Sep 8 2015 City Website Receives National Award

The city’s website,, received national attention with a 2nd place finish in the 2015 Best of the Web Awards conducted by the Center for Digital Government (CDG), Mayor Greg Fischer announced today. The awards are conducted annually and honor city and state websites that are working to make it easier to find services and information online.

Sep 3 2015 ReSurfaced to return Oct. 15- 17 along river

The popular ReSurfaced will return for one weekend in October at a new site near 10th and Rowan streets along the Ohio River.

Sep 2 2015 Mayor’s Hike, Bike & Paddle Returns Labor Day

Thousands of cyclists, walkers, canoeists and kayakers will hit the streets and the Ohio River on Labor Day for the 22nd Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle Sept. 7 at Waterfront Park.

Sep 2 2015 Mayor’s Hike, Bike & Paddle Returns Labor Day with Hopes of Setting a World Record

Mayor’s Hike, Bike & Paddle Returns Labor Day with hopes of setting a world record for paddlers going through locks.

Aug 28 2015 Mayor Fischer Unveils Inaugural Project of Louisville Metro’s Public Art Initiative

Mayor Greg Fischer today unveiled the inaugural project of Louisville Metro’s Public Art Initiative, Connect|Disconnect: A Public Art Experience. The exhibition of five, site-specific installations was created in partnership with Louisville Forward the Commission on Public Art to promote the understanding and enjoyment of public art in Louisville.

Aug 27 2015 Mayor Fischer Kicks off Cedar Street Development

Mayor Greg Fischer today kicked off the construction of 29 new, market-rate homes in the Cedar Street Development, completing the Russell Urban Renewal initiative, which began in 1990.

Aug 27 2015 Connolly iHealth Technologies to Open Facility in Louisville

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Governor Steve Beshear today announced Connolly iHealth Technologies is expanding in Louisville, creating 45 jobs and investing nearly $3.5 million into the project.

Connolly iHealth Technologies is a leading payment integrity and payment transaction analytics company.

Aug 15 2015 Mayor introduces new team of youth to help reduce violence in Louisville

Mayor Greg Fischer introduced the One Love Louisville Youth Implementation Team (YIT) today - a group of 31 youth from throughout Louisville who will be an integral link to keep the city safe.

Aug 14 2015 Mayor Fischer Launches Commission to Grow Local Film Economy

Seeking to promote Louisville as a premier location for film, television, and new media production, Mayor Fischer announced today the creation of the Louisville Film Commission. The 17-person Commission is made up of a diverse group of local film industry experts who will work with and advise Louisville Forward on establishing, marketing and promoting the city to the global film community.  

Aug 12 2015 City seeking proposals for creative, new look for 900 block of West Main to draw people, businesses

Seeking to improve connectivity and development opportunities, Mayor Greg Fischer announced today a new opportunity to improve the appearance and safety for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists — and to help encourage business growth in the Russell, Shippingport and Portland neighborhoods.

Aug 10 2015 Mayor Fischer, CVB introduce “Lou’s Brew” — a guide highlighting local breweries

Mayor Greg Fischer and the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau today introduced “Lou’s Brew” — a guide that highlights local breweries for locals and tourists.

Aug 5 2015 Letter from Mayor Fischer to Louisville citizens

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Aug 4 2015 Mayor Fischer announces Bryan Warren will lead Louisville’s globalization efforts

Citing his vision to meet the needs and grow Louisville’s international population, Mayor Greg Fischer today announced Bryan Warren will lead the city’s globalization efforts.

Aug 4 2015 Louisville selected as one of first cities to participate in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ “What Works Cities” initiative

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville is one of the first cities selected to participate in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities - a $42 million initiative to help 100 mid-sized American cities enhance their use of data and evidence to improve the lives of residents.

Aug 3 2015 Louisville partners with Etsy to launch Craft Entrepreneurship Program

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville is partnering with online marketplace provider Etsy to launch the city’s inaugural Craft Entrepreneurship Program. The three-week program will provide micro-business training to underemployed, low-income adults with existing creative skills to help supplement their income and sell their products to new markets.