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Streets for People: Readers respond to Lexington Road

September 30, 2017 superuser 0

By Chris Glasser As part of our “Streets for People” series, we asked readers for suggestions regarding the Lexington Road Safety Project — a repaving and redesign of the corridor between Grinstead Drive and Payne Street. Here are some of the responses we received, in our readers’ own words, lightly edited and condensed: This assessment of […]

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Gallery: NuLu Fest 2017

September 29, 2017 superuser 0

The Kentucky sun gods once again shone brightly for the NuLu Fest. A few things were different this year — the main stage was moved to the Green Building parking lot — and parking was somewhat challenging given all of the construction nearby. This year’s ninth annual celebration took over the 600, 700 and 800 […]

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Quirky La Rosita Sol is a delicious taqueria destination in Lyndon

September 29, 2017 superuser 0

I’ve seen several restaurants around the area called La Rosita. There was Israel Landin’s popular but now-defunct spot in New Albany, not to mention a small tienda in Clarksville that used the name. There is one operating on Preston Highway. But the one I kept eyeballing as I drove down Westport Road is the one […]

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David Padgett named interim head coach for UofL basketball team

September 28, 2017 superuser 0

The University of Louisville named current assistant coach David Padgett to take over as the interim head coach of the men’s basketball program Friday afternoon, two days after Hall of Fame head coach Rick Pitino was placed on administrative leave due to his program being ensnared by a FBI sting involving the bribing of recruits. […]

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Get your game plan ready for Halloween movie binge next month

September 28, 2017 superuser 0

Binging monster movies is a venerable Halloween tradition that, unlike naughty witch costumes, just keeps getting bigger and bigger every year. This October, so many local venues are getting in on the act, we are running two roundups of where to get your fill of psycho killers and zombies and … inter-dimensional weirdo bunnies. This […]

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Metro Council unanimously passes resolution calling for local workers’ pension plan to separate from troubled state system

September 28, 2017 superuser 0

Louisville Metro Council unanimously passed a resolution Thursday evening calling for the state legislature to separate the pension plan of 230,000 city and county employees and retirees from the troubled Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS) that it is currently housed under — joining over 100 other city and county governments to make such a plea that […]

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Mayor on UofL: It’s too early to talk about the ‘death penalty’

September 28, 2017 superuser 0

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said the city would wait to see how the NCAA scandal involving alleged bribery and the UofL men’s basketball team might impact revenue at the KFC Yum! Center. Louisville Metro Council voted in August to increase its financial obligation to pay off the Yum Center’s bond debt to a maximum payout […]

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In Other News … Pitino, Jurich out after FBI investigation, hip-hop engineer Seth Firkins passes, Lawrence on late night

September 28, 2017 superuser 0

Cardinal Sin: University of Louisville basketball faces yet another scandal, as a FBI bribery investigation will likely cost coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich their jobs along with the suspension of a top recruit. That’s the culmination of the week so far, anyway. I imagine we’re still only peeling away at the outer […]

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