Oct 28 2015 Local Developer Applying for State Tourism Tax Credits to Support New Arts and Culture District

The Paristown Pointe Preservation Trust will be applying for tourism tax credits to bring a $28 million project to the Paristown Pointe neighborhood, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today. The Paristown Pointe neighborhood, historically settled by French immigrants, is a wedge-shaped area bounded by Broadway to the north, Barret Avenue to the east, Kentucky Street to the south and an elevated rail line that runs parallel to Swan Street on the west.

Oct 28 2015 Local Developer Applying for State Tourism Tax Credits to Support New Arts and Culture District

The Paristown Pointe Preservation Trust will be applying for tourism tax credits to bring a $28 million project to the Paristown Pointe neighborhood, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today. The Paristown Pointe neighborhood, historically settled by French immigrants, is a wedge-shaped area bounded by Broadway to the north, Barret Avenue to the east, Kentucky Street to the south and an elevated rail line that runs parallel to Swan Street on the west.

Oct 27 2015 Yarmuth, Beshear, Fischer Announce $16.9 Million Federal Grant for Dixie Highway

 A huge swath of Dixie Highway, from Broadway to the Gene Snyder Freeway, soon will be transformed into a modern, safer, more pedestrian-friendly corridor, thanks to a $16.9 million federal grant announced today by U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, Gov. Steve Beshear and Mayor Greg Fischer.

Oct 26 2015 High School Students Visit Local Companies to Experience Manufacturing Jobs

From the assembly line to engineering to precision stamping and molding, nearly 150 area students are getting an up close and hands-on view of manufacturing at five companies this week.

The tours were developed by KentuckuckianaWorks and Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana as part of a series of activities during national Manufacturing Month.

Oct 22 2015 Second Annual Week of Valor Honors Veterans and Active-Duty Service Men and Women

Mayor Greg Fischer and the Veterans Community Alliance (VCAL) of Louisville announced today the second annual Mayor’s Week of Valor — a week-long series of events to honor and celebrate the contributions of active-duty military, veterans and their families. 

Oct 19 2015 Louisville Named 2015 Model City for Compassion

Represents fourth year winning national award

For the fourth year in a row, the Charter for Compassion International has named Louisville as its Model Compassionate City. (Visit Charter for Compassion's Sponsor a Child webpage.)

Oct 19 2015 Louisville Awarded Grant from the Kauffman Foundation

Louisville Wins Entrepreneurship Challenge

 

Mayor Greg Fischer and the Office of Civic Innovation announced today that Louisville will be awarded a $25,000 grant from the Kauffman Foundation’s “Recipes for Growth” Challenge.

Oct 19 2015 Louisville Wins Entrepreneurship Challenge

Louisville Wins Entrepreneurship Challenge

Mayor Greg Fischer and the Office of Civic Innovation announced today that Louisville will be awarded a $25,000 grant from the Kauffman Foundation’s “Recipes for Growth” Challenge.

Oct 16 2015 Applications Being Accepted for Second Louisville Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship Program

Following the success of the inaugural Louisville Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship Program, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that applications are being accepted for a second program to begin on November 3rd.

Oct 14 2015 Cyclouvia Returns to the Highlands October 18

Cyclouvia, the popular event showcasing alternative transportation, is returning to Bardstown Road and Baxter Avenue on Sunday, October 18, Mayor Greg Fischer announced.

Oct 13 2015 New Section of Louisville Loop Now Open

Mayor Greg Fischer and District 14 Councilwoman Cindi Fowler joined officials from Louisville Metro Parks and Louisville Gas And Electric Co. today to dedicate the newest section of the Louisville Loop, a 2.66-mile segment from Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing to the Mill Creek Generating Station in southwest Louisville. 

Oct 13 2015 ReSurfaced: Three Days at 10th Street Opens Oct. 15th

ReSurfaced: Three Days at 10th Street will open on Thursday, Oct. 15th at a new location, in a parking lot at 10th Street and the Ohio River, near Connect/Disconnect, the city’s first public art installation along the River Walk. 

Oct 12 2015 MISA Fabricating Inc. Set to Expand in Louisville

MISA Metal Fabricating Inc., an industrial mainstay for more than a quarter century, will expand at the Jefferson Riverport International Industrial Park, Mayor Greg Fischer and Gov. Steve Beshear announced today.

MISA, which provides steel cutting, welding, machining, fabricating and other services to industrial clients, will create 18 jobs and invest more than $4.3 million in the project.

Oct 12 2015 Gov. Beshear Announces Downtown Bridge to Open Ahead of Schedule

Speaking from the deck of the new Interstate 65 bridge in downtown Louisville, Gov. Steve Beshear along with Mayor Greg Fischer announced today the bridge will open to two-way traffic ahead of schedule. 

Oct 9 2015 Anthony Smith to run national anti-violence partnership

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Anthony Smith, director of the Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods, has accepted the position of inaugural chief executive officer of Cities United, a Washington D.C.-based collective of mayors from across the nation working to stop the unprecedented and devastating loss of human life happening in cities throughout America, particularly among African American men and boys.  He will begin his new job November 2.