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St. Matthews Is Now The Land Of Torture

July 6th, 2010 · 1 Comment

What are you doing now that Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom is closed? [WHAS11] If you haven’t had a chance to check out Phoenix Lindsey-Hall’s latest show at the Tim Faulker Gallery, you should do so. Deep look at foreclosure. [LEO Weekly] Joe Arnold caught up with Rand Paul in a Clear Channel hallway to discuss [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Jack Conway · Kentucky Kingdom · Neighborhoods · Photo · Republican Party · Scandal · Senate Race · Six Flags

Tuesday Morning Dept of Jane Beshear Leads

February 23rd, 2010 · 8 Comments

Get thee to Frankfort tomorrow to rally for equality. It’s maybe your final chance to scare the bejeebers out of Gary Tapp. [Page One] One of the many reasons I like First Lady Jane Beshear, even if I dislike her husband for the most part: She’ll be speaking at the Kentucky Association of Food Banks [...]

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Tags: Derby Festival · Discrimination · Education · Festival · Gays · Kentucky Derby · Kentucky Kingdom · Mayor's Race 2010 · Ohio River Bridges · Poverty · Six Flags · State Government · University of Louisville

Tandy Capitalized On Six Flags Job Losses

February 8th, 2010 · 7 Comments

On Friday, David Tandy stood with Republican Hal Heiner to call for the city and state to work with Six Flags to keep Kentucky Kingdom open. That was honorable. Then 4:00 P.M. hit and we got an email from Tandy’s campaign: “Kentucky Kingdom is the largest employer of young people in the Commonwealth, they provide [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Kentucky Kingdom · Mayor's Race 2010 · Six Flags

Monday Morning Makes Me Miss The Weekend

February 8th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Allow me to get personal for a moment: I think John Varanese is hands-down one of the best chefs in the city. Very rarely can I walk into a higher end establishment and ask the chef to prepare two vegetarian meals on the fly and actually get something worth eating. He and his crew at [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Cordish · Dining · Education · Frankfort Ave. · Jack Conway · Metro Government · Movies · Senate Race · Six Flags · University of Louisville

Kentucky Kingdom Meltdown Has Begun

February 5th, 2010 · 10 Comments

Okay, okay. I get it. Everybody and their mother is freaking out over Kentucky Kingdom. Especially mayoral candidates. Shannon White: “As a past seasonal employee of Kentucky Kingdom, and manager of the Games Department for two years, I know the vital importance of these jobs for our economy. I encourage The Kentucky State Fair Board [...]

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Tags: Anchor · Kentucky Kingdom · Mayor's Race 2010 · Politics · Six Flags · WHAS

Friday Morning Dept of Loving/Hating Frankfort

February 5th, 2010 · 7 Comments

These heathen legislators should be ashamed! Trying to force sex ed on our unassuming children. What’s next, marrying our pets? [Joe Gerth] The Jefferson County Republican Party’s Lincoln Day Dinner will be held on February 19. [Press Release] Six Flags is closing Kentucky Kingdom. This isn’t exactly, you know, great news for the city. [C-J] [...]

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Tags: Education · Guns · Health Care · Politics · Possibility City · Republican Party · Six Flags · State Government · TV · University of Louisville · Youth

Page One & The ‘Ville Voice on TeeVee

September 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off

This week we discuss Jason Stinson (no mention of his ridiculous religious statements), stupid rumors about Heather French Henry and the mayoral race (for the record, we did not hear from reliable source that she’s considering this race, not sure why that was said on television), something about Kentucky Kingdom and a roller coaster, yadda [...]

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Tags: Education · Fox 41 · JCPS · Kentucky Kingdom · Mayor's Race 2010 · Morning Shows · Rumors · Six Flags · TV · Video · WDRB

Monday’s Department of Duh

June 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Happy Monday! The V.V. is off to parent orientation at the University of Louisville this morning, so things may be a little slow here. But there’s plenty to talk about, like this stuff… Didn’t We Already Tell You Cash Knew About the Secret Meeting?: So it was a little surprising to see the story lead [...]

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Tags: Branding · Gambling · Jack Conway · Metro Council · Metro Government · Movies · Parks · Possibility City · Six Flags · Sports · University of Louisville · Zoning

Middle of the Day Musings on Mountains, Etc.

March 16th, 2009 · 4 Comments

The Real Change We Meant: According to a NY Times editorial, President Obama can stop, or at least slow down, the efforts of mining companies trying to practice mountaintop mining. All he has to do is order the Corps of Engineers to stop issuing permits. [NY Times] Status Quo at Six Flags: In an earnings [...]

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Tags: Business · Courier-Journal · Green · Jerry Abramson · Six Flags · Steve Beshear

Set for a Wild Ride at Six Flags

March 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment

In Friday’s New York Times, an article about the financial problems facing the Six Flags theme park company discussed the company’s attempts to avoid a Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It mentioned some complicated financial information detailing the company’s $300 million debt payment coming due. For parks like Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom, the story presents a new [...]

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Tags: Advertising · Business · Economy · Six Flags