Extravagant Celebrations are a Kentucky Derby Tradition
There is many an extravagant celebration during Derby week, and they all hold the promise of entertainment and plenty of festivities to enjoy. These celebrations are definitely more adult-oriented, but even parents need a night of fun for themselves ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 30, 2012 in Louisville Events
Wyandotte Neighborhood - The Home of Churchill Downs
The Wyandotte Neighborhood, also called Oakdale, is a cozy little community on the south side of Louisville. It is bordered by Longfield Avenue to the north, Taylor Boulevard to the west, convenient interstate access to the south with I-264, and to ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 26, 2012 in Louisville Subdivisions
41st Annual Cherokee Triangle Art Fair
Cherokee Park is beautiful this time of year, and this weekend it will have a little extra beauty in the form of over 200 artist booths. If you are looking for some unique entertainment for the family April 28th and 29th, then you’ve got from ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 25, 2012 in Louisville Events
Chow Down at the Waterfront Park Chow Wagon
If you and the family are looking for something fun to do this weekend, the Kentucky Derby Festival Chow Wagon starts on April 26th in Louisville. This year’s food and entertainment extravaganza will be ongoing until May 5th and is sponsored ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 24, 2012 in Louisville Events
Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Glow
This Friday, April 27th Louisville lights up with the annual Derby Festival Great Balloon Glow. This is a fabulous event for the entire family to attend. The gates open at 6pm so there is plenty of time to walk around and check out the participating ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 23, 2012 in Louisville Events
Belknap Neighborhood - Home to North America's Oldest Operating Airport
The Belknap Neighborhood was recognized by Louisville Magazine as a lovable neighborhood in October 2010. It is located roughly 4 miles from downtown Louisville and is bound by Bardstown Road, Dundee Road, Douglass Boulevard and Newburg Road. ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 20, 2012 in Louisville Subdivisions
18th Century Thunder - The Revolutionary War
This weekend is sure to be fun filled as Louisvillians start to celebrate the annual Derby festival. This Saturday April 21st is going to be an exciting day, though it will have its share of thunder. However, thunder doesn’t always mean a ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 18, 2012 in Louisville Events
Woodlawn Park - Louisville's First Thoroughbred Race Track
Woodlawn Park was originally a land grant to Col. Gray from the King of England; however the good Mr. Gray lost the land in a gambling debt, which ironically, opened the door for the area to become a thriving place of business. The true history of ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 17, 2012 in Louisville Subdivisions
Thunder Over Louisville
The Kentucky Derby festivities are kicking off this Saturday, April 21st and starting things off with a BOOM! You and the family can head down to Waterfront Park and be right in the middle of the live action of Thunder Over Louisville. There will be ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 16, 2012 in Louisville Events
The Phoenix Hill Neighborhood
The Phoenix Hill neighborhood is an area of Louisville that has undergone a drastic evolution since it began in 1774. This area was initially known as Preston’s Enlargement, and was part of the land granted to Colonel William Preston. The city ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 15, 2012 in Louisville Subdivisions
Middletown, Kentucky - Historic Character and Charm
Despite its name, Middletown, Kentucky is anything but a mid-grade town. It is located in the eastern part of Jefferson County and is one of the upscale areas of the city. Residents and visitors to the area find it filled with charming homes, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 14, 2012 in Louisville Subdivisions
Mockingbird Valley - Serenity at its Finest
The Mockingbird Valley Subdivision is a small community in a beautiful country enclave with a rural feel. The neighborhood is located directly east of Louisville along the Ohio River on river bluffs and rolling hills. The elite homes are ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 13, 2012 in Louisville Subdivisions
Portland - The Original Wharf Town
When you think of Portland in Louisville, what is the first thing to come to mind? Most people would probably think of shotgun style houses, but there is a lot more to this sub-city than those quaint little rectangular homes. For instance, did you ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 12, 2012 in Louisville Subdivisions
Jeffersontown, Kentucky - An Industrial Boomtown
Jeffersontown, Kentucky is a thriving community and prior to the consolidation of Louisville and Jefferson County in 2003, it was the largest city in Jefferson County outside of Louisville. Jeffersontown, also known as J-town, is home to the largest ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 11, 2012 in Louisville Subdivisions
The Louisville Quest
Most of us have seen a medieval film or played a video game where the characters go on a quest to find treasure or save a princess. This weekend you and your family can go on your own adventure with The Louisville Quest, Saturday April 14th from ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 10, 2012 in Louisville Events
Party for the Planet at the Louisville Zoo
Everybody enjoys a good party, especially one that’s fun for all ages. Why not surprise the kids Saturday April 14th by taking them to the Party for the Planet at the Louisville Zoo? This is a month long event hosted by Louisville Gas and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 9, 2012 in Louisville Events
Louisville Zombie Survival Fun Run
This Saturday, April 7th will be the first annual Zombie Survival Fun Run at Rugby Field in Cherokee Park. If you and the family are looking for an interesting way to get a little exercise, this can definitely help provide a little motivation. Some ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 8, 2012 in Louisville Events
The Evolution of Butchertown
Butchertown started construction in the 1820’s and lies just east of downtown Louisville. This simple community was once the home to the famed inventor Thomas Edison, who owned a shotgun house on Washington Street in 1866. Adam, Webster and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 5, 2012 in Louisville Subdivisions
Home for Sale 2216 Parkwood Road Louisville, Kentucky 40214
This 3 bedroom cape cod home at 2216 Parkwood Road in Louisville boasts a ton of square footage for the price!
Walk to Iroquois Park or sit and enjoy your own yard on either the front covered porch or back covered deck! This home has a large living ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 3, 2012 in Homes for Sale
The Frankfort Avenue Easter Parade
For the most part, everyone loves a parade. This Saturday gather the family together and come out to the 20th Annual Frankfort Avenue Easter Parade hosted by the Frankfort Avenue Business Association (FABA). This historic parade always takes place ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 3, 2012 in Louisville Events