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Entries from May 2010

Like Tennis? Here’s Your Chance To Give Back

May 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

On July 4, the Tennis Alliance of Louisville Kentucky (TALK), an LGBT sports organization, will host its signature event: the Bluegrass Tennis Open Tournament. It takes place at the University of Louisville Bass Rudd Tennis Center. Part of the national Gay and Lesbian Tennis Alliance Tour, all proceeds benefit the House of Ruth, an agency [...]

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Tags: Charity · Gays · Sports

Governor Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

May 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

This week Governor Steve Beshear spends 2:56 discussing Memorial Day:

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Tags: State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Big Ruh Ro For Mitch McConnell

May 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Check out this ad from Americans United for Change, which is flooding our media market: I’m so askeerd!

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Tags: Mitch McConnell · TV · Video

Friday Morning Dept. Of Ed Hart To The Rescue

May 28th, 2010 · 9 Comments

Will Ed Hart buy Kentucky Kingdom back? Looks to be in the works. [Business First] Jerry Abramson has presented his proposed budget for the next fiscal year. How do you feel about it? [WFPL] Will we get away with not raising taxes in Louisville? Is this sleight of hand? Honestly asking. [WAVE3] The Iron Quarter [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Courier-Journal · Discrimination · Downtown · Gays · Jerry Abramson · Kentucky Kingdom · Legal · Metro Government · Oops · Scandal · Taxes

The Mayor’s Hike & Bike’s A Good Thing

May 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment

You know there’s not much about Mayor Jerry Abramson that I enjoy. But the Hike & Bike? It’s a good thing, for sure. And it takes place on Monday, running from Waterfront Park to Iroquois Park. Here’s the route this year: And here’s the agenda: 9:00 A.M. — Booths Open, sign up for door prizes, [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Health Care · Jerry Abramson

You Need To Watch This If You Love Kentucky

May 27th, 2010 · Comments Off

Seriously: Click here for more.

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Tags: Green · Video

Thursday Morning Dept of U.S. Senate Race Hoopla

May 27th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Rand Paul basically admitted he planned on changing his positions post-primary. [Page One] And the Paul Family have been brushing off the racist moniker for years. [More P1] Geeks will be eating and drinking today, in case you were wondering. [Consuming Louisville] Did you know? There are new U.S. fuel efficiency standards for trucks. [Swedish [...]

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Tags: Dining · Discrimination · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Kingdom · LEO · Library · Neighborhoods · Republican Party · Senate Race · State Government

Our Readers Are The Most Hilarious People

May 26th, 2010 · Comments Off

Since it’s definitely a slow news week post-election, here’s a funny: A fancy reader sent that to me this week. A Doug Hawkins t-shirt! How great is that? They forgot to include a sombrero.

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Tags: Doug Hawkins · Hype

Rand Paul On Mountaintop Removal

May 26th, 2010 · 3 Comments

What’s that sound? Why, it’s Rand Paul on mountaintop removal: And I quote, “I don’t think anyone’s going to be missing a mountain or two.”

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Politics · Republican Party · Senate Race · Video

Killing Kentucky’s Bourbon Industry Just Isn’t Cool

May 26th, 2010 · Comments Off

Somebody send me this shirt. Size small. Amen. [WHY LOUISVILLE] Larry Clark is trying to kill Kentucky’s bourbon industry. Folks need to get outraged over this.  [Bluegrass Politics] Metro Government is consolidating its automobile fleet. I’d write about it, but Jerry Abramson’s spokesgays can’t handle even a bit of warranted criticism and yanked me from [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bourbon · Celebrity · Economy · LMPD · Metro Government · Possibility City · TARC