These post-COVID ideas for cities could be scaled down for Nawbany.

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For one who is accustomed to recording his thoughts on paper, because he has always understood in his particular case that writing is the...

“On Louisville, Breonna Taylor, and Muhammad Ali.”

Photo credit: The Nation.From one of the few sportswriters capable of mattering, talking straight.  On Louisville, Breonna Taylor, and Muhammad Ali, by Dave Zirin (The...

Strong Towns: Redlining in Kansas City: What local reparations might look like.

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Black licorice, but not the Grand Funk song because, well, the lyrics have not...

In fact, I'm notorious for not listening to the lyrics. Consequently, the words to the old Grand Funk tune from 1972 surprised me. Yes,...

A comeback for TEE?

American railroad buffs tend to be fascinated by the physical infrastructure of trains and their accessories. Going back to my Eurailpass years, the obsession...

A belated update: Sara Martin got her headstone.

The National Jug Band Jubilee and the Kentuckiana Blues Society were successful in collecting enough funds to provide a headstone for Louisville jazz singer...

Democrats? Acting more aggressively? Probably a pipe dream, but worth a post at least.

This is a slightly rosy assessment of policy options, especially in imagining there'll be a transition as we've known it; again tonight Donald Trump...

Friday, September 25 is the soft RE-opening for dining inside at NABC Pizzeria &...

Trek to the Deck, 1999.Think of it as a public service announcement. We did curbside at NABC on Saturday, and if I may say...

The Real Me.

 For a long time, I haven't wanted to think too deeply about the part my childhood played in my development. Nothing overtly horrible happened...

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