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Urban Ecosystems: Why there’s probably a raccoon living on your block

Cities are their own manmade ecosystems, and they're teeming with wildlife. One animal particularly fit for the challenges of urban life is the raccoon, and...

Tonight! KY Place documentary series tackles the Ninth Street Divide

"The history of the 9th Street Divide starts with urban renewal. Around that time period, cities around the country decided they were going to...

Preservation Focus: Theaters: Royal Theater

(Editor’s Note: As part of Preservation Month 2016, Broken Sidewalk is highlighting some of the most storied theaters of Louisville in an ongoing Focus...

How Louisville’s bad air quality is “like a sunburn” for your...

Tuesday was the first Ozone Alert Day of Louisville's early summer season. The Air Pollution Control District warned us yesterday that ozone levels would be in...

Taking stock of National Bike Everywhere Month in Louisville on the...

We're entering the final stretch of National Bike Everywhere Month, and May's signature event is upon us tomorrow, Friday, May 20: National Bike to...

Anatomy of a Protected Bike Lane: Infographic shows overwhelming benefits of...

Have you ever pedaled along a real Protected Bike Lane? A bike lane separated from the stress of fast-paced streets filled with speeding motorists...

Day & Night: Louisville demonstrates that segregation isn’t just about where...

In cities, you’ll sometimes hear people talk about a “daytime population”: not how many people live in a place, but how many gather there...

Meet your Metro Council candidates: District 4

This year, Broken Sidewalk asked each Metro Council candidate to respond to a survey of questions related to the topics we cover here on...

Russell hopes to grow a hundred new businesses with kitchen incubator...

Jay's Cafeteria was once a food hub for the Russell neighborhood, where sit-down restaurants remain a scarcity even today. But in less than a...