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  • 2018 goal: 
don’t drink hairspray
    We’re now a couple of weeks into 2018, and resolutions are rampant as the “new year, new you!” propaganda permeates through every vessel of modern advertisements. From strict new diet regimens to that workout sensation we’ve finally committed to (for now), folks are working to start off their year (much like each new year) on the right foot. Louisville is no exception, as I’ve seen many a friend bemoaning their January commitment to the Whole30 ... read more
    Source: Leo DrinkPublished on 2018-01-17By leoweekly
  • The capsaicin epidemic
    Several years ago, stories arose about  middle schools around the U.S. banning Flamin’ Hot Cheetos. Why? Because the administrations feared students were becoming addicted to the spicy snacks. It even led to teachers confiscating the fiery treats. Has the addiction spread? Or, perhaps, has it even worsened? I say this in part because recently a friend told me a story about a young man he knows — the identities of these people will remain secret, ... read more
    Source: Leo DrinkPublished on 2018-01-17By leoweekly
  • Savage Love: Bloody Business
    Q: I’m a professional dominatrix, and I thought I’d seen everything in the last five years. But this situation completely baffled the entire dungeon. This middle-aged guy, seemingly in fine health, booked an appointment with me and my colleague for one hour of some very light play and a golden shower to finish off with. We did no CBT, no cock rings, no trauma to the dick area at all, no ass play, no sounding ... read more
    Source: Leo DrinkPublished on 2018-01-17By leoweekly
  • Eiderdown, back to its Germantown roots, remains a delight
    When I hear news that a restaurant has decided to make big changes, I worry. Over the years we’ve seen more than a few popular establishments decide to reinvent themselves in some significant way. Remember them? Nope, me either. That’s because changing courses in the middle of the stream too often begins a sad slide … Continue reading Eiderdown, back to its Germantown roots, remains a delight The post Eiderdown, back to its Germantown ... read more
    Source: Hotbytes EatPublished on 2018-01-17By Robin Garr
  • Louisville philanthropist scoops up Republic Building
    The building had been owned by Florida developer Hudson Holdings. ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-01-16By Marty Finley
  • 10 things to do under $5 this week in Louisville (1/15)
    MONDAY Game KnightsKaijuFree  |  7 p.m.Test your board-gaming skills (under the influence of beer or bourbon) at Game Knights. This weekly event, hosted by Nerd Louisville and “Squire,” of Book & Music Exchange (The Highlands), provides a choice selection of board games for you to play with friends. Come early to ensure a spot at the table, and feel free to bring your own board games. Lactobacillus in Kentucky CommonGoodwood Brewing Co.No cover  |  7-10 ... read more
    Source: Leo DrinkPublished on 2018-01-15By Ethan Smith
  • Prominent Bardstown Road restaurant closes
    A prominent restaurant in the Highlands has closed after 24 years. Asiatique, which served a Pacific Rim fusion cuisine, closed on Friday. Co-owner Peng Looi confirmed the restaurant's closure to Louisville Business First in a Facebook message. The restaurant was at 1767 Bardstown Road, between Maryland and Speed avenues. Pablito Sembillo, the other owner in the restaurant, is listed as the president of Asiatique on the Kentucky Secretary of State's website. Looi did not say ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-01-12By Bridgett Weaver
  • 5 things to do this weekend in Louisville (1/12)
    FRIDAY Catch a show!Mag Bar and KaijuBoth $5  |  Times varyMag Bar is hosting a night of punk and pop music with performances (starting at 10 p.m.) by the post-punk band On The Bang, Milwaukee’s own power-pop fuzz band Faux Fiction and a punk band with a dash of new wave pop — The Feedback. Or you could join Kaiju for a night of local music (starting at 9 p.m.) with alternative band Bruised Fruit, ... read more
    Source: Leo DrinkPublished on 2018-01-12By Ethan Smith
  • These were the most expensive home sales in Jefferson County in December
    If you pay attention to this sort of thing, then you probably recall that last month we published the most expensive home sales in Jefferson County for 2017 — but only through Dec. 1. This was in addition to our regular monthly report on the most expensive home sales. Now, we have the data for December, and you can see the 25 most expensive home sales in Jefferson County — along with relevant information — in ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-01-12By Carolyn Tribble Greer
  • INSIDE LOOK: Check out Kindred Healthcare’s new headquarters expansion
    Kindred Healthcare Inc. officially revealed its downtown Louisville headquarters expansion to the public Thursday afternoon. The new space is in a six-story, 147,000-square-foot building that cost about $39.5 million. It was designed to facilitate learning, development and interaction, said Steve Cunanan, Kindred's chief administrative and chief people officer. Cunanan gave Louisville Business First photographer William DeShazer and me a tour of the new space. Check it out the slideshow above.… ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-01-11By Chris Larson
  • This new Louisville restaurant already is expanding its hours
    The Nordic-themed slider bar that opened in Louisville in November already plans to extend its hours. Oskar's Slider Bar, 3799 Poplar Level Road, near the Louisville Zoo, posted on Facebook this week that it will serve lunch, starting tomorrow. New hours for the slider bar will be 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The restaurant opened just after Thanksgiving, in the 3,400-square-foot space that formerly housed Teena's Pizza. Check out our slideshow from when it opened. ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-01-11By Bridgett Weaver
  • Louisville nonprofit names new CEO
    A Louisville nonprofit organization that works to protect some of the city's most popular parks has a new president and CEO. Olmsted Parks Conservancy on Thursday announced it hired Layla George, a Louisville native, for the positions. George has a background in nonprofit leadership, fundraising and land conservation along with experience in farming and the local foods movement. Her first day will be Feb. 5. Most recently, she served as director of development for Louisville ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-01-11By Shea Van Hoy
  • FIRST LOOK: Former riverfront dive gets major makeover as Barrelhouse
    Andrew Collins loves to see people’s strange reactions when they walk through the door of his new restaurant, The Barrelhouse on Market, for the first time. Collins and his wife, Michelle, completely overhauled the Jeffersonville bar and restaurant, which used to be home to a dark, smoky dive called The Levee. "Anyone that's been here before, they're frozen," he said, "just standing there confused." The Barrelhouse, at 1005 W. Market St. in Jeffersonville, opened on ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-01-11By Bridgett Weaver
  • What JCPS is doing to attract more bus drivers
    Jefferson County Public Schools has 180 open bus-driver positions, so its sweetening its offer for the jobs. Louisville Business First news partner WHAS-TV reports that the school system is raising wages for the jobs to $21.65 an hour from $16.95. The school system also offers a $150 bonus for drivers who stay 90 days and a $200 attendance bonus every pay period. Mike Raisor, JCPS chief operations officer, told WHAS that there is "a national ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-01-11By WHAS-TV — A content partner to Business First
  • Frankfort Avenue soon will have a champagne bar
    Art and champagne will mingle in the newly renovated space. ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-01-11By Bridgett Weaver

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