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Massive Growth Planned At El Toro Prompts Move To NuLu
Three years after opening an expanded headquarters downtown, El Toro Internet Marketing LLC plans to move to larger offices in
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Celebrate The 29th Anniversary of The Americans With Disablities Act
Today marks the 29th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act signed by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990.  The
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Mayor Fischer Announces Doug Hamilton, Chief of Public Services, Is Retiring After Nearly 50 Years Of Public Service
Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Doug Hamilton, Chief of Public Services, is retiring from Louisville Metro Government after serving
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  • Coming To The Exposition Center This Month (8/2/2019)

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out the new KY Exposition Center website for events that are happening right here in Louisville. Be sure to check the specifics for the event that catches your eye since not all events are free!

    Right now, the National Street Rod Association Nationals is ending Day 2 of 4 at the Expo Center. Doors open tomorrow morning at 7 AM and admission is $19 for adults, $6 for children under 12 (free for children five and younger).

    Starting August 6, the 2019 KY State Fair Quarter Horse Show will be taking place as it always does before the actual Fair. The event is held in Broadbent arena as well as Freedom Hall, and it is free to the public. Following the Quarter Horse Show, is the 2019 KY State Fair Presented by Gencanna. The Fair takes place August 15 – 25 this year and will feature the 2019 World’s Championship Horse Show at the same time (August 17-24). Tickets to the Horse Show are separate from the admission price of the Fair.

    Ending the month will be the KY Flea Market Labor Day Spectacular, which will run August 30-September 2. Admission is free to the public. On the last day on the month, the KY Expo Center will also host the Yugioh! Regional Qualifier. The event is free for spectators, but will cost competitors $20 Competitors will be competing for a chance to be invited the 2020 National Championship. More information about the tournament can be found on the Bluegrass Magic Gameshop website.

    If you have not yet visited the brand new KY Exposition Center website, you should head over there and check it out. It looks much nicer and is easier to navigate.

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Olmsted Parks Conservancy Offers FREE Walking TOurs In July
Olmsted Parks Conservancy is offering free walking tours of Iroquois Park throughout the month of July. Described in its early days as
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The 11th Annual Jane Austen Festival Will BE Held July 12-14
Join us as we celebrate “Northanger Abbey: Adventure and Romance Unmasked” Featured speakers: Cristina Barreto-Lancaster – “The Good Guide to
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Free Tax Preparation For Residents Filing Past Due Returns
Although the 2018 tax filing season has ended, there is still free help available in preparing past due and amended
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Celebrate Independence Day And The American Revolution At Locust Grove
Afternoon Lecture Series | Jason Hiner: The Burr-Hamilton Duel of 1804Wednesday, July 3, 1:15 pm Jason Hiner, Locust Grove first-person
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Public Input Sought On Eastern Parkway Future
The first public meeting will be held July 11 to collect public input to a project aimed at updating the
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Neighborhood Place Partners Host A Minority Mental Health Month Series, Back To School Events And Much More
Each month, Neighborhood Place partners provide numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Activities in July include the
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Free Classes To Help Smokers Quit
The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and its community partners are offering free stop smoking classes using
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The KY Pregnant Workers Act Helps To Ensure That Any Woman Can Work To Support Her Family Without Risking The
When Kentucky’s new Pregnant Workers Act goes into effect this week, our state will be taking a huge step toward improving birth
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Kentucky State Fair Announces Texas Roadhouse Concert Series Lineup And Presenting Sponsor
The Kentucky State Fair announced GenCanna as the presenting sponsor of this year’s summer celebration as well as the lineup
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Champions Crowned At 75th Junior Falls Cities
The week that started off extremely wet turned out beautiful for Championship matches held on Thursday at Iroquois Golf Course.
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Councilman Rick Blackwell Invites Community To 8th Annual Riverview Independence Festival
The Ohio River will come alive with fireworks and fun on Saturday, June 29th at the Riverview Independence Festival presented
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Metro Council Approves The FY 2019-2020 Operating And Capital Budgets
By a vote of 24 to 1, the Louisville Metro Council has approved the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Operating Budget for
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Louisville Parks And Recreation To Host Two-Day “Pick Up The Parks” Event
Every year, Independence Day brings hundreds of visitors to the parks – and with that heavy traffic comes a lot
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Mayor Fischer, Louisville Free Public Library Officially Open New Northeast Regional
Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Free Public Library officials welcomed the public today to the new Northeast Regional Library located
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President James Asks For Volunteers To Help Spruce Up Victory Park
President David James (D-6) is calling for volunteers to join with the Olmsted Parks Conservancy and Friends of Victory Park
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President James To Join Safe And Healthy Nieghborhoods And LMPD For A Walk Through Victory Park
President David James (D-6) will join Representatives from the Office of Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods and Officers of Louisville Metro
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DO/LOVE/LIVE To Build A Craft Brewery And Community Gathering Space In The Heart Of Butchertown
DO/LOVE/LIVE brewing is excited to announce plans to build an independent production craft brewery in the former Dryden Provisions building at
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Louisville Metro Government Launches New Accela Business & Customer Portals
ayor Greg Fischer today announced the launch of a long-term project to improve how city government serves businesses and citizens. 
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Councilwoman Flood Announces Next South Central Regional Forum To Feature The Louisville Zoo
 It is one of the many popular attractions in Metro Louisville and for 50 years it has focused on the
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Hamilton Fest Celebrates The Spirit Of The Revolution At Locust Grove This Weekend
Hamilton Fest!Sunday, June 16, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm Join us for the conclusion of our Age of Hamilton season
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