Oct 29 2018 Mayor Fischer calls for stronger state hate crime law, announces Moment of Unity

At a press conference this afternoon sponsored by the Interdenominational Ministerial Coalition to stand against hate, Mayor Greg Fischer reminded the community of work being done to fight hate and violence in our city, while also calling for a stronger state hate crime law and tightening gun laws related to domestic violence cases.

Oct 26 2018 Council Members Sexton Smith and Hamilton encourage everyone to come out to Family Fright Night

Little ghosts and goblins will soon be out and about and they can get an early start on trick or treating when Family Fright Night gets underway on Sunday, October 28th.

Oct 25 2018 American Airlines announces new nonstop service to Los Angeles International Airport
American Airlines today announced new daily nonstop service between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) beginning Tuesday, April 2, 2019. The airline will operate the flight using a 128-seat Airbus 319 aircraft with WiFi and in-seat power. The daily flight is scheduled to depart SDF at 7:24 a.m. and arrive at LAX at 9:00 a.m. The nonstop return flight is scheduled to depart LAX at 10:55 p.m. and arrive at SDF at 6:02 a.m.
 
Oct 25 2018 Enjoy the Scenic Loop car-free and Hayride on the Hill in Cherokee Park October 29
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A new fall tradition will begin on Monday, October 29, as area residents will be able to enjoy use of the Scenic Loop in Cherokee Park car-free and also attend the first-ever Hayride on the Hill, located at Baringer Hill from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. that day.

Oct 25 2018 LMAS ‘Long-Stay VIP Champions Program’ finding homes for dogs in shelter the longest

Adopt a qualifying Champion and receive a VIP package worth more than $500 dollars in savings

Oct 23 2018 Louisville’s positive credit ratings sustained, based on strong economy, sound management

Citing Louisville’s strong economy, sound management, and budgetary flexibility, the nationally recognized credit rating services Fitch Ratings, Inc. and Moody’s Investors Service have again granted Louisville Metro positive bond ratings.

Oct 23 2018 Louisville Metro, LG&E partner to install electric vehicle charging station in Seneca Park

Drivers of electric vehicles in Louisville have yet another place to “fill up” their batteries with the installation of a new public charging station at Seneca Park through Louisville Gas and Electric Company’s EV Charging Station Program.

Oct 23 2018 New initiative aims to give low-income children better chance at academic success by closing word gap

PNC Foundation, NCFL, Metro United Way, Louisville Metro invest to serve thousands of families

Oct 18 2018 Louisville awarded $1.3 million in new federal funding to expand Reimage program

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville has been awarded additional federal funding to increase efforts to help break the cycle of crime and violence among young adults ages 18-24, by connecting them to training,  jobs and education.
 

Oct 18 2018 The Marshall breaks ground to provide more student housing in District 6!

When completed, it will be a major investment providing more housing units for students near the University of Louisville. On Thursday, ground was broken on the Marshall of Louisville located at 2400 South Fourth Street.

Oct 18 2018 President James and Council Members kick off a new exhibit for Louisville artists with “Art in City Hall”

President David James and several Members of the Louisville Metro Council on Thursday, October 18th officially unveiled the new “Art in City Hall” Exhibit which features the work of Louisville Visual Artists. “The purpose of this new exhibit is to have the public experience the wide range of artists and visual talent we have in Metro Louisville,” says President James. 

Oct 18 2018 Council Members Yates and Blackwell host the 2018 Southwest YMCA Fall Family Festival

Councilman David Yates (D-25) and Councilman Rick Blackwell (D-12) are once again hosting their annual Southwest YMCA Fall Family Festival on Friday, October 19th. 

Oct 18 2018 Experience the 18th Century with all five senses at Locust Grove’s Market Fair

When visitors enter Locust Grove’s grounds during this year’s 18th Century Market Fair on Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28, they’ll be transported to the year 1778 in the middle of the American Revolution. That’s the year George Rogers Clark founded the city of Louisville during the Illinois Campaign that was the cornerstone to the War in the West, including his successful raid at Kaskaskia.

Oct 17 2018 2018 Sustainability Summit theme is Learning Together: Fostering a Culture of Sustainability

The Louisville Metro Office of Sustainability and the Louisville Sustainability Council (LSC) will co-host the fifth annual Sustainability Summit on Friday, Oct. 19, at the University of Louisville’s newly renovated Student Activities Center.

The Summit will feature local and national speakers and give attendees a chance to discover successes, identify opportunities, and creatively learn from each other about how to create a culture of sustainability in Louisville.

Oct 17 2018 October D9 Community Conversation Focuses on Short-Term Rentals

Councilman Bill Hollander invites the community to attend the next D9 Community Conversation. A representative of Louisville Metro Planning & Design will join Councilman Hollander to discuss current ordinances regarding short-term rentals and proposed changes, and to answer questions and hear comments from the public. Short-term residential rentals are available through Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO and similar companies.