Photo by Diane Deaton-Street
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Photo by Diane Deaton-Street
(Diane Deaton-Street)

There’s no stumping you all. Well done Jeff Noble and John for another correctly identified sidewalk photo. Tuesday’s photo was taken on Douglass Boulevard at Eleanor Avenue, which incidentally has no sidewalks, in the Highlands-Douglass neighborhood. Here’s a new sidewalk photo ready for your enjoyment.

Local News

  • Astronomists discuss importance of dark skies to safety, enviro. Oct. 2 (Lou Green)
  • ‘Rock-n-roll’ barber, the Derby City Chop Shop, opens on B-town Road (Consuming Lou)
  • Next year’s Derby & Oaks logos revealed with masculine & feminine lines (Biz First)
  • The St. James Art Show and the (now illegal) peddling that goes on nearby (LEO, C-J)
  • Cement plant says burning tires instead of coal could improve its air quality (C-J)
  • A letter praising the downtown revitalization efforts of New Albany (NA Confidential)
  • And a few photos from inside the New Albany Toast on Market (NA Confidential)
  • Grapes and wine were big before Prohibition, resurgence expected again (Smiley Pete)

Transportation

  • Report suggests Feds subsidize parking 6 times more than transit (StreetsBlog)
  • Miles Per Gallon ratings will become useless in the age of electric cars (GOOD)
  • That broken lock upstream from Lou is one huge problem for river traffic (C-J)
  • 40oz. Fun Run bike ride planned for Oct. 10 with BBQ and free beer (F GasRCCS)
  • Thoughts on why any bike lane, even in door zone, is a good bike lane (B. Biker via SBnet)
  • The story of Danish Prime Minister Rasmussen’s ride through Central Park (NY Mag)
  • Another installment detailing the perils of distracted driving (NY Times)

Everything Else

  • Considering the future of housing in a a green, post-suburban market (New Geography)
  • More evidence that a loved & loyal city is a prosperous city (G & M, Lex Streetsweeper)
  • Lou must try harder to be on this list of where young people are going (Creative Class)
  • Ken Burns’ National Parks documentary available online until October 9 (GOOD)
  • Urbanites in Portland and New York look for urban farming opportunities (The Edit)
  • One report on sprawl leads to two opposing views; which to believe? (World Changing)
  • Simple architecture and the ‘Plain beauty of well-made things’ (Design Observer)
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