September 6, 2011 - 10:44am
A list of some things to do at the Kentucky State Fair that are fun for people who don't have anything to do with livestock, don't have kids, don't like country music, and generally don't think state fairs are fun.
Between the smell, the heat, and the mullets, some people aren’t County Fair people, and I can totally understand them. The Kentucky State Fair was my first fair because the Ohio State Fair is held in Columbus, and no one I ever knew in Cleveland cared enough to make the two-hour drive...
July 29, 2012 - 8:05pm
On Independence Day, we do a splendid job celebrating our country. But what can we do to support, sustain, and improve our homeland? Sometimes the best ways to think big, is to think small.
The Fourth of July is a day of fireworks and grilling out. It's a day of parties and picnics, music and festivities. For this is the day we come together as a country to celebrate our political independence. We celebrate all that is good about our country, and all that we love about being here.
July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
Exclusively New Albany appeared to be a rousing success to this reporter's naked eye. But it was also an intriguing treat for the sociological eye.
Yesterday's Exclusively New Albany event at the mayor's house was a fantastic success. Almost 450 people came to see the displays of more than 70 local businesses, artists, and organizations. The weather was hot but not oppressively so. The food was delicious and bountiful. Drink flowed, music...
August 6, 2009 - 6:37pm
Learn to can and preserve food this Saturday, August 8, with Stone Soup Community Kitchen
Many of us who grew up in Kentucky may have memories of going down into our grandparents' cellar to retrieve a jar of green beans, canned the previous summer. I know I do. I also remember the sinister hiss of the pressure cooker as my grandma went about the mysterious business of transforming...
June 29, 2009 - 7:28am
A more relaxed market that’s – gasp – about the food!
Don’t get me wrong. I heart Bardstown Road Farmer’s Market as much as the next person. But admit it, isn’t it more about being seen with your hand-crafted Ecuadorian re-usable hemp bag than actually buying some food for the week?