But being part of a national trend doesn’t change the reality for the company’s employees and the city.

Madison Commons is proud to introduce After Oscars, an in-depth multimedia project examining the local impact of the plant’s closure. 

by Gretchen Christensen | 08/04/2017 - 10:00am

If you only read one local news story this week, it should be this one about a Madison bakery that will be affected by Kwik Trip’s buy-outs of PDQs.

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by Christopher Lueneburg | 07/21/2017 - 9:50am

 

A public hearing on the proposed bus stop changes on Monroe Street was held last Wednesday evening in front of the Transit and Parking Commission, giving community members an opportunity to voice their opinions.

The hearing was called to gauge public concern about Metro’s proposal to consolidate and shift the bus stops along Monroe Street, resulting in a reduction of 6 stops along the corridor.

by Madison Area Bu... | 07/17/2017 - 11:34am

At least as far back as ancient Greece and its Agora, democratic assembly occurred in open public space. People gathered at the Agora to shop, talk, make friendships, relax and refresh. What has that got to do with using the bus in Madison? 

Lots. Because in the last half century, shopping centers have separated the commercial from the noncommercial reasons for congregating and also at least passively separated bus riders from the rest of the public. Is it time for a change?

by Samantha Loomis | 07/10/2017 - 9:10am

FoodShare recipients can now reap the benefits of Willy Street Co-op’s Double Dollars program year-round.

The Double Dollars program is designed to create greater access to fresh and healthy food for Madison’s FoodShare recipients.

by Michael Mirer | 08/03/2015 - 9:29am

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by Aparna Vidyasagar | 03/05/2015 - 5:29pm

Building custom furniture is like solving a puzzle