April 24, 2013 - 3:22pm
Author Lee Sandlin explores the history behind the first storm-chasers at Carmic
‘Tis the season for skies that break open. Join author Lee Sandlin for a special reading and signing of his new book, ‘Storm Kings: The Untold Story of America’s First Tornado Chasers’ tonight at Carmichael’s Bookstore starting at 7pm.
I remember last summer a stretch of days that stretched themselves so long and so tight with hot, hot heat that they dried up, became brittle and crumbled into sand.  And Louisville became a d
April 8, 2013 - 11:18am
Lee Shai Weissbach discusses small-town Jewish communities at UofL
As part of the Naamani Memorial Lecture Series, University of Louisville history scholar, Lee Shai Weissbach will present on Jewish cultures in small-town America tomorrow, Tuesday, April 9th, at 7:30pm
My great-grandma had the most beautiful first name: Leona.  Gosh.  That is a word that rolls up the tongue and then unfurls it like a red carpet.  And with a flick at the very end wi
February 21, 2013 - 12:32pm
Historian Earl J. Hess brings ‘The Civil War in the West’ to The Filson
Forget cowboys – find out how the west was won for real. Join historian Earl J. Hess tonight, Thursday, February 21st, at 6pm as he discusses the logistics of the Civil War’s Western theater at The Filson Historical Society.
There should be an impressive mustache.  Something like an animal pelt there above the mouth.  Majestic.  Lush like a walrus. The mustache is the sidekick.  The amigo.  The drawn gun cocked and quivering above the lip.  It bristles like a werewolf when threatened....
February 13, 2013 - 1:57pm
Journalist Sarah Garland tackles desegregation at Carmichael’s
A Louisville native, writer Sarah Garland brings her new book, ‘Divided We Fail’, to Carmichael’s Bookstore for a special reading and signing that faces the end of desegregation. Join her Friday, February 15th, at 7pm.
I’ve been collecting things that belonged to my blood.  At first passively – sure, Papa, I will take my great-grandfather’s collection of pipes if you don’t want them.  No, Papa, don’t toss Meemaw’s kettle – I’ll find a place for it. ...
January 24, 2013 - 9:00am
H&M to come to Oxmoor Center in Autumn of 2013
Representatives of Swedish fast fashion retailer H&M confirmed they will open a store in Louisville at Oxmoor Center in the autumn of 2013. If you've never heard of this chain, however, this is your introductory guide to H&M.
According to WAVE-TV late Wednesday evening, representatives for Swedish fast fashion retailer H&M confirmed that they will be opening a store in Louisville by the autumn of 2013. For fans of the retail chain based out of Stockholm who have had to visit their stores in Cincinnati and...