As 2013 dawns, it’s time to look back on 2012. Like any other year, 2012 had its ups and downs. Before we get to the highlights, let’s look at the lowlights. Below, in no particular order, are the 12 bummers of 2012 in the Greater Lafayette arts and culture scene. There were many closures, missed opportunities [...]
This week the Journal and Courier endorsed Mitt Romney for president. The takeaway: while the editorial board had high hopes during Obama’s first term, he didn’t accomplish everything he promised, so we might as well go with the other guy. The J&C was dismissive of the adversarial congressional environment, where the last four years have [...]
Gilbert Brantley promoted a country-rock sound, heavy on the rock. Brantley’s set was way more rocking and interesting than 90 percent of current “rock” bands on the radio.
Perhaps Jester’s can turn a corner this fall and insert itself as a top place for national talent. The feel of that room is not like any other in Greater Lafayette. I hope it sticks around.
On Friday afternoon, 73-year-old bicyclist William Thomas was riding near 9 th and Central when a motorist passed him, pulled over to the side of the road, got out of his car, and attacked the bicyclist in what appears to be a fit of road rage. The full details of the story are [...]
If you have lived in the Greater Lafayette Area for any amount of time, you have undoubtedly almost hit at least one Purdue student walking across the road at some point. I have always found it odd that the college, center for learning and beacon of knowledge in this dark time of stupidity, is the location [...]
My father has been in the highway construction business since the early 80’s. Several times in my life I found myself working summers in my dad’s shop. At one point in the more recent past I even spent a good amount of time running his business with him and getting a much more intimate view [...]