City Girl Gone Gardening: Pride and Reality

  By Jackie Hollenkamp Bentley There are plenty of reasons people will tell you to grow your own garden: it’s healthier, cheaper, better for the environment, etc. But there’s one reason I discovered Monday night that may not be so, well, less admirable: pure, unadulturated pride. It’s the pride that comes with putting together a main component of a meal made exclusively from something that I grew in my own backyard. Monday was my husband’s birthday and his favorite birthday meal for the past, um, X amount of years, is spaghetti and meatballs. This is tomato sauce made from tomatoes…

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New Bike/Walk Trail Planned for Beargrass Creek

Funding in place to plan Beargrass Creek Biking/Walking Trail Trail will connect Cherokee Park to Waterfront Park LOUISVILLE, KY (June 18, 2015) – Design work will begin soon on a project to connect Cherokee Park and Waterfront Park via a continuous off-street pathway along Beargrass Creek thanks to donations from the community. Designing a conceptual plan for a walking and biking path connecting two of Louisville’s most significant recreational assets is fully funded. The plan will also evaluate strategies to improve water quality and wildlife habitat along the creek. “This community-funded project is the next step towards building an activity corridor that…