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A Bunch of Fun Stuff to Do With Your Kids in...
There are a ton of Louisville kids attractions that families can enjoy in every season, even if you're on a tight budget.
The Summit Louisville Mall Profile
The Summit Louisville is an outlet mall with nearly 400,000 square feet of retail space, featuring stores such as Pier 1, Gap, Express, Barnes & Noble, and Bath and Body Works.
10 Romantic Things to Do in Louisville
Whether you're taking someone out on a first date or celebrating your 50th anniversary, there are plenty of romantic things to do in Louisville.
Get Up to Speed on Kentucky Liquor Laws
Regulations regarding the sale and consumption of alcohol vary from state to state. The following is a brief overview of Kentucky liquor laws.
Get to Know Louisville's Shopping Malls
There are several Louisville malls to choose from when you're up for shopping. Here is a list of malls to help find the best for your shopping needs.
Free Things You Should Totally Do in Louisville
You don't have to spend a fortune in order to have a fun night on the town in Louisville. There are a ton of free things to do in Louisville if you know where to go.
School Dates You Need to Know
What is the JCPS school calendar for 2014-2015 academic year? First day, winter break, summer break, and more. School dates every parent (and student) needs to know.
December Events
Things to do in Louisville throughout December.
Top 5 Louisville Breakfast Restaurants
When I'm in the mood for a real breakfast--a breakfast my grandma would be proud of--I head out to one of these locally-owned Louisville breakfast restaurants.
7 Most Romantic Restaurants in Louisville
As I was making my decision on what places to include in this list of the most romantic restaurants in Louisville, I found myself with a song from the Disney movie Lady and The Tramp stuck in my head. If you want to have your own Lady and The Tramp romantic dinner, these places are the restaurants in Louisville where romance is most likely to occur.
Top Louisville Attractions
Bardstown Road is a stretch of road in Louisville that is home to the largest number of original restaurants, oddity shops, and hole-in-the-wall bars in the city. Page 12.
Top 10 Frankfort Ave. Restaurants
Many Frankfort Ave. restaurants have been awarded Louisville Magazine Best of Louisville and LEO Weekly Reader's Choice awards. These 10 Frankfort Ave. restaurants showcase the best food that Clifton and Crescent Hill have to offer.
Profile of Oxmoor Mall Louisville
The Oxmoor Mall Louisville is home to more than 50 shops and restaurants, including American Eagle Outfitters, Dick's Sporting Goods, Gymboree, Old Navy, and Pottery Barn Kids.
Top 10 December Events
Things to do in Louisville throughout December, from holiday festivities and story slams to concerts at the Clifton Center.
The Christmas Spirit Glimmers at the Galt House...
Where to see a Christmas light display.
Top 10 Spots for Visitors
Places to go and things to do in Louisville with out-of-town guests.
Top 10 Christmas Activities 2013
Looking for something to do something to get in the Christmas spirit?
Top 10 Highlands Restaurants
While there are many chains and fast food joints along the Bardstown Road stretch, these Highlands restaurants are among the most popular and original.
Top 10 Louisville Weekend Getaways
These ten Louisville weekend getaways are all within 300 miles and five hours of driving time from Louisville - perfect for a short weekend away from home.
Enjoy the Outdoors, Cut-Your-Own Holiday Tree
Where can I buy a live Christmas tree?
Top 10 Day Trips from Louisville
These ten day trips from Louisville are all within 100 miles and an hour and a half of driving time from Louisville – perfect for a day away from home.
Louisville: Jefferson County Schools Academic...
What is the JCPS school calendar for 2013-2014
Light Up Louisville & 40 Nights of Lights
Is there ice skating downtown? Louisville.
5 Things You Must Know Before Moving to...
A list of the five things that every Louisville resident knows, and the five things you must know before moving to Louisville.
Louisville's Best Live Music Bars
If you're looking for a great place to listen to live music in Louisville, you'll definitely want to make these local bars and clubs among your first stops.
Bourbon Ball Recipe
Bourbon ball recipe. Louisville.
Top 10 New Year's Resolutions, Is Yours On the...
Top 10 New Year's resolutions, and how to get started.
2013 Holiday Shows in Louisville, KY
Where can I see holiday shows?
Louisville Winter Attractions
It takes something really special to get me out of the house when it's as cold as it is during a Louisville winter. Luckily there are enough great Louisville winter attractions to keep me from hibernating until spring.
