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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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CycLOUvia returns to LouisvilleKY this Saturday

Louisville – CycLOUvia makes an exciting return this coming Saturday, May 13th, to three Metro Louisville neighborhoods and Council Members Pat Mulvihill (D-10) and Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4) are encouraging people to come out and have fun. “Germantown, Schnitzelburg and Shelby Park are three areas with a rich history and great people who live and work there,” says Mulvihill. “CycLOUvia is a great way for these neighbors to come out, ride their bike or walk around and get to know the area. Folks come out, have fun and discover some of the exciting businesses located there, both old and new.”…


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Efforts underway to make a Louisville Ky neighborhood arts and culture district

Louisville, Ky., – The Paristown Pointe Preservation Trust will be applying for tourism tax credits to bring a $28 million project to the Paristown Pointe neighborhood, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today. The Paristown Pointe neighborhood, historically settled by French immigrants, 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, which will knit together five distinct neighborhoods, is co-anchored by Louisville Stoneware, The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Goodwood Brewing Co. and a variety…


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TGIF Local Lunch Post – Last Call for Orange Cows and Fat Elvis!

Do you need just one more soft swirl before the season closes? Buy a round of Orange Cows for the office? Trade in that salad for a chili dog or see Fat Elvis one more time before March 2013. A most beloved stop in the Germantown/U of L area for chili dogs, shakes, and cones is one of the few drive-in dining and dessert establishments to remain open through October. Part  of the revamp for the Eastern Parkway landmark of Dairy Kastle is extending the season to October 28.  Over the years, nothing made me wince like driving past that marquee…


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TGIF Local Lunch Post – Pig Out, Dig In at Smoketown USA

You’ll enjoy Louisville historic preservation as much as you will the pork when you find a table and open the menu full of southern soul cookin’  at Smoketown USA. The Smoketown USA building was built in 1862 and has served as a vital business location for  Germantown and Smoketown communities since the Civil War era. It’s been a grocery, feed and seed store, and a livery to name a few. Eric and Lynn Gould purchased and restored the property, then opened Smoketown USA BBQ in the spring of 2007. One unique and most welcomed items on the menu is that all the sides…