July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
Explore “Old Louisville” through the memory books of historical ‘Louisville Time
“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
Authors Sam and Debbie Thomas share the stores of Crescent Hill at The Filson
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...
July 29, 2012 - 8:07pm
Author John E. Findling brings the history of Crescent Hill to Carmichael’s
Head out to everybody’s favorite local bookstore this Sunday, February 12th at 4pm, and join local author John E. Findling as he presents a diverse look at one of Louisville’s most popular boroughs.
I’ve already waxed poetic many a turn about Louisville’s love and loyalty to its many distinct neighborhoods. You get the vibe from my flow. But how much do you know about the yesteryears of your favorite Louisville locales? There is probably a lot more to your choice neighborhood...
July 29, 2012 - 8:01pm
Sink or Swim: The Library remembers The Great Flood of ‘37 with a panel discussi
Seventy-five years ago the Ohio flooded our River City in Louisville’s worst natural disaster of the 20th century. Join a team of local historians, authors and journalists this Tuesday, February 7th at 7pm, as the Library explores the extraordinary measures taken during The Great Flood.
My Grandfather was seventeen-years-old when the city of Louisville was swallowed alive by the surging waters of the Ohio some seven decades ago. The pictures are old and grainy – depicting a Louisville in a faded mantle of sepia and smoke that looks so unfamiliar to the streets we now traipse...
July 29, 2012 - 8:07pm
Carmichael's is the place to be tonight for any sports fan.  From 7:00-8:30pm, author Philip von Borries will discuss his newest book, The Louisville Baseball Almanac.  Learn about Louisville's rich history in the sport known as America's favorite pasttime. 
When most people think about Louisville or the state of Kentucky and sports, their first thought goes directly to the intense basketball rivalry between the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky.  However, in Louisville, there is a deep history rooted in baseball, extending beyond...
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