January 2012

January 2012

In This Issue

Burger Madness Hits Madison!

Burger Madness Hits Madison!

Our online poll pits dive-bar, highbrow and quintessential Madison specials—all in a battle of the beef (or veggie) contest

Best of Madison Business 2012: Poised to Break Through

Best of Madison Business 2012: Poised to Break Through

Wisconsin’s Great Idea

Wisconsin’s Great Idea

The philosophy that connects the university with the greater state is now a century old. What does the Idea mean today? And how about in the next hundred years?

Departments

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Departments

Burger Madness Hits Madison!

Burger Madness Hits Madison!

Our online poll pits dive-bar, highbrow and quintessential Madison specials—all in a battle of the beef (or veggie) contest

January 2012 Event Highlights

January 2012 Event Highlights

Local arts groups start the new year off on a strong note

On Wisconsin

On Wisconsin

Three books reveal distinct perspectives on Wisconsin life

Hip Sips Cocktail of the Month: Ti Punch

Hip Sips Cocktail of the Month: Ti Punch

It's a simple, yet tasty treat

Scandinavian Cooking Sizzles

Scandinavian Cooking Sizzles

This hot culinary trend is showcased in two new local cookbooks

Cabernet Sauvignon is the King of Grapes

Cabernet Sauvignon is the King of Grapes

Here are my favorites

Pizza Brutta Reinvents the Neighborhood Pizza Joint

Pizza Brutta Reinvents the Neighborhood Pizza Joint

Their Neapolitan-style pies are crispy, crunchy goodness

Francisco’s Cantina Has Fresh, Flavorful Mexican Food

Francisco’s Cantina Has Fresh, Flavorful Mexican Food

This just-off-the-Square treasure is a hidden gem

Hilltop Haven

Hilltop Haven

Shorewood Hills is a wonderful place for a Realtor couple to create the home of their dreams

The Glitter Workshop Offers Fun, Locally Made Gifts and Art

The Glitter Workshop Offers Fun, Locally Made Gifts and Art

This crafty paradise has totally unique, locally made goods

A Year of Landscapes

A Year of Landscapes

A slideshow of works from the Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission's 2012 Art Calendar

Snowshoe Trails Galore!

Snowshoe Trails Galore!

Picking a snowshoeing trail in Wisconsin is tough. Do you follow a trail that meanders through the farm country of the south, along the ice-shelved shoreline of a Great Lake or through the vast...

Increasing Curb Appeal

Increasing Curb Appeal

New siding and windows can add impact to your home

Sunday Chef Scores Again!

Sunday Chef Scores Again!

You'll cheer for Sunday football chicken

Sally Bilder is a Natural Landscape Painter

Sally Bilder is a Natural Landscape Painter

The Madison artist's work is featured in a new calendar

New Year, New Ways to Think About Exercise

New Year, New Ways to Think About Exercise

From an active pregnancy to dancing your cares away, two local businesses want you to think differently about exercise.

Top ER Tech Trends

Top ER Tech Trends

No one wants to be in the ER—but these technologies are making procedures easier and recovery times better

Madison Real Estate Firm Has an Eco-Friendly Niche

Madison Real Estate Firm Has an Eco-Friendly Niche

Real estate duo’s unique approach to their business finds a home in the Madison marketplace

New Technologies Hit the Real Estate Industry

New Technologies Hit the Real Estate Industry

Technology is transforming industries of all types, even those not typically viewed as high-tech

The "New" Committed: Is Your Workplace Just Not That Into You?

The "New" Committed: Is Your Workplace Just Not That Into You?

Societal shifts have changed the way we think about a long-term commitment to our careers

Style Debate: Edgy Vs. Ladylike

Style Debate: Edgy Vs. Ladylike

Which sartorial side are you on?

Hot Off The Shelf January 2012

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Dining Out

Burger Madness Hits Madison!

Burger Madness Hits Madison!

