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Owe your kid child support? Now, all of Louisville knows after release of 10th Annual Delinquent Child Support list

Louisville, Ky., – For the 10th year in a row, Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell has printed the list of delinquent child support obligors in The Louisville Courier-Journal. This year’s list can be found in the Sunday, August 30th, edition, or The full list can be found online here. In the 10 years of printing this list, both in the insert and on the website, the Child Support Division has collected $13.6 million, sent wage withholding orders to 9,432 employers and found 16,357 new addresses. “Each year, the community has stepped up to help us track down those who are not…


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Louisville’s ReSurfaced to return Oct. 15- 17 along river

LOUISVILLE, Ky., – The popular ReSurfaced will return for one weekend in October at a new site near 10th and Rowan streets along the Ohio River. “ReSurfaced: Three Days at 10th Street” will be held in a parking lot under the I-64 overpass near the city’s newest public art project called Connect/Disconnect (see previous story).  It will feature music, art, food, DJ’s and a special Fried Chicken Throwdown cook-off. “People loved the first two ReSurfaced projects on West Main Street and they will also love this new site that brings a completely different feel and vibe – with the city…


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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 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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Eve Theatre Company Takes “Bourbon Babes of the Bluegrass” on the Road

Louisville, KY., – Eve Theatre Company will perform its original production of Bourbon Babes of the Bluegrass at the Kentucky Bourbon Marketplace September 14 and 15, 2015 as part of Bardstown’s annual Bourbon Festival. This one hour special “Eve-vent” pays tribute to the many women who, over the centuries, have contributed significantly to Kentucky’s signature bourbon industry. The play, a fun and fast-paced homage to the Kentucky women who helped breathe life into the booming bourbon industry, premiered in Louisville last March as part of Women’s History Month and was performed at the Bourbon Women Taste Affair in June at the Governor’s Mansion. Written by Eve…


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Councilman Yates encourages public to help with building the “World’s Largest Disco Ball, Y’all” for Metro Louisville

Louisville – Councilman David Yates (D-25) is asking the public to help build and support the “World’s Largest Disco Ball, Y’all!” It’s a project to give the City of Louisville something original to talk about as a way to promote tourism, give the region a new landmark and have a little fun along the way.           “Every now and then someone comes up with a unique idea to help promote more community spirit and fun,” says Yates. “In this case, a group of private individuals would like to raise private funds to create something unique and then give it to…


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Louisville Orchestra to present free season preview

Louisville, Ky., – The Louisville Orchestra, led by Teddy Abrams, presents a free Season Preview concert at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 7 p.m. The Louisville Orchestra offers this free public performance to invite community members to sample music from the 2015-2016 Classics Series and Coffee Concert Series. Music Director Teddy Abrams designed this concert to feature highlights from the 2015-2016 Classics Series sponsored by Brown-Forman and the Coffee Concert Series sponsored by Treyton Oak Towers. Works featured include: Stravinsky’s Russian Dance fromPetrouchka, which will be performed with the Louisville Ballet on March 4 and 5; Beethoven’s…


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National Hot Rod Show Is Back In Louisville

Louisville, Ky., – You may have noticed a few more antique, hot rod and just plain fancy cars on Louisville’s roadways this week. That’s because the 46th Annual Street Rod Nationals Plus is back at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center today, August 6, through the 9th. Produced by the National Street Rod Association, the nationals bring more than 11,000 vintage cars to Louisville. There’s also a vintage auto parts swap meet, builders showcase, indoor trade show, arts & crafts and celebrities and entertainers. Some of the stars include John Anderson, Caribou, and Sunday Drive Band. Hours will be Thursday,…


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Louisville’s Tribute To Troops 2015 Kicks Off With “Toast To Troops” Event on Bardstown Road

Louisville, Ky., – The Warrior Empowerment Foundation is kicking off its Tribute to Troops 2015 tonight, August 6, with a “Toast To Troops” party. Beginning at 6 p.m. tonight at the Bristol Bar and Grille on Bardstown Road, the event will feature drink specials from Buffalo Trace, Warrior Wonton’s and other food and drink specials. Bristol is donating 25 percent of sales to the Warrior Empowerment Foundation. The Louisville-based Warrior Empowerment Foundations serves supports and empowers injured members of the United States Armed Forces and their caregivers. For more information about the Warrior Empowerment Foundation and the 2015 Tribute to…


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Louisville’s WFPK’s Waterfront Wednesday Takes the Stage July 29th

  Louisville, Ky., – 91.9 WFPK announces the launch of Louisville’s favorite concert series on Wednesday, July 29, 2015.  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 Fantastic Negrito, Strand of Oaks and American Aquarium. It’s sponsored by Goose Island Brewing Company, MINI of Louisville, Republic Bank, Passport Health Plan and Friends of the Waterfront. Additional support comes from Old 502 Winery and Actor’s Theatre of Louisville. According to Wired Magazine, Fantastic Negrito, the…