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Entries Tagged as 'Alcohol'

Q: Why Is Louisville So Backward Sometimes?

January 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

A: Because of people like Cheri Bryant Hamilton, who believe the presence of Kentucky bourbon in Kroger is the end of the world. Just check out her statement from yesterday: “I, and others in our community, applaud the decision by the U.S. Circuit Court which restores control of the expansion of liquor sales in Metro [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Hype · Metro Council

Can’t A Wealthy Person Help Out In Jeffersonville?

January 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Developer Todd Blue is getting ready to build a surface parking lot on the vacant ground he owns behind the newly stabilized Whiskey Row facades on W. Main Street, according to a plan filed with Louisville Metro government. [WDRB] This continues to be one of the dumbest waste of taxpayer dollars in Kentucky – fighting [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Charity · Downtown · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · Possibility City · Race · Smoking Ban · Sports

Hopefully Tolls Won’t Harm New Albany’s Growth

December 11th, 2013 · Comments Off

Way to go, Louisville, killing another pedestrian. A worker for a local cement company died on the job Tuesday night. Police say the Cemex employee was trying to stop traffic for a back hoe when he was hit. So maybe not a pedestrian like everyone else – but we still have a high number of [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Charity · Death · Indiana · LMPD · Politics

Kentucky May Just Never Be Energy Efficient

November 26th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Several local organizations are in desperate need of food and clothing for the area’s poor and homeless. [WDRB] A case pending before the Kentucky Court of Appeals could affect how dozens of libraries across the state are funded. [C-J/AKN] From tragedy to life saving. We are taking a look at a national program with roots [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Charity · Death · Education · Guns · Indiana · Library · Lottery · University of Louisville

Big Win For Traffic School & Court Fees

November 19th, 2013 · Comments Off

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer confirms the city is in negotiations to bring a major retailer to the site of the old Philip Morris plant in West Louisville. [WDRB] The three former judges, who not only retired, but also completed their service as senior judges to enhance their pensions, are running for re-election to the bench. [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Guns · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · Judges · Metro Government · West End

Is Indiana Trying To Burn Itself Down Now?

November 1st, 2013 · Comments Off

Families say they’re terrified after a series of mysterious fires in one New Albany neighborhood. [WDRB] Bevin has taken some fierce jabs from McConnell in recent days as the state’s senior senator accused him of being a liar and possible criminal. [H-L] A memorial honoring veterans of the Vietnam War was erected on The Belvedere [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Business · Death · Guns · Health Care · Indiana · Kentucky Kingdom · Politics · Senate Race · Steve Beshear

Know How Many Kids In Louisville Are Homeless?

October 25th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Low-income Kentuckians working in Indiana would be eligible for a break on Ohio River bridge tolls under a plan to be considered in the 2014 General Assembly. [WDRB] One of Louisville’s historic landmarks is scheduled to reopen to the public next March after a $3.4 million renovation. The interior work is meant to bring the [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Health Care · Homeless · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Taxes · University of Louisville · Youth

Big Four Bridge May Never Open In Indiana

October 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

Guess what won’t change a damn thing in Louisville: Limiting alcohol sales after 2:00 A.M. Because there’s not a snowball’s chance in hell that 2:00 A.M. is any different than 1:30 A.M. or 5:00 A.M. [WDRB] The view across 28th Street in Parkland has turned a little greener for Rhonda Buress. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Education · Indiana · Jack Conway · LMPD · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Parks · Possibility City · Senate Race · University of Kentucky · West End

People Now Realizing Tolls Are New Reality

September 26th, 2013 · 1 Comment

A proposed ordinance seeking to ban the sale of liquor in Louisville between 2 and 4 a.m. is what brought a group to Portland on Wednesday evening. [WDRB] Louisville officials announced a $27 million deal Tuesday to improve efficiency in city buildings with upgrades such as new equipment such as chillers and boilers. Under the [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Economy · Green · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Housing · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · State Government · Taxes · University of Louisville

Possibility City! Another Day, Another JCPS Crash

September 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment

U of L and Norton Healthcare have yet to meet to iron out their issues, and they’ve already made a big step toward a resolution. [WDRB] Barbara Webb is watching her husband, Al, slowly descend into the fog of Alzheimer’s, his memory dissipating and abilities slipping away. [C-J/AKN] A spokesperson for Jefferson County Public Schools [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Oops · Politics · Poverty · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville