Category: Around Town

Happy birthday to J.P. Davis

Happy birthday to J.P. Davis

| August 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Even in the extreme heat of July, cocktails on the patio is still a chic way to celebrate a birthday, especially if the birthday boy is widely known as the life of the party.

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Seviche showcases expansion

Seviche showcases expansion

| July 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Chef Anthony Lamas, owner of Seviche Latin Restaurant on Bardstown Road, held a private “soft-opening” reception to debut the popular hotspot’s newly-expanded and updated facilities.

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Stu Pollard hosts screening at Speed

Stu Pollard hosts screening at Speed

| June 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

The third annual Flyover Film Festival flew into town recently, bringing with it many new, provocative and exciting films, shorts, music videos and programs. While this may not be Park City, Utah (Sundance), Telluride, Colo., and especially not Cannes, France, the Derby City has been gaining huge momentum in the eyes of the international world of independent film.

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Local foundation funding life-changing research

Local foundation funding life-changing research

| June 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

“Stem cells may stave off transplant rejection”, “U of L researcher may hold key for a cure for sickle cell disease”, “Stem cells hold promise in treating retinal degeneration”, these are some of the headlines generated by research funded and supported primarily through the National Stem Cell Foundation, which was established in 2005 to provide major support to a partnership between University of Louisville’s Institute for Cellular Therapeutics and Duke and Northwestern universities.

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The Parklands a gem in the rough

The Parklands a gem in the rough

| June 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

A few weeks ago during a Leadership Louisville seminar, I attended a breakout session given by Scott Martin, director of 21st Century Parks. Martin, who was recruited by 21st Century Parks in 2010, has 14 years of public parks experience, most recently as operations director of the parks and recreational waterway system of Franklin County, Va.

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Celebrating a ‘Derby baby’

Celebrating a ‘Derby baby’

| May 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

It was Derby Day 13 years ago when Brette Baughman, daughter of Amy Baughman, was born. Amy distinctly remembers Real Quiet winning the Derby that day, May 2, 1998, and Brette has always been known as a “Derby baby.”

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Walking with Rebecca’s Rockstars

Walking with Rebecca’s Rockstars

| May 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Last Saturday morning, more than a thousand people gathered at Slugger Field for “The Walk of the Dimes,” a 2.5 mile walk across the Clark Memorial Bridge and back. While an enjoyable stroll across the river, the walk raised money and awareness for March of Dimes, the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health.

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Louisville’s most glam week

Louisville’s most glam week

| May 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Derby week has come and gone, leaving many of us with fun memories, some great pics and in my case, a slight case of well-earned exhaustion. Whether working or playing, most Louisvillians will concede that the week preceding the first Saturday in May is one of the most glamorous and demanding of the year.

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A night out on Main Street

A night out on Main Street

| May 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

After gearing up for Derby for the past couple of weeks, a simple night out on the town with friends was in order. We donned our comfortable jeans and headed downtown to some of our favorite eateries on East Main Street.

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Gearing up for Derby

Gearing up for Derby

| April 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Commonwealth Bank & Trust Co. hosted a Spring/Derby Fashion Preview for customers and guests on April 14 at The Olmsted.

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