On this week's political podcast, Milfred and Hands tout a big idea for Street Street and interview Downtown booster Jason Ilstrup. Street musician Art Paul Schlosser makes a cameo appearance, playing guitar.
A small crowd Downtown Saturday morning before the race was called turned into hundreds of people honking horns, cheering and waving signs after Biden was declared the winner, while some Trump supporters turned out in protest.
These include a $750,000 program to support diverse and traditionally underrepresented small business owners and entrepreneurs and allocating $60,000 for downtown recovery funds.
The proposal under discussion would alter the scope of an existing grant program for facade improvement to include a recovery component for small, independently owned downtown businesses.
The committee also recommended to end a contract with the Madison Metropolitan School District to provide School Resource Officers in four high schools and create a $500,000 Commercial Ownership Assistance program.
After demonstrators against racial injustice toppled the “Forward” and Hans Christian Heg statues last Tuesday at Capitol Square, community members have grappled with whether the art should be restored or replaced entirely.
Demonstrations started in Madison last Saturday and have continued each day since. Spurred by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody on May 25, the protests have become part of a rising swell of anguish.
The list is not comprehensive, as police continue to use video and other evidence to investigate crimes committed over the three nights.
On the fifth night of demonstrations in Downtown Madison, hundreds gathered at the top of State Street to celebrate and remember unarmed black people killed by police officers.
Peaceful protests calling for justice for George Floyd, the Minneapolis man who was killed in police custody, were marred by rioting and looti…
Overture is set to announce its 2020-21 season, including seven shows in its Broadway series, on Monday, April 13, at 7 p.m. on Facebook Live. The organization had to cancel over 80 shows this spring due to the coronavirus.
Improperly discarded smoking materials caused a Feb. 6 fire Downtown that displaced 7 people, the Madison Fire Department reported.
None of the seven residents of the residential building on the 100 block of North Franklin Street were home at the time of the fire, but the Madison Fire Department did find and rescue a dog from inside one of the three apartments.
Paul Schwoerer grew up in Madison but learned his dumpling-making craft in Alaska.
About 15 people were physically fighting in a restaurant, and Sgt. Nate Becker said he saw some 200 people had gathered outside looking on.
The parking-protected bike lane on North Bassett Steet uses parked cars to create a barrier between bikers and the driving lane.
Study doesn't find similar effect on fire and emergency services, rejects special fee to cover increased police costs.
As part of the ninth annual Wisconsin Science Festival, which runs Thursday through Sunday, "Science on the Square" returns to Downtown Madison with a collection of events for the Friday night crowd.
The girl had the "presence of mind to have that vibe and have that feeling and to remember and hearken back to those parental instructions," Madison Police Chief Mike Koval said.
Impression and anecdote aside, police data show problems at the top of State Street follow well-worn patterns.
“Our ultimate goal when businesses start popping up, is that (accessibility) won't be an afterthought,” Disability Rights Commission chair Bella Sobah.
Most restaurants and shops on the lower half of State Street, closer to the UW-Madison campus, were spared the inconvenience of an outage. But businesses nearer the Capitol weren't so lucky.