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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…


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The Best Ways To Discover A New City

Visiting a new city is a great way to explore somewhere different, step outside your comfort zone and escape your daily routine. Whether you are in town for work-related purposes, visiting a friend or simply stopping through on your way to somewhere else, it is always worth getting out and exploring so that you can soak up culture and meet a few of the locals – you could even make some new friends! If you are in a new city and are not sure what to do with yourself, here are a few great ideas whether you are traveling solo…


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Safe Swimming Tips

During the summer most of us like to unwind by going down the beach to cool off from the sweltering heat. Those without access to the beach prefer swimming by pools and taking boat rides down rivers for that exhilarating swimming experience. Ocean and river swimming is a different ball game altogether and requires more caution. Unlike a swimming pool experience in which you know what to expect, swimming in a river or an ocean presents a lot more dangers than the swimming pool. Before jumping into a river or an ocean for a dip, you should consider the strength…


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LouisvilleKY student nabs third Spelling Bee title

Louisville, KY.   – 12-year-old Tara Singh of Louisville is a three-time champion after winning her third consecutive Derby Festival Spelling Bee. Singh also won the competition in 2016 and 2017.  She correctly spelled “Rathskeller” – A restaurant or tavern, usually below street level, that serves beer. The competition was held in the Bomhard Theater at the Kentucky Center for the Arts (501 W. Main Street in Louisville). Briahna Higgins of Logan County, Kentucky, was runner-up in the competition among students from Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Singh represents Jefferson County Private Schools and is an 8th grade student at Louisville Classical Academy. This…


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Hospitals in Kentucky Plan Expansions

In these trying and divisive times, it is always nice to see a bit of uplifting news, especially where healthcare is concerned. Citizens of Lexington, Kentucky have plenty to celebrate, as two hospitals have just filed requests with the state Board of Medical Licensure to undertake expansion projects worth just under $64.5 million between the both of them. The Proposals The University of Kentucky Hospital has put forward the larger of the two requests, accounting for roughly $50 million of the above figure. The hospital has extensive plans for what to do with that cash, as it wants to increase…


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LouisvilleKY’s Famous Race is fast approaching with Future Wager

‘ALL OTHERS’ 4-1 FAVORITE, UNBEATEN JUSTIFY SURPRISE 6-1 SECOND CHOICE IN KENTUCKY DERBY FUTURE WAGER POOL 3; BOLT D’ORO, MCKINZIE FOLLOW MUTUEL FIELD FAVORED IN LONE OAKS FUTURE OVER MIDNIGHT BISOU, MONOMOY GIRL AND DREAM TREE LOUISVILLE, KY. (SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2018) – Eight weeks in advance of the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (Grade I), the pari-mutuel field of “ALL OTHER 3-YEAR-OLDS” closed as the 4-1 favorite in Pool 3 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager (KDFW). Four-time Kentucky Derby-winning trainer BOB BAFFERT’s late-blooming JUSTIFY, who improved his record to 2-for-2 on Sunday with a 6 ½-length romp in a first-level allowance at Santa Anita, closed…