Herald

Fighting Spirits: Ahead of municipal elections, questions loom about future of liquor licensing in downtown Madison

Spike in violent crimes downtown linked to alcohol consumption have city officials, police rethinking current policies regarding liquor licensing

City of Madison

New ‘StateScreen’ art piece brings hopes of civic engagement, less violence to State Street

Public art to address social issues in creative, efficient ways, decrease high crime rates

City of Madison

Judge rules in favor of granting Taco Bell liquor license

Taco Bell sued city after Soglin vetoed their liquor license

City of Madison

Road closures, police presence revealed for ‘most diverse’ Freakfest lineup yet

The Capitol Square stage, most prominent of the three stages, is headed entirely by women

Breaking News

MPD arrests man for attacking Badger football game visitor from Mequon

Victim was taken to hospital with head injuries

City of Madison

Downtown businesses forced to adapt amidst changing market

Businesses can still succeed, but it takes more effort than ever before, Little Luxuries owner says

Column

Hiding homelessness from State Street ignores poverty, further perpetuates systemic inequality

Increasing police presence, fines are not effective methods in preventing homelessness

Art

William J. O’Brien’s Reliquary art exhibit all about personality

Showcase at MMoCA leads to interpretation of spiritual world

ArtsEtc

At Frutta Bowls, State Street becomes home to growing acai bowl trend

From west coast trend to State Street reality

City of Madison

Man arrested for disorderly conduct on State Street

Man pointed knife at Stop and Shop clerk