Would you like retail with your beer and fries?

The fight over whether to give Mad City Frites a beer license exposed simmering tensions over what’s an appropriate amount of food and beverage there. Retail is clearly in decline on Madison’s most famous street, but is that a bad thing? more »

Oct 8, 2015 11:00 AM News


UW-Madison is figuring out news ways to commercialize its research. more »

Oct 8, 2015 11:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

Isthmus on WORT: Soglin Wins Judge Doyle Square

Last week, the Common Council voted on the controversial Judge Doyle Square project in a meeting that stretched well into the morning. While many expected the project would fail by a slim margin, it was approved by a 12-to-6 vote. more »

Oct 6, 2015 12:16 PM News

Joel DeSpain wins the Internet

Madison Police Department Public Information Officer Joel DeSpain was already Internet-famous for his hilarious crime report write-ups. On Friday, he took questions from fans (and one hater) during a Reddit AMA. more »

Oct 2, 2015 3:28 PM News

Move along

For years, the steps of Madison’s City-County Building has been a defacto homeless shelter, a last refuge for those who have nowhere else to go and have run out of days at the shelters. On Thursday, Madison police told them move along. more »

Oct 2, 2015 10:07 AM News

Backyard broadcast

In an era when local news outlets are contracting, the volunteer-run WORT-FM expands its local coverage. On Oct. 5, In Our Backyard grows to an hour, with new features, expanded reports, podcasts. more »

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