HGTV Builds a Local Urban Oasis With a Little Help From Our Friends

This past week, HGTV offered local news outlets and bloggers an opportunity to see what has been a closely kept secret for about a year. HGTV began in 2010 giving away an Urban Oasis spot which was meant to complement their Dream Home and Smart Homes giveaways.   For each of the first five years, […]

KyBrA Athletics is Open on Broadway

A new gym, KyBrA Athletics opened recently at 804 N. Broadway, about three blocks north of Central Street. It’s a strength and conditioning gym operated by husband and wife team David and Sue Finney. David’s from Nashville and Sue is from Cleveland, but they met in Fayettville, W.V. while he attended Virginia Tech and she […]

Urban Adventures on a Warm January Weekend (plus Ticket Winners Announced)

I hadn’t intended to write about this, but I always have my camera around and, as it turned out, Urban Woman and I had a great time this past Friday night, Saturday and Sunday. In the midst of it, we kept saying, “Man, this has been so much fun. No way would we be doing […]

Juice Box Opens at 1324 N. Broadway

Just a bit north from downtown on Broadway at Glenwood Avenue, somewhere near the convergence of the Old North and Fourth and Gill neighborhoods, a collection of cool spots has started to aggregate. I’ve written about several over the years. A couple of years ago I wrote about Kickstand, a group providing bikes to those who […]

Downtown Yoga Opens at 1400 N. 6th Aveune, Open House Tonight

In the spirit of the stretching of what we consider to be downtown boundaries, Downtown Yoga has opened at 1400 N. 6th Avenue, which is just about as specifically between the Parkridge and Fourth and Gill neighborhoods as is geographically possible to be. Within sight of the murals proclaiming both neighborhoods, it’s about a five […]