Jul 17 2014 15 Metro Parks Pools, Spraygrounds and Playgrounds Post Signs Encouraging Smoke-free Environments fo

Signs reading ?Children at Play! Thank You for Not Smoking.? have been posted at five Metro Parks swimming pools and ten playgrounds and spraygrounds.

Jul 17 2014 25th Annual Brightside/Coca-Cola Volleyball Classic

25th Annual Brightside/Coca-Cola Volleyball Classic

Hundreds of teams volley for a cleaner, greener Louisville during the Brightside/Coca-Cola Volleyball Classic

Jul 16 2014 Louisville Awarded Prestigious National Endowment for the Arts Grant

Today, National Endowment for the Arts announced that Louisville will receive a $50,000 ?Our Town? grant to place artists on project teams inside of corporations. The Louisville initiative, referred to as ?The Accelerator?, is designed to make Louisville businesses more dynamic and profitable. The initiative was created through a collaboration between IDEAS 40203 and its sister organization, Brooklyn-based, Residency Unlimited.

Jun 25 2014 Louisville Awarded ArtPlace America Grant

Louisville is receiving a $250,000 national arts grant to develop a unique Creative Innovation Zone (CIZ) to fuel citizen engagement in the Smoketown neighborhood. The CIZ will advance economic, educational and environmental infrastructure development in the Smoketown community by placing artist/innovators in advisory and supporting roles in revitalization efforts. The initiative is a partnership between IDEAS 40203, YouthBuild Louisville, and other community partners. 

May 12 2014 Louisville Metro Government Joins with National Disability Institute’s LEAD Center to Improve Financial Health for Kentuckians with Disabilities

Assembly brings disability advocates, community and thought leaders together to discuss current activities and opportunities to build the financial capability of people with disabilities throughout the Louisville Area

Mar 28 2014 METCO Board Approves Energy Efficiency Loan

Improved commercial building will add solar panels to Butchertown Market

Feb 28 2014 METCO Board Approves Facade Loan for Schnitzelburg Building

Improved mixed-use building will add to Schnitzelburg revitalization

Feb 6 2014 OMB Recieves National Award

Louisville Metro’s Office of Management & Budget (OMB) has received an award for the annual spending plan the office prepares for city government.

Jan 24 2014 Gelato Producer Receives Approval of First Louisville Agribusiness Loan

Revolving loan fund created to incentivize small food manufacturing businesses

New Art Exhibit Features Three Local Artists at Metro Hall

Artists use streetscapes, equine and mythology
images as paths to exploration

From vivid images taken from Greek mythology to richly colored thoroughbred horses to paintings of Louisville street scenes that capture the personality of the city, three artists use their creations as a gateway to exploring more complicated issues in a new exhibit at Louisville?s historic Metro Hall.

Louisville Selected For National Effort To Drive Innovation For Low-Income Citizens

Enhancing fire response system and better serving people suffering from both mental illness and substance abuse are two areas of focus

Louisville has been selected by the Citi Foundation and Living Cities as one of the first three participants in the City Accelerator, a $3 million program to help nine cities pilot leading innovations in local government.

Mayor Signs Resolution Asking General Assembly to Restore Voting Rights

Saying that people who have served their time for felony criminal offenses deserve the right to be full citizens again, Mayor Greg Fischer today signed a resolution urging the state legislature to restore voting rights for felons.

Kindergarten Countdown Fair is August 5

School-readiness and educational event free for kids and parents