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LouisvilleKY’s Waterfront plans a busy summer beginning this weekend

Louisville, Kentucky – Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Council members, and Waterfront Development Corporation President David Karem were joined by park event and vendor representatives at the Brown-Forman Amphitheater this afternoon to announce all the new attractions and events planned for Waterfront Park this summer. From a jam-packed Memorial Day Weekend to the new Funk Fest in August and the Jug Band Jubilee in September, every weekend will be filled with events and activities for the public’s enjoyment. The Mayor’s Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle and the Fleur de Flea Vintage Urban Market will bookend the summer on Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends,…


Louisville’s July 4th Celebration Will Feature Louisville Orchestra, Ben Sollee, Fireworks

Louisville, Ky., – Mayor Greg Fischer, together with Louisville Orchestra Music Director Teddy Abrams, Waterfront Development Corporation President David Karem and Thornton Oil CEO Matt Thornton, announced plans today  for the first Louisville Orchestra Waterfront 4th… fueled by Thorntons. The event is free and open to the public and features music, family activities, food and fireworks on the Great Lawn of Waterfront Park on Saturday, July 4th. The event features a performance by the Louisville Orchestra, Teddy Abrams conducting, with special guests indie folk-rock cellist Ben Sollee and Hip hop/classical fusion group 1200, led by Jecory Arthur. Mayor Greg Fischer…


Is Louisville KY Ready for Waterfront Park’s Phase 4?

It’s hard to imagine Louisville’s “Front Porch” as anything but the jewel it is today. But Waterfront Development Corp. Chair Matt Thornton told a funny story about how it used to be, back when driving down I-65 south afforded newcomers a view of a scrapyard. Thornton and Waterfront Development President David Karem spoke at Greater Louisville Inc.’s Business Breakfast March 20. Thornton told about his long-ago move to Louisville after a stint as a fishing guide in Montana. He saw the scrapyard on the drive across the Bridge, and told how the friend he brought along didn’t like the idea…