February 2014

February 2014

In This Issue

The State of Our Schools

The State of Our Schools

With less drama, better data and a determined new superintendent, Madison schools forge ahead

The Warrior Voice

The Warrior Voice

Lilada Gee shares her powerful message of healing with other Black female survivors of sexual assault

Madison’s Best Pizza

Madison’s Best Pizza

From old school to trendy, deep-dish to thin-crust, greasy to gourmet, we dig into Madison's deliciously diverse pizza scene

Departments

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Heart Health

Heart Health

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Dining Out

Wine for Chocolate Lovers

Wine for Chocolate Lovers

Four red wines to pair with the staple Valentine’s treat

Kickstart Your Day at Johnson Public House

Kickstart Your Day at Johnson Public House

The coffee and espresso at this quaint café is some of the best in town

Ice Wine: Wisconsin's Frozen Asset

Ice Wine: Wisconsin's Frozen Asset

Wollersheim Winery’s Philippe Coquard explains the complexity behind this rare wine style

Eclectic Eats on Atwood Avenue

Eclectic Eats on Atwood Avenue

Don't skip this side of town for some of the city's most delicious—and diverse—dining options

Dexter’s Can’t-Miss Fish Fry

Dexter’s Can’t-Miss Fish Fry

The east-side pub also has a wide beer selection and tasty bar snacks

Make Your Own Truffles for a Decadent Gift

Make Your Own Truffles for a Decadent Gift

These chocolate treats are simple enough for even the novice cook to prepare

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Habitat

How to Enjoy Winter Weather in Wisconsin

How to Enjoy Winter Weather in Wisconsin

Instead of cursing the cold, get out there and enjoy it with these wintry activities

How to Make a Terrarium

How to Make a Terrarium

Seven simple steps for creating your own little green world

Rustic Splendor in Baraboo

Rustic Splendor in Baraboo

Natural elements and repurposed goods come together in a couple’s timber frame home

Heart Health

Heart Health

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Madison Business

The W List

The W List

Why the lack of women in top business roles hurts our city’s growth

How Your Business Can Adapt to Digital

How Your Business Can Adapt to Digital

It's not enough to have just a website anymore. Mobile is the future, and the future is now.

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Spotlight

What to Do in February

What to Do in February

The shortest month of the year is packed with entertainment

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Shopping & Style

12 Pieces, 7 Days

12 Pieces, 7 Days

Maximize your wardrobe with these key winter-into-spring pieces that’ll have you looking stylish all week long

Style for All Sizes at z.bella Boutique

Style for All Sizes at z.bella Boutique

The new Middleton store stocks chic clothing and accessories

Five Romantic Trips for Valentine’s Day

Five Romantic Trips for Valentine’s Day

Wisconsin resorts offer everything from a rustic getaway to an indulgent spa weekend

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First Person

A Q&A with Pianist Christopher Taylor

A Q&A with Pianist Christopher Taylor

As a professor of piano and a touring performer, Taylor shares his passion for music here and afar

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Insider

Harmonious Wail’s Unique Kind of Music

Harmonious Wail’s Unique Kind of Music

We take an inside look at Madison’s favorite traveling band

Columns

The W List

The W List

Why the lack of women in top business roles hurts our city’s growth

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Out There

In Celebration of Pizza—the Perfect Food

In Celebration of Pizza—the Perfect Food

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For the Record

From Dogs to Disc Golfers, Everyone Benefits from Our Parks

From Dogs to Disc Golfers, Everyone Benefits from Our Parks

The 12,000 acres that make up the Dane County Parks System deserve support

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