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It’s getting closer! Tickets for University of Louisville Men’s Basketball Scrimmages on Sale Sept. 2

From gocards.com LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville men’s basketball team will compete in a pair of public Red-White intrasquad scrimmages in the KFC Yum! Center in October on Oct. 3 and 17.  Game times will be set when the Cardinals’ football games on those days are determined so as not to conflict with each other. Tickets, priced at $10 each, will go on sale beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at the UofL Ticket Office, located near Gate 2 of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium at 2800 South Floyd Street. The ticket office is open weekdays from…


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New Louisville companies recognized for innovative strategies

  photos from Vogt Awards Twitter Page (Louisville, KY) –The Community Foundation of Louisville (CFL) and Greater Louisville Inc’s (GLI) EnterpriseCorp announced the winners of the 2015 Vogt Invention & Innovation Awards at a news conference Thursday. The awards target the manufacturing and hardware sector to help startup ideas and products develop into a viable and successful businesses in our region. The Vogt Awards reward entrepreneurs by investing in companies committed to economic growth and job creation. The Community Foundation’s Vogt Invention and Innovation Fund has supported the Vogt Awards for more than 15 years. In that time nearly $2.5 million…


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Louisville’s Actors Theatre kicks off the season with August Wilson’s Seven Guitars

Louisville, KY – Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein are thrilled to kick off Actors Theatre of Louisville’s 2015-2016 Season with August Wilson’s Seven Guitars directed by Colman Domingo (author of the 2015 Humana Festival premiere Dot and Tony Award nominee for his role in The Scottsboro Boys). The cast will feature; Joniece Abbott-Pratt (The Good Negro at the Public Theater), Joaquina Kalukango (Holler If Ya Hear Me and Godspell on Broadway), Forrest McClendon (The Scottsboro Boys on Broadway), J. Alphonse Nicholson (Dominique Morisseau’s Aumtun’s Harvest at Lincoln Center Theater), Harold Surratt (Susan-Lori Parks’ Father Comes Home…


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Louisville Councilman Magre issues statement about Health Department actions against the Economy Inn

Louisville, Ky., – Councilman Steve Magre (D-10) has issued the following statement upon learning that the Department of Public Health and Wellness has issued a notice of intent to suspend the Economy Inn’s operations (June 18 store here): “This action really comes as no surprise for those of us who have continued to hear about the problems in the operation of the Economy Inn. I am glad the Department is taking this process seriously in enforcing the same rules and regulations as other businesses in Metro Louisville. It would appear they now understand what needs to take place. I have…


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Mayor Fischer’s “Lou’s Brews Bike Tour” rolls Saturday

LOUISVILLE, KY  – Mayor Greg Fischer and the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) team up to host “Lou’s Brews Bike Tour” Saturday, August 29 to celebrate local breweries The tour will stop at five breweries giving riders a chance to explore the unique locations and speak with the brewers. “Our team, along with the CVB, just released a new physical and virtual map that spotlights 14 Louisville area breweries,” Fischer said. “This ride is a great way for us to put it to use and encourage others to celebrate the food and beverage scene that continues to make Louisville…


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Louisville City FC takes on Orlando City on home turf

Louisville, KY.,  — For the first time ever a Major League Soccer club will come to the Bluegrass State to take on Louisville City FC. First year MLS side Orlando City SC visits Slugger Field bringing their core group of players for the 7:30 PM showdown tonight at Louisville Slugger Field. Rookie sensation and first overall pick in the MLS Draft Cyle Larin, former MLS Cup Champion Aureillen Collin, as well as a number of other national and international stars have made the trip to the Derby City. Louisville City is coming off of a 3-1 victory over the Charleston…


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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,…