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Segredo brings boutique bowling, exotic food and drink, respectability to University Avenue

If Segredo, University Ave's most recent night-life installment, is an accurate representation of the concept, then boutique bowling hardly involves any bowling. That was the first thing that came to mind as I stood at the bar and became one of the first people to order an alcoholic beverage at Madison's largest liquor license holder Wednesday night. >More
 Isthmus on the isthmus: Vonnegut, vegans, and flying Vs (video)

Ben Reiser takes a weekend tour around town, stopping by a party at Brocach, the Madison Hours vegan pancake breakfast at the Wil-Mar Center, and a musicians' benefit at the High Noon Saloon. >More
 Isthmus on the isthmus: Plans for the new year (video)

Ben Reiser takes to the downtown streets, chatting up the locals about their New Years Eves and plans for the future. He also checks in on a particularly festive celebration off the isthmus proper. >More
 Not just for pagans: A rundown of Madison winter solstice 2009 events

The proliferation of Winter Solstice celebrations in and near Madison now spans cultural and spiritual traditions, accommodating the general public as well as those who draw on its ancient and hallowed origins. >More
 Second massive UW-Madison snowball fight on Bascom Hill of 2009 caught on video

In an attempt to break an unofficial record for world's largest snowball fight, in addition to generating a little excitement on a day of canceled classes, UW-Madison students took to Bascom Hill Wednesday afternoon to fire snowballs at each other. Predictably, videos of the debacle/spectacle started showing up soon after. >More
 Madison chronicles the blizzard of 2009 with video and photos

There's nothing like the first blizzard of winter to bring out the spirit of childhood. While snow removal and navigating roads are a primary focus for many folks riding out the storm, finding and making fun amidst the drifts is also on the agenda, particularly around the UW campus in downtown Madison. >More
 Sexy nurses, swine flu, Michael Jackson and Twilight vampires top Madison's list of favorite Halloween costumes

On the Sunday before Halloween, the toothpaste and aspirin aisles are deserted at cozy Mallatt's Pharmacy, 3506 Monroe St. But the costume and makeup aisles are jam-packed with shoppers looking for the perfect bloody scar or fake teeth. As crowded as it is today, owner Mike Flint says it will be even harder to move around the store in the next week. "I'll be at the point where I have to throw merchandise to people." >More
 The Daily Page Forum: Madisonians recall 9/11, eight years later

Though the latest anniversary of the 9/11 attacks wasn't a multiple of five or 10, the memories felt more immediate this year, probably owing to several reasons. >More
 View photos of the Labor Day Dog Paddle at Goodman Pool

What do you get when you combine 1,005 pooches of all shapes, sizes and furriness with 1,985 humans and all the water in the Goodman Pool? >More
 Tour the threatened Anderberg House in Fitchburg

There will be an open house at the Historic Anderberg House -- sometimes called the "pink house" -- at the Drumlin Farm on Saturday. The house has been threatened with demolition by the Alexander Company, which bought the Drumlin Farm and is evicting its tenants. >More
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