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Louisville: Most Popular Articles

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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Things to Do with Toddlers in Louisville
It can be hard to find fun things to do with a toddler in Louisville. The following Louisville attractions are toddler-friendly: safe and fun for your children aged three and under.
Top 10 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 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.
Top Louisville Attractions
Bardstown Road is a stretch of road in Louisville that is home to the largest number of original restaurants, oddity shops, and hole-in-the-wall bars in the city. Page 12.
Top 10 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.
Halloween Costume Stores
Where can I get a costume for Halloween?
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 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.
Best Things to Do in September
What is there to do in September? Plenty! From the IdeaFestival to the FREE Jug Band Jubilee, there's an event for every taste come fall.
5 Things You Must Know Before Moving to...
A list of the five things that every Louisville resident knows, and the five things you must know before moving to Louisville.
Louisville's Best Live Music Bars
If you're looking for a great place to listen to live music in Louisville, you'll definitely want to make these local bars and clubs among your first stops.
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 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.
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.
Biography of Michael Maupin
Biography of Michael Maupin, a freelance writer and photographer for About.com Louisville.
Celebrating Thunder at the Cressman Center
Watching Thunder at The Cressman Center.
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.
In Love With Fall! Top 20 Festivals
Autumn is an ideal time for an outdoor outing. Thankfully, festivals agree. Here are 20 fall festivals in and around Louisville.
What is the Bourbon Trail?
Learn more about Kentucky's Bourbon Trail. Where is it? How does it work?
5 Steps to a DIY Derby Hat
Easy to follow steps on how to make a Kentucky Derby hat.
Kentucky Derby Facts and History
The Kentucky Derby is Louisville’s biggest annual event that draws an average of 150,000 visitors each year.
FREE 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.
The Highlands Bars, Pubs, and Clubs
While most tourists to Louisville head down to Fourth Street Live for a night on the town, most locals head to the stretch of Bardstown Road that is home to the Highlands' bars, pubs, and clubs.
Profile of 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.
Main Street Walking Tour
Louisville Slugger Museum offers up an entertaining tour.
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.
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.
Louisville: Jefferson County Schools Academic...
What is the JCPS school calendar for 2013-2014
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.
Haunted Houses in Louisville, KY
There are plenty of haunted attractions in and around Louisville, KY
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.
Profile of Iroquois Park in Louisville
First planned as a "scenic reservation" by Frederick Law Olmstead, Iroquois Park in Louisville is known
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.
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?
Profile of the Mega Cavern Historic Tram Tour
What is the Louisville Mega Cavern?
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.
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.
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.
Where to Get a Vegan Meal
Top Restaurants for a Vegan Meal in 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.
Top Louisville Museums
Visiting Louisville museums is a fun and educational activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages throughout the year.
Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Glow and...
What is the BalloonFest in Louisville?
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.
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.
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.
How do I tour Bourbon Country?
How to experience the bourbon trail?
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.
Play Me Mountain Music
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Jug Band Jubilee! Celebrate Where Jug Bands...
When is the Jug Band Jubilee? What is the history of jug bands?
Review of the Louisville Science Center
The Louisville Science Center is an interactive learning center with more than 150 exhibits and a four-story IMAX Theater.
Profile of 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.
September is Bourbon Heritage Month
September is Bourbon Heritage Month, and not just in Louisville. Bourbon enthusiasts everywhere are raising a glass to this Kentucky spirit.
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 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 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.
Kentucky Derby Fun Facts!
Some data and history of the Kentucky Derby
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.
Top 3 Germantown Restaurants
These restaurants are not only some of the best Germantown restaurants, but also some of the best restaurants in Louisville.
Thanksgiving Dinner in Louisville
Where to have Thanksgiving dinner in Louisville, KY?
Light Up Louisville
This photo gallery of Louisville Christmas lights features pictures of some of my favorite displays from over the years. Page 14.
October Events Calendar
October events in Louisville
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gardeners need to know their plant zone.
What plants thrive in Louisville?
