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THE WEEK: Let me Tell You About My Golf Score, and More

THE WEEK is, well, late this week. Sorry about that. On Thursday, when I usually put it together, I was hosting a special dinner for my son Nick (an ex-Rusty guest who is leaving to study Theatre in Italy) and my son Josh (who turned 24 Friday). Check out my account of our hiking trip to Red River Gorge on LouisvilleKY.com. If you’re like me, you hate it when people come up and think you’ll be interested in how their round of golf went. So with apologies in advance, the other reason THE WEEK didn’t happen on time was that…


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August 2011 Louisville Home Sale numbers – Best in 4 years

Louisville Home Owners can slowly start to breath a collective sigh of relief! It’s very possible the downhill slide of falling Louisville home prices has hit bottom. It now appears Louisville Home Buyers are starting to jump off the fence and into a realtor’s car looking at homes (sure glad I tanked up with gas)! You have to go back to August 2007 to see more homes sold in the month of August! For skeptics among you I’ve included the raw data for the past 4 years of August. That’s good news for Louisville homeowners who have their homes on…


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Trader Joe’s… another reason to Love Louisville?

I’ll admit I’ve never been to a Trader Joes but I’ve heard plenty about them! In fact a roar of approval went up around my office today when we read that they might be considering Louisville as an expansion city. The two operative words here “read” and “might”. Now follow this…. The Courier Journal’s Chris Otts’ quoted a Business first story by John Karman that “Several sources, who asked not to be identified, have told Business First that the Monrovia, Calif.-based chain — one of the hottest retailers in the country — plans to bring a store to Shelbyville Road…