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Why I Love This Bar: Or, Why Most Bars Suck

This article is cross-posted at A Bookish Beemer, Brittany-Ann’s personal blog. Among friends, I talk a lot about a particular bar that I frequent. After hearing my descriptions of this bar and my experiences in it, everyone has expressed interest in checking it out. After reading the comments on this post (specifically the comments by AB about bar culture), I began wondering just what it is that I like so much about it. If you’d asked me before today, I would say that I like it because I feel comfortable there, that several family members frequent it as well, that…

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Louisville’s Guide to Super Bowl XLV

No, Louisvillians don’t have a vested interest in tomorrow’s gridiron grudge match, but who won’t be tuning in? Either for the commercials, the halftime show, or the game itself, everyone has something to see in this Super Bowl. And both the Packers and Steelers have plenty of local support. The Packers have long been a favorite in the Derby City, going back to the Golden Boy,  Paul Hornung. Born and raised here, Hornung won the Heisman Trophy before a Hall of Fame career in Green Bay. The Louisville Sports Commission this year gave out the first Paul Hornung Award, to…