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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.
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.
FREE Halloween Parades, Parties, and Movies
Looking for FREE Halloween fun? Check out these family-freindly events, all free of charge, throughout Louisville this Halloween season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Head to Frankfort Ave. for Halloween Fun!
Halloween fun up and down Frankfort Avenue! The festivities (from FREE chili nights to mask workshops) take place throughout October. On Halloween there is a Trolley Hop and trick-or-treating, too.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thanksgiving Dinner in Louisville
Where to have Thanksgiving dinner in Louisville, KY?
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.
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.
Top October Events - St. James Art Fair,...
What to see and do during October in Louisville, KY. From art fairs to Halloween fun, there is something to do for every interest
Halloween Costume Stores
Where can I get a costume for Halloween?
Haunted Houses in Louisville...Bwa ha ha....
There are plenty of haunted attractions in and around Louisville, KY
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kentucky Voting Information
Once you've registered to vote, you'll be ready to use the following information to answer any questions you have about Kentucky voting.
Kentucky Derby Facts and History
The Kentucky Derby is Louisville’s biggest annual event that draws an average of 150,000 visitors each year.
Louisville: Jefferson County Schools Academic...
What is the JCPS school calendar for 2013-2014
What is the Bourbon Trail?
Learn more about Kentucky's Bourbon Trail. Where is it? How does it work?
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.
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.
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.
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 Things to Do in Louisville with Kids
Things to do in Louisville with kids. What is there to do in Louisville with kids?
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.
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.
Head to the farm!
Kentucky and Southern Indiana farms offer up family fun.
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.
Profile of Iroquois Park in Louisville
First planned as a "scenic reservation" by Frederick Law Olmstead, Iroquois Park in Louisville is known
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.
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.
Main Street Walking Tour
Louisville Slugger Museum offers up an entertaining tour.
Louisville Zoo Halloween Party
The Louisville Zoo Halloween party, known as the World's Largest Halloween Party, is an annual event that occurs throughout October at the Louisville Zoo.
Review of Danger Run Louisville
Though I was disappointed that I wasn't able to finish my first Danger Run Louisville, it was still the best local Halloween attraction I've ever experienced.
Goodwill Hunting at Goodwill Louisville Stores
If you're interested in going Goodwill hunting, consider these ratings on the following Goodwill Louisville stores.
Profile of Cherokee Park in Louisville
With amenities like a 2.4 mile scenic loop, a fenced dog park, and a bird sanctuary, Cherokee Park Louisville entertains close to 500,000 visitors a year, making it one of the 50 most-visited parks in the United States.
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.
Review of Louisville Ghost Tours
Louisville Ghost Tours is a local group that offers walking tours of the haunted buildings of Downtown Louisville. A guide dressed in Victorian costume takes tour participants to several Louisville landmarks, telling stories of the city's haunted past along the way.
Kids Eat Free at Local Restaurants
Are there restaurants with kids-eat-free days in Louisville?
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.
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 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.
Support Sister Cities of Louisville &...
Sullivan University and the Sister Cities of Louisville have joined forces and present the Mayor’s International Gala. The tasting and silent auction event features a sampling of foods prepared by teams of student chefs from Sullivan University’s Culinary Arts Program.
Jug Band Jubilee! Celebrate Where Jug Bands...
When is the Jug Band Jubilee? What is the history of jug bands?
October Events Calendar
October events in Louisville
Where to Get a Vegan Meal
Top Restaurants for a Vegan Meal 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.
How to Pick the Perfect Kentucky Derby Hat
These Louisville derby hat shops can help you in your pursuit for the perfect Kentucky Derby hat.
Spirit of Jefferson
The Spirit of Jefferson is an excursion boat, she cruises the Ohio River.
What is There to Do for Halloween?
What is there to do in Louisville for Halloween?
Top 3 Breakfast Restaurants in Louisville
Where is the best breakfast in Louisville, KY? Well, it depends on what you like, but these top three breakfast restaurants are sure to please.
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.
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.
Best Burgers in Louisville, KY
Where is the best burger in 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.
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.
Top 5 Questions About Belle of Louisville
Belle of Louisville is the oldest river steamboat still in operation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
FREE movies! Yeah, summertime...
Where can I see free summer movies?
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.
Free Things To Do - June 2013
Many free things to do in Louisville
Actors Theatre Art Gallery
The Actors Theatre art gallery is a display of a diverse array of artwork created by both local and regional artists that fills the hallways of Actors Theatre.
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.
Famous Foods of Louisville
What food is Louisville's claim to fame?
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.
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.
Where to Volunteer
Where can I volunteer in Louisville, KY?
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.
Review of PsychoMania Theater of Terror...
I visited PsychoMania Theater of Terror in Clarksville at the end of September. Find out if this haunted house is worth the time and money.
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.
Setting Up Your Utilities in Louisville and...
A list of the available cable, gas, electric, water, Internet, telephone, trash, and sewer companies in Clark County, Indiana. Page 7.
Ornate and Exquisite: The Louisville Palace
See performers at this ornate piece of Louisville history.
Top 10 Spots for Visitors
Places to go and things to do in Louisville with out-of-town guests.
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.
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.
Worth the price!
El Mundo is a popular restaurant on Frankfort Ave.
