The Resurgence of Fourth and Muhammad Ali, Downtown Louisville’s ’100 Percent Corner’

April 16, 2015

"Three strikingly good events have occurred in recent days, and it gives me great pleasure to celebrate them," commentator Keith Runyon writes. Read Story


The Familiar Crack of a Louisville Slugger Bat

April 10, 2015

When I was growing up, we kids who lived here in the Falls City took particular pride, especially during baseball season, when big league players stepped up to the plate wielding Louisville Sluggers. In those days, baseball was indeed the … Read Story

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Remembering Louisville’s Glorious Movie Row

February 26, 2015

A few weeks ago, on a Saturday afternoon, I found myself on the stage of the Brown Theatre interviewing a distinguished filmmaker about his new movie. All of the sudden, as I sat there looking out at the audience of nearly 1,000 people, I was swept back 50 or 60 years ago to the days when the Brown was just one of a whole cluster of theatres in downtown Louisville that screened movies. Read Story


The Selma to Montgomery March From the Eyes of a Child in Louisville

January 29, 2015

The older I grow, the more I think that prejudice of all varieties survives because of convenience. Read Story

Remembering Louisville Metro Council President Jim King

January 15, 2015

Commentator Keith Runyon remembers Louisville Metro Council President Jim King, who died Wednesday night. Read Story