June 2008

June 2008

In This Issue

Top Design: Meet Four Design Stars in Our Video Interviews

Interviews with the four top design stars of Madison are available online.

Let That Deal Go Down

Bob Queen wheels and deals in music, and the east side of Madison in the summertime is the lucky recipient of the festival organizer's passion, talent, and community spirit

Death By Laughter

A book on Chris Farley prompts a discussion on the place of alcohol in Madison culture.

A Public Market to Model

One of the world's largest food markets in Turin, Italy seeks to educate consumers on sustainability and great taste.

Popular Pom

The Brass Ring's Pom Pear Cream Martini is quickly becoming one of the bar's most popular mixed drinks.

Warm Weather Wines

The best summer wines are crisp, light and paired with fresh produce.

Got Gas?

Palmer answers why beer has bubbles and sometimes tastes fruity.

The More, the Merrier

Versatile musician Rick Flowers is concerned about cuts in school music programs and beleives all genres of music have a place in Madison.

Furniture Field Guide

A survey of seven basic furniture styles

Home Style

Learn about home design styles from Prairie to Modernism.

Meet your Match

Learn to differentiate styles of furniture and architecture.

TOP DESIGN

Four prominent designers describe their styles, inspiration and favorite projects.

Dinners on the Square

Picnic recipes for Concerts on the Square

Tours de Inspiration

Explore a variety of home and garden festivals this month.

Double Take

Charming home in the Blackhawk neighborhood has comfy, not stuffy, feel

It's a Jungle in Here

It's a Jungle in Here

A look into the world of animal research at UW and beyond. Why the debate remains so heated.

Downtown Madison IS Safe

Downtown business is growing and the city is implementing stricter policies on issues such as panhandling.

Invest in the Best

An investment advisor says companies with a social conscience have smart management and ultimately big returns.

Raising the Grade

Lieutenant Governor Barbara Lawton works to improve the status of women in business and politics.

A Woman's Intuition

Hazel Tookes's intuition led to an early diagnosis of breast cancer and her trust in God helped her through the treatment.

Door County Dalliance

New parents take a break from their infant to relax and regain some balance.

Tidbits

Learn about the benefits of restoring old buildings, artsy violins, skinny t-shirts and a triathlon for everyday Joes.

Fresh Finds

A sampling of great Farmer's Market produce

E-Waste: The Afterlife of Old Electronics

We're constantly on the lookout for the newest electronic toy--be it a cell phone, flat-screen TV or computer. So where does yesterday's flip-phone go?

Going Green at Work

Sure, you can install energy-efficient light bulbs and low-flow showerheads at home, but what about where you spend forty hours a week--your workplace? How green building can ensure a healthier and...

Departments

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Dining Out

Popular Pom

The Brass Ring's Pom Pear Cream Martini is quickly becoming one of the bar's most popular mixed drinks.

Warm Weather Wines

The best summer wines are crisp, light and paired with fresh produce.

Got Gas?

Palmer answers why beer has bubbles and sometimes tastes fruity.

Chill Out

Maharani Indian Restaurant is the Restaurant of the Month because of its outdoor patio that lets customers enjoy the summer weather along with delicious food.

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Habitat

Furniture Field Guide

A survey of seven basic furniture styles

Home Style

Learn about home design styles from Prairie to Modernism.

Meet your Match

Learn to differentiate styles of furniture and architecture.

TOP DESIGN

Four prominent designers describe their styles, inspiration and favorite projects.

Dinners on the Square

Picnic recipes for Concerts on the Square

Tours de Inspiration

Explore a variety of home and garden festivals this month.

Double Take

Charming home in the Blackhawk neighborhood has comfy, not stuffy, feel

A Woman's Intuition

Hazel Tookes's intuition led to an early diagnosis of breast cancer and her trust in God helped her through the treatment.

The Next Step

Dancers can keep up their hobby at any skill and committment level at Dance Fabulous.

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Madison Business

Downtown Madison IS Safe

Downtown business is growing and the city is implementing stricter policies on issues such as panhandling.

Invest in the Best

An investment advisor says companies with a social conscience have smart management and ultimately big returns.

Raising the Grade

Lieutenant Governor Barbara Lawton works to improve the status of women in business and politics.

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Spotlight

Summer Twilight

The native Puerto Rican's poem expresses the calm of a summer evening.

The More, the Merrier

Versatile musician Rick Flowers is concerned about cuts in school music programs and beleives all genres of music have a place in Madison.

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Shopping & Style

Top Design: Meet Four Design Stars in Our Video Interviews

Interviews with the four top design stars of Madison are available online.

Dads Decoded

Gift ideas for dads on Father's Day.

Old and New

Iconi Interiors sells unique and fun vintage furniture.

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Your Town

Politics in the capital city

Colin tells us what the older generation thinks of the presidential candidates, and Jenny comments on the state "budget repair bill."

Door County Dalliance

New parents take a break from their infant to relax and regain some balance.

Tidbits

Learn about the benefits of restoring old buildings, artsy violins, skinny t-shirts and a triathlon for everyday Joes.

Fresh Finds

A sampling of great Farmer's Market produce

Columns

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Columns

Heady Days Ahead

Heinen reflects on community united (environmental movements and health care reform) and community divided (racial inequality and primate research).

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Out There

Death By Laughter

A book on Chris Farley prompts a discussion on the place of alcohol in Madison culture.

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Politics

Politics in the capital city

Colin tells us what the older generation thinks of the presidential candidates, and Jenny comments on the state "budget repair bill."

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For the Record

Heady Days Ahead

Heinen reflects on community united (environmental movements and health care reform) and community divided (racial inequality and primate research).

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Genuine Articles

A Public Market to Model

One of the world's largest food markets in Turin, Italy seeks to educate consumers on sustainability and great taste.

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