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LouisvilleKY’s Comfy Cow creates custom ice cream flavor to help Louisville Zoo celebrate 50th anniversary

LouisvilleKY – To help the Louisville Zoo celebrate its 50th anniversary Comfy Cow has created a custom-made ice cream available in stores March 1 – October 31. Polar Bear Freeze is made with a white chocolate ice cream, Oreo pieces and chocolate chips. It will be available in all five stores. Comfy Cow has generously offered 20% of the proceeds of the sale of Polar Bear Freeze to the Zoo. The Zoo is celebrating its 50 anniversary all year long. The big community celebration — 50Fest — is set for May 18 – 19.  Guests can meet the Zoo’s new animal mascots including…


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Careers in the Sports Industry to Consider

Everyone chooses different career paths and it’s likely that two people aren’t exactly the same. For one, while some people know exactly what they want to do from the early stages of life, others figure it out along the way. For those who have an interest in sports, you may have decided to pursue that career path early or later on in life. Either way, you have a chance at becoming successful in the industry if you choose the right niche, develop your skills and master your craft. On these premises, continue reading to find out possible career paths in…


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The 5 Best Sports Venues in the US

Sports fans can take their pick from iconic venues up and down the United States. Whether you love baseball, basketball, boxing or golf, there is always an exciting sporting event taking place in every state. If you want to add the best stadiums, courses, and parks onto your travel bucket list, look no further than the following five best sports venues in the US.   Fenway Park, Boston   Few stadiums are more iconic than the historic Fenway Park, which dates back to 1912 and is the oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball. It is, therefore, a must-visit for baseball…


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Hemp Farming Forecast to Boost Tourism in Kentucky

Hemp farming is not new in Kentucky, but with a new focus on the now legal use of CBDs for medicinal purposes, it is expected to literally explode as an industry. With tourism being the third largest industry in the state, it’s interesting to look at how and why hemp would affect an already major source of revenue. Let’s take a look at what we know and what the analysts are forecasting for 2019. A Long History in the State Interestingly, the first crop of hemp in Kentucky was grown one year before the nation was born and was an…


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5 Ways for a Physician to Unwind at the End of a Busy Working Day

Being a physician is a very demanding and stressful job. The days can be excruciatingly long, patient care can be very challenging, and levels of stress and cases of burnout are much higher than many other professional careers. Finding ways to relax and unwind are important, but not all doctors are able to switch off from their duty of care. Many of the causes of stress can be changed. However, for those that can’t it’s vital you learn how to relieve the stress, for your own and your patients’ wellbeing. Cut Out the Caffeine Very Well Mind provides details into…


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Visiting Tennessee? Here’s What You Need to Know

Tennessee is one of the most visited states in the US for a reason. Famous for both cultural and historical reasons, as well as having a thriving modern shopping and dining scene, Tennessee has appeal for a wide range of people. If you’re looking for somewhere to vacation, or you’re planning a trip that takes you through one of the friendliest states in America, then there are some weird and wonderful things that you need to know first. Tennessee has some glorious quirks, oddities, and spectacular sights. Here’s everything you need to know about visiting one of the best tourist…


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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…