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Louisville Uncovered presents: The Heigold House, mystery behind the facade on River Road

The Heigold House was built by immigrant stonemason Christopher Heigold, and stands at the intersection of River Road and Frankfort Avenue, watch the history around it on Louisville Uncovered !      “The Point” was a thriving 19th century neighborhood east of Downtown Louisville and opposite Towhead Island along the Ohio River. It was located north of the present day Butchertown area. Starting in the 1840s it was home to many upper income residents who had moved from New Orleans, giving the area the nickname “the Frenchmen’s Row”. They built many mansion houses in the area, the best known of which was…


Casks for a Cause is the Weekend’s Best Reason to Drink Beer

POSTPONED TO JUNE 27   This weekend’s big event is Casks for a Cause, in which some so-called “media stars” were asked to support charity by creating their own beer brand. I can’t figure out why no one requested a Rusty Satellite brew. Nonetheless, I’m planning to go and sample a few at the new Goodwood Brewery at Clay and Main. Plus, a chance to hear the Cathouse Liars. Here are the details: No Experience Necessary. Casks for a Cause brings together Media Stars supporting their favorite charity for a wham-bam Beer Block Party that is sure to please the crowds as…


Louisville Uncovered presents: A timeless Louisville favorite food lives on, nearly 120 years later.

Louisville Uncovered presents a fresh episode: “Benedictine Uncovered”   Benedictine, is a spread made with cucumbers and cream cheese, was invented near the beginning of the 20th century by Jennie Carter Benedict (1860–1928), a caterer, restaurateur and cookbook author in Louisville, Kentucky.[11] After attending Fannie Farmer’s Boston Cooking School, she built a 256-square-foot kitchen with a 48-square-foot pantry in her backyard in 1893 (with no running water!) for what she thought was an excessive $316.85 so she could better serve her catering clientele. Watch the story, now, “Uncovered” here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meiK5siOG3I In 1900, “Miss Jennie”  opened a restaurant and tea room…


Louisville Uncovered: Parish picnics begin!

Whoo hoo! Summertime is upon us! We love going to the parish picnics around town, and even if its not your church, its so much fun for the whole family and we get out of cooking:) There are 53 picnics coming up from June-September alone… and Louisville Uncovered will soon be uncovering some scoop about picnics, so stay tuned! Check out the  list for the 2015 parish picnics around ‪#‎Louisville‬, Scroll down to see them all, it contains the entire year! Enjoy, Louisville! ‪#‎LouisvilleUncovered‬ ‪#‎picnics‬ ‪#‎churchpicnic‬ ‪#‎PicnicSchedule‬ ‪#‎Summer‬‪#‎Fun‬ ‪#‎FamilyFun‬ ‪#‎FamilyEvents‬ ‪#‎Happenings‬ ‪#‎LoveLouisville‬ ‪#‎OLOL‬‪#‎StJoes‬ ‪#‎FriedChicken‬ ‪#‎Games‬ ‪#‎Festivals‬ ‪#‎Carnivals‬ http://www.archlou.org/parishes/picnics-festivals/


Cosmic Driving Range Comes to Louisville

COSMIC DRIVING RANGE JUNE 5&6 2015 South Park Country Club, 915 S Park Rd, Fairdale, Kentucky 40118 When was the last time you swung a club and hit a car? Deliberately? How about at night? Or aimed for an array of 24foot tall inflatable targets? Well, if its been a while, now is your chance! The Cosmic Driving Range™ is a mobile lighting system of glowing inflatables that transform a driving range into a Cosmic bowling alley of giant smart targets that respond when a player hits them with a golf ball. A representative from GlowGear, a Louisville based company…


#TBT: The very first airing of TV show, “Louisville Uncovered”

“In 1893, two Louisville sisters, Patty and Mildred J. Hill, both schoolteachers, wrote the song “Good Morning to All” for their kindergarten class. The lyrics were later changed to the more recognizable, “Happy Birthday to You“. This is now the most performed song in the English language.    “Happy Birthday to You“, also known more simply as “Happy Birthday“, is a song that is traditionally sung to celebrate the anniversary of a person’s birth. According to the 1998 Guinness Book of World Records, “Happy Birthday to You” is the most recognized song in the English language, followed by “For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow“.    The song’s…


Tom Mabe’s Latest Prank Fools Folks at Seneca Park in Louisville KY

Tom Mabe, Louisville’s clean comedian who made a name for himself with his “Revenge on the Telemarketers” CD, has one of the most popular channels in YouTube. His videos regularly attract more than 100,00o views, enough to actually make some money on YouTube. And Mabe is in demand speaking to corporate groups who know his brand of clean comedy will amuse, but not offend. You can hear Mabe talk about his career, how the media has changed and how he’s making it as an entertainer on this week’s episode of the Rusty Satellite Show. Listen in as he tells a…


Old-Fashioned Created Here in Louisville KY

by Cyndy Tandy “The Old Fashioned cocktail” has a great history right here in Louisville KY! The bourbon boom in Kentucky is making what was once considered to be “old fashioned”… trendy again. Classically, the old fashioned cocktail is a drink consisting of sugar, water, bitters and our favorite spirit: bourbon, the same basic ingredients that make up the original definition of a cocktail – which dates back to the 1700’s. Through the years, mixologists transformed spirits with all kinds of crazy concoctions, leaving some to long for a simple drink – made “the old fashioned way”. In the late 1800’s a…


Knights to Remember in NCAAs at Bellarmine in Louisville KY

You may have heard this around town, but if you haven’t been to a basketball game at Knights Hall on Bellarmine’s campus, you really should put it on your list of unique experiences in Louisville KY. On Saturday, the gym was full and the top-seeded Knights were primed for Coach Scott Davenport. It was a little like watching Kentucky play, in that the home team seemed to toy with the visiting Drury for a while, but midway through the second half the only mystery was the margin of victory. (24, 84-60). It wasn’t anything like a Kentucky game in every…


WaterWorks Museum Celebrates First Anniversary with a “Big Splash Birthday Bash”

 Day long event includes, tours, kids’ activities, birthday cake and the Quench Water Bar Experience, all for a special one day $1 admission price  (Louisville, KY—March 1, 2015) — Louisville Water Company’s WaterWorks Museum is celebrating its first anniversary today with a “Big Splash Birthday Bash,” which features a special all day (10 am to 5 pm) admission price of just $1 per person. Exactly one year ago, Louisville Water officials and local school children cut the ribbon on the newly renovated and restored interior of Pumping Station No. 1 located on Zorn Avenue at River Road.  Built between 1858 and…