July 29, 2012 - 6:49pm
Before the recession inspired people to take a "staycation" the Chow Wagon was Louisville's excuse for a relaxing hometown day off. It's one part state fair, one part day at the park, and one part grownups playing hookey with their friends for a cheerful drink or three.
I didn't grow up in Louisville, so the Chow Wagon is somewhat mystifying for me. I thought it was an excuse for downtown workers to balance their healthy walk to the waterfront with deliciously greasy fair food.
I went down on a gorgeous night this week to check it out for myself. It wasn't...
July 29, 2012 - 6:56pm
An unabashed lover of Thunder Over Louisville shares her secrets on having a fun, leisurely day that won't end in screaming fights when your entire family is trapped in an unmoving line of cars waiting to leave a downtown parking garage.
Once upon a time, I missed a good old traditional American 4th of July celebration because I was living in Germany. I was traumatized for life. Pfft, said the well intentioned Germans. Wait for New Year's Eve. We'll put your country to shame. Our cities full of stone buildings roofed with clay...
July 29, 2012 - 7:03pm
On the corner of Logan and Oak, in the heart of Germantown, Smoketown USA Barbeque has been cranking out good eats for close to three years.
On the corner of Logan and Oak, in the heart of Germantown, Smoketown USA Barbeque has been cranking out good eats for close to three years. The building that it's in was originally built in 1862, and when owners, Eric David Gould and his wife purchased it back in 2002 they immediately began...
February 25, 2010 - 3:28pm
Got the hots for yoga, but too afraid to try it?
I've talked to a lot of people lately about my month-long stint in Bikram yoga. Some of them, the traditionalists, smile while shaking their heads as if to say, "Yup, whatever -- you're crazy." Some of them lean in closer as I describe the added sense of strength, balance, and...
July 29, 2012 - 6:59pm
I have more muscles than I thought.