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The Cards return to LouisvilleKY following record setting season

Story and photo from www.gocards.com OMAHA, Neb. – Despite home runs from Brendan McKay and Logan Taylor, the No. 7 national seed Louisville baseball team was unable to overcome an early four-run deficit suffering a season-ending 4-3 loss to No. 6 TCU in a College World Series elimination game on Thursday night at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. With the loss, the Cardinals closed their record-setting season with a 53-12 mark overall after making the program’s fourth CWS appearance, including the third in the last five seasons. Louisville set school record for victories in a season surpassing the previous record of…


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Kentucky Bourbon Festival Unveils new logo and important message

BARDSTOWN, KY – The world-famous Kentucky Bourbon Festival announced today that they’ve been creatively retooling since celebrating their silver anniversary in 2016. They launched a sleek new logo to jump-start the 2017 celebrations as well as the festival’s first official message on responsible drinking. Designed by Vimarc, a Louisville-based advertising agency, the new logo features an original illustration of a Glencairn nosing glass – the tasting glass of choice for many master distillers – holding a Bourbon pour. Wherever space allows, the fresh new logo will also feature the festival’s inaugural corporate responsibility messaging, which reads: _Bourbon is a good thing._ _Too much Bourbon? Not a good…


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LouisvilleKY Metro Council approves 2017-2018 Operations and Capital Budgets for Metro Government

Louisville – By a vote of 24 and 0 and one abstention, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the 2017-2018 Capital and Operating Budgets that have a continued emphasis on road paving, vacant and abandoned properties, criminal justice and quality of life investments. “This is a well balanced budget that addresses many needs in our community and allows for pilots programs to address vacant and abandoned houses and to treat our mentally ill through the Living Room concept.  By trying new programs we are only making our community better and addressing the needs from many avenues,” said Councilwoman Marianne Butler…


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Mayor Fischer to discuss LouisvilleKY public safety and community during “I Am Ali” Festival

  Will reflect on how we replicate the peace experienced during “Ali Week”  LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Muhammad Ali Center has announced that Mayor Greg Fischer will deliver a major keynote address on Thursday, July 6, as part of the Center’s inaugural “I Am Ali” Festival. During the event, to be held from 6-8 p.m. at the Ali Center, the Mayor will reflect on Ali’s legacy of peace and its impact on the world and his hometown. In the week between Ali’s death on June 3 and his burial a week later, there were no murders in Louisville, despite a…


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GE Appliances names new leadership

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—GE Appliances (GEA), a Haier company, today announced that after providing nearly six years of strong and valued leadership to the company, CEO Chip Blankenship has elected to exit the business at the end of 2017. Succeeding Blankenship as President & CEO is Kevin Nolan, currently VP and Chief Technology Officer for GEA and Qingdao Haier, who will be joined in the newly created GEA Executive Council by Melanie Cook, currently GEA’s VP of Sourcing, in the role of Chief Operating Officer; and Rick Hasselbeck, currently GEA’s Chief Marketing Officer, in the role of Chief Commercial Officer. Nolan, Cook and…


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Win free green chili wontons for a year from LouisvilleKY’s Bristol Bar & Grille

Winner will be announced at Bristol’s 40th anniversary celebration September 9   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 20, 2017) — In honor of its upcoming 40th anniversary, Bristol Bar & Grille will hold a raffle for a chance to win free green chili wontons for an entire year. A $572 value, the winner will get one order of eight wontons per week in 2018. The signature dish made up of cheese and green chilis wrapped in a wonton wrapper and fried then served with a side of guacamole has been on the menu since the restaurant first opened in 1977. It is…


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LouisvilleKY’s Forecastle Bourbon Lodge Offers Educational Panels, Demonstrations with Bourbon Industry Experts

Fireside Chats Curated by The Wall Street Journal best-selling author Fred Minnick LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Forecastle Bourbon Lodge®, Forecastle Festival’s acclaimed Kentucky Bourbon Trail® outpost, will give fans hailing from all over the country access to in-depth educational panels, speakers and demonstrations with industry icons and experts. The Fireside Chats, presented by Liquor Barn and curated by The Wall Street Journal best-selling author Fred Minnick, offers an intimate, living room setting for fans wanting to engage with the industry’s best and brightest leaders, manufactures, retailers, master distillers, and more. “I believe in bourbon education, and our Fireside Chats capture…


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Free Electric Fans for LouisvilleKy area Seniors and Disabled Individuals

Fan Fair giveaway event held on June 24 LouisvilleKy., – Thanks to the generosity of local businesses, community organizations, and residents, hundreds of electric fans have been collected to provide heat relief for seniors and people with disabilities.  A “Fan Fair” giveaway and resource event is scheduled for Saturday, June 24 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Edison Center, 701 W. Ormsby Ave., Louisville, KY 40203. Fans will be available for seniors 60 and older, as well as for individuals with documented disabilities, on a first-come, first-served basis.  Fan Fair qualifications and guidelines are as follows:  Person 60…


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LouisvilleKY’s Flyover Film Festival celebrates Kentucky-made films

Louisville, Ky., – The 9th Annual Flyover Film Festival, presented by the Louisville Film Society (LFS), soars into Louisville July 23 – 28 with a treasure trove of films saluting our state’s strong and burgeoning film industry. Screenings over the six nights, each followed by Q&A’s with the filmmakers, will take place at the Kentucky Center Bomhard Theater and Speed Cinema. In addition, opening and closing night after-parties will be held offering artists and audience members the opportunity to meet and celebrate. LFS Board and founding member Gill Holland, who coined the moniker “Flyover Film Festival” said, “We started Flyover…


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LouisvilleKY’s Churchill downs unveils Kentucky Derby 144 Logo

  LOUISVILLE, KY  – Churchill Downs Racetrack has unveiled the official logo for the Kentucky Derby 144. SME, a New York-based marketing agency that has developed the official Derby and Oaks marks since 2007, designed the new logo.  The running of the 144th Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands and will take place on May 5, 2018.   For the 144 event logo, SME created a design that immerses the viewer into the grandeur of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. With the iconic Twin Spires as the focal point in a striking brick red, a unique opportunity presented itself…