The Signal Tribune newspaper

Commentary: Beautiful days in the neighborhood

Blair Cohn, BKBIA Executive Director

May 10, 2019

I’ve gushed about it before, and I have to gush about it again. I’m pretty fortunate to live and work in this neighborhood. It constantly creates so many, many unique memories and great friendships. One of my favorit...

Commentary: “What’s up? What’s new?”

Blair Cohn, BKBIA Executive Director

May 10, 2019

“What’s new? What’s going? What are you up to?” I’ve been to a lot of meetings, events and social gatherings lately, and people ask me these questions all the time. It’s a simple answer: “A lot.” So, I t...

Fatherhood

Blair Cohn, BKBIA Executive Director

April 19, 2019

I became a father for the first time at age 41. It was by adoption, and I was all the things a new parent would be: nervous, scared, uncertain and a bit naïve. The baby was just 4 months old when I brought her home. She wo...

The House is the home where the heart is

Blair Cohn, BKBIA Executive Director

March 6, 2019

It’s more than wood framing and stucco. It’s more than the concrete, insulation and wiring. The House on the east side of town is the binding epicenter of our family. Still there after 60 years of ownership is my dad ho...

Mr. I’m Gonna, I’m Gonna, I’m Gonna.

Blair Cohn, BKBIA Executive Director

February 1, 2019

He said: “I’m gonna eat better, stop drinking sodas, go to the gym, lose weight. I’m gonna get the car washed, pick up the dry cleaning, take the dog to the groomer. I’m gonna balance the checkbook, pay the bills,...

The grief marathon

The grief marathon

January 11, 2019

Friends with all

Friends with all

December 28, 2018

‘Tis the season for it all

Blair Cohn, BKBIA Executive Director

December 14, 2018

‘Tis the season for it all, and it already has been plenty. We are deep in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, and the momentum keeps building. Dec. 14 seems much later in the month than it really is, most likel...

And in this corner … | November 22, 2018

Blair Cohn, BKBIA Executive Director

November 21, 2018

Although I can’t believe we are now in the season of Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, holiday lists, holiday decorations, holiday songs– you get my drift, I do take a few moments to stop and think ab...

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