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Is Frank’s Pickle Still A Little Bit Frickled Or What?

May 16th, 2011 by jake · 4 Comments

There’s a trail of stalled or abandoned projects at HUD. That won’t come as a shock to anyone paying attention in Louisville, though, as this city’s seen its share of housing nightmares. [WaPo]

Organizations are reacting to Greg Fischer’s search for a private agency (Kentucky Humane Society, obviously) to operate Metro Animal Services. [WAVE3]

Are you one of the five people going to vote in tomorrow’s primary election? The Herald-Leader has a fancy voter guide for you to poke through. [Bluegrass Politics]

Coal Cares. Hahahahha. HAHAHAHAHAHA. [Click the Clicky]

Frank Farris, the former owner of Genny’s Diner, was arrested Saturday for allegedly assaulting a police officer. That came after the owner of the Comfy Cow alleged Farris threatened him on Friday. [FOX41]

Yew Dell Gardens has a fancy sculpture show opening on May 20 and there’s a reception. [Consuming Louisville]

Family and friends remembered 14-year-old Trey Zwicker, who was found dead behind Liberty High School. [WHAS11]

What the heck is going on at newspapers across the Commonwealth? Allegedly firing people because they don’t hate the gays hard enough? [Page One]

The Louis H. Coleman, Jr. Drive Celebration is set for May 22. The motorcade begins at Lyles Mall and ends with a program at First Congregational Methodist Church. [WFPL]

Trial and error put this Kentucky Derby-winning owner on top of his game. Here’s a look at Barry Irwin. [H-L]

And since you are maybe going to the Preakness or at least plan to watch, here’s a handy guide to peruse. [Paulick Report]

Is the end nigh? The future of the 42-acre Iroquois Homes housing site seems to be a little blurry. [C-J/AKN]

Republican donors are backing the push for gay marriage in New York. The tides are literally turning. [NY Times]

Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Election · Gays · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Housing · Kentucky Derby · Metro Government · Newspaper · Youth

4 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Cantinflas // May 16, 2011 at 10:51 am

    RE: Republican donors are backing the push for gay marriage in New York…

    ..a NY Republican is not the same as a NC Republican is not the same as a KY Republican is not the same as an OK Republican…

  • 2 jake // May 16, 2011 at 11:06 am

    Who said they were?

    (Though, NY Republican money funds a LOT nationally)

  • 3 Darren Embry // May 16, 2011 at 5:38 pm

    This is the first thing I see when I go to the Coal Cares site…

    wait for it…

    a promo for a free inhaler.

    See? They *do* care!

  • 4 jake // May 16, 2011 at 6:03 pm

    (It’s a joke website)