To commuters, this stretch of waterfront along John Nolen Drive between Olin Park and Willy Street is a daily companion during the drive to and from work. To pedestrians, the waterfront is a place to run, bike, and gaze across the water to the lights of downtown in the distance. But three design teams are hoping to transform this 1.7 mile stretch of lakeshore that marks one of Madison’s first impressions on visitors.
Madison in the Sixties – December 10 1967 Otis Redding was one of the breakout stars at the Monterey Pop Festival in June, blowing minds with powerful performances of songs […]
Madison’s largest stretch of public Lake Monona access runs from Olin park to Willy St. The future of the 1.7 miles long waterfront is now being discussed by an ad […]
TRANSCRIPT: You’re listening to Parks and Landmarks, an exploration of the underrated, outdoors. I’m Sean Bull. Madison is defined by its lakes. Without our four-ish lakes, and the Yahara river […]
Tuesday, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced a multi-million dollar project to clean up the Yahara river. The plan would deepen the river by at least two feet and reduce […]
An environmental advocacy group is alleging that firefighting foam has contaminated Lake Monona. This comes two months after firefighters put out a fire at an MG & E substation. Martin […]