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  • Simple Mix

    Simple Mix

    Now that fall has decided to stick around, I’ve moved my plaid button downs into heavy rotation.  So if you see me out somewhere, chances are I’ll be wearing some variation of this combo or this one from last week. For work, they’re tucked in…
    - 25 Oct 16, 11:19am -
  • Dreaming of Palm Trees * Minted Art Prints

    Dreaming of Palm Trees * Minted Art Prints

    This post is long overdue but I FINALLY (!!!!) hung up our new print from Minted. You may remember this post where I narrowed down my picks for a piece of statement art to hang above in our master bedroom. I wanted something calming, a little colorfu…
    - 22 Oct 16, 2:36pm -
  • 8 Tips + Tools to Make Blogging Easier and More Efficient

    8 Tips + Tools to Make Blogging Easier and More Efficient

    We’re talking blogging today so if you’re not into that kind of stuff you’re just going to want to scroll past this one. So whenever I’m at a conference or really just anytime I am with other bloggers (or online creatives as the hipsters are…
    - 20 Oct 16, 1:37pm -
  • Varsity Vintage

    Varsity Vintage

    What a difference a week makes. Last week I was running around like a crazy woman and I’m so happy to say this week is significantly slower. I know spontaneity is the spice of life but I live for a good routine. Yes, mixing it up is great but I co…
    - 18 Oct 16, 10:17am -
  • Fall to Winter Favorites

    Fall to Winter Favorites

    We are well into October and I’m wondering if Fall is ever going to stop by and hang out for a little bit. This weekend was a teaser but since temperatures are supposed to be hovering somewhere near 90 degrees today, I’m wondering if we’re goin…
    - 17 Oct 16, 11:37am -

Loueyville

The Ville Voice

  • Consider Helping Me Make A Difference
    Outside of the mainstream, who has gone to bat over the last decade for people unable to find justice? Who started the original University of Louisville scandal reporting and helped send Robert Felner to prison? Hint: That person put so much pressure…
    - 61 days ago, 14 Jun 17, 1:48pm -
  • Some Fun Holiday Shootings & Stabbings
    ***Care about the future of Kentucky? Help us cover FOIA and open records request fees relating to Matt Bevin and Jamie Comer.*** [CLICK HERE] Metro Police are on the scene of a double shooting at West Broadway and 24th Street. [WDRB] Indiana was awa…
    - 26 Dec 16, 8:00am -
  • UofL Foundation Spending Is Unsustainable? Surprise! No One Could Have Predicted That
    ***Care about the future of Kentucky? Help us cover FOIA and open records request fees relating to Matt Bevin and Jamie Comer.*** [CLICK HERE] The Department of Justice is facing off against two insurance giants. [WDRB] Woah, a Jefferson County Publi…
    - 23 Dec 16, 8:00am -
  • What’s Not News: Public Displays Of Racism Here In Possibility Compassionate City
    ***Care about the future of Kentucky? Help us cover FOIA and open records request fees relating to Matt Bevin and Jamie Comer.*** [CLICK HERE] The University of Louisville’s director of football operations was contacted by campus police after three…
    - 22 Dec 16, 8:00am -
  • Welcome To The New Hell That Is Tolls
    ***Care about the future of Kentucky? Help us cover FOIA and open records request fees relating to Matt Bevin and Jamie Comer.*** [CLICK HERE] A public hearing on toll-enforcement rules for Louisville’s RiverLink system is scheduled for Thursday, D…
    - 21 Dec 16, 8:00am -

