June 18, 2012 - 12:10pm
Inheriting a home from your parents is not unusual. Inheriting one that stretches back through six generations of your family is.
This article appeared in the May 2012 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com It’s easy to miss the Hikes-Hunsinger House as you drive down Hikes Lane in southeastern Louisville. Surrounded by the suburbia of the Hikes Point neighborhood, you...
May 10, 2012 - 10:38am
Saturdays…do they get boring? Do the children complain they have nothing to do? Tired of weekend TV and housework? Are you always looking for something new and fun? I have the answer, at least for one day!
On Saturday, May 19, 2012, The Speed Art Museum is offering Free Admission. It is International Art Museum Day and The Speed Museum wants you to celebrate with them. This free admission will extend to the Art Sparks Interactive Gallery and all Museum event and exhibits.
November 14, 2011 - 9:00am
The museum created from the Louisville Slugger annually welcomes tons of spectators and for good reason, as I look at in this Sports legends of the Ville landmark edition segment.
When I was a kid I remembered how the city was a buzz about the return of the Louisville Slugger, but more than that the building of not just a state of the art factory but of the museum as well.Now, the bat never went far from its hometown just across the river to Jeffersonville, Indiana in fact,...
November 11, 2011 - 9:59am
Kites are fun, colorful come in all shapes and sizes. Kids and adults alike love kites. Who would have thought kites would have a place in history? The Kentucky Museum of Arts and Crafts can tell us all about that.
Kentucky Museum of Art and Crafts is hosting a Kite making workshop this Saturday in conjunction with the Museum's Lewis and Clark Kite exhibition. Enjoy the exhibit and then spend 20-30 minutes learning how to make your own kite. Immediately following the workshop at 12:45pm,...
November 8, 2011 - 12:29am
Steamboats have been around since 1787 when John Fitch made his maiden voyage up the Delaware. When people think of them they think of the Belle of Louisville, Delta Queen and the Great Steamboat race every year at Derby time. Everyone is excited to see who is going to win those Golden Antlers. Kids and adults alike love the sound of the whistles and watching the turning of the great paddles on the back. It makes one wonder what James Howard saw through the lens of his camera at his tender young age when he began to photograph Steamboats in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Did he picture the steam billowing up through the big stacks? Did he see the soot on the bow and landing, even at times the clothing? James 'Captain Jim' Howard experienced all of this, and more...and his wonderful photography shows it all.
James ‘Captain Jim’ Howard, the owner of the Howard Shipyards, grandson of the company’s founder, James Howard and avid photographer documented the lives of his family and the years of the Steamboats, their voyages and his family’s traditions. They are a part of...