45th annual Taste of Louisville to be held at Churchill Downs on Wednesday

Taste of Louisville will celebrate 45 years on Wednesday. | Courtesy of Taste of Louisville Long before tasting and sampling events became a semiregular occurrence in town, there was only one — the Taste of Louisville. The “Original Taste,” as organizers are calling it, will celebrate 45 years on Wednesday, Oct. 17, and will be […]

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A Beer with the Brewer: Goodwood’s Joel Halbleib on beer, family and disc golf

Joel Halbleib joined what is now Goodwood Brewing in 2009. | Photo by Kevin Gibson Editor’s Note: This is part of a series of interviews with local brewers. Everyone has a gateway beer, the one that helped them turn the corner toward drinking better beverages — even brewers. Heck, especially brewers. For Joel Halbleib, it […]

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Going on 80, The Granville Inn still is a go-to in Old Louisville for beer and burgers

We’re partnered up with Judge Sean Delahanty’s site’s voter guide. Home » Going on 80, The Granville Inn still is a go-to in Old Louisville for beer and burgers Long a favorite spot for UofL students, The Granville Inn is going into its 80th year, having opened under its current name in 1939. Original Article […]

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Takács Quartet brings up the curtain on a new Chamber Music Society season

The Takács Quartet opens the Chamber Music Society of Louisville’s 81st season Sunday at Comstock Hall. | Photo by Amanda Tipton In a Chamber Music Society of Louisville concert on Sunday, Oct. 14, in Comstock Hall, the Takács Quartet will take listeners on a musical tour that spans the arc of the enduring art form […]

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Belknap and Garvin Gate lead this weekend’s fall festivities

The beer will be flowing at the 24th annual Belknap Fall Festival. | Courtesy of Belknap Fall Festival Finally fall has fallen on Louisville, which means it’s time to remember what it feels like to enjoy the outdoors with a sweater wrapped around your waist. There are a handful of events this weekend that encourage […]

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7 Questions With … Lynda Weeks, executive director of Susan G. Komen Kentucky

More than 9,000 will participate in Saturday’s Race for the Cure. | Courtesy of Susan G. Komen Kentucky On Saturday, Oct. 13, more than 9,000 breast cancer survivors and supporters will converge at UofL’s ShelbyHurst Campus for the 23rd annual Race for the Cure. The annual fundraiser is hosted by Susan G. Komen Kentucky, a nonprofit that works […]

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Review: Lucas Hnath’s sequel to ‘A Doll’s House’ brings Nora home

Zuleyma Guevara and Nikhaar Kishnani in “A Doll’s House, Part 2” | Photo by Jonathan Roberts It’s been 15 years since Nora Helmer left her empty marriage to Torvald and her three young children with a slam of the front door. She left penniless and lived a life of abject impoverished solitude until she made […]

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Artist hopes pop-up show will start conversations about art, poverty

Artist Francisco Xavier Cardona organized “Russell in Flux,” a pop-up art show in the Russell neighborhood this weekend to start a conversation between residents and the art community. | Courtesy of Francisco Xavier Cardona A vacant lot in the Russell neighborhood is getting a temporary makeover in the form of a one-night pop-up art show this […]

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Louisville Story Program to introduce latest collection on Thursday

Nine authors | Courtesy of Louisville Story Program By Hope Reese “I didn’t miss anything about Pakistan,” Maria Zaminkhan writes, “except myself … I’d had the freedom to do everything except get a good education. In America, I could get a good education, but I didn’t have the freedom to do anything else.” Zaminkhan’s personal […]

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Craft Beer Throwdown returns Oct. 11 at Water Tower

Six breweries will compete in this year’s Craft Beer Throwdown. The Craft Beer Throwdown enters its second year of pitting brewery against brewery in a beer challenge that tests brewers’ creativity and raises money for the Coalition for the Homeless. Monnik Beer Co., Holsopple Brewing and four others have brewed special beers that will be […]

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