Louisville Geek hosted a Block Party fundraiser in St. Matthews on June 21. The proceeds will go to one-year-old Hadley Mercer, who was diagnosed with high-risk acute myeloid leukemia when she was six months old. The local technology firm partnered with Molly Malone’s, Drake’s, Tin Roof, Mellow Mushroom, BBC and Saints to host an afternoon of [...]
Halfway through the press conference announcing the River City’s new professional soccer team, the Louisville City Football Club, team owner and local architect Wayne Estopinal suddenly became choked up – so choked up, in fact, that Mayor Greg Fischer had to sub in to make a quick save.
Kevin Gose, a high school English teacher and Cross Country coach for Bullitt Central High School, left his departing seniors with some words of wisdom a few weeks ago.
Fancy visiting a real and fully operational bourbon distillery in the heart of Louisville? Yes? How about visiting an 1890s-era bar or a 1960s establishment reminiscent of an episode of “Mad Men”? Well, thanks to Heaven Hill’s recently opened Evan Williams Bourbon Experience on Main Street’s Whiskey Row, a whole host of Louisville residents and tourists can enjoy a step into a well-choreographed, highly detailed and interactive tour of Louisville’s history and favorite drink.
While all eyes may have been on the Belmont Stakes this past weekend in the hopes that California Chrome would become the first horse in decades to win the elusive Triple Crown, Louisville-based author James Markert was fascinated by another long-forgotten aspect of horse racing: the time when it was the preserve of African-American horse jockeys, the first superstars of 19th-century sport in the United States, and who due to racism were forced out of the sport.