Backseat Sandbar

  • WTF is “Fowlerfest”??? (Friday Feb 6 at Zanzabar)
    This Friday, Zanzabar is hosting three fantastic bands for a show you absolutely don’t want to miss.  That’s right: It’s time for FOWLERFEST! Wait…wha? WTF is “Fowlerfest”? Good question. Let me give you the short(ish) version: “Fowle…
    - 3 Feb 15, 1:34pm -
  • TOP ALBUMS of 2014: Sims’ Picks
    I can’t even try to rank these albums, so in no particular order are ten albums that ruled in 2014. I also threw some EPs in that deserve some attention. I tried to snag as much as I could off Soundcloud so you can check it out. Enjoy.  Run the Je…
    - 12 Jan 15, 12:36pm -
  • Whistle Peak Soundtracks Kentucky Derby Museum Exhibit
    There’s no arguing that Whistle Peak is one of Louisville’s most accomplished, and most underrated bands. Back in April, Whistle Peak added something unique to their stable, as band members David Boston and Billy Petot crafted eight instrumental…
    - 28 Oct 14, 4:55pm -
  • TENNIS w/ Pure Bathing Culture @ Headliners — Sep 19
    Tennis is Denver-based husband-and-wife duo Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley, who will visit Louisville to perform at Headliners on September 19 in support of the September release of their newest full-length album, Ritual in Repeat. Ever since releas…
    - 8 Aug 14, 2:15pm -
  • NORMA JEAN @ Diamond Pub Concert Hall – 8/1
    It was some time in the early aughts when I was walking with a buddy of mine to our cars in a school parking lot in rural North Carolina. He told me to wait up and handed me a CD case with a statue of a cherub or something on the album cover. “Bles…
    - 30 Jul 14, 10:20pm -

Broken Sidewalk

  • Relive CycLOUvia Three Points and Better Block Shelby Park in these 24 photos!

    Relive CycLOUvia Three Points and Better Block Shelby Park in these 24 photos!

    By all accounts, CycLOUvia Three Points and the Better Block Shelby Park project were a big hit this weekend. A huge congratulations to all those who helped organize, plan, set up, vend, or otherwise participated in a great weekend of Tactical…
    - 91 days ago, 15 May 17, 8:40pm -
  • Dual hotel tower a grand exclamation point for Whiskey Row’s final development

    Dual hotel tower a grand exclamation point for Whiskey Row’s final development

    In a lot of ways, modern Downtown Louisville can be summed up in one block: Whiskey Row. Abandoned only a few years ago, the block will soon be completely transformed. It’s got a diverse set of backers and uses and is looking for a new urban…
    - 91 days ago, 15 May 17, 5:03pm -
  • Friday News Roundup

    Friday News Roundup

    Here are our favorite headlines from the world or cities, urbanism, transportation, and beyond. Take a look below and share what you’re reading in the comments. KFC just published a ridiculously raunchy and bizarre romance novella starring a…
    - 94 days ago, 12 May 17, 12:01pm -
  • Don’t miss Shelby Park Better Block and CycLOUvia Three Points this weekend!

    Don’t miss Shelby Park Better Block and CycLOUvia Three Points this weekend!

    Your weekend in Tactical Urbanism begins tonight in Shelby Park. Two major events—Shelby Park Better Block and CycLOUvia Three Points—are set to transform how we interact with streets in Louisville. And it looks like this could be one of th…
    - 94 days ago, 12 May 17, 11:02am -
  • Alley Gallery turns dingy metal doors into works of art in Downtown, Nulu

    Alley Gallery turns dingy metal doors into works of art in Downtown, Nulu

    We love alleys here at Broken Sidewalk. They’re like a secret network inside of the city just waiting to be explored. Lucky for us, Louisville has some great alleys networks. And they’re about to get even better.The post Alley Gallery turn…
    - 96 days ago, 10 May 17, 5:38pm -

Last Bit of Sanity

  • A Change Needs to Come

    A Change Needs to Come

    Earlier this week, at a public middle school in Louisville,KY, an 8th grader was arrested for having two loaded guns in his backpack. After his arrest, a friend of his explained that this young man didn’t bring the guns to school to hurt anyone, bu…
    - 2 Sep 16, 12:13pm -
  • An Open Letter To My Morning Jacket

    An Open Letter To My Morning Jacket

    The Polar Vortex has hit Louisville hard, but I feel like it involves more than just the weather. I feel like I’ve been sucked into an alternate world with all these snow days and delayed openings. I love my kids, but I need them to be in school so…
    - 13 Feb 14, 2:42pm -
  • Pulling an all-nighter in my mid-30s. Hell yeah!

    Pulling an all-nighter in my mid-30s. Hell yeah!

