Vote Ed Clere for Mayor of New Albany

Ed Clere's website As I’ve explained at intervals in the past, my political orientation is not represented by the two party system in America. My...

In memoriam: Stanley E. Robison (1954-2021)

Stanley E. Robison died earlier this week. Stan possessed a wickedly sharp intellect, but wasn't by any stretch a "know it all." Fellow attorney...

Learn more about Käthe Kollwitz and her powerful visual legacy

 Käthe Kollwitz is an artist we should know and celebrate. Controversy is the least of the reasons why, although it's something I appreciate. Why Käthe...

The River Heritage Conservancy offers the case for Silver Creek low head dam removal

In a moment, the case for removing the Providence Mill low head dam on Silver Creek, courtesy of the River Heritage Conservancy. But first, a...

It’s hard to converse when your party’s official policy is censorship

 As a prelude to all these preludes, from 2014 straight through to the present day, recently I was approached separately by two local Democratic...

NAHA evicted my friend from his longtime home. What can be done to help...

Riverview Tower is a 16-story New Albany Housing Authority (NAHA) building dating to the early 1970s. Depopulation has been underway for a while, and...

My curious habit of conversing with other people over beers, and why I won’t...

Today's dual cover photos depict beers in the act of being consumed, three years apart, illustrating my fundamental position affirming the value of conversation,...

How I learned to stop worrying and love El Jefe — or, Nawbany’s “Person...

NA Confidential’s Person of the Year awards began in 2011, when the blog was going strong and approaching the apex of its readership locally....

Roger Baylor’s Career in Beer — The Résumé / CV 

ROGER A. BAYLOR 1117 E. Spring St., New Albany, IN mayorbaylor@gmail.com (502) 468-9710 Any licensed establishment can list its beers, but not every establishment organizes its beer offerings...

Beware, yuletide oupistidophobes, ‘cuz I’m watching you

(This guest column first appeared in December of 2009 at the former New Albany Tribune. It has been updated and lightly tweaked.) Phobias are among...

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Beers with a Stoic: Your luxury beer “list” reeks, so stop pretending it doesn’t

Consider the following a composite. One thing I've always tried to do is advocate for my segment. It means nothing negative to me if an everyday...

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Roger Baylor’s Career in Beer — The Résumé / CV 

ROGER A. BAYLOR 1117 E. Spring St., New Albany, IN mayorbaylor@gmail.com (502) 468-9710 Any licensed establishment can list its beers, but not every establishment organizes its beer offerings...