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Have a fling at one of the area’s many disc golf courses.
Madison has plenty of opportunities for stargazers.
Enjoy the outdoors while shopping locally this summer by keeping tabs on Madison’s street vendors.
Professional weather people could use a couple minutes of your time.
All the way from Nebraska’s Lincoln Children’s Zoo, Betty joined fellow red panda Bandit at the Henry Vilas Zoo last week.
Tell us you’re from Madison without telling us you’re from Madison.
From why they happen to how to get them fixed, we’re giving you the 411 on potholes in Madison.
Brush up on development and civic jargon before construction season peaks in Madison.
From books and movies to STEM kits and energy meters, libraries offer resources to local kids, adults, and educators. Next time you’re checking out a book at your local library, check out what else is available to you.
A Madisonian is finding out what dogs like to watch on TV.
We attended Downtown Madison Inc.'s “What’s Up Downtown?” event to give you the inside scoop on what local leaders have to say about State Street.
Learn about why the City of Madison is getting national recognition for its dedication to the Monarch butterfly community.
The latest on Metro Transit, and how to best navigate and prepare for upcoming changes.
Many shelters have cats and dogs, but what happens to a pig? Or a tiger?
Attend these city meetings to learn more about what’s going on this year in Madison.
We’re commemorating 2023 the best way we know how — highlighting local photos through our 608today Picture of the Year contest.
The holidays are all fun and games, until it’s time to clean up. Here are a few ways to responsibly dispose of any holiday remnants.
The Madison Police Department Mounted Patrol Unit is here to serve
A seat has opened up on Madison’s Common Council, now eligible District 19 residents are invited to apply for the position.
The Madison Reading Project is working to supply that #NewBookFeeling to area kids, here’s how you can help.
Since 2011, Downtown Madison Inc. has released an annual report detailing “timely, objective, and accurate data about downtown Madison.” Take a look at the 2023 report with us to see how the city is evolving as of late.
There are many local organizations trying to eradicate homelessness.
The city is trying to use less salt this winter. We all should.
We passed with flying colors.
There’s nothing quite like winter in Wisconsin. To avoid being fined this year, we’re brushing up on the city’s winter road rules and resources.
The city of Madison has created collectible snow plow baseball cards.
Looking for a fun and active way to give back to the community? Look no further than this year’s Cranksgiving.
Take a look at some of our favorite stories we brought you in 2023 — and learn about how you can keep them coming by supporting 608today with the gift of your membership.
Find out how to dispose of old pumpkins that are turning from porch decor to unsightly decay.
We rounded up a few fast facts about the 2024 Dane County budget that was recently approved by the County Board.
Get in the holiday spirit by volunteering with these local organizations. Whether you’re looking to volunteer solo, with a group, or even just help out online, there are plenty of options to choose from.
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