Louisville news: CVS not coming; Kroger gas station, new VA hospital still being discussed edition [News]

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  • "Five months after a Cleveland-area development group sought to build a CVS on the north end of the Douglass Loop—including the Twig and Leaf diner, the former Café Metro, Pinotti’s Flower Shop, Farah Cleaners and other businesses—plans for the CVS project have been dropped—and efforts to designate the anchoring restaurant a protected landmark are well underway, with probable approval coming this fall." [Louisville.com]
  • "The Metro Planning Commission will hold a public hearing Thursday on a proposal by Kroger to build a five-pump fuel station at 2464 Bardstown Road, near its grocery store at 2440 Bardstown. The hearing will be at 6 p.m. at the Old Jail Building, 514 W. Liberty St." [Courier-Journal]
  • "Third Congressional District candidate Todd Lally and Ninth District Metro Council candidate Patrick Duerr will be co-hosting a VA Hospital Forum for veterans, their family and friends and concerned citizens Wednesday. The VA Hospital Forum will discuss the proposal to move the VA hospital downtown. The forum will be held at the American Legion Highland Post 201 at 2919 Bardstown Road at 6pm Wednesday." [Courier-Journal]
Photo: Courtesy Kroger
About Zach Everson
Travel news/travel buzz editor at MapQuest. Previously, I was a freelance writer, contributing to The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, Eater, USA Today, Condé Nast Traveller, BlackBook, Curbed, Gridskipper, Deadspin, and Fox News. I also was the founding editor of Eater Louisville and the director of content and editorial strategy for Louisville.com.
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