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The Kentucky Derby Announces New Ticket Technology Partner and Newly Redesigned Website

Louisville, Ky., – Churchill Downs Racetrack (CDRT) today announced a partnership with Ticketmaster to make purchasing Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks tickets online easy and reliable for fans across the country. The introduction of a new ticketing solutions provider coincides with the launch of the newly redesigned Kentucky Derby website www.KentuckyDerby.com, the online destination and resource for all things Kentucky Derby including tickets. The new ticketing solution and website are live. Fans can also purchase tickets for Churchill Downs’ September and Fall Meets through Ticketmaster at www.ChurchillDowns.com.   The Kentucky Derby selected Ticketmaster because it is the leading and most reliable…


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University of Louisville and Indiana University Agree To Face Off in Football and Basketball

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Indiana University and the University of Louisville have signed an agreement to play a three-game series in both football and men’s basketball. The football and basketball series were announced jointly on Friday by the schools from neighboring states with campuses separated by only 100 miles. A neutral site game at Bankers Life Arena in Indianapolis on Dec. 31, 2016, will open the men’s basketball series in an equally divided arena. The Cardinals and Hoosiers will later play at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville as a home game for UofL on Dec. 9, 2017, and the teams…


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University of Louisville Foundation, NTS ‘top off’ 500 North Hurstbourne, announce tenant

LOUISVILLE, Ky. –The third office building at the University of Louisville’s ShelbyHurst Office and Research Park is scheduled to be open for business in summer 2016, and it’s already landed its first tenant. Construction progress was celebrated today by its co-developers, the University of Louisville Foundation and NTS Corp., with a “topping off” ceremony for the building, called 500 North Hurstbourne. The ceremony marks the placement of the highest beam atop the structure. The building’s first tenant, Monroe Shine & Co. Inc., also was announced at the event. The accounting and wealth management firm will lease 7,500 square feet. The…


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Louisville Mayor’s Hike, Bike & Paddle Returns Labor Day

LOUISVILLE, Ky., – Thousands of cyclists, walkers, canoeists and kayakers will hit the streets and the Ohio River on Labor Day for the 22nd Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle Sept. 7 at Waterfront Park. “We’re always looking to improve and grow this incredibly popular event which has become a destination for cyclists, paddlers, walkers and others who just want a fun, high-energy start to their day,” Mayor Greg Fischer said. “It’s a great way for families and friends to celebrate the holiday weekend.” Subway Restaurants is the title sponsor of Hike, Bike & Paddle, with presenting sponsors, Coca-Cola,…


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Louisville-based Papa John’s Adds Another Ingredient with Superstar J.J. Watt

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Papa John’s continues to “up its game” not only with better ingredients in its pizza but also with the addition of another elite NFL athlete as a brand spokesperson: J.J. Watt. The 2015 NFL Defensive Player of the Year and MVP runner-up, Watt joins the two-time Offensive Player of the Year winner and five-time MVP Peyton Manning, to round out Papa John’s “Better” team as they gear up for another season as the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL. “We went for two and scored big with the addition of J.J. Watt to our All-Pro starting lineup,” said…


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Speed Museum To Open Cafe with Susan Hershberg

LOUISVILLE, KY., – The Speed Art Museum is pleased to announce that local restaurateur, Susan Hershberg, will open a new café concept at the Speed Art Museum. The Speed’s Chief Executive Officer, Ghislain D’Humières is thrilled that the new café, Wiltshire at the Speed, will open on March 12, 2016 in conjunction with the Speed’s grand re-opening. Nestled in the heart of the University of Louisville campus, the café will serve Museum guests and students alike. Ghislain D’Humieres said, “We couldn’t have asked for a better business partner. Susan and her team’s creative approach to food is the perfect fit…


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GLI Awards 2015 EnterpriseCorp Award at Signature Event in Louisville

(Louisville, KY) – Greater Louisville Inc’s (GLI) EnterpriseCorp awarded the 2015 EnterpriseCorp Award on August 19. The award was presented to Greg Langdon.  Langdon works with early-stage companies and related programs in Louisville, KY. He’s an active mentor with local accelerator programs including Velocity Indiana, XLerateHealth and Nucleus LaunchIt, and is a board member with GLI’s EnterpriseCorp and with Venture Connectors. “The Signature Award recognizes an individual who has provided consistent leadership and exceptional support for Greater Louisville’s entrepreneurial community,” said President and CEO Kent Oyler. “Greg has done just that and much more.” Greg Langdon was part of the executive…


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Louisville’s Frazier Features Famed Southern Exposition at Metro Hall

Louisville, Ky., – From operas to orchestras, livestock to light bulbs, Louisville’s Southern Exposition was spectacular in every way. Starting this week at Metro Hall, the Frazier History Museum will showcase a time when the world traveled to Louisville, Kentucky to discover innovation through a world’s fair.  The Southern Exposition featured cutting edge technology illuminated by the magic of the incandescent light bulb, which allowed activities to go on well after sundown.  As part of the Frazier History Museum’s partnership with Louisville Metro Government that began last year, visitors will see the Southern Exhibition at Louisville Kentucky. The exhibit will…


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Last Day to save some dough at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville

Louisville, Ky., – Future fair-goers have until 10 o’clock tonight (August 19th) to purchase Kentucky State Fair advance discount admission and parking. Advance tickets cost $8 per adult and $4 for seniors and children…but after today, they will be $10 per adult and $6 for seniors and children. The advance discount admission can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets, including Walmart stores and Kroger checkout lanes. Parking is also available for purchase in advance for $5 per vehicle, otherwise it’s $8 at the gate. Tickets purchased through Ticketmaster include a $1 service fee and $.20 per ticket…


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GE in Louisville Announces Largest Laundry Launch in 20 Years

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —August 18, 2015—GE (NYSE: GE) announced today an investment of $100-plus million in a new topload washer design and expanded manufacturing capability at its laundry plant in Louisville. This marks the largest laundry launch for GE in 20 years and is another example of the company’s continued commitment to U.S. manufacturing. “While frontload washers have surged in popularity the last decade, the traditional topload washer is 75 percent of washer sales and remains the most popular style of washer in the U.S. today,” said Peter Pepe, general manager for clothes care at GE Appliances. “Our investment in a…