LEO Weekly: What National Media Miss About the Dining Scene

LEO Weekly: What National Media Miss About the Dining Scene

You might get lucky if someone exclaims “Oh, Muhammad Ali!” But chances are, go anywhere in the world, mention you live in Louisville and expect the requisite: “Hey, KFC!” Which is not totally unfair — the immediate sight I beheld exiting a Tube stop during my first...
Stairway to Seven – Your Boy Goes to the Derby

Stairway to Seven – Your Boy Goes to the Derby

Originally appearing May 8, 2017 at LEO Weekly. The middle of Race 10, a little over two hours before the day’s marquee event, is approximately the time I realized I might’ve made an error in judgement — not an uncommon feeling with regard to the Derby. A heaping...

LEO Weekly: Droppin’ in on the Inexplicable Trump Rally

This originally appeared in the March 21, 2017 issue of LEO Weekly. “Official Donald J. Trump for President Gear is ONLY Available Inside the Venue” read the bottom of the ticket to get into the rally in Louisville on Monday night. This struck me as odd. If you...
LEO Weekly: We went to a vape party so you didn’t have to

LEO Weekly: We went to a vape party so you didn’t have to

I went to a vape party. Until last week, I had no idea such a thing existed. Now that the smell of the dankest pecan pie ever concocted has permeated and anchored itself onto every hair on my head, it’s not something I shall forget anytime soon, regardless of want or...
LEO Weekly’s WELP!: A seat at The Table

LEO Weekly’s WELP!: A seat at The Table

Louisville will see two new additions to the dining scene this month. One will bring the city’s very first completely pay-what-you-can model, a concept that accepts both American Express and sweat equity, offering a solid dining experience to an underserved food...
LEO Weekly’s WELP!: Godspeed You Mall Emperor

LEO Weekly’s WELP!: Godspeed You Mall Emperor

“And I — my head oppressed by horror — said: ‘Master, what is it that I hear? Who are those people so defeated by their pain?’      And he to me: ‘This miserable way is taken by the sorry souls of those who lived without disgrace and without praise....