GREEN MOUSE SAYS: Jason Applegate should run for State Senate

When this popped up on retiring State Senator Ron Grooms' feed, I couldn't help myself.           Of course the dedication went out to Kevin Boehnlein because...

The Mysterious Case of the Departing Policemen

There was an opinion piece in the Jeffersonville News and Tribune. OUR VIEW: New Albany Police Department, city must be transparent about resignations Over the span...

“Almost half of all car trips in U.S. cities are three miles long or...

Just following up on that point I was making about the way an actual New Albany bicycling network inside the beltway, the rudiments of...

C’mon, do you really believe Robert Maxwell accidentally fell off that yacht?

At this point in the nation's haphazard experience, most Americans know far too much about Ghislaine Maxwell owing to her connections with the conveniently...

Sunday Summary for 26 September 2021, or, links to what I’ve been writing lately

I seem to have settled on biweekly writing updates, which serve the purpose well enough. The aim is unchanged: an every-other-Sunday compendium of links here...

Nawbany’s New Albany-opoly game is quite unique

When people began posting photos of the New Albany-opoly game now appearing so very weirdly at Wal-Fart, my first thought was that finally, at...

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...

Sara Havens: ‘Changing last-call hours is a knee-jerk reaction that’ll stifle Louisville bars”

It’s not right that an industry built into the fabric of our city must suffer because of several recent incidents. Unfortunately crime will continue...

Diary for 21 November: A deeper understanding, or not

Dear reader, Gazing at the empty sheets of (cyber) paper, you might think to yourself that I've reverted to sloth, but it isn't true. As Diana...

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Dr. Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse, now pouring at Common Haus

Dr. Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse currently is pouring at Common Haus Hall. In late May of 1989, I flew into West Berlin for three...

The famous mishap in Madrid, November, 1989

This column from "On the Avenues" originally was published at NA Confidential on November 14, 2019. Kindly note that nothing came of my plan...

From 2017: “When it comes to beer, less might yet be more”

This column was written in 2017. Pints&union came along in 2018, and Common Haus Hall in 2022. At both these establishments, owned by Joe...