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LouisvilleKY Area Home Sales Up with Continued Low Inventory

  Louisville, KY (June 15, 2017) – The Greater Louisville Association of Realtors® (“GLAR”) reported sales up 3.65% year-to-date (YTD) for 2017. Sales totaled 6,794 for the first five months of the year versus 6,555 last year. With the continued lower inventory, the average price YTD was up 7.99% and the median price was up 6.58%. In Jefferson County, the average price in May 2017 was $216,285 and the median was $176,002. For all MLS areas, the inventory of available properties was 17.09% lower than at the same time last year. In Jefferson County, the inventory of homes and condos…


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The Zoo is giving LouisvilleKY Fathers a Father’s Day gift

Free Fathers on Father’s Day & June at the Zoo      Louisville, KY., – Fathers get FREE Louisville Zoo admission on Father’s Day — Sunday, June 18 — courtesy of Ford Motor Company as part of June at the Zoo presented by Ford Motor Company. Father’s Day will include Zoo keeper talks about fathers in the wild.   Other events for June at the Zoo include: Friday, June 16 Great Clips Friday Night Movie Series Featuring: Sing Field opens at 5 p.m.; movie begins at sundown in the Oasis Field Enjoy a movie under the stars at the wildest theater in town….


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LouisvilleKy’s Bourbon & Beyond announces official food and beverage partners

TICKETS ON SALE NOW @ HTTP://WWW.BOURBONANDBEYOND.COM FEATURING: _THE BIG BOURBON BAR PRESENTED BY LOUISVILLE COURIER-JOURNAL_ _ACCLAIMED BOURBON DISTILLERY PARTNERS SERVING UP THEIR BRILLIANT BOURBONS_ _THE BEST BOURBON MASTER DISTILLERS ALL TOGETHER FOR ONE WEEKEND_ _ SPEAKEASY BARS & PARTIES THAT YOU CAN ONLY EXPERIENCE HERE_ _TOP CHEFS FROM KENTUCKY AND AROUND THE COUNTRY SERVING UP MOUTHWATERING FARE_ _ _ LOUISVILLE, KY – In honor of National Bourbon Day, Danny Wimmer Presents is ecstatic to announce its highly anticipated Food & Beverage Partners for BOURBON & BEYOND, an incredible all-in-one bourbon, food, and music festival that celebrates the craftsmanship, soul and spirit…


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LouisvilleKy welcomes popular bands for this month’s Waterfront Wednesday

Louisville, Ky., – Louisville’s favorite concert series continues Wednesday, June 28, 2017. The WFPK Waterfront Wednesday® Concert Series is a monthly free concert on the Big Four Lawn in Louisville Waterfront Park, located next to the Big Four® Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge. This concert will feature POKEY LAFARGE, ROBYN HITCHCOCK and CARLY JOHNSON. It’s sponsored by Goose Island Brewing Company, Kroger, Republic Bank, Passport Health Plan, and Friends of the Waterfront. Additional support comes from Kentucky Select, Software Guild and Look Alive. “Incorporating elements of early jazz, ragtime, country blues, Western swing, and beyond, Pokey LaFarge has created a vibrant, deeply expressive body of work…


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LouisvilleKY’s Derby Festival names 2018 Chair

DATES RELEASED FOR NEXT YEAR’S KDF EVENTS   June 12, 2017. Louisville, KY.   – Norton Healthcare’s Scott Watkins will chair the 2018 Kentucky Derby Festival. He was elected by the Kentucky Derby Festival, Inc., Board of Directors at its annual meeting tonight. Watkins is Senior Vice President, Operations at Norton Healthcare. He follows the successful leadership of Lisa Stevenson, who will continue serving as Immediate Past Chair of the Derby Festival.   Watkins was first elected to the Derby Festival Board in 2005 and has been a member of the KDF Executive Board since 2011. He has served on committees…


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LouisvilleKY sees Impressive Year for its Cardinals

  Louisville, KY., – The University of Louisville’s appearance in the College World Series will cap off a terrific 2016-17 season for the Cardinals. Lofty team finishes, impressive individual achievements and nationally recognized academic success have highlighted UofL’s extremely productive academic year.   18 NCAA PARTCIPANTS — Eighteen UofL sports – 10 men’s and eight women’s – had teams or individuals participate in NCAA postseason competition in 2016-17.  Baseball has won a school-record 52 games and has advanced to its fourth College World Series, including its third in the last five years.  UofL’s men’s soccer team was the No. 4…


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LouisvilleKy’s Syringe Exchange Program Hits Two-Year Mark

Louisville, KY., – The Louisville Metro Syringe Exchange Program has marked it’s two year anniversity. Kentucky’s first syringe exchange program began in a mobile unit outside of Public Health and Wellness headquarters at 400 E. Gray St. on June 10, 2015. Since then, the program has been moved into renovated space inside and expanded to include three neighborhood sites.  The exchange is open six days a week on Gray Street, and each of the neighborhood sites is open one day per week. The demand for the Louisville Metro Syringe Exchange Program has far exceeded expectations.  Originally budgeted for about 500 participants per…


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Celebrate The Power of One with LouisvilleKY’s own Jennifer Lawrence at the Frazier

Story and pictures from www.fraziermuseum.org Louisville, Ky., – Together, the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation and the Frazier History Museum are thrilled to announce The Power of One, a benefit event to be held on the evening of Friday, July 14th at the Frazier History Museum. Jennifer Lawrence, film director, Francis Lawrence, and other cast members from The Hunger Games film franchise will attend in support of the foundation’s fundraiser (all subject to availability). This event will celebrate how one person has the power to positively impact the lives of young people, artists, and the organizations that serve them. This experience curated…


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LouisvilleKY GE workers see big switch at the top

JOHN FLANNERY NAMED CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF GE Jeff Immelt to Remain Chairman of the Board through December 31, 2017 Jeff Bornstein Named Vice Chair of GE; Continues as CFO Portfolio Transformation Paves Way for New Leadership GE’s 2017 Framework Remains Unchanged BOSTON – June 12, 2017 – GE (NYSE: GE) announced today that John Flannery, current President and CEO of GE Healthcare, has been named CEO of the company by the GE Board of Directors effective August 1, 2017 and Chairman and CEO effective January 1, 2018.  Jeff Immelt, Chairman and CEO, will remain Chairman of the Board through…


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LouisvilleKY welcomes its new zebra

    Louisville, Ky., – Meet Azizi — The Louisville Zoo welcomes the one-year-old female Hartmann’s mountain zebra. Azizi comes to Louisville from the Virginia Zoological Park in Norfolk, Virginia where she was born. She just celebrated her first birthday on June 2. Azizi joins two female zebras Enid and Morena and male zebra Gibbs in regular rotation in the Zebra Exhibit near the African Outpost.   ABOUT HARTMANN’S MOUNTAIN ZEBRA Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra are found in dry, stony mountains and semi deserts of southwest Africa and western Angola. No two zebras have identical stripe patterns. This makes it easier…