The Buzz on Louisville

There's a BUZZ going on in Louisville!  Check out some of the recent national and regional media coverage in Possibility City.

January 2014

Streetwise - East Market Street
This bourbon-sipping strip in the good-time NuLu neighborhood is the South's new hipster.

August/September 2013

Discover a cyclist's paradise in Derby City

I followed the ribbon of dirt downslope, descending quick and easy, before slowing my mountain bike to navigate a series of perfectly cambered 180-degree turns. Five miles of single-track trails crisscross Louisville, Kentucky’s Cherokee Park.

May 2013

America's New Manufacturing Boomtowns
Another big winner from the auto rebound has been Louisville-Jefferson County, KY, number 2 on our large cities list.

January 2013

Top 10 U.S. Travel Destinations for 2013
Our 2013 picks are literally all over the map: once-in-a-lifetime northern lights, new top-tier museums, moose trails, Polynesian paradise and barrels of bourbon. Enjoy, and send us a postcard!

December 2013

20 Must See Places for 2014
Louisville's Whiskey Revolution is making a splash.  When the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience opened this fall along cast-iron Whiskey Row, Main Street welcomed its first distillery in a century. 

August 2012

2012 Best of the Web Award Winners Announced
The 2012 Best of the Web awards, a joint endeavor of Government Technology and the Center for Digital Government, were announced Thursday, Aug. 23. First place winners are the state of Alabama, Orange County, Fla., and Louisville, Ky.

July 2012

Louisville, KY., States Future on Care for Elderly
This entrepreneurial city, the largest along the 981-mile Ohio River, is adept at understanding how geography, resources and new markets can be turned into business opportunities.

May 2012

Louisville, Kentucy's Bourbon Renewal
In a state where the number of aging whiskey barrels outnumbers residents, Louisville, Kentucky, is betting its economy can get a serious buzz by better exploiting its world-famous bourbon heritage.

May 2012

A Very Indulgent Guide to Louisville
Whether you're headed to the races or thinking about a future visit, enhance your trip with these Louisville experiences.

April 2012

The Impulsive Traveler: All that’s new in Louisville’s NuLu district
One glance at the roster of 40 bourbons on the menu at Harvest, and you know you’re in Louisville. But you might not expect the way the chef uses Kentucky’s favorite liquor as a dipping sauce for the fried chicken livers or to caramelize the carrots paired with an affordable crispy pork confit.

April 2012

Top 10 Cities for Affordable Vacations
Rich history, modern culture, free attractions and deep discounts make Louisville, Ky., a prime vacation destination for families. Home of the world-famous Kentucky Derby, Louisville prides itself in all things equine. Take a historic walking tour of Churchill Downs with admission to the Kentucky Derby Museum. Kids under five are admitted free, and AAA members receive discounts. Join in the citywide Derby Week celebration at the Kentucky Derby Festival and Thunder of Louisville, the largest fireworks display in America.

January 2012

Kentucky takes top honors in national magazine’s 2011 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition
The Commonwealth of Kentucky and Ford Motor Co. have earned the distinction of being named 2011 Economic Development Deal of the Year by national magazine Business Facilities.

July 2011
The Coolest Small Cities in America
Here's a pocket of our culture where dirt-cheap field-level tickets are available at the walk-up counter, where kids can run the bases after the game without getting tased.

July  2011
Three U.S. Cities Get Healthy
Read how Louisville, Oklahoma City and Seattle proved that it takes a community to fight obesity.
Within a year of the movement’s start, the number of African-Americans in downtown Louisville who ate at least five produce servings a day rose 20%. Thousands of people turned out for Hike & Bike events. And an estimated 75% of Metro Louisville residents got the health message via public service announcements and by attending events.