Sep 25 2019 Louisville to partner with Bloomberg Philanthropies on innovative early childhood learning initiative

Bloomberg Philanthropies, through its What Works Cities initiatives, has selected Louisville as one of five American cities to implement an innovative early childhood education program designed to empower parents and caregivers with tools to support language development at a critical age -- and help children enter kindergarten classroom ready.

Sep 25 2019 Mayor Greg Fischer, Russell: A Place of Promise, Arcadis announce award for Madison Street warehouses

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that global design and consultancy firm Arcadis is donating engineering and design services to Russell: A Place of Promise, in support of its community engagement efforts around vacant warehouses at 3025 W. Madison St.

Sep 23 2019 Louisville Metro launches efforts to reach complete count in the 2020 Census

In recognition of the impact the 2020 Census will have on the city, Mayor Greg Fischer has appointed a municipal Census coordinator and a Municipal Complete Count Committee to work with community groups to ensure a fair and complete count.

Sep 12 2019 Southwest Airlines announces new nonstop service to Fort Lauderdale

Southwest Airlines recently announced new seasonal weekly nonstop service between Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) beginning Saturday, December 21, 2019. The airline will operate the flight using 143-seat Boeing 737 aircraft.

Sep 6 2019 Mayor announces $1 million allocated for continued aid to homeless individuals and families

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined with Metro Council members and community outreach representatives to announce the initiatives that will receive Louisville Metro Government funding to continue addressing the nee

Aug 29 2019 Mayor Fischer celebrates most successful SummerWorks season yet

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer today joined SummerWorks staff, participants, employers, and supporters at the Heine Bros.

Aug 20 2019 WorldFest Offers Four Days of International Food, Music, Culture on Labor Day Weekend

WorldFest, the region’s largest international festival, returns to the Belvedere Labor Day weekend, marking its 17th year offering international food, music, crafts, culture, and education.

Aug 20 2019 Mayor’s Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle Returns on Labor Day

Thousands of cyclists, paddlers and walkers will be in motion at the Mayor’s Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle Monday, September 2 as it returns for a 15th consecutive Labor Day at Waterfront Park. 

Aug 13 2019 Allegiant Air announces new nonstop service to Sarasota

Allegiant Air today announced new seasonal nonstop service between Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) and Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) beginning Monday, November 25, 2019. Nonstop flights to Sarasota will be offered twice weekly on Mondays and Fridays. The airline will operate the flight using an Airbus A320 with 186-seats.

Aug 13 2019 The Big Table: World’s Largest Potluck returns to Iroquois Park September 15 to celebrate city’s diversity

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that The Big Table, a welcoming event aimed at bringing people together to share food and conversation, is returning to Iroquois Park on Sunday, Sept. 15 from 5-7 p.m. Last year, more than 1,500 people participated in the event, and organizers this year will be setting up for 2,000 attendees.  

Aug 2 2019 Middletown Library to reopen, reduced hours and employees

Following weeks of conversations with Metro Councilmembers and the City of Middletown about potential alternative sites for the Middletown Library, the Library announced today it would reopen the branch in its former location in the East Government Center in September, as soon as materials can be transferred and staff for the location can be hired.  

Jul 26 2019 Mayor Fischer announces Doug Hamilton, Chief of Public Services, is retiring after nearly 50 years of public service

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Doug Hamilton, Chief of Public Services, is retiring from Louisville Metro Government after serving the community for nearly 50 years.

Jul 25 2019 Massive growth planned at El Toro prompts move to NuLu

Three years after opening an expanded headquarters downtown, El Toro Internet Marketing LLC plans to move to larger offices in the NuLu neighborhood, adding 400 new jobs and investing $10.5 million.

Jul 18 2019 Mayor and other city officials urge residents to plan for extreme heat

In anticipation of a weekend of extreme heat, Louisville Metro Government is urging residents to take steps to ensure they are prepared to stay safe, cool and hydrated.

Jul 17 2019 Learn about community land trusts at two city-hosted events

Louisville Metro Government, Louisville Metro Housing Authority (LMHA), and LHOME invite affordable housing practitioners, developers, advocacy groups, and community residents to learn about community land trusts on Thursday, July 25.