Historic Sidewalk View (BS File Postcard)
Historic Sidewalk View (BS File Postcard)
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Historic Sidewalk View (BS File Postcard)
Historic Sidewalk View. (Broken Sidewalk)

Congratulations to Trent Burdick and Jeff n Clifton for correctly identifying the last sidewalk photo as East Burnett Street looking toward Shelby Street. Here’s a new sidewalk view—vintage style—ready for identification in the comments.

Local News

  • New sushi restaurant on Baxter Ave. called Wasabiya opens (Louey, Consuming)
  • Roxbury nightclub to open in Theater Square on Fourth Street (C-J)
  • Candy Jacks antique shop moves to Frankfort Avenue (9th District)
  • Swan Dive celebrating 1-year anniversary with a bike ride Friday (F Gas)
  • Schnitzelburg Walk rescheduled due to weather (G-town S-burg)
  • Plan to make cement by burning tires upsets SW community (Fox 41, Valley Report)
  • And Jeffersonville is upset with an asphalt plant (Fox 41)
  • Intl. Downtown Assoc. lists Louisville as Downtown of the Month (Biz First, The Edit)
  • Jeffersonville chooses finalists for Canal District logo competition (C-J)
  • Louisville part of national foreclosure upswing (WFPL)
  • The Blind Pig opens to rave reviews (Lou HotBytes)
  • Derby Museum reopens after flooding (Fox 41, C-J)
  • Belle of Louisville gets another historic designation (Fox 41)
  • Clarksville planning a history museum (C-J)
  • Ear X-tacy ranked as 6th best indie store in America (C-J)
  • Art project being installed at NA’s Bank Street Brewhouse (NAC 1, NAC 2)
  • Manufacturing slowly moving back to United States, Louisville (C-J)
  • Seating unveiled at Papa John’s Stadium expansion (Fox 41, C-J)


  • Changes to how kids get to school in the last 40 years (StreetsBlog)
  • Awesome photo of valet bike parking at Thunder (CART)
  • 32 ‘art-bikes’ made by high schoolers on display in Louisville (C-J)
  • Two new wardrobe options for cyclists (Daily Score, Swiss Miss)
  • People for Bikes hopes for one million people to sign petition (GOOD)
  • Trolley cars no longer require overhead wires (GG Wash)
  • The gas tax: A trip back in legislative time (StreetsBlog)
  • Shoppers walk farther than workers when it comes to parking (How We Drive)
  • Dan Burden talks about creating walkable neighborhoods (StreetsBlog)
  • Helsinki looks to make bus stops fun with ‘Urban Play’ campaign (Core77)
  • See.Click.Fix allows citizens to respond to misguided complaints (CART)
  • Can ferries play a useful role in the broader transportation system? (Transport Politic)

Everything Else

  • Nine great streets from around the world (Shareable)
  • Back when Kentucky might have been called Transylvania (The Edit)
  • Using less paper: White Pages directory won’t be blanket distributed (WFPL, Biz First, C-J)
  • Green Lex Video: UK building to save 42% in Energy Use (Enviro Leader)
  • Not green: Get your $1000, glacier-ice mint julep before they’re all gone (Biz First)
  • Satellite images show scars of mountaintop removal in Appalachia (Tree Hugger)
  • Polystyrene insulation in SIPs and ICFs not really that green (TreeHugger)
  • Wash. DC’s 5 cent plastic bag tax generates $150,000 in a month (GOOD, WaPo)
  • New ideas for revitalizing rural areas (Daily Yonder via P-zen)
  • Ten weirdest urban ecosystems on Earth (IO9)
  • Some nice tilt-shift photography from New York (Cool Hunting)
  • And a few flickr photos of the day here and here and here.
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  1. That is a great idea Ken. Maybe Tom Owens would be available to guide the tour through a neighborhood.