Profile of St. Matthews Mall in Louisville
The 1.1 million square foot St. Matthews Mall in Louisville has more than 130 stores, including Aeropostale, Ann Taylor Loft, bebe, Brooks Brothers, Brookstone, Pottery Barn, and Williams-Sonoma.
Top 10 New Attractions in Louisville from...
While every new addition to the city over the 2000-2010 decade added to the city's character, the following ten additions are definitely the best new attractions in Louisville.
Kentucky Derby Facts and History
The Kentucky Derby is Louisville’s biggest annual event that draws an average of 150,000 visitors each year.
Free Louisville Kids Activities
Instead of wasting all of your money doing things that don't even last long enough to cure the boredom, check out one of these free Louisville kids activities.
Kentucky Unemployment Benefits: What You Should...
Find out how to file for Kentucky unemployment benefits and discover the answers to the most common unemployment benefit questions.
What is the Bourbon Trail?
Learn more about Kentucky's Bourbon Trail. Where is it? How does it work?
Main Street Walking Tour
Louisville Slugger Museum offers up an entertaining tour.
Things to Do with Toddlers in Louisville
It can be hard to find fun things to do with a toddler in Louisville. The following Louisville attractions are toddler-friendly: safe and fun for your children aged three and under.
Top 10 Things to Do in Louisville with Kids
Things to do in Louisville with kids. What is there to do in Louisville with kids?
How to Get Kentucky Derby Tickets
The process of obtaining Kentucky Derby tickets depends first on where you want to watch the Derby. There are several different ways to get into Churchill Downs on Derby day.
The Nutcracker - A Ballet, Parties, and FREE...
The Brown-Forman Nutcracker runs December 6-21, 2014, in the Whitney Hall at The Kentucky Center. The Louisville Orchestra will provide live music for all performances.
The Highlands Bars, Pubs, and Clubs
While most tourists to Louisville head down to Fourth Street Live for a night on the town, most locals head to the stretch of Bardstown Road that is home to the Highlands' bars, pubs, and clubs.
Profile of Jefferson Mall Louisville
Jefferson Mall in Louisville is the mall of choice for most South End Louisville residents. Located on Outer Loop just down from Preston Highway in Okolona, Jefferson Mall is easily accessible from I-65, I-265, and I-264.
Louisville Movie Theaters and Listings
If you're heading out to catch a movie tonight, you'll want to know where to find all of the Louisville movie theaters and listings.
Review of the Louisville Science Center
The Louisville Science Center is an interactive learning center with more than 150 exhibits and a four-story IMAX Theater.
Profile of River Falls Mall Clarksville
In 2005, the River Falls Mall in Clarksville was replaced entirely with a nearly 300,000 square foot Bass Pro Shops store. Today, the River Falls Mall property is home to less than ten stores and includes a Great Escape Theater.
Ideas for Louisville Christmas Gifts
If you're looking for unique Christmas gifts this year, you won't have to look far. These Louisville Christmas gifts will allow you to share your love of the city with the people on your list.
Where to Volunteer
Where can I volunteer in Louisville, KY?
2014 Holiday Shows
Where can I see holiday shows? Both classics like A Christmas Carol and humorous comedies can be found this winter season.
Profile of Proof Gallery Louisville at 21c...
The Proof Gallery in Louisville housed within the 21c Museum Hotel is a 9000 sq. ft. art museum that is funded and operated by the International Contemporary Art Foundation.
Top Louisville Museums
Visiting Louisville museums is a fun and educational activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages throughout the year.
Top 10 Louisville Parks
One of the biggest local attractions is the Louisville parks system. There are more than 120 public parks in the metro area alone, many created by famed landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead.
Toast on Market Is Going Stale
Toast is the most boring breakfast food I can think of, and the same can easily be said about Toast on Market.
Profile of Iroquois Park in Louisville
First planned as a "scenic reservation" by Frederick Law Olmstead, Iroquois Park in Louisville is known
Top 5 Indoor Destinations for Kids
Indoor party rooms at Incredible Dave's in Louisville.
Christmas By The River, Brandenburg, KY
This photo gallery of Louisville Christmas lights features pictures of some of my favorite displays from over the years. Page 22.
What Is a Modjeska? Learn About Louisville...
What is a Bourbon ball? What is a Modjeska?
