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Trees, old cars & a ‘wayfaring thespian’

COVINGTON, Ky. – Tonight the fall equinox ushers in the arrival of Libra, the sign of balance and reflection, corresponding with a time of equal darkness and light (That whole balance thing, you know), and all over the world, the length of day and nighttime hours will be darn near equal. Ba...

Pumpkin ale & poets

COVINGTON, Ky. – Hypothetically speaking, let’s say you just spent almost two weeks off the grid canoeing in the Canadian wilderness. Your party saw almost no one, but you did witness the Northern Lights (3x) ... discover pictographs and petroglyphs … had semi-close encounters ...

BLINK® festival’s footprint in The Cov to be bigger

Among the places illuminated during the BLINK festival in 2019 was the building at 501 Madison and the London Police mural at Fourth Street and Scott Boulevard. 1.3MM attended colorful regional light, art show in ‘19 COVINGTON, Ky. – When the massive and wildly popular BLINK&r...

Photo contest winners get picture shoot atop iconic Suspension Bridge

Allison Rotella was a winner in 2019 with this photo of the then-closed bridge. (Photo used with permission). Public to help select top images in six categories COVINGTON, Ky. – Get your cameras out and head to the river. July will see the return of the “Focus on the Roebling&rd...

Dad, Juneteenth, birdies & raqs sharqi

COVINGTON, Ky. – Fortunately, we’re supposed to get relief (albeit temporary) from this hotter-than-the-hinges-of-Hades heat this weekend, so get out and enjoy yourself before the feeling of being in a furnace returns. Sunday is Father’s Day. If you’re a Dad, Stepdad, or D...

Spiderman, poetry & the zine thing

COVINGTON, Ky. – We’re pretty sure you have a weekend planned that’s full of cookouts and pool parties this Memorial Day Weekend, but we hope you’ll make a point in between the festivities to pause and honor the many who paid the ultimate sacrifice in their service to our cou...

Tacos, fast horses & Mom

COVINGTON, Ky. – It is the Triple Crown of weekends: Cinco de Mayo tonight, Kentucky Derby on Saturday, and Mother’s Day on Sunday. In other words, tacos, tequila, horses, gambling, fancy hats, bourbon, and honoring the woman you owe EVERY. WONDERFUL. THING. So if Monday rolls arou...

Yarn Day, GAC & fairy portals

COVINGTON, Ky. – While we can’t guarantee sunny skies and 70-degree temperatures, we can promise worthwhile things to get outside and do in The Cov this weekend. Pick up a tree seedling to plant on Arbor Day. … Clean up an area of The Cov during the Great American Clean Up (or ...

Derby wear (tonight), Earth Day & ‘sonder’

COVINGTON, Ky. – A couple of events this week remind us of how things ought to be in the world. The annual recognition of Earth Day on Friday and its accompanying events on Saturday exhort us to take better care of this one precious orb upon which we live and breathe. Similarly, a &ldquo...

Easter, Eilerman & Coconut Stout

COVINGTON, Ky. – Obviously, Sunday morning will be all about Easter services and brunches and egg searches and the like. The weather should be decent, and we have three pieces of advice: Bonnets are back … find every hard-boiled egg, lest that smell grow fairly foul come July … a...
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