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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
November Events! Where to Go, What to Do.
What to see and do during November in Louisville, KY.
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 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 Outings for Thanksgiving Weekend
Where to go and what to do Thanksgiving weekend. Things to do in Louisville, KY.
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 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.
The Christmas Spirit Glimmers at the Galt House...
Where to see a Christmas light display.
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.
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.
December Events
Things to do in Louisville throughout December.
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 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.
Louisville: Jefferson County Schools Academic...
What is the JCPS school calendar for 2013-2014
Top 10 Christmas Activities 2013
Looking for something to do something to get in the Christmas spirit?
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.
Where to Volunteer
Where can I volunteer in Louisville, KY?
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 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.
Where to Get a Live Christmas Tree
Where can I buy a live Christmas tree?
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 Spots for Visitors
Places to go and things to do in Louisville with out-of-town guests.
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.
Top 5 Indoor Destinations for Kids
Indoor party rooms at Incredible Dave's in Louisville.
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.
Light Up Louisville & 40 Nights of Lights
Is there ice skating downtown? Louisville.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Kids Eat Free at Local Restaurants
Are there restaurants with kids-eat-free days 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.
Live Theatre in Louisville
Where can I see a play in Louisville?
Free Things To Do - June 2013
Many free things to do in 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.
Main Street Walking Tour
Louisville Slugger Museum offers up an entertaining tour.
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.
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.
Top Louisville Museums
Visiting Louisville museums is a fun and educational activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages throughout the year.
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.
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.
What is the Bourbon Trail?
Learn more about Kentucky's Bourbon Trail. Where is it? How does it work?
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.
How to Pick the Perfect Kentucky Derby Hat
The Derby hat parade takes place inside of Churchill Downs and refers to the sea of stylish and elegant hats worn by women and men alike.
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.
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.
Lights Under Louisville
This photo gallery of Louisville Christmas lights features pictures of some of my favorite displays from over the years. Page 3.
Derby Dinner Playhouse
An entertaining dinner theatre, right across the Ohio River from Louisville, KY.
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.
Profile of Iroquois Park in Louisville
First planned as a "scenic reservation" by Frederick Law Olmstead, Iroquois Park in Louisville is known
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.
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.
November 2013 Events Calendar
What to see and do during November in Louisville, KY.
What to Do: New Year's Day
What is there to do on New Year's Day in Louisville, KY?
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.
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.
Top 10 New Year's Resolutions, Is Yours On the...
Top 10 New Year's resolutions, and how to get started.
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.
Famous Foods of Louisville
What food is Louisville's claim to fame?
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.
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.
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.
Where to Get a Vegan Meal
Top Restaurants for a Vegan Meal in Louisville
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 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.
Goodwill Hunting at Goodwill Louisville Stores
If you're interested in going Goodwill hunting, consider these ratings on the following Goodwill Louisville stores.
FREE movies! Yeah, summertime...
Where can I see free summer movies?
Easter Activities - 2014
Are there Easter activities in Louisville?
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.
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.
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.
A Holiday Classic Gets a New Look
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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.
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.
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.
Understanding Louisville Interstates
A list of all of Louisville's major interstates, including the directions they run in and where they'll take you.
Worth the price!
El Mundo is a popular restaurant on Frankfort Ave.
Restaurant Review of North End Café...
Restaurant Review of North End Café – Highlands location
Highland Louisville Picture Tour
Wild and Woolly Video Louisville is the city's favorite independent video store that specializes in hard to find and unique videos. Page 9.
Maple Syrup Festival
A family friendly festival with delicious pure maple syrup.
February 2014 Events Calendar
What is there to do in Louisville during February 2014?
Best Burgers in Louisville, KY
Where is the best burger 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.
Bourbon Ball Recipe
Bourbon ball recipe. 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.
Profile of the Mega Cavern Historic Tram Tour
What is the Louisville Mega Cavern?
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.
Where to Watch Thunder Over Louisville
'Tis the season, Thunder Over Louisville will rock the Ohio River next Saturday. Will you be watching? Where will you station your friends and family for the
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.
Winter Camps for Kids
Activities for kids over winter break
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 Candies
What is a Bourbon ball? What is a Modjeska?
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.
Repeal Day
Repeal Day, marking the end of Prohibition, is celebrated on December 5.
The Best Coffee is Brewed in Louisville. Try...
Where are the coffee shops in Louisville?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Grocery shop from local farmers.
Where can I buy farm fresh food in Louisville?
Spirit of Jefferson
The Spirit of Jefferson is an excursion boat, she cruises the Ohio River.
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.
Ornate and Exquisite: The Louisville Palace
See performers at this ornate piece of Louisville history.
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 23.
Find Louisville East Hotels
While further away from the action of the city, Louisville East hotels are popular because they're typically more upscale.
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.
Gardeners need to know their plant zone.
What plants thrive 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.
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.
Light Up Louisville
This photo gallery of Louisville Christmas lights features pictures of some of my favorite displays from over the years. Page 14.
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.
Louisville Airport Information
Louisville airport parking is much easier and more convenient than parking at many other major city airports. Page 5.
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.
Welcome in 2014 - Celebrate New Year's Eve
What is there to do on New Year's Eve?
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.
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 Derby Festival Pegasus Parade
The Pegasus Parade is the oldest Kentucky Derby Festival event. It is a parade down Broadway from Campbell to 9th Street held annually on the Thursday before the Kentucky Derby.
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.
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.
Top 3 Germantown Restaurants
These restaurants are not only some of the best Germantown restaurants, but also some of the best restaurants in Louisville.
Maker's Mark Distillery
Can I tour Makers Mark? Louisville.
Louisville Fireworks Laws: What You Need to Know
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Did you know the Mint Julep was originally a...
Bourbon and mint come together in the official drink of the Kentucky Derby.
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.
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.
Spring Break Camp Ideas
Are there day camps during Spring Break?
Historic Locust Grove
Wealthy and connected, life at Locust Grove was as close to life on the east coast as the family could make it. Page 2.
Top 5 Questions About Belle of Louisville
Belle of Louisville is the oldest river steamboat still in operation.
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.
Urban Bourbon Trail? What Is That?
Experience the Urban Bourbon Trail in Louisville, KY.
Tacos, tortas, and enchiladas
Where is the best Mexican food in Louisville, KY?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Win, Place, or Show?
How to place a horse racing bet.
Gearing Up: The Kentucky Derby
Do men wear hats to the Kentucky Derby? Page 3.
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.
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