Writer Michael Washburn has kind words for the various parks, museums and restaurants across the city. The harshest criticism is reserved for 4th Street Live, which Washburn calls overwrought, underthought and “frat-tastic.” You can read the full story here.
The summer heat is finally dissipating and the trees are taking on some fall color, so the time is right for some great weekend getaways, whether it’s to a family farm, state park, arboretum, a historical site such as Shaker Village, or just a beautiful country highway. What are your favorite places to take in the fall landscape, perhaps pack a picnic and sip some cider, or enjoy a hayride and bonfire, or a majestic color-drenched vista? We’ll talk fall getaways in Kentucky next time on State of Affairs. Listen to the Show
The holiday travel season has begun and officials at Louisville International Airport are expecting crowds. But travel habits have changed over the years.
AAA is predicting a nearly 3% decline in the number of people traveling by automobile this holiday weekend. Officials predict about 37-million people nationwide will drive more than fifty miles from their homes. AAA spokesperson Roger Boyd says gas prices and the overall economy affect how many people take to the road. “What we’ve seen… Continue reading Travel Expected to Decrease Over Holiday Weekend
A company that helps frequent travelers bypass security lines at airports has closed.
Traveling abroad can often seem like a perfect way to enjoy an exotic getaway, but can a trip to Spain become more than an exotic beach vacation? Listen to the Show
Crowds at the Louisville International Airport may be slightly smaller this holiday week.
It’s likely fewer Americans will travel during the Labor Day weekend compared to last year. AAA estimates more than 34-million people will leave home this holiday weekend. Spokesperson Roger Boyd says that number is just slightly lower than a year ago. “That’s down less than one-percent total over last year, so that’s good, people have… Continue reading AAA Estimates Fewer Travelers Over Holiday Weekend
Louisville’s aggressive campaign to lure young professionals to the city moves to Tampa, Florida Thursday.