    You know how I said that I had hundreds of posts and topics that had gone through my head, yet never made it to the computer? Well, the subject of this post was one that came to my attention this summer, at Forecastle Fest. I knew they had something…
    - 5 Nov 13, 3:19pm -
  • Halloween IS October 31st! (And Dr. Dog ticket giveaway!!)

    Halloween IS October 31st! (And Dr. Dog ticket giveaway!!)

    Halloween is a ‘holiday’ that is always celebrated on Oct.31st – no matter if it falls on a Tuesday or if it is snowing! Traditionally, it is a celebration on the night before All Saints Day (Nov.1). This year, in Louisville, we have an interes…
    - 30 Oct 13, 8:53pm -
  • Why Does It Have To End Like This?!

    Why Does It Have To End Like This?!

    Look at me, overachieving! I haven’t posted in months and now am going for 2 posts in 2 days. Unfortunately, this post isn’t a pleasant one and I wish I didn’t have to do it. But I feel compelled because what happened last night was disturbing,…
    - 25 Oct 13, 1:39pm -

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Louisville Family Fun

  • newWeek in Preview August 14th-17th

    Week in Preview August 14th-17th

     August is flying by so make sure to take some time out for fun!Here are my picks for the week!Live it: Enjoy The Legend of Tarzan movie at Iroquois Amphitheater on Monday, August 14th. It's free and doors open at 7:30pm with the movie starting at…
    - 23 hours ago, 13 Aug 17, 4:00pm -
  • Picks for things to do this weekend around Louisville: August 11, 12, 13

    Picks for things to do this weekend around Louisville: August 11, 12, 13

    This is an affiliate adCheck out our events calendar!Tune into this episode of Fortyish - What keeps you sane? Dan and I talk about 5 things that work for us. FridayHead to the Back to School Bash at All About Kids from 7-9pm, it's just a minimum d…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Aug 17, 3:30pm -
  • Back to School Bash at All About Kids

    Back to School Bash at All About Kids

    This is a donated post to support Big Brothers Big SistersAll About Kids Back To School Bash 2017: Benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana With school just around the corner, let’s have one last fun-filled day at All About Kids for thei…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Aug 17, 12:30am -
  • Review of Ladies Night Out at Board and Brush in Louisville, KY

    Review of Ladies Night Out at Board and Brush in Louisville, KY

    We were granted admission for purpose of reviewI recently had a girls' night at Board and Brush Louisville. It's located in the East End, right off 265. It's conveniently situated next to a Mexican restaurant for chips and margaritas right before or…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Aug 17, 1:00am -
  • Kids Consignment Sales around Louisville, Fall 2017

    Kids Consignment Sales around Louisville, Fall 2017

    This is a partially sponsored post.KidStuff Sale is Kentuckiana’s original children’s consignment event and can help you make the most of your family’s budget. For over 20 years, KidStuff Sale has been the one-stop shop for parents and families…
    - 6 days ago, 8 Aug 17, 3:30am -

Shutterboo

  • We’ve Moved!
    I am SO happy to announce that a new chapter has began! Shutterboo Photography is now Brooke Murphy Photography… and the new site can be found at brookemurphyphoto.com. (I’m squealing over here, people!!) Come on over, see the new website and blo…
    - 3 Apr 13, 12:19pm -
  • That Face
    It’s hard to believe we’ve had Chase for almost eight years. But even so, I remember the day we brought her home. How we gave in and let her sleep in the bed with us to keep her from crying. How fast she took up playing frisbee. The first time sh…
    - 26 Mar 13, 7:57am -
  • Why It’s More Than Bon Jovi
    Last week I went to my second Bon Jovi show in three years. I am a Jon Bon Jovi fan, from the old stuff to the new, I enjoy his music and can’t help but sing along with him and Richie Sambora.  But even though my fan-dom has grown stronger over th…
    - 18 Mar 13, 7:57am -
  • Doggin Love
    If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I take a lot of photos of my dogs. A lot. And most are taken on the couch, with a dog draped across my lap. Being that it’s been cold (thanks winter) and dark (thanks winter), it’s all I’ve really ha…
    - 14 Mar 13, 7:57am -
  • Listastic Tuesday
    • I can’t get enough of learning about branding, specifically branding yourself. It’s a necessity for my business for sure, but I just love reading what others have to say about, how they explain it, the different interpretations. But so far my…
    - 12 Mar 13, 7:57am -

