As the show-stopping opener of the Kentucky Derby Festival, Thunder over Louisville is one of our city's most anticipated events. It is also one of the heaviest attended, meaning intense preparation is required to navigate the expected half-million people hoping to get a good view of the spectacle. Use this guide to plan everything from your driving route to your after-party activities.
Navigating the logistics of attending an event as big as Thunder over Louisville is stressful, even for seasoned Thunder veterans. Luckily, the Rauch Planetarium on UofL's campus is inviting visitors to enjoy pre-fireworks festivities -- and even the themselves -- in a completely new way: under their dome!
Louisville residents gathered on March 31, 2012 at the Louisville Waterfront to attend the Trayvon Martin Skittles Rally. Organizers Nikki Strong & Christopher 2X as well as hundreds in attendance for the cause!
After weeks of waiting, the lineup for Forecastle 2012 has been announced! Ten years of music, arts, and activism.
The Step out diabetes walk is set for Saturday morning at Waterfront Park.
Local news for Sept. 29, 2011
Last night marked the final WFPK Waterfront Wednesday of the year. They Might Be Giants headlined a beautiful evening along the water and commanded unified warfare within the crowd; sock puppet TMBG cover band The Avatars also made an appearance.
They Might Be Giants returns to Louisville to send off the last Waterfront Wednesday of the year. The band's other half, John Flansburgh, takes a moment to discuss the new record and sketchy situations.
A Louisville destination that every newbie should check out whether you are looking for exercise or a great view.
Battle the summertime boredom with one of these free or inexpensive adventures in the city.
Local news for May 18, 2011
Spend the night at the zoo, marvel at the winter's night sky at Bernheim, and meet Lincoln on the Waterfront.