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A preview of KET's new series about the events, people, and culture of Louisville, featuring samples from stories to be featured in upcoming programs. A 2006 KET production.
Jonathan Wolff/Louisville Underground/St. James Court Art Show/Parks Project/Conrad-Caldwell House #101
Louisville native Jonathan Wolff, the composer behind unforgettable TV tunes like the themes to Seinfeld and Will & Grace; a tour of the Louisville Underground; the 50th anniversary of the St. James Court Art Show and a visit with watercolorist Barbara Medford; an interview with David Jones about the city parks project; and a little-known fact about the Conrad-Caldwell House Museum. A KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Lost Boys of Sudan/Milton Metz/Idea Festival/Belle of Louisville #102
Young men who escaped the horrors of war in the Sudan and the people who are helping them start a new life in Louisville; an interview with Milton Metz, one of Louisville's most famous broadcasters; a preview of the 2006 Idea Festival; and the legendary steamboat Belle of Louisville. A KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
21c Museum Hotel/Lost Boys II/Jug Band Jubilee/Western Branch #103
The 21c Museum Hotel, dedicated to Southern-style luxuries and contemporary art; a second visit with the "Lost Boys" who escaped the horrors of war in the Sudan; the 2006 National Jug Band Jubilee; and the Western Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, the first full-service public library in the U.S. to be run by and for African Americans. A KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Relocating to Louisville/Caufield's Novelty/Louisville Science Center/Taffy Tolu #104
Interviews with new Louisvillians about why they relocated and how they like the Derby City; the Halloween costumes and other novelties of Caufield's; the Louisville Science Center; and Taffy Tolu, a confection introduced by Louisville pharmacist John Colgan in the 1870s that was the first flavored chewing gum. A KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Muhammad Ali Center/Festival of Faiths/Pat Day/Lewis and Clark Homecoming/Tom Owen #105
A visit to the Muhammad Ali Center, including an interview with Ali photographer and friend Howard Bingham; the Festival of Faiths celebrating the religious heritage of the Louisville region; ledgendary jockey Pat Day; a Lewis and Clark homecoming commemoration; and noted Louisville historian Tom Owen. A 2006 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Kentucky Nurses Association/Paul Owen/Portland Museum/Christopher 2X/Zachary Taylor #106
The 100th anniversary of the Kentucky Nurses Association, designer Paul Owen of Actors Theatre, the Portland Museum and the neighborhood's importance to Louisville history, an interview with community leader Christopher 2X, and a look at President Zachary Taylor's connections to Louisville. A 2006 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Edgar Rice Burroughs Collection/Denny Miller/Jerry Abramson/Indian Bead Artist/Kentucky Seafood #107
Actor Denny Miller, who played Tarzan in the movies; the University of Louisville library's mammoth collection of Tarzan and Edgar Rice Burroughs memorabilia; an interview with Mayor Jerry Abramson; an Indian bead artist; and Kentucky's growing fish products industry. A 2006 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Keep Louisville Weird/Susan Sweeney Crum/Neighborhoods/Cast-Iron Buildings #108
The Keep Louisville Weird campaign, which aims to support unique homegrown businesses in the face of ever-expanding national franchises; media personality Susan Sweeney Crum; Metro Government's Neighborhoods Department; and cast-iron buildings downtown. A KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Stage One/Waldorf School/The Healing Place/Jazz and the Spoken Word #109
The 60th-anniversary celebration for Stage One, Louisville's professional theater for young audiences; the Waldorf School; an interview with President Jay Davidson about the Healing Place's work with the homeless and the addicted; and a visit to Jazz and the Spoken Word at the Jazz Factory. A 2006 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Chanukah Celebrations/American Printing House for the Blind/Joe Elliott/Kizito Cookies/Women 4 Women/Colonel Sanders and Duncan Hi #110
Chanukah celebrations in Louisville's Jewish community; the American Printing House for the Blind, the world's largest company devoted solely to products for the visually impaired; WHAS radio personality Joe Elliott; Kizito Cookies; Cissy Musselman, founder of Women 4 Women; and a profile of Colonel Sanders and Duncan Hines. A 2006 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Holiday Memories/Managing Chronic Disease/Art Sparks/Metro Health/Happy Birthday Song #111
A holiday trip down memory lane spotlights a bustling Fourth Street shopping district and Clifton as seen through the eyes of an early 20th-century Christmas card artist. Also, neighborhood programs that help people manage chronic disease; the interactive Art Sparks children's gallery at the Speed Art Museum; an interview with Dr. Adewale Troutman, director of the Louisville Metro Health Department; and a look at the birth of the "Happy Birthday" song, composed by the Hill Sisters of Louisville. A 2006 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Barney Bright Clock/Girl Scouts/Louisville Slugger Museum/Convention and Visitors Bureau/1937 Flood #112
The restoration of the animated Barney Bright clock; a look at 21st-century Girl Scouting in Louisville; a visit to the Louisville Slugger Museum; an interview with Stacey Yates, vice president of marketing communications with the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau; and the 70th anniversary of the 1937 Ohio River flood. A 2006 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Hand Surgeons/Bike Racks/Photo Books/Debbie Scoppechio/Bluegrass Cooperage #113
Louisville surgeons Joseph Kutz and Harold Kleinert, who helped perform the first hand transplant surgery in the U.S.; artistic downtown bike racks; two new books featuring photos of Louisville, past and present; an interview with Debbie Scoppechio, chairwoman and CEO of Creative Alliance Inc.; and Bluegrass Cooperage's part in the making of Kentucky bourbon. A 2006 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
The Incredible Inman/Farmington/School of Rock/Kevin W. Cosby/Fontaine Fox #114
David Inman of the Courier-Journal, better known as "the Incredible Inman" for his knowledge of TV trivia; Farmington, a former plantation worked by enslaved African Americans that also hosted Abraham Lincoln; Louisville variations on the "School of Rock"; an interview with Rev. Dr. Kevin W. Cosby, shepherd to one of the largest flocks of Christian believers in Louisville; and cartoonist Fontaine Fox. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
U.S. Marine Hospital/Adaptive Reuse/Chinese New Year/James Ramsey/Thomas Edison House #115
Efforts to save and renovate the U.S. Marine Hospital, one of the country's most endangered historic landmarks; how "adaptive reuse" is saving other old buildings; a Chinese New Year celebration at the Crane House; an interview with James Ramsey, president of the University of Louisville; and the Thomas Edison House. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Volunteering/Derby Dinner Playhouse/DinnerWorks/Kentucky Center for African American Heritage/YMCA Black Achievers #116
Businesses that encourage volunteering in Louisville; dinner theater at the Derby Dinner Playhouse; the Dinner Works event, where art and tableware meet; an interview with C'lest Lanier, president of the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage; and the YMCA Black Achievers program. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Hoosiers in Hollywood/Lucasfilm Scout/Griffith and Browning/Louisville Fencing Club/Actors Theatre #117
A salute to Hollywood with a look at Indiana ties to the movie industry; Dr. David West Reynolds, an archaeologist who became a scout for filmmaker George Lucas; and profiles of D.W. Griffith and Tod Browning, Kentucky filmmakers who made history in black and white. Also, a visit to the Louisville Fencing Club and an interview with Jennifer Bielstein, the new managing director of Actors Theatre of Louisville. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Denny Crum/Derby Festival Spelling Bee/Dress for Success/Benjamin Richmond/Pee Wee Reese #118
Legendary University of Louisville basketball coach Denny Crum; the Kentucky Derby Festival Spelling Bee; Dress for Success, which helps disadvantaged women boost their chances for success in the workplace by outfitting them with professional attire; Benjamin K. Richmond, president and CEO of the Louisville Urban League; and baseball Hall of Famer Pee Wee Reese. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
John Mellencamp/Flock of Finns/Geek Squad/Diane McGraw/Louisville Zoo #119
An interview with rock singer/songwriter John Mellencamp; a tribute to the late folk artist Marvin Finn and his Flock of Finns sculpture project; a visit to Geek Squad headquarters; an interview with Diane McGraw, executive director of the Greater Louisville Sports Commission; and updates on what's new at the Louisville Zoo. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
John Nation/Barkstown/Muth's Candy Store/Junior Achievement/Jefferson Memorial Forest #120
Louisville magazine photographer John Nation; canine day care at Barkstown; the family-owned Muth's Candy Store; an interview with Hannelore Goldberg of Junior Achievement Kentuckiana; and Jefferson Memorial Forest, a 6,000-acre natural wonder just 15 miles from downtown Louisville. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Genealogy/Brightside/Apple Patch/Rep. John Yarmuth/Cathedral of the Assumption #121
Tracing genealogy; Brightside's efforts to keep Louisville clean and environmentally aware; the Apple Patch community for mild to moderate mentally challenged adults; an interview with U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth (D-3rd); and the splendor of the Cathedral of the Assumption, built in 1852. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Jeneen Wiche/Beverly Bartlett/Ted Pullen/Falls of the Ohio #122
Jeneen Wiche, second generation garden columnist and radio show host; Louisville sustainability; Beverly Bartlett, Courier Journal columnist and author of Princess Izzy and the E Street Shuffle and Cover Girl Confidential; an interview with Ted Pullen, director of Public Works and Assets; and Falls of the Ohio, the 386-million-year-old fossile beds are among the largest naturally exposed Devonian fossil beds in the world. A KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Branding Louisville/Young Chefs Academy/Science Hill/Charlie Johnson/McAlpine Locks and Dam #123
A look at efforts to brand and market Louisville worldwide; the Young Chefs Academy, where kids learn the importance and value of cooking; the history of Science Hill; an interview with entrepreneur and former pro athlete Charlie W. Johnson; and a tour of the McAlpine Locks and Dam system. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Bob Edwards/Underground Railroad/Derby and Oaks History/Frazier Museum/Black Jockeys #124
Radio journalist and Louisville native Bob Edwards discusses childhood memories and life on satellite radio. Historian and archaeologist Karolyn Smardz Frost tells the story of a Louisville couple who escaped from slavery via the Underground Railroad in 1831. And John Asher, vice president of communications at Churchill Downs, talks about the history and tradition of the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby. Also, the Frazier International History Museum and a look at early black jockeys in Kentucky. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
West Baden Springs Hotel/Crusade for Children/Locust Grove/Office for International Affairs/Raptor Rehab #125
The restoration of the West Baden Springs Hotel dome in Southern Indiana; the WHAS Crusade for Children telethon; historic Locust Grove; an interview with Omar Ayash, director of the Metro government's Office for International Affairs; and Raptor Rehab, where wild birds are treated for injured wings, beaks, and talons. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Biking Louisville/Miss Wheelchair Kentucky/Yew Dell Gardens/Governor's School for the Arts/Kentucky Shakespeare Festival #126
Efforts to make Louisville more bike-friendly; a profile of Miss Wheelchair Kentucky; a tour of Yew Dell Gardens; an interview with Heather Weston Bell, executive director of the Governor's School for the Arts; and a preview of the 47th season of the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Owsley Brown II/YouthBuild Louisville/Governor's School for the Arts/Southern Exposition/St. James Court Art Show #201
A profile of Owsley Brown II, outgoing chairman of the board at Brown-Forman; YouthBuild Louisville, where low-income young people get help rebuilding their communities and their lives; the Governor's School for the Arts; an interview with Kevin D. Kouba of the Old Louisville Chamber about the St. James Court Art Show; and a look back at the Southern Exposition of 1883. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Breast Cancer Survivors/Farmers' Markets/Louisville Rowing Club/Sister Cities/Tori Murden McClure #202
Breast cancer survivors; a tour of neighborhood farmers' markets; the Louisville Rowing Club; a salute to Louisville's Sister Cities; and an interview with Tori Murden McClure, the first woman to row across the Atlantic. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Lebowski Fest/Vernon Lanes/Angela Bartley/Charles Venable/Edwin Hubble #203
Artist Bill Green and his Lebowski Fest posters; the history of the Vernon Lanes bowling alley; dancer, actress, singer, and trumpeter Angela Bartley; Charles Venable, the new director of the Speed Art Museum; and a look back at astronomer Edwin Powell Hubble's time as a basketball coach in New Albany. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
World War II Special #204
Interviews with Louisville-area World War II veterans, including former Indiana Gov. Edgar Whitcomb; war-era photos and documents at the University of Louisville archives; the Patton Museum at Fort Knox; a project to create an online collection of WWII letters from soldiers at the Clark County, IN libraries; and the Kentucky Medal of Honor Memorial, the first of its kind in the U.S. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Tod Browning/Cave Hill Cemetery/DuPont Mansion Bed and Breakfast/David Dominé/Corn Island #205
Filmmaker Tod Browning, the Louisville native who directed the 1931 classic Dracula; Cave Hill Cemetery; the DuPont Mansion Bed and Breakfast in Old Louisville; an interview with David Dominé, author of the local bestseller Ghosts of Old Louisville; and the history of the now-vanished Corn Island, site of George Rogers Clark's original 1778 encampment. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Dining/Cousin Willie's Popcorn/Food Literacy Project/Sarah Fritschner/Local Foods #206
Dining in Louisville; Cousin Willie's Popcorn; the Food Literacy Project at Oxmoor Farm, which operates educational programs about organic and local agriculture; Sarah Fritschner, who served as food editor for the Courier-Journal for 22 years; and a look at local foods, including the hot Brown. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Terry Boyd/Stratton Hammon/Liz Everman/Mary Anderson #207
Terry Boyd, a reporter for Louisville's Business First who was sent on assignment to Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kosovo by Stars and Stripes; a look back at the work of architect Stratton Hammon with author Winfrey Blackburn; veteran WLKY newscaster and anchorwoman Liz Everman; and a salute to Mary Anderson, a late-19th-century actress who grew up in Louisville. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Humana Building/Peace Education Program/The Henry Clay/Julie May/George Rogers Clark #208
Architect Michael Graves, Humana founder David Jones, and Mayor Jerry Abramson comment on the 25th anniversary of the Humana Building, and Executive Director Eileen Blanton talks about the work of the Peace Education Program. Also, the history of the Henry Clay building, artist Julie May, and a profile of Louisville founder George Rogers Clark. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Louisville Eccentric Observer/Keith Auerbach/The Little Loomhouse/Bennie Ivory/Louis Brandeis #209
A behind-the-scenes look at the Louisville Eccentric Observer, a free weekly magazine, and a profile of photographer Keith Auerbach, whose humorous and quirky photographs are often featured there; the Little Loomhouse, which carries on the folk art tradition of weaving and other textile arts; an interview with Bennie Ivory, executive editor and vice president for news at the Courier-Journal and recipient of a national award for diversity leadership; and Louisville native Louis Brandeis, the first Jewish justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Ireland Expedition/Asian Restaurants/Americana Community Center/Office for International Affairs/32nd Indiana #210
A Greater Louisville Inc. expedition to Ireland to witness Dublin's success and how it parallels Louisville's own resurgence; the Asiatique and August Moon restaurants; the Americana Community Center, where Louisville meets the world; Claudia Peralta-Mudd, international program specialist with the Metro Office for International Affairs; and a memorial to the 32nd Indiana Regiment, the oldest Civil War monument in the country. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Christmas Collectors/Vince Staten/Henry's Ark/Victor Mature #211
Christmas memorabilia collectors Tim and Elizabeth Young; author and restaurateur Vince Staten with a new edition of his popular book Real Barbeque; Henry's Ark, an eclectic zoo/farm in Prospect where the animals roam free; an interview with Roland R. Blahnik, President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Kentucky; and legendary actor Victor Mature, who was born and raised in Louisville. A 2007 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Elvis Costumes/Howard Steamboat Museum/Mary Ann Currier/Muhammad Ali/Girl Scouts #212
Elviswear at B&K Enterprises Costume Company in Southern Indiana; the 50th anniversary of the Howard Steamboat Museum; excerpts from a new KET documentary profiling artist and teacher Mary Ann Currier; Louisville's greatest champ, Muhammad Ali; and an interview with Terry Blackwell, CEO of Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Norton Commons/UPS/Thomas Edison House/Madeline Abramson/American Printing House for the Blind #213
Norton Commons, a Prospect neighborhood being built from scratch using New Urbanist principles; behind the scenes at UPS; the Thomas Edison House; an interview with Madeline Abramson, who is "married" to the mayor's Healthy Hometown initiative; and the 150th anniversary of the American Printing House for the Blind. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Louisville Leopard Percussionists/WNAS/Pro-Liquitech/Paper Doll Quilts/c d kaplan #214
