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LouisvilleKY’s Red Herring Cocktail Lounge & Kitchen expands with new coffee house opening July 27

Red Herring Coffee Lounge & Roastery provides caffeine boost and house-made pastries for morning crowd LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 20, 2017) – – Louisville’s favorite new bar Red Herring Cocktail Lounge & Kitchen, 1757 Frankfort Ave., will soon share it’s space with Red Herring Coffee Lounge & Roastery. This alter ego opens July 27 offering a custom coffee roast, tea, and fresh squeezed juices. Guests can also enjoy both “PG” and “XXX” coffee-tails including a cold fashioned with coffee instead of bourbon and bitters, cherry and orange and a cold brew Negroni with Campari, gin and cold-brewed coffee. Made-from-scratch pastries and breakfast sandwiches…


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LouisvilleKY’s 3rd Annual Taste of Independents set for July 30th

  Benefiting Apron Inc. Sunday, July 30, 1PM – 4PM at The Olmsted – 3701 Frankfort Avenue   Louisville, KY – – Sunday, July 30 from 1PM – 4PM join APRON Inc. celebrate and salute our local Independent Restaurants who serve you daily!  The Taste of Independents, produced by Apron Inc., benefits employees in the independent service industry who find themselves in financial need through no fault of their own. Apron Inc. President, Gary Fox states, “I love this event- it is our big yearly showcase where we raise funds for our program of helping Independent Restaurants Workers in times of need, and to shine a spotlight on the immense…


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LouisvilleKY’s Birracibo Artisan Pizza & Craft Beer Presents “Lasagna for Little Ones” for StageOne Family Theatre

  Louisville, KY – – July 29th is National Lasagna Day and Birracibo (literally translates into “Beer” and “Food”) is celebrating with a Fund-Raising Spectacle to benefit Stage One, filling your tummy with four of the most delicious Lasagnas known to man. Chef Jenn Jewel present a classic, an original, a KY homegrown, and an International Lasagna to tantalize even the pickiest taste buds.   We will be featuring a classic Italian Lasagna that Chef Jenn will add a twist or two. Our second one will be a Smoked Turkey Hot Brown. Thirdly, we must not forget our vegan friends exploding with veggie goodness. And lastly, we will celebrate another…


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LouisvilleKY’s Papa John’s launches Facebook Instant Ordering

Pizza maker offers new, simple way to order your favorite pies with fully integrated ordering experience LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Starting today, people with a love for better pizza won’t have to pause between liking their friends’ vacation photos on social media and ordering a Papa John’s pizza. Papa John’s national Facebook page now features a prominent “Start Order” button—giving Papa John’s fans one more way to seamlessly order their favorite pizzas, desserts and sides. When ordering through Facebook, customers will receive 25 percent off regular menu prices by entering promo code: FBIX. Customers can access Papa John’s Facebook Instant Experience through several entry points…


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LouisvilleKY-based Papa John’s now using Facebook for instant ordering

 Pizza maker offers new, simple way to order your favorite pies with fully integrated ordering experience LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Starting today, people with a love for better pizza won’t have to pause between liking their friends’ vacation photos on social media and ordering a Papa John’s pizza. Papa John’s national Facebook page now features a prominent “Start Order” button—giving Papa John’s fans one more way to seamlessly order their favorite pizzas, desserts and sides. When ordering through Facebook, customers will receive 25 percent off regular menu prices by entering promo code: FBIX. Customers can access Papa John’s Facebook Instant Experience through several entry points…


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LouisvilleKY’s Mayor Fischer celebrates opening of new Restaurant in the Parkland Neighborhood

Six more “microbusiness” loans announced to local small Photo from Louisville Metro Resilience and Community Services’ Facebook page   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 12, 2017) – Mayor Fischer today celebrated the grand opening of Angie’s Home Cooking Family Restaurant with community members and other civic leaders. Located at 2622 W. Broadway in Lyles Mall, Angie’s Restaurant provides a 90–seat eatery in west Louisville serving home-cooked, southern-style meals. Owner Angela Bishop was the recipient of a $20,000 microbusiness loan which is part of the city’s Russell Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area (NRSA), allocated for businesses either owned by Russell residents or located in or near…


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LouisvilleKy welcomes The Thirsty Pedaler to Fourth Street Live!

Louisville, KY (June 27, 2017) – The Thirsty Pedaler has wheeled its way in to Fourth Street Live! and will be having its official grand opening event on July 7th at 10:30am.   The Thirsty Pedaler is a 16-passenger pub-crawler that allows passengers to pedal their way around downtown Louisville, making stops at up to three bars along its route. It is a fun and entertaining way to see the sights of downtown Louisville and enjoy the company of fellow riders.   The grand opening will be held at The Thirsty Pedaler’s new location, in the heart of Fourth Street…


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Kentucky Bourbon Festival Unveils new logo and important message

BARDSTOWN, KY – The world-famous Kentucky Bourbon Festival announced today that they’ve been creatively retooling since celebrating their silver anniversary in 2016. They launched a sleek new logo to jump-start the 2017 celebrations as well as the festival’s first official message on responsible drinking. Designed by Vimarc, a Louisville-based advertising agency, the new logo features an original illustration of a Glencairn nosing glass – the tasting glass of choice for many master distillers – holding a Bourbon pour. Wherever space allows, the fresh new logo will also feature the festival’s inaugural corporate responsibility messaging, which reads: _Bourbon is a good thing._ _Too much Bourbon? Not a good…


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Win free green chili wontons for a year from LouisvilleKY’s Bristol Bar & Grille

Winner will be announced at Bristol’s 40th anniversary celebration September 9   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 20, 2017) — In honor of its upcoming 40th anniversary, Bristol Bar & Grille will hold a raffle for a chance to win free green chili wontons for an entire year. A $572 value, the winner will get one order of eight wontons per week in 2018. The signature dish made up of cheese and green chilis wrapped in a wonton wrapper and fried then served with a side of guacamole has been on the menu since the restaurant first opened in 1977. It is…


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LouisvilleKY’s Forecastle Bourbon Lodge Offers Educational Panels, Demonstrations with Bourbon Industry Experts

Fireside Chats Curated by The Wall Street Journal best-selling author Fred Minnick LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Forecastle Bourbon Lodge®, Forecastle Festival’s acclaimed Kentucky Bourbon Trail® outpost, will give fans hailing from all over the country access to in-depth educational panels, speakers and demonstrations with industry icons and experts. The Fireside Chats, presented by Liquor Barn and curated by The Wall Street Journal best-selling author Fred Minnick, offers an intimate, living room setting for fans wanting to engage with the industry’s best and brightest leaders, manufactures, retailers, master distillers, and more. “I believe in bourbon education, and our Fireside Chats capture…