Jun 21 2017 The First Five Minutes Edition of the D8 eNews is live!

Jun 21 2017 Public Health and Wellness and Community Partners Offer a Week of Free HIV Testing

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day

Public Health and Wellness and Community Partners Offer a Week of Free HIV Testing


LOUISVILLE, Ky. – (June 21, 2017) The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and several community partners will offer free HIV testing June 25 through June 30 in observance of National HIV Testing Week.

Jun 20 2017 Councilwoman Flood announces that “Doing Our Part from the Heart” campaign will take a break this year

Councilwoman Madonna Flood (D-24) announced she has decided to forgo the “Doing Our Part from the Heart” campaign until February of 2018 due to unforeseen family medical problems. 

Jun 20 2017 Mayor Fischer to discuss public safety, crime, community involvement during “I Am Ali” Festival

The Muhammad Ali Center has announced that Mayor Greg Fischer will deliver a major keynote address on Thursday, July 6, as part of the Center’s inaugural “I Am Ali” Festival.

Jun 19 2017 Free Electric Fans for Seniors and Disabled Individuals

Fan Fair giveaway event held on June 24

Thanks to the generosity of local businesses, community organizations, and residents, hundreds of electric fans have been collected to provide heat relief for seniors and people with disabilities.  A "Fan Fair" giveaway and resource event is scheduled for Saturday, June 24 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Edison Center, 701 W. Ormsby Ave., Louisville, KY 40203.

Jun 16 2017 Open house to be held to reimagine 9th Street

Develop Louisville will host an open house to hear from residents, businesses and stakeholders about their thoughts on how the city can improve 9th  Street. Individuals who live, work, worship or travel on or near 9th Street are encouraged to attend the workshop and share experiences, aspirations and priorities for making 9th Street safer and more accessible for all modes of travel. The open house will be held on June 22 from 6-8 p.m. at the lobby of TARC headquarters (1000 W. Broadway).

Jun 16 2017 Councilman Blackwell invites the community to the 6th Annual Riverview Independence Festival with fun, music and fireworks

On Saturday, July 1st, Southwest Louisville is once again ready to celebrate the Fourth of July Holiday weekend with fireworks and fun as the 6th Annual Riverview Independence Festival, presented by Brown-Forman, Kosair Charities and Metro PCS, gets underway.

Jun 15 2017 “The Secret Life of Pets” is June’s Free Summer Movies feature film at Iroquois Amphitheater

Pet owners have a chance to find out what goes on when they are not at home with June’s Free Summer Movie. The 2016 American computer-animated comedy film “The Secret Life of Pets” is the feature film at Iroquois Amphitheater on Saturday, June 17th.  

Jun 15 2017 Air Quality Alert for Friday (6/16)

There is an Air Quality Alert for Friday (6/16) in Louisville and Southern Indiana. Ozone is forecast to be unhealthy for sensitive groups (seniors, children, people with breathing ailments like asthma and COPD). The general public is not likely to be affected.

Air quality updates: louisvilleky.gov/airquality

Air quality tips: helptheair.org

Jun 15 2017 Iroquois Amphitheater brings Full Contact Karaoke to the stage

Those who want to embrace their inner pop, R&B, country or rock star will have a unique opportunity to impress their friends with “Full Contact Karaoke” at the Iroquois Amphitheater on three nights this summer.

Jun 14 2017 Proposed FEDOOP O-28252-14-F-R2: Multi Packaging Solutions

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Multi Packaging Solutions (commercial printer), 1703 South Brook St, Louisville, Kentucky 40208, in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts June 14, 2017, and ends on July 14, 2017. 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.

Jun 13 2017 Mayor Fischer, Metro Council dedicate Vettiner Park Shelter

Mayor Greg Fischer and Metro Councilmen Stuart Benson (D-20), Robin Engel (D-22) and Kevin Kramer (D-11) participated in a ribbon-cutting today to formally open the newly renovated picnic shelter in Charlie Vettiner Park, located in southeast Louisville.

Jun 9 2017 Louisville Syringe Exchange Program Hits Two-Year Mark

The Louisville Metro Syringe Exchange Program will mark its two-year anniversary tomorrow. 

Jun 8 2017 Councilman Bill Hollander says park the car and walk or bring your bike to CycLOUvia on Frankfort Avenue

In an effort to show how easy it is to get around on a bike or on foot on one of Metro Louisville’s most popular streets, Frankfort Avenue will become a paved park for the next CycLOUvia event set for Sunday, June 11th.  

Jun 7 2017 Louisville Forward, Greater Louisville Inc., share recognition as top economic development groups for 2016

Mayor Greg Fischer and Kent Oyler, president and CEO of Greater Louisville Inc., today announced that Louisville Forward, the city’s economic development organization, and Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI), the city’s chamber of commerce, have been jointly recognized as Top U.S. Economic Development Groups for 2016 by Site Selection magazine.