Throughout the last several years, Jack and Lisa Philips have had a very successful business on the Covington Square, the Cork. At the wine, beer, cigar and specialty foods store, you can find a great selection.
We witnessed another great week of music, and by all accounts the benefit show for Dillon Bragg went very well. That's awesome. The great music will continue this week, as this weekend's shows reads like a "Who's Who" of well-known Covington musical acts. So, here we go:
How we spend our leisure time varies a great deal. There are a variety of ways to spend time with our friends and family. One of those ways that has grown in popularity among many active youth and young adults is skateboarding.
I hope you are holding up in this scorching heat and enjoying the last few weeks of summer. Summer seems to last forever and I would be perfectly happy if it only lasted a month or two. I can already feel a bit of the summertime blues creeping in, and I'm counting the days until fall and cooler weather arrives.
Wow, it's been one ridiculously hot summer. How many days in a row have the thermometer hit 90 degrees? Fortunately, though, throughout this heat, we've had a lot of great local music to help us through these dog days of summer, and this week looks to continue that trend. Here's a look at what's on tap.
One of the keys to economic development is to have good transportation. It is said that transportation ranks right up there with a good labor force and good educational resources. Of course there are other factors but we are blessed in all three of those areas as a community. Think with me for a few moments about our good position when it comes to transportation.
Howdy, folks. Thanks for the comments and feedback on the last edition. We saw a big week of music around these parts and this upcoming week looks to be equally impressive. So grab a plate, and let's dig in.
Headlines remind us each day that many in the world are facing serious challenges. While none of us can answer all the challenges, all of us can respond is some way to be a part of the answers and not the problems.
Are you looking for a place to meet with a friend, hold a community meeting or pause for a great cup of coffee? There is just such a place on Emory Street, just before you enter Oxford -- the Common Ground Coffee House.
It's been a heck of a week for me musically, still coming down off that great Bitteroots show at the Iris Bred's Listening Room, and preparing to play a show, myself, with Sweet Harmony at that very same spot.
Plenty of thoughts come to mind when thinking of the Covington Square: a variety of shopping; good places to eat or meet for a drink; ice cream cones, fresh-banked cinnamon rolls or a gift basket of olive oil.