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Louisville Basketball Is Back in Title Contention in Mack’s Second Season

Don’t look now, but Louisville basketball just might be back … make that “Back” with a capital B. The scandal of the Rick Pitino era is finally ebbing into the background as coach Chris Mack heads into his second season at the helm. Mack’s first year will, unfortunately, be best remembered for what can only be described as the “Duke debacle” – when the Cardinals blew a 23-point lead, at home, to the Blue Devils with less than ten minutes to go in the game. But diving deeper than that one abysmal nine-minute stretch, Mack’s first season was undeniably a…


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Starting a Business in Kentucky – What You Need to Know

Every state comes with its own unique set of requirements and processes that are involved in starting a business in the region. Kentucky has been rated by Forbes as one of the most inexpensive states to start a business in due to low incorporation and administrative fees as well as lenient tax requirements for startups. More specifically, the state ranks 10th in lowest overall business costs, 2nd in lowest cost of living, and 14th in lowest sales tax. In this quick guide, we’ll go over the basic process of starting a business in Kentucky: Incorporate Under a Suitable Corporation Type…


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Rusty Satellite 326: Kasey Maier at the Waterfront Botanical Gardens, and Joe Pusateri

Louisville is getting something special this week – the grand opening of the Waterfront Botanical Gardens. Its sits above street-level on ground that once was a junkyard, but has been transformed into something the city can be proud of. And Kasey Maier is the dynamic leader who raised the $16 million (thus far) to make it happen. We talk about what’s happened in the three years since she was last on the show, and what visitors can look forward to. Speaking of reunions, the last real conversation I had with Joe Pusateri was probably in 1992, when he was the…


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Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular returns to Iroquois Park for 7th consecutive year

5,000 artistically carved pumpkins to light walking trail In what has become the must-see event of the Halloween season, the Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular is returning for the seventh consecutive year to South Louisville’s Iroquois Park, where 5,000 artistically carved pumpkins will greet visitors from October 8 through November 3. The pumpkins will illuminate a 1/3-mile trail adjacent to the Iroquois Amphitheater, and event officials estimate up to 100,000 people will visit over the course of 27 days. The trail is open from dusk until 11 p.m., Sunday through Thursday, and until midnight on Friday and Saturday nights. Tickets range…


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Bourbon and Beyond Crowd was 91,000

Bourbon & Beyond Wraps Incredible Weekend with 91,000 Fans In Attendance September 20, 21 & 22 At Highland Festival Grounds At KY Expo Center The World’s Largest Bourbon Festival Featured Foo Fighters, Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters, Zac Brown Band, Daryl Hall & John Oates, John Fogerty, ZZ Top & More Plus Special Guest Appearances And One-Of-A-Kind Bourbon And Culinary Experiences With Master Distillers And Celebrity Chefs Danny Wimmer Presents Honors Louisville Partners With Special Awards The third year of Bourbon & Beyond wrapped an unforgettable weekend September 20-22 with 91,000 fans in attendance at the Highland Festival…


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NuLu Fest Returns Sept. 28

Now in its 11th year, the newly expanded festival will take place on September 28th in the 600 – 900 blocks of East Market Street in Downtown, Louisville. NuLu Fest 2019 is presented by Royal’s Hot Chicken, Feast BBQ, and bar Vetti. This year’s event will feature two stages that will ‘book-end’ East Market St, with even more local entertainment and live music throughout the day provided by sonoBLAST! Records. This year’s lineup includes; Fredrick The Younger, The Fervor, Tyrone Cotton, Tyler Lance Walker Gill, Carly Johnson, Bridge 19, Beware The Images, and a performance from Lincoln Elementary Performing Arts…


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Real Estate Update from Bob Sokoler – Interest Rates Drop

from Bob Sokoler I’m taking you behind the scenes once again to give you a glimpse into an upcoming report on the Sokoler Medley Team. Before I tell you more about this report, though, let’s take a look at what’s happening in our Louisville and Southern Indiana real estate market. First of all, buyers were thrilled to see interest rates drop by approximately one-and-a-half points in less than a year. National news headlines recently touted this development as a great time to buy or refinance. But the tide is beginning to turn, and talk of a coming recession has now…


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Kentucky Kick Down Draws Cyclists from across U.S.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (September 18, 2019) –Louisville welcomes the seventh annual Kentucky Kick Down September 20-22 as the city has become the place to be for motorcyclists rolling in from all over the country. Kentucky Kick Down takes place at Louisville Turners bringing three days of motorcycles, music, camping, swimming, vendors, bowling, burn outs, mud drags, charity ride and food trucks. The vintage motorcycle festival takes place on a 13-acre riverside complex that offers camping and RV/camper accommodations. Friday evening will have live music to entertain riders and vendors while Saturday’s activities consist of a vintage bike show, ten local and regional bands, multiple vendors,…


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U of L Inducting Six into Hall of Fame

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Six outstanding individuals will be inducted into the University of Louisville Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 25 in the Brown & Williamson Club of Cardinal Stadium. The list includes Francisco Garcia, the top scorer on the Cardinals’ 2005 NCAA Final Four team who played 10 years in the NBA; Wesley Korir, an All-America distance runner who holds multiple UofL records and finished third in the 5000-meter event at the 2007 NCAA Outdoor Championship; Cindy LaCrosse, UofL’s first All-American in women’s golf who earned the highest finish for a Cardinal in the NCAA Championship; Angel McCoughtry,…


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Rusty 324 is all about Bourbon..and Beyond, with Ben Sollee and the Bourbon Babe, Carla Carlton

It is a special Bourbon and Beyond episode of the Rusty Satellite Show, with both Ben Sollee and Carla Carlton playing a role in the giant event near the Fairgrounds. And with a sunny forecast, we’ll get to experience the full effect we missed last year due to torrential rains. Sollee was on the show in 2015, before he’d moved to Louisville and settled in to raise a family. Then, as a touring musician, he was intent of having an impact on the environment. As he explains on the show, Sollee has since taken on good causes as a personal…