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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.
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.
School dates every parent (and student) needs...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Louisville: Jefferson County Schools Academic...
What is the JCPS school calendar for 2013-2014
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Outdoor movies, Forecastle, (and Lebowski Fest,...
What is there to do in July in and around Louisville, KY? Plenty! Outdoor movies, Forecastle, Bastille parties (and Lebowski Fest, and July 4th...)
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.
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.
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.
FREE movies! Yeah, summertime...
Where can I see free summer movies?
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?
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.
It's hot...what else is shaking?
What is there to do in August?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Profile of the First Friday Trolley Hop
Held on the first Friday of each month, the First Friday Trolley Hop is a tour of dozens of art galleries located on the Main, Market, and Fourth Street strips in Downtown Louisville.
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.
Tacos, tortas, and enchiladas
Where is the best Mexican food in Louisville, KY?
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.
Main Street Walking Tour
Actors Theatre of Louisville is the State Theatre of Kentucky. Page 4.
Top Louisville Museums
Visiting Louisville museums is a fun and educational activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages throughout the year.
Annual Louisville Free Concerts
In addition to the number of national acts that play ticketed concerts every year in Louisville, there are also a number of major bands playing Louisville free concerts throughout the year.
Concerts! Summer! Free!
Waterfront Wednesdays, Cherokee Triangle, and Fourth Street Live! Where to see FREE outdoor concerts in Louisville.
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 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.
Get out & get active, without spending a...
Short on cash? No worries, there are plenty of free activities (concert, movies, and tours) to enjoy during the days and nights of summer.
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.
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.
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.
Top 10 Spots for Visitors
Places to go and things to do in Louisville with out-of-town guests.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Profile of Iroquois Park in Louisville
First planned as a "scenic reservation" by Frederick Law Olmstead, Iroquois Park in Louisville is known
October 2013 Events Calendar
What to see and do during October in Louisville, KY.
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.
Where to Get a Vegan Meal
Top Restaurants for a Vegan Meal in Louisville
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.
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.
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.
Famous Foods of Louisville
What food is Louisville's claim to fame?
The Best Coffee Shops in Louisville
Where are the coffee shops in Louisville?
Review of The Lunch Pail Louisville
Friendly service and comfort food make The Lunch Pail feel like a home away from home.
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.
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.
What Restaurants Offer Free Meals for Kids?
Are there restaurants with kids-eat-free days in Louisville?
Food, drinks, jewelry, clothing, crafts, and...
Where is the Flea Off Market? Louisville.
What is the Bourbon Trail?
Learn more about Kentucky's Bourbon Trail. Where is it? How does it work?
Kentucky Derby Facts and History
The Kentucky Derby is Louisville’s biggest annual event that draws an average of 150,000 visitors each year.
Review of City Cafe Louisville
City Cafe Louisville a great place to get an inexpensive, healthy, delicious lunch during the week when you can get away from work.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Profile of the Mega Cavern Historic Tram Tour
What is the Louisville Mega Cavern?
Gardeners need to know their plant zone.
What plants thrive 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.
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.
Louisville Airport Information
Find the Louisville airport address, directions to the Louisville International Airport, and a map of the Louisville airport. Page 3.
Review of La Rosita Restaurant in New Albany
I expected my food at La Rosita in New Albany to look and taste every other Mexican meal I've ever had but was pleasantly surprised to find that instead it was the most authentic and delicious Mexican meal I'd ever eaten.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Free Summer Bowling for Kids
A free summer activity—bowling—for families in Louisville.
Actors Theatre Shares a Recipe from Dracula
A recipe for making fake blood from Actors Theatre of 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.
Top 5 Indoor Destinations for Kids
Indoor party rooms at Incredible Dave's in Louisville.
Did you know the Mint Julep was originally a...
Bourbon and mint come together in the official drink of the Kentucky Derby.
Live Theatre in Louisville
Where can I see a play in Louisville?
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.
Maple Syrup Festival
A family friendly festival with delicious pure maple syrup.
Review of AJ's Coffee 'n' Cream Georgetown
AJ's Coffee 'n' Cream in Georgetown is a Greek food and ice cream diner just outside of Louisville with gyros so good that you'll think about them for days.
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.
Stripped down supply list for the upcoming...
My child is a JCPS student. What do I need to buy as far as school supplies? (Hint: no household products this year!)
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.
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.
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.
Louisville Fireworks Laws: What You Need to Know
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156 of the best golfers in the world compete...
