“The Fair Board’s approval of a 50-year lease with our company means that a crucial step toward the reopening of Kentucky Kingdom has been taken.”
Louisville’s Tibetan Buddhist Center, the Drepung Gomang Institute, and the City of Louisville will be hosting the three-day event, called “Engaging Compassion,” which will begin on Sunday, May 19 at the YUM! Center when the Dalai Lama will present a public talk to an expected crowd of 16,000.
"Louisville will be better-positioned to host additional national and international events after the world's best riders compete on this course. And most important, cyclo-cross is an amazing experience for fans - expect an eclectic mix of lively spectators with an international flavor and high-energy action on the course."
Carly Johnson and one of the city’s best guitarists, Craig Wagner teaming up for a super show.
"Of course it's a Christmas Tree. What else would it be?"
Sunday afternoon, motorcycles, trucks and various military vehicles took to Main Street as part of the second annual Veterans Day parade in celebration of Louisville's veterans.
“These veterans deserve our respect and thanks and I hope all Louisvillians will come out and help salute these brave men and women.”
For its 32nd year, the city’s annual celebration launching the holiday season is expanding and moving to 4th Street, creating a four-block festival of lights set to music between the Galt House and Fourth Street Live.
“Louisville offers so many of the advantages of a much larger city but with greater affordability and ease of getting around – it’s a great and affordable place for people of all ages.”
“This Fall Hike through our beautiful Jefferson Memorial Forest with leaves ablaze in color has become a yearly tradition for many people,” Mayor Fischer said. “And we continue adding ways for it to be both fun and healthy – with a new 5K run/walk the latest attraction.”
“The study clearly shows that our investment in Fourth Street Live has been wise for our city and for the state in general,” Mayor Greg Fischer said.
Where else could you find creative dishes, good Kentucky bourbon and a guy who got the honor of holding a giant orange fork?