Committee Approves Arena Authority, Louisville Downtown Management Agreement

The Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee has approved an amendment that gives the Arena Authority a break on fees it owes the Louisville Downtown Management District. The authority has been tied up in state court over whether the KFC Yum Center is an assessable entity that would owe the Downtown Management annual fees. “From my… Continue reading Committee Approves Arena Authority, Louisville Downtown Management Agreement

Fired Yum Center Manager Hired To Oversee NCAA Games At Facility

The University of Louisville has hired ousted Yum Center general manager Ted Nicholson to oversee the three days of men’s NCAA tournament basketball games to be played at the facility in mid-March. Nicholson was fired as the arena’s general manager by Kentucky State Fair Board President Harold Workman this week for undisclosed reasons. The firing… Continue reading Fired Yum Center Manager Hired To Oversee NCAA Games At Facility

Hiring for Fair Board Jobs Begins

The first day of the Kentucky Fair Board’s annual hiring spree drew hundreds of job seekers for the 350 part-time positions available. The openings are for ushers, ticket takers and other positions at the convention center, Freedom Hall and KFC Yum Center. Ryan Zencka, a freelance event staffer, knows the minimum wage salary is low… Continue reading Hiring for Fair Board Jobs Begins

Q Guest Criticizes Yum Center’s Name, Punctuation

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