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From cleaning out your closet to caring for your new threads, here are a few sustainable practices you can implement in your wardrobe routine.
We asked, and you answered. “Top Chef” is coming to Madison and our readers have plenty of ideas for what Season 21 should feature.
Whether you want to learn a new skill or spend a casual day on the lake, Madison has plenty to offer when it comes to water activities.
Take a tour of the world, right here in Madison at these restaurants serving up international cuisine.
Get involved with the community by using poetry to educate and activate locals. Nominate yourself or someone else to be the city’s next Poet Laureate.
Eat and Drink
Name a more iconic duo than cheese curds and ranch — we’ll wait. Today, we’re making Madison’s favorite appetizer, in the comfort of our home.
Spend Labor Day weekend at the city’s biggest food event of the year. The Taste of Madison will host dozens of food vendors and live music performances this Saturday and Sunday.
Learn what it means to be sober curious, the current popularity of non-alcoholic beverages, and where you can enjoy a mocktail in Madison.
Travel and Outdoors
Prepare for fall weather in Madison with these seasonal temperature and precipitation outlooks.
Keep local love growing with local plants.
From cooling centers to splash parks, we’re laying out a few local spots where Madisonians can catch a break from the heat wave.
Destination Madison introduces Madison by Bike, its new free biking program.
Real Estate
Come with us to the Madison Public Market open house. We’re talking layout, timeline, and vendors.
Didn’t get your security deposit? A tenant isn’t paying rent? We’re checking out what tenant and renter resources the City of Madison has to offer to locals.
Lakeside homes are the crown jewel of Madison real estate. Check out a few 608 hot homes that are currently on the market.
Ready to find your own Dreamhouse? Check out a few local homes on the market that are Barbie-approved.
Learn about why new area codes are being implemented in Wisconsin and what it means for Madisonians with 608 phone numbers.
Hey Madison, are you registered to vote? If not, get in the National Voter Registration Day spirit by registering online, in person, or by mail.
Learn more about Madison’s 2024 Capital Budget, and attend upcoming city meetings to give your two cents on the matter.
We asked, you answered. Here are some pieces of advice that our readers have for freshmen at UW-Madison.

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