September 21, 2012 - 8:15am
Where else could you find creative dishes, good Kentucky bourbon and a guy who got the honor of holding a giant orange fork?
The 2012 Idea Festival's Taste of Innovation event left the taste of Braised Beef Cheeks on the palate and left the air buzzing with new and inventive food combinations at Churchill Downs last night. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer even took home the newly christened Orange Fork Award as the...
May 24, 2012 - 4:51pm
“Louisville is one of the best cities in the world and it deserves the best city government in the world – best at economic development, best at protecting our citizens, best at responding to emergencies,” Fischer said. “This budget helps us start to achieve those goals and sets us on the right course.”
Back in January, we reported that Louisville’s new mayor, Greg Fischer, was projecting a $12 million deficit in the current fiscal year ending June 30, and a $20-30 million deficit in next fiscal year. At that time, the mayor said: "There have been some cities that declared...
March 21, 2012 - 10:15am
Ready to read for free in some new and improved swank? The Fairdale branch of the Louisville Free Public Library is opening its fresh doors this Saturday, March 24th at 1pm.
A cosmetic overall doesn’t always need to walk hand-in-hand with vanity, a shallow soul and botox. As an unabashed (and quite obvious – seriously, it’s absurd how much eye-liner I use. No.
July 29, 2012 - 7:01pm
“Bill Summers defines the term, public servant. For more than four decades, he has been a skilled leader, a thoughtful adviser and a true conscience for mayor after mayor. No one has shown more dedication to improving his hometown than William Summers IV.”
William Summers IV, who has served top leadership roles in Louisville city government over four decades and is currently Chief Administrative Officer overseeing all aspects of public safety, announced today that he will retire, effective March 1. “It has been an honor to serve my...
December 7, 2011 - 5:26pm
“There are instances in which overtime is scheduled and absolutely necessary to keep our city functioning, but unfortunately it seems as though overtime pay is, at the very least, overused and, at worst, abused.”
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer recently learned that three city employees have earned more than $50,000 in overtime pay this year alone. Saying he’s concerned that overtime pay is unnecessarily costing taxpayers millions of dollars each year, Mayor Fischer today ordered a citywide review...