The Louisville Cardinal

  • newBrief: University’s legal spending hike denied by lawmakers
    By Kyeland Jackson — There’s possibly cause for U of L to sue former administrators, but now money could be an issue. University lawyers were denied their request to increase spending for outside attorneys Monday. As reported by WDRB, the request…
    - 43 mins ago, 14 Aug 17, 2:25pm -
  • newPostel promotes unity, understanding in face of Charlottesville protests
    By Shelby Brown– Interim President Greg Postel joined Louisville’s unity rally yesterday, reaching out to West Virginia. Postel released his statement in an email today. Protests of white nationalist marchers’ presence in Charlottesville, Virgi…
    - 3 hours ago, 14 Aug 17, 11:53am -
  • newWomen’s soccer dominates in 2-0 exhibition victory over DePaul
    By Jordan Shim– After falling in their exhibition meeting last season, women’s soccer turned in a dominant performance en route to a 2-0 win over DePaul at Lynn Stadium Saturday afternoon. Goals by Brooklynn Rivers and Kennadi Carbin on either si…
    - 22 hours ago, 13 Aug 17, 4:39pm -
  • newFootball position breakdown: Cornerbacks
    By Conner Farrell–  The TLC football position breakdowns continue, this week we take a look at the cornerback position. Defensive backs Coach Lorenzo Ward has his eyes on improving a group that had success in the prior season. This group brings ba…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Aug 17, 2:55pm -
  • University bemoans NCAA infractions in appeal
    By Shelby Brown– U of L says the NCAA unjustly punished the university and its basketball players for the sex scandal involving Andre McGee and Katina Powell. In June, the university announced they would fight two of the NCAA’s punishments: the f…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Aug 17, 9:07pm -

Page One

  • newReminder: Republicans Like Scott Jennings And Matt Bevin Own These Nazis
    ***Care about the future of Kentucky? Help us cover FOIA and open records request fees relating to Matt Bevin and Jamie Comer.*** [CLICK HERE] For the first time, Kentuckians have the right to inspect many of the documents created by the agency that…
    - 8 hours ago, 14 Aug 17, 7:20am -
  • McConnell Doesn’t Have Guts To Fight Back
    A former chief regional Social Security judge was sentenced Monday to six months in federal prison for scheming to retaliate against an employee who blew the whistle on alleged fraud by Floyd County disability lawyer Eric Conn. [H-L] Donald Trump on…
    - 3 days ago, 11 Aug 17, 7:20am -
  • Scott Reed Is Lying Through His Teeth. I Know Because I’m The Guy Who Caught Him.
    Yes, it’s several days after Fancy Farm. You didn’t hear us mention it this year because it’s pretty much a bigoted circle jerk. It’s a catholic church picnic that is proud of racist jokes told by idiots like Scott Jennings. A church! Okay wi…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Aug 17, 7:20am -
  • Latest UofL Con Artist Stunt Will Fire You Up But Isn’t Surprising
    Can you imagine what would have happened if Valarie Honeycutt Spears put this much effort into covering scandals like the ones we spent YEARS uncovering in Montgomery County? Nah? Don’t worry about it – no one can. She needs to be replaced or rea…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Aug 17, 7:20am -
  • Come On, Bulleit, Purge The Homophobia
    Yep, it’s definitely time to throw out any Bulleit bourbon or rye products you’ve got in your homes or businesses. Homophobia is a disease and it should be eradicated. So when businesses like this pull clearly homophobic stunts? You’ve gotta sh…
    - 6 days ago, 8 Aug 17, 7:20am -

Southern Blog Society

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Ashlee Eats

Common Ground - Louisville Parks

  • South Louisville sewing club opens hearts to support cancer patients

    South Louisville sewing club opens hearts to support cancer patients

    By Walter Munday Outreach Manager E-mail Walter Recently, I had the opportunity to read an article by Caring.com Senior Editor Melanie Haiken, which focused on how to support a cancer treatment patient battling hair loss. Haiken writes, “In the fac…
    - 54 days ago, 21 Jun 17, 11:15am -
  • Golf: it’s never too late to learn

    Golf: it’s never too late to learn

    By Walter Munday Outreach Manager E-mail Walter As baby boomers move from careers to retirement, many find themselves searching for new interests; new passions to idle their time. After spending forty or fifty years punching a clock – or more… C…
    - 75 days ago, 31 May 17, 8:15am -
  • Happy Mother’s Day from Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation!

