friends

March 29, 2017
Vata Edari always loved chocolate. And reading about it and experimenting with chocolate became a refuge for her from her work as a successful criminal defense attorney. But when people began to take notice of her chocolate, her hobby became a business. Edari tells us about her path from law to chocolate. 
February 8, 2017
Major metropolitan areas have a lot of things going for them – great food, amazing museums, art, and music. But for all those wonders, there’s something else they can’t ever have. Katie Venit shares her story.
April 15, 2016
Many of us were forced to play sports as a child. Crystal Chan’s parents signed her up for tee-ball. One disastrous outing led to a change of plans.
January 15, 2016
Calvin Young grew up on Mayflower Court between two “projects” near 7th and Walnut. From a young age, Young’s environment had an influence on him.
September 2, 2015
On the near west side of Madison, there’s a triangle-shaped patch of grass in the middle of the Hillington Green neighborhood. Ingeniously, we call it Triangle Park.
July 14, 2014
Lois Lawton records the history of her community… one stitch at a time. Lois has spent decades hand-working personal needlepoint designs, crafted to reflect the life experiences of her friends and neighbors.
May 19, 2014
Tracy Mullaney and Christi Pfaff have almost nothing in common. What they do share is a passion for clog dancing. That love of dance has been enough to serve as the base of their lasting friendship and business.