Plans for an ice skating rink in Louisville’s Waterfront Park have been scrapped for another year. In February, the Waterfront Development Corporation announced plans for the rink, which was slated to open this winter. The $75,000 needed to finance the project was to come from an outside sponsorship, but the deal fell through. “They chose… Continue reading Waterfront Park Ice Rink on Hold for Another Year
This week’s excessive heat advisory has caused delays to needed repairs at the waterfront splash park in Louisville this week. Gary Pepper with the Waterfront Development Corporation says the playground was scheduled for much needed repairs this week but the Corporation has decided to delay the work to keep citizens cool. “Well what’s happened is the rubber… Continue reading Adventure Playground Remains Open Amid Heat Advisory
The Big Four Bridge has long been slated to be converted to a pedestrian span, but money to put a walkable surface on the bridge has not been available. Waterfront Development Corporation president David Karem says a portion of the funds will be available soon to start preparing the bridge for resurfacing.
Several people suffered slight injuries Saturday afternoon when the historic Belle of Louisville steamboat struck a barge on the Ohio River near Six Mile Island. The vessel’s paddlewheel was damaged and the Belle had to be towed back to its downtown landing. Waterfront Development Corporation Director David Karem tells the Courier-Journal that the Belle was… Continue reading Belle Of Louisville Collision Results In Injuries, Damage