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This Compassionate City Is So Compassionate

July 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

A new nickname for the River City could be the Bourbon City. The Kentucky Distillers’ Association is planning to open a satellite office in downtown Louisville because of its booming bourbon scene. [WDRB] Metro United Way is cutting funding to about a dozen charities in the Louisville area, leaving some of the nonprofits scrambling to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Charity · Death · Education · Guns · Indiana · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Police · Race · West End

Corrupt UofL Honchos Still Fighting Transparency

July 2nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Storm and tornado-resistant homes being built at the site of former public housing in Louisville. Right now, multi-million dollar development is under construction in the Smoketown neighborhood. [WDRB] A federal judge today ruled that same-sex couples have a right to marry in Kentucky. [C-J/AKN] The Louisville Slugger Museum is extending its hours during the summer [...]

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Tags: Art · Death · Discrimination · Gays · Health Care · Housing · Immigration · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Ohio River Bridges · TARC · University of Louisville · West End

What’s Attica Scott Up To These Days, Kids?

June 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

For the past few weeks the only thing Metro Councilwoman Attica Scott has done is hold a Twitter discussion about the restoration of felon voting rights or something (we think that’s what it was about?). Which… uh… who knew so many people in District 1 who are interested in that are on Twitter? (Spoiler alert: [...]

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Seriously, Just Build The Damn Walmart Already

June 23rd, 2014 · 3 Comments

The heroin epidemic is terrible but no one is paying attention to a group of people having a funtimes walk on the Big Four Bridge. [WDRB] All the fights over the West End Walmart are adding up to be some of the dumbest in years here in Possibility City. There is NOTHING in that part [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Economy · Guns · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Legal · Possibility City · Sports · University of Kentucky · West End · Youth

How Out-Of-Touch Is The 1st Dist Councilwoman?

June 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

Just how out of touch is Attica Scott? She seems to believe her entire job should revolve around social media. Since she’s a lame duck, you can bet she’s gonna use social media to make sure she does next to nothing until her replacement takes office. So get a load of this press release: Councilwoman [...]

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Tags: Metro Council · West End

Fischer Content With Living In Fantasy World

June 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Louisville non-profit says the mayor’s proposed budget cuts its funding by more than $13,000. They say it’s money that could mean the difference between life and death. [WDRB] Greg Fischer says the LG&E fee compromise will cause pain. What planet is this man living on? As if the original proposal wasn’t even worse for [...]

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Tags: Business · Charity · Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Festival · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · LG&E · Music · Politics · Republican Party · Senate Race · Taxes · University of Louisville · West End

Attica Scott Really Is Spending Every Last Cent

June 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

Look, we love Brightside. Who doesn’t? This city owes the organization a lot. What we don’t love is when people like Attica Scott hold poorly planned clean-up and beautification events and don’t announce then until a couple days beforehand: FROM THE DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS Who on earth is able to get out there from 11:00 to [...]

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Tags: Metro Council · Possibility City · West End

Even New Albany Takes Unwanted Pets Seriously

June 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

New Albany Police Chief Todd Bailey has asked the Indiana State Police to investigate the New Albany Police Department. [WDRB] A Metro Council committee last Tuesday tabled an effort to stop allowing new transitional housing and halfway shelters in certain west Louisville neighborhoods while members decide how to address neighborhood concerns about a proliferation of [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Charity · Chris Thieneman · Construction · Dogs · Economy · Ford · Greg Fischer · Housing · Indiana · Metro Council · Metro Government · Oops · Police · Poverty · State Government · West End

WAVE Continues Circling The “News” Toilet Bowl

May 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

A Louisville couple is moving ahead to expand their small business. Justin and Kristin Gilbert opened their small gelato shop about seven years ago in Norton Commons called Gelato Gilberto. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Council has scheduled a public hearing [TODAY] on Mayor Greg Fischer’s proposed 2014-15 metro budget. One likely topic of debate will [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Business · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Legal · LG&E · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Possibility City · Poverty · WAVE · West End · Youth

West Buechel Shenanigans Reaching Fever Pitch

May 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details] Broken headstones, overgrown grass and widespread vandalism: those are the conditions at Eastern Cemetery in the [...]

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