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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…


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LouisvilleKY’s Humana joins ‘Consortium’ to Acquire Curo Health Services

LOUISVILLE, Ky. & SAN FRANCISCO & NEW YORK & MOORESVILLE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM), TPG Capital (TPG), Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS) (collectively, the Consortium) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Curo Health Services (Curo), one of the nation’s leading hospice operators providing care to patients at 245 locations in 22 states. The Consortium is purchasing Curo for approximately $1.4 billion, in which Humana will have a 40 percent minority interest. The Consortium members partnered with the objective of investing in and building businesses that can help modernize, enhance and transform home healthcare in America. Curo…


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Sentient Jet Announces Exclusive Kentucky Derby Experiences in LouisvilleKY

Experiences Include Breakfast Hosted by Brand Ambassador Bobby Flay and Derby Air Service The Preferred Private Aviation Partner of the Kentucky Derby®, Kentucky Oaks®, and Churchill Downs® offers the most luxurious way to experience the races for third consecutive year QUINCY, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sentient Jet, a Directional Aviation company, today announces its plans for the 2018 Kentucky Derby as the Preferred Private Aviation Partner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve, Longines Kentucky Oaks, and Churchill Downs Racetrack for the third year in a row. A longtime supporter of the horseracing community, Sentient Jet once again offers the most luxurious way to experience “the most exciting two minutes in…


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LouisvilleKY’s Omni Residences now open for lease

Louisville, KY., – Empty nester? Single? Or a professional seeking to live closer their offices in Downtown Louisville?  The Residences at Omni Louisville are now accepting applications for lease for its 200-plus units in the Omni Louisville Hotel building. So far, 34 have been spoken for, leaving 191 still open for applications. Rent prices range between $1500 and $2500. That will get you access to the hotel’s spa, market, restaurants, bars and speakeasy, as well as a dedicated concierge, door-to-door dry cleaning services, 24-hour fitness center, rooftop pool, sky lounge, fire pit, a pet spa, and bicycle storage and repair…


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LouisvilleKY’s Barrell Craft Spirits Releases the Infinite Barrel Project

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barrell Craft Spirits of Louisville, KY, today announces the introduction of its Infinite Barrel Project, an exciting new whiskey blend crafted to honor the infinity bottle tradition celebrated by whiskey collectors and enthusiasts alike. Infinite Barrel Project involves an innovative approach to blending for the Company and offers consumers a new type of whiskey that is ever changing. This new product line will be a complement to the Company’s award-winning batch releases. Master Distiller Tripp Stimson and Company Founder Joe Beatrice began creating the Infinite Barrel by selecting a variety of barrels based on individual flavor concentrations and complexities and blending them…


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LouisvilleKY’s Teamsters UPS Aircraft Mechanics To President Trump: “Stand With Workers Over Corporate Greed”

In the Letter, UPS Aircraft Mechanics and Related Employees Ask Trump to Hold UPS Accountable on its Promises to Workers Following Tax Reform LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — UPS aircraft mechanics and related classifications, who maintain the company’s massive air cargo fleet, are appealing directly to President Trump in a new letter alerting him to UPS executives’ refusal to invest their tax savings in employees and asking him, “Is there anything you can do, Mr. President, to help working people like us out and tell CEO David Abney to do the right thing?” Mechanics, who have been organizing and gathering signatures of support for…


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LouisvilleKY’s GLIDE 2018 Is Heading to Denver

(Louisville, KY) –The Mile High City of Denver, Colorado will be the destination for the 2018 Greater Louisville Idea Development Expedition, GLIDE, presented by Stoll Keenon Ogden, PLLC.  On September 16th through 18th, GLI will fly more than 120 of Greater Louisville’s top business and civic leaders to Denver to explore their remarkable regional economic growth across all sectors. “Our chamber is focusing on initiatives that lead to regional business and talent attraction. Visiting Denver will allow us to learn from one of the best economic development corporations in the country,” Kent Oyler, GLI’s President & CEO, said. “GLIDE Denver is…