Articles by RickRedding


Rusty Satellite 315 — Stanley Chase’s Vegan Journey, and Getting to Know GRLwood

As they say in show business — the show must go on. They also say “shit happens.”  Both are appropriate for this Rusty Satellite Show. That’s because the interview I conducted with Reg Forester and Karen Ledford, the quirky duo who make up the band GRLwood, is not usable due to a tech glitch. So you’re getting the next best thing — a clip of their music and my description of what the interview was about. We talked on Frankfort Avenue in front of the Heine Brothers. Their new record will be released on sonaBLAST! records on August 2, and…


Revealed: Main Street is Site for New Butchertown Grocery’s Bakery

Earlier in the Spring, the words “Hey, Sugar” appeared in the windows at the intersection of Main and Shelby streets, next to Bittner’s and adjacent to Quills Coffee Firehouse. Now, the window display reads “Hey, I Knead You,” a playful love note to the neighborhood and passersby suggesting that something sweet and surprising is coming to Main Street. Executive Chef and owner of Butchertown Grocery, Bobby Benjamin, is proud to announce the future home of Butchertown Grocery Bakery at 739 E. Main St. Chef Bobby says the bakery will be an extension of Butchertown Grocery. “At BG, we’re about the…

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Long-awaited El Taco Luchador Location to Open July 17

Jeffersontown will soon enjoy the popular local taqueria The taqueria named the most popular taco spot in the state by BuzzFeed & Yelp and recognized in Southern Living’s “City Guide to Louisville” announced  its fourth location will open in Jeffersontown on July 17. The new El Taco Luchador is located at 9204 Taylorsville Rd and includes a full bar and vibrant outdoor patio. “J-Town location has been in the works for a while,” said Olé Hospitality Group partner Rick Moir. “Everyone in the area seems to be very excited, not only about the tacos, but also about the fact that…


Goodwood Brewing Launching Lunch Service in NuLu

Starting Monday July 15th, Goodwood Brewing will begin daily lunch service. The brewery has announced it is expanding its hours of operations, opening at 11:00am seven days a week. The Galley at Goodwood serves up a southern style, made from scratch menu that infuses their pitmasters inspirations with their brewmasters delicious creations. Their menu is full of smoked, grilled and charred flavors that have a natural affinity for beer. Meats are slow-smoked in-house. Specialties include house smoked brisket, pulled pork nachos and house dry rub wings. “The food stays true to the Goodwood brand- it’s laid back, approachable and just an all-around…

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Life After a Misdiagnosis: 3 Steps to Take

A misdiagnosis can potentially ruin a woman’s life or even cost it, but seldom do patient parties ever take the steps necessary to at least get some justice against the injustice done to them. We are not talking about a simple misdiagnosis which took the fever a week or more to go away, but serious cases where botched surgical procedures were conducted without proper cause, or the misdiagnosis had cost you or your loved ones a significant amount of monetary loss, health depreciation and/or prolonged suffering. In case you can relate to any of what we are discussing here, read…


Rusty Satellite #314: Patrick Henshaw at LEAP; Dan Kazemi at Actors

The Rusty Satellite Show, the city’s longest-running and most interesting podcast, rolls into the summer with more of the most interesting people in the ‘Ville. We begin downtown at Story Louisville, where Patrick Henshaw explains whta the Louisville Entrepreneurship Acceleration Partnership (LEAP) is and how he’s shaping its success as CEO. Henshaw is using his combat experience, plus lessons learned in leadership in Cincinnati, to help local entrepreneurs. We talked in the hip Story Louisville facility at 900 East Main. Then it’s on to Actors Theatre, where New Yorker Dan Kazemi is in final rehearsals for the Louisville production of…

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Understanding Your Rights When You Suffer an Injury in an Accident

Getting into an accident of any kind can cause a great deal of discomfort. Not only is it something that is usually unexpected, but it can turn your whole life upside down. Having said that, it’s imperative that when you get into an accident of any sort, you know what to do. It starts from being able to identify what your rights are. You should also know what steps to take along the road to physical recovery. Below, you’ll find a few ways that you can understand your rights when you suffer an injury in an accident. You Don’t Have…


On the Rusty Satellite: Celebrating the 4th at the Waterfront with Deborah Bilitski; The Next Tee with Lenny Mello

If you work at the Waterfront Development Corp.,, in that oddly-shaped building next to Joe’s Crab Shack, you get to bring your dog to work with you. That’s how I met Deborah Bilitski’s puppy, while stepping over gates to get around the place. Deborah, who takes offer the reins there next month, is ready for the new challenge, which includes executing the plan to extend Waterfront Park westward. For now, though, we’re celebrating the Fourth of July with a big event there. Those of us who are into golf are teeing it up this weekend, and I got a chance…

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Do NOT Fall for This Rental Scam

Great info here on the hot real estate market here in Louisville. And Bob has details on a rental scam that some people actually fall for. And Bob is really good at driving around and doing video. Call me, Rick Redding, of the Sokoler-Medley team at REMAX Properties East, at 502-439-6391 for help with your home search.    

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Eco-Conscious Yachting: How to Prevent Waste at Sea

Unfortunately, many oceans are becoming overcrowded with plastic, which poses a serious threat to various sea life. Plastic will slowly decompose in the ocean and will breakdown into much smaller pieces, known as micro plastics, which are damaging the environment and marine species. While 80% of this plastic is reportedly from land sources, you also must take the steps to improve your waste processes when traveling across the ocean. Find out how to prevent waste at sea. Remove All Packaging at a Port Before you set sail across the ocean, you must remove all packaging from your products before you…