MADISON (WORT) — The Orton Park Fest on Madison’s near east side is the longest-running free music celebration in the city. This year, the festival celebrated its 50th anniversary but many are unaware of the park’s controversial namesake, former Madison Mayor Harlow Orton.
MADISON (WORT) — Each year, Madisonians celebrate Atwoodfest, named for the neighborhood and thoroughfare on the city’s east side. David Atwood, the street’s namesake, was one of Madison’s first mayors and his legacy is still felt today. Hosted by Madison Historian Stu Levitan.
MADISON (WORT) — Breese Stevens Field in Madison has been a fixture of local athletics since the 1920s but the old ballpark has been experiencing a revival after decades of neglect. This fall, Breese Stevens Field will host more than just sports games. Fightin’ Bob Fest will be there for the first time in September, and […]