The Louisville Leopard Percussionists, made up of students between the ages of 7 and 12; WNAS radio in New Albany, the nation's oldest high school radio station; Pro-Liquitech, which creates beverage, food, and nutritional supplements; paper doll quilts by Rebekka Seigel on display at the Frazier International History Museum; and an interview with writer and culture maven c d kaplan. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Ed Hamilton/Chef Joe Castro/Coca-Cola Memorabilia/Public Radio Partnership/Louisville Palace #215
Sculptor Ed Hamilton at work on his statue of Abraham Lincoln, commissioned for Waterfront Park in conjunction with the Lincoln bicentennial; chef Joe Castro and his unique job at General Electric; the Schmidt Museum of Coca-Cola Memorabilia in Elizabethtown; an interview with Donovan Reynolds, president and CEO of the Public Radio Partnership; and the Louisville Palace. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Jane Austen Society/Cressman Center Visual Arts Gallery/Carnegie Center for Art & History/Whitney Young Jr./Nana Yaa Asantewaa #216
The regional chapter of the Jane Austen Society, formed at Locust Grove; the Cressman Center Visual Arts Gallery at the University of Louisville's Hite Art Institute; the Carnegie Center for Art & History in New Albany and its Underground Railroad exhibit; civil rights leader Whitney Young Jr.; and an interview with international storyteller and artist Nana Yaa Asantewaa, director of the Arts Council of Louisville. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Tom Brokaw/Kirby Gann/Archdiocese of Louisville/Kentucky Crafted: The Market/Center for Women and Families #217
Behind the scenes at the Kentucky Author Forum with famed journalist Tom Brokaw; an excerpt from KET's Kentucky Muse series featuring Louisville author Kirby Gann; the history of the Archdiocese of Louisville; Kentucky Crafted: The Market, an annual showcase of Kentucky-made art, crafts, and food; and an interview with Denise Troutman, president of the Center for Women and Families. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Louisville Zoo/Rebecca Ruth Candy/Nanz and Kraft Florists/Linda Bryant Valentine/Dr. Harvey Wiley #218
Conservation efforts and an elephant birthday party at the Louisville Zoo; Rebecca Ruth candy; Nanz and Kraft Florists, founded in 1850; an interview with Linda Bryant Valentine, executive director of the General Assembly Council of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.); and Dr. Harvey A. Wiley, a chemist who became the father of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Holocaust Education/Squallis Puppeteers/Rauch Planetarium/Multiple Sclerosis Society/The Little Colonel #219
Teacher Fred Whitaker's Holocaust education program at St. Francis of Assisi School, for which he won the 2006 Outstanding Educator Award from the Anne Frank Center; the Squallis Puppeteers, who make their own puppets, write their own plays, and orchestrate them with original music; the University of Louisville planetarium; Whitney Vogel, director of development for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Kentucky-Southeast Indiana Chapter; and Annie Fellows Johnston's "Little Colonel" novels set amid the aristocracy of old Kentucky. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
ZFX/1974 Tornadoes/Harlan Hubbard/Belle of Louisville/Enid Yandell #220
A visit to ZFX, which combines aerial choreography and state-of-the-art flying equipment to create special effects; a look back at the April 1974 tornado outbreak; a profile of poet and artist Harlan Hubbard; an interview with Linda Harris, CEO of the Belle of Louisville; and a remembrance of artist Enid Yandell, a pioneering female sculptor of the 1890s and early 1900s. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Derby City Roller Girls/Louisville Originals/Fillies Ball/Kentucky Derby Festival/Schimpff's Confectionery #221
The Derby City Roller Girls; Louisville Originals, an organization that helps promote independent restaurants; the 50th anniversary of the Fillies Ball; an interview with Michael E. Berry, president and CEO of the Kentucky Derby Festival; and Schimpff's Confectionery in Jeffersonville, IN. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Antiques Roadshow/Louisville Antique Mall/Collectors/David Friedlander/Brennan House #222
A behind-the-scenes look at Antiques Roadshow's 2007 visit to Louisville includes scenes from a VIP party and conversations with host Mark L. Walberg; executive producer Marsha Bemko; and appraiser Wes Cowan, who was born in Louisville. Also, the Louisville Antique Mall; three eclectic collectors; David Friedlander, owner of Friedlander Antiques and the unique Children's Planet; and the Brennan House, one of Louisville's many Victorian mansions. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Antiques Roadshow/Glendale/Embroiderers' Guild/A Taste of Kentucky/Joe Ley Antiques #223
More behind-the-scenes conversations from the 2007 Antiques Roadshow visit to Louisville; a road trip to Glendale in search of antiques; the Embroiderers' Guild of America; an interview with John Hassman, owner of A Taste of Kentucky; and Joe Ley Antiques, an 1890 schoolhouse filled with unique pieces. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Bourbon/Luci Center/Pegasus Parade Float/Derby Collectibles #224
Louisville's Urban Bourbon Trail and visits to some bourbon distilleries in the region; the Luci Center, a 26-acre farm in Shelbyville that provides therapeutic horseback rides and hippotherapy for individuals with disabilities; a behind-the-scenes look at a float being built for the Kentucky Derby Festival Pegasus Parade; and Derby collectibles. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Hidden Hill Nursery/Mascots/Crosley Radio/Metro Animal Services/Golden Retriever Rescue #225
Courier-Journal writer and author Bob Hill's Hidden Hill Nursery and Sculpture Garden; a peek at the zany world of mascots; Crosley Radio, which wraps state-of-the-art electronics in vintage-looking shells; an interview with Jackie Gulbe, assistant director of community relations with Metro Animal Services; and the work of Golden Retriever Rescue and Adoption of Needy Dogs (GRRAND). A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Fontaine Ferry/Crusade for Children/Steve Wiser/Louisville Fire Department/Ursuline Sisters #226
Memories of Fontaine Ferry Park; a view inside the annual WHAS Crusade for Children with some veteran crusaders; a history of the Louisville Fire Department, the third oldest fully paid fire department in the country; architect and historian Steve Wiser, author of Louisville 2035; and the Ursuline Sisters' 150th anniversary in Louisville. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Antiques Roadshow/Louisville Antique Mall/Collectors/David Friedlander/Brennan House #290
A behind-the-scenes look at Antiques Roadshow's 2007 visit to Louisville includes scenes from a VIP party and conversations with host Mark L. Walberg; executive producer Marsha Bemko; and appraiser Wes Cowan, who was born in Louisville. Also, the Louisville Antique Mall; three eclectic collectors; David Friedlander, owner of Friedlander Antiques and the unique Children's Planet; and the Brennan House, one of Louisville's many Victorian mansions. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Antiques Roadshow/Glendale/Embroiderers' Guild/A Taste of Kentucky/Joe Ley Antiques #291
More behind-the-scenes conversations from the 2007 Antiques Roadshow visit to Louisville; a road trip to Glendale in search of antiques; the Embroiderers' Guild of America; an interview with John Hassman, owner of A Taste of Kentucky; and Joe Ley Antiques, an 1890 schoolhouse filled with unique pieces. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
The Kentucky Show/Julius Friedman/WHY Louisville/KET History/Stephen Klein #301
The Kentucky Show, a high-definition multimedia experience that captures Kentucky's people, culture, history, music, and spirit; award-winning graphic designer Julius Friedman; WHY Louisville, a store that offers locally themed items; a one-minute recap of KET's 40-year history; and an interview with Stephen Klein, president of the Kentucky Center. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Huber Orchard and Winery/Westport Village Dining/Jon Carloftis/Scribner House/Gilda's Club #302
Southern Indiana's Huber Orchard and Winery, run by the same family for seven generations; new dining hot spots at Westport Village; nationally renowned garden designer Jon Carloftis; an interview with Karen Morrison, president and CEO of Gilda's Club Louisville, a support organization for cancer patients; and the history of the Scribner House, the oldest surviving building in New Albany. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Our Day/Bernheim Aboretum/Architects/Dare To Care/Peterson-Dumesnil House #303
Our Day, a home movie made by Wallace Kelly of Lebanon in 1938 that has been added to the National Film Registry; meet Roberto De Leon and Ross Primmer of De Leon and Primmer Architecture Workshop; Bernheim Aboretum and Research Forest; some inventive Louisville architects; an interview with Linda K. Miller, executive director of Dare To Care; and the history of the Peterson-Dumesnil House. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Magicians/Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center/Burger's Market/Police Chief Robert White/James Graham Brown #304
A magicians' convention, plus a conversation with magician and Louisville native Mac King; the Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center; the family-owned Burger's Market; an interview with Chief Robert White of the Louisville Police Department; and a profile of philanthropist James Graham Brown, builder of the Brown Hotel. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Weird Kentucky/Leatherhead/Louise Cecil Costumes/Safe Place/Actors Theatre of Louisville #305
Weird Kentucky, a travel guide to local legends and best-kept secrets by Jeffrey Scott Holland; an unusual leather goods store on Bardstown Road; Louise Cecil, owner of Louise Cecil Costume Sales and Rentals; The Leatherhead, a leather goods store; an interview with Sandy Bowen, executive director of Safe Place; and a profile of Actors Theatre of Louisville, one of the city's long-standing arts institutions. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Gill Holland/StudioWorks/Camp Zachary Taylor #306
Film producer and entrepreneur Gill Holland, whose interests range from art galleries to building renovation; StudioWorks at the Zoom Group, an art program for individuals with developmental disabilities; the history of Louisville Free Public Libraries; an Chris Poynter, deputy director of communications for Mayor Jerry Abramson, discusses the downtown First Friday Trolley Hop; and Camp Zachary Taylor, once the largest artillery camp in the U.S. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Actor William Mapother/Prop Masters/Bowman Field/Sheldon Berman #307
Actor William Mapother, Tom Cruise's cousin, who is spending time in Louisville as the star of an Actors Theatre production and is involved in a local development project; ATL prop masters Mark Wilson and Doc Manning; women athletes at U of L help kids with Fit-4 Me program; an interview with Sheldon Berman, superintendent of Jefferson County Schools; and a brief history of Bowman Field. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Southern Foodways Alliance/Weber Group/Elvis and Louisville #308
A field trip by members of the Southern Foodways Alliance, who designated Louisville a "must stop"; the Weber Group, a Kentucky company that helps enhance the guest experience at theme parks, hotels, and even miniature golf courses across the country; the Olmsted and Masonic Home; an interview with Charles "Chuck" Matthews, National Big Brother of the Year in 2007; and Elvis Presley's Louisville connection. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Resale Stores/Billy Hertz Gallery/Helen Starr/Thomas Merton #309
A visit to local resale stores where consumers can go green while saving some green; painter and urban pioneer Billy Hertz's new large gallery/art studio/home near Shelby Park; an interview with Helen Starr, associate artistic director with The Louisville Ballet; and a look back at writer Thomas Merton, the nationally known Trappist monk at Our Lady of Gethsemani Abbey in Kentucky. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Brown and Seelbach Hotels/Tuesday Knitters/Holly Hill Inn/Whitehall/Jennifer Rubenstein #310
The histories of the Brown and Seelbach hotels; meet the Tuesday Knitters from Jeffersonville who send their work to Knit for Kids where it is distributed to disadvantaged children in the U.S. and overseas; the dining experience of Holly Hill Inn in Midway, Ky.; the history of Whitehall, one of Louisville's most famous historic homes; and an interview with Jennifer Rubenstein, interim membership manager of the Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA). A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Terry Meiners/Louisville Skating Academy/Better Days Records/Irene Dunne/Youth Alive! #311
A profile of WHAS media personality Terry Meiners; catch up on happenings at the Louisville Skating Academy; a visit to Better Days Records store in West Louisville and a conversation with owner Ben Jones; a look back at Louisville native and famous movie actress Irene Dunne; and meet Kenny Boyd, founder of Youth Alive!, a nonprofit youth organization designed to help young inner-city Louisvillians succeed in life. A 2008 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Byron and Eric Crawford/Pyro Gallery/Corbett's/Joanna Haas/Moritz von Bomhard #312
Meet Courier-Journal writers Byron and Eric Crawford - you may remember Byron who hosted KET's Kentucky Life; visit Pyro Gallery, an artist run co-op; dine at Corbett's, built in the Von Allmen mansion, which once housed Kentucky's first working dairy farm; an interview with Joanna Haas, executive director of the Louisville Science Center; and opera icon Moritz von Bomhard has a theatre named after him at the Kentucky Center. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Louisville Magazines/Chef Mary Wheatley/National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution/Anne Jewell/Speed Art Museum #313
A look at unique locally produced magazines that cater to different segments of Louisvillians; meet Chef Mary Wheatly who offers cooking instruction to adults, children with a service called "Cook With Mary"; visit the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, a historical, educational, and patriotic organization; an interview with Anne Jewell, executive director of the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory; and the Speed Art Museum. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Louisville Water/Louisville Stoneware/The Belle of Louisville/Tom FitzGerald/Arthur Loomis #314
Why Louisville's water was voted #1 by the American Water Works Association; a visit to Louisville Stoneware, a local institution; take a ride on The Belle of Louisville and learn the fascinating history of this important river boat; an interview with Tom FitzGerald, founder and director of the Kentucky Resources Council and recent recipient of the Heinz Award in the Environment for his advocacy as a "watchdog of the environment" in Kentucky; and architect Arthur Loomis. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Heather French Henry/Lotsa Pasta/Art Snake/Local Lincoln Sites/Bryan Bush #315
Heather French Henry talks about her new line of pageant attire, veterans affairs, and her family; visit Lotsa Pasta, a one-of-a-kind local business; meet artist and musician Rodney Hatfield, a Pike County native who has made a living as a painter under the name "Art Snake"; explore some local Lincoln sites as the nation celebrates his 200th birthday; and an interview with Bryan Bush, author of Lincoln and the Speeds. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Angela McCormick Bisig/Glassworks/Bakeries/Kentucky Humane Society/Jerry Tolson #316
Meet the fashionable and honorable Angela McCormick Bisig, a Jefferson District Court judge; Galssworks' community programs; go to some of the specialty bakeries in Louisville; the 125th anniversary of the Kentucky Humane Society and its future projects; and an interview with Dr. Jerry Tolson, associate professor of music and jazz studies and coordinator for the University of Louisville Jazz Fest. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Pat Gallagher/Louisville Cheer and Dance/Elizabeth's Timeless Attire/Anne Braden/Dr. Bernardo J. Carducci #317
Meet Pat Gallagher, the first artist in residence under a new program launched at The Muhammad Ali Center called Dreammakers; a visit to Louisville Cheer and Dance; Elizabeth's Timeless Attire specializes in vintage clothing; a profile of civil rights crusader Anne Braden; and an interview with Dr. Bernardo J. Carducci, Director of the Shyness Institute at Indiana University Southeast. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Stephen Rolfe Powell/Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft/Kaden Tower/Hugh Haynie/Gary P. West #318
Meet glass artist and Centre College professor Stephen Rolfe Powell, featured in KET's Kentucky Muse episode "Fire and Motion"; visit the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, a nonprofit organization founded in 1981 to promote and support art and craft excellence in Kentucky; the distinctive Kaden Tower; a look at editorial cartoonist Hugh Haynie's work; and an interview with Gary P. West, a Bowling Green resident and author of Eating Your Way Across Kentucky, Shopping Your Way Across Kentucky, and others. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Wendy Whelan/Louisville Visual Art Association/Muckrackers/David Karem/Charles Farnsley #319
Louisville native and NYC Ballet principal dancer Wendy Whelan returns to the Louisville Ballet for a world premiere of Rite of Spring; Louisville Visual Art Association marks its 100th anniversary; the music group Muckrackers with their music video "Lights of Louisville"; an interview with David Karem,Â executive director of the Waterfront Development Corporation; and a profile of Charles Farnsley, former Louisville mayor and U.S. Congressman who championed the arts. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Hal Sparks/Craig Kaviar/Wakefield Scearce Galleries/John E. Kleber/Thomas Jefferson #320
Actor/comedian/musician and Kentucky native Hal Sparks talks about his return to the bluegrass; meet sculptor/blacksmith Craig Kaviar, owner of Kaviar Forge & Gallery; a look at Wakefield Scearce Galleries at historic Science Hill; an interview with John E. Kleber, emeritus professor of history at Morehead State University and editor of The Kentucky Encyclopedia and The Encyclopedia of Louisville; and Louisville's links to Thomas Jefferson. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
