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Family Fun, Cards’ Celebration, Country Music and Farmers Market Headline Fourth Street Live! Events

There’s plenty of exciting attractions coming to Fourth Street Live!, including events for fans of basketball, country music, and healthy eating. FAMILY FUN DAY Bring the whole family, including those with four legs, to Fourth Street Live! on June 30 for the first-ever Family Fun Day. There will be a full schedule of activities suitable for little ones and furry friends alike. It’s always fun to bring the family pet to a big event, especially with the opportunity to interact with other animals. For $5, guests get an all-access wrist band. Proceeds benefit The Arrow Fund, a non-profit with a…


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Why You Should Join The Army of Entrepreneurs at Local AFLAC Office

There’s a highly-charged, bright, and fun atmosphere with music streaming all day from a huge video wall at the Dream Big AFLAC regional office just off Linn Station Road in east Louisville. It’s a place where the moment you walk in the door, you’re asked to Dream Big. That’s the mantra of David Watson, regional director  for the Louisville Dream Big AFLAC Regional office, which provides supplemental  insurance for businesses and individuals. Watson uses all social media to get his message out, and he’s got plenty to talk about. He recently launched a YouTube show called “Dream Big, Be Bold”…


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It’s Not a Diet, It’s a Lifestyle

When my weight started creeping upward a few years ago, coinciding with an injury that forced me to quit playing racquetball, I knew I would be in trouble, health-wise, eventually. Fortunately, a chance conversation with Peggy Heuser at Heuser Health has my health headed in the right direction. My clothes weren’t fitting. I felt sluggish in general, and couldn’t do some basic physical acts, like bending over. So I scheduled a session with Peggy, and she ordered some tests of my blood. When I walked into her office, the WAKE-UP call was fully on. I learned that my A1C level,…


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Fourth Street Live! Launching Pizza Bar This Summer

An exciting new concept coming to Fourth Street Live! will feature New York style thin-crust pizza and a variety of arcade games. Pizza Bar will take the place of Birracibo at the downtown entertainment complex, and is a mutual investment by Cordish Companies and local business leader Ulysses “Junior” Bridgeman. “Pizza Bar is a proven success and given the tremendous momentum of downtown Louisville, the best concept to maximize the terrific potential with Fourth Street Live!,” said Bridgeman, President and CEO of Manna, Inc. When it opens later this summer, the 120-seat operation will offer fast and affordable lunch and…


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The History of the Cigar

Now a sophisticated way of celebrating a birth, a marriage, or a successful business deal, the smoking of a cigar has come a long way since cigars were first created, over a thousand years ago. The Mayans It is believed that the ancient Mayans invented the first incarnation of the cigar by wrapping tobacco in palm or plantain leaves. The Mayan people utilised tobacco in many different ways, from brewing it in drinks, to using it for medicinal purposes. Traces of tobacco and images of people smoking cigar-like items have been discovered inside archaic vessels and on ruins, reinforcing the…


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Step-By-Step Guide to Moving in Louisville

  Louisville is home to the infamous Kentucky Derby which draws in international renown. Even if you don’t know what it is, chances are you have heard of it, and if you have visited this beautiful lakeside city, you might have just fallen in love with it. If you are considering moving, or want to move to another home in the area, follow this step-by-step guide on how to make that process a breeze: Find Your Perfect Home in Your Budget One of the main draws to Louisville is that its homes are far more affordable than other cities. Whereas…


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4 Reasons for Choosing A Career In Heart Surgery

Surgery to ensure that the heart does not involve any complexities is not an easy task. However, the rewards for becoming a successful heart surgeon are great. Above all, the satisfaction of helping a patient recover from a cardiovascular illness is in itself a great achievement. If you plan to become a cardiovascular surgeon, then you have a duty to take care of heart problems in all kinds of patients so that they can live for a longer time. However, if you still are skeptical about this career choice and need the motivation to come up with a decision, then…


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Global Superstars From Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville has a rich history and heritage, dating all the way back to 1778 when Colonel George Rogers Clark formed a settlement on Corn Island. In its more recent history, it has become famed across the world for legendary sons such as Colonel Harland Sanders, the chicken restaurateur and, of course, the one and only Muhammad Ali. Louisville not only has a golden past, however, it is also home to some of the most acclaimed superstars in the world today. Jennifer Lawrence Jennifer Lawrence is possibly the most celebrated film actress in the world today. Born in the Louisville suburb…


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Tips to Help You settle Down When Moving Into a New City

Relocating to a new city or town is hard. No one appreciates the inconvenience of packing and unpacking and leaving family, friends and neighbors that they become attached to over the years for the unknown prospects that a new city presents. Relocating, however, need not to be a dreadful affair. Look at as an opportunity to expand your horizons, meet new and exciting challenges and broaden your social circles. Not that all these are guaranteed. They take time as you settle in and become acclimatized with your new city. These tips will help you settle in faster when moving into…


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The Best Ways To Discover A New City

Visiting a new city is a great way to explore somewhere different, step outside your comfort zone and escape your daily routine. Whether you are in town for work-related purposes, visiting a friend or simply stopping through on your way to somewhere else, it is always worth getting out and exploring so that you can soak up culture and meet a few of the locals – you could even make some new friends! If you are in a new city and are not sure what to do with yourself, here are a few great ideas whether you are traveling solo…