    Happy Mother’s Day from Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation!

    By Walter Munday Metro Parks and Recreation Outreach Manager E-mail Walter This Sunday is Mother’s Day; a special holiday honoring motherhood. Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and later became an official U.S. holiday six years lat…
    - 94 days ago, 12 May 17, 4:32pm -
  • A brief history of ‘Forest Fest,” Louisville’s celebration of bluegrass and Jefferson Memorial Forest

    A brief history of ‘Forest Fest,” Louisville’s celebration of bluegrass and Jefferson Memorial Forest

    By Autumn Costelle Americorps VISTA Worker, Jefferson Memorial Forest E-mail Us Jefferson Memorial Forest used to be known as “Jefferson County’s Best Kept Secret,” but not anymore. With the help of Forest Fest, an annual bluegrass festival tha…
    - 98 days ago, 8 May 17, 11:14am -
  • Happy Derby Week! More on Louisville Parks’ connection to horses

    Happy Derby Week! More on Louisville Parks’ connection to horses

    By Walter Munday Outreach Manager E-mail Walter Kentucky loves its horses. It’s as ingrained to our culture as the potato is to the state of Idaho. As Louisville welcomes guests from all over the world to the running of the 143… Continue readin…
    - 1 May 17, 10:13am -

Sweeter Lemon

  • How I Spent My Wednesday

    How I Spent My Wednesday

    Yesterday was another of Francesca’s “A Day in the Life” Photo Challenges. She challenges you to take a photo from each hour of the day, and upload them to the social media of your choice. It’s a fun challenge to see how everyone spends their…
    - 12 Sep 13, 1:47pm -
  • How I Spent My Summer Vacation

    How I Spent My Summer Vacation

    I can’t believe it’s the tail end of August already! This summer has gone by so quickly. It’s already been a few weeks since I went on vacation to Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina for a family reunion. I had such a good time. I once again volun…
    - 25 Aug 13, 12:52pm -
  • I’m in a Book!

    I’m in a Book!

    I’m in a book! Well, not me specifically, but two of my photos! This is the book, Unearthed; The Landscapes of Hargreaves Associates by Karen M’Closkey. It’s an academic book about the landscape architecture of the Hargreaves Associates, who d…
    - 3 Jun 13, 4:47pm -
  • Another WIP – Woven Scarf #2

    Another WIP – Woven Scarf #2

    I still haven’t finished any of the projects from my last post. But that didn’t stop me from starting another one! This weekend, I pulled out my loom and started another simple woven scarf: The yarn is Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock in Debr…
    - 30 May 13, 1:11pm -
  • WIP Roundup

    WIP Roundup

    Hi all! Things have been quiet behind the scenes here at Sweeter Lemon, but that just means I’ve had more time to knit. Case in point: I have three project bags filled with Works In Progress (WIPs): What’s inside? Let’s take a look! Project #1…
    - 29 Apr 13, 11:39am -

Ashley Cecil

Joe Hayden, Realtor

  • newStay Overnight at the Haunted Waverly Hills Sanatorium August 14

    Stay Overnight at the Haunted Waverly Hills Sanatorium August 14

    Louisville has a lot of famous attractions, from historic Churchill Downs to the fabulous Muhammed Ali Center to the gleaming new Yum Center. But Louisville also has a famous haunted location. Go investigate it this August, and see if you get spooked…
    - 4 hours ago, 14 Aug 17, 11:11am -
  • newCheer at the Woodmont Kids Triathlon August 13

    Cheer at the Woodmont Kids Triathlon August 13

    Have a day of competition and camaraderie at the Woodmont Kids Triathlon this August. This event is for kids aged 14 and under, their parents and anyone who wants to see the fun sporting action and socialize with other families. This event is going t…
    - 1 day ago, 13 Aug 17, 12:06pm -
  • Sip at the LouVino Tasting Class August 10

