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Heine Brothers’ Plans to Open New LouisvilleKY Store on June 1

Fair Trade and Organic Roaster has transformed building near Mid City Mall   LOUISVILLE, Ky. –Heine Brothers’ Coffee, Louisville’s original fair trade and organic coffee roaster, is soon ready to relocate its café at the corner of Bardstown Rd. and Longest Ave. to a larger building in front of Mid-City Mall at 1250 Bardstown Rd, just a stone’s throw away.  Heine Brothers’ expects to close the old location on Thursday, May 31, at 11:00 AM. Pending a few final inspections, the new location will open for regular business hours on Friday, June 1 at 6:00 a.m. “Our customers have been asking for more space, so…


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LouisvilleKY’s Waterfront plans a busy summer beginning this weekend

Louisville, Kentucky – Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Council members, and Waterfront Development Corporation President David Karem were joined by park event and vendor representatives at the Brown-Forman Amphitheater this afternoon to announce all the new attractions and events planned for Waterfront Park this summer. From a jam-packed Memorial Day Weekend to the new Funk Fest in August and the Jug Band Jubilee in September, every weekend will be filled with events and activities for the public’s enjoyment. The Mayor’s Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle and the Fleur de Flea Vintage Urban Market will bookend the summer on Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends,…


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LIBA Hires Neighborhood Initiatives Manager for West and South LouisvilleKY

Louisville, KY – The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) has hired Johnetta Roberts to serve as Neighborhood Initiatives Manager for South and West Louisville. Building on LIBA’s successful “keep South Louisville weird” campaign, as well as the organization’s targeted efforts to support current and aspiring local businesses in West Louisville, Roberts will work in a part-time capacity to lead grassroots campaigns and promote independent business growth. LIBA’s neighborhood development strategies include a sustained education campaign on the benefits of supporting local business, mentoring activities for business owners and their employees, and marketing strategies to highlight independent businesses in the target areas. Johnetta…


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IT Symposium to bring top industry experts to LouisvilleKY

Join 200 IT Leaders for a Day of Networking and Knowledge-Transfer at the Louisville IT Symposium Featuring Keynote Speakers Aaron Thomas, Gary Garfield and Mike Nettles LOUISVILLE, Ky., PRNewswire-PRWeb — The Louisville IT Symposium is returning to the Galt House Hotel on June 13th and will once again bring tremendous value to the IT leadership community. This is a one-day networking and educational conference designed for Senior Information Technology leaders. There will be over 200 CIOs, VPs, Directors, and Managers present at this year’s event. View our full agenda here. Register you and your management teams here. As technology continues to play an ever-increasing role in…


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PetSmart Charities® Awards LouisvilleKY’s animal shelter $40K Grant

Funding aimed at reducing pet population through local spay/neuter efforts LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Louisville Metro Animal Services recently received a $40K grant from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America, to help reduce the pet population in Jefferson County. LMAS is using the grant to offer spay/neuter vouchers to Jefferson County residents, which can be redeemed at any Jefferson County Veterinary office or the Kentucky Humane Society SNIP Clinic. “We are thankful PetSmart Charities awarded LMAS this grant so we can offer discounted vouchers to the public,” said shelter director Ozzy Gibson. “It’s another tool in…


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Electric Fans Needed for LouisvilleKY Seniors and Disabled Residents

Donations accepted through June 11; Fan giveaway on June 16 Louisville, KY – With the arrival of warmer temperatures, KIPDA Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living is once again teaming up with Louisville Metro Office for Aging & Disabled Citizens (OADC) to collect electric fans for seniors and persons with physical disabilities.  The fans will be distributed to qualified individuals within the KIPDA region including Jefferson, Bullitt, Henry, Shelby, Oldham, Spencer, and Trimble Counties. Donations of new box fans will be collected through June 11 at: KIPDA, 11520 Commonwealth Drive (Lou., KY 40299) WLKY Studio, 1918 Mellwood Ave. (Lou, KY 40206) Drop…


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LouisvilleKY Earns Bronze Medal on Policies that Improve Residents’ Health and Quality of Life

Louisville makes progress in promoting health and quality of life, according to new CityHealth report Louisville, KY., – Louisville earned a bronze medal in an evaluation of whether its policies improve residents’ health and quality of life, according to the CityHealth initiative’s updated city ratings. CityHealth, an initiative of the de Beaumont Foundation and Kaiser Permanente, offers a close look at whether the nation’s 40 largest cities have nine key policies in place that experts say help residents lead healthier lives and make communities thrive. For each of these nine policies, CityHealth awarded each city a gold, silver, bronze, or…


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Nine Inch Nails to perform at LouisvilleKY’s Louder Than Life festival

Louder Than Life Returns This Fall With Its Biggest Event Yet Featuring Nine Inch Nails & More! Fifth Annual Festival Expands To Three Days September 28, 29 & 30, 2018 At Champions Park In Louisville, KY. Presale Tickets Are On Sale Now!   Louisville, KY., – Nine Inch Nails leads the bill for Louder Than Life’s biggest event yet. The fifth annual festival, held in Louisville, KY, expands to three days for the first time ever – September 28, 29 & 30 — at Champions Park. Look for the full lineup to be announced Monday, June 4. VIP and General…


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Triple Crown contender Justify returns to LouisvilleKY to train for third jewel

Story and photo from www.churchilldowns.com   Louisville, KY., – WinStar Farm, China Horse Club, Head of Plains Partners and Starlight Racing’s undefeated Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (Grade I) and Preakness Stakes (GI) winner Justify returned to Churchill Downs on Sunday at 2:15 p.m. (all times Eastern) to begin training for the third jewel in racing’s Triple Crown, the June 9 Belmont Stakes (GI). “It was a very smooth trip back to Kentucky,” Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert’s assistant Jimmy Barnes said. “We had a great trip to Pimlico. We brought two horses and they both won. The only thing that wasn’t so great was the weather….


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Round1 coming to LouisvilleKY’s Jefferson Mall

Photos from Jefferson Mall’s Facebook page…   CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. and Louisville, KY., –(BUSINESS WIRE) CBL Properties (NYSE:CBL) announced the first phase of redevelopment plans at Jefferson Mall in Louisville, Kentucky. The redevelopment will deliver a new-to-market entertainment venue, Round1 Bowling & Amusement. Construction on Round1 is currently underway in the former Macy’s building with an anticipated grand opening prior to holiday 2018. “The addition of Round1 will position Jefferson Mall as a premier entertainment destination for our customers in the Louisville market and will draw visitors from the surrounding region,” said Stephen Lebovitz, president & CEO, CBL Properties. “CBL has…