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Entries from January 2009

Ice Tsunami – More Photos

January 28th, 2009 · Comments Off

Why “ice tsunami”? When sheets of ice slide off of your house, it kinda sounds like a huge wave crashing. The Governor is visiting Lexington (1:00 P.M. presser with Jim Newberry, Urban County Govt Center) and Louisville (4:00 P.M. presser with Jerry Abramson, old Federal Reserve Building) to assess storm damage this afternoon. There are [...]

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Tags: Photo · Possibility City

The Ice Tsunami Got Rick!

January 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Ugh. The ice tsunami got Rick. He’s without power and a huge tree is blocking his driveway. So stay tuned throughout the day and hope he gets his juice back. Hebert (and now the C-J) says there’s 75,000 without power. UPDATE: Rick snapped from photos earlier, thought I’d share:

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Tags: Highlands · LG&E · Neighborhoods

Page One & The ‘Ville Voice on TeeVee

January 27th, 2009 · Comments Off

This week we discuss Daniel Mongiardo, Jack Conway, the PRP football coach, free stuff and Aretha Franklin’s terrifying hat!

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Tags: Cable · CW · Dan Mongiardo · High School · Hype · Jack Conway · Morning Shows · Oops · Politics · Sports · TV · Video

When Rumors Get Out of Control

January 27th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Ed Springston couldn’t be more off-base about Councilcritter Vicki Aubrey Welch. She won her race because she worked her rear end off and because people like Mike Bailey and myself worked to get her elected. Walking door to door, volunteering dozens of hours per week, helping her get things going. The entire Democracy For America [...]

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Tags: Blogging · Metro Council · Rumors

Inaugural Flashback With Jerry Abramson

January 26th, 2009 · 5 Comments

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Tags: Jerry Abramson

From Dept of Wasting Your Time & Money

January 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Newly elected State Senator John Schickel (R-Union) is wasting your time and money. He’s sponsoring legislation to prevent media from using tapes of 911 telephone calls. Why? He says they’re only used to boost ratings. Kentucky Press Association executive director David Thompson said the measure could remove critical public oversight of emergency dispatchers and law [...]

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Tags: Hype · Politics · State Government · Transparency

Inaugural Celebration Giveaway Thanks

January 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off

We owe a special debt of gratitude to the great folks at Sustain for their generosity. The green lifestyle store (3724 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville) provided us with awesome t-shirts and water bottles as a giveaway for our readership that couldn’t make it to Tuesday night’s celebration. We stopped by the store recently and want to [...]

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Tags: Contests · Green · Hype

Page One & The ‘Ville Voice on TeeVee

January 20th, 2009 · Comments Off

Wow! Rick got all dressed up! It’s a special inauguration edition of us on the teevee. All the details on local Clear Channel firings, our Inauguration Celebration tonight (and the giveaway!) and some fancy stuff about bridges, tolls and 8664. Oh, and lots of uncomfortable scrolling when they realized “SUCK A FAT ONE” was on [...]

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Tags: Cable · Clear Channel · Contests · CW · Election · Hype · Media · Morning Shows · Politics · Radio · TV · Video

Inauguration Party Update – Green Giveaway

January 19th, 2009 · 14 Comments

We thought it’d be a good idea to include those of you who can’t make it to our Inaugural Party tomorrow evening. So in an effort to really be all-inclusive, we’ve got a great way for you to participate in the event. Thanks to Sustain, Located at 3724 Frankfort Avenue at the Vogue Shopping Center [...]

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Tags: Business · Contests · Downtown · Hype · Retail · Shopping

Big Inauguration Party Tomorrow – Come!

January 19th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Okay, we gave in and agreed to be sponsors. So now you have to come. Our 1 Planet, Interfaith Paths to Peace and other organizations are holding a fancy inauguration party tomorrow night at the historic Henry Clay Ballroom in Louisville, at 604 South Third Street. From 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M., there’s a luncheon [...]

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Tags: Downtown · Hype · Jerry Abramson · John Yarmuth · Politics · Presidential Race 08 · Trey Grayson