Monday Business Briefing: Burger Boy Diner expanding; Papa John’s reorganizes to improve customer experience; analyst: Ford to cut 24K jobs; and more

Welcome to the Oct. 15 Monday Business Briefing, your weekly business intelligence digest from Insider Louisville. Bluegrass Burgers reopening as Burger Boy Diner Bluegrass Burgers was owned by Falls City Hospitality Group. | Photo by Kevin Gibson Looks like the Bluegrass Burgers building, 3334 Frankfort Ave., won’t sit vacant for long. After Insider Louisville reported that […]

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Popular Louisville chef Dean Corbett has died

Chef Dean Corbett owns Corbett’s restaurant and Equus and Jack’s Lounge. | File Photo Dean Corbett, known by many around Louisville as “Deano,” died Saturday. The cause of death, according to media reports citing Gary Fox, event coordinator at Equus, was a heart attack. Corbett’s career began in Dallas at the Chandler’s Landing Yacht Club […]

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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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Free market for food trucks

By Charles Wallace As long as the trucks do not create or worsen public safety, I think they should be allowed to park as they please. They should be regulated by the Health Department for food safety issues. Creating “zones” for this business activity that can serve literally every person in Louisville other than hospitalized […]

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Food trucks feed parking meters, too

By Paul Vissman As long as the food trucks “feed” the meters where they park they should be treated like the other downtown drivers who use those spaces. Unlike the sheriff’s office, police department, and selected metro & state officials who park for free; food trucks should be allowed to park where they want for […]

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Jefferson County one of the few areas where Democrats buck trend of losing registered voters

Statistics via Kentucky State Board of Elections and Jefferson County Clerk Democrats increased their lead over Republicans in Jefferson County, as more registered voters identified themselves as Democrats during the past year despite the party losing significant ground in almost every other county in Kentucky, part of a decadeslong trend. Although Republicans gained twice as many […]

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Dow rises early after two-day sell-off, analysts urge investors not to panic

Even with steep declines in the last two days, shares of most Louisville-based companies are still up for the year. | Illustration by Boris Ladwig After a broad, two-day sell-off on Wall Street and markets across the globe, two financial analysts encouraged investors to not panic, as economic fundamentals, especially in the United States, remain […]

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In Other News … Louisville football woes, NCAA testimony supports Pitino, gnome thief apprehended, perfect fairness score, Lawrence’s life lessons

Louisville vs. Georgia Tech ⎢ Courtesy University of Louisville Requiem for a Cardinal: Your University of Louisville fighting football Cardinals appear to be bad at the game of football. They lost to the Yellow Jackets of Georgia Tech by a score of 66-31, says Reuters, and managed to give up 542 yards on the ground. […]

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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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