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Kick off gardening season with YouthBuild Garden Party

May 16, 2016 superuser 0

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Derby is over, so it’s time to plant that garden. But before you do, have a cocktail or two, support a great organization and get gardening tips and more at the YouthBuild Louisville Garden Party on Thursday, May 19. YouthBuild is a nationwide program that has been active in Louisville since 2001. It seeks to provide […]

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New Roots to hold fifth annual Strawberry Jamm Festival in Shawnee

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On Thursday, May 19, New Roots, a nonprofit whose mission is to provide “food-desert” communities with farm-fresh produce at affordable rates, is hosting a strawberry-themed street festival in the Shawnee neighborhood. It’s an event to help celebrate the beginning of the 2016 Fresh Stop Market season — pop-up produce markets in local food deserts. This […]

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Monday Business Briefing: Ruling on ACA could cut Humana revenue; mystery coffee shop coming to Butchertown; several local Krogers to offer online ordering; and more

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Welcome to the May 16 Monday Business Briefing, your private business intelligence digest from Insider Louisville. A federal judge’s ruling is threatening to cut revenues of Humana and Aetna by billions of dollars — though a Humana spokesman said the ruling would have no immediate impact. U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer of D.C. ruled Thursday that federal subsidies that […]

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WLKY: Hillary Clinton returns to Louisville ahead of Tuesday primary

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Hillary Clinton in Louisville on Sunday | Image via WLKY

By Mark Vanderhoff | WLKY Democrat presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton campaigned in the Bluegrass ahead of Kentucky’s Tuesday primary. Clinton came to Louisville where she visited churches and held a rally. Clinton’s opponent in the Democratic primary, Bernie Sanders, has won the past two primary contests, in Indiana and West Virginia. This is her latest attempt […]

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First Phoenix Hill Tavern auction begins

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The once lively Roof Garden is now decaying. | Photo by Sara Havens

Last month, Insider was invited into the hallowed Phoenix Hill Tavern to take one last look around before local auction company Wardlow Auctions dismantled its contents. It was heartbreaking seeing the once-thriving club at a standstill, with so many memories lurking in the shadows, collecting dust. It took Wardlow more than 20 days to take down, clean up […]

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Gallery K takes up residency on Barret Avenue

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Will Ashton owns Gallery K & Coffeehouse in Butchertown. | Photo by Sara Havens

After more than a year on an awkwardly placed corner in Butchertown, Gallery K has moved to a storefront where owner Will Ashton expects to get more exposure. The art gallery, coffee shop and performance venue re-opened this weekend at 976 Barret Ave., on the Germantown-Highlands border. “It is kind of an up-and-coming little hot […]

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Meet your Metro Council candidates for Tuesday’s six primary races

May 16, 2016 superuser 0

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Tuesday is primary day in Kentucky, with six competitive races for Louisville Metro Council that will determine each party’s candidate for the general election this fall. In some cases, the candidates who win the primary will be unopposed in November. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, and you can find […]

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