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Louisville Metro Council debates how to best use tax incentives in development

August 14, 2016 superuser 0

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Developers seeking tax incentives from Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government have been closely watching as Metro Council members grapple with how to best use a popular local tax incentive called a TIF, according to council president David Yates (D-25). “In my recent discussions with new developers I know some of you all have met with, they have […]

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Margaret’s Consignment celebrates 25 years with sale and charity

August 14, 2016 superuser 0

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By Ali Boland For a local business to make it past 10 years is quite an achievement. But 25? Now that’s success. Margaret’s Consignment on Frankfort Avenue is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and they’ve decided to commemorate the occasion with a party. Back in 1991, owner Margaret Schneider started to hit up yard sales, cleaning and fixing […]

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StyleBlueprint: 15 fancy Louisville french fries we love

August 14, 2016 superuser 0

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By Sarah Nugent | StyleBlueprint Is there anyone on Earth that does not like French fries? Fries are one of the most crave-worthy foods — from the most basic fast-food fries to the fancier options. Fry up a potato, drizzle some truffle oil and dip in aioli instead of plain old ketchup and you’ve got yourself […]

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GE Appliances, labor union clash ahead of contract talks

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A new sign at Appliance Park welcomes visitors and employees to "GE Appliances - a Haier company." | Photo by Boris Ladwig.

GE said Appliance Park is losing money and workers are earning much more than typical in the appliance industry — but a union leader said the company is merely trying to intimidate workers ahead of contract talks, which are set to begin Monday. About 4,000 of the park’s 6,000 workers are covered by a union […]

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Monday Business Briefing: Former Quest building on Frankfort sells; Blackstone CEO moves to NYC; Norton launches treatment to reduce chemo hair loss; and more

August 14, 2016 superuser 0

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Welcome to the Aug. 15 Monday Business Briefing, your private business intelligence digest from Insider Louisville. Quest Outdoors building on Frankfort Avenue gets new owner No, it’s not a restaurant. Between Bourbon’s Bistro, The Hub, The Irish Rover, Volare and others, that section of Frankfort Avenue already has plenty. Instead, those restaurants may get some […]

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Theo Edmonds of IDEAS xLab to keynote next Venture Connectors Luncheon

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Theo Edmonds, co-founder of the innovation and cultural think tank IDEAS xLab, will be September’s keynote speaker at the monthly Venture Connectors Luncheon. The event will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 7. In 2015, Southern Living Magazine named Edmonds as one of “50 People Changing the South.” He co-founded IDEAS xLab in 2012. The organization connects artists, […]

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Aetna makes big promises to Louisville in its merger agreement with Humana, but are they enforceable?

August 11, 2016 superuser 0

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In its merger agreement with Humana, Hartford, Conn.-based Aetna makes promises to Louisville — but an attorney and a former CEO say such agreements are difficult to enforce, and Aetna could easily change its mind. But while the agreement may not compel Aetna to maintain sizable operations and employees in Kentucky, business dynamics likely will, according […]

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Aleksandra Stone’s ‘Congenital Maladies’ gives a voice to the artist’s struggles with anxiety and self-scrutiny

August 11, 2016 superuser 0

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Oftentimes, an artist’s work is her therapy. She can examine, embrace and exile any emotion on canvas — or whatever her preferred medium might be — and tame the demons that torment her mind by turning them into tangible artifacts. Artist Aleksandra Stone is all too familiar with these demons, and she’s found a way to cope with […]

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