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LouisvilleKy to launch new collaborative workspace at Fourth Street Live!

FOURTH STREET LIVE! ANNOUNCES NEW COLLABORATIVE WORKSPACE FOR DOWNTOWN LOUISVILLE ‘Spark Louisville’ will become a central hub for local entrepreneurs, creators and innovators to locate and grow their businesses   LOUISVILLE, KY (May 9, 2017) – Fourth Street Live! today announced that Louisville’s newest collaborative workspace, Spark Louisville, will be coming to the project in 2018.  Fourth Street Live!, which helped spark the revitalization of downtown Louisville in the mid-2000’s, will with Spark now become a central hub for local entrepreneurs, creators and innovators to grow their businesses, and connect with different industry professionals.  Ideally located in the heart of Louisville’s…


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LouisvilleKy’s Republic Bank Ranked as One of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Republic Bank was recognized at the 13th Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky awards ceremony, held on Wednesday, April 26th at the Hyatt Regency Lexington. Republic Bank was ranked 15th in the large sized company category. Nearly 1,300 people attended the awards ceremony and helped celebrate the 100 Kentucky companies that were recognized for their commitment to focus, measure and move their workplace environments toward excellence. Best Places to Work identifies and recognizes Kentucky’s best employers. The Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management and the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce host the Best Places to Work initiative. The…


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Hey LouisvilleKY! Learn how to do more than 100 things in 5 hours!

Information from www.lfpl.org Louisville, Ky., – Want to learn how to belly dance? Make origami? Raise chickens? Brew Turkish coffee? These are just a sample of more than 100 things you can learn in five hours at the Louisville Free Public Library’s annual How-To Festival. This year’s Festival is a mix of past favorites—how to make a robot, bullet journal, and train your dog—along with new lessons, such as how to dance a Renaissance jig, spot fake news, and write Arabic calligraphy. Kid-friendly activities include how to make ice cream in a bag, how to play percussion from around the…


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LouisvilleKY’s Dixie Area Business Association to hold annual EXPO

Louisville, KY (April 13, 2017) – On Saturday, May 20th, the Dixie Area Business Association will host the 16th Annual Dixie Business EXPO bringing important information for local small business owners and individuals with valuable goods and services from exhibitors covering a broad range of business needs. This year’s EXPO is open to the public and a great opportunity for free consultations on topics critical to any small business or individual homeowner needs. The event will feature more than 60 vendors ranging from free health screening, health information, credit and financial services, home improvement, kid’s activities, food, along with the…


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Old Forester’s New Statesman Debuts in New Movie

A press release from Old Forester:  Hollywood has a new character – he’s bold and daring with a rustic, yet smooth approach. America’s first bottled bourbon, Old Forester, is known for being full of character. But this time, Old Forester is introducing a new type of character – a straight bourbon whiskey – named Old Forester Statesman, which will debut in acclaimed filmmaker Matthew Vaughn’s upcoming 20th Century Fox film “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” and will be available for film fans and bourbon aficionados to enjoy August 2017. In “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” our heroes face a new challenge when their headquarters are destroyed and…


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Red Herring Cocktail Lounge and Kitchen opens April 28 in LouisvilleKY’s historic Hilltop Theater

  Menu features 100 classic cocktails, plus frozen drinks and hand-held eats Photos by Jaimie Schapker LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 25, 2017) – – Quality drinks and tantalizing bar food can now be enjoyed at Red Herring Cocktail Lounge and Kitchen, 1757 Frankfort Ave. Owner Brett Davis and business partner Mo Deljoo spent years renovating the historic Hilltop Theater into a midcentury modern cocktail lounge. Red Herring is open nightly from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m. For more information, visit Red Herring on Facebook.   Last Word, Planter’s Punch, Vieux Carre and Brandy Crusta are some of the 100 classic cocktails on…


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Google Fiber preparing to begin construction in LouisvilleKY

  Mayor Fischer cheers news for its potential to boost families and create jobs   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 26, 2017) — Mayor Fischer cheered this week’s news that Google Fiber will soon begin construction in Louisville. “Many have eagerly waited to hear these words: Google Fiber is coming to Louisville,” Mayor Fischer said. “This next step toward bringing Google Fiber’s super-fast internet network to Louisville demonstrates our city’s commitment to the type of forward-looking innovation that creates opportunities for businesses and families.” Google Fiber expects to soon file its first permit to building its network in Louisville, the company said today. The…


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This year’s LouisvilleKY Buy Local Fair to be Held May 21st

Event to add craft cocktail competition as a new feature Louisville, KY (April 21, 2017) -The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will host the 9th Annual Buy Local Fair on Sunday, May 21st from 12:00pm – 6:00pm at Louisville Water Tower Park, 3005 River Road. Presented by Louisville Water Company, admission to the Buy Local Fair is free and parking is $5 per vehicle, or free for bicycle parking. Last year’s fair drew over 8,000 attendees.   The fair will include more than 200 booths from a variety of local businesses, artists and craftspeople, community organizations, and farmers, as well as…


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More and more drivers are crossing the new bridges between Indiana and LouisvilleKY

RIVERLINK UPDATE: CROSSINGS CLIMB IN FIRST QUARTER Derby and summer likely to bring more out-of-town drivers   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 24, 2017) –  More drivers are taking advantage of the new and improved transportation options provided by the Louisville – Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project. Traffic on the three tolled bridges — the new SR 265 Lewis and Clark Bridge, the new I-65 Abraham Lincoln Bridge and the improved I-65 Kennedy Bridge – climbed more than 15 percent from the end of January to the end of March.   There were more than 2.2 million crossings of the tolled…


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Passport’s Move West is The Miracle on 18th Street

The West End will never be the same again, thanks to the momentum from two major development announcements in the last week. Today Passport Health Plan announced that it has acquired the 20-acre property at 18th and Broadway that was most recently targeted for a new Walmart. It will move its corporate headquarters there and support efforts to create other health and wellness businesses. The move, expected in 2020, will involve at least 500 employees. Passport CEO Mark Carter, speaking inside a tent on the site to dozens of interested parties, said that number could grow to 1,000 in five…