Lifestyle in Louisville, KY.

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Jack O’Lantern Spectacular returns to Iroquois Park

October 9, 2016 superuser 0

The Jack O' Lantern Spectacular returns Oct. 13.

More than 5,000 artist-carved pumpkins soon will be aglow at Iroquois Park‘s annual Jack O’Lantern Spectacular. The event that draws thousands from near and far will open Thursday, Oct. 13, and continue through Nov. 6. This year’s theme is “America the Beautiful,” and organizers have added live music and entertainment options for people as they […]

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Business

The Closing Bell: Hillbilly Tea hires new chef; Muhammad Ali’s home for sale; Aetna, Humana accuse feds of misconduct; local startups raise millions; and more

October 6, 2016 superuser 0

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Hillbilly Tea hires new head chef The Southern restaurant Hillbilly Tea has added a new head chef to its kitchen. Lawrence Weeks has joined “the ever-evolving Appalachian kitchen,” according to an emailed announcement. He formerly worked at Jack Fry’s and is co-founder of LocalsOnly:Louisville, a pop-up dining experience that brings together local chefs to cook for a […]

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UofL will commemorate International Day of Peace with several events

September 20, 2016 superuser 0

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Each year, people around the world celebrate the International Day of Peace, aka “Peace Day,” on Sept. 21. The United Nations officially established the day in 1981 to commemorate and strengthen “the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples.” UofL is planning several events in recognition of Peace Day, including discussions, panels […]

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A sneak peek at Bardstown Bourbon Co., the largest new distillery in America

September 20, 2016 superuser 0

Insider got a sneak peek of the Bardstown Bourbon Co. | Photo by Sara Havens

You can’t quite fathom the enormity of the Bardstown Bourbon Company (BBCo) until you’ve stood on the new distillery’s 100 acres of land resting between cornfields and industrial buildings in Bardstown, Ky. Situated just off the Bluegrass Parkway not too far from downtown Bardstown, BBCo will be a destination experience similar to wineries in Napa Valley. Insider Louisville […]

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Don’t put yourself at risk for the flu … some must-know pointers

September 20, 2016 superuser 0

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Inside Kentucky Health For many of us, activity picks up dramatically in the fall. There’s the start of school, many work schedules are more demanding, and there are football games, outdoor concerts and parties to attend. Nothing kills the thrill of those things than to come down with cold symptoms or the flu. Experts have […]

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Gilda’s Club summer camp hosting carnival for all kids

July 14, 2016 superuser 0

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Feeling restless, mid-summer, with your kids at home all day? Not feeling up for your 17th trip to the Kentucky Science Center in the past couple of months? Had enough of “Doc McStuffins” (even though she’s great)? Gilda’s Club’s summer camp for children connected to cancer is hosting its annual Camp Gilda’s Carnival, and it is […]

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Organizers of this weekend’s Kentuckiana Pride Festival address safety concerns and urge the community to show its support

June 15, 2016 superuser 0

Kentuckiana Pride begins Friday with the annual parade at 7 p.m. | Courtesy of Kentuckiana Pride

More than 5,000 Louisvillians gathered at the Big Four Bridge Sunday night to show support and stand in unity with the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting. Organized by the Fairness Campaign, the experience was awash with tears, hugs, song and genuine community bonding. Organizers of this weekend’s Kentuckiana Pride Festival know the public might be reluctant to […]

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Trampoline park bringing family fun to Dixie Highway

June 15, 2016 superuser 0

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Louisville’s largest trampoline park is set to open this fall. Oldham County resident and former South End-er Charles Hall has signed a licensing agreement with Texas-based Altitude Trampoline Park to open a 40,540-square-foot park at 4420 Dixie Hwy. Louisville’s two other trampoline parks are about 27,000 square feet or less. “We always knew we wanted to do […]

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