Metro Council Lifts Ban On Heavy Fireworks, Again

The Louisville Metro Council has approved the sale and use of large fireworks, overturning an ordinance passed two weeks ago. Fireworks that were legal before 2011 can continue to be sold from tents; any larger explosives, like roman candles or cherry bombs, will needs to be sold from a permanent structure. Despite passing the ban… Continue reading Metro Council Lifts Ban On Heavy Fireworks, Again

Mayor Fischer Signs Ordinance Banning Heavy Fireworks

Mayor Greg Fischer has signed an ordinance banning the use of certain fireworks like roman candles and bottle rockets, which the Metro Council previously allowed to be sold. The council narrowly passed the ordinance last week by a single vote with some council members absent or refusing to vote either way. The ordinance was introduced… Continue reading Mayor Fischer Signs Ordinance Banning Heavy Fireworks

John Rich, Michael Franti To Headline Festival

By Rick Howlett Officials have announced details of the 11th annual Louisville Waterfront Independence Festival. This year’s event will be held July 3 and 4, and will feature concerts by John Rich with Cowboy Troy on July 3, and Michael Franti and Spearhead on the second evening. There will also be fireworks displays both nights… Continue reading John Rich, Michael Franti To Headline Festival