Louisville’s cultural diversity is being celebrated this weekend at the 9th annual Worldfest. The event, which takes over the Belvedere for 3 days on Labor Day weekend, both educates Louisvillians about the city’s diverse culture and provides visitors with diverse food, shopping, and music. Worldfest will run from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday,… Continue reading Worldfest Expands to Three Days for 9th Year
Thousands of Louisvillians are expected to head to Waterfront Park on Monday to participate in Mayor Greg Fischer’s Healthy Hometown Hike, Bike and Paddle. The event’s goal is to encourage fitness through outdoor activities. Louisville was recently ranked second-to-last on the American Fitness Index’s ranking of 50 major U.S. cities. Free shirts will be given… Continue reading Mayor’s Hike Bike and Paddle at Waterfront on Monday
Tonight thousands of the undead will walk down Bardstown Road, participating in the seventh annual Louisville Zombie Attack. The Attack, which begins at 8:29 PM at the intersection of Eastern Parkway and Bardstown Road, started as a birthday gathering for John King and Lyndi Curtis, who now organize the event. Participants in the Attack will walk… Continue reading Seventh Annual Louisville Zombie Attack Hits Bardstown Road Tonight
The Kentucky office for the blind is holding two public focus groups as part of its triennial statewide needs assessment. The office for the blind provides many services to visually impaired Kentuckians, including job counseling, education, and assistive technology. The focus groups will survey eye physicians, educators and employers of the visually impaired, and individuals… Continue reading Kentucky Office for the Blind Holding Focus Groups
The Floyd’s Fork Environmental Association has recently taken a position against a proposal from 21st Century Parks to rename both Floyd’s Fork Park and William F. Miles Park. 21st Century Parks’ is creating a new public park system in the east end of Louisville that will incorporate both Floyd’s Fork and Miles Park into new,… Continue reading Environmental Association Restates Position Against Planned Renaming of East End Parks
A Louisville attorney who has worked extensively in employment litigation says he agrees with the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in a sexual discrimination case against Wal-Mart. The court ruled this week that the case involving more than 1.5 million plaintiffs cannot proceed as a class action. The case has become the largest civil rights class… Continue reading Attorney Agrees Wal-Mart Case Too Large For Class Action
Carmichael’s Bookstore, one of the leading independent booksellers in Louisville, has recently begun selling e-books through their website through a partnership with Google and the American Booksellers Association. More than 250 booksellers nationwide are using the system, which allows independent bookstores to make money from e-books, a market previously reserved for giants like Amazon and… Continue reading Carmichael’s Partners with American Booksellers Association to Sell Google E-books.