The Horizon

Horizon guide to Thunder over Louisville, Pegasus Pins, KDF

Horizon guide to Thunder over Louisville, Pegasus Pins, KDF

Callie Manias, Mac Aubrey, and Abby Bauerla

April 1, 2019


Filed under Features, Local

  1. Claim Your Spot Early The air show begins at 3 p.m., so you should plan to get there way before that. The committed people get there early in the morning to claim the best spot. If you want to claim a large amount of grassy area right on the riverfront in Indiana or Kentucky, you...

Authentic European-style pub comes closer to home

Authentic European-style pub comes closer to home

Jayla Rose, staff reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Features, Local

Eighteen years ago in the heart of Chicago, Joe Phillips visited a peculiar restaurant in a Victorian-style building. With the sounds of Billie Holiday filling the room from the ceiling to the rustic, uneven floors, Phillips knew he wanted to have his own rustic-style bar. Phillips now owns Pints&union,...

Frank Oz – the character, not the voice

Frank Oz – the character, not the voice

Joshua Roy and Mac Aubrey

March 20, 2019


Filed under Campus, Features, Local, News

On Tuesday, March 19, Frank Oz spoke to a packed house about his career with The Muppets and Sesame Street, as well as his days as a director and experiences working with Jim Henson and George Lucas. “First of all, I’m not a voice person. I don’t even think of the voices. I do the character...

Local Restaurant Pays it Forward

Local Restaurant Pays it Forward

Callie Manias, staff reporter

March 18, 2019


Filed under Local

“The food is secondary to what we do. It’s about the relationships,” said Jeff Minton, founder of 8th Street Pizza. The boutique pizza shop has a different clientele and philosophy than most restaurants, enabling the homeless population to eat based on the kindness of others. Being the only ...

Fighting for food and family in southern Indiana

Fighting for food and family in southern Indiana

Joshua Roy, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019


Filed under Features, Local

A young woman walks a baby laden stroller down the street. In the stroller, along with the baby, are a few small shopping bags filled with light, prepackaged foods. Without access to a car, she can only carry the bare necessities back to her house. The rest of her money goes to renting out a small one...

A tasty take on outer space

A tasty take on outer space

Marc Andry, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019


Filed under Features, Local

Sweet and savory aromas rise off Summer Sieg’s grill as Darth Vader watches closely and Yoda keeps an eye on the customers. Seig is the owner and founder of Lady Tron’s, a one-of-a-kind fifties-style diner with a unique take on outer space. Upon walking into Lady Tron’s, customers are filled...

Citizens’ Climate Lobby guides the New Albany chapter with a workshop

Citizens’ Climate Lobby guides the New Albany chapter with a workshop

Mac Aubrey, staff reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under Local, News

A group of over 30 people joined together at 8th Street Pizza in New Albany on Jan. 24 to put three hours of their Sunday toward learning about solutions to climate change. The Climate Advocate Workshop was hosted by volunteers of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL). CCL is a non-profit, nonpartisan, grassroots...

Southern Indiana’s 3D Valley Farm

Southern Indiana’s 3D Valley Farm

Brandon Miniard, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under Kentuckiana, Local, Profiles

Nestled on the corner of Bank and Market Street in downtown New Albany, dozens of vendors and farmers offer their fresh produce, organic meats and—at the stand belonging to local farmers Steve and Jane Carr—bourbon barrel-aged maple syrup. The couple sells their products at the farmer’s markets...

Brewing and Booming

Brewing and Booming

Callie Manias, staff reporter

February 17, 2019


Filed under Coffee, Local

A college student  opens the doors to a hustling coffee shop filled with cheerful baristas and order his or her drink of choice and then sits down, hoping to get some work done. The local coffee shop chain, Coffee Crossing, has been filled with people working, studying and hanging out for 15 years an...

The cutting controversy of logging in Indiana state forests

The cutting controversy of logging in Indiana state forests

Mac Aubrey, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Features, Local

The management practices in Indiana state forests adhere to national and international sustainability criteria, but controversy regarding logging regulations of public forestland remains intact. Southern Indiana is home to some of the largest public woodlands in the state, including Clark State Forest,...

BrickUniverse Lego Fan Convention brings local Lego lovers to downtown Louisville

BrickUniverse Lego Fan Convention brings local Lego lovers to downtown Louisville

Mac Aubrey, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Features, Local

A room full of hundreds of Lego creations and tens of thousands of Lego bricks is a wonderland in the eyes of Lego lovers alike. BrickUniverse Lego Fan Convention showcased that wonderland at the Kentucky International Convention Center in downtown Louisville on Jan. 19 and 20. Children and adults...

Hot Chicken Arrives in New Albany

Hot Chicken Arrives in New Albany

Callie Manias, staff reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Local

Cox’s Hot Chicken found its home on Main Street in New Albany a little over two months ago and is the first of its type in southern Indiana. Andrew Cox, founder and owner of the restaurant, saw his hometown of  New Albany as a marketable place to sell the popular hot chicken and southern-style side...