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LouisvilleKY’s Dixie Area Business Association to hold annual EXPO

Louisville, KY (April 13, 2017) – On Saturday, May 20th, the Dixie Area Business Association will host the 16th Annual Dixie Business EXPO bringing important information for local small business owners and individuals with valuable goods and services from exhibitors covering a broad range of business needs. This year’s EXPO is open to the public and a great opportunity for free consultations on topics critical to any small business or individual homeowner needs. The event will feature more than 60 vendors ranging from free health screening, health information, credit and financial services, home improvement, kid’s activities, food, along with the…


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LouisvilleKY Businesses Are Exploring New Ways to Gain Customers

Louisville is the home of many great businesses. Local businesses are enjoying the steady economic growth that has taken place over the past few years, giving them the opportunity to expand and grow alongside the community. The same growth will continue to drive businesses forward for the next few years. What’s interesting about the growth of local businesses is how creative entrepreneurs and small business owners have become in connecting with customers. Aside from catering to communities around them, Louisville businesses are exploring more markets using interesting techniques. To the Cloud We tend to see our community as rather old-fashioned,…


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Mornings at Churchill with the Contenders and Wagner’s

The magic of Derby Week is best exemplified in the pre-dawn mist any morning on the backside at Churchill Downs. Walk in from Longfield, and you see the effort it takes to stage the sport’s premier event. The beautiful beasts you encounter in the few hundred yards walking are bigger than you’d expect. They’re lively, too, heads bobbing through their stables, neighs heard from near and far away. You see exercise riders atop their steeds, guiding the stars of the show back and forth to the racing surface. Grooms pace around barns leading thoroughbreds by their bridles. You see the famous names on…


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Esquire Magazine Sponsoring Back-to-Back Derby Events

Partygoers looking for the ultimate Derby experience are invited to attend back-to-back events with Esquire beginning on Thursday, May 4, with the Inaugural Culinary Kickoff and continuing on Friday, May 5, with the Esquire Derby Gala. Both events will offer lavish food and beverage offerings. The Inaugural Culinary Kickoff will be held at the Muhammad Ali Center at 144 N Sixth Street in Louisville on Thursday, May 4 from 6PM – 2AM. Celebrity chefs Todd English, Beau MacMillan, and Damaris Phillips will prepare a three-course meal for an intimate group of food and wine enthusiasts. Wine pairings will be provided by…


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Trends to Watch in Biometrics in 2017

3 Trends to Watch in the World of Biometrics in 2017 Because of the advanced nature of hacking, identity theft, and other security breaches, traditional authentication methods are now obsolete. As a result, governments and businesses have had to look for a more secure and reliable way to protect data. They have found the solution in biometrics. Biometric technology uses body or behavioral characteristics such as fingerprints and facial recognition to authenticate individuals. Its effectiveness has led to the rapid growth of the global biometrics market. According to a Market Wired Report, the market will be worth US$41.5 billion up…


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Old Forester’s New Statesman Debuts in New Movie

A press release from Old Forester:  Hollywood has a new character – he’s bold and daring with a rustic, yet smooth approach. America’s first bottled bourbon, Old Forester, is known for being full of character. But this time, Old Forester is introducing a new type of character – a straight bourbon whiskey – named Old Forester Statesman, which will debut in acclaimed filmmaker Matthew Vaughn’s upcoming 20th Century Fox film “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” and will be available for film fans and bourbon aficionados to enjoy August 2017. In “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” our heroes face a new challenge when their headquarters are destroyed and…


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Red Herring Cocktail Lounge and Kitchen opens April 28 in LouisvilleKY’s historic Hilltop Theater

  Menu features 100 classic cocktails, plus frozen drinks and hand-held eats Photos by Jaimie Schapker LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 25, 2017) – – Quality drinks and tantalizing bar food can now be enjoyed at Red Herring Cocktail Lounge and Kitchen, 1757 Frankfort Ave. Owner Brett Davis and business partner Mo Deljoo spent years renovating the historic Hilltop Theater into a midcentury modern cocktail lounge. Red Herring is open nightly from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m. For more information, visit Red Herring on Facebook.   Last Word, Planter’s Punch, Vieux Carre and Brandy Crusta are some of the 100 classic cocktails on…


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Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville is officially open on LouisvilleKY’s Waterfront

Louisville, KY., – Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront is open and will run through Friday, May 5.  Fest-A-Ville is open daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., except Sunday 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.   Also, thanks to Churchill Downs, Inc., there will be free admission today. So, for Thursday only, patrons will not need a Pegasus Pin to enter Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville. This ultimate entertainment experience features the Waterfront Jam with national talent, family fun, food vendors, kids’ inflatable playground, midway rides and more. Admission is a 2017 Pegasus Pin. Kroger is Title Sponsor of the event, with Contributing Sponsor…


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Google Fiber preparing to begin construction in LouisvilleKY

  Mayor Fischer cheers news for its potential to boost families and create jobs   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 26, 2017) — Mayor Fischer cheered this week’s news that Google Fiber will soon begin construction in Louisville. “Many have eagerly waited to hear these words: Google Fiber is coming to Louisville,” Mayor Fischer said. “This next step toward bringing Google Fiber’s super-fast internet network to Louisville demonstrates our city’s commitment to the type of forward-looking innovation that creates opportunities for businesses and families.” Google Fiber expects to soon file its first permit to building its network in Louisville, the company said today. The…


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Hundreds of really smart people marched in Downtown LouisvilleKY March for Science Sunday

By Jackie Hollenkamp Bentley Louisville, KY., – One day after most of the world held their respective marches, post-Thunder Louisville held its own March for Science. I, for one, am certainly NOT one of those really smart people, but I and my family did want to add our voices to those in support of science and send a message to this current administration to ignore the “alternative facts” and use some common sense — something that seems to be really lacking in this country lately. After a few speeches from local scientists, future scientists and activists in front of Metro Hall, the…