• Posted in: General, Ladies Lounge Phyllis Wheatley Y. W. C. A.

    Anyone who has ever gotten anywhere in life has had help. Whether family, friends, teachers, community members– no one is completely self-made. What a noble endeavor to provide a leg up to those whose circumstances...

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  • Posted in: At Your Leisure At Your Leisure: The Red Gables

    It’s unclear what made this the “Most Streamlined Restaurant in the Middle-West” but it was clearly a point of pride. (Image: Evan Finch) When your travels lead you to the intersection of Lafayette Road and...

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  • Posted in: Penny Post Penny Post: Shortridge High School

    Thumbing through stacks of postcards, on the hunt for pictures and stories from a particular town … in a particular time frame, I’ve discovered that it’s inevitable to find duplicates. Imagine the postcard rack in...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Wednesday: Commercial Disaster

    Homes aren’t alone in their subjection to heinous makeovers. There is no lack of commercial (former) gems in our fair metropolis, either. Look at the lovely bricks framing this westside storefront. Disastrous polyglot of plywood...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Weds: Not Fit for Anyone

    I’m a Haughville fan.  Several of my favorite local restaurants are over in that general direction. Nice people. Strong community.  Over the years, they’ve been dealt a pretty bad hand.  But, they’re making a pretty...

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  • Posted in: Sunday Prayers Sunday Prayers: A Hail Mary Saves Bush Stadium

    Surely you’ve heard by now: Bush Stadium is not going to be flattened, but rather, is going to be creatively integrated into a new complex of  “Stadium Lofts,” and in so doing, preserving a beloved...

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