French Lick Resort and Casino/Sandy's Pet Shop/John Walczak/Lionel Hampton/Green Businesses #321
The fascinating history of the French Lick Resort and Casino; a visit to Sandy's Pet Shop, family owned and operated since 1980; an interview with John Walczak, executive director of the Louisville Zoo, about the zoo's 40th anniversary; a profile of jazz great and Louisville-born Lionel Hampton; and green businesses Ourstar and Earthwell Energy Management. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
B's Purses/EDGE Outreach/The Great Balloon Race/The Salvation Army #322
Meet Louisvillians Lisa Henderson and Sandra Masters, co-founders of B's Purses, custom-made clutches that are sold nationally through "purse parties"; EDGE Outreach, a Christian ministry organization that works with individuals and organizations by providing a variety of water solutions, vision clinics, and local humanitarian efforts; a picturesque look at The Great Balloon Race, a Kentucky Derby Festival tradition; and a look at the Louisville branch of the Salvation Army that celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2008. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Derby Museum Fashion Exhibit/Mint Julep Tours/Kern's Kitchen DERBY-PIEÂ®/Patricia Cooksey/Colonel Matt Winn #323
A visit to the Kentucky Derby Museum's fashion exhibit; Brown Forman has opened up its Bluegrass Cooperage for tours coordinated through Mint Julep Tours, which offers several outings of local interest;Â the sweet success of Kern's Kitchen and DERBY-PIEÂ®, a product so successful that the name was registered with the U.S. Patent Office and the Commonwealth of Kentucky; an interview with legendary jockey Patricia Cooksey; and a profile of former Churchill Downs president Colonel Matt Winn. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Olmsted Park Conservancy/Life Saving Station #10/Louisville Astronomical Society/Greg Roberts/Louisville's Roadway Namesakes #324
A look at Olmsted Park Conservancy, their mission, and how they are dealing with recent storm damage; learn about Life Saving Station #10's remarkable role in river rescue; the Louisville Astronomical Society; an interview with Greg Roberts, president and CEO of the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville; and Louisville's roadway namesakes. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
CastlePost/Filson Historical Society/Roger Fristoe/Bradley L. Broecker/Louisville Movie Houses #325
Tour the new luxurious tourist retreat in Versailles, CastlePost; a profile of the Filson Historical Society, Kentucky's oldest, privately supported historical society, named for Kentucky's first historian, John Filson; catch-up with former Courier-Journal movie critic Roger Fristoe; an interview with Bradley L. Broecker, CEO for the Louisville Orchestra, discusses the upcoming season and a recent award; and Louisville's majestic movie houses. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Louisville Father's Day/Highland Renaissance Festival/Fountaine Ferry Park/Phyllis Knight #326
Celebrate Father's Day with a look at some well-known local dads; go to the Highland Renaissance Festival in Eminence, Ky.; an interview with Paddy DeGeorge, exhibit and special event coordinator at the Frazier International History Museum about the upcoming historical exhibit on Fountaine Ferry Park, Louisville's famed amusement park; and remembering Phyllis Knight, a fixture on local television for more than five decades and strong supporter of WHAS Crusade for Children. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
D.W. Griffith/Smith-Berry Winery/National Park Service in Ky./Dr. Joseph McGowan/Carmichael's Bookstore #401
A look back at the life of Kentucky native and legendary film director D.W. Griffith and his controversial 1915 film Birth of A Nation; a visit to Smith-Berry Winery in Henry County; a brief look at Kentucky's five properties that fall under the National Parks Service - Mammoth Cave is featured in the new Ken Burns documentary, The National Parks: America's Best Idea;an interview with Dr. Joseph McGowan, president of Bellarmine University; and a visit to Carmichael's Bookstore. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Susan Reigler/Clifton Nicholson/White City Amusement Park/Mike Heitz/Alley Cat Advocates #402
Former writer for The Courier-Journal and author Susan Reigler discusses her books The Complete Guide to Kentucky State Parks and The Kentucky Bourbon Cocktail Book; meet artist, jewelry designer, and Coty-Award winner Clifton Nicholson; a little history on Louisville's White City Amusement Park (1907-1912); an interview with Mike Heitz, director of Louisville Metro Parks; and the Alley Cat Advocates, a non-profit organization that works to control Louisville's feral cat colonies. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Rachel Helson/The Event Company/Lou Tate and the Hill Sisters/Marlene Gordon/Just Creations #403
Native Louisvillian, author, and Tony-Award nominated producer Rachel Helson discusses what has driven her to succeed at 20 years of age; a visit to The Event Company, a local company producing national events; honoring Lou Tate (nationally-acclaimed textile weaver) and the Hill Sisters (of "Happy Birthday to You" fame) near the Little Loomhouse; an interview with Marlene Gordon, executive director of Louisville's Coalition for the Homeless; and a visit to Just Creations, a unique store that assists low-income craftspeople around the world by selling their products. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Tori Murden McClure/Abbey of Gethsemani/Southern Baptist Seminary Sesquicentennial/John Gordon/Capriole Goat Cheese #404
Adventurer and educator Tori Murden McClure shares details of her Louisville life, including why her new book, A Pearl in the Storm, focuses on her first unsuccessful attempt to row across the Atlantic; a visit to the Abbey of Gethsemani; a brief history of the Southern Seminary, the first seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention; John Gordon, chief meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Louisville, discusses the odd weather Louisville has received over the past 12 months; and the tasty and natural goat cheese of Capriole. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Powell Quintuplets/Mike Linnig's/George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge Anniversary/Keith Age/Art Cars #405
The soon to be 8-year-old Powell quintuplets play, while viewers learn from their parents the joy and challenges of raising multiple children; the 85th anniversary of Mike Linnig's restaurant; locally known as the Second Street Bridge, the Clark Memorial Bridge (originally called the Municipal) is currently the only regional Ohio River bridge that is open to pedestrians and cyclists; an interview with Keith Age, founder and president of the Louisville Ghost Hunters Society; and art cars at The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Youth Performing Arts School/Bon Vivant Savant/Paul Rusch/Joe Reagan/Merridian #406
With the release of the updated musical, Fame, a look at in Louisville's "Fame" school — the Youth Performing Arts School; the unique and adventurous dining experience of Bon Vivant Savant; a profile of Paul Rusch, a Louisville native who found his life's work in the Far East and became a national hero to the Japanese; an interview with Joe Reagan of Greater Louisville Inc.; and a visit to Merridian, an importer of goods who believes in being "green" and supporting local communities. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Rainbow Blossom Natural Food Market/ Foxhollow Farm Center/Johnny Unitas/Stewart Lussky/Minature Animals #407
Rob Auerbach, founder of Rainbow Blossom Natural Food Market, and his daughter Summer discuss the recent opening of their Highlands store which was designed to earn LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green certification; a visit to Foxhollow Farm Center, where compassionate and earth-friendly farming are practiced; the great Johnny Unitas; an interview with Stewart Lussky, interim executive director of the Festival of Faiths; and Over the Rainbow Farm owner Cindy Feathers and her miniature animals. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Pam Spaulding/Actors Theatre of Louisville/Wilson Wyatt/Mark Johnson/Dr. Manuel Casanova #408
Courier-Journal photographer Pam Spaulding shares photos and stories from her book An American Family, Three Decades with the McGarveys; a behind-the-scenes look at incredible costumes of the Actors Theatre of Louisville; Wilson Wyatt, former Louisville mayor and Kentucky lieutenant governor who played major roles in national politics; the new voice of Churchill Downs, track announcer Mark Johnson; and U of L medical researcher Dr. Manuel Casanova thinks he has uncovered a common link between dyslexia, autism, and ADHD. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
The Concrete Lady/Titanic Teacher/Louisville Skyscraper/Steve Wilson/Hawks View Gallery & Cafe #409
With over 4,000 pieces of statuary and concrete ornaments on site, including a large gift shop, The Concrete Lady is not to be missed; two-time Outstanding Teacher in History in Kentucky, Ken Dennis is using a personal connection to the Titanic story to help interest his students in history of the era; a look back at The Columbia Building, demolished in December 1966, was once the tallest building in Louisville; an interview with Steve Wilson, founder of 21c Museum Hotel, selected as the best hotel in the U.S. and sixth worldwide by Conde Nast Traveler; and Hawks View Gallery & Café, its gallery is one of the county's top tourist attractions. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Sugar Plum Fairy Makeover/Artist Alexa King/Grawemeyer Awards/Allan Dittmer/Comedy Caravan #410
Go behind-the-scenes as The Louisville Ballet unveils new sets, scenic elements, and choreography for The Brown-Forman Nutcracker; meet Versailles artist Alexa King, sculptor of the legendary horse, Barbaro, at Churchill Downs; a look at the Grawemeyer Awards and the man whose name and charity lives on through them; an interview with Allan Dittmer, executive director of the Grawemeyer Awards at the University of Louisville; and take a peek inside the legendary Comedy Caravan and its owner, Tom Sobel, who has kept the laughs coming for 22 years. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Jim Porter and Portland Museum/Glaciologist Keith Mountain/Ford Edsel/Paula Campbell/Louisville Bach Society #411
He listed his own height as 6 ft., 21 in., a look at Louisville's giant Jim Porter, and future plans to honor him at the newly-renovated Portland Museum; UofL geology professor Keith Mountain, a climatologist specializing in glaciology, talks about his work with glaciers throughout the world and the impact humans may be having on climate change; the 50th anniversary of rise and fall of the Ford Edsel, which was manufactured in Louisville; an interview with Paula Campbell of Louisville's Junior League; and the Louisville Bach Society, headed by Melvin Dickinson and headquartered in his home, celebrated its 45th anniversary in 2009. A 2009 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Alanna Nash/Lisa Marie Varon/Jewish Community Center History/Barbara Day/Flaget High School Alumni #412
Author Alanna Nash, a Louisvillian who got her start at The Courier-Journal, discusses her life, her numerous books, and her fascination with Elvis Presley; pro wrestler Lisa Marie Varon, known to her fans as "Victoria", prepares for life after wrestling by focusing on her custom car shop in Louisville; the evolution of the Jewish Community Center and the surprising things it has pioneered; an interview with Barbara Day, nurse, nutritionist and publisher of Kentuckiana Healthy Woman Magazine; and although the school has been closed for 35 years, the Flaget High School Alumni Association is still going strong. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
The Monarchs/Julie Smith/Louisville's Reality Stars/Lynnie Meyer, RN MSN/The Doo-Wop Shop #413
Louisville's great American rock and roll band, The Monarchs, celebrate their 50th Anniversary; model, television host, and reality star Julie Smith, shares how it felt to be one of the Southern Belles, a Louisville-based reality show airing on SoapNet; some of the River City's famous and infamous reality TV stars and the latest on their lives beyond the tube; an interview with Lynnie Meyer, RN MSN, chief development officer at Norton Healthcare; and for over 35 years The Doo-Wop Shop has been renting music equipment to people of all ages. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
ear X-tacy Anniversary/Ray Harm/William Marshall & Nora Iasigi Bullitt/Jefferson County Public School's Performing Arts Program #414
Started as an alternative to a career in rock and roll — ear X-tacy, John Timmons' record store "baby," celebrates its 25th anniversary; meet Ray Harm, one of Kentucky's most famous wildlife artists; the history of William Marshall and Nora Iasigi Bullitt and their ancestral home, which is currently under the care of the Filson Society; and Jefferson County Public School's Performing Arts Program. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Brigid Kaelin/Preston Arts Center/Lyman Johnson/Ricky L. Jones/La Bodega and De La Torres #415
Meet singer/songwriter Brigid Kaelin, who has appreared on A Prairie Home Companion show when it originated from Louisville and performed with Elvis Costello; Preston Arts Center, Inc. sells art supplies and offers a variety of classes by independent instructors; a profile of one of Louisville's most prolific African American leaders, Lyman Johnson, who helped desegregate the University of Kentucky (1949) and Louisville and Jefferson County Public Schools (1972-75); an interview with professor, author, and columnist Ricky L. Jones; and the history of Louisville restaurants La Bodega and De La Torres. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Chef Nancy/JoAnne Wolf/Crane House/Bryan Warren/Blue Dog Bakery & Café #416
Chef Nancy discusses her new cookbook for kids; meet model JoAnne Wolf, one of the Kentucky Lottery's long time talents; visit Crane House, an important association of Asian culture in Louisville; an interview with Bryan Warren, exexcutive director of Crane House; and visit the Blue Dog Bakery & Café, which set a new standard for quality bread in Louisville with its $50,000 Spanish wood-fired oven. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Sullivan Chefs/Kelly K/The Binghams/Chris Kenning/EDGE Outreach in Haiti #417
Sullivan University has an internationally-recognized culinary arts program that sent 22 students to the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing to provide meals for the U.S. Olympic team; meet Kelly K, the popular morning radio host and TV talent; a profile of the Binghams and their lasting legacies in the 'Ville; Courier-Journal reporter Chris Kenning discusses his recent trip to Haiti and was part of EDGE Outreach; and learn about EDGE Outreach efforts to help the earthquake victims in Haiti. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Wes Cowan/Crazy Daisy Antique Mall/Simmons College of Kentucky/YMCA Black Achievers Program/Ancient Order of Hibernians #418
Meet Wes Cowan, star of Antiques Roadshow and History Detectives, who has his own auction business in Cincinnati; a visit to Crazy Daisy Antique Mall; Simmons College of Kentucky, the Commonwealth's first African American-controlled higher education institute; a representative from the YMCA discusses the organization's Black Achievers Program; and the oldest and largest Irish group in America - the Ancient Order of Hibernians, and its Louisville chapter. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Tom Mabe/Bashford Manor Bed and Breakfast/Louisville Beer Store/Jennifer Blair/UofL NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Anniversary #419
Comedian Tom Mabe talks about his status as one of the most downloaded people on the web, his success as a prankster; and running a career in the national spotlight while still maintaining a family and home in Louisville; built in 1796, the Bashford Manor Bed and Breakfast was an old horse farm and is now a National Historic Landmark; a visit to the Louisville Beer Store; the 30th anniversary of the University of Louisville Cardinals 1980 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship; and an interview with life coach Jennifer Blair. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Mona Bismarck/Homemade Ice Cream and Pie Kitchen/Gallery House Bed and Breakfast/Louisville Slugger Field Anniversary #420
She's been dubbed the Kentucky countess -Â born Mona Strader in Louisville in 1897, the socialite Mona Bismarck married five times and was noted as the most fashionable woman of her era; enjoy the sweet treats of the Homemade Ice Cream and Pie Kitchen; a visit to Gallery House Bed and Breakfast; and the 10-year anniversary of Louisville Slugger Field. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
The Voice-Tribune/The Cabbage Patch Settlement House Centennial/Buffalo Soldiers Camp/Leslie Broecker #421
Calling itself Louisville's hottest society paper, The Voice-Tribune has a rich history of serving the community; The Cabbage Patch Settlement House, Inc., an organization that helps empower children and families, celebrates 100 years; meet John Taylor Jr. who runs a summer camp for African American youth to teach them about Buffalo Soldiers, the U.S. Army regiments formed in 1866; and an interview with Leslie Broecker, 2010 chair of the Kentucky Derby Festival. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
John Asher/Theater Square Marketplace/Chef Lee and 610 Magnolia/Alvin T. and Sallie A. Hert #422
Meet five-time Eclipse Award-winner John Asher, vice president of racing communications for Churchill Downs, a Leitchfield, Ky. native, and without a doubt equine obsessed; a look at the old Kentucky Theater building on Fourth Street has been transformed into a multi-purpose facility, Theater Square Marketplace; a visit with chef Edward Lee of Old Louisville's 610 Magnolia restaurant; and a profile of Louisville power couple, Alvin T. and Sallie A. Hert. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Dan Jones and 21st Century Parks/Naturally Horton's/Hiking Louisville/Louisville Haymarket/Green Businesses #423
Inspired by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted and those area residents who first aimed Louisville toward becoming a "City of Parks," Dan Jones talks about his 21st Century Parks organization; a visit to Naturally Horton's, an eco-friendly home and garden center; a profile of Take A Hike, Louisville!, a recent publication by Lucynda Koesters; a look back at Louisville's historic and colorful Haymarket, which closed in 1962; and green businesses Ourstar and Earthwell Energy Management. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Wagner's Pharmacy/Objects of Desire Gallery/Harry Pickens/Twin Spires Anniversary/ Julie Koenig-Loignon #424
