Cap Times: Let’s Eat: Curtis & Cake’s Southern-style confections ‘dress for the occasion’

Read the full story March 10, 2019. It’s an experimentation day for Monica O’Connell. Melted butter and whiskey bubble on the stove as she drizzles brown sugar butter rum caramel syrup on a vanilla rum bundt cake, then pulls a chocolate bundt out of the oven. “Today I am a woman on a mission,” said […]

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Isthmus: Market Equity

Read the full story March 7, 2019. Public markets across the country are designed for different purposes — some to retail high-end food to attract business people and tourists. Mayor Paul Soglin has said the Madison Public Market is designed to provide universal access to affordable healthy food throughout the city. Jamaal Stricklin, president of the […]

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Common Council Approves Collaboration, Design Team

On Tuesday, the City of Madison Common Council made significant progress in moving forward the development of the Madison Public Market. In three resolutions sponsored by alders Larry Palm, Amanda Hall, and Marsha Rummel, the Council approved the Collaboration Agreement with the Madison Public Market Foundation and city staff’s recommendation for architect and engineering design […]

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Madison Magazine: City with a Heart

Read the full story January 29, 2019. Madison’s nonprofits provide critical services that ensure the city’s rich resources are accessible to all its residents. In turn, they rely on the support of donors and the larger business community. So many private business leaders step up to the plate every day, knowing their employees value service […]

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Northside News: New site announced for Madison Public Market

Read the full story January 28, 2019. Mayor Paul Soglin recently announced updated plans for the Madison Public Market. This year-round market space, which will be home to local food and retail vendors, will now be located at the corner of First Street and East Johnson Street, rather than at the corner of First and […]

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Madison Magazine: Madison Public Market updates location plan

Read the full story December 19, 2018. There’s been talk of a public market in Madison for years. Mayor Paul Soglin moved the idea forward when he created the Public Market Development Committee to research a market in 2012. The city council approved the idea in 2015 with the original plan to move into the City […]

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Capital City Hues: Members of Madison’s Public Market in Waiting

Read the full story December 10, 2018 Hedi Rudd While the location of the Madison Public Market itself may e in question, there is no question that the vendors who have been chosen to populate the market are ready to sell their goods and services. This holiday, you can visit the market website’s commerce page […]

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Wisconsin State Journal: Madison officials embrace Fleet Services building for Public Market

Read the full article December 4, 2018 With land costs too high to put a $13.2 million Madison Public Market on East Washington Avenue, city officials are embracing an option to reuse the nearby city Fleet Services building for the market. Mayor Paul Soglin announced Monday that the city is dropping its bid to acquire […]

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City of Madison Mayor Soglin Announces Public Market Plans for Fleet Services Building

Today, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin will officially announce an update about the future home of the Madison Public Market. The location of the Public Market will continue to stay at the same overall near east side location, but the Market building site will shift over 250 feet from the corner of First Street and East […]

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NBC15: A look inside Madison’s first public market

Madison Public Market Foundation board member Anne Reynolds and MarketReady merchant Monica O’Connell of Curtis & Cake chat with NBC15’s Amy Carlson. Watch now!

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I’m excited about building a market that highlights Madison’s diverse cultures, offers a space for business start-ups, and celebrates Wisconsin agriculture. Food brings people together and the market will be a vibrant, welcoming space for everyone: a year-round special event! - Anne Reynolds

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