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Pride Week at UofL: Keynote addresses intersectionality on Thursday

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Pride Week is in full swing at the University of Louisville, with an array of events from film screenings, lectures and tie-dye-it-yourself activities to free HIV testing. On Thursday, keynote speaker Dr. Jonathan P. Higgins will address students, bringing a decade of experience in writing and public speaking. He’s written articles for Blavity, The Root, Efniks, Wear […]

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The ‘IMDb of podcasting’ finds global (and local) interest

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These days, a would-be entrepreneur can cast an idea far and wide, and that’s just what Bradley Davis of Louisville did last year when he took his pitch for an IMDb-like podcast rating platform to the vast community of Reddit. “Does there exist a IMDb with ratings for podcasts? Would anyone like to create one?” […]

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Papa John’s blames NFL controversy for decline in domestic sales

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Despite beating Wall Street expectations overall, C-suite executives at Papa John’s, including founder John Schnatter, stated that the recent NFL controversy and declining NFL ratings forced sales at company-owned stores in the United States to decline. “When the NFL is declining and you are spending a significant amount of investment … it has an impact,” […]

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Teddy Abrams’ ‘The Greatest’ musically explores Ali in his own words and through the eyes of history

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On Saturday, the Louisville Orchestra premieres “The Greatest: Muhammad Ali,” an ambitious new creation from conductor and music director Teddy Abrams, complete with an all-star award-winning cast. Abrams spoke with Insider about the project’s inspiration, the process of writing and researching it, and the greatness of Ali. Insider Louisville: So what was the genesis of this […]

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Churchill Downs announces $32 million investment in transportation

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Before releasing its earnings later today, Churchill Downs announced plans to invest $32 million to upgrade the transportation infrastructure around the racetrack. Plans call for a larger, “highly efficient” bus depot, a pedestrian plaza, enlarged paddock entrance, outdoor LED lighting and a perimeter fence. The paddock entrance will replace the entrances Gate 1 and 17, […]

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Everything But The House expands in Louisville

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Online auction company Everything But The House has tripled its presence in Louisville. The company just moved from a 800-square-foot warehouse into a 2,400-square-foot warehouse facility. Both warehouses are located in the Bluegrass Commerce Park in Jeffersontown. “We are quite happy. You needed an engineer degree to figure out how to get stuff in there […]

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Frontier Diner offers a glimpse into yesteryear in Pleasure Ridge Park

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Since 1982, Frontier Diner, or a version of it, has been treating Louisville’s South End to all-American food — burgers, breakfast, grilled cheese, soups — and I didn’t even know it was there. General manager Stanley Osborne told me the cracker-box structure originally was a doughnut shop, until it was heavily damaged by fire. It […]

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