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Your Monday Morning of Lawyering & Educating

January 25th, 2010 · Comments Off

Everyone seems upset that Lee Eldridge left WAVE. It’s been two weeks since people started emailing us. Goodness. [Just Saying] Louisville mayoral candidate Connie Marshall has written in about, well, various things. What are your thoughts? [The 'Ville Voice] Our condolences to Councilman George Unseld who lost his wife, Jacqueline, on the 21st. [Obit] Maybe [...]

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Tags: Arena · Education · Jerry Abramson · John Yarmuth · Legal · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Council · Retail · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville · WAVE · Youth

Going the Distance on Liquor Law

September 17th, 2009 · 11 Comments

Seems pretty simple. St. Matthews has a law requiring that new liquor stores must be at least 700 feet from existing liquor stores. And as you can see from this picture, the new Liquor Barn under construction on Shelbyville Road is pretty darn close to the Beverage Warehouse operation across the street. The Beverage Warehouse [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Legal · Retail · Shopping · State Government · Zoning

Cordish Facing Lawsuit by Fitness Operator

September 10th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Most of us are pretty perturbed about the whole issue with Cordish and Fourth Street Live and the $950,000 gift from Mayor Jerry Abramson. We’ll never know how they spent the money, but if they did manage to blow that cash on the Sports and Social Club, it says something about the company’s mismanagement of [...]

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Tags: Cordish · Legal · Retail

Pre-4th Media Meanderings

July 2nd, 2009 · Comments Off

Awarding Behavior: LEO’s Phillip Bailey picked up a NATIONAL award from the organization of alt-weeklies. His stories on a West End resident, a controversial radio station decision and last year’s fiasco over the homophobic flyer that influenced a Metro Council election got the attention of the AAN. Worthy of re-reading. [AAN] Fixed Sidewalk: Our pals [...]

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Tags: Awards · Blogging · Books · Health Care · Internet · KET · LEO · Metro Council · Movies · Republican Party · Retail · TV

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

Valley Station Worried About Losing P.O.

June 11th, 2009 · 13 Comments

Yesterday, rumors were circulating that the tiny Valley Station post office on Dixie Highway was being considered for closure because the government needed to consolidate offices to save money. Bob Henderson, the District 14 Metro Councilman, confirmed that there had been rumors coming from within the branch that a move to the Pleasure Ridge Park [...]

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Tags: Metro Council · Retail · South End

Getting a Fresh, Green Start for Farmers

June 4th, 2009 · 3 Comments

This is how a lot of good ideas get started. When Steven Paradis started doing some small scale farming, he wanted to be kind to the environment. But when he went shopping for enviro-friendly fertilizer, he couldn’t find anything in town and soon learned that his only option was to pick up supplies out of [...]

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Tags: Downtown · East Downtown Bus. Assoc. · Farmer's Market · Green · Retail

Page One & The ‘Ville Voice On TeeVee

April 21st, 2009 · Comments Off

Daniel Mongiardo’s FEC Report eye-openers, the latest on Karen Sypher and Rick Pitino, metro council embarrassment and a special deal from Sustain. Check out our weekly CW segment.

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Tags: CW · Dan Mongiardo · Metro Council · Morning Shows · Politics · Retail · Scandal · Senate Race · University of Louisville

Save Some Green While Being Green

April 20th, 2009 · 2 Comments

We’ve written about Sustain several times the past few months and yet again want to give the store a big shout-out. They’ve recently re-launched their fancy web store and as a thank you to our readers are offering an awesome deal: 20% off all purchases with the discount code Sustain. The offer is good until [...]

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Tags: Economy · Green · Retail

The Big Forecastle Fest Poster

April 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Here’s another thing to check out on Saturday. It happens to be national Record Store Day tomorrow, so there’s plenty of live music going on at Ear X-tacy on Bardstown Road. The store is one of more than 700 in the U.S. particpating with special exclusive recordings (including from Springsteen and Elvis Costello) and other [...]

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Tags: Downtown · Festival · Keep Louisville Weird · Retail