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...

The war in Afghanistan turned out like it did because of the way we...

It’s absolutely true, as well as inarguably tragic, that ordinary soldiers must die while trying to facilitate the conclusion of a mistake. It is...

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...

Sunday Summary for 15 August 2021, or, links to what I’ve been writing lately

Yes, I know, these updates haven't been timely. Still, it is my aim to post a Sunday compendium of links here at the web site,...

The cars hiss by my window (and rev, snort, shift, fart and scream)

Every day on Spring Street in Nawbany, drivers race from one end of my city to the other, concerned only with their own pass-through convenience,...

Sunday Summary for 25 July 2021, or the links to what I’ve been writing...

Henceforth it is my aim to post a Sunday compendium of links here at the web site, these directing you to recent writings of...

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...

“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...

Our forthcoming war of the non-motorized watercraft launch areas

Local Democratic Party stalwarts continue to express puzzlement. Why do "their" city officials oppose the removal of an outmoded low-head dam on Silver Creek,...

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Think beer globally, drink beer locally, pair beer with food thoughtfully

Every major industrialized nation has A BEER (you can’t be a Real Country unless you have A BEER and an airline—it helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear...

Menu Items: All the food was Greek to me, and gratefully so

Originally published at Food & Dining Magazine on 7 November 2021. --- “Edibles & Potables” is Food & Dining Magazine’s Sunday morning slot for a merry...

REWIND: “This week in solipsistic beer narcissism” (2014)

Lightly edited to remove a couple of obscure topical references. --- Are you fed up with words you don’t understand? Tired of scrolling down to your favorite...