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New urbanism in Louisville mixes new homes with old culture

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In the early 2000s, the last thing East Louisville needed was another traditional subdivision. Instead, local developers Charles Osborn and David Tomes wanted to bring New Urbanism to the city. The urban design movement, which rose to popularity in the United States in the mid-1980s, promotes a strong sense of community while emphasizing environmentally friendly […]

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Danny Mac’s brings pizza, calzones, subs to Mellwood Arts Center

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Danny Mac's Pizza is the latest restaurant to inhabit Mellwood Arts Center spot. Photos by Kevin Gibson.

It seems every year or two, another restaurant tries its hand in the quaint space in the courtyard at the Mellwood Arts & Entertianment Center. So far, none of these establishments have succeeded. From Jarfi’s to the Bristol Café to Little Peace Café to, most recently, a re-imagining of Le Gallo Rosso, which closed in February, […]

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Mint Julep Tours & Transportation adding Muhammad Ali tour

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Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer Monday unveiled a new website that includes an interactive map of 21 locations around the city that hold some significance in the life of Louisville’s greatest son Muhammad Ali. For those looking for something more structured than a self-guided tour, however, Louisville company Mint Julep Tour & Transportation plans to introduce […]

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Clifton Neighborhood Festival will fill Frankfort Avenue with music, art and yoga on Saturday

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The Inner Warrior will lead a yoga session at the Clifton Festival on Saturday. | Courtesy of Clifton Festival

It’s been quite a month of neighborhood celebrations. First there was Old Louisville’s Springfest, then the Butchertown Art Fair, and now it’s Clifton’s turn with the annual Clifton Neighborhood Festival on Saturday, June 11. Held from 1-10:30 p.m. on Frankfort Avenue between State and William streets, the free party will feature music, art, food, drinks […]

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WLKY: All tickets to Muhammad Ali memorial handed out in one hour

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A line started forming across from the Yum! Center shortly after midnight. | Photo by WLKY

By WLKY News All 15,000 tickets to Muhammad Ali’s memorial at the KFC Yum! Center were handed out Wednesday morning in about an hour. Distribution started earlier than planned because of the long line that had formed. For those who were not able to obtain tickets, the service will be shown on the Jumbotron outside the […]

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Premium whiskey fuels Brown-Forman sales

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The Brown-Forman corporate headquarters on Dixie Highway.

Brown-Forman shares jumped about 2.5 percent in early morning trading as the distiller reported higher fourth-quarter sales and income and predicted that sales would grow about 5 percent in the next year. Fourth-quarter net sales, at $933 million, fell 1 percent from a year earlier, but Brown-Forman said that underlying sales, which are adjusted for […]

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7 Questions With … State Rep. Jim Wayne

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Kentucky State Rep. Jim Wayne, D-Louisville, has been quite busy working on a passion he’s had for years. Somewhere in the midst of serving in public office (since 1991) and working as a psychotherapist, he went back to school and received his MFA in fiction from Spalding University in 2012. And now, he’s debuting his first novel, […]

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