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LouisvilleKY’s 2017 South Points Scenic Area Map unveiled

Story from www.louisvilleky.gov Louisville, Ky., – Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Metro Council President David Yates were joined by local business owners and civic leaders Monday to unveil the 2017 South Points Scenic Area Map and calendar of events in front of the new American Pharoah exhibit at the Kentucky Derby Museum near Churchill Downs. “The nice weather we’ve had recently has given people the urge to get out and explore,” Fischer said. “There’s a little of something for everyone in the South Points Scenic Area – restaurants, landmarks, beautiful parks – and attractions like the Kentucky Derby Museum. It’s…


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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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South Louisville Ky is a ‘happening place’ and new publication shows it

New South Points Scenic Area map, calendar unveiled Tourism initiative welcomes new businesses, landmarks LOUISVILLE (March 25, 2016) — Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Metro Council President David Yates were joined by local business owners and civic leaders today to unveil the 2016 South Points Scenic Area Map and calendar of events. “The South Points Scenic Area initiative is part of our effort to encourage visitors to experience all of Louisville,” Fischer said, during a news conference at the Bulleit Bourbon Experience at Stitzel-Weller Distillery in Shively. “This new map and calendar listing trumpets what we all know – south…


Louisville KY Launches South Points as a Scenic Area

LOUISVILLE KY – A new campaign to encourage visitors and residents to explore 24 cultural, recreational and entertainment attractions in Southwest Louisville was launched today by Mayor Greg Fischer, Southwest Louisville Metro Council members, the Southwest Dream Team and project supporters. The attractions will collectively be known as the South Points Scenic Area. “South Points Scenic Area possesses some of the most beautiful scenery and popular attractions in our region,” Fischer said. “It is has a rich natural, historical and cultural legacy that draws nearly 1.4 million visitors yearly.” South Points Scenic Area is a collaborative project initiated in 2009 by…