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LouisvilleKY bridge closes this Thursday for Thunder

Louisville, KY.  The Clark Memorial/2nd Street Bridge will close Thursday, April 11, in preparation for Thunder Over Louisville. We ask your help in communicating this information to the public in the coming days. The Louisville Metro Police Department will release their Thunder traffic plan on Tuesday, April 9. CLARK MEMORIAL/2ND STREET BRIDGE CLOSURES THUNDER WEEK: Thursday, April 11th:  9:30 a.m. – CLOSED thru Sunday at 2 p.m. Friday, April 12th: CLOSED ALL DAY Saturday, April 13th: CLOSED ALL DAY Sunday, April 14th: CLOSED Midnight to 2:00 p.m.   BIG FOUR PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE: The Big Four Pedestrian Bridge will be closed from 11 a.m. –…


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Free Art Festival Returns to LouisvilleKY’s Waterfront Park

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (August 24, 2018) – The Big Four Bridge Art Festival returns for a second year September 8-9 under the Big Four Bridge. The show features art from 200+ local, national and international artists. The festival is free and open to the public on Saturday and Sunday. The two days will showcase music, food trucks and kids activities alongside the art. Foggy Bottom Farm will be have llamas, with the popular pink llamas from 12-5pm daily, as well as angora rabbits and other kid-friendly animals. There will also be a children’s paint and drawing station where children will be encouraged to paint…


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LouisvilleKY’s Public Art initiative announces two new projects

Louisville, KY., – Louisville Metro Public Art  together with the Commission on Public Art has announced two new projects developed by Louisville artists. The public art projects are focused on pedestrian and cycling experiences in Louisville, and will invite community involvement and participation. Artists Lance Newman and Todd Smith were selected for their innovative approach to public art in the form of poetry and technology, and how we encounter art in our city sidewalks, streets, and bridges. “Public art can take many forms. As our city grows and changes, so do the artists and their unique approach to contemporary topics,”…


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Doc’s Cantina soon to open on Louisville Ky’s waterfront

Doc’s Cantina opening April 5 Hotly anticipated Mex-Mex restaurant will serve lunch, dinner and brunch   LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 17, 2016) — Doc’s Cantina, 1201 River Rd., will open to the public Tuesday, April 5. The Mex-Mex inspired restaurant located at the foot of the Big Four Bridge will serve lunch, dinner and brunch. Hours areMonday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Falls City Hospitality Group (FCHG) corporate chef Jonathan Schwartz and executive chef Nick Platt created the menu featuring items…


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Louisville Ky’s new Doc’s Cantina to hold job fairs this week and next

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Jan 4, 2016) — Louisville’s newest restaurant Doc’s Cantina will hold two job fairs to fill more than 100 employment opportunities. The first is Saturday, Jan. 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The second is Tuesday, Jan. 12 from 3 to 7 p.m. Both will happen at its sister restaurant Doc Crow’s Southern Smokehouse and Raw Bar, 127 W. Main St. Positions include managers, a sous chef, cooks, servers, bartenders, food runners, hosts and dishwashers. All are full-time and most require first, second and weekend shifts. Interested candidates are asked to bring a resume for the on-site…


Walking and Talking the Big Four and Media

The city’s collective news media, now fully distracted by basketball, seems content to look away from the violence brought by a mob of 200 that started at Waterfront Park March 22. No one, with the possible exception of WHAS Radio’s Terry Meiners, is asking the right people the difficult questions about unruly 11-year-olds roaming the streets and scaring regular folks from even coming downtown. I wrote about this for Insider Louisville, which added a poll that says its readers, (at least 77% of them), don’t think local media has done a good job of covering the issue. I also talked…


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Big Four – A Bridge We Can Actually Finish

Most of us know that the Ohio River Bridges Plan is never going to happen, despite all the hysteria over this week’s Bridges Forum. But every time we pass by the Big Four Bridge and that wonderful looping expanse we’ve built in Waterfront Park, we think about how nice it will be to ride and/or walk across the scenic old railroad bridges – especially if officials have the sense to prohibit vehicular traffic. At least that’s what I’m hoping happens during today’s press conference at the Waterfront, where Greg Fischer “will announce that Kentucky, Indiana and the City of Jeffersonville…