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Intimate and Beautiful: An In-Depth Look at Crestwood, Kentucky

Crestwood, Kentucky is a city of about 2,000 people that sits just outside of Louisville in Oldham County. Interestingly, back in 2005, it was actually picked by CNN as one of the best places to live in all of the USA, coming in at number 52. The city only got its name in 1909, but was settled back in the early part of the 19th century. It covers a land...

Four Questions to Consider Before Buying an Investment Property

With housing prices currently on the rise in the Louisville area, properties are once again becoming a popular investment. The right type of property can act as a good source of income, but at the same time there are many pitfalls that could turn your investment into a major loss. In order to avoid these pitfalls, here are four questions you should ask yourself...

Five Kitchen Upgrades That Will Help Maximize Your Home's Resale Value

The kitchen is the most important room of your entire home. After all, you prepare food there and eat in there. It's should come as no surprise then, that increasing the value of your home should also center on this space. If you're trying to sell your home, you clearly want a good price for it, but you will also have to put some work into it before you can expect to get...

Curb Appeal: Leaving A Lasting Impression On Potential Buyers

For many home buyers, the decision to purchase a home is based almost entirely on whether or not the house makes a good first impression. In order to appeal to this type of buyer, you need something that makes people stand back and say "wow!" even before they set foot in your house. The following are three simple steps you can take to improve the way your home looks at first glance....

Astronomy Day at the Rauch Planetarium

The track was wet for the Kentucky Derby, but there are clear skies in the forecast for the Astronomy Day Celebration at Gheens Science Hall’s Rauch Planetarium on Friday, May 10th. The festivities will take place from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. at 106 West...

Building a Deck or Patio? A Few Insights Into Your Legal Requirements

With temperatures reaching over 90 degrees in the summer, and plenty of sunshine all year round, a deck or patio is a great addition to your Louisville home. But before you start building, it's important to think about what legal requirements there are for deck and patio construction. This is particularly important to think about if you're considering selling your home in the future, since...

139th Running of the Kentucky Derby May 4th

It is time for the "Run for the Roses" at the 139th Annual Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 4th. Gates open at approximately 8:00 a.m. with the first race kicking up dirt at 10:30 a.m. The featured Derby will take place at 6:24 p.m., so be ready to place your bets at Churchill Downs.

Bluegrass, bourbon...

Louisville Area Festivals to Check Out in May 2013

If you're ready to rev up for the summertime, there's a few events in Louisville this May that might be a great place to start. With music festivals, markets, and an array of local products on offer, the following festivals should pique your interest and perk up the start of your summer!

Kentucky Derby Festival


According to Yelp, the 5 Best BBQ Joints in Louisville

If you're going to be in Louisville for the summer or are just having a craving for some first class BBQ, take a chance on one of the restaurants below. Some are familiar classics and others new favorites, but they'll all have your mouth watering for ribs, brisket, and all the fixings!

Smoketown USA

Located in Old Louisville...

139th Annual Kentucky Oaks May 3rd

The 139th Annual Fillies Run for the Lillies at the Kentucky Oaks will be held on the traditional Friday prior to the Kentucky Derby, which falls on May 3rd this year. The gates open at 8:00 a.m. with the first race starting at 10:30 a.m. and the last at 5:45 p.m. However, this year's event will feature a lot...

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