July 26, 2012 - 6:26pm
Hiking & canoeing events at Jefferson Memorial Forest
Get yourself geared up for a family treat and special day of fun. Families can take a canoe out on the lake, and spend time on the shore learning about the incredible creatures that live below.
Louisville’s wonderful Jefferson Memorial Forest is offering two ways to enjoy the great outdoors on Saturday, July 28: A Guided Hike at Moremans Hill and Family Canoe Day at Tom Wallace Lake.Guided Hike at Moremans Hill – 9:00 a.m. to NoonExperience an area of the forest not yet open...
July 18, 2012 - 6:43pm
Hunter S. Thompson
“I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.”
Louisville’s famous Gonzo journalist, Hunter Stockton Thompson, would have turned 75 today; but for the fact that he put a Smith & Wesson Model 645 to his head at 5:42 p.m. on February 20, 2005, and checked himself out.  As he was fond of saying, “I hate to advocate drugs,...
July 20, 2012 - 12:34pm
Kindergarten Countdown
“I want our kids to get excited about the first day of school, and I want parents to know how to prepare their children for this important first step on the path of lifelong learning.”
Hundreds of 5-year-olds are expected to swarm Slugger Field the night of July 23 for the city’s annual Kindergarten Countdown Fair. The event is designed to help prepare students entering school for the first time.“Kindergarten is an important milestone,” Mayor Greg Fischer said...
July 16, 2012 - 2:33pm
Emerging Artists
The Emerging Artist Awards give the arts council an opportunity to encourage growth among a new generation of Kentucky artists
Six Kentucky literary artists and one musical composer have been awarded $1,000 each as recipients of the Kentucky Arts Council Emerging Artist Award program, the agency announced last Friday.Emerging Artist Awards are given to emerging professional artists in the early stages of their work...
July 16, 2012 - 2:14pm
Trolley Hop
On its inaugural run, the New Cut Road Trolley Hop leaves the Iroquois Amphitheater headed for the Jefferson Memorial Forest's Welcome Center.
Starting next weekend, on Saturday, July 28th, everyone in Metro Louisville will have the opportunity once a month to see and enjoy the best attractions in South and Southwest Louisville when the New Cut Road Trolley Hop kicks off its inaugural run.“We are announcing an easy way to combine...