Though he spends most of his time on “Cosmos” talking about outer space, Neil deGrasse Tyson brought his keynote message a little closer to life on Earth for the 9th Annual Nelson Institute Earth Day Conference at Monona Terrace Monday afternoon.
Porchlight, a Madison homeless shelter, has accepted an offer from city and community partners looking to purchase the Hospitality House facility, according to a press release from Casey Becker, executive assistant and communications director for the Office of Dane County.
A working draft of a performing arts study in Madison was released Monday by Webb Management Services Management Services, Inc., the New York-based company that conducted the study in conjunction with WolfBrown consulting firm.
The most modern public library downtown Madison has ever seen celebrated its opening this past weekend.
In perhaps the cheesiest event of the season, contestants hailed from all over the country to Library Mall to engage in the only nationally sanctioned pizza-eating contest, hosted by Madison’s famous Ian’s Pizza Saturday.
Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak teamed up with Madison Mayor Paul Soglin Monday, encouraging same-sex couples denied the right to marry in Wisconsin to venture across state lines to Minnnesota to legally tie the knot.
Since 1986, when she assumed an activist role, renowned British primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall has not remained in the same location for more than two or three weeks.