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Although ground has yet to be broken, the primary parties involved in the latest effort to develop the Union Corners site hope and expect to reach a formal agreement in the coming weeks. The city of Madison, now the landowner of the 11.4 acre site at the corner of East Washington Avenue and Milwaukee Street, and Gorman ' Company, the developer chosen by the city's special Union Corners Committee last November, are still working out the financial details of the project.
7 hours 8 min ago
Madison already has many choirs -- student ones, church ones, community ones -- so one would think it does not desperately need another. But the Madison Choral Project really is something new and different, as revealed in its inaugural concert at Luther Memorial Church on Saturday evening.
7 hours 55 min ago
Do you have too many places to go to get away from it all? The tea party Republicans who run the Wisconsin legislature think so. Last week, the GOP-controlled Legislature's Joint Finance Committee slashed funding for the state's Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship Program for the second time in two budgets.
9 hours 27 min ago
The Madison Alcohol License Review Committee will meet Wednesday, May 22, at 5:30 p.m. As detailed in its agenda, here are some of the new establishments seeking licenses and other key orders of business.
15 hours 49 min ago
Today's image titled âEveryone's a Star on State Streetâ was photographed by Peter Patau.
Mon, 05/20/2013 - 12:00am
It's the last week before the summer season opens, and the holiday weekend starts early with the good cause of protecting vulnerable children at Dane County CASA's Stand Up and Sing! For Kids! fundraiser at the High Noon Saloon. The calendar also includes...
Sun, 05/19/2013 - 8:00am
John Mellencamp may be my favorite songwriter and performer to come to prominence in the 1980s. Along with much popular success over the years since his 1982 blockbuster album American Fool, he's gradually also come to enjoy quite a bit of positive critical regard. But I'd still argue his body of work as a whole is underrated by many.
Sun, 05/19/2013 - 7:16am
When I saw B.B. King a couple decades ago, he and his band rolled into Madison as an all-conquering blues machine. King's electric guitar was piercing, his singing passionate. He paced the concert like a master showman, with the goal of driving the crowd mad. He more than lived up to his legend as one of the greatest blues artists of all time.
Sat, 05/18/2013 - 8:04am
What could prove to be one of the most important trials of the decade begins in Baraboo on Monday, May 20. Sauk County dairy farmer Vernon Hershberger is charged with illegally selling raw milk. The trial will set precedent for whether individuals can enter into private food exchanges with each other, choosing for themselves what food they purchase, or whether such exchanges will be regulated -- or even forbidden -- by the state.
Fri, 05/17/2013 - 4:17pm
This summer's characteristically diverse music slate at Memorial Union Terrace will feature stellar rappers El-P and Killer Mike, electronic musician Maxmillion Dunbar, and even a respectable showing from Madison-based acts.
Fri, 05/17/2013 - 2:00pm
It's certainly shaping up to be a good summer for new hoppy beers -- over the last couple of months, we've seen the introduction of Capital Brewery's Mutiny and Capsized, Hinterland's White Cap IPA, Central Waters Hop Rise, Karben4's Fantasy Factory and Vintage Brewing's Square Pig. Now joining that list is Furthermore with its Full Thicket Double IPA.
Fri, 05/17/2013 - 12:06pm
When I go around giving speeches about bikes and cities, I make two simple points. The first is that bikes are about freedom of transportation choice. And the second point is that bikes are good for you as a citizen even if you don't ride them yourself. I covered the first point yesterday, so to finish up Bike to Work Week, I'd like to close with this final thought about bikes and cities.
Fri, 05/17/2013 - 9:23am
Andy Downing arrived at The Capital Times a music writer in 2011. He left last week as a "features reporter with music emphasis." His departure only deepens the uncertainty about what Capital Newspapers hopes to accomplish with its changing approach to arts and entertainment coverage.
Fri, 05/17/2013 - 7:00am
Today's image titled âCapybaraâ was photographed by Robin Schmidt.
Fri, 05/17/2013 - 12:00am
Here we go! The four months of outdoor fun that are Dane County's summer festival season commences this weekend with Fitchburg Days, Syttende Mai and the WORT Block Party. The calendar also includes...
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 2:43pm
Developers revealed the first drafts of a proposal Wednesday that would tear down four houses on North Webster Street for the construction of a five-floor apartment building. Some of the 25 people who attended the neighborhood meeting were critical of the project, due its close proximity to the Robert M. Lamp House, a National Register of Historic Places landmark designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 2:13pm
I apologize in advance if this post is a little less than well thought through. I'm exhausted from this past weekend, when, for the first time in almost three years, my entire extended family descended on the near west side of Madison -- in order to celebrate my younger son's Bar Mitzvah.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 1:49pm
Make Music Madison sounds like fun. It's a mini-festival where local people perform at pop-up venues on Friday, June 21. It's part of a larger event that involves more than 500 cities around the world, so participating could help put Madison on the map. But it's been hard to tell if locals are aware of the event and intend to participate.
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 12:35pm
The Pondamonium music festival won't return to the Duck Pond in 2013, according to Madison Mallards president Vern Stenman. The event's website indicates that "more information on Pondomonium 2013 [is] to be released in January," but that clearly hasn't happened.
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