March 10, 2014 - 2:23pm
At 13th and Broadway sits a piece of Louisville history. Built for the civil war, it has had many incarnations - the current one sees it getting a completely new lease on life.
August 16, 2012 - 11:08am
Got the deep fried blues? Skip the State Fair this Sunday and settle in for a look at the history behind one of Louisville’s hippest neighborhoods. John Findling will bring his book ‘Louisville’s Crescent Hill’ to the Peterson Dumesnil House this Sunday at 2pm.
Ok, so perhaps this isn’t the first time we’ve sat down to discuss Mr. Findling. Or, for that matter, the first time we’ve discussed Louisville and its love of borough lore. But with a lethal combo of Back to School and Kentucky’s annual heartburn hoedown...
August 13, 2012 - 8:00am
First rule of horse stealing: Entice them with carrots or candy, but don't expect an ice cream cone to do the trick.
This article appeared in the August 2012 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com. I’m barreling across a large pasture in the passenger seat of a golf cart, armed with cones and a small tub of vanilla ice cream. The air is dry and the temperature is flirting...
July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
“Old Louisville” hasn’t always been so Old, folks. See this historic neighborhood through the eyes of one of its historical inhabitants as the The Filson Historical Society discusses the girlhood memory books of writer Melville Otter Briney this upcoming Friday, July 6th, at noon.
My life involves a lot of pinkies in high places. Not to brag or anything, but my current living situation affords me many a smug smile of pleasure as I casually lounge on my wrought iron balcony and/or wave to Ashley Judd’s father (he’s kind of my next door neighbor; we’re...
July 29, 2012 - 8:07pm
The Crescent Hill neighborhood gets touted again! Join local authors Sam and Debbie Thomas at The Filson tomorrow, Tuesday February 21st, at 6pm as they share the stories that contributed to the creation of their popular books.
So, just how cool is Crescent Hill? Make no mistake, the popular and eclectic borough has definitely won both Louisville’s local love and literary laud. As one of Louisville’s oldest and most beautiful neighborhoods – that also just happens to have the added bonus...