Right now, the corner of Knickerbocker St. and Monroe St. in Madison houses the Town & Country gas station. In the near future, it could be the home of a 3-1/2 story, 21 unit apartment building with garage and commercial space.
Over the past two years, frac sand mining in Wisconsin has exploded – growing by 160% between 2011 and 2012 alone. PK Hammel of Madison Action for Mining Alternatives joined Tony Casteneda on the Thursday 8 O’Clock Buzz to discuss the the effects of fracking on communities and action to stop it.
This coming September, the fallow Union Corners on Madison’s East Side will experience yet another boombox sensation.
This coming Sunday, local Trautman Family Farms celebrates their 10-year anniversary of operation with an “Open Farm Day”. Host Tony Casteneda talks with Scott Trautman to learn more.
Have you ever wanted to project your thoughts into space, or create a work of art by simply walking in front of a white wall? All this may be possible. Technical artist Nathaniel Stern joins the Buzz to talk about his latest interactive art and give an update on his “Tweets in Space” program.
Thanks to a gubernatorial veto, the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism will keep their offices on the U.W.-Madison campus and be able to continue their collaboration with the university. Executive director of the WCIJ Andy Hall joins the Buzz to discuss the controversial budget provision that would have evicted the organization from their offices and banned them from university affiliation.