Lights Under Louisville
This photo gallery of Louisville Christmas lights features pictures of some of my favorite displays from over the years.
Review of Lilly's Bistro in Louisville
I decided to try Lilly's Bistro in Louisville based on a reader's recommendation. It was the most expensive and longest meal of my life, but it was by far the best meal I've ever eaten.
Top 5 Shopping Malls in Louisville
There are plenty of shopping destinations in and around Louisville. If you are looking to get all your needs met at one destination, check out one of these top shopping malls.
Free Things To Do - June 2013
Many free things to do in Louisville
Famous Foods of Louisville
What food is Louisville's claim to fame?
Review of Phoenix Hill Tavern in Louisville
Phoenix Hill Tavern in Louisville is a two-story nightclub that houses five different bars, each offering a different type of music or entertainment.
Derby Dinner Playhouse
An entertaining dinner theatre, right across the Ohio River from Louisville, KY.
Welcome in 2014 - Celebrate New Year's Eve
What is there to do on New Year's Eve?
Best Louisville Fish Restaurants
Whether you're a seafood lover or a Catholic looking for some non-meat options on a Friday during Lent, you'll want to know where to find all of the best Louisville fish restaurants.
Best Louisville Pizza Restaurants
There are a lot of pizza joints around town, but these Louisville pizza restaurants serve up the best pizza in Kentuckiana.
Louisville Zip Codes by Neighborhood
When you're trying to shop for a house or apartment by neighborhood, it helps to know the Louisville zip codes for those neighborhoods.
Highlands Louisville Neighborhood Profile
Often referred to as “The Strip” or “Restaurant Row,” Highlands Louisville is best known for its eclectic local shops, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs.
What to Know When Visiting the Kentucky Derby...
Tens of thousands of horseracing fans, a joyful atmosphere, and an abundance of alcohol combine to make the Kentucky Derby infield the site of the biggest Kentucky Derby party in town.
Live Theatre in Louisville
Where can I see a play in Louisville?
Top 3 St. Matthews Restaurants
St. Matthews is full of chain restaurants with the same basic menu, but there are a few St. Matthews restaurants that offer interesting and delicious dining choices.
Kids Eat Free at Local Restaurants
Are there restaurants with kids-eat-free days in Louisville?
Highland Louisville Picture Tour
Explore Highland Louisville, one of the city's most unique neighborhoods, through pictures of some of its biggest attractions, restaurants, and stores.
Profile of Green Tree Mall Clarksville
Green Tree Mall is Clarksville's only true mall. After the River Falls Mall was closed and converted into a huge Outdoor World, Green Tree Mall was left as the only traditional mall on the Lewis and Clark Parkway stretch.
Goodwill Hunting at Goodwill Louisville Stores
If you're interested in going Goodwill hunting, consider these ratings on the following Goodwill Louisville stores.
St. Matthews Louisville Neighborhood Profile
St. Matthews Louisville is the city's largest shopping district--two malls as well as one of nearly every chain store in Louisville can be found on Shelbyville Road.
Where to Get a Vegan Meal
Top Restaurants for a Vegan Meal in Louisville
Top 10 Places to Get a Beer in Louisville
With five breweries and an uncountable number of restaurants and pubs, there are a lot of places to get a beer in Louisville. However, the following ten restaurants and bars offer an unparalleled selection of beers to satisfy any palate.
Belle of Louisville Profile
The Belle of Louisville is the oldest river steamboat in continuous use. She is one of Louisville's biggest attractions among visitors to the city as well as a favorite piece of local culture among Louisville residents.
Louisville Slugger Museum Profile
The Louisville Slugger Museum is a museum and factory where Louisville Slugger baseball bats are created and baseball's history is preserved.
Louisville art, architecture, and history...for...
Wait, I can see contemporary art, make a craft with my kids, and learn about the history of Louisville...for FREE?! Yes. Yes, you can.
Candy Stores in Louisville
Homemade candies in Louisville
Maker's Mark Distillery
Can I tour Makers Mark? Louisville.
Profile of Germantown Louisville
Germantown Louisville is often a less expensive option as far as cost of living in the city is concerned, and many individuals have used that as an excuse to adopt Germantown as their home.
Setting Up Your Utilities in Louisville and...
A list of the available cable, gas, electric, water, Internet, telephone, trash, and sewer companies in Bullitt County, Kentucky. Page 2.
