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LouisvilleKY’s Mayor Fischer celebrates opening of new Restaurant in the Parkland Neighborhood

Six more “microbusiness” loans announced to local small Photo from Louisville Metro Resilience and Community Services’ Facebook page   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 12, 2017) – Mayor Fischer today celebrated the grand opening of Angie’s Home Cooking Family Restaurant with community members and other civic leaders. Located at 2622 W. Broadway in Lyles Mall, Angie’s Restaurant provides a 90–seat eatery in west Louisville serving home-cooked, southern-style meals. Owner Angela Bishop was the recipient of a $20,000 microbusiness loan which is part of the city’s Russell Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area (NRSA), allocated for businesses either owned by Russell residents or located in or near…

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LouisvilleKY’s First-ever Burnt Knob Music Festival to feature local acts July 28-29

  Louisville, KY., – Festival Cuisine and Spirits and Falls City Brewing Company are hosting the inaugural Burnt Knob Music Festival at the Iroquois Amphitheater onFriday, July 28 and Saturday, July 29. The festival is a celebration of local music and will feature seven acts over two nights, according to festival promoter Matthew Davis. It takes the place of the former Kentucky Music Festival that was hosted on the same weekend each year at the Amphitheater. “It’s all about local. Local bands performing at an amazing local venue, with local sponsors and local food favorites,” Davis said. “These are awesome…

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LouisvilleKY’s library and Public Health and Wellness Department Offer Heroin Use Prevention Course

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Have you ever worried about your child and drugs? Have you wondered what you can do to stop this problem before it starts? Are you worried that someone you love may be using drugs? The Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and the Louisville Free Public Library will offer a course Heroin Hurts Louisville: What We Can Do to help parents, grandparents and caregivers with valuable insights as to why adolescents use drugs, how to start the dialogue about the dangers of substance abuse, and how to act quickly if someone they love is at risk of using….

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‘Largest Jane Austen Event in North America’ to be held at LouisvilleKY’s Locust Grove this weekend

Louisville, KY., – A Regency style show, Regency Emporium, Regency Fashion Display, Four Course Afternoon Tea ($25), a Children’s Tea, Grand Ball ($25), Workshops, a Duel Between Gentleman, Bare Knuckle Boxing Demonstration, Bobbin Lace Making Demonstration, an encampment of His Majesty’s Royal Navy, Lord Nelson and Napoleon (Friday only), a Punch & Judy show as well as tours of the 1790s Georgian home and more! Plan to attend in Regency Attire! In honor of the 200th year of Jane’s passing, join in the Regency Mourning Procession  on Saturday, July 15h at  3 p.m.  Visit our website for information about Mourning…


LouisvilleKY’s Waterfront Wednesday announces July 26th lineup

Louisville, Ky., – Louisville’s favorite concert series continues Wednesday, July 26, 2017. 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 STRAND OF OAKS, LOW CUT CONNIE and ZACH LONGORIA PROJECT. It’s sponsored by Goose Island Brewing Company, Kroger, Republic Bank, Passport Health Plan, and Friends of the Waterfront. Additional support comes from Louisville City Football Club, Live Nation and Allstate. “Timothy Showalter, a.k.a. Strand of Oaks, hasn’t led the easiest adult life. Divorce, homelessness, a serious car accident that led to several broken…


LouisvilleKY’s Forecastle Festival promises sustainable practices this weekend

This information was gathered from Louisville, KY., – The Forecastle Festival has, since 2003, aimed to offer equal parts music, art and environmental activism. In addition to efforts on-site to reduce carbon emissions and limit landfill waste, the event contributes $1 from every ticket sold to the Forecastle Foundation, an affiliated 501(c)(3) non-profit with land-level conservation projects in Kentucky, Brazil, Indonesia, and more. With support from our like-minded partners, Forecastle is happy to include the following programs and experiences to encourage sustainable living both at the festival and at home. ARCADIA POWER It takes tens of thousands of kWh of electricity to…


New way to buy cars fast launches in LouisvilleKY

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Carvana (NYSE: CVNA), a leading eCommerce platform where customers can finance, purchase, and trade in a car in as little as 10 minutes, is giving Derby City residents the trifecta of car buying – savings, free delivery and a seven-day return policy – launching today in Louisville. Now, by visiting, Louisville area residents can search through Carvana’s 7,000+ vehicles, purchase, finance and schedule home delivery of their vehicle as soon as the next day. Those who want to experience Carvana’s coin-operated, fully automated Car Vending Machine can also road trip to Nashville to pick up their car, or…

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The Zoo honors LouisvilleKY teachers this month

July at the Zoo Teacher Tuesdays, Movie Night and Water Wows    Louisville, KY., – Teachers will receive general admission free on Tuesday, July 11, 18 and 25. Teacher Tuesdays is presented by Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Kentucky as part of the Backyard Action Hero Program. Teachers can use this opportunity to explore the Zoo while finding endless opportunities for student learning during the upcoming school year. Those teachers who visit the registration table from 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. will receive a Teacher Resource Goodie Bag and can enter our raffle for a free class field trip. To participate, teachers should bring a school badge, paystub, or other…

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Tips For Catching The Attention Of Your Customers

Every business wants to impress their customers, and by doing so, it is a sure way to retain clients and get more business. If it were that easy, we’d all be doing it. Companies have to work hard to keep customers happy. It’s a continuous challenge that requires daily nurturing. Your goal is to grab your customer’s responsiveness in a positive way. Pull them in and keep them coming back for more. There are adjustments you must make to ensure this happens. Brainstorm different ideas and then come up with a strategy that works for you and your business. See…


LouisvilleKY’s Techfest Announces Keynote Speakers for 2017

  Second Annual Event Slated for Pendennis Club for Tech and C-Suite Professionals Looking for Tech Trends, Case Studies, and How-To Scenarios   (July 5, 2017)—The Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky (TALK) announces its two keynotes, Ron Gula, founder of Gula Tech Ventures, and Tenable Network Security, as well as Ari Huczkowski, Chief Innovation Evangelist, of Espoo Innovation Garden, the Northern Europe innovation hub based just outside Helsinki, Finland.   Techfest Louisville will open with a dynamic panel session on Blockchain technology, entitled “How Can Blockchain Technology Change the Fintech Landscape and Your Investing.” featuring Fintech Experts Howard Herndon, Gray Sasser,…