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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 Day Trips from Louisville
These ten day trips from Louisville are all within 100 miles and an hour and a half of driving time from Louisville – perfect for a day away from home.
The Summit Louisville Mall Profile
The Summit Louisville is an outlet mall with nearly 400,000 square feet of retail space, featuring stores such as Pier 1, Gap, Express, Barnes & Noble, and Bath and Body Works.
Top 5 Louisville Breakfast Restaurants
When I'm in the mood for a real breakfast--a breakfast my grandma would be proud of--I head out to one of these locally-owned Louisville breakfast restaurants.
Top 10 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.
Top 10 Frankfort Ave. Restaurants
Many Frankfort Ave. restaurants have been awarded Louisville Magazine Best of Louisville and LEO Weekly Reader's Choice awards. These 10 Frankfort Ave. restaurants showcase the best food that Clifton and Crescent Hill have to offer.
Things to Do with Toddlers in Louisville
It can be hard to find fun things to do with a toddler in Louisville. The following Louisville attractions are toddler-friendly: safe and fun for your children aged three and under.
Kentucky Derby Facts and History
The Kentucky Derby is Louisville’s biggest annual event that draws an average of 150,000 visitors each year.
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.
How to Pick the Perfect Kentucky Derby Hat
These Louisville derby hat shops can help you in your pursuit for the perfect Kentucky Derby hat.
Girl Scout Cookies
Cookies for sale! Each local council has their own cookie season and this year, 2015, is the first year cookie purchases can be made online.
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.
Louisville: Jefferson County Schools Academic...
What is the JCPS school calendar for 2013-2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Louisville art, architecture, and history...for...
Wait, I can see contemporary art, make a craft with my kids, and learn about the history of Louisville...for FREE?! Yes. Yes, you can.
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.
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.
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.
Top 10 Spots for Visitors
Places to go and things to do in Louisville with out-of-town guests.
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 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day in...
Thing to do on Valentine's Day in Louisville, KY.
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.
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 10 Louisville Parks
One of the biggest local attractions is the Louisville parks system. There are more than 120 public parks in the metro area alone, many created by famed landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead.
Top Louisville Museums
Visiting Louisville museums is a fun and educational activity that can be enjoyed by people of all ages throughout the year.
Worth the price!
El Mundo is a popular restaurant on Frankfort Ave.
St. Patrick's Day Events 2015
How to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in 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?
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.
Profile of Iroquois Park in Louisville
First planned as a "scenic reservation" by Frederick Law Olmstead, Iroquois Park in Louisville is known
Top 5 Indoor Destinations for Kids
Indoor party rooms at Incredible Dave's 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 10 January Events
Top 10 events for the month of January in 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.
What is the Bourbon Trail?
Learn more about Kentucky's Bourbon Trail. Where is it? How does it work?
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.
Kentucky Derby Fun Facts!
Some data and history of the Kentucky Derby
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.
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.
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.
Where to Volunteer
Where can I volunteer in Louisville, KY?
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.
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.
Thunder Over Louisville Fireworks Show
Each year, close to half a million people gather around Louisville's riverfront to watch Thunder Over Louisville, the largest fireworks show in the world and the opening event for the Kentucky Derby Festival.
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.
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.
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.
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.)
How will you celebrate La Fête Nationale...
A guide to Bastille Day in Louisville, KY. French food and fun (along with why Louisville is named Louisville).
Kids Eat Free at Local Restaurants
Are there restaurants with kids-eat-free days in Louisville?
Live Theatre in Louisville
Where can I see a play in Louisville?
Main Street Walking Tour
Louisville Slugger Museum offers up an entertaining tour.
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.
Where to Get a Vegan Meal
Top Restaurants for a Vegan Meal in Louisville
Your Best Guide to Visiting the Kentucky Derby
If you're headed to Louisville for the KY Derby, you've made a fantastic decision. This article covers everything you'll need to know about Louisville and the KY Derby in order to make your KY Derby experience one you'll never forget.
Top 3 Germantown Restaurants
These restaurants are not only some of the best Germantown restaurants, but also some of the best restaurants in Louisville.
Tacos, tortas, and enchiladas
Where is the best Mexican food in Louisville, KY?
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.
5 Steps to a DIY Derby Hat
Easy to follow steps on how to make a Kentucky Derby hat.
Valentine's Day Dinner - 2014
Where can I have a romantic Valentine's Day dinner in Louisville?
Come Spring 2015, New American Plays Debut in...
