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Multiple Events Planned in LouisvilleKy for UofL’s Football Game vs. Clemson on Saturday

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – An hour earlier entrance to parking lots, improved security measures, and multiple special events are among the items that University of Louisville football fans will notice when the Cardinals kick off their first home game of the season on Sept. 16 against Clemson at 8:12 p.m.   Stadium Parking Lots Open at 2 p.m. Fans with reserved parking passes in the UofL lots surrounding the stadium can enter the lots beginning at 2 p.m. on Saturday, a special early entrance one hour ahead of the regular five-hour opening time for the parking lots.   ESPN Radio College GameDay at the Stadium…


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LouisvilleKY-based Brown-Forman earns top scores in disability equality

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE: BFA)(NYSE: BFB) was named a top-scoring company on the 2017 Disability Equality Index (DEI®) survey, conducted by the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). Brown-Forman received a perfect score of 100. In the third year of the Index, 110 companies participated in the 2017 DEI with results indicating where companies are excelling in their commitment to inclusive environmental, social, and governance policies. “Brown-Forman recognizes the importance of diversity and inclusion to creating a better overall community and company,” said Kathi Stearman, EEO Compliance Officer, Brown-Forman. “The DEI is…


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There’s a new bourbon the market to celebrate friendship

BARDSTOWN BOURBON COMPANY AND COPPER & KINGS AMERICAN BRANDY COMPANY RELEASE “COLLABOR&TION” RARE RELEASE BOURBON Created with 10-year-old straight bourbon whiskey, finished for 18 months in American Brandy and Muscat Mistelle barrels, celebrates the spirit of partnership Bardstown, KY – The Bardstown Bourbon Company (“BBCo”) and Copper & Kings American Brandy Company (“C&K”) announced today the release of “Collabor&tion,” two distinct products made with 10-year-old straight bourbon whiskey – one finished in Copper & Kings’ American Brandy barrels and the other in Muscat Mistelle barrels, for more than 18 months in the Copper & Kings basement maturation cellar. The project…


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LouisvilleKY prepares for day of giving

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF LOUISVILLE TO HOST RALLY FOR PARTICIPATING NONPROFITS LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sept. 12, 2017 – The Community Foundation of Louisville will host Give For Good Louisville, the 24-hour day of local giving, on Sept. 14. Donations will be accepted online from midnight to 11:59 p.m. for more than 500 local participating nonprofits through www.giveforfgoodlouisville.org [1]. The Give For Good Louisville Midday Nonprofit Rally will be at 4th Street Live from 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. to celebrate the biggest day of local giving. All are welcome to attend the rally which will feature live entertainment, remarks from Mayor Greg Fischer, food trucks and more than 200 participating nonprofits. “We…


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LouisvilleKY’s WFPK Waterfront Wednesday® Series – September 27th  Concert

   Louisville, KY., – Louisville’s favorite concert series continues Wednesday, September 27, 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 Anderson East, The Secret Sisters and Brooks Ritter. It’s sponsored by Goose Island Brewing Company, Kroger, Republic Bank, Passport Health Plan and Friends of the Waterfront. Additional support comes from Quest Outdoors, Software Guild and Live Nation. “These are Sam Cooke-caliber love songs…” Anderson East “is a spectacular talent, and releases like this one are as thrilling as they come.” — Daytrotter   “I remember the first…


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Old Lou Brew Craft Beer Festival joins LouisvilleKy’s famed art show

  LOUISVILLE, KY (September 11, 2017) – The Old Louisville Neighborhood Council is proud to announce their inaugural Old Lou Brew Craft Beer Festival. Louisville’s finest independent brewers are coming together to bring you some great beer: Against the Grain; Akasha; BBC; Falls City; Great Flood, Goodwood; Holsopple; Mile Wide; Monnik; and Old Louisville Brewery. The ten brewers will be pouring Friday October 6 starting at 6pm until 10 pm at the Edison Center (701 W.Ormsby Avenue) a short walk from the edge of the Art Show in Old Louisville. And for fall beer lovers there will be Oktoberfest beers as well. Admission is only…


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Registration now open for LouisvilleKY’s famous KDF miniMarathon and Marathon

Louisville, KY.   – Registration for the 2018 Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon and Marathon presented by Walmart and Humana is now open. New this year, the Festival is kicking off registration at DerbyFestivalMarathon.com with 24 hours of deals which include: the lowest prices of the season, new VIP upgrades and exclusive apparel. Plus, the Festival has created a new Race Referral Program which could earn runners free registration for next year’s event. Said Shanna Ward, Race Director, “Being one of the first to register will not only guarantee your spot in the race, but will also get you the lowest rates and best deals.”…


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Traffic changes for LouisvilleKY’s Churchill Downs guests this month

CONSTRUCTION TO ALTER TRAFFIC, PARKING FOR SELECT GUESTS DURING CHURCHILL DOWNS’ 11-DAY SEPTEMBER MEET   LOUISVILLE, Ky.  – Initial work on a construction project designed to enhance transportation ingress and egress at Churchill Downs Racetrack will temporarily alter traffic and parking for a segment of guests who plan to attend the Louisville racetrack’s upcoming September Meet.   Guests are advised to visit www.ChurchillDowns.com/Parking in advance of attending the historic racetrack to view recommended alternative routes and a complete list of guest-appropriate temporary lots.   The September Meet at Churchill Downs begins Friday, Sept. 15, and Thoroughbred racing will continue for 11 days on a Thursday-Sunday…


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Officials break ground on $28 million Paristown development in LouisvilleKY

Co-anchors include Louisville Stoneware, The Kentucky Center and Goodwood Brewing Co. LOUISVILLE, KY  – Mayor Greg Fischer joined state and local officials to break ground on a $28 million arts and cultural district located in the Paristown neighborhood last week. The neighborhood is a wedge-shaped area bounded by Broadway to the north, Barret Avenue to the east, Kentucky Street to the south and an elevated rail line that runs parallel to Swan Street on the west. The project is co-anchored by Louisville Stoneware, The Kentucky Center and Goodwood Brewing Co., and will bring jobs and a variety of restaurant and…


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Jim James of My Morning Jacket to Perform With Louisville Orchestra

Louisville, KY – The Louisville Orchestra is delighted to announce that Jim James of My Morning Jacket will perform with the Louisville Orchestra on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 8PM at the Kentucky Center. Scheduled as part of the Orchestra’s “Classics Series” sponsored by Brown-Forman, the concert, titled “Kentucky Classics,” was already announced and is currently on sale. James will perform with the orchestra in a set of his original songs orchestrated by LO Music Director, Teddy Abrams. The two have hoped to collaborate for years in an orchestral performance. The concert on April 7, 2018, also features the orchestra performing a Louisville premiere…