"Ghost stories are truly a part of the culture here in Old Louisville," says Councilman David James of the Sixth District. "Fun events like the Ghost Walk help display what makes Old Louisville a unique and interesting place to live and visit."
Crowdfunding (sometimes called crowd financing or micro-financing) is a new and growing method for small businesses and entrepreneurs to raise funding. Instead of the traditional approach of seeking a bank loan, individuals can connect with friends, colleagues and others through social media to seek capital.
Local news for Oct. 26, 2011
"As mayor, he highlighted crime reduction and law enforcement. In the aftermath of the attack on the World Trade Center, Mayor Giuliani gained international recognition for his impeccable leadership in the wake of the worst attack on American soil."
Local news for Oct. 25, 2011
"The Code Red system is easy to use and gets information to people quickly so they can protect themselves and their families."
Hops, Shops, & Chardonnay showcased the many and varied local businesses across the river.
Local news for Oct. 24, 2011
Public relations pro Deirdre Breakenridge to speak at Bellarmine
"Everybody in this body knows that the American people want us to do something about the jobs crisis. What Republicans have been saying is that raising taxes on business owners isn't the way to do it."
Mitch McConnell and his fellow Republicans agrily charge that government does not create jobs. Only the private sector creates jobs. This is ridiculous. Governments provide real and valuable services to people who pay for them with real and valuable dollars. And real and valuable people do the work... until those governments get starved, the workers all get laid off, and the services stop being provided.
Mitch McConnell's cynical and callous attitude toward the unemployed stems from more than his single-minded focus on bringing down the duly elected president of the United States of America. Those segments of society hardest hit by high unemployment didn't vote for Republicans even before they were unemployed.