Tuesday Morning’s a Good Time To Give Back

The 12th Annual Louisville Jewish Film Festival is February 13-21. [JCC]

Nope, Louisville still doesn’t have a crime problem. Not at all. [C-J]

What’s the future of the old Cafe Mimosa have in store for the Highlands? [Broken Sidewalk]

Dare to Care’s Kids Cafe is expanding to five nights per week to feed youth at risk of hunger. SO GIVE BACK! Don’t let the disaster in Haiti let you forget about our responsibilities here at home. [Give Back to Dare to Care]

Yesterday Jim King officially announced his candidacy for mayor by releasing his stance on libraries and parks. [Sheldon Shafer]

Today’s the last day to file for office in Kentucky. You ready, crazies? You’ve only got til 4:00 P.M. [Page One]

This Sunday you should be at Locust Grove talking about the architectural history of Louisville. [Consuming Louisville]

Rand Paul’s demand that Trey Grayson resign is a little bit out of this world. [Fat Lip]

If that Genny’s Diner guy would sell me that house that’s almost burned down a couple times for $1,000? I’d buy it. And he’d stay out of jail. [C-J]

Wake Up and Give Back While Getting Coffee

If you’re a lover of Louisville and a history geek, your heart could skip beats over this story: Grandeur of Fourth and Chestnut Past. [Broken Sidewalk]

When complaining that your mayoral candidate isn’t treated fairly, it’s probably not a good idea to suggest other candidates have no gay people involved in their campaign. Especially when all of the other candidates, excluding Chris Thieneman, have had had the gays involved since day one. [Just Saying]

Kentucky is getting some sweet, sweet stim-uh-liss cash. Jefferson County is receiving $162,439,323. [Track It]

Dear AP Stylebook: Could you please spell “Web site” like a normal person? [Facebook]

What on earth? Marianne Butler thinks she can be Metro Council President. [Sheldon Shafer]

The University of Louisville College Republicans have invited Trey Grayson to debate Rand Paul. Will he do it? [Press Release]

The AP destroyed the phony climategate scandal again. [AP via Yahoo!]

It’s kind of tough not to be excited about Heine Bros opening in the airport. Having a Starbucks alternative is extremely welcome. [C-J]

Donate hats, scarves and gloves to Volunteers of America at Heine Bros locations throughout the holidays. [Give Back]

Jim King will announce new public safety initiatives this morning. A press conference will take place outside Metro Police Department in the 2nd Division in the West End. He’ll be joined by community leaders and activists to address the ongoing increase in violent crime that impacts the entire community. [Press Release]

Wednesday Morning of Wasteful Spending & Such

The latest SurveyUSA/WHAS11 poll results for Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race are out. You probably won’t believe your eyes. [Page One]

We’ve mentioned it for a couple weeks, but here’s a follow-up on Allan McDonald’s talk at the University of Louisville. He’s a former NASA engineer who shared his insights on the Challenger disaster. He said the space organization ignored warnings about the dangers of cold weather launching. [C-J]

Jefferson County Public Schools superintendent Sheldon Berman loves wasting your money on fancy trips around the world.  And on fancy dinners. [The ‘Ville Voice]

Used cooking oil from University of Louisville restaurants will be used to fuel a campus shuttle bus in a research-based recycling project. [Press Release]

Give back to Olmstead by cleaning up Central Park this Saturday. [Consuming Louisville]

Don’t let your kids trick-or-treat in Shively. Cause some dude may snatch them and pull them inside his house. You never know. [They Get Letters]

At 10:30 today Mayor Jerry Abramson and Dr. Adewale Troutman will discuss the pig flu and how it will ruin our lives, forever, the end. [Media Advisory]

How much is the United States polluting? Check out this infographic of G-20 carbon emissions. [Fast Company]

Will Louisville ever be a green metropolis like this? [Broken Sidewalk]