Oct 9 2014 Metro Council approves resolution to establish “Quiet Zone” for Parkland, Park DuValle and Park Hill area

In a unanimous vote, The Louisville Metro Council on Thursday night approved a resolution which will begin the process to establish a “Quiet Zone” at various railroad crossing in the Parkland, Park DuValle and Park Hill areas.

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Oct 9 2014 Cyclouvia Returns to Bardstown Road

The popular open streets event is coming back to where it all began, on Bardstown Road and Baxter Avenue, from Douglass Boulevard to East Broadway, Mayor Greg Fischer announced.

The next Cyclouvia will close Bardstown and Baxter to vehicular traffic on Sunday, October 12, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., with police-assisted crossings at Eastern Parkway and Grinstead Drive.

Oct 9 2014 ReSurfaced Welcomes Louisville Ballet, Music and More this Weekend

ReSurfaced, the popular pop-up plaza on West Main Street, has a weekend full of entertainment beginning with performances from the Louisville Ballet Thursday evening. Music from Young Widows will take center stage on Friday and the Afrophysicists band will bring the Afrobeat alive on Saturday. On Sunday, one dollar from every craft beer sold will benefit Bicycling for Louisville.

Oct 9 2014 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit for Lanning Chemical Company

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Lanning Chemical Company, 3000 Griffin Avenue in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30 day public comment period starts October 9, 2014 and ends on November 10, 2014. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Oct 8 2014 Proposed Agreed Board Orders with Swift Pork Company and the Medical Center Steam Plant

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on October 15, 2014, on proposed Agreed Board Orders with Swift Pork Company and the Medical Center Steam Plant. Swift is alleged to have violated District Regulation 2.17 (Federally Enforceable District Origin Operating Permits) at its facility located on Story Avenue in Jefferson County, Kentucky. The Steam Plant is alleged to have violated District Regulation 2.16 (Title V Operating Permits) at its facility on Abraham Flexner Way in Jefferson County, Kentucky.

Oct 8 2014 Councilman James joins Four Roses Bourbon to present the 19th Garvin Gate Blues Festival

Councilman David James (D-6) and Four Roses Bourbon invite the community to the 19th Garvin Gate Blues Festival to be held on Friday and Saturday, October 10th and 11th at The Gate on Garvin Place at Oak Street in historic Old Louisville. It's Free!

Oct 8 2014 Councilman James Joins Four Roses Bourbon to Present the 19th Annual Garvin Gate Blues Festival

Free event set for Friday and Saturday October 10th & 11th  

Louisville – Another great Old Louisville tradition returns this weekend highlighting some of the best blues music to be found anywhere in the area and the best thing of all: it’s FREE.

Oct 8 2014 President King and the Schnitzelburg Area Community Council host Movie Night in Emerson Park

Louisville – Join the Schnitzelburg Area Community Council and Metro Council President Jim King for a movie night in Emerson Park! This year we will be showing the Tim Burton classic Beetlejuice!

Emerson Park will be transformed for movie night, complete with a foggy graveyard, sandworms, and a real life Beetlejuice!! Need a bio-exorcism? Come see the ghost with the most at Emerson Park on October 11th!

Oct 8 2014 President King and the Schnitzelburg Area Community Council host Movie Night in Emerson Park

 Join the Schnitzelburg Area Community Council and Metro Council President Jim King for a movie night in Emerson Park! This year we will be showing the Tim Burton classic Beetlejuice!

 

 

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Oct 8 2014 LIHEAP Subsidy Pre-Registration starts in October

The Louisville Metro Community Action Partnership’s LIHEAP Program (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) is a federally funded program that provides financial assistance to help low-income residents pay utility bills. The Subsidy component of LIHEAP will begin November 3, 2014.

Pre-registration opportunities for the Subsidy Program will be offered during October for those residents who are on a fixed income, and who are elderly (age 60 or over) or disabled receiving social security, SSI, pension or Black Lung benefits.

Oct 7 2014 City Launches New Website to Track Success in Achieving Community Health Goals

Mayor Greg Fischer and Public Health Director Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt today unveiled HealthyLouisvilleMetro.org, an on-line tool to track community goals for improving Louisville’s health over the next six years.

Oct 6 2014 Brown-Forman to Build Old Forester Distillery in Downtown

More bourbon is coming back to Louisville's historic Whiskey Row as Governor Steve Beshear and Mayor Greg Fischer today announced Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BFABFB) plans to build an Old Forester distillery and visitor experience on Main Street downtown.

Oct 6 2014 2014 Louisville Project Homeless Connect/Stand Down

Louisville’s homeless population will have an opportunity to access services, information and assistance in a one-stop environment at the 2014 Project Homeless Connect/VA Stand Down, on Wednesday, October 8. Resources available at the event will include food, clothing, medical evaluations, help with employment, education and benefit services and many other forms of assistance.

Oct 5 2014 Proposed Title V Construction Permit for Louisville Medical Steam Plant

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Louisville Medical Steam Plant (Steam Production and Distribution Plant), Abraham Flexnor Way, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The 30-day public comment period starts October 5, 2014, and ends on November 4, 2014. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Oct 2 2014 Louisville Metro TRIAD to Host 14th Annual Senior Day Out

Seniors and disabled individuals are encouraged to attend the 2014 Senior Day Out at the Kentucky International Convention Center on Tues., Oct. 7 to experience educational exhibits, health screenings, guest speakers, dancing, Bingo and much more. The informative and social event in its 14th year is expecting more than 2,500 for fun and fellowship. Participants who pre-registered will enjoy a complimentary lunch.