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Thanksgiving Eve is Party Time at Gerstle’s; Come back for Leftovers Friday

If you’ve passed the college-age crowd, moved on from the attitude of all-night-drinking and wondering what you did last night, you might not realize that tonight is the biggest party night of the year for many local bars. For 41-year-old Eric White, who’s owned Gerstle’s in St. Matthews for eight years, it’s a known fact that the kids coming home from college with no reason to get up on Thursday means a packed house. It’s time to book the best bands (This, That and the Other is playing tonight) and make sure there’s plenty of kegs of Bud Light on hand….


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The Voice Moves Beyond St. Matthews

The Voice-Tribune isn’t a strictly St. Matthews paper anymore, a fact that’s made ever clear by the paper’s recent move to new offices on East Main Street.   Since being purchased by Blue Equity in 2007, the paper has made plenty of changes — more color and expanded sections, new publications and the sponsorship of events, including what’s become a huge annual Best Dressed event and monthly parties at local restaurants. The paper, which seemed to resist technology before being purchased by the Blue Equity, now has a significant web presence, including several online-only blogs. Managing editor Angie Fenton, who came…


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TGIF Local Lunch Post – Before You Gobble? Get Delicious Fiber This Friday

You know it’s coming – the starch, carbs and sweets that render us thankful and often comatose every November.  If you like to paddle through Thanksgiving in a gravy boat, you know what I”m talking about. One delectable way to prepare for the big meal will help you gain some ground in the battle of the bulge as well a comfort and health. Gird for the bird with extra roughage this week, starting with a crisp, locally grown salad, with or without trimmings. Enjoy a few suggestions for green goodness at of our locally owned, operated restaurants. ‘Tis the seasonal salad…


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What a cool idea! Evening bike ride to benefit a good cause

In these dog days of summer Prevent Blindness has come up with a very cool idea. It’s America’s first Night Rider. A light, evening bike ride followed by music from Gene Brock & The Hasselhoffs and The Hard Luck.  The event starts at Saints Pizza and Pub, 131 Breckenridge Lane, in the heart of St. Matthews. Sign in and late registration begins at 7:30 p.m. The ride begins at about 9. Music begins at 10:30.  The $25 registration includes the ride, a Night Rider t-shirt, and admission to the show. All proceeds benefit Prevent Blindness America. For details on early…