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  • Upscale Louisville restaurant closes after seven-year run
    Gary's on Spring, an upscale restaurant in Louisville's Irish Hill neighborhood, has closed. A message about the closing was posted to the restaurant's Facebook page yesterday: "It's with a heavy heart that I have to announce we are closing after seven years. I want to thank all our guests for their support over the years. It was a pleasure serving, and getting to know so many great people. I will leave with some fond memories, ... read more
    Source: Business First EatPublished on 2018-02-21By David A. Mann
  • Bar, restaurant opening side-by-side in growing dining district
    Both the bar and the restaurant will fill a hole in the area. ... read more
    Source: Business First EatPublished on 2018-02-21By Bridgett Weaver
  • Bar, restaurant opening side-by-side in growing dining district
    Both the bar and the restaurant will fill a hole in the area. ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-02-21By Bridgett Weaver
  • FIRST LOOK: Joe’s Older than Dirt reopened today — have a look inside
    Whether it's a marriage proposal, memories of playing in the courtyard as a kid or drinks after a softball game, many in the Louisville area have memories associated with Joe's Older than Dirt. Now, thanks to a few meetings and a lot of demand, more memories can be made at Joe's. The longtime Louisville bar and restaurant at 8131 New LaGrange Road has been revived, and it reopened today after a two-year hiatus. The bar, ... read more
    Source: Business First EatPublished on 2018-02-21By Bridgett Weaver
  • FIRST LOOK: Joe’s Older than Dirt reopened today — have a look inside
    Whether it's a marriage proposal, memories of playing in the courtyard as a kid or drinks after a softball game, many in the Louisville area have memories associated with Joe's Older than Dirt. Now, thanks to a few meetings and a lot of demand, more memories can be made at Joe's. The longtime Louisville bar and restaurant at 8131 New LaGrange Road has been revived, and it reopened today after a two-year hiatus. The bar, ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-02-21By Bridgett Weaver
  • Three Louisville restaurants get AAA’s Four-Diamond awards this year
    AAA has come out with its Four-Diamond and Five-Diamond awards for the top restaurants in the country. Louisville has no Five-Diamond designations, but it has three that merited Four Diamonds: the English Grill at the Brown Hotel, Vincenzo's and Z's Oyster Bar & Steakhouse. If you've been paying attention, you'll notice that we dropped from four restaurants on the list last year. That's because Corbett's, An American Place — the fourth restaurant on last year's ... read more
    Source: Business First EatPublished on 2018-02-21By Carolyn Tribble Greer
  • Three Louisville restaurants get AAA’s Four-Diamond awards this year
    AAA has come out with its Four-Diamond and Five-Diamond awards for the top restaurants in the country. Louisville has no Five-Diamond designations, but it has three that merited Four Diamonds: the English Grill at the Brown Hotel, Vincenzo's and Z's Oyster Bar & Steakhouse. If you've been paying attention, you'll notice that we dropped from four restaurants on the list last year. That's because Corbett's, An American Place — the fourth restaurant on last year's ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-02-21By Carolyn Tribble Greer
  • EXCLUSIVE: Louisville ad agency moving to 111 Whiskey Row
    The company will triple its space with the move. ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-02-21By Carolyn Tribble Greer
  • Two Gunshots: A Father’s Plea
    The early morning is cold, the kind of cold that tightens your skin and stings your eyes. Already Dean Walker has had a standoff with a stubborn garage door. He suspects the cold might have caused it to seize up, too. It hasn’t done that to him. Life has taught him that you must move forward, even if you don’t move on. He’ll have to figure out the door when he gets home, but he ... read more
    Source: Leo DrinkPublished on 2018-02-21By leoweekly
  • …A Father’s Words – What he is compelled to do
    [Editor’s note: This is an excerpt of a speech Dean Walker gave in December at the First Unitarian Church of Louisville, during a vigil sponsored by Moms Demand Action/Kentucky Chapter in commemoration of the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut.] Chapter 1 Savannah Jeanne Walker It’s 3:15 a.m., [plays cellphone ringtone]. It’s the sound that pierces the heart, soul and conscience of every parent who has a child who ... read more
    Source: Leo DrinkPublished on 2018-02-21By leoweekly
  • You were born to be a problem
    In “the Souls of Black Folk” W.E.B. Du Bois eloquently penned, “Between me and the other world there is ever an unasked question: unasked by some through feelings of delicacy; by others through the difficulty of rightly framing it. All, nevertheless, flutter round it, ‘How does it feel to be a problem?’” How does it feel not to just have a problem… but to be the problem? That your very existence, the fact you are ... read more
    Source: Leo DrinkPublished on 2018-02-21By leoweekly
  • The State of Black Louisville 2018
    The State of Black Louisville 2018 report, produced by the Louisville Urban League, is not a dense compilation of numbers and charts and footnotes and promises. It is a collection of over 40 essays on jobs, justice, education, health, housing and more, written by experts from within the city. Its comprehensiveness is eclipsed only by the breadth of the issues and disparities it outlines for African-Americans in Louisville. But the essays also include recommendations and ... read more
    Source: Leo DrinkPublished on 2018-02-21By leoweekly
  • Thorns & Roses: The Worst, Best & Most Absurd
    GOP = more shootings Pssst… Want to know a secret? If you want more, better gun control, vote Democratic, because the GOP will continue to blame mass shootings on everything but guns. Take Gov. Matt “Oblivious” Bevin, who said video games are the cause: “There is zero upside to any of this being in the public domain, let alone in the minds and hands and homes of our young people.” It took our dear LEO ... read more
    Source: Leo DrinkPublished on 2018-02-21By leoweekly
  • auralgamiSOUNDS celebrates three years
    The DIY record label is throwing a three-day, 12-band event auralgamiSOUNDS, a local DIY record label led by JC Denison and Matt Dodds, hits genres all across the map, which is evident on Kirigami, a 14-song compilation that marks the company’s third year of existence. Ranging from the garage rock of Cereal Glyphs, to the compositional work of Rob Collier, to the proto-new-wave of BodyCocktail, the compilation will be released during Paper Anniversary 3, a ... read more
    Source: Leo DrinkPublished on 2018-02-21By leoweekly
  • Brett Dennen
    Northern California singer-songwriter Brett Dennen has many passions. And he enjoys incorporating those passions into his music, such as environmental activism, skiing and winemaking. The 38-year-old just released a five-song EP called Let’s… less than a month after wrapping up his annual “Lift” tour series — a month-long tour in January, during which he performs acoustically in ski resort towns along the Rocky Mountains, staying several days at each to promote awareness for climate change. ... read more
    Source: Leo DrinkPublished on 2018-02-21By leoweekly

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