Louisville Magazine

NOV 2018

Louisville Magazine is Louisville's city magazine, covering Louisville people, lifestyles, politics, sports, restaurants, entertainment and homes. Includes a monthly calendar of events.

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brazeiros.com sarinolouisville.com 10 LOUISVILLE MAGAZINE 11.18 LETTER In 2009, my wife Brooke and I shipped our family out of Louisville for diplomatic posts, first to Sweden, then to the UK. Apart from a fleeting return to Louisville in 2012, we were away for seven years. We cherished that time abroad, but home is where our hearts were. Our first Saturdays in May were marked by late nights in front of unreliable internet simulcasts, with the Derby often not yet official until the first minutes of Sunday. Family and friends visited, and we had all the local news sites and stations bookmarked, but nothing brought Louisville back into our lives like the jumbo manila envelope that arrived once a month bearing the mail pile from home. at's because somewhere in the heap of bills, solicitations and catalogs would always be Louisville Magazine. More than giving us news or names from home, it managed to give us, with its tone and editorial choices, with its look and feel, something close to home itself. In last month's issue, former owner- publisher Dan Crutcher left the question unanswered about whether he had succeeded in making the magazine good. at was for readers to decide, he wrote. e answer from me, a reader of Louisville Magazine since I moved here 18 years ago, is a highly unscientific and highly certain "and then some." I am so grateful to him for entrusting me with the stewardship of what he and so many Making Louisville

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