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LouisvilleKY’s Iroquois Park North Overlook officially open

  Louisville, KY., – After years of planning and months of work, the revamped and freshly-completed North Overlook project in South Louisville’s Iroquois Park was unveiled to the public today by a group that included Mayor Greg Fischer, Councilwoman Marianne Butler and officials from Metro Parks and Recreation and the Louisville Olmsted Parks Conservancy. “The view from the top at the North Overlook is as spectacular as ever, and once the surrounding native grasses and other plantings have a chance to grow in, the whole experience at the summit will really be enhanced,” Mayor Greg Fischer said. “The work cements…


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LouisvilleKY’s South Points first-ever Buy Local Fair to be held July 9th

  Louisville, KY (June 27, 2016) – The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will host the first ever South Points Buy Local Fair on Saturday, July 9th from 4-8 p.m. at the Iroquois Park Amphitheater. Presented by Louisville Gas and Electric Company, the fair will include a marketplace from local businesses, an international food court, artists and craftspeople, and community organizations, as well as craft beer and Louisville pure tap® to GO stations (you can BYOB – bring your own bottle – for water!). Admission and parking are free. The event is one of many efforts put forth by LIBA’s…


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LouisvilleKy’s metro council committee sends budget for vote tonight

Metro Council Budget Committee approves 2016-2017 Operations and Capital Budgets for Metro Government Budget to be considered at tonight’s (June 23rd) Metro Council Meeting at 6 p.m. Louisville – By a unanimous vote, the Budget Committee of the Louisville Metro Council has approved the 2016-2017 Capital and Operating Budgets for Metro Government with a continued emphasis on  road paving, deferred maintenance and public safety. “The entire Council came together to develop a budget that invests in our community, workforce and metro assets. The document presented is one to be proud of and one that continues to move our community forward,”…


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LouisvilleKY’s Iroquois Amphitheatre to show “Ali”

Iroquois Amphitheater to host showing of “Ali” And 4th Street Live! in downtown Louisville is showing a video tribute all week   LOUISVILLE (June 7, 2016) – Mayor Greg Fischer is inviting citizens to a free showing of the 2001 film “Ali,” starring Will Smith, at the Iroquois Amphitheater on Thursday evening, June 9. Released in 2001, “Ali” is a dramatized telling of Muhammad Ali’s early boxing career to his rise to world champion, his conversion to Islam and his refusal to the draft. The film earned two Academy Award nominations. (Note: the movie is rated R). Smith, the film’s…


“Frozen” kicks off 2015 Free Summer Movies at Louisville’s Iroquois Amphitheater

Louisville, Ky., – Disney’s 2013 hit animated feature film “Frozen” helps kick off another year of Free Summer Movies at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, May 9th. “The Free Summer Movies have been successful every year. This is a unique way to offer free entertainment to the community in Iroquois Park Amphitheater, a state of the art outdoor facility,” says Councilwoman Marianne Butler (D-15). Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s Snow Queen, Frozen tells the story of two sisters Princess Anna and Elsa; one fears her powers will do harm to the other and as a result unknowingly unleashes a harsh cold…