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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.
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.
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.
Top Louisville Attractions
A visit to Louisville is incomplete without making stops at the following top Louisville attractions.
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.
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.
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 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 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 October Events - St. James Art Fair,...
What to see and do during October in Louisville, KY. From art fairs to Halloween fun, there is something to do for every interest
Food, drinks, jewelry, clothing, crafts, and...
Where is the Flea Off Market? 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
Dining Out on Thanksgiving Day
Where to have Thanksgiving dinner 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.
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.
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.
Top 5 Questions About Belle of Louisville
Belle of Louisville is the oldest river steamboat still in operation.
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?
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
Haunted Houses in Louisville...Bwa ha ha....
There are plenty of haunted attractions in and around Louisville, KY
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 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.
Halloween Costume Stores
For Halloween lovers, a costume is serious business. With plenty of parties and haunted houses to attend, plan ahead to find the perfect costume.
Profile of Huber's Farm in Starlight, Indiana
Huber's Farm Starlight's Children's Farm Park is a great place to spend a day with children of all ages, with amenities such as a petting zoo, tractor rides, slides, mazes, and jumping pillows.
Review of 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.)
Main Street Walking Tour
What is in downtown Louisville?
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.
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.
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.
Top Louisville Museums
Visiting Louisville museums is a fun and educational activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages throughout the year.
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.
5 Steps to a DIY Derby Hat
Easy to follow steps on how to make a Kentucky Derby hat.
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 10 Spots for Visitors
Places to go and things to do in Louisville with out-of-town guests.
What is the Plant Zone for Louisville, KY?
What plants thrive in Louisville?
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 Outings for Thanksgiving Weekend
Where to go and what to do Thanksgiving weekend. Things to do in Louisville, KY.
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.
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.
The Best Coffee is Brewed in Louisville!
Where are the coffee shops 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.
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.
Concerts! Summer! Free!
Waterfront Wednesdays, Cherokee Triangle, and Fourth Street Live! Where to see FREE outdoor concerts in Louisville.
Louisville: Jefferson County Schools Academic...
What is the JCPS school calendar for 2013-2014
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.
Kids Eat Free at Local Restaurants
Are there restaurants with kids-eat-free days in Louisville?
Head to Frankfort Ave. for Halloween Fun!
Halloween fun up and down Frankfort Avenue! From FREE chili nights to trick-or-treating, there is plenty to do in Crescent Hill.
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.
Top 5 Indoor Destinations for Kids
Indoor party rooms at Incredible Dave's in Louisville.
Top 5 Day Trips from Louisville for Families
There is plenty to do in Louisville, but once the kids are out of school it's fun to take a trip or two. The destinations below are an easy drive.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Understanding Louisville Interstates
A list of all of Louisville's major interstates, including the directions they run in and where they'll take you.
Best Burgers in Louisville
Where is the best burger in Louisville?
What is the Bourbon Trail?
Learn more about Kentucky's Bourbon Trail. Where is it? How does it work?
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
November Events! Where to Go, What to Do.
What to see and do during November in Louisville, KY.
Cause this is THRILLER! Thriller night...
Annual gathering of zombies in The Highlands.
St. James Art Fair - Always the First Weekend...
Visit the St. James Art Show in Louisville, KY.
Where to Shop for Kentucky Derby Fashion
Where to shop for Kentucky Derby fashion, from Derby dresses to cufflinks for men.
Live Theatre in Louisville
Where can I see a play in Louisville?
Where to Get a Vegan Meal
Top Restaurants for a Vegan Meal in Louisville
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.
Historic Locust Grove
What was it like to live in Kentucky in 1790?
Actors Theatre Shares a Recipe from Dracula
A recipe for making fake blood from Actors Theatre of Louisville.
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.
Find Louisville East Hotels
While further away from the action of the city, Louisville East hotels are popular because they're typically more upscale.
Looking for a water park near Louisville?
Where is a water park in Louisville, KY?
Spirit of Jefferson
The Spirit of Jefferson is an excursion boat, she cruises the Ohio River.
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.
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.
What Is a Modjeska? Learn About Louisville...
What is a Bourbon ball? What is a Modjeska?
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.
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.
Kentucky Bourbon Festival
The Kentucky Bourbon Festival draws more than 50,00 people. It's a weeklong festival of art, food, hot air balloons,a barrel relay, and bourbon.
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.
Where to Volunteer
Where can I volunteer in Louisville, KY?
Frazier History Museum
The best historical museum in the region
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.
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.
Louisville Fireworks Laws: What You Need to Know
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WDRB FOX 41 Louisville Profile
WDRB FOX 41 is a Louisville local TV and news station that is affiliated with FOX.
Where to Find Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes
Looking for Kentuckiana autumn fun? Here ya go! A list of pumpkin patches and corn mazes (along with farm fun) in and around 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.
Top 10 Mexican Restaurants
Where is the best Mexican food in Louisville, KY?
Dress Up for the Kentucky Derby
The Kentucky Derby was designed to be pleasant yet opulent, an event to rival European horse races. So even early on a trip to Churchill Downs on Derby Day included luxury, complete with stunning dresses and hats.
Where to See Free Summer Movies in Louisville
Do you love watching movies outside? How about free movies? Free summer movies screen in and around Louisville...here's the list! (There is even a free indoor option, too.)
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.
Toast on Market Is Going Stale
Toast is the most boring breakfast food I can think of, and the same can easily be said about Toast on Market.
Top 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.
What is There to Do for Halloween?
What is there to do in Louisville for Halloween?
Best Independent Candy Stores in Louisville
Craving something sweet? From handmade caramels to Kentucky Derby chocolates, these independent candy makers are famous around Kentuckiana.
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.
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.
Kentucky Derby Fun Facts!
Some data and history of the Kentucky Derby
LFPL Main Branch
What is the history of the Louisville Free Public Library?
My Favorite Grocery Stores in Louisville
Everyone has their favorite grocery store or, if you are like me, you have a handful of favorites and pop into each place for a different product.
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.
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.
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.
See how beautiful KY is...underground.
Explore the historic caves of Kentucky.
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 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.
Stroll Above the Ohio River
Free and open all hours of the day, the Big Four Bridge is open to pedestrians and bicyclists.
The Christmas Spirit Glimmers at the Galt House...
Where to see a Christmas light display.
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.
Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyard
Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyard offers up family fun.
Goodwill Hunting at Goodwill Louisville Stores
If you're interested in going Goodwill hunting, consider these ratings on the following Goodwill Louisville stores.
October 2013 Events Calendar
What to see and do during October in Louisville, KY.
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.
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.
Bourbon Tourism
Many flock to Kentucky with a plan to tackle the Bourbon Trail. Are you wondering what to do with guests visiting 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.
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.
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.
Derby Dinner Playhouse
An entertaining dinner theatre, right across the Ohio River from Louisville, KY.
2013 Black Friday - Louisville, KY
Where to shop for Black Friday deals.
When and Where to Trick-or-Treat in Louisville
When you think of Halloween, what comes to mind? Costumes. Scary movies. And—especially if you are a kid—trick-or-treating!
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.
Celebrating Valentine's Day in Louisville
From finding valentine dinner specials to spending your evening at one of Louisville's most romantic places, this guide contains everything you need to celebrate Valentine's Day in Louisville.
Get your dance on!
Free dancing lessons! Live music and dancing (and dance lessons) are part of the YUM! Summer Series.
Top 10 Christmas Activities 2013
Looking for something to do something to get in the Christmas spirit?
Benedictine Recipe
Benedictine recipe from Louisville, Kentucky. Where it was created.

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