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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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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…


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LouisvilleKY’s Truck Plant starts back up next week

DEARBORN, Mich.,  – Ford Motor Company is restarting production of the popular F-150 at Dearborn Truck Plant Friday after just over one week of downtime. The company has also successfully repaired the supply chain for Super Duty, with production targeted to restart by Monday at the Kentucky Truck Plant as well as the Kansas City Assembly Plant that also makes F-150 pickups. This follows the massive May 2 fire at the Meridian Magnesium Products facility in Eaton Rapids, Mich. “While the situation remains extremely dynamic, our teams are focused on returning our plants to full production as fast as possible,” said…


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LouisvilleKY’s Butchertown Art Fair Returns for 10th Year

Photos from the Butchertown Art Fair’s Facebook page…   Louisville, Kentucky – The 10th Annual Butchertown Art Fair will be held within the 800 and 900 blocks of East Washington Street, Saturday, June 2nd from 10:00am-7:00pm and Sunday, June 3rd from 11:00am-5:00pm.The event will include over 80 booth spaces including artists, craft vendors, food trucks, West Sixth Beer, Copper & Kings Brandy cocktails, as well as wine. And don’t miss the live music and street performers! Hildegard House is the nonprofit partner this year, so attendees are encouraged to bring monetary donations, gift cards to Walgreens, Costco and Kroger. Through charitable contributions the organization can continue to provide a…


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New LouisvilleKY-area cooking school opening its doors to kids on summer break

MESA, A Collaborative Kitchen will open MESA Kids concept this summer New cooking school will include camps and culinary badge program for kids ages 7 to 14 NEW ALBANY, Ind.  – – – MESA, A Collaborative Kitchen is happy to announce plans for a MESA Kids Cooking School scheduled to open this summer at 154 E. Main St. in New Albany, just around the corner from MESA’s current location. MESA Kids Cooking School will feature cooking camps, classes and themed events for children ages 7 to 14. Much like karate, students will also be able to earn culinary patches in a chef’s…


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LouisvilleKY’s 10th Annual Buy Local Fair is this Sunday, May 20th

  Louisville, KY -The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will host the 10th Annual Buy Local Fair on Sunday, May 20th 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. The fair will include more than 200 booths from a variety of local businesses, artists and craftspeople, community organizations, and farmers. Guests can also enjoy food trucks, a children’s area, a craft beer, bourbon and brandy tent sponsored by ValuMarket, a Back Porch area for the grownups sponsored by Cox’s Smokers…


Alley Gallery Celebrates First 100 Doors

LouisvilleKY’s Alley Gallery Celebrates First 100 Doors

(Louisville, KY) — Just one year after its launch, the Louisville Downtown Partnership (LDP) celebrated the “Alley Gallery First 100” last week in the Henry Clay Parking garage. Local artists, sponsors and dignitaries applauded the innovative Alley Gallery program which repurposes alley and back-of-the-building metal doors into an outdoor gallery featuring the work of local artists. “There are more than 300 service doors within the Central Business District that qualify for the program,” said Rebecca Matheny, Executive Director of LDP. “We are so proud of the many sponsors and artists who have enthusiastically embraced Alley Gallery and have made it a…


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Frontier Celebrates LouisvilleKY Return with Nonstop Service to Denver

LOUISVILLE, KY (May 7, 2018) – Today Frontier Airlines celebrated its return to Louisville International Airport (SDF) with the beginning of new, nonstop service to Denver International Airport (DEN). With this service, additional connections are available to select cities across the Frontier network. Nonstop flights to Denver will be offered four times weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, using a 180 or 186-seat Airbus A320. “We’re excited to welcome Frontier Airlines back to the Louisville International Airport, showing the continued growth in our market,” said Dan Mann, executive director of the Louisville Regional Airport Authority. “This is a great…


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LouisvilleKY’s 10th Annual Buy Local Fair to be Held May 20th

  Louisville, KY  -The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will host the 10th Annual Buy Local Fair on Sunday, May 20th 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. For more information, visit keeplouisvilleweird.com/buylocalfair.   The fair will include more than 200 booths from a variety of local businesses, artists and craftspeople, community organizations, and farmers. Guests can also enjoy live music, food and drink vendors, a children’s area, a craft beer, bourbon…


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The Bardstown Bourbon Company Installs Second 50-foot Vendome Still

BBCo prepares to more than double capacity to nearly 7 million proof gallons and solidifies its position as one of the most technically advanced and flexible bourbon distilleries in the world   Bardstown, KY – The Bardstown Bourbon Company (“BBCo”) achieved another major milestone today with the installation of its second 50-foot tall, custom made, 36-inch stainless steel Vendome Copper & Brass Works still. Delivered in one piece and hoisted above the 55-foot still tower by crane, the Vendome apparatus was lowered into the center of the building. The new still installation marks the second expansion for BBCo since it began operations in September…