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EatDrinkMadison.com reviews KJ's Curry Bowl

EatDrinkMadison.com reviews KJ's Curry Bowl

I had to experience for myself KJ’s Curry Bowl's diverse menu, which boasts Asian, Mexican and American cuisine. I mean, where else can you get chicken Marsala, a chipotle chicken burrito and Bourbon Street chicken in one sitting?

First, a note on the service. The servers are all extremely friendly and eager to help patrons navigate the menu. I was curious why they all wear Bluetooth earpieces, but I didn't ask.

Let's start with the appetizers. Read more at www.eatdrinkmadison.com.

Annual 'Wine Walk' returns May 1

Annual 'Wine Walk' returns May 1

A local business organization's popular wine tasting tour through the downtown Middleton area returns next month for its seventh run. 

The Downtown Middleton Business Association will host the Spring Wine Walk on May 1 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Tickets are $25 and go on sale Thursday at Marilyn's Salon, 1833 Parmenter St. starting at 5 a.m. 

The Wine Walk will begin at BMO Harris Bank, where tourists will receive a wine glass and wristband. Each guest will move on to visit the 13 area businesses participating in the event for a taste of a red and a white wine. Some businesses will also offer appetizers to compliment the wines, organizers said. ... Read More

Middleton Employee Abby Attoun-Tucker Named 40 Under 40

The city of Middleton is pleased to announce that In Business Magazine has named Abby Attoun-Tucker, Middleton’s Assistant Director of Community Development, to its ‘40 Under 40’ list for 2014... Read More

Mining documentary to be shown in Middleton

A documentary covering the frac sand mining from the viewpoint of anti-mining activists and the sand mining companies will be shown at the Willy West Co-Op Thursday.

According to a release, the hour-long documentary explores the issues surrounding frac sand mining in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

The film will start at 7 p.m. in the community room, according to the release. Free refreshment will be provided.

The showing is sponsored by the City of Middleton Sustainability Committee and the Natural Step Monona, with support from Willy Street Co-op, Madison Gas and Electric and Richard and Judy Fritz.

Recent rise in mail thefts leads to police alert

Recent rise in mail thefts leads to police alert

Police warned residents to be wary of thieves targeting mailboxes in the last month. 

The Middleton Police Department said it has seen an increase in reports of thefts from mailboxes. Police said information thieves obtain from mail can be used to steal one's identity. Checks and other items of value are also targeted in the thefts, according to the alert sent Tuesday afternoon.

Police offered tips to thwart mailbox theft:

Inside Gio's Garden

Inside Gio's Garden

It has been a year and a half since a draem came true for News 3's morning anchor Charlotte Deleste and her family. In June of 2012, a cozy home on Parmenter Street was transformed into Gio's Garden, inspired by Charlotte's son Giovanni. It is a lifeline for families of special needs children. Susan Siman takes us inside to talk with the director.

 

 

Police: Don't leave checks out overnight

Middleton Police are reminding residents and businesses not to leave mail in mailboxes overnight. Police are advising citizens after checks were stolen from the 2100 block of Eagle Drive Tuesday night. The checks were altered allowing them to be cashed for nearly $10,000.

According to a release, businesses should take precautions to ensure checks and other mail is safe. Owners should be on the look out for suspicious people, have at least two people open and close and avoid using back entrances when opening or closing.

Business owners should also invest in alarm systems and have regular safety meetings with employees on how to stay calm during robberies.

Anyone with information about the stolen check can call Middleton police at 824-7300. Callers should reference incident number 13-8089.