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NuLu Gets Some Major White House Exposure

September 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

Check this out from the White House website: Zachary Riles and his wife Laila Alizadeh moved from the Pacific Northwest to her hometown of Louisville, KY with hopes of raising a family there. While looking for a new home, they quickly saw that the green housing options they had grown accustomed to in the Northwest [...]

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Tags: Business · Green · Neighborhoods · Possibility City

Fancy New Electric TARC Buses You’ll Never Ride

September 19th, 2012 · Comments Off

Since TARC recently announced that it’s receiving a $4.4 million grant for electric buses like this: We thought it’d be a good idea to get to know those buses:

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Tags: Grants · Green · TARC · Video

See? Louisville Should Build Greener Homes, Too

May 29th, 2012 · 3 Comments

This Whitley County project is producing homes with little or no energy costs. And it’s why Kentucky can have nice things. [H-L] Wondering why things at Metro Animal Services are still a disaster? [WLKY] This will make Brave Mouth-Breathing Teabagger Patriot Marilyn Parker’s head explode: “If you get to the stage where you can persuade [...]

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Tags: Death · Dogs · Gannett · Green · Horse Industry · Housing · Kentucky Kingdom · Metro Government · Newspaper · Politics

Can’t Afford Trash Pick-Up But Can Afford This

January 11th, 2012 · 7 Comments

We’re all about environmental responsibility and are even more about our government doing the right thing when it comes to environmental stewardship. Which is why we’re having a mixed reaction to this: Today, I named Maria Koetter as the city’s first Director of Sustainability. She has more than 20 years in the environmental experience, most [...]

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Tags: Green · Greg Fischer · Metro Government

Shocking Fischer Double Standard With Parks Guy

October 27th, 2011 · 10 Comments

We get that a puppy was stolen from Sandy’s Pet Shop. We get that it was a live animal in need of a home. But spending news time on a story about it? When countless businesses lose more money from theft every day? The girl in the security footage could even be a minor. [WHAS11] [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Business · Clear Channel · Cordish · Dogs · Green · Greg Fischer · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · John Yarmuth · Metro Council · Metro Government · Parks · WAVE · WDRB

Justin Scally Should Just Pay The Bills Himself

October 4th, 2011 · Comments Off

Dear Ed Hart: It’s no secret why the fair board didn’t give you the Kentucky Kingdom deal. The gossip from all of them is that they think you’re a jerk/Steve Beshear doesn’t like you. And you know I know what I’m talking about. You need to get the money you’re owed by the state ASAP [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Death · Festival · Green · Greg Fischer · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Kingdom · Metro Government · Music · State Government · University of Kentucky

It’s Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh On A Hustler

July 28th, 2011 · 7 Comments

Seriously: CLICK TO ENLARGE She rode around on an electric Hustler Zeon Lawn Mower at the Billy Goat Hill Community Garden to show off the latest in green technology. “This is a very important day for the district as we move forward with our Green Triangle initiative,” said Ward-Pugh. “If we are serious about being [...]

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Tags: Green · Metro Council · Neighborhoods

You’re Just All Probably Flooded Out Right Now

April 25th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Is this a ruh ro moment for Steve Pence? Unindicted co-conspirator? Wow. [C-J/AKN] Here’s the Associated Press version of the Steve Pence story. [H-L] 40% of Republicans say that President Barack Obama wasn’t born in the United States. And with that, mouth-breathers unite. [Slate] Jefferson County Public Schools now has 16 hybrid electric school buses. [...]

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Tags: Economy · Green · Greg Fischer · JCPS · Legal · Politics · Polls · Republican Party · Weather

From Scholastic: Gill Holland Makes A Difference

April 19th, 2011 · Comments Off

If you’re under 100, you’re likely familiar with Scholastic. So check this out: The little things can add up and make a difference when it comes to preserving the Earth, says Gill Holland of Louisville, Kentucky. Holland took his commitment to saving the planet to the theaters with a movie, FLOW: For Love of Water. [...]

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Tags: Education · Green · Possibility City · Youth

Earth Day: Rainbow Blossom Giving Away Trees

April 15th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Just in case you needed yet another to spend tons of money at Rainbow Blossom? They’re giving away 800 tree seedlings next Friday, April 22 in honor of the 41st celebration of Earth Day. From 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. all five locations will hand out (while supplies last) will hand out the Kentucky-grown seedlings [...]

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Tags: Business · Green · Hype · Possibility City