News and Events in Louisville, KY.

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Visit one of 120 parks within the city

June 22, 2017 superuser 0

With the kids out of school and the warm, sunny weather conjuring up the urge to escape to the beach or the lake, Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation invites you to consider taking a weekly or daily vacation in your own backyard by visiting one of 120 municipally-owned parks within the city this summer. One […]

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Successful companies are involved in their local communities

June 22, 2017 superuser 0

This article is part of a series about content marketing and what Insider Louisville can do to help you build your customer base by bridging online to offline engagement.  For more on the topic, see: Reasons you should partner with Insider Louisville. #3 will shock you! Branding through storytelling with Insider Louisville Win the battle […]

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SkillsUSA brings national trade conference to Louisville

June 21, 2017 superuser 0

SkillsUSA, a national organization supporting career and technical education, held its National Leadership and Skills Conference at the Kentucky Exposition Center this week. The conference offered competitions across a variety of fields, and businesses from around Louisville showcased their services. Students of all ages from around the country competed in different challenges, focusing on hands-on […]

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Boxing promoter: 8,000 spectators needed Saturday

June 21, 2017 superuser 0

About 8,000 spectators need to flock to Freedom Hall’s professional boxing Saturday to signal that local fans want the sport to return to Muhammad Ali’s hometown, the event’s promoter said Thursday. “Evander’s Tribute to Ali” will begin at 7 p.m. and feature professional fighters, a local pro and local amateurs. The event is promoted by […]

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Inaugural Kentucky Craft Bash set to pour 80-plus beers on Saturday

June 21, 2017 superuser 0

Derek Selznick is exhausted. And a little nervous. The director of the Kentucky Guild of Brewers, on the job now for about nine months, has busy been planning the guild’s first-ever beer festival, the Kentucky Craft Bash, set for Saturday, June 24. The process is in the homestretch, and Selznick is hoping for the best. “Anytime […]

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PSC revises settlement in KU, LG&E rate cases

June 21, 2017 superuser 0

Kentucky Press News Service FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Public Service Commission has granted base rate increases sought by Louisville Gas & Electric Co. and Kentucky Utilities Co., but reduced them below the levels agreed to earlier by the utilities and other parties to the cases. In Thursday’s orders, the PSC said the rates it approved […]

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Gallery: Fête de la Musique brings music and smiles to downtown Louisville

June 21, 2017 superuser 0

By James Natsis Downtown workers and visitors were treated to a wide range of live music performances Wednesday afternoon as Louisville held its first city-sponsored Fête de la Musique. The warm afternoon weather was no deterrent for those following signs and maps leading them to the various plazas, street corners, patios and benches where they listened and interacted with local and visiting […]

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Family Film Night on the Belvedere series starts Friday and includes Katniss, Indiana Jones and ‘Jaws’

June 21, 2017 superuser 0

Katniss Everdeen, Indiana Jones and a man-eating shark will be making their way to the Belvedere this summer. Starting Friday, the Louisville Film Society and the Kentucky Center for the Arts present Family Film Night on the Belvedere featuring three blockbuster films: “The Hunger Games,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “Jaws.” The events are free and open […]

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James Graham Brown Foundation President Rummel becomes CEO, too

June 21, 2017 superuser 0

Mason Rummel, president of the James Graham Brown Foundation, said not much would change about her role, even though she’s tacking CEO onto her job title. She started working at the foundation in 1989 as a grants coordinator, but moved up through the ranks. “It was supposed to be a temporary thing,” she told Insider. […]

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