Fischer Suspends Metro Parks Director

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has suspended Metro Parks Director Mike Heitz a day after the department head was videotaped attempting to drive his city-issued vehicle while allegedly intoxicated. On Monday, WAVE 3 observed Heitz drinking at a local restaurant and then getting behind the wheel of his city vehicle in preparation to drive. After being […]

Parks Damaged By Storms, Heat Slows Cleanup

Crews with Louisville Metro Parks will spend the next two weeks cleaning up damage from last night’s severe storms. Chicasaw and Shawnee parks as well the parkways and Flaget Center saw the most damage. Crews spent much of today finding and moving fallen trees and hanging limbs that posed dangers to park visitors. Metro Parks […]

With River Rising, Metro Parks Makes “Thunder” Adjustments

In response to flooding along the Ohio River, Louisville Metro Parks officials have announced some adjustments to parking and other rules for Saturday‚Äôs Thunder Over Louisville. Cox Park will be closed to vehicular traffic due to flooding. Thunder patrons can park at nearby Thurman Hutchins Park and walk to nearby points to view the aircraft […]

Design Plans Unveiled For Section Of "The Fork"

The non-profit group 21st Century Parks, which is creating The Fork, a four-thousand acre public park system along the Floyd’s Fork watershed in eastern and southeastern Louisville, has unveiled design plans for a large section of the project. The so-called North Park includes 1,400 acres along Floyd’s Fork Creek beginning near Shelbyville Road and extending […]