How to Pick the Perfect Kentucky Derby Hat
If you're going to the Kentucky Derby, you’ll want to make sure you're familiar with Kentucky Derby fashion.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Spirit of Jefferson
The Spirit of Jefferson is an excursion boat, she cruises the Ohio River.
Best Burgers in Louisville, KY
Where is the best burger in Louisville?
Watch Hot Air Balloons Glimmer and Glow
A glowing family event. Louisville.
Top 5 Questions About Belle of Louisville
Belle of Louisville is the oldest river steamboat still in operation.
What Restaurants Offer Free Meals for Kids?
Are there restaurants with kids-eat-free days in Louisville?
The Best Coffee Shops in Louisville
Where are the coffee shops in Louisville?
Restaurant Review of North End Café...
Restaurant Review of North End Café – Highlands location
FREE movies! Yeah, summertime...
Where can I see free summer movies?
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.
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.
Worth the price!
El Mundo is a popular restaurant on Frankfort Ave.
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.
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.
Louisville Airport Information
Find the Louisville airport address, directions to the Louisville International Airport, and a map of the Louisville airport. Page 3.
September 2013 Events Calendar
Where to go and what to during September in Louisville, KY.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Benedictine Recipe
Benedictine recipe from Louisville, Kentucky. Where it was created.
Maple Syrup Festival
A family friendly festival with delicious pure maple syrup.
Maker's Mark Distillery
Can I tour Makers Mark? Louisville.
Goodwill Hunting at Goodwill Louisville Stores
If you're interested in going Goodwill hunting, consider these ratings on the following Goodwill Louisville stores.
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 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.
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.
Famous Foods of Louisville
What food is Louisville's claim to fame?
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.
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.
WDRB FOX 41 Louisville Profile
WDRB FOX 41 is a Louisville local TV and news station that is affiliated with FOX.
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.
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.
Understanding Louisville Interstates
A list of all of Louisville's major interstates, including the directions they run in and where they'll take you.
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.
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.
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.
Ghyslain on Market
Wonderful handmade chocolates, French cuisine, breads, salads and more.
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.
LFPL Main Branch
What is the history of the Louisville Free Public Library?
How To Register to Vote in Kentucky
This article explains how to register to vote in Kentucky and how to change your political party designation.
The international side of L'ville: Over 90...
WorldFest is one of the region’s largest international festivals.Four days of international food, music, dance, culture, and education. It's a Labor Day weekend tradition on Louisville’s Belvedere, located in the heart of downtown.
Waterfront Wednesdays - 2014
Spring? Could it actually be spring? The calendar says so and, if that weren't enough to convince you, one of Louisville's favorite radio stations, 91.9 WFPK,
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.
October 2013 Events Calendar
What to see and do during October in Louisville, KY.
Cause this is THRILLER! Thriller night...
Annual gathering of zombies in The Highlands.
Juanita's Burger Boy
Cheap and tasty food in Old Louisville.
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.
Where to Volunteer
Where can I volunteer in Louisville, KY?
Get Hip to Art, Business, and Design at...
What is the IdeaFestival in Louisville, KY?
Win, Place, or Show?
How to place a horse racing bet.
Urban Bourbon Trail? What Is That?
Experience the Urban Bourbon Trail in Louisville, KY.
Farmington Plantation Home
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. Page 3.
WLKY 32 Louisville Profile
WLKY 32 is a Louisville local TV and news station that is affiliated with CBS.
Main Street Café
Main Street serves up breakfast in Louisville, KY.
Top 10 Spots for Visitors
Places to go and things to do in Louisville with out-of-town guests.
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.
Tacos, tortas, and enchiladas
Where is the best Mexican food in Louisville, KY?
Louisville Fireworks Laws: What You Need to Know
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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.
Butchertown Market
Butchertown Market in Louisville, KY, contains Bourbon Barrel Foods, Cellar Door Chocolates, Jackknife Cafe, and more retail destinations.
2014 Kentucky Derby Events Calendar
What events will be happening during Derby season 2014?
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.
Top 5 Free Things to Do During Summer
Short on cash? No worries, there are plenty of free activities (concert, movies, and tours) to enjoy during the days and nights of summer.
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