Wagner's Pharmacy has been a Louisville tradition since 1922, it started out as a low-key meeting spot for coffee and conversation among horsemen and racing writers at Churchill Downs; a visit to Objects of Desire Gallery to try on unique hats; a profile of musician and educator Harry Pickens from a program on KET's Kentucky Muse series; the 115th anniversary of Louisville's most iconic image - the Twin Spires at Churchill Downs; and an interview with Julie Koenig-Loignon, vice president of brand development and marketing at Churchill Downs, about a first-time Derby event called HullabaLou. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Music Makes A City/Anne Peabody/Galt House/Elizabeth Kaznak/Glass Art Society Conference #425
Louisville filmmaker Owsley Brown III talks about his documentary Music Makes A City: A Louisville Orchestra Story; artist Anne Peabody returns home to Louisville from New York City to mount a multi-media art installation entitled Wheel of Fortune; the history of the Galt House; an interview with Elizabeth Kaznak, director of Kentucky Refugee Ministries; and why the Glass Art Society, an international organization, chose Louisville for its 2010 conference. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Liz Curtis Higgs/Chef Timothy Tucker/Louisville Memorial Auditorium/Boone Gardiner Garden Center #426
Former local radio host Liz Curtis Higgs talks about her success as an author and public speaker, including her "Bad Girls of the Bible" book series; chef Timothy Tucker and the Salvation Army's Culinary Training Program is getting national recognition; a spotlight of Louisville Memorial Auditorium; and Louisville's oldest garden center and landscape company since 1899 - Boone Gardiner Garden Center. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
My Morning Jacket/Louisville Youth Orchestra/Louisville Water Company Anniversary/Lisa Gunterman/Stone Soup Community Kitchen #501
They've been on the cover of Rolling Stone, played on Saturday Night Live, and opened for Bob Dylan - this fall, Louisville band My Morning Jacket becomes the first local group to play in concert at the new KFC Yum! Center arena in downtown Louisville; opening for My Morning Jacket will be the Louisville Youth Orchestra, get a look at this local institution with Music Director Jason Seber; the Louisville Water Company turns 150; an interview with Lisa Gunterman, program director with Brightside, an organization that has been keeping Louisville clean and green for 25 years; and a healthy visit to Stone Soup Community Kitchen. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Carbon Nation/Waverly Hills/Tuberculosis History/Richard Lew Harris/The Trail Store #502
Louisville native and filmmaker Peter Byck with his latest effort Carbon Nation, takes audiences around the world to offer concrete solutions to global warming; a visit to Louisville's historic tuberculosis sanatorium, Waverly Hills, who many believe is haunted; examine the myths and facts of tuberculosis and learn about a historic but unconventional local treatment for the disease; Richard Lew Harris talks about Old Louisville's reputation as one of the nation's largest Victorian neighborhoods and the rumor that it is haunted; and visit The Trail Store for your outdoor adventures. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Georgia Davis Powers/The Comfy Cow/Soda Pop Culture/Kevin O'Brien/Raptor Rehabilitation #503
Meet Louisvillian and civil rights pioneer Georgia Davis Powers, the first woman and first African American elected to the Kentucky State Senate; visit The Comfy Cow where owners Tim and Roy Koons-McGee specialize in handmade ice cream and desserts; the history of cola wars and presidential politics; an interview with Kevin O'Brien, executive director of the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft; and watch new hope take flight at Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Bill Luster/River City Canoe & Kayak/Floyds Fork/Phil Hysell/Zappos #504
Meet award-winning photographer Bill Luster, he joined th staff of the Courier-Journal in 1969 and has has five times been named Kentucky's news photographer of the year; River City Canoe & Kayak is a full paddle sports store where certified instructors with the American Canoe Association can give you expert help; The Parklands of Floyds Fork is named after Colonel John Floyd — a contemporary and companion of George Rogers Clark and Daniel Boone; Phil Hysell, president of the Louisville Genealogical Society, will discuss the 25th anniversary and share tips for tracing your family roots; and visit Zappos in Shepherdsville, Ky., where millions of shoes are shipped to customers and employees work under the unique Zappos work ethic. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Old Friends/Locust Grove/Flight Anniversary/Bonnie Pendergrass/Crest Hill Radio #505
Visit some retired racehorses at Old Friends in Georgetown, Ky.; a longtime Louisville landmark, Locust Grove recently underwent its own extreme home makeover, under the watchful eye of historians and experts; the centennial of the first airplane flight in Louisville in 1910 and in 1920, Louisville's first airport was established at Bowman Field on Taylorsville Rd.; Bonnie Pendergrass talks about Bardstown Road Aglow celebration during the holiday season; and visit Kathy Weisbach's radio station, Crescent Hill Radio, giving airtime to local music. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
David Inman/Things You Don't Know/The Brennan House/Mary Moseley/Olde Master Originals #506
For almost 30 years David Inman has been the go-to guy for TV trivia, hear about his new book Louisville Television that features pictures from dozens of locally produced shows; a few trivia tidbits about Louisville; visit The Brennan House, a three story Victorian mansion in Old Louisville, built in 1868, that is filled with an entirely original family collection; Mary Moseley, president and CEO of The Al J. Schneider Company, discusses KaLightoscope and The Galt House Hotel; and Olde Master Originals creates wooden crafts that are works of art. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Rev. Al Shands/Guy Tedesco/Abraham Flexner/Barry Oxley/Kentucky Derby Museum #507
Meet Rev. Al Shands, who not only serves as a priest in the Episcopal church but has worked as a television producer, philanthropist, and advocate; see the work of artist and sculptor Guy Tedesco; the history of Louisvillian Abraham Flexner who prepared a report on medical education in North America that ultimately led to safer medical practices; Barry Oxley, Scout executive/CEO for the Lincoln Heritage Council of the Boy Scouts of America discusses scouting; and the 25th anniversary of the Kentucky Derby Museum. A 2010 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Solid Light/Alpine Ice Arena/GE Appliance Park Anniversary/Sharon Darling/L&N Trains & Things #508
Visit Solid Light, a Louisville business that creates and installs exhibitions in area attractions as diverse as Historic Locust Grove and the Bourbon Heritage Center; the family-owned Alpine Ice Arena has been enthralling ice lovers for 50 years; Louisville's GE Appliance Park celebrates 60 years; an interview with Sharon Darling, president and founder of the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL); and Bud Webster, owner of L&N Trains & Things, shares his passion for model trains. A 2011 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Dundee Candy Shop/Nitty Gritty/Louisville Department Stores/Mark Parrish/Moss Hill #509
Maria Moore, current owner of the Dundee Candy Shop located in the Highlands neighborhood, discusses her tantalizing creations and the continued success of her business; visit three-time "Best of Louisville" award-winning business Nitty Gritty, an exceptional vintage store; a look back at several Louisville department stores; Mark Parrish, a licensed marriage and family therapist and one of the founders of the InnerView, PLLC, talks about what couples can do to rekindle their marriage; and Moss Hill, a family operated business making soaps, lotions, and candles. A 2011 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Coyote Calhoun/Liberty Tattoo & Art Parlor/Kate Matthews/J. Blaine Hudson/Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center #510
Meet local celebrity Coyote Calhoun, who has been introducing new music to River City radio listeners for nearly 40 years; visit Liberty Tattoo & Art Parlor, owned and operated by local artists Suzanne Edds and Gary Bell; a look at photographer Kate Matthews, who depicted tableaux vivants and scenes of everyday life at the turn of the 20th century in her community of Pewee Valley, Ky.; an interview with J. Blaine Hudson, dean of Uof L's College of Arts and Sciences and professor of Pan-African Studies; and The Falls of the Ohio State Park features a beautiful interpretive center overlooking the fossil beds. A 2011 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
ATL Apprentice/Germantown and Schnitzelburg/Freedom Hall/Billy Reed/Oscar's Hardware #511
A behind-the-curtain look at the Actors Theatre of Louisville's nearly 40-year-old apprentice program; Lisa Pisterman, author of Louisville's Germantown and Schnitzelburg, discusses the two historic neighborhoods; the history of Freedom Hall; an interview with sports writer and author Billy Reed; and Oscar's Hardware has been supplying home improvement items to Louisville residents for 60 years, current owner Paul Fussenegger discusses this special milestone. A 2011 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Crossings/Harvey Fuqua/Paul Paletti Gallery/Raoul Cunningham/Sister Bean's Coffee House #512
Father Clyde Crews new book, Crossings, explores little known historical accounts from the 40 blocks surrounding the area designated "Thomas Merton Square"; a look at Louisvillian Harvey Fuqua, an African-American rhythm and blues singer; Paul Paletti discusses why photography holds such a strong fascination for him and how he chooses the exquisite works to feature in his gallery; a conversation with Raoul Cunningham, president of the Louisville chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); and check out the new location for Sister Bean's Coffee House. A 2011 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Jackie Hays/League of Women Voters/Iroquois Amphitheater and the WPA/Marta Maria Miranda/Vian Sora #513
At home with former WAVE-TV anchor Jackie Hays, a Best of Louisville award-winner 17 times; a profile on the League of Women Voters; a look back at the Iroquois Amphitheater, a WPA project built during the Great Depression; an interview with Marta Maria Miranda, new president and CEO of The Center for Women and Families, an organization that helps victims of intimate partner abuse or sexual violence; and Iraqi visual artist Vian Sora. A 2011 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Dan Gediman/Portraits Book/Colonels Baseball/Cathe Dykstra/Margaret's Consignment & Collectibles #514
Meet Louisvillian Dan Gediman of "This I Believe," a radio series that began 50 years ago as a counterpoint to McCarthyism; author Estill Curtis Pennington discusses his book Lessons in Likeness: Portrait Painters in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley, 1802-1920 at the Filson Historical Society; a look at Louisville Colonels baseball; an interview with Cathe Dykstra, president and CEO of Family Scholar House; and celebrate 20 years with Margaret's Consignment & Collectibles. A 2011 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Jonathan Matthews/Bourbon Barrel Foods/Macauley's Theater/Mayor Greg Fischer/Jeaneen Barnhart #515
Sculptor Jonathan Matthews talks about his work with DC Direct, sculpting Batman and Superman action figures and other pieces; Matt Jaime's Bourbon Barrel Foods is attracting nationwide attention from media like Esquire magazine and retailers including Williams-Sonoma; a look back at the legacy of Macauley's Theater; an interview with the new Mayor of Louisville, Greg Fischer; and a visit to the studio of artist Jeaneen Barnhart. A 2011 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Madpixel Art and Design/Coco's Chocolate Cafe/Hattie Bishop Speed/Jack Trawick/L is for Louisville! #516
Visit Madpixel, owned and operated by Ronald Jasin, offering creativity and custom design services for over 18 years; the unique flavors of tempting chocolates and desserts at Coco's Chocolate Cafe keep Louisvillians coming back for more; a portrait of Hattie Bishop Speed - art collector, musician, and philanthropist; an interview with Jack Trawick, executive director of the Center for Neighborhoods; and the idea behind the locally-produced L is for Louisville! A Children's Abecedary & Art Book. A 2011 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Kent and Vyxsin/YERT/Cardinal Joseph Ritter/Art Williams/Artist Richard Kolb #517
Meet Amazing Race couple Kent and Vyxsin and see how they have turned reality success into a new life; meet Ben Evans, founder of YERT (Your Environmental Road Trip), an eco-expedition travelling through the U.S. to uncover ideas about environmental sustainability; a look back at the life of Cardinal Joseph Ritter; Art Williams, retired director of Louisvlle Air Pollution Control District, talks about environmental issues; and meet metal artist Richard Kolb. A 2011 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Swags/Samuel Culbertson Mansion/William Culbertson Mansion/Donna Barton Brothers/Jett Stream Productions #518
For over thirty years in Louisville's south end, Swag Hartel has been fitting feet of all walks of life at Louisville's largest specialty running and athletic shoe store; stroll down memory lane with a look at a key figure in Derby's past - Samuel Culbertson and his former Kentucky home; a visit to William S. Culbertson's home - Samuel Culbertson's father - in Southern Indiana; an interview with former jockey and Derby commentator Donna Barton Brothers; and meet Clare Jett, owner of Jett Stream Productions, an official licensee of Kentucky Derby artwork. A 2011 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Louisville Mothers/Woodford Reserve's Bourbon Academy/Frankfort Avenue/Thomas D. Robbins/Blue Apple Players #519
In celebration of Mother's Day, meet three busy area mothers - Heather French Henry, Stephanie Powell, and our own Kelli Brodersen; spend all-day with Master Distiller Chris Morris at the Woodford Reserve Bourbon Academy; visit historic Frankfort Avenue; Dr. Thomas D. Robbins, director of counseling for Safe & Drug Free Schools with the Archdiocese of Louisville, discusses bullying; and the Blue Apple Players bring educational theater programs to young people. A 2011 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Ian Timothy/Wallitsch Nursery and Garden Center/Dr. James Sublett/King Louis XVI/Carrol Blevins #520
Louisville high school student and artist Ian Timothy is making waves in the world of claymation; a visit to Wallitsch Nursery and Garden Center, to find everything for do-it-yourself gardeners; an interview with allergist Dr. James Sublett; learn about Louisville's namesake - King Louis XVI of France; and meet 75-year-old Carrol Blevins, who graduated from U of L in December and is now a substitute teacher in Oldham County. A 2011 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Zachary Taylor National Cemetery/Dress Up Day/Pendennis Club/Kevin Connelly/Highland House Bed and Breakfast #521
In celebration of Armed Forces Day, an overview of Zachary Taylor National Cemetery; Elizabeth Schaaf, owner of Elizabeth's Timeless Attire, a vintage clothing store on Frankfort Avenue, and a group of friends calling themselves "The Baubles" formed a club for vintage-clothing lovers who come together each month to "dress up"; the history of The Pendennis Club; an interview with Kevin Connelly, executive director with the Center for Nonprofit Excellence; and visit Highland House Bed and Breakfast, a relaxing retreat along the Ohio River. A 2011 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Spirit of Jefferson/Kentucky Homefront/Lebowski Fest/Will Russell/Bernheim Forest #522
Hop aboard the Belle Of Louisville's next door neighbor, the Spirit of Jefferson; the success of Kentucky Homefront, broadcasting diverse music on public radio, with founder and host John Gage; celebrate the ten year anniversary of Lebowski Fest; an interview with Will Russell, co-founder of the Lebowski Fest and owner of Why Louisville; and visit Bernheim Forest through the pages of Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, by Sharon A. Receveur and Tavia P. Cathcart. A 2011 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Prohibition/Frazier Museum Civil War Exhibit/Judith Gibbons/Bars to Walls #601
Two prominent local bourbon historians talk about the River City's role during Prohibition - where bourbon flowed despite the bust; visit The Frazier History Museum's exhibit, ""Civil War: My Brother, My Enemy," and explore how the Civil War changed Kentucky forever; Judith Gibbons, board member with The Kentucky Book Fair, talks about this year's event; and University of Louisville doctoral student Kathy Salomon has bridged her two worlds of fine art and criminal justice with the art exhibit, "Bars to Walls," featuring art from Kentucky prison inmates.
Tan Lines-Josh Hopkins/Glacier Run/Terena Bell/Bluebonnets and Bluegrass Alpaca Farm #602
Go to the set of Tan Lines, a film shot in the RIver City, and features Cougar Town actor and Kentucky native Josh Hopkins, who was raised in Lexington and has longtime connections with KET; explore the Louisville Zoo's newest exhibit, the bear habitat of Glacier Run; an interview with Terena Bell, founder of In Every Language, a nationally-recognized provider of translating, interpreting and, localization solutions, representing over 170 languages; and the colorful Bluebonnets and Bluegrass Alpaca Farm in Crestwood, Kentucky, spins alpaca fiber into yarn, weaving rugs, pillows, scarves, and more.
Coach Mo/Scheller's Fitness/Lisa Sutton/Morgan Murphy #603
Meet Louisville's Mozziz "Coach Mo" DeWalt, a former contestant on The Biggest Loser, who is leading others to a healthier, active life; since 1979, Scheller's Fitness has been a Louisville mainstay in helping people stay fit; an interview with Lisa Sutton, executive director of the House of Ruth and an authority on AIDS services; and author and Southern Living writer Morgan Murphy talks about his book, Off the Eaten Path, about southern dives and the recipes that made them famous, including his Louisville and Kentucky picks.
Flyover Film Festival/Chickens in the Hood/Chef Edward Lee/Performing Arts Academy #604
The Louisville Film Society's annual Flyover Film Festival has drawn the likes of Oscar nominee Jennifer Lawrence and Lost star William Mapother, both Louisville natives; meet Steve Lewis, the creator of "Chickens in the Hood," a resource for those who want to create self-sufficient food sources in urban environments; an interview with Chef Edward Lee, owner of the restaurant 610 Magnolia; and McDaniel Bluitt and the West Louisville Performing Arts Academy have been been changing lives in Louisville's inner city for more than 20 years.
