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Entries from July 2010

St. Matthews Is Now The Land Of Torture

July 6th, 2010 · 1 Comment

What are you doing now that Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom is closed? [WHAS11] If you haven’t had a chance to check out Phoenix Lindsey-Hall’s latest show at the Tim Faulker Gallery, you should do so. Deep look at foreclosure. [LEO Weekly] Joe Arnold caught up with Rand Paul in a Clear Channel hallway to discuss [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Jack Conway · Kentucky Kingdom · Neighborhoods · Photo · Republican Party · Scandal · Senate Race · Six Flags

In Which Ambassador Barzun Makes Burgers

July 5th, 2010 · Comments Off

What’s that? An awkward video of U.S. Ambassador to Sweden, Matthew Barzun, making hamburgers on the 4th of July? Don’t mind if we do: Can’t stop laughing. USA! USA! Click here if you want his recipes.

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Tags: Bourbon · Dining · Morning Shows · TV · Video

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

July 5th, 2010 · 1 Comment

This week President Barack Obama discussed solar energy and the Recovery Act:

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Tags: Economy · Green · Video

All Monday Mornings Should Be This Quiet

July 5th, 2010 · 4 Comments

It’s still Independence Day in Real America, so posting will be less frequent than normal today. If you’re ever wondering why A Kentucky Newspaper treats the University of Louisville with kid gloves? Just remember those 14 seats the paper gets in the new arena. [Deep Thoughts] Even Republicans think Daniel Mongiardo needs to grow up. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Banking · Business · Dan Mongiardo · Fox 41 · Immigration · Museum Plaza · Senate Race · University of Louisville

Watch Fox41 July 4th Special On Afghanistan

July 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off

Fox41 announced this morning that it’ll air an Independence Day special on the Kentucky National Guard’s effort in Afghanistan. Fox 41 anchor-reporter Lindsay Allen and chief photographer Ken Bradley spent two weeks in Afghanistan, embedded with the Kentucky National Guard’s Agri Business Development Team. The team was in Afghanistan as part of an effort to [...]

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Tags: Fox 41 · Journalism · Reporters · TV · WDRB

Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

July 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady discusses the reopening of Eastern Parkway (near the University of Louisville) and new signs designating a portion of I-264 as the Georgia Davis Powers Expressway:

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Tags: State Government · Video

Oh, Sylvia, The Gift That Keeps On Enraging

July 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Remember Sylvia Lovely? She swindled how much from the Kentucky League of Cities? And she’s still rolling around in that fancy BMW. Long-Awaited Kentucky League of Cities Audit [December 17, 2009] OMG: Sylvia Lovely, New Consultant! [December 17, 2009] Wow — the KLC Still Doesn’t Get It At All [December 18, 2009] KLC Not Just [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Hype · Oops · Scandal

Governor Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

July 2nd, 2010 · Comments Off

This week Governor Steve Beshear spends 2:52 discussing economic development:

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Tags: Business · Economy · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Jack Conway Has A Problem On His Hands

July 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Posted this on Page One, yes, but it’s important for Louisvillians to see that Republicans aren’t the only ones to run quickly at defeat – Democrats can do it, too. That’s from a WAVE3 story in Louisville last night about Rand Paul’s appearance at a teabagger rally. How many times is it now that Spokesperson [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Jack Conway · Oops · Senate Race · WAVE

Everybody’s On A Four-Day Weekend, It Seems

July 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Two very important awesome evening things. Really. Very important. [The 'Ville Voice] Everybody is just so mad that Ken Herndon isn’t on the council. [Fat Lip] State government budget cuts are ready to roll into action. The budget director sent a fancy letter to cabinet heads yesterday. [Page One] Yesterday Papaw Governor Steve Besehar appointed [...]

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Tags: Art · Congress · Contests · Education · Farmer's Market · Greg Stumbo · John Yarmuth · Metro Council · Polls · Republican Party · State Government · Steve Beshear