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.
Donors give millions through society Nine families have joined the Wade Mountz Heritage Society after making gifts totaling $2.85 million to the Children’s Hospital Foundation and/or Norton Healthcare Foundation. Established in 2008, the society recognizes individuals who have made irrevocable planned gifts of $100,000 or more to the foundations, which benefit the hospitals and services [...]
Every Spring, between Derby and the start of Summer, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society holds the annual Man/Woman of the Year campaign celebration.