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LouisvilleKY’s Jefferson Mall Macy’s to close its doors

Here is the official press release from Macy’s detailing the business reasons for closing a number of its stores across the country, including the Macy’s at LouisvilleKy’s Jefferson Mall: CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M) today announced a series of actions to streamline its store portfolio, intensify cost efficiency efforts and execute its real estate strategy. These actions bolster the company’s strategy to further invest in omnichannel capabilities, improve customer experience and create shareholder value. The actions include: The closure of 68 stores and the reorganization of the field structure that supports the remaining stores, reinforcing the strategy of fewer stores with…


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LIBA to Host 2nd Annual LouisvilleKY Local Business Expo

  Louisville, KY (January 5, 2017) – You’ve proved you know how to shop local for holiday gift giving, but now let’s talk business. Where do you buy your printer paper? Who does your taxes? How do you market your service or product? Do you shop local for these services also? An upcoming event will give attendees the chance to ‘walk the talk’ and find quality, local vendors for their business purchases. Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA), an alliance of over 850 local and independent businesses, will host the second annual Louisville Local Business Expo on Thursday, January 19 from…


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Restaurant Week Coming to LouisvilleKY’s Norton Commons

Growing dining destination launches week-long culinary celebration PROSPECT, Ky. (January 4, 2016)— Norton Commons announced today a new restaurant week coming to the growing new urbanist community in northeast Louisville. Monday, January 23 through Monday January 30, participating restaurants will offer patrons three-course dinner menus including appetizer, entrée, and dessert from $15, $20, and $25.For further details, or to make reservations, visit: nortoncommons.com. “The dining scene keeps picking up steam,” said Marilyn Osborn Patterson, Marketing Director and General Counsel for Norton Commons. “The community is now a culinary destination, with nationally-recognized chefs serving up everything from South American street food…


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LouisvilleKY drivers are ordering plenty of toll transponders

More are being ordered; account holders will pay lowest rates LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Scores of drivers being introduced to RiverLink, the new, all-electronic tolling system for the Ohio River Bridges Project, are opening accounts and ordering transponders. Incredibly high demand for RiverLink transponders means supplies are being depleted more quickly than anticipated. All remaining RiverLink local and RiverLink E-ZPass transponders are expected to be distributed early this week. Drivers with RiverLink accounts waiting for transponders to arrive will pay the lowest rates, including the frequent-user discount. For these drivers only, the requirement that transponders be properly mounted in passenger vehicles…


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LouisvilleKY’s THE WEEK: Looking Back, 2016 Wasn’t All that Bad

We’ve been reflecting on 2016 on the Rusty Satellite Show and EatDrinkTalk podcasts. I love all those end-0f-the-year lists, which I use to fill my Amazon Watchlist queue and take note of worthy books for future reading. And now that I’ve got a new friend, named Alexa, that plays my musical choices whenever I ask, I can easily remember what made news is 2016. However, I’m really tired of hearing people complain about the year, expressing joy for its demise, and dread about 2017. Yes, I’m aware that famous people passed away in 2016 – a list headed by Muhammad Ali…


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Food Network’s Ginormous Food Episode Featuring LouisvilleKY’s Mussel & Burger Bar

Restaurant invites fans to join for a watch party LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Mussel & Burger Bar, the award-winning restaurant from Chef Fernando Martinez’s Olé Restaurant Group announced today that Food Network will air an episode of the new show, Ginormous Food, featuring the popular Louisville eatery on Jan. 6 at 8:00 p.m. ET. “It was a real blast to shoot the episode back in October,” said Chef Fernando Martinez, Co-founder of the Olé Restaurant Group, which is comprised of Mussel & Burger Bar Jeffersontown, Mussel & Burger Bar Downtown, Mercato Italiano in Norton Commons, Artesano Vino Tapas Y Mas in…


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How to Make Your Business a More Competitive Organization

Is your business as competitive as it can be? Unfortunately, many organizations are not operating at the optimum level and over time they can slowly start to fail. This is a situation you can fix, but as a business owner, you must change your mindset and your approach to business. Below are some of the most effective ways you can transform your business into a more competitive organization. Learn How to Become a Better Business Person Many business owners are experts in the industry they specialize in. However, when it comes to their business skills, they often fall short of…


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Working Pet Owners Have Options

Care Options for Working Pet Owners Employment and pet ownership don’t always mix too well. Thousands of people in Louisville work full-time. This is a good thing for the local economy, but it is not so great if you are desperate to offer a home to a dog. Luckily, there are options available if you are thinking about buying a pet dog this year and you don’t to leave it home alone while you go to work every day. Unemployment in Kentucky is currently running at around 5.1%, which is lower than the national average. Increasing numbers of people are…


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A ‘relationship change’ in LouisvilleKY’s healthcare scene

Story by Jill Scoggins at uoflnews.com  Louisville, KY., – The University of Louisville, University Medical Center and KentuckyOne Health today announced they have agreed to redesign their partnership with a vision to better support the future of health and wellness in Louisville and across Kentucky. UofL and KentuckyOne Health will continue their academic affiliation, which includes decades-long Academic Affiliation Agreements with Jewish Hospital and Frazier Rehab Institute. The Joint Operating Agreement established in 2012 will be revised, bringing management of University of Louisville Hospital and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center to UMC. This decision was agreed upon by all…


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LouisvilleKy’s Healing Place Announces New Construction

Project Demolition: Breaking Down the Walls to Recovery Photos from www.thehealingplace.org (LOUISVILLE, KY) — The Healing Place, Louisville’s nationally recognized addiction recovery center, announced today that it will be expanding its Men’s Campus at 1020 West Market Street in downtown Louisville. The approved construction plans will double the number of beds in the detox facility and add nearly 200 beds to the long-term recovery program in order to help address the community’s growing substance abuse challenges. “This is not about a building,” said Karyn Hascal, President of The Healing Place during a press conference. “It is about delivering hope to the…