Madison’s reconstruction of a busy street on the eclectic near east side is striking fear in the business community and turning environmentalists against each other.Read More »
By James Briggs Madison’s new top planning official says he doesn’t have answers to every challenge facing the city, but he’s going to find them fast. Madison this week hired Steven Cover as director of planning and community and economic ...Read More »
By James Briggs As the city of Madison considers the future of the Overture Center for the Arts, tension is growing between Common Council members and Mayor Dave Cieslewicz. In one of the most recent examples, a news release issued ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Madison’s shift toward owner-occupied housing in redeveloping the Allied Drive neighborhood threatens to drive out area residents who rely on rentals. “Most people in this area have been renters all their lives, and having more rental units ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder The proposed Edgewater Hotel redevelopment Wednesday morning broke through Madison’s legislative barriers with a positive vote from the city’s Common Council. But the $98 million project on Madison’s Lake Mendota shoreline still needs final approval from a ...
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