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May / June 2007

Evansville Living

Withering Heights

Kerry Postlewaite measures progress in his neighborhood in small but significant changes. Last year the decision by his next-door neighbor to invest in a new roof made Postlewaite “a very happy man.” The new roof stands out, given that several homes surrounding his have roofs with gaping holes, tumbling chimneys, rotting porches, or broken windows.

A Tale of Our City

Why do those old buildings matter, anyway? For the same reasons business travelers say they sometimes wake up in hotel rooms wondering briefly what city they’re in.

Culture

Men with Money

For years, my mother has offered me dating advice, so I was happy to learn business magazine Forbes and their Web site, www.forbes.com, contributed vital information to my Evansville dating life when they announced our city as the 19th most expensive city for a first date in a February article aptly titled “Most Expensive Cities for a First Date.”