FOOD & DRINK
Louisville woman wins $225,000 from Ky. Lottery scratch-off ticket
A Louisville woman won $225,000 after buying a Kentucky Lottery scratch-off ticket at the Kroger on Bardstown Road Tuesday.
Craft House Pizza opens 5th location
Volleyball player Jayme Scott graduated from Bellarmine in early May with a degree in Communication, but it has been a long road to get to where she is today. To kick off pride month, Mayor Craig Greenberg alongside LGBTQ advocates, raised the progress pride flag, showing how the city of Louisville is welcoming and accepting every month, not just during pride.
Oldham lawyer Jim Ballinger drowns; once was guest on 'Oprah' because of good deed
In 1973, as a third-grader at Louisville’s Frayser Elementary School, Jim Ballinger’s teacher gave him a book that had belonged to her late husband, a pioneering Black lawyer who founded one of the city’s first African American law firms and had died just before the start of the school year.
Kentucky native stuns judges on America's Got Talent, receives standing ovation
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky singer received a standing ovation after his performance on America's Got Talent Tuesday. And he's only 11 years old. Louisville native D'Corey Johnson wowed the audience in Tuesday's episode, making a quick impression on the crowd and judges before showing off his pipes. "I...
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New fried chicken restaurant | Drag brunch | A MasterChef in Louisville
Hello Louisville foodies, here's some news: this will be my last dining newsletter. After more than four years, I am leaving the Courier Journal this week for new adventures. It's been an honor to get to know Louisville through your favorite local restaurants, and I hope you continue to subscribe and enjoy this newsletter and the CJ food coverage.
Dreaming of Fall Already? Here are the Best Spooky Summer Events and Destinations Around the Tri-State to Beat the Heat
Are you a fall and Halloween enthusiast like myself? Can't wait to cozy up on the couch with a mug of spiced cider with your favorite blanket for a horror movie marathon? Same! I am living for the spooky girl aesthetic 365, even as the heat of the summer is on like Donkey Kong. Here are some fun activities to keep our favorite holiday and season close to heart despite the humidity.
Churchill Downs Announces Changes Following Several Horse Deaths
Churchill Downs announced new measures Thursday following an emergency meeting to address 12 recent horse deaths at the race track. The home of the Kentucky Derby will restrict horses to four starts during a rolling eight-week window. Churchill Downs will also pause incentives such as trainer ...
Celebrate National Donut Day at North Lime Coffee & Donuts
Celebrate National Doughnut Day at North Lime Donuts. Get ready for hole-some specials + giveaways during this doughnut shop's busiest day of the year.
Louisville chef wins Guy Fieri's Food Network show, and $20,000
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Louisville chef took home the title in a Food Network competition last week. Executive chef and owner of Happy Belly Bistro, Ashlee Northington, won Guy's Grocery Games. Northington went up against four other chefs, but unlike other episodes where only two chefs make the finals,...
Lush greenery, pond and tranquil fountain set one Old Louisville garden apart. Take a peek
Bill and Becky Medley’s front yard boasts several new plantings that are just starting to bloom. "The winter took a real hard toll," Bill told The Courier Journal. "I had to put in all these (new) plantings — holly and boxwoods, and ferns." After last winter’s cold snap,...
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Percentage of US adults who have been: 34% Travelers can walk through part of the world's longest-known cave system in Mammoth Cave National Park. With more than 400 miles of explored caves and nearly 53,000 acres of land to explore, you can spend a whole day there and not even notice. If you're in more of a sporty mood, you can head north to Louisville for river cruises, horse racing at Churchill Downs, and baseball nostalgia at the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory.
Louisville's Clifton neighborhood will soon be home to a multi-million-dollar museum
Tucked away in Louisville’s Clifton neighborhood is the American Printing House for the Blind, or APH, a nonprofit that empowers and serves people who are blind or low vision by providing resources and services to create lifelong success. This year marks 165 years of APH. To celebrate this milestone,...
New program brings films to Louisville’s Waterfront Park
People looking for family-friendly, outdoor entertainment can plan to head to Waterfront Park for movie nights through October.
Orangutan at the Louisville Zoo gestures to meet babies
Everyone loves to look at newborn babies. Apparently, curiosity with newborns isn’t limited to just humans, however — orangutans also want in on the cuteness!. Recently, an orangutan at the Louisville Zoo in Kentucky noticed a visitor carrying an infant and motioned to the mother bring the child closer. When the mother, Kayla Jaylen Natsis, brought her 3-month-old son Jordan to the glass, the orangutan gazed at his face with interest. Then she appears to kiss the glass twice:
Councilwoman urges city to renovate, reopen Louisville's Algonquin Pool
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Algonquin Park is home to the only West End public pool, and it’s set to remain shuttered through this year’s sweltering summer months. Louisville Parks & Rec announced earlier this year the Algonquin Park pool will remain closed for renovations. Newly elected councilwoman Tammy...
California Fast-Casual Chain Heading to Kentucky and Tennessee
I love it when restaurant chains we've longed to have set up shop in Kentucky make the decision to expand and include our humble Commonwealth. And nine times out of ten, those chains are ones with which we are familiar. Relatively New California-Based Chain Coming to Kentucky and Tennessee. The...
Here's where to fish for free in Kentuckiana this weekend, even if you don't have a license
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Now that the weather is heating up, it's the perfect time to bring out the fishing gear and spend some quality time with your loved ones. Every year, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and Indiana Department of Natural Resources offers Free Fishing Days to everyone regardless of whether you live in the state or are just visiting.
Number 15 opens in Whiskey Row
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - On Thursday, Whiskey Row’s newest addition celebrated opening their doors for the first time along with Kentucky Statehood Day. Number 15 Social Hall is named after Kentucky becoming the 15th state to join the United States back in 1792. The five-story space brings multiple breweries...
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