Actors Theatre Shares a Recipe from Dracula
A recipe for making fake blood from Actors Theatre of Louisville.
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.
Maker's Mark Distillery
Can I tour Makers Mark? Louisville.
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.
Thanksgiving Weekend in Louisville, KY
Where to go and what to do Thanksgiving weekend. Things to do in Louisville, KY.
What is happening in June?
Events and things to do in June 2014.
Profile of Waterfront Park in Louisville
Since its inception in 1986, Waterfront Park in Louisville has been the city's means of reclaiming a viable green space that urban residents would find attractive for recreation and leisure from what was once one of the most dilapidated areas in town.
Kentucky Derby Fun Facts!
Some data and history of the Kentucky Derby
The Belle of Louisville is 100!
Celebrate Belle of Louisville's 100th birthday at this six-day festival of art, Bourbon, music and culture. The event takes place at Waterfront Park and the Ohio River. Head downtown for nearly a week of history and entertainment—it's a taste of all that life on the river has to offer.
The Best Coffee is Brewed in Louisville. Try...
Where are the coffee shops in Louisville?
Looking for a water park near Louisville?
Where is a water park in Louisville, KY?
December 2013 Events Calendar
Things to do in Louisville throughout December 2013.
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.
Derby Dinner Playhouse
An entertaining dinner theatre, right across the Ohio River from Louisville, KY.
Gardeners need to know their plant zone.
What plants thrive in Louisville?
Restaurant Review of North End Café...
Restaurant Review of North End Café – Highlands location
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.
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.
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.
Louisville Summer Attractions
I love summer, especially a Louisville summer. It may be humid and muggy out, but there are so many great things to do that you’ll soon get over being out of your cool home.
November Events! Where to Go, What to Do.
What to see and do during November in Louisville, KY.
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.
Live Theatre in Louisville
Where can I see a play in Louisville?
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.
Top 10 Christmas Activities 2013
Looking for something to do something to get in the Christmas spirit?
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.
Your Best Guide to Visiting the Kentucky Derby
If you're headed to Louisville for the KY Derby, you've made a fantastic decision. This article covers everything you'll need to know about Louisville and the KY Derby in order to make your KY Derby experience one you'll never forget.
Top 3 Germantown Restaurants
These restaurants are not only some of the best Germantown restaurants, but also some of the best restaurants in Louisville.
Profile of Corydon IN
Corydon IN is a small town approximately 30 miles west of Louisville that is best known for being Indiana's first state capital. Corydon's Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Glow and...
What is the BalloonFest in Louisville?
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.
Muhammad Ali Center Profile
The Muhammad Ali Center is both a museum and a center for education and inspiration that was designed around the six values that have been most prominent in Ali's life.
Crescent Hill Restaurants
Going out to eat in Crescent Hill? Here's a list of possibilities.
Louisville Airport Information
Find the Louisville airport address, directions to the Louisville International Airport, and a map of the Louisville airport. Page 3.
Butchertown Market
Butchertown Market in Louisville, KY, contains Bourbon Barrel Foods, Cellar Door Chocolates, Jackknife Cafe, and more retail destinations.
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.
Top 5 Indoor Destinations for Kids
Indoor party rooms at Incredible Dave's in Louisville.
What is There to Do at Joe Huber's Family Farm?
Celebrate the autumn season. Louisville. Page 5.
Top 3 Old Louisville Restaurants
Old Louisville is better known for amazing Victorian architecture than it is for great dining, but there are a few Old Louisville restaurants that are worth taking a trip to the neighborhood for something other than house gazing and Shakespeare in the Park.
Ghyslain on Market
Wonderful handmade chocolates, French cuisine, breads, salads and more.
Germantown Louisville Picture Tour
Explore Germantown Louisville, one of the city's most popular neighborhoods, through pictures of some of its biggest attractions, restaurants, and stores. Page 7.
Kentucky Derby Festival Great Steamboat Race
The Great Steamboat Race is an annual Kentucky Derby Festival event that occurs on the Wednesday before the Kentucky Derby. It is a race down the Ohio River between the Belle of Louisville and the Belle of Cincinnati.
Cause this is THRILLER! Thriller night...
Costumes range from brides to ballerinas, all zombies.
November 2013 Events Calendar
What to see and do during November in Louisville, KY.
Juanita's Burger Boy
Cheap and tasty food in Old Louisville.
Christmas at Galt House
Where to see a Christmas light display.
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.
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.
3 Ways to Save Money on Groceries in Louisville
If you're feeling the pinch from higher food prices, consider these three tips for saving money on groceries in Louisville.
Tacos, tortas, and enchiladas
Where is the best Mexican food in Louisville, KY?
Louisville Local News Channels
There are four major Louisville local news channels: WDRB, WHAS, WAVE, and WLKY. These four stations offer several local news shows at different times of the day on both weekdays and weekends.
October 2013 Events Calendar
What to see and do during October in Louisville, KY.
Light Up Louisville & 40 Nights of Lights
Is there ice skating downtown? Louisville.
Enjoy Free Family Art Activites Every Saturday
Free family art activities on Market St.
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.
Review of Kentucky Show!
Kentucky Show! is a 32-minute long film that is shown in a 100-seat theater at the Kentucky Center for the Arts. The film is both entertaining and informational, a must-see for visitors to Louisville and residents of Kentucky alike.
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