Calixto Hernandez came to the United States from Cuba three months ago after being granted asylum by the U.S. government. He was a political prisoner in Cuba from 1960 to 1975. He is a 73-year-old widower with three daughters and … Continue reading
The buy local, farm-to-table scene in Louisville was born as the unlikely fraternal twin of modernized mass transit in the River City.
Leon Wahba, the immediate past chair of the Jewish Community Relations Council, acts much like a friendly grandfather. “[The Jewish Community Relations Council is] the eyes, ears, and face of the Jewish community,” said Wahba. Even though I had never met Wahba … Continue reading
Black Friday is around the corner. Do you know where your charge card is? I’m not a big fan of shopping in general. Over the last five holiday seasons, I would conservatively estimate that I went to the malls zero … Continue reading
Like so much of the 19th and early 20th century architecture in Louisville, the building at 736 East Market Street, where Taco Punk currently resides, is one that immediately animates the curiosity. Its recessed portico, domed iron and glass ornamental … Continue reading
“Marco…Polo!” shouted the bike-borne combatants across the court and on either side of me. And thus the match began, as I awkwardly accelerated toward a red street hockey ball placed at the center of the Central Avenue overpass tunnel in … Continue reading
I mean no disrespect to the Louisville Zoo’s “World’s Largest Halloween Party” when I say this: The Dreams With Wings annual Jack O’Lantern Stroll is my family’s favorite Halloween event. There is so much to love about this event. Come. … Continue reading
Local is more than simply a word to Mike Slaton, manager of Iroquois Amphitheater; it’s a mission. Since 2010, the amphitheater has hosted nationally-recognized names like The Shins and Bright Eyes, and has since doubled the number of concerts per year. … Continue reading