Our online poll pits dive-bar, highbrow and quintessential Madison specials—all in a battle of the beef (or veggie) contest

Hip Sips Cocktail of the Month: Ti Punch

Hip Sips Cocktail of the Month: Ti Punch

It's a simple, yet tasty treat

Scandinavian Cooking Sizzles

Scandinavian Cooking Sizzles

This hot culinary trend is showcased in two new local cookbooks

Cabernet Sauvignon is the King of Grapes

Cabernet Sauvignon is the King of Grapes

Here are my favorites

Pizza Brutta Reinvents the Neighborhood Pizza Joint

Pizza Brutta Reinvents the Neighborhood Pizza Joint

Their Neapolitan-style pies are crispy, crunchy goodness

Francisco’s Cantina Has Fresh, Flavorful Mexican Food

Francisco’s Cantina Has Fresh, Flavorful Mexican Food

This just-off-the-Square treasure is a hidden gem

Archive »

Habitat

Hilltop Haven

Hilltop Haven

Shorewood Hills is a wonderful place for a Realtor couple to create the home of their dreams

Increasing Curb Appeal

Increasing Curb Appeal

New siding and windows can add impact to your home

Sunday Chef Scores Again!

Sunday Chef Scores Again!

You'll cheer for Sunday football chicken

Home Trends January 2012

New Year, New Ways to Think About Exercise

New Year, New Ways to Think About Exercise

From an active pregnancy to dancing your cares away, two local businesses want you to think differently about exercise.

Top ER Tech Trends

Top ER Tech Trends

No one wants to be in the ER—but these technologies are making procedures easier and recovery times better

Archive »

Madison Business

Madison Real Estate Firm Has an Eco-Friendly Niche

Madison Real Estate Firm Has an Eco-Friendly Niche

Real estate duo’s unique approach to their business finds a home in the Madison marketplace

New Technologies Hit the Real Estate Industry

New Technologies Hit the Real Estate Industry

Technology is transforming industries of all types, even those not typically viewed as high-tech

The "New" Committed: Is Your Workplace Just Not That Into You?

The "New" Committed: Is Your Workplace Just Not That Into You?

Societal shifts have changed the way we think about a long-term commitment to our careers

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Spotlight

January 2012 Event Highlights

January 2012 Event Highlights

Local arts groups start the new year off on a strong note

On Wisconsin

On Wisconsin

Three books reveal distinct perspectives on Wisconsin life

A Year of Landscapes

A Year of Landscapes

A slideshow of works from the Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission's 2012 Art Calendar

Sally Bilder is a Natural Landscape Painter

Sally Bilder is a Natural Landscape Painter

The Madison artist's work is featured in a new calendar

Archive »

Shopping & Style

The Glitter Workshop Offers Fun, Locally Made Gifts and Art

The Glitter Workshop Offers Fun, Locally Made Gifts and Art

This crafty paradise has totally unique, locally made goods

Style Debate: Edgy Vs. Ladylike

Style Debate: Edgy Vs. Ladylike

Which sartorial side are you on?

Hot Off The Shelf January 2012

Snowshoe Trails Galore!

Snowshoe Trails Galore!

Picking a snowshoeing trail in Wisconsin is tough. Do you follow a trail that meanders through the farm country of the south, along the ice-shelved shoreline of a Great Lake or through the vast...

Columns

Madison Magazine Goes Digital!

Madison Magazine Goes Digital!

Read about all the cool new things happening within the magazine—and beyond

The "New" Committed: Is Your Workplace Just Not That Into You?

The "New" Committed: Is Your Workplace Just Not That Into You?

Societal shifts have changed the way we think about a long-term commitment to our careers

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Out There

The Confused Middle

The Confused Middle

In Madison, the rancor has worn us down

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For the Record

Business is Part of Madison

Business is Part of Madison

Local businesses are the economic foundation of our city

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Genuine Articles

An Heirloom Pig Party Celebrates Slow Food

An Heirloom Pig Party Celebrates Slow Food

SlowPig showcased gourmet foods, handcrafted cocktails and Slow Food delights

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