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Louisville: Most Popular Articles

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Dining Out on Thanksgiving Day
Where to have Thanksgiving dinner in Louisville, KY?
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.
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 Outings for Thanksgiving Weekend
Enjoy holiday shows, shopping, turkey trots and more. Tis the season! Where to go and what to do Thanksgiving weekend in Louisville, KY.
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 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 Louisville Attractions
A visit to Louisville is incomplete without making stops at the following top Louisville attractions.
Top 5 Questions About Belle of Louisville
Belle of Louisville is the oldest river steamboat still in operation.
The Summit Louisville Profile - Shopping Center...
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.
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.
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.
November Events! Where to Go, What to Do.
There is plenty to see and do during November in Louisville, KY. Fun runs, holiday shows, Thanksgiving and Light Up Louisville... Don't miss out on the fun!
Top 10 Spots for Visitors
Places to go and things to do in Louisville with out-of-town guests.
That's Right, Thanksgiving Dinner...To Go.
Want to host Thanksgiving dinner but forgo the cooking and kitchen duties? No problem. That's right, these restaurants and businesses will make your Thanksgiving dinner...to go.
Enjoy the Outdoors, Cut-Your-Own Holiday Tree
Get in the holiday spirit! Pick out a live Christmas tree! It’s always refreshing to take a trip out of the city. Why not spend that time picking out a perfect live tree?
The Christmas Spirit Glimmers at the Galt House...
Where to see a Christmas light display.
Celebrate the Holiday Season in Louisville
In Louisville for the holidays? Time to get in the holiday spirit! With holiday shows, Santa appearances, light displays and more, there is cheer for everyone in the family.
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.
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.
JCPS Calendar for 2015-2016 School Year
Looking for the JCPS school calendar for 2015-2016? First day, winter break, summer break, and more. School dates every parent (and student) needs to know.
Top Ten Louisville 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.
Where to Volunteer
Where can I volunteer in Louisville, KY?
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.
What Is a Modjeska? Learn About Louisville...
While they are holiday favorites, you can enjoy bourbon balls and Modjeskas throughout the year. Famous Louisville candies that make a great gift, too!
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.
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.
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.
Live Theatre in Louisville
Where can I see a play in Louisville?
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 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.
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?
Kentucky Derby Facts and History
The Kentucky Derby is Louisville’s biggest annual event that draws an average of 150,000 visitors each year.
Main Street Walking Tour
What is in downtown Louisville?
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.
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 Jefferson, Bullitt, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, and Henry Counties in Kentucky and Clark, Floyd, and Harrison Counties in Indiana.
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.
Light Up Louisville & 40 Nights of Lights
Is there ice skating downtown? Louisville.
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.
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 5 Indoor Destinations for Kids
Indoor party rooms at Incredible Dave's in Louisville.
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 the Mega Cavern Historic Tram Tour
What is the Louisville Mega Cavern?
Top 10 Christmas Activities 2013
Looking for something to do something to get in the Christmas spirit?
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.
Kids Eat Free at Local Restaurants
Are there restaurants with kids-eat-free days in Louisville?
WDRB FOX 41 Louisville Profile
WDRB FOX 41 is a Louisville local TV and news station that is affiliated with FOX.
Louisville Bats at Slugger Field
What does Louisville Slugger Field look like?
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.
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.
Top Louisville Events by Month
Looking for things to do in Louisville, KY? If so, check out these events (all organized by month). What to do with kids, date night ideas, and so much more.
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.
Top 10 December Events
Things to do in Louisville throughout December, from holiday festivities and story slams to concerts at the Clifton Center.
Famous Foods of Louisville
What food is Louisville's claim to fame? Plenty! Derby Pie, Burgoo, Modjeskas, and more. (The Mint Julep is the official drink of the Kentucky Derby.)
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.
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.
Belle of Louisville - 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 Iroquois Park in Louisville
First planned as a "scenic reservation" by Frederick Law Olmstead, Iroquois Park in Louisville is known
Goodwill Hunting at Goodwill Louisville Stores
If you're interested in going Goodwill hunting, consider these ratings on the following Goodwill Louisville stores.
Top Louisville Museums
Visiting Louisville museums is a fun and educational activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages throughout the year.
Derby Dinner Playhouse
An entertaining dinner theatre, right across the Ohio River from Louisville, KY.
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.
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.
Spirit of Jefferson
The Spirit of Jefferson is an excursion boat, she cruises the Ohio River.
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.
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.
Best Burgers in Louisville
Where is the best burger in Louisville?
15 Things to Do While Visiting Louisville,...
Whether you are a resident or tourist, there are always things to do in Louisville. From Derby to Kentucky Kingdom (as well as historical tours, like Locust Grove and the Frazier Museum) there is always more to see in Kentucky.
Winter Day Camps for Kids on School Break
Even after holiday celebrations, your kids may still complain there is nothing to do. Check out these winter day camps around Louisville for safe kid fun.
Stroll Above the Ohio River
Free and open all hours of the day, the Big Four Bridge is open to pedestrians and bicyclists.
Retro Style and Romance at Jack Fry's
Looking for a romantic dinner spot? Head to Jack Fry's in The Highlands. Live piano music, satisfying Southern meals and history are served up at Jack Fry's.
Best donuts in Kentucky and Indiana? Here are 5...