Many theatre professionals flock to Louisville for The Humana Festival of New American Plays. Here are the plays debuting in 2015.
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 Shop for Kentucky Derby Fashion
Where to shop for Kentucky Derby fashion, from Derby dresses to cufflinks for men.
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.
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.
5 Places to Watch the Super Bowl
Time for the Super Bowl! Some have been watching all season and are anxious for the final battle (others will be dipping their toes in football waters for the commercials and half time show).
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.
Stroll Above the Ohio River
Many lost their lives building the Big Four Bridge.
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.
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 the Mega Cavern Historic Tram Tour
What is the Louisville Mega Cavern?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Saint Matthews Louisville Picture Tour
Saint Matthews is Louisville’s largest shopping district--two malls as well as one of nearly every chain store in Louisville can be found on Shelbyville Road. Page 9.
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.
Top 10 February Events
What is there to do in Louisville during February 2015?
Goodwill Hunting at Goodwill Louisville Stores
If you're interested in going Goodwill hunting, consider these ratings on the following Southern Indiana Goodwill stores.
Restaurant Review of North End Café...
Restaurant Review of North End Café – Highlands location
Profile of Mellwood Art Center
What is the Mellwood Art Center. Louisville.
The Best Coffee is Brewed in Louisville. Try...
Where are the coffee shops in Louisville?
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.
Fab Derby Party Guide!
How to throw a Kentucky Derby Party.
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.
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.
Gardeners need to know their plant zone.
What plants thrive in Louisville?
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.
February 2014 Events Calendar
What is there to do in Louisville during February 2014?
Valentine Dinner Specials—2013
Where can I have a romantic Valentine's Day dinner 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.
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.
Resources for Your Louisville Move
Everything you need to know before your Louisville move. Set up your utilities, register to vote, get licensed, and learn about Louisville's unique culture.
Looking for a water park near Louisville?
Where is a water park in Louisville, KY?
How to Find Louisville Jobs
There are several ways you can use the Internet to find your dream job in Louisville. These online resources are great places to find Louisville jobs through every local employer.
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.
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.
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.
Louisville Airport Information
Louisville airport parking is much easier and more convenient than parking at many other major city airports. Page 5.
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.
Spring Break Camp Ideas
Are there day camps during Spring Break?
Top 10 July 4th Events
Where to celebrate July 4th, and see Independence Day fireworks, in Louisville, KY.
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.
Free Summer Bowling for Kids
A free summer activity—bowling—for families in Louisville.
Gearing Up: The Kentucky Derby
How can I get tickets to the Kentucky Derby?
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.
WLKY 32 Louisville Profile
WLKY 32 is a Louisville local TV and news station that is affiliated with CBS.
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.
WHAS 11 Louisville Profile
WHAS 11 is a Louisville local TV and news station that is affiliated with ABC.
Derby Dinner Playhouse
An entertaining dinner theatre, right across the Ohio River from Louisville, KY.
Review of Thunder Over Louisville Slugger Field
In my quest to find the best place in Louisville to watch the Thunder fireworks show, I decided to venture out to watch the 2010 show from the Thunder Over Louisville Slugger Field event.
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.
Find Louisville East Hotels
While further away from the action of the city, Louisville East hotels are popular because they're typically more upscale.
Understanding Louisville Interstates
A list of all of Louisville's major interstates, including the directions they run in and where they'll take you.
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.
Best Burgers in Louisville, KY
Where is the best burger in Louisville?
Louisville's Best Sushi Restaurants
There are a lot of sushi restaurants in Louisville, but if you're looking for the best sushi restaurants in Louisville you're going to want to check these places out.
Frazier History Museum
The best historical museum in the region
Valentine's Day—2013
Thing to do on Valentine's Day—2013
See how beautiful KY is...underground.
Explore the historic caves of Kentucky.
Shop for Local Delights in a Historic Building
Butchertown Market in Louisville, KY, contains Bourbon Barrel Foods, Cellar Door Chocolates, Jackknife Cafe, and more retail destinations.
How do I tour Bourbon Country?
How to experience the bourbon trail?
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 10 March Events
What is there to do in March 2015?
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.
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.
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.
Did you know the Mint Julep was originally a...
Bourbon and mint come together in the official drink of the Kentucky Derby.
Thunder Over Louisville 2014
When is Thunder in 2014? Louisville.
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.
Ornate and Exquisite: The Louisville Palace
See performers at this ornate piece of Louisville history.
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