Jeff Dupre/Guitar Emporium/Bernson's Corner #701
Meet award-winning filmmaker and Louisville native Jeff Dupre, who started his career working with Ken Burns and is the talent behind PBS' Circus, Carrier, and Broadway: The American Musical; for over 35 years, Guitar Emporium has been a fixture in Louisville's Highlands neighborhood; and reporter Barry Bernson, known for his off-beat stories, discusses his book, Bernson's Corner: A Reporter's Notebook. A 2012 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Swope Auto Museum/ValuMarket/Food Trucks #702
The Swope Auto Museum features antique cars from the early 1900s to the 1960s - and is free to the public; since 1978, ValuMarket has been a local family owned neighborhood grocery store that values building community; and Matt Davis of LouisvilleStreetFood.com and Lil Cheezers explains what makes food trucks so popular. A 2012 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Hadley Pottery/Rooibee Red Tea/Barbara Sexton Smith/Wendy Whelan #703
A visit to Hadley Pottery reveals a proud tradition of creating beautiful handmade pottery; Rooibee Red Tea, a relatively new Louisville business which produces bottled teas that are getting national buzz; an interview with Barbara Sexton Smith, president and CEO for Fund for the Arts; and a look at the Kentucky Muse program featuring New York City Ballet principal dancer and Louisville native Wendy Whelan. A 2013 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
The Kentucky Opera/Vendome Copper & Brass Works/Donna Hargens/The Western Library #704
A look at the history of the Kentucky Opera, celebrating its 60th season; a visit to Vendome Copper & Brass Works; an interview with Jefferson Co. Public Schools Superintendent Donna Hargens; and The Western Library has been remodeled with a new addition - the African-American Archives Reading Room. A 2013 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Blackacre State Nature Preserve/Adrienne & Co. Bakery and Cafe/Mayor Greg Fischer/The Marcus Lindsey #705
Visit Blackacre State Nature Preserve and Historic Homestead where urban children can explore farm life; taste the tempting treats of Adrienne & Co. Bakery and Cafe; an interview with Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer; and the unique space of The Marcus Lindsey. A 2013 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Louisville Clock/Bill Weyland/Shirley Willihnganz/River City Winery #706
Take a look back at the history of Barney Bright's Louisville Clock and its restoration - now back home on Fourth Street; a profile of Louisville architect Bill Weyland and his iconic buildings; an interview with Shirley Willihnganz, executive vice president and provost of the University of Louisville; River City Winery in New Albany, Indiana, won Wine of Year at the Indy International Wine Competition. A 2013 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Sleep Rock Thy Brain/Barry Wooley Designs/55,000 Degrees/Nuts n Stuff #707
A look at Sleep Rock Thy Brain, a new collaborative production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville; meet lifestyle designer Barry Wooley; Mary Gwen Wheeler, executive director for 55,000 Degrees, talks about the goal of adding 40,000 bachelor's degrees and 15,000 associate's degrees by 2020; and visit Nuts n Stuff, a very unique bulk store in the Louisville area. A 2013 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Aebersold Jazz/Waterfront Development Corp./Donald Lassere/Leonard and Adele Leight #708
For 45 years, saxophonist and educator Jamey Aebersold has traveled the globe teaching people how to play jazz; a look at the efforts of Louisville's Waterfront Development Corporation; an interview with Donald Lassere, executive director of the Muhammad Ali Center; and take a tour of Leonard and Adele Leights' Louisville home and learn more about their lives. A 2013 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Bittners/Brownsboro Hardware/Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt/Louisville Zombie Attack #709
Known for its quality hand-crafted furniture since 1854, Bittners has inspired a special exhibit at the Frazier History Museum; a visit to Brownsboro Hardware, locally owned since 1960; a discussion with Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt, director of the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness; and meet the ghoulish characters who congregate for the annual Louisville Zombie Attack. A 2013 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Stitzel-Weller Distillery and the Van Winkle Family/Joy Perrine/Young Professionals Association/Apocalypse Brew Works #710
The legacy of the Stitzel-Weller Distillery and the Van Winkle family; a profile of Joy Perrine, bartender at Equus Restaurant and Jack's Lounge, picked a top bartender by Esquire Magazine, and co-author of The Kentucky Bourbon Cocktail Book; an interview with Phillip Roberts, vice president of development with the Young Professionals Association of Louisville; and visit Kentucky's latest microbrewery, Apocalypse Brew Work. A 2013 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Casey Hyland/Decca/The Clifton Center - John Harris/Little Eatz #711
Meet contemporary glass artist Casey Hyland; visit Decca restaurant and meet chef Annie Pettry and owner Chad Sheffield; an interview with John Harris, executive director of The Clifton Center, an historic facility that serves as a gathering place for art and culture; and a pug dog named Winston is the inspiration behind Little Eatz gourmet goodies. A 2013 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Victor Mature/Spot5/Greater Louisville Inc. - Craig J. Richard/Claudia Sanders Dinner House #712
Learn about legendary Hollywood star Victor Mature, the latest person elected to Louisville's Hometown Heroes program; visit Spot5, where staff and teachers have created an art supply store, gallery, and teaching studio; an interview with Craig J. Richard, the new president and CEO of Greater Louisville Inc.; and experience the southern hospitality and cooking of Claudia Sanders Dinner House. A 2013 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
River City Drum Corp/Nord's Bakery/U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth/Trent Altman #713
Founded in 1990, the River City Drum Corps is a youth organization that molds traditional African drumming, percussive music training, performance and cultural education; Nord's Bakery, formerly Klein's, has been in Louisville's Germantown neighborhood for 70 years; an interview with U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth (KY-3); and meet artist Trent Altman who was diagnosed with autism as a child.
Why Louisville II/FOX Program/Community Foundation of Louisville - Susan Barry/Pyro Gallery #714
Gift shop owner and and Lebowski Fest impresario Will Russell has opened up a Why Louisville II shop in the NuLu/East Market Street neighborhood; Families Outside X-ploring or FOX is a series of events designed to get families into the great outdoors; an interview with Susan Barry, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Louisville; and the unique works of artists at PYRO Gallery.
Alley Theatre/Peace Education/Louisville Sports Commission - Karl Schmitt/Inn at Woodhaven #715
Visit with actors at Alley Theatre; the Peace Education Program teaches conflict resolution, peer mediation, and prejudice reduction; an interview with Karl Schmitt, executive director of the Louisville Sports Commission; and built in 1853, the Inn at Woodhaven is a bed and breakfast listed on the National Register because of its architectural significance.
21c Museum Hotel/Vintage Fire Museum/ Rev. Dr. Kevin W. Cosby/ Muhammad Ali Center #716
21c Museum Hotel Founder Steve Wilson and Director of Arts Programming Alice Gray Stites talk about 21c's runaway success; Vintage Fire Museum and Safety Education Center houses one of the nation's best collections of firefighting equipment; an interview with Rev. Dr. Kevin W. Cosby, senior pastor of St. Stephen Church and president of Simmons College of Kentucky; and a visit to the Muhammad Ali Center.
Supplies Over Seas/A Reader's Corner Bookstore/Aldy Milliken/The Scribner House #717
Since 1993, Supplies Over Seas has shipped medical surplus to meet critical healthcare needs in developing countries; located in Louisville's Clifton neighborhood, A Reader's Corner Bookstore is one of the city's few independent bookstores; an interview with Aldy Milliken, executive director and chief curator at the Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft; and a look at the Scribner House, the oldest surviving building in New Albany.
Copper Cupcake/Filson Historical Society/Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson/Society of Kentucky Lepidopterists #718
Sample the treats at Copper Cupcake, a small batch bakery in Norton Commons; founded in 1884, The Filson Historical Society collects and preserves Kentucky and Ohio River Valley history; an interview with Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson; and the Society of Kentucky Lepidopterists are credited with identifying more than a thousand moths previously unknown in the state.
Louisville ECHO/Louisville Equestrian Center/Anthony Smith/Joe Ley Antiques #719
Louisville ECHO (Engaging Children Outdoors) is an environmental education program for 4th graders sponsored by the Louisville Metro Parks Department; the Louisville Equestrian Center, the vision of horsewoman Betsy Webb, provides equestrian instruction and training; an interview with Anthony Smith, director for Safe Neighborhoods; and for almost 50 years, Joe Ley has been providing antiques on Market Street.
Justice Louis Brandeis/Harvest Restaurant/David Barksdale/Fresh Stop #720
The author of Brandeis at 150: The Louisville Perspective talks about former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis and his life in Louisville; situated in the downtown 'NuLu' district, Harvest restaurant has a locally grown 'farm-to-table' vision; an interview with David Barksdale, historian and committee member on the bicentennial of New Albany; and a local non-profit helps residents in low-income neighborhoods acquire local produce through "fresh stops."
Grasshoppers/Louisville Nature Center/GE Foundation - Bob Corcoran/Riverside, The Farnsley-Moremen Landing #721
Grasshoppers offers fresh produce and meats so people can customize their grocery baskets; the Louisville Nature Center aims to provide nature education and encourage stewardship in an urban forest; an interview with Bob Corcoran, president and chairman of the GE Foundation, the philanthropic organization of GE; and discover historic farm life at Riverside, The Farnsley-Moremen Landing.
Plant Kingdom/John Timmons/Nucleus - Vickie Yates Brown/Deward Eades #722
Plant Kingdom provides horticulture services and recognizes plants and gardens as integral living components of urban ecology; John Timmons talks about his life after closing his music store, ear-X-tacy; Vickie Yates Brown, president and CEO of Nucleus, discusses how UofL is helping drive economic development for Louisville and Kentucky; and meet visual artist Deward Eades, who talks about creating art for the past 70 years.
Ann Klem - St. James Court Art Show/Flea Off Market/Leadership Louisville/Dainty Festival #801
Meet visual artist Ann Klem and visit the St. James Court Art Show; Flea Off Market, a once-a-month outdoor bazaar offering a wide variety of unique items; an interview with Cynthia Knapek, president of Leadership Louisville; and Dainty Festival keeps a German tradition alive in Louisville's Schnitzelburg neighborhood. A 2013 KET production hosted by Candyce Clifft.
Ramsi's Cafe - Raising Hope Organic Farm/Iroquois Amphitheater/Louisville Visual Art Assn./Peace of the Earth #802
Ramsi's Cafe on the World gets produce from Raising Hope Organic Farm, its own USDA organic approved farm; the Iroquois Amphitheater celebrates its 75th Anniversary; an interview with Shannon Westerman, executive director of the Louisville Visual Art Association; and Peace of the Earth is a natural bath boutique specializing in a variety of handmade products.
Louisville Palace/Broad Run Vineyards/Edward Heavrin - The Potter's Field #803
A visit to the landmark Louisville Palace, a tour of Broad Run Vineyards twenty-five acres, and an interview with Edward Heavrin, director of The Potter's Field, a heartening film about burials for the homeless including a look at the trailer are featured.
Matt Weir - Earth Measure/Fandom Fest/Broadway Across America Midwest/Caufield's Novelty #804
Sculptor Matt Weir and his Bingham media tribute, Earth Measure, at Bernheim Forest; Louisville's Fandom Fest, the largest sci-fi, pop culture, horror, and comic book convention in the region; an interview with Leslie Broecker, president of Broadway Across America's Midwest Region; and Caufield's Novelty, one of the largest theatrical distributors in the nation are featured.
Shively Sporting Goods/Guitar Emporium/Wendy Treinen - KY Derby Museum/Korean War Documentary #805
Shivley Sporting Goods has grown from humble beginnings since its opening in 1968; Guitar Emporium has been a fixture in the Highlands neighborhood for nearly 40 years; Wendy Treinen, marketing director at the Kentucky Derby Museum talks about new events; and the tragedies and triumphs of the Korean War are revealed through the stories of local veterans in an upcoming KET documentary.
Saunders Springs Nature Preserve/The Kentucky Center/Mark Hogg/WLOU #806
Historic Saunders Springs Nature Preserve in Radcliff has provided water to Ft. Knox for over 40 years and is a haven for nature lovers; The Kentucky Center celebrates its 30th anniversary; an interview with WaterStep CEO Mark Hogg, named Kentucky Humanitarian of the Year; and African American owned and operated WLOU has been broadcasting for over 50 years.
Bourbon Barrel Furniture/The Root Cellar/Charles Cash - architect/Icelandic Horses #807
Wood artisan Jason Cohen talks about his bourbon barrel furniture; The Root Cellar is a local food store located in the Old Louisville and Germantown neighborhoods; architect Charles Cash, a member of the American Institute of Architects, discusses KET's Ten Buildings That Changed Louisville project; and Icelandic horses are being introduced into Kentucky by Gudmar Petursson, a breeder with farms in Iceland and Oldham County.
Ten Buildings That Changed Louisville/MetroSafe/Kentucky Science Center/FAF Gallery #808
Learn about ten important buildings that changed Louisville, chosen by a panel brought together by the Kentucky Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Kentucky); learn how MetroSafe provides public service and public safety; an interview with Joanna Haas, executive director of the Kentucky Science Center; and visit the new FAF (Fine Art Firm) in the historic Henry Clay Building.
The Custom Wig Company; Actors Theatre & the Ballet Building; Les Waters - Actors Theater of Louisville; Kosair Charities #809
Heather Fleming, owner of The Custom Wig Company, talks about the company's roots; the first of a five part series "The Ten Buildings that Changed Louisville," explore the Actors Theatre of Louisville and the Ballet Building; an interview with Les Waters, artistic director of the Actors Theater of Louisville; and celebrate the 90th anniversary of Kosair Charities.
Joe Autry; Canoe; Maria Hampton; Doctors and Lawyers for Kids #810
Louisville Life explores the work of sculptor Joe Autry; Canoe offers a variety of textiles that owner Lynn Seiller imports; an interview with Maria Hampton, regional executive, Louisville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; and Doctors and Lawyers for Kids helps families with legal matters that may impact a child's health.
Connie Leonard & Kent Taylor; Louisville Elder Refugee Program; Colonel Walter Herd; Alcott & Bentley #811
Meet Connie Leonard and Kent Taylor, familiar faces in Louisville through their longtime work in television; learn how The Louisville Elder Refugee Program helps seniors with mentoring and more; retired U.S. Army Special Forces Colonel Walter Herd of Louisville talks about his book Unconventional Warrior: Memoir of a Special Operations Commander in Afghanistan; and lighting store Alcott & Bentley are featured.
Appalatin; Jamey Aebersold; Loop Barber Shop; Susan Zepeda - Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky #812
The story behind the musical group Appalatin; profile of Jazz Master and educator Jamey Aebersold; a visit to Louisville's oldest barber shop, the Loop Barber Shop; and an interview with Susan Zepeda, president and CEO with the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.
All About Horses; Cafe Press; Ken Clay; Bussmann's Bakery #813
An afterschool program at the South Louisville Community Center offers middle and high schoolers the chance to learn about the horse industry; the unique Cafe Press, an international business that creates and sells a broad range of items; Ken Clay, co-author of Two Centuries of Black Louisville: A Photographic History, talks about his book and career; and the tempting treats of Bussmann's Bakery are featured.
WaterWorks Museum; Buschemeyer's Jewelers; Nancy Miller; Tragedy on the Tracks #814
A tour of Louisville Water Company's new museum; Buschemeyer's, a local jewelry store started in 1865; author Nancy Miller on her book, One Hundred Fascinating Louisville Women; and the 1917 train collision in Shepherdsville, the deadliest in Kentucky history, are featured.
American Life & Humana Buildings; Muldoon Memorials; Mark Wetherington; Evan Williams Bourbon Experience #815
In the next part of the series "The Ten Buildings that Changed Louisville," a tour of two downtown buildings on Main Street; founded by Col. Michael Muldoon in 1854, Muldoon Memorials designs and creates personal and civic monuments; an interview with Mark Wetherington, director of The Filson Historical Society; and the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, a new attraction on Main Street, are featured.
Bowman Field Terminal & The Levy Building; Frazier History Museum; Dan Gediman; and Almost Home #816
In the fourth of a six-part series, "The Ten Buildings that Changed Louisville," a look at the Bowman Field Terminal and the Levy Building; a tour of the Frazier History Museum, now in its 10th year on Main Street; an interview with Dan Gediman, executive producer of the national public radio series This I Believe; and Almost Home, offering boarding, training, grooming and doggie day care all under one roof, are featured.
ART x FM; George & Kiley Parker; Lora Tucker - Girl Scouts Kentuckiana; Old Bridge Inn #817
General Manager Sharon Scott describes the atmosphere at ART x FM, a community run, non-profit radio station that debuted at the 2012 Idea Festival; meet documentarians George & Kiley Parker and hear about their latest productions; Lora Tucker, CEO of Girl Scouts Kentuckiana, talks about the organization; and a visit to Old Bridge Inn, a bed and breakfast in Jeffersonville, Indiana, are featured.
Louisville MEGA Cavern; Morris' Deli; David Henry; Moth StorySLAM #818
Louisville MEGA Cavern is home to the world's only fully underground zip line and ropes challenge courses and is steeped in history, geology, mining, recycling, and green building technology; Morris' Deli, formerly known as Karem Deeb's, is a blast from the past; writer David Henry talks about his latest work, Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World That Made Him; and the true stories of the Moth StorySLAM, part of NPR's Moth Radio Hour, are featured.