If you are wondering where the best donuts in Kentucky and Indiana are, here are five worthy contenders.
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.
The Best Coffee is Brewed in Louisville!
Where are the coffee shops in Louisville?
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.
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 is the Bourbon Trail?
Learn more about Kentucky's Bourbon Trail. Where is it? How does it work?
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.
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.
Louisville Airport Information
If you're looking for a Louisville airport, you really only have one major choice, and that is the Louisville International Airport. The Louisville International Airport is located just ten minutes from Downtown Louisville and provides flights for people within a 200-mile radius of the city.
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.
Understanding Louisville Interstates
A list of all of Louisville's major interstates, including the directions they run in and where they'll take you.
Gingerbread House Contest in Louisville
Thinking of holiday cookies? It's time for gingerbread houses! Have fun this holiday season (and possibly earn some extra cash) with your gingerbread house.
Concerts! Summer! Free!
Waterfront Wednesdays, Cherokee Triangle, and Fourth Street Live! Where to see FREE outdoor concerts 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.
Louisville: Jefferson County Schools Academic...
What is the JCPS school calendar for 2013-2014
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.
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.
Grab Your Market Bags and Head to the Farm!
When the fall colors come out, it's time for pumpkin patches and apple picking. Pack up the kids and head to the farm! All are a short drive from Louisville, KY.
How to Pick the Perfect Kentucky Derby Hat
Kentucky Derby hats are not only a tradition; they're also said to be good luck. Here you'll find everything you need to find the perfect hat for the big event.
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 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.
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 3 Germantown Restaurants
These restaurants are not only some of the best Germantown restaurants, but also some of the best restaurants in Louisville.
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.
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.
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.
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.
5 Steps to a DIY Derby Hat
Easy to follow steps: Make a Kentucky Derby Hat! Ornate Derby hats can be very expensive, yet, if you have time and the right materials, you can make a fancy hat at home.
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.
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.
Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day - 2015
Celebrations to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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.
What is the Plant Zone for Louisville, KY?
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.
Best Independent Candy Stores in Louisville
Craving something sweet? From handmade caramels to Kentucky Derby chocolates, these independent candy makers are famous around Kentuckiana.
Where to Get a Vegan Meal
Top Restaurants for a Vegan Meal in Louisville
2014 Holiday Shows
Where can I see holiday shows? Both classics like A Christmas Carol and humorous comedies can be found this winter season.
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.
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.
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.
Kentucky Derby Fun Facts!
Learn about the Kentucky Derby! Why is it called the Run for the Roses? Do people really wear elaborate hats and drink Mint Juleps? Yes! (Learn your Derby fun facts here...)
Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyard
Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyard offers up family fun.
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.
Louisville Stoneware
Louisville Stoneware has been creating and selling pottery since 1815.
2013 Holiday Shows in Louisville, KY
Where can I see holiday shows?
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.
December Events
Things to do in Louisville throughout December.
Tour the Charm of Maker's Mark Distillery
Historic Maker's Mark is a landmark. Take a tour! It is free, informative and charming. Plus, visitors can “dip” their own bottle of bourbon.
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.
WAVE 3 Louisville Profile
WAVE 3 is a Louisville local TV and news station that is affiliated with NBC.
Bourbon Tourism
Many flock to Kentucky with a plan to tackle the Bourbon Trail. Are you wondering what to do with guests visiting Louisville?
The Frazier History Museum is a Louisville...
With an expansive collection of armor, toy soldiers, weapons and memorabilia, the Frazier Museum is a great historical museum. There are even live performances.
Seelbach Hotel is a Historic Gem in Downtown...
Full of history and stories, The Seelbach is an elegant hotel in downtown Louisville. It is said to have been an Al Capone favorite during the prohibition.
Get your dance on!
Free dancing lessons! Live music and dancing (and dance lessons) are part of the YUM! Summer Series.
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.
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.
Things for Kids: Louisville KY
If you are looking for kid attractions (in and around Louisville, KY), you have plenty of choices. There are oodles of family-friendly things to do.
WLKY 32 Louisville Profile
WLKY 32 is a Louisville local TV and news station that is affiliated with CBS.
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.
Louisville Fireworks Laws: What You Need to Know
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Art, Outings, and History...for FREE!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Go local, support LIBA's mission.
When is the LIBA local art fair?
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.
Urban Bourbon Trail? What Is That?
Experience the Urban Bourbon Trail in Louisville, KY.
Top 3 Ways to Explore Bourbon Country
Interested in Kentucky bourbon country? You are in luck, there are a few ways to experience the American spirit, from distillery tours to tastings.
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.
Louisville theatre is famous, but what kinds of...
What is on stage at Actors Theatre this year? Standards like A Christmas Carol (which has been completely redesigned and rebuilt) along with...
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.
Kentucky: 5 Places of Interest
There are so many places of interest in Kentucky, from the Kentucky Bourbon Trail to Mammoth Cave National Park. Here's a list of top 5 attractions.
Water Parks in Indiana and Kentucky
Looking for indoor water parks in Louisville, KY? Well, here is a list of water parks (some indoor, some outdoor) in and around Louisville.
LFPL Main Branch
What is the history of the Louisville Free Public Library?
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.
See how beautiful KY is...underground.
Explore the historic caves of Kentucky.

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