Best Things To Do in Louisville

Best Things To Do in Louisville

The Proof is in The Barrel: History of Kentucky Bourbon

Posted Apr 11, 2018

One of our area’s most notable products and industries is the manufacturing and distribution of Bourbon. While Bourbon can be made anywhere in the US, it is most commonly associated with Kentucky. It has been estimated that over 90% of all Bourbon produced originates in Kentucky. Only whiskey produced in the United States can carry the name Bourbon. Bourbon was named America’s native spirit by an act of Congress in 1964.

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Experience the Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre in Louisville

Experience the Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre in Louisville

Updated Apr 11, 2018

The Humana Festival is the premiere event of its kind in the nation, drawing theatre lovers, journalists, and lm and stage producers from around the world.

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Enjoy the Frankfort Avenue Bourbon Experience

Enjoy the Frankfort Avenue Bourbon Experience

Posted Apr 11, 2018

The combination of The Wine Rack and Bourbons Bistro, both located within a few steps of each other on Louisville’s Historic Frankfort Avenue, offer a very up close, thorough and personal bourbon experience. John Johnson, owner of the Wine Rack and Jason Brauner, owner of Bourbons Bistro both have extensive expertise in the various complexities of bourbon and are glad to share that knowledge with their customers.

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Wagner's Pharmacy and the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville

Wagner's Pharmacy and the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville

Posted Mar 20, 2018

There’s much, much more to a visit to Churchill Downs than just a seat in the grandstands! The history of the racetrack and the Kentucky Derby is quite lengthy and the stories they tell are fascinating and captivating.

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Kentucky Derby Museum Barn and Backside Van Tour at Churchill Downs

Kentucky Derby Museum Barn and Backside Van Tour at Churchill Downs

Posted Mar 20, 2018

When the topic of Kentucky finds its way into a conversation, one of the first things that come up is usually the Kentucky Derby. Known as the “Greatest Two Minutes in Sports,” this title comes with plenty of fascinating history that extends far deeper than what most of us are familiar with; the Mint Juleps, My Old Kentucky Home, and a lively infield.

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Omni Louisville Hotel Is Now Open!

Omni Louisville Hotel Is Now Open!

Posted Mar 6, 2018

The new Omni Louisville Hotel is now open! They welcomed their first guest on March 6.  The hotel offers 612 guest rooms and 34 luxurious suites, as well as 70,000 square feet of meeting and event space featuring 20 unique and authentic experiences under one roof. 

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Get to Know Some of the Best Chefs in Louisville

Get to Know Some of the Best Chefs in Louisville

Updated Nov 3, 2017

Louisville has gained a national reputation as one of the best foodie destinations in the country. Nearly any list of top culinary destinations will mention Louisville as a must-do! Jetsetter and USA Today have ranked Louisville as one of the best new local food scenes in the country, while National Geographic, Zagat, Travel + Leisure and members of the International Association of Culinary Professionals have all Louisville as one of the top-rated foodie destinations in the world. And for the second consecutive year, more than 16 restaurants have opened in the area!

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John Varanese: A Unique Culinary Talent on the Louisville Restaurant Scene

John Varanese: A Unique Culinary Talent on the Louisville Restaurant Scene

Posted Nov 2, 2017

John Varanese relocated to Louisville, Kentucky, from Charleston, South Carolina, in 1998 when he was hired by local favorite Azalea to be the Executive Chef. By 2008, he was opening his namesake restaurant Varanese on historic Frankfort Avenue. He is currently one of the area’s premier chefs, and his restaurants have become dining destinations that have drawn huge crowds each year.

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Behind the Barrel: Best Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries and Tours

Behind the Barrel: Best Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries and Tours

Posted Oct 30, 2017

No two Kentucky bourbon distilleries are exactly the same, so you’ll discover new and intriguing bourbon-making secrets during every tour, since each one offers an introduction and insight into their own unique way of making this legendary spirit. The introductions to four of the best bourbon distilleries and tours below will serve as an excellent beginning to your Kentuckybourbon making adventures!

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