Support Local! Holiday Gifts
Where to buy local gifts for the holidays.
How to Pick the Perfect Kentucky Derby Hat
When you're shopping for a Derby hat, you can get some great ideas by looking at Kentucky Derby hats pictures.
Kentucky Derby Fun Facts!
Some data and history of the Kentucky Derby
Winter Camps for Kids
Activities for kids over winter break
Light Up Louisville
This photo gallery of Louisville Christmas lights features pictures of some of my favorite displays from over the years. Page 14.
What to Do: New Year's Day
What is there to do on New Year's Day in Louisville, KY?
Top 5 Kentucky Derby Festival Events
If you're trying to decide what Kentucky Derby Festival events to attend, you're going to want to know the five most anticipated and exciting Kentucky Derby Festival events.
The Louisville Zoo
While the main attraction at the Louisville Zoo is the wildlife, there are a lot of other fun things to do at the zoo that have nothing to do with animals.
2013 Black Friday - Louisville, KY
Where to shop for Black Friday deals.
See how beautiful KY is...underground.
Explore the historic caves of Kentucky.
What Time Zone Is Louisville KY In?
Louisville clocks run on Eastern Daylight Time. Louisville does participate in Daylight Saving Time, so we change our clocks in March and October.
Worth the price!
El Mundo is a popular restaurant on Frankfort Ave.
How to File Your Kentucky State Income Tax Return
All residents of the state as well as certain non-residents who earned income in Kentucky must file a Kentucky state income tax return. Kentucky residents are also responsible for local taxes based on their county of residence.
Finding Louisville Restaurant Coupons and...
There are a lot of different ways to save money when dining out by using Louisville restaurant coupons or purchasing discounted gift certificates.
Profile of Huber's Farm in Starlight, Indiana
Huber's Farm Starlight's Children's Farm Park is a great place to spend a day with children of all ages, with amenities such as a petting zoo, tractor rides, slides, mazes, and jumping pillows.
Find Louisville Free Stuff
If you think you have to have money to hit the town and have fun in Louisville, you're completely wrong. There is a ton of Louisville free stuff to appease even those who have to dig change out of their couch for gas money to get out of the house.
How to Find Louisville Jobs
There are several ways you can use the Internet to find your dream job in Louisville. These online resources are great places to find Louisville jobs through every local employer.
Profile of the Mega Cavern Historic Tram Tour
What is the Louisville Mega Cavern?
Louisville's Best Sushi Restaurants
There are a lot of sushi restaurants in Louisville, but if you're looking for the best sushi restaurants in Louisville you're going to want to check these places out.
FREE movies! Yeah, summertime...
Where can I see free summer movies?
Photo Gallery of Louisville Christmas Lights
This photo gallery of Louisville Christmas lights features pictures of some of my favorite displays from over the years.
Best Burgers in Louisville, KY
Where is the best burger in Louisville?
Understanding Louisville Interstates
A list of all of Louisville's major interstates, including the directions they run in and where they'll take you.
Best Places to Watch Thunder Over Louisville
If you want to enjoy the annual fireworks show to its fullest, then you're going to need to know the best places to watch Thunder Over Louisville.
Louisville's Panhandling Ordinance
On Dec. 31, 2007, Mayor Jerry Abramsom approved the Louisville Panhandling Ordinance in an attempt to curtail the types of panhandling that cause people to fear for their safety.
Downtown Louisville Apartments
After decades of abandonment and decay, Downtown Louisville has recently reemerged as one of Louisville's hippest neighborhoods, leaving many individuals looking for Downtown Louisville apartments.
Celebrate the End of Prohibition
Repeal Day, marking the end of Prohibition, is celebrated on December 5.
Louisville Airport Information
Find the Louisville airport address, directions to the Louisville International Airport, and a map of the Louisville airport. Page 3.
Looking for a water park near Louisville?
Where is a water park in Louisville, KY?
Historic Locust Grove
What was it like to live in Kentucky in 1790?
Mall St. Matthews: What Stores Are There?
If you are in the need of a birthday present, a holiday gift, or a little something for yourself, there is plenty to choose from at St. Matthew Mall. Here is a list of stores and destinations at Mall St. Matthews...
LFPL Main Branch
What is the history of the Louisville Free Public Library?
Maple Syrup Festival
A family friendly festival with delicious pure maple syrup.
