Madison Noteworthy's Christi Andringa and Mike Victorson interview Jesse Darley, co-founder of Beer Cap Maps, an innovative new business in Madison. Darley and fellow co-founder Steve Latham's virtual business produces laser-cut wooden maps of various U.S. states and countries that can hold your beer (or soda) cap collection and make for a unique wall hanging. Visit beercapmaps.com.
The president of Beloit College may have thought he was offering a simple endorsement, but actually he was communicating volumes about the experience of place and the importance of making an investment. In a letter written to bolster Beloit’s chances of winning a Great American Main Street award (which it did), Scott Bierman told the story of how he came to accept the position as president of the private college, and how a simple walk downtown helped seal the deal with wife Melody.