New Albany is a state of mind … but whose? Since 2004, we’ve been observing the contemporary scene in this slowly awakening old river town. If it’s true that a pre-digital stopped clock is right twice a day, when will New Albany learn to tell time?
Friday, February 17, 2017
Welcome to the machine, or how Chairman Dickey schools his fresh young protege in the ways of free speech.
But NA Confidential won't ever stop communicating with them. We're just stubborn that way.
NA Confidential's mask-free policy on reader comments.
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To reiterate, I insist upon this solely to lessen the frequency of malicious anonymity, which unfortunately plagues certain other blogs hereabouts.
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How will we know that downtown revitalization is succeeding?
Downtown businessmen don't have to be told that racism is unacceptable.
Downtown coffee shops have enough business to be open evenings and weekends.
Main Street furniture warehousers show their windows again.