Get Ingredients for a Hot Brown This April
Lots of long-standing Louisville traditions and events have been delayed this year due to the virus, but you can still honor something out of the city’s past even at home. Get the ingredients to make a Hot Brown this April and have a little ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 30, 2020 in Louisville Events
Tour the Grounds of Whitehall This April
You can't stay cooped up in the house even during a virus outbreak. So get some fresh air and fill your eyes with natural beauty this April at historic Whitehall. The house is closed to tours, but the gardens are still open for all to enjoy. And ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 29, 2020 in Louisville Events
See a Presidential Home This April
Abraham Lincoln isn’t the only President of the United States associated with Kentucky, though many people don’t know it. Actually, Zachary Taylor, a president who lived even before Lincoln had a home right here in Louisville. Go check ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 28, 2020 in Louisville Events
Drive Around in the Glenview Historic Neighborhood This April
Louisville is home to several historic neighborhoods, but none of them are quite like Glenview. This neighborhood was home to many of the city’s elite, who came here to build grand estates. Glenview is still full of huge, beautiful homes that ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 27, 2020 in Louisville Events
Have a Picnic at Hogan's Fountain Pavilion
You can’t miss Hogan’s Fountain Pavilion. And once you see it, you won’t forget it. This is a huge gazebo built in 1965 that truly celebrates mid-century architecture. It’s so well-made, in fact, it survived a category F4 ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 26, 2020 in Louisville Events
See the Victorian Mansion That Tobacco Built This April
The Brennan House is the very last reminder of a piece of Louisville's past that is now gone. This grand, stately Victorian mansion is the last of its kind. Once, this gorgeous mansion stood on a residential street surrounded by other Victorian ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 25, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take a Selfie with the Kentucky Rushmore Mural This April
How would you like to take a picture with such Kentucky legends as Muhammad Ali, Abraham Lincoln, Colonel Sanders and Secretariat? Mount Rushmore honors four presidents. Kentucky Rushmore honors some of the state's most famous former residents. And ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 24, 2020 in Louisville Events
Go to the Secret Grotto This April
Visit a secret, shady little Grotto near the UofL Campus this April to see a hidden historic spot that many people haven't seen. The grotto and garden were built in 1927 for an infirmary that no longer exists. The infirmary is long gone, but ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 23, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take a Picture at the Historic Buechel Train Depot This April
There's something sort of romantic about trains. They represent an interesting part of the past, a unique period in American history. Before trains, people traveled mostly using rickety wagons or riverboats, which were limited to natural waterways. ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 22, 2020 in Louisville Events
Commune with Nature at Blackacre This April
Louisville is full of hidden places and unknown treasures and right now is the perfect time to start discovering them. Head to Blackacre this April. Because here, it's super easy to get away from people. And besides, you really can't spend all your ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 21, 2020 in Louisville Events
Ponder Something with Rodin's Thinker This April
You may know that Louisville has a lot of great art in its museums, but where do you go to see art when the museums are closed? This April, you can always go to the UofL main campus. Here, you will find a huge bronze cast of the Thinker, that famous ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 20, 2020 in Louisville Events
Solve the Mystery of the Heigold House Facade This April
One of Louisville's most unique historic locations is a bit of a mystery. This April, get out of the house for a while to go down by the river and see the Heigold House Facade. After 175 years, this ornate home front still stands. Take your picture ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 19, 2020 in Louisville Events
See the King Louis XVI Statue This April
Have a little visit with a king this April and see the huge marble statue of someone who, in a way, is a Louisville founding father. You can find His Majesty at the Louisville Metro Hall Courthouse, a building that’s a lot more interesting ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 18, 2020 in Louisville Events
Play in Central Park in Old Louisville This April
You probably know that Central Park is in Old Louisville. You may even know that the famous designer who created Central Park in New York designed Louisville's Central Park, too. But you may not know how historic this park actually is or how much ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 17, 2020 in Louisville Events
Visit Lincoln at Waterfront Park This April
Take a little walk down by the river this April to go visit one of Louisville's most famous former residents, Abraham Lincoln himself. There's a large memorial to the former president at Waterfront Park. If you haven't seen if or even if you have, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 16, 2020 in Louisville Events
See the Homes in Old Louisville
Old Louisville is a U.S. historic district and the largest preservation district featuring Victorian architecture. This neighborhood looks truly lost in time, an ageless collection of quiet streets where oak trees cast shadows over the tall towers, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 15, 2020 in Louisville Events
Fly a Kite in Iroquois Park This April
There’s not much to do during a virus scare, so why not go fly a kite? Head to the top of Iroquois Park where it’s nice and windy and practice flying a kite. It’s pretty easy to practice social distancing in a park that's 725.85 ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 14, 2020 in Louisville Events
Get a Look at Gardens and the River This April
Spend a day on the riverside this April and head to the place that's actually called Riverside! The Farnsley-Moremen Landing is known as Riverside, one of Louisville's great historic properties. There's a long, gorgeous stretch of waterfront here ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 13, 2020 in Louisville Events
Go for a Jog Along the Waterfront This April
Get out in the beautiful April weather and get out of the house for a little while. Head to the waterfront for a jog. Start at the Lincoln Memorial, past the Big Four Lawn and the famous Brown-Forman Amphitheater. You'll see breathtaking views as ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 12, 2020 in Louisville Events
Look at Landscaping in Lake Forest
When most places are closed and there's nothing to do, why not go out and get some good gardening ideas? Get in the car and head to Lake Forest to get a look at gorgeous landscaping and get some great ideas for your home gardens this April. While ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 11, 2020 in Louisville Events