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John Bizzell, Rolf Eisinger, Jerry Abramson and Keith Lerme

THE WEEK: Bikes, Wishes, Beer and Politics

I had a series of interesting conversations in a busy post-Derby Week — so here’s some of the highlights. What if you worked in Old Louisville, (maybe at Genscape’s office on Garvin Place) and you want to go over to the Mayan Cafe in NuLu for lunch. That’s one scenario in which Rolf Eisinger, director of the city’s bike and pedestrian program, says you might take advantage of an available bike you could pick up at an exchange station less than a block away. Eisinger’s been busy this week setting up 27 stations, including the one at Oak and Garvin, for…


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Countdown to BooFest!

Before you start complaining about retailers stocking their shelves with Christmas stuff (and I hope you will boycott those that do), embrace the next holiday on the calendar — Halloween. The 12th annual Bardstown Road Boofest has become the best local party, at least among those not on the 31st. Join us a week before Halloween in the Highlands for Trick-or-Treating, Beer specials and plenty more.


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Louisville’s WorldFest Offers Four Days of International Food, Music, Culture on Labor Day Weekend

LOUISVILLE, Ky., – WorldFest, one of the region’s largest international festivals, will span the Labor Day weekend for its 13th year, with four days of international food, music, dance and culture on Louisville’s Belvedere, downtown. Exciting international music will come from more than 70 bands and performers while more than 30 food vendors and nearly 150 booths provide a global sampling of cuisine and culture. Headliner music acts will include PALO!, Funkadesi, Tee Dee Young, Cosa Seria, Cocek! Brass Band,the Ark Band, The Ton Drum Circle and Azucar Tumbao. Many local and regional world music performers will offer a wide…