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West on Wednesday

LIBA Kicks Off LouisvilleKY’s “West On Wednesdays” on April 17th 

Louisville, KY – Our city is well known for its diverse local food culture, and West Louisville continues to offer up options that add to the vibrant scene. If Louisvillians haven’t had an opportunity to enjoy a great meal in the area yet, they will have an opportunity through an upcoming event series that gives attendees a reason to dine at three unique restaurants.                                                                                            The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA), an organization of 900 local and independent business members, will host the first West on Wednesday event on Wednesday, April 17 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Farm To Fork, 2425 Portland Avenue….


google fiber

Now Open for Business: Google Fiber

Louisville, KY., – Mayor Greg Fischer has announced today that Google has offically opened for business here in Louisville — residents in portions of Portland, Strathmoor and Newburg neighborhoods can now sign up for Google Fiber’s high speed internet service.  Here’s what Google Fiber’s website says about the new service:   While there may be arguments over the best bourbon for a Mint Julep or which horse is going to win the Derby, one thing Louisvillians can agree on is their city is on the rise. Louisville continues to move up the national rankings for population growth, job growth, and…


Louisville Bespoke

New LouisvilleKY fashion hub in development

LOUISVILLE, KY (August 30, 2016 ) It’s a long way from Louisville’s Portland neighborhood to New York City’s Garment District. But Louisville is about to take a step that could move it a bit closer to the Big Apple’s long-thriving fashion industry and its designers, artists and other creators. It will happen at a new fashion design hub called Louisville Bespoke that will be developed at The Design Terminal in the heart of the up-and-coming East Portland Warehouse District. Entrepreneurs Yamilca Rodriguez, Gill Holland, and Lisa Kahl-Hillerich are behind the creative initiative that’s set to open in 2017. “A city…


GLI

Greater Louisville Inc., heads west to study new ways to bring business to Louisville

Louisville, KY – Greater Louisville Inc. – the Metro Chamber of Commerce released agenda items for the upcoming Greater Louisville Idea Development Expedition (GLIDE). The 2015 GLIDE study mission heads to Portland, Ore. The three day trip kicks off on Sunday, October 18, 2015 where attendees will study Portland’s talent attraction and bi state, regional economic development strategies.   “We keep showing up alongside Portland on top-10 lists and have even been referred to as ‘the next Portland’. There is much for us to learn about quality of place and bi-state economic development from visiting this thriving city,” said GLI…


Portland is Destination for GLI’s GLIDE Trip from Louisville KY

Greater Louisville Idea Development Expedition looks to build on regional collaboration Louisville, KY — Greater Louisville Inc. – the Metro Chamber of Commerce, announced Portland, Oregon as the destination for its 2015 GLIDE (Greater Louisville Idea Development Expedition) trip. The annual GLIDE trip is a three-day excursion designed to introduce participants to cities throughout the world in order to better understand how they have overcome obstacles and achieved goals.  Destination cities for the GLIDE program are strategically selected to represent some of the issues and opportunities that the Greater Louisville region is experiencing. “We keep showing up on top-10 lists with…