Here are some common destinations in the SASY Neighborhood. See below for a complete list of businesses. 


Monty's Blue Plate Diner - 2089 Atwood Ave; (608) 244-8505; Authentic diner feel, generous breakfast entree portions, and large selection of pies and desserts.

Bunky's Cafe - 2425 Atwood Ave; (608) 204-7004; Italian-Mediterranean cafe,  located in the now-remodeled former community center building.

The Harmony Bar - 2201 Atwood Ave; (608) 249-4333; Quintessential neighborhood pub bar with good food, craft beer, local musical talent and a full-house for every Packers and Badgers game.

The Alchemy Cafe - 1980 Atwood Ave; (608) 204-7644; Comfortable neighborhood bar with craft beer, good bar food, but also excellent vegan, vegetarian, and kid's options. Music some evenings.

The Ohio Tavern - 224 Ohio Ave; (608) 245-0007



Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier - 2086 Atwood Ave; (608) 249-3500; Uniquely flavored truffles and chocolates, nationally recognized. Sources and roasts her own beans; acknowledged as the finest chocolatier in the region.

Absolutely Art - 2322 Atwood Ave; (608) 249-9100; Community-based art gallery with over 200 artists displaying and selling their works.



Earth StewardWorks - (608) 240-9424; Run by Elena Rulseh since 2002 . Installed the neighborhood's first rain gardens at  Linden & Division Streets. Coordinated, designed, fund-raised & installed rain gardens and bio-infiltration swales in numerous locations.

Design Coalition, Inc., Architects -  In the neighborhood since 1972, this small, award-winning architectural firm specializes in socially conscious and ecologically responsible design of homes & cohousing, businesses, community facilities, childcare and more.


The Barrymore Theatre 2090 Atwood Ave; (608) 241-8864

Olbrich Botanical Gardens 3330 Atwood Ave; (608) 246-4550



Friends of Starkweather Creek - The mission of the Friends of Starkweather Creek is to work for a healthy urban stream and to benefit the community through stewardship, education, and advocacy.

Clean Air Madison - Every neighborhood deserves a clean environment. - Dedicated to raising awareness about the environmental and economic impacts of the Dane County Regional Airport.

Sustainable Atwood - Dedicated to making “sustainable” the norm. Sustainable Atwood has created neighborhood models of urban forestry, transportation, solar energy, and tool sharing right here where we live, work and play in the SASY neighborhood