July 29, 2012 - 6:51pm
The eyes of the nation will be upon Louisville on the first Saturday in May, but the real Derby celebration begins in the weeks leading up to the big race. Use this guide to the multiple Derby-related events taking place in the coming days and plan your own "run for the roses."
The Kentucky Derby has always seemed both an integral part of and wholly separate from Louisville, the town where it has been held annually on the first Saturday in May for almost 140 years. Its home track, Churchill Downs, with its iconic ivory spires and stockpile of rose garlands, is a name and...
July 29, 2012 - 6:50pm
No need to cover ears here. We can talk Derby with the little guys, too.
It's on. Derby week is here and there are loads of family-friendly events this year. Bygone are the days of adults-only fun or languid boat races; this year, the entire family can celebrate the week-long party that shows our city in its finest. See the listing below for a few ideas.
July 29, 2012 - 6:59pm
If the Jockey Silks Bourbon Bar, on the second floor of the Galt House’s Rivue Tower, looks like the kind of place where John Wayne would have been comfortable downing tequila, well, that’s because John Wayne did drink tequila here.
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July 29, 2012 - 6:49pm
Or, the Louisville Pride Festival had an entry in this year's Pegasus Parade, and this was not it...
Taking a day away from historic Churchill Downs to do some chores and spend a little time with the family before a whilwind weekend,your intrepid reporter loaded up the minivan and ventured downtown to the 55th annual Pegasus Parade.
July 29, 2012 - 6:49pm
At Tuesday evening's Republic Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Pegasus Parade Preview Party visitors got a sneak peek at each float and inflatable that will be featured in Thursday's KDF Pegasus Parade.
By Josh Cook
There was plenty to be found at the Republic Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Pegasus Parade Preview Party.
From floats to giant balloons, from clowns to cloggers, to a little boy who was briefly lost from his parents there was plenty to find Tuesday night at the Kentucky Exposition...