Before the recession inspired people to take a "staycation" the Chow Wagon was Louisville's excuse for a relaxing hometown day off. It's one part state fair, one part day at the park, and one part grownups playing hookey with their friends for a cheerful drink or three.
Two sportswriting hacks, a local radio "personality", a preschooler, and a professional turf writer/handicapper enter a Battle Royale of Handicapping for the 25 races of the Oaks and Derby cards. Who will come out on top?
Unless jockeys have gotten tall and have ample cleavage, that is
Rodney Atkins is set to perform tomorrow night, Derby Eve, as part of Kroger's Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront.
Kentucky Derby culture is lost on this non-native, but it brings us all together in a small town way.
This downtown red carpet event justly calls itself, "The one Derby party you'll feel good about the morning after."
If you're looking for a Derby party far from the madness of Churchill Downs, check out the live music, freshly made BBQ, and unpretentious atmosphere of the Hillbilly Outfield.
The infield is full of booze, boobs, and bad ideas - and we're sharing the best of the worst.
It's the event with the most exclusive guest list and the best celebrities in Louisville. And, we'll be bringing you all the action before, during and after the party!
Offer on Craigslist is "limited" to the first 50 people
As we get through Thursday of Derby Week (the last day of the week for most in the Louisville are), It's high time to join in the Dance.
Country star Rodney Atkins will do his best Friday night to give the Derby Eve Jam some of its former glory.