August 31, 2012 - 10:53am
Local writer, Dianne Aprile, presents the new look book, ‘A Landscape and Its Legacy: The Parklands of Floyd’s Fork’ celebrating Louisville’s greenest and greatest natural city spaces. Catch her at Carmichael’s Bookstore tomorrow, Saturday, September 1st, at 4pm.
I am a city girl. Sort of. I am a city girl in the same way that the squirrels living my 100+ year-old Bradford Pear are city squirrels. I am a physical denizen of concrete and metal and brick and glass and asphalt. The whole shebang of sirens, disembodied human chatter and...
July 29, 2012 - 7:04pm
Does Louisville deserve to be on the bottom end of a list of America's best park systems? This newbie doesn't think so.
I love city rankings. Most journalists, bloggers, Twitters and Facebookers do. A cursory read of the topic and list makes us believe we are instant experts. We love to criticize the methodology, provide anecdotal evidence and snark about how our city, even if it did perform poorly, is still...
December 16, 2011 - 5:35pm
Metro Works and LMPD change their tune about Occupy Louisville to a blue note.
Occupy Louisville has done its best to remain well behaved while exercising the group's first amendment right to protest.It has acquired permits for the encampment, and has been open to meetings with metro works, built a relationship with former LMPD Chief White and even followed the rules when...
July 29, 2012 - 6:53pm
The Louisville Olmsted Parks Conservancy hosts another volunteer “Park Nut” event this Saturday.
It is not a secret that Louisville is FULL of beautiful parks. But how do all these parks STAY beautiful?
If this was a PSA about not littering or about stopping forest fires (which it sounds like it might be), the answer would be “YOU AND ONLY YOU.” But the actual answer is that, at least in part...
July 29, 2012 - 7:04pm
There are a plethora of options for the family looking to explore our natural world beneath the surface in Southern Indiana.
As part of an ongoing series on staycationing in Southern Indiana, this week we shall explore beneath the surface...literally. Sure, there's a giant city just across the river, but sometimes people just need to escape civilization and reconnect with nature. And go underground. To the caves.