Parks & Recreation

 

by Lauren Faust | 11/08/2017 - 11:36am

(Photo courtesy of Girls on the Run South Central Wisconsin)(Photo courtesy of Girls on the Run South Central Wisconsin)

“Keep going, you’re doing great. Don’t give up!”

These are the words of 5th grader Holly Kurian, who is cheering on her friends from the sidelines of a Girls on the Run practice on a beautiful sunny day at Randall Elementary School. Kurian is a runner with Girls on the Run, a program that builds self-confidence and leadership skills in young women. She enjoys every minute of it.

by Aaron Hathaway | 10/20/2017 - 2:29pm

Aerial view of the Edgewater Hotel with its concert patio on the right (Aaron Hathaway/Madison Commons)Aerial view of the Edgewater Hotel with its concert patio on the right (Aaron Hathaway/Madison Commons)

Residents of Madison's Mansion Hill neighborhood remain concerned over noise disruptions following last week's approval of an entertainment license for the Edgewater Hotel.

by Aaron Hathaway | 10/16/2017 - 10:51am

Looking West along Atwood Ave. toward Olbrich Botanical Gardens with Starkweather Creek in the foreground (Aaron Hathaway/Madison Commons)Looking West along Atwood Ave. toward Olbrich Botanical Gardens with Starkweather Creek in the foreground (Aaron Hathaway/Madison Commons)

A planned reconstruction project for Madison's Atwood Avenue has sparked conversation among East Side residents, who see the initiative as an opportunity to improve safety conditions for pedestrians and cyclists.

by Samantha Loomis | 08/21/2017 - 11:16am

  

In an effort to grow economic vitality and create strong, safe neighborhoods on the southeast side of Madison, the City of Madison is seeking to uplift the Cottage Grove Road Corridor that has underwent major changes over the last few years.

by Simpson Street Free Press | 07/17/2017 - 2:27pm

This story originally appeared in the Simpsons Street Free Press. It was written by Kadjata Bah, 12.

Estas noticias orginalmente aparecieron en el Simposons Street Free Press, por Kadjata Bah, 12. Una version en español se peude encotnrar aqui.

  

by Franco Latona | 06/03/2015 - 1:00am

Program trains health ambassadors to spread the word about healthy living

by Karen Hess | 03/26/2015 - 1:49pm

Fit Youth Initiative works physical activity into afterschool programs

by Michael Tews | 11/14/2013 - 10:57am

Collaborative effort seeks to preserve city's parks and other natural spaces

by Kait Vosswinkel | 09/10/2013 - 10:12am

Madison turned out to watch triathletes test themselves