Louisville Water Tower & U.S. Marine Hospital; Clay & Cotton; Cary Stemle - Business First; Rivue #819
In the fifth installment of the six part series, "The Ten Buildings that Changed Louisville," we visit two of the city's most iconic landmarks - the Louisville Water Tower and the U.S. Marine Hospital; Margy Taylor makes her home at her business, Clay & Cotton; an interview with Cary Stemle, new managing editor of Louisville's Business First; and Rivue, the only rotating restaurant in the world with two moving floors, offers scenic views of downtown Louisville and the Ohio River.
Caudill Seed Company; Seelbach Hotel & 21c Museum Hotel; Erin Keane - WFPL; American Printing House for the Blind #820
A visit to Caudill Seed Company that celebrated their 65th year in business in 2012; in the final installment of "Ten Buildings That Changed Louisville," a look at Seelbach Hotel and 21c Museum Hotel; an interview with Erin Keane who covers arts and humanities for WFPL; and American Printing House for the Blind are featured.
Patton Museum; Conrad-Caldwell House; Dr. Rita Shourds - Ivy Tech; Pride Of Kentucky Chorus #821
A look at the new displays at the General George Patton Museum of Leadership at Fort Knox; the Conrad-Caldwell House Museum is at the center of one of the largest collections of Victorian homes in the U.S.; an interview with Chancellor Dr. Rita Shourds of Ivy Tech; and the Pride of Kentucky Chorus, women dedicated to singing barbershop harmony, are featured.
Louisville Zoo; Terry Middleton and Martial Arts School; Gina O'Brien - Brightside; Zachary Taylor #822
A visit to the Louisville Zoo to check out all the latest sights and sounds; Terry Middleton and his martial arts school in New Albany, Indiana, is the oldest and largest of its kind in the U.S.; an interview with Gina O'Brien, director of Brightside, a Louisville agency that spearheads cleanups, landscaping initiatives, and environmental youth education; and a look at U.S. President Zachary Taylor, who was raised just east of Louisville, on Muddy Fork at Beargrass Creek are featured.
Chef Edward Lee; Copper & Kings; Enid Yandell; Michael Gritton-KentuckianaWorks; Louisville Stoneware #901
A profile Louisville Chef Edward Lee, who is becoming known to national audiences through TV programs like Top chef and PBS' Mind of a Chef; the new brandy distillery of Copper & Kings; Throwback Louisville highlights sculptor Enid Yandell; Candyce interviews Michael Gritton, executive director of KentuckianaWorks, an organization helping to further the goals of the national American Graduate initiative; and visit Louisville Stoneware's factory and newly renovated showroom as it celebrates 200 years in business.
'Treateries'; Inn at the Park; Mona Bismarck; Author Kris Applegate; Finchville Daylily Gardens #902
Louisville Life visits Dairy Del, Dairy Kastle, and Barrel of Fun Ice Cream - popular 'treateries' - that have been creating ice cream memories for many generations; called the "Queen" of Old Louisville, the Inn at the Park is a bed and breakfast located on Fourth Street; Throwback Louisville highlights Mona Bismarck, the woman called the Kentucky countess; Candyce interviews Kris Applegate, author or Legendary Locals of Louisville; and visit the beautiful grounds of Finchville Daylily Gardens.
Louisville's Olmstead Parks; CenterStage; Jewish Community; Kent Oyler-Greater Louisville Inc.; Schimppf's Confectionary #903
Louisville Life kicks off a season-long look at the city's Olmsted Parks system; founded as the Young Men's Hebrew Association Players in 1914, CenterStage has evolved into one of Louisville's most successful community theater groups; Throwback Louisville explores the history of the city's Jewish community; Candyce interviews Kent Oyler, new president & CEO of Greater Louisville Inc.; and Schimppf's Confectionary is one of the oldest continuously operated, family-owned candy businesses in the United States.
Lee Bottom "Fly-In"; Brooks Hill Winery; War of the Worlds; Heather O'Mara-Louisville Orchestra & Kentucky Opera; Whitehall #904
Vintage planes from around the country descend for a weekend of aviation fun at Lee Bottom Flying Field's "Fly-In"; take a trip to neighboring Bullitt County for winemaking at Brooks Hill Winery; Throwback Louisville spotlights Louisville's place in the panic following the 1938 radio show, War of the Worlds; Candyce interviews Heather O'Mara, director of public relations for Louisville Orchestra & Kentucky Opera; and visit the historic mansion and grounds of Whitehall.
D.W. Griffith: The "Father of Film" #10401
The roots of Kentucky cinema pioneer D.W. Griffith.
Writer Susan Reigler Celebrates Best of Bluegrass State #10402
Louisville author draws upon career experiences to pen books on bourbon and state parks.
Rachel Helson: Golden Girl #10403
Meet native Louisvillian Rachel Helson who, at only 20 years old, became the youngest producer ever nominated for Broadway's biggest award, the Tony Award.
Tori Murden McClure: Wonder Woman #10404
Adventurer and educator Tori Murden McClure shares details of her Louisville life and explains why her book, A Pearl in the Storm, focuses on her first unsuccessful attempt to row across the Atlantic.
Quints Make Full House for Kentucky Family #10405
A Kentucky family celebrates the eighth birthday of quintuplets and talks about the joys and challenges of expanding your family -- five kids at a time!
Turning Passion Into Profession: Louisville's Fame School #10406
Louisville's Youth Performing Arts School is today's stage for tomorrow's stars. Among noted alums is Nicole Scherzinger, lead singer of the Pussycat Dolls.
Family-owned Business Continues to Blossom in Louisville #10407
Rob Auerbach, founder of Rainbow Blossom Natural Food Market, and his daughter Summer discuss the opening of their Highlands store, which was designed to earn LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green certification.
Life of Louisville Family Preserved in Picture Book #10408
Louisville Courier-Journal photographer Pam Spalding publishes more than 30 years of a family's life in a National Geographic Book. Louisville Life brings you a snapshot of Spalding's work and her long-standing relationship with the McGarveys.
The Business That Grew from Concrete #10409
Join Louisville Life for a visit to The Concrete Lady in southern Indiana, where we walk through the largest collection of concrete statues in the United States.
Reimagining A Holiday Classic #10410
Go behind-the-scenes as The Louisville Ballet unveils new sets, scenic elements, and choreography for The Brown-Forman Nutcracker.
Jim "Kentucky Giant" Porter #10411
It's no tall tale. Louisville Life brings you the life and times of a truly large figure in local history.
Award-winning Writer Scribes Successfully From Her Kentucky Home #10412
Author Alanna Nash has found national success, all while maintaining a Louisville address. Learn about her fascinating life... and her fascination with Elvis Presley.
Rock Down Memory Lane with Louisville's Golden Band, The Monarchs #10413
Louisville's great American rock and roll band, The Monarchs, celebrates 50 years. The Monarchs stayed in the "Hot 100" for 13 weeks with Look Homeward Angel in the 1960s.
Ear X-Tacy: A Mecca for Music Lovers #10414
Ear X-tacy founder John Timmons and two longtime employees go on the record about this popular independent record store in Louisville.
Brigid Kaelin: Unique Songbird #10415
Singer-songwriter Brigid Kaelin is a skilled pianist, accordionist and whatever you call a person who plays a musical saw! Meet this Louisville native, who has performed with the likes of Elvis Costello and others.
Chef Nancy Makes Cooking Healthy, Safe for Kids #10416
Chef Nancy Russman has worked in four-star restaurant kitchens and received national culinary and humanitarian awards. Now her passion for teaching children about healthy food has resulted in a cookbook for kids.
Student Chefs Get Olympics Stint Twice #10417
Sullivan University has sent students to both the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver to provide meals for the U.S. Olympic team.
PBS Star Wes Cowan Helps Keep History Alive #10418
We travel to Cincinnati to check out Louisville-native Wes Cowan's auction business and hear about his experience with Antiques Roadshow and History Detectives.
Celebrity Prankster Makes His Home in Metro Louisville #10419
Comedian Tom Mabe discusses his success as a prankster and running a career in the national spotlight while still maintaining a family and home in Metro Louisville.
Mona Bismarck: "Kentucky Countess" #10420
Born Mona Strader in Louisville, Ky., in 1897, the socialite Mona Bismarck married five times and was noted as the most fashionable woman of her era. Louisville Life shows you why.
The Voice-Tribune, a Louisville society paper, has been a part of the community for more than 60 years. Louisville Life learns how the "Voice-Trib" remains a city favorite in an era when other papers are folding.
Churchill Downs' John Asher: A Prince in the Sport of Kings #10422
Louisville Life visits with John Asher, Churchill Downs' Vice President of Communications, who has worked in the thoroughbred racing industry as a journalist and a publicist for more than 20 years.
Louisville: City of Parks #10423
Louisville Life meets Dan Jones, who started 21st Century Parks, a non-profit corporation dedicated to the preservation and development of public parklands. Learn how his ambitious "City of Parks" project that would dramatically expand Louisville's already impressive park space.
The Horseman's Hangout #10424
Wagner's Pharmacy, near Churchill Downs, has cornered the market on what horsemen need since 1922.
Film Follows Impressive History of Louisville Orchestra #10425
Filmmaker Owsley Brown III discusses his documentary, Music Makes a City: A Louisville Orchestra Story, which chronicles the orchestra's groundbreaking achievements during the 1950s that put Louisville in the international spotlight.
Books and Blessings: The Life of Author Liz Curtis #10426
A self-identified "encourager," Louisville author Liz Curtis Higgs has found success with her Bad Girls of the Bible book series, as well as being in demand on the speakers' circuit.
My Morning Jacket #10501
Homegrown, nationally-acclaimed rockers My Morning Jacket return to christen Louisville's new YUM! Center arena.
Filmmaker Peter Byck #10502
Acclaimed documentarian returns home to Louisville to live, work and raise family.
The Power of Powers #10503
In her own words: the fascinating life of Georgia Davis Powers, the first woman and first African American to be elected to the Kentucky State Senate.
Business Outside-Of-The-Box #10504
Inside the unconventional success story of online shoe/mega-retailer Zappos, whose large warehouse is located right outside of Louisville, Ky.
Old Friends Equine #10505
Kentucky facility offers retirement and rescue for racing Thoroughbreds.
Louisville TV History #10506
In his book Louisville Television, David Inman revisits the faces and shows that make up local broadcast history, which includes the early career of ABC journalist Diane Sawyer.
Enriches Expression #10507
Sacred grounds inspire work of artist/sculptor Guy Tedesco.
Lighting The Way #10508
A focus on Louisville's Solid Light, a company that helps other businesses share their stories through creative, interactive exhibits.
The Sweet Life #10509
A visit to Louisville mainstay Dundee Candy Shop, where chocolates are still decorated and packaged by hand.
One Lucky Dog #10510
DJ Coyote Calhoun introduces new music to River City radio listeners for nearly 40 years.
Actors Theatre of Louisville's Apprentice Program #10511
Celebrated Louisville theater helps launch careers of today's famous faces ... and tomorrow's stars.
Crossings By Father Clyde Crews #10512
Famous Louisville crossroads pave way for historical, geographical book.
What's Hatching with Hays? #10513
At home with former WAVE-TV anchor Jackie Hays, who retired after 30 years on the Louisville tube.
This I Believe Radio Series #10514
Louisvillian Dan Gediman revives classic Edward R. Murrow radio series.
Ka-pow! Louisville Man is Hit as Action Figure Sculptor #10515
Learn what it's like to create super action figures from DC Direct's and Louisville native Jonathan Matthews.
Madpixel Art and Design #10516
Louisville clients are crazy for an independently-owned and operated design shop specializing in photography, illustration, and printmaking.
Race for Success #10517
Louisville goth couple Kent Kaliber & Vyxsin Fiala take on The Amazing Race ... and the world.
In His Shoes #10518
World-class runner Swag Hartel fits feet from all walks of life, as owner of Louisville, Kentucky's largest specialty running and athletic shoe store.
Celebrating Louisville Mothers #10519
Louisville Life talks to three local mothers, including a former Miss America and a mother of quintuplets who's welcomed a sixth child, about the challenges and joys of motherhood.
Young Claymation Creator #10520
Louisville Life introduces Ian Timothy, a local high school student and creator of the claymation series Beaver Creek.
Zachary Taylor National Cemetery #10521
Louisville Life learns interesting facts about the 12th U.S. president and his family on a visit to Zachary Taylor National Cemetery.
It's All About Folk, Fun at Kentucky Homefront #10522
Louisville radio show features the Commonwealth's finest musicians and storytellers.
Louisville During Prohibition #10601
Local bourbon experts explain the Louiville's special role during Prohibition.
From "Cougar Town" to the River City: "Tan Lines" Movie Star in Louisville #10602
Louisville goes Hollywood! Go on the set of Tan Lines, a film shot in the River City that features Cougar Town actor/Kentucky native Josh Hopkins.
Creating A Healthier Kentucky #10603
He's known as Louisville's Biggest Loser but Mozziz "Coach Mo" DeWalt's winning attitude holds a lot of weight! See how he's using his reality-TV stint to impact lives across Kentucky.
Urban Farming Trend Grows In Louisville #10604
Backyard chicken coups boom in Louisville. Meet the man on a mission to put "Chickens in the Hood".
Documentarian Jeff Dupre #10701
PBS Documentarian and Louisville native Jeff Dupre discusses his award-winning career.
Swope Car Museum #10702
The Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum in Elizabethtown features many antique cars, and is free to the public.
Hadley Pottery #10703
In the 1930s, Mary Alice Hadley began making dishware to use on her Ohio River houseboat, and Hadley Pottery has since become one of the most recognizable and popular brands of pottery.
Kentucky Opera Company #10704
For over sixty years, the Kentucky Opera Company has entertained Louisvillians with grand productions of both classical and contemporary operas.
Blackacre Nature Preserve #10705
Blackacre Nature Preserve is a place where visitors can hike, take in the historic grounds, or simply see what a farm was like.
Louisville Clock #10706
The Louisville Clock - the crazy Derby race timepiece created in the 1970s - is now rehabbed and returned to its original home on Fourth Street.
Sleep Rock Thy Brain #10707
Sleep Rock Thy Brain is an artistic collaboration between Actors Theatre of Louisville, Lincoln Elementary, and the University of Louisville that involves areal stunt work from ZFX Flying Effects.
Jamey Aebersold #10708
For 45 years, the name Jamey Aebersold has been synonymous with the very best in jazz education. The 2014 NEA Jazz Master, saxophonist and teacher has traveled the globe fulfilling a lifelong mission to teach people how to play jazz.
Bittners, the area's leading interior design firm whose history traces back to 1854, is known for its hand-crafted furniture and impeccable design services.
Pappy Van Winkle #10710
Louisville Life visits with "Pappy" Van Winkle's granddaughter, Sally Van Winkle Campbell, to discuss her book, But Always Fine Bourbon, the legacy of the Stitzel-Weller Distillery, and the renowned bourbon of the Van Winkle family.
Little Eatz #10711
A pug named Winston is the inspiration behind Little Eatz gourmet goodies, made with ingredients safe for both dogs and people.
Victor Mature #10712
Legendary actor Victor Mature, born and laid to rest in Louisville, has been honored as a Hometown Hero.
River City Drum Corps #10713
For more than 20 years, the River City Drum Corps -which molds traditional African drumming, percussive music training, performance and cultural education into one focus - has enriched the lives of children and young adults between the ages of 2 and 18.
Why Louisville 2 #10714
Why Louisville 2 is another eccentric Louisville and Kentucky gift shop created by Lebowski Fest Founding Dude Will Russell.
The Alley Theater #10715
The Alley Theater is a progressive theater company whose repertory includes off-beat works such as Evil Dead: The Musical, along with well-known works like Sarah Ruhl's Eurydice.
21c Museum Hotel #10716
21C Museum Hotel is a contemporary boutique hotel and art museum located in downtown Louisville.
Supplies Over Seas #10717
Supplies Over Seas is a Louisville organization which has shipped more than 650 tons of medical supplies overseas, saving lives with unused items, often bound for landfills.
Filson Historical Society #10718
The Filson Historical Society is Kentucky's oldest, privately supported historical society.
Louisville Engaging Children Outdoors (Echo) #10719
Louisville ECHO (Louisville is Engaging Children Outdoors) is an environmental education initiative that provides opportunities for 4th grade students to develop a closer relationship with their environment, including a final field trip to the Red River Gorge.
Justice Louis Brandeis #10720
Justice Louis Brandeis was the Supreme Court ground-breaker who called Louisville home and for whom U of L's law school is named.