PGA Championship at the Valhalla Golf Club in August 2014. The golf community focuses at Valhalla once again, 156 of the best players in the world compete for the Wanamaker Trophy.
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.
Bargain prices on pens, backpacks, glue sticks,...
Need back-to-school supplies? Dress code outfits? Save money at these IN and KY stores. (Or stop in one store and sweep up all your needs at once!)
Understanding Louisville Interstates
A list of all of Louisville's major interstates, including the directions they run in and where they'll take you.
5 Steps to a DIY Derby Hat
Easy to follow steps on how to make a Kentucky Derby hat.
Historic Corydon Walking Tour
Explore Historic Corydon, Indiana's original state capital, by taking this hour-long walking tour.
Facts You Didn't Know about the Kentucky Derby
Some data and history of the Kentucky Derby
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.
Win, Place, or Show?
How to place a horse racing bet.
WDRB FOX 41 Louisville Profile
WDRB FOX 41 is a Louisville local TV and news station that is affiliated with FOX.
Looking for a water park near Louisville?
Where is a water park in Louisville, KY?
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.
Goodwill Hunting at Goodwill Louisville Stores
If you're interested in going Goodwill hunting, consider these ratings on the following Goodwill Louisville stores.
Farmington Historic Plantation Photo Gallery
Farmington is a historic plantation located off of Bardstown Road in Louisville, Kentucky. It was built for John and Lucy Speed in the early 1800s from a plan that is believed to have been prepared by Thomas Jefferson.
Wheel Fun Rentals Louisville
Wheel Fun Rentals is stationed in Louisville's Waterfront Park. They rent several different styles of bikes, and in 2009 they launched the Guided City Bike Tour.
Submit a Kentucky State Fair Entry
If you're interested in submitting a Kentucky State Fair entry to the next annual competition program, you can find more information here. Page 8.
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.
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 3 Germantown Restaurants
These restaurants are not only some of the best Germantown restaurants, but also some of the best restaurants in Louisville.
Spirit of Jefferson
The Spirit of Jefferson is an excursion boat, she cruises the Ohio River.
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.
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.
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.
Top 10 July 4th Events
Where to celebrate July 4th, and see Independence Day fireworks, in Louisville, KY.
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.
Restaurant Review of Impellizzeri’s...
How is the pizza at Impellizzeri’s?
Best Burgers in Louisville, KY
Where is the best burger in Louisville?
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.
Review of Thunder Over Louisville Slugger Field
In my quest to find the best place in Louisville to watch the Thunder fireworks show, I decided to venture out to watch the 2010 show from the Thunder Over Louisville Slugger Field event.
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.
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 Ways to Save Money on Gas in Louisville
Gas prices have consistently climbed over the last decade, leaving many families short on money for groceries, bills, and other expenses. If you're feeling the pinch from higher gas prices, consider these five tips for saving money on gas in Louisville.
Kentucky State Fair Photography Competition
The Kentucky State Fair photography competition is one of the most popular exhibits within the Kentucky State Fair art display. Page 11.
What to Do Over Labor Day Weekend
Things to do, many FREE, over Labor Day weekend
Maker's Mark Distillery
Can I tour Makers Mark? Louisville.
Boom, boom, boom!
There are fireworks at every Friday night home game.
Louisville Costume Stores
Where can I get a costume for Halloween?
Step back bourbon! There's a new kid in town...
A small batch craft brandy joint joins the distilleries of Kentucky. It's not just bourbon anymore, although there is still plenty of that for bourbon lovers, too. Plus, this is a cutting-edge space, with an art gallery, event space, and more...
Review of Bendoya in Louisville
Unlike some of the other sushi lounges in the Kentuckiana area, Bendoya in Louisville offers its own special kind of nuances. This, however, is the cause of both its strengths and weaknesses.
Candy Stores in Louisville
Homemade candies in Louisville
Where to Shop for Kentucky Derby Fashion
Where to shop for Kentucky Derby fashion, from Derby dresses to cufflinks for men.
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 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.
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.
Reviews of Kansai Japanese Steakhouse
One of the best places to get sushi in town, Kansai Japanese Steakhouse is located just across the river from Louisville in Clarksville, Indiana.
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.
Movies, inside and out, for FREE
Where can I see free summer movies in Louisville? Flicks screen for free (some indoor and some out) throughout summer.
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.
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.
Saint Matthews Louisville Picture Tour
Saint Matthews is Louisville’s largest shopping district--two malls as well as one of nearly every chain store in Louisville can be found on Shelbyville Road. Page 4.
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.
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