Photo by Diane Deaton-Street
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Photo by Diane Deaton-Street
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Congratulations to Jeff Noble for correctly identifying our last sidewalk photo as St. Joseph Street looking west toward Brook Street in Old Louisville. Here’s a new sidewalk photo ready for identification in the comments.

And one more thanks to our February site sponsor, Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company. Our supporters keep Broken Sidewalk online. If you would like to learn about our affordable sponsorship opportunities, please get in touch.

Local News

  • These impromptu “flash mobs” sound really cool (Consuming Lou)
  • New pizza place opening on Baxter Avenue (Consuming Lou)
  • Two new pubs heading to the Highlands (Mojo)
  • Another Italian restaurant headed to former Ray Parella’s site (LHB)
  • Mayor of Mainz, Germany to tour green initiatives in Louisville (U of L)
  • New Albany’s Ohio River Greenway growing again (N & T, C-J)
  • The Church on East Market Street with new photos (Historic Butchertown)
  • Check out the history of Russell’s Western Branch Library (Russell blog)
  • Three from Louisville semifinalists in 2010 James Beard awards (C-J)
  • If you haven’t been, you should check out the Swan Dive (Consuming Lou)
  • Three new companies in Louisville to create 145 jobs (WFPL, C-J)
  • Louisville still having a hard time dealing with that Peta chicken (LEO)
  • More on the possible future of the abandoned Showcase Cinemas (C-J)
  • What’s in store for Freedom Hall after the new arena opens? (C-J, Fox 41)
  • Lecture on architects Clark & Loomis at Conrad-Caldwell House March 24 (H & I)
  • What’s going to happen to Cherokee Park’s teepee? (Common Ground)
  • Interesting feature on Downtown’s twin light houses (C-J)
  • Louisville has a murder-free February (C-J)
  • Floyd County group to focus on smart growth (N & T)

Transportation

  • Rangeland Elementary gets grant for improved sidewalks (WFPL)
  • Parking permits in downtown New Albany not catching on (N & T)
  • More on Bunning’s shut down of the US DOT (StreetsBlog, C-J, Mojo)
  • More about Louisville and national High Speed Rail (CART)
  • Two ‘habitual traffic violators’ arrested in New Albany (N & T)
  • Don’t get your car repaired in Louisville (Biz First)
  • Say goodbye to the Hummer (NY Times)
  • What a stupid car advertisement (F Gas)
  • Video: In Japan, the tow trucks are motorcycles (How We Drive)
  • It looks like people are starting to drive more again (GOOD)
  • Motor vehicles are pretty bad for climate change (NRDC)
  • Rules for bikes and mopeds in New Albany (NA Confidential)
  • Promote wintertime biking by giving out hot chocolate (Copen-ize)
  • Why J.R.R. Tolkien sold his car and went by bike (Disc. Urbanism)
  • Drive thru’s hurting in the down economy, too (Hub & Spokes)

Everything Else

  • Write about Louisville, win two free nights at 21c (Trazzler)
  • New study links liquor stores and crime (The Edit)
  • E.On is considering selling LG & E (C-J)
  • Kansas City planning a museum about the suburbs (KC Star)
  • Graffiti looks strangely appropriate on Chicago’s modern wing (A-N)
  • Housing starts up but still way down (Economist)
  • But local Realtors happy about recent gains (C-J and C-j2)
  • More on the spread of poverty into the suburbs (NAC)
  • Still following the bankrupt General Growth Prop? (WSJ 1, WSJ2, WSJ3)
  • Rem Koolhaas’ OMA splitting once again (Dezeen)
  • And a few flickr photos of the day here and here and here.
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