Louisville news: Forecastle Festival all set to sail edition [News roundup]

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  • "The first of two public hearings on Mayor Jerry Abramson's proposed budget for fiscal year 2010-11 will be held today. The hearing, set for 1-3 p.m., will be in the Louisville Metro Council chambers at City Hall, 601 W. Jefferson St." [Courier-Journal]
  • "With travel season picking up, the Daily Beast has put together a list of the nation’s deadliest highways. Interstate 65 in Kentucky holds the 37 spot, less deadly than New York’s 1-95, but slightly more dangerous than I-19 in Arizona." [The Edit]
  • "Now the city [Lyndon] has a new master plan for Lyndon Lane, one that would give the corridor an identity as the "Old Town" (or "Olde Towne") core area of the city. It calls for adding benches, street lights, banners, landscaping and directional signs. It also calls for making it more accessible for pedestrians by filling in sidewalk gaps." [Courier-Journal]
  • Forecastle Festival announced its complete lineup and schedule. [Forecastle Festival]
Photo: Courtesy Forecastle Festival
About Zach Everson
I'm the travel news/travel buzz editor at MapQuest. Previously, I was a freelance writer, contributing to The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, 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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