Storms, plywood and Port-A-Cans.


Leading off, the Tribune’s Daniel Suddeath looks at Harvest Homecoming’s Thursday evening shutdown: Rain Delay: Weather dampens first day of festival, organizers hoping for big weekend.

The festival chairman says that today and tomorrow will be booth day business as usual. If you come downtown and see merchants installing plywood sheeting over windows, it isn’t because of the weather. Rather, today is the annual downtown beer walk. If you desire a libation of higher overall quality than the mass-produced, carbonated alco-pop from international brewing cartels, I’m guessing you know where to go.

Elsewhere in the newspaper, Matt Nash asks: Is real life stranger than fiction?

Stay tuned for the NABC Fringe Fest schedule for today.