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The Mall Barber Shop Is Still Looking Good After 50 Years In Mall St. Matthews

The Mall Barber Shop Is Still Looking Good After 50 Years In Mall St. Matthews

| March 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

The summer of 1961 ushered in a new era of shopping when ground was broken for Mall St. Matthews on what had been a 67-acre potato farm.

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Circe’s Designer Clothes Bring Contemporary Flair To Louisville Fashion

Circe’s Designer Clothes Bring Contemporary Flair To Louisville Fashion

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ever since Homer’s Odyssey hit the ancient bestseller lists, “Circe” has meant a sorceress who turns men into beasts.

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Heitzman Traditional Bakery & Deli Lives Up To Its 121-Year-Old Legacy Of Quality

Heitzman Traditional Bakery & Deli Lives Up To Its 121-Year-Old Legacy Of Quality

| February 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Hear the name “Swope” and you think of cars. Think “Heine,” and you smell coffee brewing. And “Heitzman” brings to mind delicious pastries and breads.

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In Good Times And Bad, The Melting Pot  Strives To Give And  Give Back

In Good Times And Bad, The Melting Pot Strives To Give And Give Back

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Hungry Swiss villagers in the 18th century are credited with having discovered that hunks of crusty bread make a satisfying meal when dipped in cheese that’s bubbling in a pot.

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At 91, Muth’s Candy Store Is A Proud Downtown Landmark

At 91, Muth’s Candy Store Is A Proud Downtown Landmark

| February 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rudy and Isabelle Muth were right after all. When they opened Muth’s Candy Store on East Market Street in 1921, the area bustled with manufacturing and offices.

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Fuzziwig’s Candy Factory: Unique And Creative Treats

Fuzziwig’s Candy Factory: Unique And Creative Treats

| February 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

When Tommy and Christina Thompson had an insurance agency in Shelbyville, people came to them because they needed to buy policies, and they often looked grumpy while doing so.

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Highlands Funeral Home  Begins 53rd Year Of Locally And Family-Owned Service

Highlands Funeral Home Begins 53rd Year Of Locally And Family-Owned Service

| January 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

A large newspaper ad in January, 1959 extended an unusual invitation—to attend an open house at “a completely new, conveniently located, beautifully appointed Funeral Home… You will be pleased with its spacious interior and the detailed provisions we have made for your convenience and comfort.”

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The Couture Closet Puts Brides On The Right Track For Beautiful Weddings

The Couture Closet Puts Brides On The Right Track For Beautiful Weddings

| January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Every bride looks forward not only to her wedding, but also to each anniversary that commemorates it as the years go by.

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Vein Treatment and Aesthetic Center Restores Beauty Inside – And Out

Vein Treatment and Aesthetic Center Restores Beauty Inside – And Out

| January 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

Leesa Richardson, M.D. will never forget the woman who came to her Vein Treatment and Aesthetic Center, 201 Fairfax Ave., with some of the worst varicose veins she has ever seen.

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New technologies are heating things up at Weber Heating &  Air Conditioning

New technologies are heating things up at Weber Heating & Air Conditioning

| January 5, 2012 | 1 Comment

Although it doesn’t have a speaking role, the smoke-belching furnace at Ralphie Parker’s house is a scene-stealer in the 1983 comedy “A Christmas Story.”

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