    Sip at the LouVino Tasting Class August 10

    Want to have a little bit of expert knowledge to share the next time you’re at a dinner party? Do you know the difference between a Pinot Gris and a Pinot Grigio? Go to the tasting class at LouVino, and sip the evening away while you learn some of…
    - 4 days ago, 10 Aug 17, 9:54am -
  • Watch Shakespeare in Dance at Central Park August 9

    Watch Shakespeare in Dance at Central Park August 9

    See a night of incredible culture in Central Park this August. Old Louisville Live will perform “Shakespeare in Dance,” an incredible performance brought to you by the Louisville Ballet. It’s a night of culture that’s completely casual, and t…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Aug 17, 11:03am -
  • Learn with the Little Ones at the Fairdale Library August 8

    Learn with the Little Ones at the Fairdale Library August 8

    Beat the August heat and head to the Fairdale Library for a play date. Instead of sitting in the muggy sunshine at the park or sweltering in the back yard, go to the air-conditioned library for preschool storytime. They’ll get to learn and sociali…
    - 6 days ago, 8 Aug 17, 10:25am -

Whirly Bird

  • Tiny Tueselday

    Tiny Tueselday


    - 18 Dec 13, 12:10am -
  • Tiny Tuesday: RC Car vs. Lions

    Tiny Tuesday: RC Car vs. Lions

    I can't decide which is entertaining, the lions behaving like curious kittens around the remote control car, or the photographer and his friends' excited reactions when they see the photos.
    - 4 Dec 13, 12:12am -
  • Tiny Tuesday Hedgie

    Tiny Tuesday Hedgie

    The sweetest photo by Cath Schneider.
    - 19 Nov 13, 11:39pm -
  • Tiny Tuesday - The Cute Show!

    Tiny Tuesday - The Cute Show!

    Do you watch Vice Magazine's "The Cute Show"? It is my favorite Internet thing. Here is the latest episode, but you can see them all here.
    - 12 Nov 13, 5:17pm -
  • Just tricks.

    Just tricks.

    \\\  Photos from last week.  |||
    - 6 Nov 13, 1:05am -

Wedding Row Kentucky

  • Katie + Ryan {Everleigh Photography}

    Katie + Ryan {Everleigh Photography}

    We love nothing more than getting submissions from fantastic photographers who have the ability to capture the love in a couples eyes. Christen from Everleigh Photography is on of them and this engagement sesh totally got us weak in the knees. Not t…
    - 20 days ago, 25 Jul 17, 10:42am -
  • Callie + Chase {Love the Renauds}

    Callie + Chase {Love the Renauds}

    Callie + Chase were married at the beautiful Polo Barn at Saxony in a mix of navy and gray. The simple but elegant wedding was so refreshing to see in a sea of over the top soiree’s and we are so excited to share their images with you. Not only tha…
    - 84 days ago, 22 May 17, 2:14pm -
  • Kristen + Jon { Pink Lou Lou }

    Kristen + Jon  {  Pink Lou Lou }

    From our bride:  Although we both live in Atlanta now, it was clear from the beginning of the wedding planning process that I would return to my home town, Lexington, Kentucky. Since Lexington is the Horse and Bourbon Capital of the world we wanted…
    - 1 May 17, 1:39pm -
  • Sierra + Graham { Claire & Barrett Photography }

    Sierra + Graham  { Claire & Barrett Photography }

    Bohemian, Beautiful & Bold are three adjectives that we would use to describe this stunner from Claire & Barrett Photography.  Todays WRK Feature Bride, Sierra, is hands down one of the most beautiful brides we’ve ever seen and the joy on her face…
    - 18 Apr 17, 1:08pm -
  • Emily + Chris {Melanie Mauer Photography}

    Emily + Chris  {Melanie Mauer Photography}

    When images from Melanie Mauer Photography hit our inbox, we immediately jump for joy.  Somehow she always lands the most incredible couples and we just know that her images will radiate love and warmth.  Emily + Chris were no exception and we are…
    - 13 Apr 17, 1:21pm -

The Bourbon Babe