All posts by David M. F. Schankula

RECIPE FOR: "imPEACH-newBERRY POLITIC PIE"

by David Schankula Last Sunday’s Hairy-Liberal had a series of Letters to the Editor about CentrePointe and the mystery of the dead investor. They’re all worth reading, but Robert Clark, of Lexington, was certainly the winner… RECIPE FOR: “imPEACH-newBERRY POLITIC […]

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The UnTower Manifesto:

Rob Morris lays the groundwork for life after CentrePointeby David SchankulaOver the past week, Rob Morris has gone, as the kids say, medieval on the Webb Corporation, the

CentrePointe Intrigue: Myth #1

by David SchankulaMYTH #1: "The developers and investors are still committed to the project." That's what Jim Newberry said. But he has not backed it up -- it

CentrePointe Intrigue: The Death of What?

by David SchankulaLast week, Dudley Webb announced the bad news -- the mystery financier behind that hole in the ground downtown is dead.Bad news, indeed. All of it

Centrepointe Update From the Lexicon Project

[from the Lexicon Project]The Block Where Nothing HappenedSince we first crafted this idea two weeks ago some people have voiced their wish to not only write about why

WRITE A LETTER TO MAYOR NEWBERRY ABOUT THE BLOCK WHERE NOTHING HAPPENED

Tell him how wrong he is – Deadline: April 5, 2009.“I've lived in Lexington for 35 years. Nothing of consequence ever happened on that block.” --Lexington’s Mayor Jim

Can Jim Newberry tame the curse of CentrePointe?

By David SchankulaMayor Newebberry today announced his intention to run for re-election in 2010, flying straight at the harsh beast that has already slayed two political campaigns.Appearing on

CentrePointe: An ugly welcome to Lexington in 2010? Marriott Dropping Out?

- David SchankulaTwo weeks ago, we sent Mayor Newberry and the Webb Companies a short email outlining a few, very basic questions about CentrePointe. We were curious

Mayor Newberry Responds, Says Nothing; Defers to those in charge of Lexington

[from Joe Sonka, David Schankula and Willie Davis]Dear Mayor Newberry, Mr. Webb, and that other Mr. Webb:Two weeks ago, we sent you a brief letter asking a few

A Few Simple Questions - Ace - Sonka - 2009

A Few Very Simple CentrePointe Questions for Mayor Newberry

View PDF of page 5 print edition This letter was sent to Mayor Newberry (and the Webbs) late on Sunday evening. Answers are, presumably, forthcoming... Dear Mayor Newberry, In January, at



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