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Go To Kentucky Crafted For Half Off! Do It!

March 7th, 2011 · Comments Off

If you didn’t go to Kentucky Crafted last year, then, well, here’s your chance to go for 50% off this year: CLICK TO VISIT This concludes your nerd-Kentucky goods-hype moment. (Ole Dirty Judy and Karen Syphskank ruined it for me and I have no desire to publish anything good this afternoon.)

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Tags: Art · Business · Economy · Hype · Keep Louisville Weird · Possibility City · Shopping

City Is Flooded With Bridges Talk All The Sudden

February 15th, 2011 · 1 Comment

HA! Just a couple hours after the federal government announced a sweeping review of the Ohio River Bridges Debacle was necessary, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet sent out a press release stating that Kentucky and Indiana will seek federal approval to begin building the bridges next year. [Press Release] It’s a shame Frankfort still wants to […]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Congress · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Health Care · Immigration · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Keep Louisville Weird · Lexington · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Possibility City · University of Louisville

This Is A Very Important Fairdale Bigfoot Update

January 19th, 2011 · Comments Off

Fairdale Bigfoot, a fuzzy guy we’d like to take credit for introducing to the internets, on the Twitter, has a thing he loves about Louisville: But, of all of Colonel Sanders’s creatures, Fairdale Bigfoot most loves the humans. Yes, the humans of Louisville. That is what Fairdale Bigfoot loves. He loves the way they hunt […]

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Tags: Keep Louisville Weird · Possibility City

Some Mayoral Campaign Numbers And Such

May 19th, 2010 · 29 Comments

Last night Greg Fischer pulled in 37,157 votes to win the Democratic primary for mayor. But here’s what concerns me: 45,016 people voted for other Democratic candidates in that race. And there were 48,510 Republican votes cast for candidates on the R side. Since the Republican Party of Kentucky won’t have to focus much on […]

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Tags: Chris Thieneman · Democrats · Election · Greg Fischer · Jim King · Keep Louisville Weird · Mayor's Race 2010 · Politics · Republican Party · South End · West End


March 31st, 2010 · Comments Off

Okay. I know I over hype local businesses 24/7. So deal. This shirt from WHY LOUISVILLE: CLICK TO VISIT WHY LOUISVILLE Is precisely why I do so. You should probably buy it. Or buy two so you can send one in my direction, size small. That is all. (Nope, they’re not advertising and I haven’t […]

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Tags: Hype · Keep Louisville Weird · Kentucky Derby · Possibility City

ear X-tacy Faces Closure, Owner Speaks Out

February 9th, 2010 · 18 Comments

Is 2010 the year we’ll see beloved ear X-tacy disappear from the local scene? I sure the hell hope not. But check out this release just out from John Timmons’ PR rep: John Timmons, founder of the independent record store and owner for nearly 25 years, is expressing his concern for the survival of ear […]

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Tags: Business · Economy · Highlands · Keep Louisville Weird · Music · Possibility City · Public Relations

Time For a Baloney Art-Filled Update

February 3rd, 2010 · 2 Comments

On January 11 I told you about the baloney situation at the Speed Museum. In summary: hot mess. Which brings me to today… time for a fancy update. On January 30 a show of baloney/bologna artworks went on display at Smoketown USA. And, well, let’s just take a look at the event and some of […]

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Tags: Art · Criticism · Keep Louisville Weird · Possibility City

Rumors: A Redhead in the Race

July 29th, 2009 · 13 Comments

Another Mayoral Rumor: We hear there’s a female, South End Democrat taking a look at the Mayor’s Race, and wouldn’t that be exciting? We’d love that. If she runs, Joni Jenkins might do well in certain parts of town and with her buds in labor. But the Shively state rep, who’s been in office since […]

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Tags: 8664 · Awards · Greater Louisville Inc. · Health Care · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Keep Louisville Weird · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Rumors · Sports · University of Louisville

A Little Local Teamwork

June 15th, 2009 · 5 Comments

For residents of the Highlands, trips to Wild and Woolly Video and Heine Bros. are a routine part of life. Now the two local businesses have teamed up to make things a little more convenient. You can now drop off rented videos at any of seven Heine locations. Wild and Woolly’s Todd Brashear said the […]

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Tags: Keep Louisville Weird · Movies · Retail

CityBlock Owners Give Up

April 27th, 2009 · 19 Comments

The rumors that started two weeks ago became reality over the weekend, and no one knows what’s going to happen to the important downtown block that has housed the CityBlock entertainment complex. A hundred employees lost their jobs. Club owners Ward Plauche and Don Blackburn announced over the weekend that they weren’t re-opening the club […]

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Tags: Business · Cordish · Criticism · Economy · Jerry Abramson · Keep Louisville Weird