Velvet Revolution

Originally loomed from pure silk and renowned as the fabric of the wealthy during Medieval and Renaissance times, velvet remains a staple of classy couture.

Hidden Wonders

We’ve come a long way, baby. Today’s storage spaces are so much more efficient and eye pleasing than they once were.

Hear, See, Do

Each of us learns and understands the world around us in different ways, according to Vida Groman, a Madison counselor and expert in Perceptual Thinking Patterns, a model developed by educational psychologist Dawna Markova.

English garden

Where Beauty is in Season

Mike Collins’ lush backyard garden in West Madison is part English garden, with its lilies and daisies, and part prairie garden, bursting with asters and coneflowers. And, there’s another whole section Collins calls a mosaic garden.

An Urban Oasis for The Community

On a quiet side street just a stone’s throw from the raucous Stoughton Road/ Highway 151 interchange is an oasis for thousands of people who live in a wide swath of East Side neighborhoods. Mostly kids come to the East Madison Community Center, but adults and seniors do, too.