Grasshoppers is a distribution service that delivers fruits, vegetables, and meats from area farms to families in Louisville.
John Timmons #10722
John Timmons, owner of ear x-tacy, discusses what he's been up to since the closing of his iconic record store.
Flea Off Market #10801
The Flea Off Market is a monthly gathering for unique goods, fresh food, and live music.
Iroquois Amphitheater #10802
For 75 years, the Iroquois Amphitheater has hosted hundreds of outdoor plays, musicals, and concerts, and has since become Kentucky's official amphitheater.
Louisville's Neighborhood Bookstore #20401
Stacked against big chain booksellers, the independent, award-winning Carmichael's Bookstore is continued success.
Louisville Metro Parks #20402
Mike Heitz, director of Louisville Metro Parks, talks about the enormity of the city's green spaces and what it takes to sustain them.
Event Company Creates Magic #20403
Go behind-the-scenes at The Event Company, a Louisville-based business that designs, plans, and manages special events nationwide.
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary #20404
A brief history of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, the first seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Family Restaurant Holds the Line for More Than 80 Years #20405
Family restaurant Mike Linnig's, a Louisville fixture for more than 80 years, is a hot spot for fried fish and more.
Underground Dining Club #20406
Bon Vivant Savant, a popular dining and event club, offers unique experiences for foodies in the Louisville area.
Football Legend Johnny Unitas' Louisville Connection #20407
Johnny Unitas is considered by many to be the greatest quarterback of all time... and he was groomed on the gridiron at the University of Louisville.
Wilson Wyatt, Sr.: Politician and Philanthropist #20408
Profile of Wilson Wyatt, Sr., a former Louisville mayor and Kentucky lieutenant governor who played major roles in national politics.
Louisville's Great Skyscrapers #20409
Louisville Life revisits an architectural marvel of yesteryear and compares how its modern day descendants stand up.
Equine Sculptor Immortalizes Kentucky Derby Winner Barbaro #20410
Meet Kentucky artist Alexa King, sculptor of the legendary horse Barbaro at Churchill Downs.
Bach Is Couple's Passion and Business #20411
A shared love of Bach has led to love... and a lifetime of music appreciation for a couple in Louisville.
Pro Wrestler Makes Louisville Custom Auto Shop Her New Main Event #20412
Louisville Life looks at the career of Lisa Marie Varon, better known to professional wrestling fans as "Victoria." The opening of Varon's Louisville car shop, Black Widow Customs, represents both her next adventure and her preparation for life away from the ring.
Reality Soap Star Makes Leap to Louisville Daytime TV #20413
Louisville Life introduces you to former Southern Belles cast member and model Julie Smith. Learn how her TV gig helped launch her new career.
An Eye for Detail: The Work of Artist Ray Harm #20414
Ray Harm is one of Kentucky's most famous wildlife artists; Harm's work is distinguished by the fact that he doesn't depend on the use of photographic images. Watch as Louisville Life sits down with him for a rare interview.
Louisville Couple Brings the Tastes of Spain to Kentucky #20415
Miguel and Maggie de la Torre share the tastes of Spain through their two restaurants in Louisville. Learn about their businesses, their working relationship, and their success.
Blue Dog Bakery and Cafe' Leads the Pack of Artisan Bread Makers #20416
Blue Dog Bakery and Cafe's artisan breads are among the best in the region, winning numerous awards.
Louisville's Bingham Family: "Kennedys of the South" #20417
Louisville Life details the lasting legacy of the Bingham family, their press empire and multigenerational role in politics.
Crazy Daisy Is Not Your Typical Antique Shop #20418
From their mascots to their clientele, the owners of Crazy Daisy Antique Mall explain what makes this shop different.
Louisville Beer Store #20419
It's no secret that bourbon is big in Louisville, but in 2009 the city's first and only retail outlet dedicated to specialty craft beer opened its doors.
Homemade Ice Cream and Pie Kitchen Keeps On Churning #20420
No matter how you slice it, Homemade Ice Cream and Pie Kitchen has been a destination in Louisville for nearly 30 years. Get the scoop on how truly sweet life can be.
Old Louisville Resident Immortalized Community in Bestseller #20421
Louisville resident and writer Alice Hegan Rice used pen and page to place the plight of her impoverished neighborhood in national spotlight. Her best-seller, Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch, was adapted for stage and screen multiple times.
Chef Edward Lee and 610 Magnolia Restaurant #20422
Years before his TV stint on Top Chef, Edward Lee was making a name for himself in Louisville as the proprietor of 610 Magnolia.
Business Helps Customers Maintain Lawns and Gardens Naturally #20423
Larry Horton talks about his eco-friendly home and garden center, Naturally Horton's. Horton also owns a long-standing hardware business in the area.
Haute Hats #20424
Hats are a big part of the Kentucky Derby tradition. Louisville Life takes a trip to Objects of Desire Gallery in the Highlands neighborhood, to check out some couture caps and other unique accessories.
Artist Anne Peabody #20425
Native Louisvillian and artist Anne Peabody shares a unique multimedia inspired by the infamous 1974 tornado Super Outbreak. The installation took place at 21c Museum Hotel in downtown Louisville.
Hope and a Hot Plate: The Salvation Army's Culinary Training Program #20426
In 2005, Chef Timothy Tucker created a program that not only provided a healthy meal but created an opportunity for those who needed skills for a job. Louisville Life takes you inside The Salvation Army's Culinary Training Program.
Louisville Youth Orchestra #20501
Longstanding program promotes musicianship, excellence and offers unique experiences to Louisville youth.
Tuberculosis History In Louisville #20502
The myths, facts of TB and details on an historic but unconventional local treatment.
Louisville and Soda Pop Culture #20503
A historic yet little-known local connection to the nation's cola wars.
River City Canoe and Kayak #20504
Business offers landlocked Louisvillians wild, wet adventures on Kentucky waterways.
Extreme Makeover: Locust Grove Edition #20505
Louisville landmark Locust Grove debuts historical restorations, renovations.
Louisville Fun Facts #20506
A potpourri of tidbits about the River City.
It's A Wonderful Louisville Life #20507
Reverand Al Shands on his unique life as a priest, TV producer and honored arts philanthropist.
Ge Appliance Park Anniversary #20508
General Electric's Appliance Park is a long-standing corporate citizen in Louisville, Ky.
Recycled Wear and Wares #20509
Vintage is always in style at The Nitty Gritty, an eclectic resale shop in Louisville, Ky.
Liberty Tattoo & Art Parlor #20510
Louisville shop brings together unique blend of art.
Germantown & Schnitzelburg #20511
History buff brings pasts of two popular Louisville neighborhoods to light.
Double Duty #20512
A peek at a photographic art gallery housed inside a Louisville, Ky., law office.
From Iraq to America: Visual Artist Vian Sora #20513
Iraqi artist, who now lives in Louisville, Ky., shares her emotional and artistic journey in the wake of war and cultural upheaval.
Margaret's Consignments & Collectibles #20514
Successful boutique owner dresses Louisvillians on a budget for 20 years.
Equine Artist's Work Has Great Showing Around Louisville #20515
Visit the studio of artist Jeaneen Barnhart, who's done print and poster commissions for Woodford Reserve, Kentucky Derby Festival, the St. James Court Art Show and more.
L Is for Louisville! #20516
Louisville-centric alphabet book showcases Metro artists, engages young readers.
Man of Faith and Foresight: Cardinal Joseph Elmer Ritter #20517
Profile of prominent Catholic leader Cardinal Joseph Elmer Ritter, a New Albany, Indiana native.
They Called Him Mr. President #20518
How the fifth president of historic Churchill Downs left a lasting legacy on The Kentucky Derby and his beloved city of Louisville.
Kentucky Bourbon: Toasting America's Only Native Spirit #20519
Louisville Life takes you behind-the-scenes at the Woodford Reserve Bourbon Academy, where enthusiasts get a crash course on the craft of bourbon -- America's only native spirit.
New Beginning #20520
Seventy-five-year-old Carol Blevins graduates from the University of Louisville and starts a new career in teaching.
Playing Dress-Up #20521
A group of friends calling themselves "The Baubles" form a club for vintage clothing lovers.
Spirit on the Water #20522
The lives and personalities behind Louisville's Spirit of Jefferson riverboat.
Louisville and the Civil War #20601
The Civil War is revisited in a sesquicentennial exhibition at Louisville's Frazier History Museum.
Glacier Run at the Louisville Zoo #20602
A chilly, new exhibit at the Louisville Zoo warms hearts and expands education on the plight of the polar bear.
Peddling Bikes Is Big Business #20603
There's no need to reinvent the wheel at Scheller's Fitness & Cycling. Watch how this Louisville family business' road to success has kept going, long past the bicycle boom of the 70s.
Louisville Film Society #20604
The Louisville Film Society reels in audiences for its annual film festival... and pulls back the curtain on a brand new viewing center.
Barry Bernson #20701
Louisville TV personality Barry Bernson reminisces about his career in his book, Bernson's Corner: A Reporter's Notebook.
Louisville Food Trucks #20702
Louisville Food Trucks are growing in popularity, and feature a variety of menus including decadent grilled cheese sandwiches, gourmet hamburgers, and homemade desserts.
Barbara Sexton Smith Interview #20703
Fund for the Arts President and CEO Barbara Sexton Smith discusses the organization's mission and its impact on the Louisville arts community.
Superintendent Donna Hargens Interview #20704
Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Donna Hargens discusses her career and her 2 years as head of the largest public school system in the state.
The Marcus Lindsey #20705
The Marcus Lindsey is a landmark downtown church that has been turned into a living and event space by Louisvillians Pip and Susan Pullen-Swope.
Bill Weyland #20706
Architect and developer Bill Weyland takes pride in improving his hometown and growing a business that's become multi-generational.
Barry Wooley #20707
Barry Wooley is a local designer who's shaking up the look of area homes and east Main Street.
The Leights #20708
Throughout the last 40 years, the Leights have created one of the leading studio art glass collections in the country.
Brownsboro Hardware #20709
Brownsboro Hardware has a staff with a combined hardware experience of more than 300 years, and has been helping customers since 1960.
Joy Perrine #20710
Chosen as a top bartender by Esquire Magazine in 2011, Joy Perrine has been bartending for five decades and is co-author of The Kentucky Bourbon Cocktail Book.
Decca Restaurant #20711
Decca Restaurant brings the talent of San Francisco chef Annie Pettry to East Market Street's NuLu neighborhood.
Claudia Sanders Dinner House Restaurant #20712
Claudia Sanders Dinner House Restaurant, located in Shelbyville, was the final culinary achievement of the Colonel and Mrs. Sanders, and continues to serve Southern Hospitality and cooking combined with old fashioned, family style service.
Nords Bakery #20713
Cited by Savuer magazine as one of the "50 best doughnut shops", people have stopped by Nords bakery for a doughnut, cookie or a cake for over 70 years.
Pyro Gallery #20714
More than 10 years ago, a group of talented artists came together to form Pyro Gallery, one of two co-op galleries in Louisville.
Peace Education Program #20715
The Peace Education Program teaches conflict resolution, peer mediation and prejudice reduction to youths and adults in the community.
Muhammad Ali Center #20716
The Muhammad Ali Center's innovative and immersive visitor experience, public programming, and global initiatives carry on Ali's ideals and continue his life's work.
A Reader's Corner #20717
A Reader's Corner Bookstore offers readers 50,000 books to choose from, and is one of the few independent bookstores in Louisville.
Copper Cupcakes #20718
Copper Cupcakes is a small batch bakery that opened with an idea of providing delicious baked goods using as many local products as possible.
Louisville Equestrian Center #20719
Located in Mt. Washington, the Louisville Equestrian Center is a family and horse-friendly facility that provides equestrian instruction and training for all levels of riders.
Fresh Stop #20720
Fresh Stop is an innovative strategy, run by the local non-profit Grass Roots, which helps connect residents in low-income neighborhoods with fresh local produce.
Louisville Nature Center #20721
The Louisville Nature Center is a 41-acre urban forest and nature preserve, that's located in the middle of Louisville, and includes wildlife exhibits, nature trails and several ponds and gardens.
Plant Kingdom #20722
Plant Kingdom is a local horticulture service that works to turn area lawns and gardens into crowning achievements.
Artist Ann Klem #20801
After a career in computers, Ann Klem fell in love with glass art, and in over ten years, has drawn fans, loyal customers and a prime spot at Louisville's noted St. James Court Art Show.
Ramsi's & Raising Hope Farm #20802
Ramsi's Cafe on the World is a popular restaurant that sources its organic produce and meats from its own "Raising Hope" farm.
National Park Service In Kentucky #30401
A quick tour of the five properties in Kentucky that fall under the National Park Service.
Meet Designer Clifton Nicholson #30402
Clifton Nicholson, winner of the fashion industry's prestigious Coty Award, has his own successful jewelry business in Southern Indiana. Louisville Life visits the artist in his award-winning home and gallery.
Marker Celebrates Louisville Landmark's Historic Past #30403
It's the birthplace of the "Happy Birthday" song, but that's not the Little Loomhouse's only claim to fame. Get a fun and fact-filled brief on this historic property.
Abbey of Gethsemani #30404
Louisville Life takes a short trip to Nelson's County's Abbey of Gethsemani, where the monks live lives of service and worship, support themselves by making fruitcake, cheese, and bourbon fudge.
Historic Bridge Honors Louisville Founder #30405
Background on historic Louisville bridge that has ties to a U.S. president, the Great Depression, and Halloween.
From Kentucky to Kiyosato: The Life of Paul Rusch #30406
How a twist of fate made one Louisvillian a hero in Japan... and left Kentucky's cultural imprint in the Far East.
Foxhollow Farm #30407
Louisville Life visits Foxhollow Farm Center, which practices compassionate and earth-friendly farming through biodynamic agriculture methods.
Make Believe Is Real Work for Costumers #30408
Playing dress-up isn't just for kids. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the many incredible costumes at the renowned Actors Theatre of Louisville and meet the folks who make and maintain them.
Making History Come Alive #30409
An award-winning Kentucky history teacher uses a personal connection to the Titanic story to help interest his students in the era.
Inspiring Louisvillian Is Namesake of International Awards #30410
How the success of Henry Charles Grawemeyer is helping to honor "the power of ideas" around the globe.
The Ill-Fated Ford Edsel #30411
2009 marked the 50th anniversary of the rise and fall of the Ford Edsel, a car which was manufactured in Louisville. Learn why people have called it "the wrong car at the wrong time."
Louisville's Jewish Community Center #30412
History and highlights of the third oldest, continuously-operating Jewish community center in the United States.
Louisville's Reality TV Stars #30413
Louisville Life profiles some of Kentucky's most famous and infamous reality stars... and gets the latest on their lives beyond the tube.
A Moment in History: William Marshall Bullitt and Oxmoor #30414
William Marshall Bullitt was a successful attorney, avid mathematician, and a descendant of one of Louisville's pioneer families.
Lyman T. Johnson, Educator and Civil Rights Leader #30415
Educator and Civil Rights leader Lyman T. Johnson lived most of his life in Louisville and made an indelible mark on his Kentucky home. Get the fast facts on his inspiring life.
Chinese New Year and Louisville's Crane House #30416
Crane House, The Asia Institute, is the place to celebrate the Chinese New Year festival and Asian culture all year long.
Edge Outreach: Pure Water and More #30417
In 2010, EDGE (Ecumenical Dynamic Growth Experience) Outreach sent several water relief teams to Haiti to help in the earthquake aftermath. Learn how this group takes on such a global task.
Louisville's Historically Black College #30418
Louisville Life profiles the humble beginnings and recent resurgence of Simmons College of Kentucky, the state's oldest black-owned, -operated and financially supported institution of higher education.
University of Louisville's 1980 NCAA Basketball Champions #30419
Louisville Life spotlights the University of Louisville's first NCAA championship title win, in its 30th anniversary year.
Louisville Slugger Field #30420
Batter! Batter! Swing, batter! Louisville Life celebrates the history of Louisville Slugger Field.
Cabbage Patch Settlement House: 100 Years of Changing Lives #30421
How The Cabbage Patch Settlement House, a non-profit Christian agency, has assisted thousands of Kentucky children and their families through recreation, education and counseling programs for more than a century.
Louisville Power Couple Made Waves in Politics, History #30422
Et Cetera profiles Alvin T. and Sallie A. Hert, a pair of politicians and Louisville socialites whose home later became a significant part of the City of Hurstborne.
Louisville Haymarket History #30423
Louisville's historic and colorful Haymarket was once a bustling center of commerce. Louisville Life brings you its story, as well as future plans for the site.
