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LouisvilleKY’s 3rd Annual South Points Buy Local Fair to be held Saturday, July 28th

Louisville, KY – The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will host the 3rd Annual South Points Buy Local Fair on Saturday, July 28th from 3pm-7pm at the Iroquois Amphitheater. The fair is aimed at encouraging locals to find diversity and adventure in South Louisville, and will  feature South Louisville independent businesses, music, a kid’s area, a cooling tent, food, and local libations. Admission and parking are free. The event will precede the Burnt Knob Music Festival at Iroquois Amphitheater, which features local acts and begins at 7:00pm on July 28th. “The Fair is designed to showcase unique businesses that contribute to the distinct character of South Louisville,” says Jennifer Rubenstein, Director…


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LouisvilleKY’s Breakfast of Champions to host Karen Williams

Louisville, KY., – The long-awaited, newly-renovated Convention Center downtown opens again for business in August. You can hear all about the fantastic facility, and what it means for local tourism, at the July 17 Breakfast of Champions with Karen Williams, President and CEO of the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau. The event is set for July 17, 2018, from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at the University Club, 200 E Brandeis Avenue on the campus of University of Louisville. Tickets are $20 at the door. RSVP’s can be made at this Facebook link. Williams, a Louisville native, has been a leader in the…


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Cool off this weekend at LouisvilleKY’s Riverside with some old fashioned ice cream

  Photos of last years’s Ice Cream Social are from Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing’s Facebook Page Louisville, KY., – The entire family is invited to enjoy a day of fun on the banks of the Ohio River as Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing hosts an “Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social,”  Sunday, July 8 from 1-5 p.m. The historic property is located at 7410 Moorman Road in southwest Louisville. The event features live music by Storefront Congregation, and several activities for kids, including games, miniature train rides, pony rides, a farm animal petting zoo and the Southwest Library Book Sale. Visitors will also…


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El Taco Luchador Will Soon Have a Downtown LouisvilleKY Location

LOUISVILLE, KY—The taqueria that has been named the most popular taco spot in the state by BuzzFeed & Yelp and recognized in Southern Living’s “City Guide to Louisville”, is opening a third location, this time in downtown Louisville. Chef Fernando Martinez’s Olé Hospitality Group announced today the company plans to open El Taco Luchador sometime in late Summer or early Fall in the space formerly occupied by Zoë’s Kitchen, 500 W. Jefferson St., at the corner of West Jefferson and South Fifth St. The group opened the first El Taco Luchador in 2013 at 938 Baxter Avenue and followed up in July of 2017 with the second location…


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Family Fun, Cards’ Celebration, Country Music and Farmers Market Headline Fourth Street Live! Events

There’s plenty of exciting attractions coming to Fourth Street Live!, including events for fans of basketball, country music, and healthy eating. FAMILY FUN DAY Bring the whole family, including those with four legs, to Fourth Street Live! on June 30 for the first-ever Family Fun Day. There will be a full schedule of activities suitable for little ones and furry friends alike. It’s always fun to bring the family pet to a big event, especially with the opportunity to interact with other animals. For $5, guests get an all-access wrist band. Proceeds benefit The Arrow Fund, a non-profit with a…


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LouisvilleKYCopper & Kings American Brandy Co. Launches American Brandy Cookbook

Take Me To The River: Modern American Cuisine Prepared With Brandy LOUISVILLE, Ky.  – – – Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. announces its latest innovation – a full cookbook detailing 20 coursed recipes prepared with American Brandy and an additional three superlative brandy pairings with country ham, cheese and artisanal chocolate. For more information, visit https://shop.copperandkings.com/products/take-me-to-the-river-cookbook The book illustrates the use of Copper & Kings’ aged American brandies – American Craft Brandy, Floodwall Apple Brandy and Butchertown Reserve Casks Brandy –  in recipes ranging from amuses, soups and salads through appetizers and entrées. All dishes were developed and prepared…


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LouisvilleKY’s Michter’s Distillery announces new release

LOUISVILLE, Ky.,/PRNewswire/ — Michter’s Master Distiller Pamela Heilmann has approved the 2018 release of Michter’s 10 Year Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Rye. These barrels were selected from Michter’s stocks of aging whiskeys by Master of Maturation Andrea Wilson, who assessed them with Ms. Heilmann. Shipments of the 2018 release of Michter’s 10 Year Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Rye will begin shortly before the Fourth of July holiday as a shortage in supply of Michter’s whiskeys continues. “We have been expanding our operations, but great whiskey takes time,” commented Michter’s President Joseph J. Magliocco. “At Michter’s we’ve made a conscious decision to continue…


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Chef Mark Ford joins LouisvilleKY’s Anoosh Bistro to helm kitchen

Anoosh Bistro to donate a portion of proceeds from new menu launch June 25 to 30 to Gilda’s Club of Louisville Photos from Annosh’s Instagram page LOUISVILLE, Ky.  – – – A new face has popped up in the kitchen at Anoosh Bistro. Chef Mark Ford, formerly of Artesano Tapas Vinos Y Mas, St. Charles Exchange and the Louisville Country Club, is once again cooking alongside his mentor, chef/owner Anoosh Shariat. In tune with his positive outlook on life, Shariat took his recent cancer diagnosis as an opportunity to grow his team. Ford will be leading the kitchen and working with Shariat…


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LouisvilleKY’s Forecastle Festival to host late night Belle of Louisville entertainment

Louisville, KY. – Stay onboard long after the Forecastle Festival lights go down with Late-Night on the Belle of Louisville, presented by Four Roses and Goodwood Brewing Co. Louis the Child will take over the Belle of Louisville on Friday, July 13. The dynamic duo is prepared to put on a one-of-kind dance party, spreading glitzy, electronic bliss throughout America’s oldest steamboat on the mighty Ohio River. On Saturday, July 14, Forecastle gets funky as Lettuce blends their smooth and soulful grooves with hip-hop-inspired spirit on the historic Belle of Louisville. Bringing new vitality to classic funk, these rhythmic geniuses will provide a can’t-miss experience. Doors to…


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LouisvilleKY”s Vincenzo’s to hold fundraiser for Derby Festival Foundation

June 10th Event to Feature 5 Courses, Cooking Demonstrations, Wine Pairings Louisville, KY.   – Vincenzo and Agostino Gabriele will host their seventh annual “Night at Vincenzo’s” fund-raiser for the Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation on Sunday, June 10.  The elegant event will be held at Vincenzo’s Italian Restaurant in Louisville. The benefit, which is open to the public, will begin at 6 p.m. with cocktails on the patio, followed by hors d’oeuvres, dinner and dessert at 7 p.m. “We’re looking forward to another delicious five-course meal,” said Chad McTighe, Chair of the Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation. “The Gabriele brothers really go all out to make this a memorable evening for…