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  • Gotta go? Company launches bathroom-finding app
    A new app from a Cincinnati public company could be just what you need when you “gotta go.” Mason, Ohio-based cleaning supply provider Cintas Corp. (Nasdaq: CTAS) launched a free restroom-finder app called “Got to Go” today. The app allows users to see a map of nearby restrooms designated by three different colors: Green for top-rated clean restrooms Yellow for low-rated dirty restrooms Blue for unrated restrooms. Users can view restroom ratings and rate restrooms ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-02-13By Erin Caproni
  • High-powered CEO councils often met with suspicion in other cities
    SCALA has faced pushback as it looks to improve air service, education and public safety, but groups of this kind in other cities also have faced controversy. ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-02-13By Marty Finley
  • 10 things to do under $5 this week in Louisville (2/12)
    MONDAY Louisville Neighborhood Trivia – Neighborhood Roundtable Four Pegs Beer Lounge Free (RSVP encouraged)  |  5:30-8 p.m. Test your knowledge of Louisville at this neighborhood trivia night with Louisville historian and former Metro Council President Tom Owen. The beginning of the event will be set aside for networking, and the trivia will begin at 6 p.m. The event is free, but attendees are asked to RSVP through the Facebook event page. GameKnights Valentine’s Day Special! ... read more
    Source: Leo DrinkPublished on 2018-02-12By Ethan Smith
  • Crestwood’s Rolling Fork Spirits is blending two unlikely spirits
    Crestwood-based Rolling Fork Spirits has a new product — a blend of 12-year-old Trinidad rum, aged in bourbon barrels, and a five-year-old cask-strength rye whiskey. Rolling Fork is a new company, and this blend, called Fortuitous Union, is its first release. It went on sale in the Louisville market in December and, more recently, in the Chicago market. "We were able to marry two delicious spirits—rum and rye—together to create something unlike anything on the ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-02-12By David A. Mann
  • KentuckyOne doubled earnings in 2Q, Jewish Hospital organization still bleeding millions
    KentuckyOne Health Inc. almost doubled its earnings in the second quarter of its fiscal year while Jewish Hospital and St. Mary’s Healthcare Inc. continues to lose money, according to a recently published financial report. The increased earnings appears to be a bright spot for KentuckyOne, a statewide hospital and health care provider headquartered in Louisville. For the end of the fiscal 2017, ended June 30, KentuckyOne's earnings were down by 31 percent, compared to fiscal ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-02-12By Chris Larson
  • JCPS names its new superintendent
    Jefferson County Public Schools has picked its new superintendent. On Sunday night, the Jefferson County Board of Education announced the selection of Marty Pollio, who has been leading the district in an interim role since Donna Hargens left in July. “Dr. Pollio stepped in to lead our district on an interim basis during a very difficult time,” said JCBE board chair Diane Porter in a news release. “During the past eight months, he’s brought stability, ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-02-12By Shea Van Hoy
  • How this Frankfort Avenue house became a bourbon-themed rental home (PHOTOS)
    Tamara Frank's fascination with bourbon started out as a mix of curiosity and confusion. Her interest in the industry grew as she frequented Louisville restaurants with long bourbon lists. What was the difference, she wondered, if she ordered a single-barrel bourbon as opposed to a small batch? "I just didn't know what all that meant," she said. Determined to educate herself on the brown liquor's nuances, she started researching the industry and fell in love ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-02-09By Marty Finley
  • 5 things to do this weekend in Louisville (2/9)
    FRIDAY Galentine’s Day 3 with Girls Rock Louisville Block Party Handmade Boutique No cover  |  6-10 p.m. Celebrate Galentine’s Day, the holiday when “women celebrate women,” with Girls Rock Louisville. The night will feature music by Glitteroke and Blind Peace (a band of alums from Girls Rock), beer from West Sixth Brewing, a waffle-making station, a DIY Galentine’s Day card station, a raffle and a shop filled with art and merchandise by over 20 local, ... read more
    Source: Leo DrinkPublished on 2018-02-09By Ethan Smith
  • Where to find the best Valentine’s Day candy in Louisville
    Valentine’s Day is near, and when you’re buying sweets for your sweet, why not consider these local candy stores? This list covers the gamut — from gourmet chocolates to classic candies from your childhood. And honestly, shopping at one of these stores is infinitely better than picking through the leftovers at Kroger. Amore di Mona Online and at various locations While Amore di Mona does not have a storefront, it is a local candy maker ... read more
    Source: Leo DrinkPublished on 2018-02-09By Scott Recker
  • UK extended its lease for Rupp Arena — here’s what’s in the deal
    The University of Kentucky and the Lexington Center Corp. has signed a new 15-year lease for UK basketball in Rupp Arena. Under the agreement LCC will receive a yearly lease payment from UK Athletics of $1.9 million for 28 events, according to a news release. "We are gratified by the commitment the Lexington Center has made to continuing to improve the fan experience through upgrades to technology and other amenities," UK athletics director Mitch Barnhart ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-02-09By Carolyn Tribble Greer
  • FIRST LOOK: Peek inside this new-to-market doughnut shop
    The story of how North Lime Coffee and Donuts began sounds like the opening to a bad joke. "A mortgage broker, a pastor and an engineer walk into a bar..." Joe Ross said with a laugh. But in all seriousness, that is how the coffee and donut spot got its start in Lexington six years ago. Ross, the former mortgage broker, and Heidi Hays, the engineer, started talking about the idea, and they soon brought ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-02-08By Bridgett Weaver
  • LEO Podcast #60: Project Improv
    Members of Project Improv stop by to preview their upcoming show, Improva-Sutra Burlesque and Comedy Extravaganza, which is at The Bard’s Town Feb. 9-10. The post LEO Podcast #60: Project Improv appeared first on LEO Weekly. ... read more
    Source: Leo DrinkPublished on 2018-02-08By Scott Recker
  • Why Lonely Planet says Kentucky is a best place to visit this year
    Kentucky is one of 10 destinations on the 2018 Best in the U.S. list from Lonely Planet. The travel website says the 10 destinations are "underrated, rejuvenated and out-of-this-world spots." The spots don't seem to be in a particular order, but Kentucky's Bourbon Country is listed at No. 8. The site says Bourbon Country is "the golden triangle between Louisville, Lexington and Elizabethtown" and that it offers "an enticing network of the country’s most well-known ... read more
    Source: Business First DrinkPublished on 2018-02-08By Carolyn Tribble Greer
  • The 2018 Literary LEO Winners
    The one job you wouldn’t want this year is judge for Literary LEO 2018. OK, maybe: bathroom specialist on Trump’s housecleaning crew… just ew… Anyway… this year’s submissions of short fiction, poetry and photos, black and white and color, were exceptionally good, reflecting the klieg light-powered talent in our community. Paring them down was grueling. But someone has to win. No participation trophies here, bud! Well, actually, on page 20 you will find an entry ... read more
    Source: Leo DrinkPublished on 2018-02-07By Scott Recker
  • The powerbrokers’ intentions: Two views from inside SCALA
    News that 70, now 80, wealthy business people and other powerbrokers have met on key Louisville issues immediately drew comparisons to the Illuminati, a clichéd reference to any secretive organization that has power outside of government. Yet keeping secret such a large group is like hiding an elephant; local media just missed that it existed until Insider Louisville broke the story (and disclosed that one of Insider’s major donors is David Jones Jr., a prominent ... read more
    Source: Leo DrinkPublished on 2018-02-07By Scott Recker

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