New York-based writer Lauren Frey Daisley has given up snark for a month. She explained her decision on Q and said that it will stop her from making fun of the KFC Yum Center. She then criticized the name itself and the fact that Yum Brands uses an exclamation point in its name. (It’s technically… Continue reading Q Guest Criticizes Yum Center’s Name, Punctuation
The city has given a $100 thousand low-interest loan and $20 thousand forgivable loan to a southern food and seafood establishment at Second and Main streets.
A display commemorating Abramson’s work on the waterfront and the new arena was unveiled Friday at the corner of 2nd and Main streets. Abramson says the developments at that corner are an important part of his legacy.
The Louisville Arena Authority expects the KFC Yum Center to make a profit in its first full year of operation. The capital budget calls for the authority to take in 1.4 million more than it will pay in debt service and the operating budget anticipates a 1.2 million dollar profit.
Louisville Metro Government has released a traffic plan for this weekend’s Eagles concert.
The concert is the first event at the new KFC Yum! Center.
The KFC Yum Center officially opens Sunday, and on Monday, Norton Healthcare’s immediate care center inside the building will begin operations. Director of immediate care centers Anna Newkirk says it will keep regular daily hours and will be accessible, even during arena events.
Crews need to put a crane on the bridge so they can put the Cardinal logo and other signs on the arena. The bridge will be closed from 7 pm to 5 am on Monday and Tuesday.
The Kentucky Attorney General’s office says the Louisville Arena Authority is in partial violation of the state’s Open Records Act. While the attorney general’s office says the Arena Authority properly denied personal information like social security numbers and dates of birth, it improperly denied information like employees’ names, home zip codes, gender, race and pay rates.
The KFC Yum Center will open in about four months, and a proposed public art project for the arena has not yet been announced. But officials say the Arena Authority could soon unveil a concept for art that will be installed in the arena’s concourse.
A three million dollar renovation project for the area underneath the Clark Memorial Bridge is underway.