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This Sounds Like A Total Disaster, Maybe

December 20th, 2012 by jake · 2 Comments

Something about this doesn’t smell quite right:

The Maker’s Mark Bourbon House and Lounge in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, used to be a decently classy place, the type of glass- and wood-paneled establishment striving for a level of authenticity beyond the reach of a chain restaurant named after a bourbon label.

Late this past August, however, the Bourbon House and Lounge officially became one of the most despicable restaurants in the country when it denied African Americans access to a public event held at the site.

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Mulligan and his brother explained that the party-goers would be ‘100 percent African American,’ to which information the officials from Maker’s Mark said essentially, nope, you can’t hold an event at our lounge—a clear violation of not only the states’ laws, but also all human decency and basic 21st century codes of ethics and respect.

Sounds like more Cordish Cos. funtimes.

Tags: Cordish · Discrimination · Race

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Gil // Dec 21, 2012 at 9:25 am

    I had to go to the circuit court records at the court house and double check. But yes sir I knew the name. I am betting there is much more to the story than what is in the lawsuit. Mr Mulligan wont get a Mulligan from this old feller.

  • 2 Clark // Dec 21, 2012 at 9:51 am

    Hahaha – so he’s sued McDonalds (http://www.comped.net/opinions_recentdisp.php?ID=4368), the LMPD (http://www.lmpd.com/news/story.php?sid=1007), and now Cordish? I’m guessing taht it was Romeo Entertainment that got some objections from the establishment.

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