January 2014

January 2014

In This Issue

Jignesh Patel’s Big Data Revolution

Jignesh Patel’s Big Data Revolution

How one UW prof is building on decades of groundbreaking research to democratize data

Best of Madison Business 2014: Inside the Ecosystem

Best of Madison Business 2014: Inside the Ecosystem

This year's winners form a network of support that keeps the high-tech and biotech sectors growing

Think Global, Act Global

Think Global, Act Global

How can Madison, a midsize city in the heartland, embrace a global mindset? The real question is: How can we not?

Departments

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Departments

New Year, New You

New Year, New You

Color, Paint and Interior Design

Color, Paint and Interior Design

Commercial Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate

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Dining Out

Tastes of Mexico

Tastes of Mexico

From the basic bean enchiladas to tongue and tripe tacos, here are some of Madison’s favorite Mexican eats

How Much Food Regulation Is Too Much Regulation?

How Much Food Regulation Is Too Much Regulation?

Food safety is important, but can't we be safe and smart?

The Potluck Staple Gets a Facelift

The Potluck Staple Gets a Facelift

These beet-pickled deviled eggs elevate the casual dish to a work of foodie art

Forequarter Sets Itself Apart

Forequarter Sets Itself Apart

More than just a locavore restaurant, Forequarter serves the stuff of centuries past

A Fresh and Fruity Drink to Cure the Winter Blues

A Fresh and Fruity Drink to Cure the Winter Blues

The Tried and True from Sardine reminds of warmer weather

Ports for a Cold Winter's Night

Ports for a Cold Winter's Night

Four port wines to warm you from the inside-out

Dumplings Done Right at Paul’s Pel’meni

Dumplings Done Right at Paul’s Pel’meni

For lunch, dinner or late-night, these dumplings hit the spot

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Habitat

Color, Paint and Interior Design

Color, Paint and Interior Design

Inside the Midvale Courtyard House

Inside the Midvale Courtyard House

A Madison couple transforms an old house into a sleek showstopper

Where to Look for Bald Eagles

Where to Look for Bald Eagles

Most major river systems in Wisconsin are good eagle-watching spots

Gardening Books for the New Year

Gardening Books for the New Year

These seven titles come highly recommended

New Year, New You

New Year, New You

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Madison Business

Commercial Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate

The Sharing Economy Is Here to Stay

The Sharing Economy Is Here to Stay

Madison is well suited for the new economic model that brings us bike-sharing and timebanking

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Spotlight

What to Do in January

What to Do in January

From local music fests to surrealist art to a smash musical, there's a ton of fun in store this month!

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Shopping & Style

Find Treasures for the Home at Vault

Find Treasures for the Home at Vault

The new Atwood Avenue shop stocks vintage, industrial and modern home goods and décor

A Perfect Year of Classical Music Trips

A Perfect Year of Classical Music Trips

With one trip for each month of 2014, this itinerary could make even the Flying Dutchman dizzy

Columns

In Madison, Paying the Nice Tax Costs Us

In Madison, Paying the Nice Tax Costs Us

Does being so nice all the time get in the way of our economic vitality?

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Out There

Our World Has Gone Digital. Why Not Embrace It?

Our World Has Gone Digital. Why Not Embrace It?

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For the Record

Taking Stock of Madison's Past, Present and Future

Taking Stock of Madison's Past, Present and Future

What’s next is what’s important

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