|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.
|Jun 25 2019||
Mayor Greg Fischer's statement on the Metro Council budget approval
"Metro Council has approved a budget that reflects the difficult realities caused by our increasing state pension obligation. This increasing obligation is not the fault of Metro Council nor my office; however, when faced with the choice to raise revenue to prevent reductions in services to our citizens, Metro Council voted against new revenue.
"This budget is not what a thriving city like ours deserves, and it is not the budget that any of us want.
|Jun 24 2019||
Mayor Fischer, Louisville Free Public Library officially open new Northeast Regional
Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Free Public Library officials welcomed the public today to the new Northeast Regional Library located at 15 Bellevoir Circle off Ormsby Station Road in Lyndon.
|Jun 14 2019||
Mayor Fischer appoints Dwayne Clark as new Director of Louisville Metro Corrections
Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that he’s appointed Dwayne Clark as the new Director of the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections (LMDC).
Clark replaces Mark Bolton, who announced his retirement in May, after serving as jail director since 2008.
|Jun 13 2019||
Louisville Synergy Project aims to strengthen relationships between police and community
Mayor Greg Fischer, Police Chief Steve Conrad and Louisville Metro Government Chief Equity Officer Kellie Watson today launched the Synergy Project, a community engagement initiative aimed at further strengthening police and community relationships grounded in trust and legitimacy.
|Jun 10 2019||
Mayor Fischer, 100 Resilient Cities release comprehensive Louisville Resilience Strategy
Mayor Greg Fischer and The Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) today released Louisville’s first citywide Resilience Strategy, a new approach to address the city’s most pressing and interconnected challenges.
|Jun 10 2019||
Mayor Fischer declares June 10-17 Pride Week in Louisville
Mayor Fischer today joined Metro Council representatives, Karen Williams, President & CEO of Louisville Tourism, Civitas, the newly-formed Louisville chapter of the National LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce, the Human Relations Commission and Chris Hartman, Director of the Fairness Campaign, to declare June 10 – 17, 2019 as Pride Week in Louisville.