LIBA Builds the Buy Local Movement with LouisvilleKY’s First Ever Member Summit 

Louisville, KY  – The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will host its first ever LIBA Member Summit on Wednesday, November 14th from 11:00am-5:00pm at The Blankenbaker, 2713 Blankerbaker Road. LIBA is made up of over 900 members, and the summit is designed to connect them in a deeper way than a simple networking event. Ranging from basic business practices to a rousing game of “Family Feud, LIBA Style”, the Summit will allow attendees to create community while building their business. “Our members always amaze me with their willingness to be helpful to their fellow independent businesses. This Summit gives everyone a chance to…

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Big City Living: 3 Keys to Truck Maintenance for Urban Drivers

Trucks are America’s most popular vehicle, and not just in the country. In fact, they're quickly becoming a vehicle of choice in cities, too. Texas alone hosts three cities that top national searches for truck ownership: Houston, San Antonio and Dallas. In Kentucky, the Ford plant in Louisville helps make the F-150 the most popular vehicle in the state. Even in Chicago, where local regulations forbid pickup trucks on boulevards, their sales increased 6 percent in recent years. This reflects a national trend which is seeing the roomy pickup truck becoming the preferred vehicle for women and families, with family-friendly…

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Today is the last day to register to vote LouisvilleKY!

Louisville, KY! – In case you haven’t heard, the General Election is less than a month away on Nov. 6, 2018. Are you registered to vote.  You have until 4 o’clock TODAY to do so! Check here at GoVoteKY.com. If you aren’t registered, you can do so on the website by 4 p.m. OR drop them off at any DMV in Jefferson County OR mail the registration cards to Jefferson County Election Center,  701 W. Ormsby Ave., Suite 301, Louisville, KY, 40203    If you mail it, the card needs to be postmarked by today’s date, Oct. 9.

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LouisvilleKy’s Government website tops national award for digital excellence

LouisvilleKY., – The Center for Digital Government released its national rankings today for city government websites, placing Louisvilleky.gov first in the Center’s Government Experience Awards. The awards “recognize the achievements and best practices of states, cities and counties that have gone to the web and beyond to radically improve the experience of government and push the boundaries of how citizen services are delivered,” according to the center. “State and local governments are responding to citizen wants and needs with increasingly sophisticated online experiences,” said Dustin Haisler, chief innovation officer for the Center for Digital Government. “This year’s Government Experience Awards winners have well-designed websites…


Golden Celebration for LouisvilleKY’s CVB’s 50th Birthday

Louisville Visitors Center Hosts Lunchtime Party for Occasion   LOUISVILLE, Ky.  — It is only fitting that Louisville is the ‘birthplace of birthdays, with local sisters Patty and Mildred Hill penning one of the world’s most famous songs – Happy Birthday in 1893. In celebration of the Louisville Convention & Visitors 50th birthday, a public celebration with will be held at the Louisville Visitor Center at 301 S. 4th St from 11a.m.- 2p.m. Friday, June 29. The birthday party will include a look back at the organization’s history though memorabilia as well as offering retail merchandise discounts, cake pops and light refreshments. Although Louisville has…

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LouisvilleKYCopper & Kings American Brandy Co. Launches American Brandy Cookbook

Take Me To The River: Modern American Cuisine Prepared With Brandy LOUISVILLE, Ky.  – – – Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. announces its latest innovation – a full cookbook detailing 20 coursed recipes prepared with American Brandy and an additional three superlative brandy pairings with country ham, cheese and artisanal chocolate. For more information, visit https://shop.copperandkings.com/products/take-me-to-the-river-cookbook The book illustrates the use of Copper & Kings’ aged American brandies – American Craft Brandy, Floodwall Apple Brandy and Butchertown Reserve Casks Brandy –  in recipes ranging from amuses, soups and salads through appetizers and entrées. All dishes were developed and prepared…

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The History of the Cigar

Now a sophisticated way of celebrating a birth, a marriage, or a successful business deal, the smoking of a cigar has come a long way since cigars were first created, over a thousand years ago. The Mayans It is believed that the ancient Mayans invented the first incarnation of the cigar by wrapping tobacco in palm or plantain leaves. The Mayan people utilised tobacco in many different ways, from brewing it in drinks, to using it for medicinal purposes. Traces of tobacco and images of people smoking cigar-like items have been discovered inside archaic vessels and on ruins, reinforcing the…

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Step-By-Step Guide to Moving in Louisville

  Louisville is home to the infamous Kentucky Derby which draws in international renown. Even if you don’t know what it is, chances are you have heard of it, and if you have visited this beautiful lakeside city, you might have just fallen in love with it. If you are considering moving, or want to move to another home in the area, follow this step-by-step guide on how to make that process a breeze: Find Your Perfect Home in Your Budget One of the main draws to Louisville is that its homes are far more affordable than other cities. Whereas…

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4 Reasons for Choosing A Career In Heart Surgery

Surgery to ensure that the heart does not involve any complexities is not an easy task. However, the rewards for becoming a successful heart surgeon are great. Above all, the satisfaction of helping a patient recover from a cardiovascular illness is in itself a great achievement. If you plan to become a cardiovascular surgeon, then you have a duty to take care of heart problems in all kinds of patients so that they can live for a longer time. However, if you still are skeptical about this career choice and need the motivation to come up with a decision, then…

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Tips to Help You settle Down When Moving Into a New City

Relocating to a new city or town is hard. No one appreciates the inconvenience of packing and unpacking and leaving family, friends and neighbors that they become attached to over the years for the unknown prospects that a new city presents. Relocating, however, need not to be a dreadful affair. Look at as an opportunity to expand your horizons, meet new and exciting challenges and broaden your social circles. Not that all these are guaranteed. They take time as you settle in and become acclimatized with your new city. These tips will help you settle in faster when moving into…