On Tuesday, Madison’s Room Tax Commission voted unanimously to cut a total of ten million dollars in funding from the city’s tourism marketing and tourist-related operations. As part of the cuts, the Commission voted to cut $2.8 million in funding to Monona Terrace and $895,000 from the Overture Center. The slashes to the city’s hospitality […]
The already-dim prospects for a civic auditorium and convention center at Law Park fade even further as Mayor Bill Dyke says the city doesn’t have the hotel rooms to support a convention center or the money to build a first-class auditorium there. “We as much need a new dump as we need an auditorium,” the […]
A stunning setback for Monona Terrace. End of an era in anti-war protests. First lady of song, citizen of the year. And some weird weather. Madison, May 8-14, 1966
(WORT) — This week, we cover a small victory for Tiny Houses, legislation making it easier to privatize public water utilities, and the new tenure policy brewing at the University of Wisconsin.
(WORT) — The Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center has been prominent fixture of the Madison skyline for nearly two decades. However, famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright originally proposed Monona Terrace way back in 1939.
(WORT) — Noted Madison Architect Kenton Peters lives in a condo overlooking John Nolen Drive. For 40 years, he’s tried to convince the city to build a park on top of the busy thoroughfare right outside his window but will Madison ever be on board with his plan?