Review of The Melting Pot
For the time you spend at the table, the attention you receive from your server, and the quality of the food, dinner at The Melting Pot is worth every penny.
Resources for Finding an Apartment in...
If you know where to look, it will make the process of finding a place to call home much easier. These resources will help you find the best apartments for rent in Louisville KY.
Profile of the Old Louisville Neighborhood
Though the Old Louisville neighborhood once saw a fierce decline in care and interest, its recent gentrification has made it one of the most desirable places to live in Louisville.
Did you know the Mint Julep was originally a...
Bourbon and mint come together in the official drink of the Kentucky Derby.
Kentucky Bourbon Ball Recipe
Looking for a Kentucky bourbon ball recipe? Voila! A base combination of butter, sugar and bourbon, there are many variations on the classic bourbon ball.
How To Register to Vote in Kentucky
This article explains how to register to vote in Kentucky and how to change your political party designation.
The Best Coffee is Brewed in Louisville. Try...
Where are the coffee shops in Louisville?
Restaurant Review of North End Café...
Restaurant Review of North End Café – Highlands location
Clifton Louisville Neighborhood Profile
The eclectic Clifton Louisville neighborhood has grown around the Frankfort Avenue niche shops and locally-owned restaurants that are reminiscent of Bardstown Road but without the overwhelming nightlife scene.
Resources for Your Louisville Move
Everything you need to know before your Louisville move. Set up your utilities, register to vote, get licensed, and learn about Louisville's unique culture.
Gearing Up: The Kentucky Derby
How can I get tickets to the Kentucky Derby?
A Holiday Classic Gets a New Look
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Review of Proof on Main in Louisville
The food and service at Proof on Main in Louisville were simply amazing – every detail was carefully attended to, and every bite of food was as extraordinary as the first.
Thunder Over Louisville Fireworks Show
Each year, close to half a million people gather around Louisville's riverfront to watch Thunder Over Louisville, the largest fireworks show in the world and the opening event for the Kentucky Derby Festival.
Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve
A nature center just outside of Louisville, KY.
Free Summer Bowling for Kids
A free summer activity—bowling—for families in Louisville.
Louisville's Germantown Bars
Many Germantown bars cater primarily to the long-time residents of the neighborhood, but many also cater to the college and young professional crowds.
Find Free Events Louisville
In almost every month of the year there is something incredibly fun and absolutely free going on in Louisville. The following free events Louisville will keep you inexpensively entertained throughout the year.
Top 3 Germantown Restaurants
These restaurants are not only some of the best Germantown restaurants, but also some of the best restaurants in Louisville.
Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Race...
The Great Balloon Fest is a series of five Kentucky Derby Festival events that lead up to the main event--the Great Balloon Race.
5 Steps to a DIY Derby Hat
Easy to follow steps on how to make a Kentucky Derby hat.
Tips for Cheap Louisville Living
The tricks of cheap Louisville living are simple and could save you thousands of dollars each year on shopping, entertainment, and family expenses.
Spirit of Jefferson
The Spirit of Jefferson is an excursion boat, she cruises the Ohio River.
Ornate and Exquisite: The Louisville Palace
See performers at this ornate piece of Louisville history.
Get Your Art on the Runway!
The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft (KMAC) is accepting submissions for the third annual KMAC Couture Art Walks the Runway event. The deadline to submit materials is January 2, 2015.
February 2014 Events Calendar
What is there to do in Louisville during February 2014?
3 Ways to Find Singles in Louisville
Having trouble meeting someone special? Try these three ideas for places where you can meet other singles in Louisville who might share your interests, passions, and life goals.
Historic Corydon Walking Tour
Explore Historic Corydon, Indiana's original state capital, by taking this hour-long walking tour.
Profile of Baxter Avenue Theater in Louisville
Baxter Avenue Theater in Louisville is the city's premiere multiplex for small independent, foreign, and art films.
Guinness World Record challenge (Hint: It has...
On Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at 10 a.m., Christmas at the Galt House Hotel will attempt to break a Guinness World Record. The challenge? (Hint: It has to do with elves...)
How To Register to Vote in Indiana
This article explains how to register to vote in Indiana as well as how to update your voter registration information.
New Albany Indiana Profile
New Albany is thought by many to be the perfect place to live--it's just a few miles outside of Louisville, and the home prices and rental costs tend to be much lower in New Albany than they are across the bridge.
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