November 5, 2014 - 9:32am
Louisville's Portland neighborhood badly needs revitalizing input, but can the well-intentioned efforts of "outsiders" overcome the neighborhood's suspicions about gentrification?
The rain comes on fast, steaming off the cracked pavement in the June heat. “This damn weather,” John Owen says from my passenger seat.
February 5, 2013 - 10:19am
Discover a new hidden gem nestled in the heart of Buechel that serves up authentic Mediterranean dishes.
On a Sunday night a few weeks ago, we were in the mood for Mediterranean food but had trouble finding a restaurant that was open. A friend of ours, who lives off Taylorsville Road, introduced my husband and me to a little place called Petra.  Petra Restaurant and Cafe is a small locally owned...
September 17, 2012 - 10:30am
New ValuMarket grocery store provides fresh food and locally sourced products to Louisville's Park Duvalle neighborhood.
ValuMarket is one of Louisville's locally owned grocery store chains. With stores in the Highlands, East End, and South End neighborhoods of Louisville, it was logical to open up a new store in the Park Duvalle neighborhood of West Louisville.In June 2012, First Choice Market opened to the...
July 29, 2012 - 7:03pm
When I first started covering the Germantown-Schnitzelburg I didn’t know what to expect...
  The time has come to bid adieu to Germantown as a writer as I am now a downtown writer for Louisville.com, leaving my original post as a Germantown reporter.  When I first started covering Germantown-Schnitzelburg I didn’t know what to expect because I was new to Louisville and,...
July 29, 2012 - 7:03pm
If you’re not a part of the hungry few, this weekend can be very delicious, and philanthropic.  The Germantown-Schnitzelberg neighborhoods are hosting two special cookout events that give proceeds to charities and nonprofit organizations.
At sundown Friday, about 1.2 percent of Louisvillians began fasting in observance of Yom Kippur.  If you’re not a part of the hungry few, this weekend can be very delicious, and philanthropic.  The Germantown-Schnitzelberg neighborhoods are hosting two special cookout events that give proceeds to...