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Night Racing returns to LouisvilleKy tonight at Churchill Downs

Louisville, Ky., – With the heroics of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I) winner Nyquist and Longines Kentucky Oaks (GI) victor Cathryn Sophia fresh in the memories and hearts of fans, Churchill Downs Racetrack resumes its Spring Meet on Thursday, May 12 with a possibly significant mandatory payout in the track’s 20-cent minimum Single 6 Jackpotalong with the meet’s first “Twilight Thursday” celebration that feature $1 beers, live music and offerings from the region’s finest food trucks. Post time for the first of eight live races Thursday is 5 p.m. (all times EDT), with Twilight Thursday programs scheduled during…


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South Louisville Ky is a ‘happening place’ and new publication shows it

New South Points Scenic Area map, calendar unveiled Tourism initiative welcomes new businesses, landmarks LOUISVILLE (March 25, 2016) — Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Metro Council President David Yates were joined by local business owners and civic leaders today to unveil the 2016 South Points Scenic Area Map and calendar of events. “The South Points Scenic Area initiative is part of our effort to encourage visitors to experience all of Louisville,” Fischer said, during a news conference at the Bulleit Bourbon Experience at Stitzel-Weller Distillery in Shively. “This new map and calendar listing trumpets what we all know – south…


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Louisville Ky’s Fourth Street Live! gets new Executive Director

BALTIMORE, Feb. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Cordish Companies proudly announces the hire of Louisville’s Fourth Street Live! Executive Director, Ed Hartless. Ed joins The Cordish Companies with over 25 years of experience in the entertainment management business. Prior to his new role at Fourth Street Live!, Ed was the Director of Operations for the collection of new restaurants at the San Diego International Airport where he managed hundreds of employees and worked closely with both the City of San Diego and the State of California to insure the proper opening and operations of 22 restaurants in a two year period. Prior to that,…


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Louisville Ky’s Forecastle Festival announces new lineup additions

Over a Dozen Acts Join The Avett Brothers, Alabama Shakes, Ryan Adams, Death Cab for Cutie and More LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Forecastle Festival has added over a dozen acts to its three-day music celebration, including electro-funk duo Ghostland Observatory, Dan Auerbach-fronted The Arcs, Americana genre benders Pokey LaFarge, beatmaster Baauer and more. Now in its 14th year, Forecastle Festival will take place July 15–17, 2016, at Louisville’s Waterfront Park. Of note, Teddy Abrams, Music Director for the Louisville Orchestra, joins the lineup and will curate a special Louisville-centric showcase with artist collaborations, orchestral arrangements and more. The youngest music director in the orchestra’s 78-year history, Abrams…


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Meta to host night of buzz and blues in Downtown Louisville Ky

Louisville, KY—Downtown lounge, Meta joins a locally made spirit, Ballotin Whiskey for a social night of drinking, singing and helping a cause – Apron Inc. A Night of Ballotin Buzz and Blues is set for 8 p.m. Thursday, January 28, 2016. Apron Inc. supports the locally owned and operated restaurant industry, including owners, servers, and kitchen staff during financial hardship in times of crises. 100% of a suggested donation at the door will benefit Apron Inc. The first part of the evening, guests will mix and mingle while bartender, Jeremy Johnson mixes three featured Ballotin Whiskey cocktails. Guests will be encouraged…


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Louisville Ky’s new Doc’s Cantina to hold job fairs this week and next

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Jan 4, 2016) — Louisville’s newest restaurant Doc’s Cantina will hold two job fairs to fill more than 100 employment opportunities. The first is Saturday, Jan. 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The second is Tuesday, Jan. 12 from 3 to 7 p.m. Both will happen at its sister restaurant Doc Crow’s Southern Smokehouse and Raw Bar, 127 W. Main St. Positions include managers, a sous chef, cooks, servers, bartenders, food runners, hosts and dishwashers. All are full-time and most require first, second and weekend shifts. Interested candidates are asked to bring a resume for the on-site…


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Louisville Ky Whisky Chicks invites all women for libations next week to celebrate anniversary

Louisville, Kentucky – On a very cold January night in 2014, 30+ women gathered at Down One Bourbon Bar for the first Whisky Chicks event. The strong turnout made it clear that these women love their Bourbon and wanted to learn more about the Kentucky-made spirit and other types of whiskies from around the world. Since that cold night two years ago, Whisky Chicks has hosted over 20 events, raised close to $40,000 for charity and brought together over 500 women to mix, mingle and learn about whisky and bourbon. You are invited to join the Whisky Chicks on January13th…


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Want tickets to Louisville Ky’s Tailspin Ale Fest early? Catch the pre-sale

  Only 400 Discounted Tickets will be available   Louisville, KY – – Tailspin Ale Fest Organizers are hosting TWO NIGHTS (December 3 and 4) to purchase the much sought-after, hot ticket at a discounted rate to Tailspin Ale Fest 2016 – enjoy a pint or a taster, meet the Organizers and featured brewery reps, plus help end hunger by purchasing a $1 Dare to Care Food Bank Paper Stein. Customers can donate $1 and get their name on the beer stein with 100% of the proceeds benefits Dare to Care Food Bank. This program raised over $3000 across 3…


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Louisville Ky’s Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Money Saving Tips for the Holidays and New Year

Louisville, KY – Neighborhood Place locations in Louisville will offer free, money-saving workshops in December to help residents conserve energy, build extra wealth through couponing, and cook healthier. To learn more about these offerings, including reservation requirements and contact information, please refer to the phone numbers listed by each event. Dec. 1 – Dec. 11 (weekdays), Energy Management Workshops at Urban Government Center, 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.  Located at 810 Barret Ave., Conference Room 4. Call 636-9276 for more info. Project Warm will offer half-hour long workshops to help families take control of their energy usage and learn “do-it-yourself” energy-saving tips. Free…


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Louisville Ky’s Farnsley-Moremen takes Holidays back in time

Louisville, KY – Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing will host an “Old-Fashioned Family Holiday Festival” on December 5, from 2 to 7 p.m. This community holiday celebration will include photo opportunities with Santa and Mrs. Clause, who will arrive by horse-drawn wagon at 3 p.m. and visit with guests until close. Other festivities include holiday craft activities for children and musical performances by area church and school choirs, as well as horse-drawn wagon rides and drawings for holiday wreaths. As part of the event, families can stroll through dozens of colorful illuminated holiday scenes surrounding the venue’s Visitors Center. Riverside’s Museum Store…