Kentucky Derby Icons: The Twin Spires and More #30424
Louisville Life celebrates the city's most iconic image - the towering Twin Spires at historic Churchill Downs - and its link to treasured Kentucky Derby Tradition.
Louisville's Historic Galt House Hotel #30425
According to The Kentucky Encyclopedia, the Galt House was Louisville's "best-known hostelry in the 19th century." Et Cetera explores the famous, and sometimes infamous, story behind this celebrated hotel.
The Historic Louisville Memorial Auditorium #30426
For 80 years, Louisville Memorial Auditorium has helped to entertain Kentuckians. The building also houses some hidden historical gems, which is why it takes center stage in this Louisville Life segment.
Louisville Water Company #30501
Brief history of the celebrated Louisville Water Company.
Waverly Hills Sanitorium #30502
A visit to Louisville's historic and infamous tuberculosis sanatorium, which some believe is one of the most haunted places on earth!
Ice Cream Is Ultimate Comfort Food at Comfy Cow #30503
The Scoop on a popular Louisville homemade ice cream and dessert shop.
Parklands of Floyds Fork #30504
As development of the new Louisville park system evolves, a brief look at the history of one of its four areas, which has ties to frontiersman Daniel Boone.
Aviation Anniversaries #30505
Fun facts about Louisville's flight history.
Preserving Louisville's Historic Places #30506
A visit to the beautiful Brennan House, headquarters for an organization which works to protect the city's architectural history.
The Flexner Report #30507
Louisvillian Abraham Flexner led way to safer practice of medicine in the U.S.
One Slick Business #30508
Memorable moments in the golden history of Louisville's Alpine Ice Arena.
Gone But Not Forgotten #30509
Bygone Louisville businesses continue to hold nostalgia for many shoppers.
Photography Pioneer Kate Seston Matthews #30510
Famed female photographer documents Kentucky living at the turn of the 20th century
Glory Days #30511
Freedom Hall is much more than the former home of University of Louisville Basketball (including a link to Muhammad Ali). A pictorial history, in Et Cetera.
Remembering Harvey Fuqua #30512
He helped create Motown magic and he was a Louisville native. In Et Cetera, the life and times of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Musician/Producer Harvey Fuqua.
Show Stealer: Louisville's Iroquois Amphitheater #30513
Standout project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) continues to shine in Louisville, Ky.
Retrospective: Louisville Colonels Baseball #30514
A look at Louisville's professional and semi-professional baseball teams of the late 19th century and much of the 20th Century.
Louisville's Legendary Macauley's Theatre #30515
An historical look at Macauley's Theater, Louisville's primary playhouse for thespians of the late 19th and early 20th century.
Harriet Bishop Speed #30516
Profile on art collector, musician, and philanthropist who founded the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Ky.
Yert (Your Environmental Road Trip) #30517
Louisvillian-led eco-expedition travels through all 50 United States in one year, makes film.
Et Cetera: William Culbertson Mansion State Historic Sight #30518
Louisville Life offers a sneak peek inside the historic home of William Culbertson, one of Indiana's wealthiest former citizens.
Louisville's Historic Frankfort Avenue Business District #30519
We stroll down memory lane to witness the evolution of Louisville's historic Frankfort Avenue, a popular destination for shopping, dining, and sightseeing.
Louisville's Namesake #30520
Once known as the "Gateway to the South," it may seem odd that Louisville is named for a French king. Louisville Life explains the reason and delves into the River City's continuing ties to France.
The Pendennis Club #30521
A peek inside the exclusive Louisville social club that gave birth to the Old-Fashioned cocktail.
Original Lebowski Fest Turns 10 #30522
The Coen Brothers movie The Big Lebowski is a cult classic, and nowhere is its status more evident than in Louisville, which is home to an annual festival devoted to the film.
Kentucky Book Fair #30601
The history and mission of the Kentucky Book Fair, the Commonwealth's premier literary event.
Promoting Intercultural Communication #30602
Louisville translation service In Every Language flourishes, plays major role in MLK, Jr. Memorial.
Aids Awareness #30603
Learn about the work of House of Ruth, which offers services for those afflicted or affected by HIV and AIDS in the Louisville area.
Talking Food with Chef Edward Lee #30604
Top Chef's Edward Lee (610 Magnolia) talks about his time in Louisville, the local dining scene and his reality-TV experiences.
Stacey Yates #30701
Stacey Yates, vice president for marketing communications for the Louisville Convention and Visitor's Bureau, highlights the best tourist attractions in Louisville.
Henry Heuser Interview #30702
Rotarian Henry Heuser discusses the the Louisville Rotary Club - the tenth largest club of its kind in the world - and its 100th anniversary.
Rooibee Red Tea #30703
Rooibee Red Tea is an organic tea line produced and bottled in Louisville, and sold internationally.
Western Branch of Louisville Fpl #30704
Louisville was the first city with a library built for African Americans, and it recently reopened after a massive renovation.
Mayor Greg Fischer Interview #30705
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer talks about his accomplishments so far and his plans for Louisville's future.
Provost Shirley Willihnganz Interview #30706
Provost Shirley Willihnganz is the University of Louisville's chief academic officer, and has oversight of undergraduate, graduate, and professional education at the university.
Mary Gwen Wheeler Interview #30707
Mary Gwen Wheeler is the executive director of 55,000 Degrees, a public-private partnership whose goal is to launch Louisville into the top tier of their competitor cities with the goal of adding 40,000 bachelor's degrees and 15,000 associate's degrees by 2020.
Donald Lassere Interview #30708
Donald Lassere, executive director of The Muhammad Ali Center, talks about his background and what led him to Louisville.
Dr. Laquandra Nesbitt Interview #30709
Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt is the director of the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness. Nesbitt joined the department as director in July 2011 and is also an assistant professor at the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences.
Philip Roberts Interview #30710
Philip Roberts is the vice president of development of the Young Professionals Association of Louisville, the premier professional and social networking group for 20-and-30 somethings for more than a decade.
John Harris Interview #30711
John Harris is the executive director of The Clifton Center, an historic facility that serves as a gathering place for art, culture and ideas that's housed in a renovated former school building.
Craig Richard Interview #30712
Craig J. Richard is president and CEO of Greater Louisville Inc., one of the region's premier business organizations and the leading economic development agency for greater Louisville.
Rep. John Yarmuth Interview #30713
U.S. Representative John Yarmuth represents Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Susan Barry Interview #30714
Susan Barry is the President and CEO of the Louisville Community Foundation, whose "mission is to strengthen our region through inspired philanthropy and outstanding stewardship."
Karl Schmitt Interview #30715
Karl Schmitt is the executive director of the Louisville Sports Commission, whose mission is to "attract, create and host quality sporting events in the Louisville area."
Dr. Kevin Cosby Interview #30716
Dr. Kevin Cosby is the Reverend of St. Stephen Church and president of Simmons College.
Aldy Milliken Interview #30717
Aldy Milliken is the executive director and chief curator of the Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft.
Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson #30718
Jerry Abramson, former mayor of Louisville, discusses his role as Kentucky's Lieutenant Governor.
Anthony Smith Interview #30719
Anthony Smith is the Director of Safe Neighborhoods, an office of Metro Louisville government dedicated to a city "where all citizens are safe and fully prepared for lifelong success."
David Barksdale Interview #30720
New Albany historian David Barksdale discusses the history of Louisville's neighbor city across the Ohio River, and plans for its Bicentennial celebration.
Bob Corcoran Interview #30721
Bob Corcoran is the president and chairman of the GE Foundation, the philanthropic organization of GE.
Vickie Yates Brown Interview #30722
Vickie Yates Brown is president and CEO of Nucleus, the Life Sciences & Innovation Center and economic development arm of the University of Louisville Foundation.
Cynthia Knapek Interview #30801
Cynthia Knapek is the president of the Leadership Louisville Center, "nonprofit, member-oriented organization whose mission is to grow and connect a diverse network of leaders who serve as catalysts for a world-class community."
Shannon Westerman Interview #30802
Shannon Westerman is the executive director of the Louisville Visual Arts Association, which "has engaged artists and audiences through an energetic agenda of education, community outreach, artist support, and exhibitions."
Building Bellarmine University #40401
The third president of Bellarmine University, Joseph "Jay" McGowan, talks about the school's growth and strong academic standing as an institute of higher education.
Olden Louisville Was Amusing Place #40402
A look back at White City, a popular amusement park in Louisville at the turn of the 20th century.
Addressing The "New Homeless" #40403
How the Coalition for the Homeless is working to combat poverty and improve the quality of life for all Louisvillians.
Hurricane Hunter Relocates to Landlocked Louisville #40404
John Gordon, chief meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Louisville, discusses the odd weather the Metro experienced from 2008-2009. The NWS in Louisville serves 59 counties in Kentucky and southern Indiana.
Investigating Haunted Louisville #40405
An interview with Keith Age, founder and president of the Louisville Ghost Hunters Society.
Greater Louisville Inc.: Not Your Father's Chamber of Commerce #40406
The work of attracting new business, enterprise development and residents to Louisville.
Many Faiths, One Celebration #40407
The Center for Interfaith Relations (CIR) promotes interfaith understanding and cooperation, and hosts the annual Festival of Faiths, which brings big-name speakers to Louisville to discuss issues of faith.
Popular British Commentator Is New "Voice of the Kentucky Derby" #40408
Mark Johnson is the first non-American to be track announcer at historic Churchill Downs. Learn how his Lousiville life differs from his British upbringing and what he thinks about his new Kentucky home.
Businessman Steve Wilson Keeps Louisville in the National Spotlight #40409
Meet the visionary behind the acclaimed 21c Museum Hotel and well-known entrepreneur and philanthropist in Kentucky.
University of Louisville's Grawemeyer Award Is Legacy of Kentucky Businessman #40410
The history and importance of the international Grawemeyer Awards, which recognize inspiring ideas in the fields of music, political science, education, religion and psychology and were modeled after both the Nobel Prize and the Pulitzer Prize.
Empowering Women, Improving Community #40411
Learn how The Junior League of Louisville has helped thousands of Louisville women achieve success and strengthen their community. Plus, what the organization is doing to stay relevant for the next generation of leaders.
Resolving to Live Healthier #40412
One of Louisville's leading experts on healthy living talks about making healthy choices for the New Year... and every day.
Taking Care of Louisville #40413
The first Chief Development Officer for Norton Healthcare, Lynnie Meyer, talks about her work, her background and her passion for helping the community of Louisville.
Protecting History, Being Green Are Goals of Preservation Louisville #40414
Preservation Louisville is about a lot more than attractive architecture. Get details on the work of this nonprofit organization and its historic headquarters.
Ricky L. Jones: Professor, Author, Columnist #40415
Meet professor, author, and columnist Ricky L. Jones, Ph.D., whose work in Pan African studies and political science have garnered national attention.
Promoting Asian Culture In Kentucky #40416
The history of Crane House, The Asia Institute and its artistic, cultural and economic impact on the city of Louisville.
Covering a Crisis: Courier-Journal Reporter Chris Kenning on Haiti #40417
In 2010, The Courier-Journal sent Chris Kenning and photographer Kylene Lloyd to Haiti to detail the aftermath of the January earthquake.
Fostering Greatness in Our Youth #40418
The history of The YMCA Black Achievers program, a national college readiness program designed to help teens of color achieve success in school and beyond.
Getting to The Bright Side #40419
Life Coach Jennifer Blair offers tips and methods to help combat negativity and live a purposeful existence.
The Facts About Mental Illness #40420
How Louisville agency Wellspring promotes the recovery of persons with severe and persistent mental illness in Kentucky.
Planning The 2010 Kentucky Derby Festival #40421
Leslie Broecker knows all about putting on shows as president of Broadway Across America-Midwest. Now she's putting on the biggest show in Louisville - The Kentucky Derby Festival.
Helping Your Garden Grow #40422
Gardening expert and TV personality Cindi Sullivan gives you the dos and dont's of gardening and talks about her Louisville life.
Green Businesses Re-Energize Homes, Companies #40423
Earth Day is every day for two Louisville businesses that are helping locals go green.
Behind The Scenes at Churchill Downs #40424
Julie Koenig-Loignon, former WHAS-TV anchor, talks about her work experience at historic Churchill Downs.
Reaching Out to The Refugee Community #40425
Based in Louisville, Kentucky Refugee Ministries is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing resettlement services to refugees. Executive Director Liz Kaznak explains how the organization works and why their efforts are important.
Louisville Free Public Library #40426
Louisville Free Public Library's Director Craig Buthod (2010 Librarian of the Year, Library Journal) talks about the system's tumultuous times and super successes.
Keeping Louisville Clean and Green #40501
Civic engagement program helps keep Louisville beautiful.
Old Louisville Offers History, Haunts #40502
Actor/author Ronald Lew Harris talks about his beloved Old Louisville neighborhood, an area known for its history, architecture and rumored hauntings.
Redefining The Art of Craft #40503
The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft takes bold steps in programming for the future.
Louisville Genealogical Society #40504
Organization helps local families dig up their roots.
Treats, Trolleys, and Traditions #40505
Bardstown Road Aglow, a popular shopping event, is a light in Louisville commerce.
Holiday Lights In Louisville #40506
Historic Galt House Hotel stands witness to the changing landscape of downtown Louisville and hosts unique holiday light spectacular called KaLightoscope.
Celebrating The Boy Scouts' Centennial #40507
The evolution of scouting, and details on the local activities of the Lincoln Heritage Council.
Connecting Families Through Learning #40508
How the National Center for Family Literacy, headquartered in Louisville, Ky., addresses educational needs of children and their parents.
Keeping Love Alive #40509
Louisville counseling service InnerView helps couples navigate through tough times.
State of Black History #40510
Dr. Blaine Hudson, dean of the University of Louisville's College of Arts and Sciences, discusses school's role in the community and the Pan-African studies program.
Louisville's Freedom Hall #40511
Sports writer/author Billy Reed discusses the past and future of Louisville's Freedom Hall, the subject of his book.
100 Years of Affecting Change #40512
Remembering the mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the Civil Rights movement in Kentucky.
Helping Victims Rise Above Violence #40513
The work of The Center for Women and Families in Louisville, Ky., which helps combat abuse and sexual assault in the community.
Ending The Cycle of Poverty #40514
The mission and work of the Family Scholar House organization in Louisville, Ky.
Mr. Mayor #40515
Getting to know Louisville's 50th Mayor, Greg Fischer.
Building Louisville's Communities #40516
Decades-old organization, Center for Neighborhoods, encourages citizens and civic groups to have a role in making their communities better places to live.
Clearing The Air #40517
Louisville expert discusses the top environmental issues facing the city today.
Keeping Track of Donna Barton Brothers #40518
Former jockey Donna Barton Brothers talks about her new life as an NBC reporter and racing analyst.
Battling Bullying #40519
The Archdiocese of Louisville addresses violence prevention in schools.
Louisville: Hot Spot for Allergies #40520
A catching conversation with Dr. James Sublett, one of our Louisville's most recognizable allergists.
Helping Nonprofits Excel #40521
Louisville-based organization is resource, help to the nonprofit sector.
Louisvillian Lives Colorful Life #40522
An interview with Will Russell, co-founder of Lebowski Fest and owner of souvenirs/curiosities shop WHY Louisville.
Art As Escapism for the Incarcerated #40601
From "Bars to Walls," art serves as an expressive outlet for some Kentucky prison inmates.
And On That Farm ... #40602
It's a round-up of fuzzy fun in a visit to Kentucky's colorful Bluebonnets and Bluegrass Alpaca Farm.
Food Expert Shares Local Faves #40603
Meet Morgan Murphy, former Southern Living food writer and author of Off the Eaten Path, and get the dish on his favorite places to chow down in Louisville.
Music Is Changing Lives of Inner City Youth #40604
The West Louisville Performing Arts Academy strikes a chord in the community through music and mentoring.
Guitar Emporium #40701
A Highlands mainstay for almost 40 years, Guitar Emporium has served everyone from local musicians to international rock groups like The Rolling Stones and AC/DC.
ValuMarket, known for its eclectic and ethnic food items, started in Louisville with two small stores, and 30 years later, has grown to five locations with nearly 500 employees.
Adrianne & Co. #40705
Adrianne & Co. is a southern Indiana bakery and cafe that's known for its award-wining cakes, pastries, and pasta dishes.
River City Winery #40706
Located in New Albany, River City Winery became the first Indiana winery to win Wine of the Year honors at the prestigious Indy International Wine Competition.
Nuts N Stuff #40707
Nuts N Stuff is a bulk store that has been providing the Louisville area with chocolates, spices, coffees, loose teas and sugar-free candies for 25 years.
Apocalypse Brew Works #40710
Apocalypse Brew Works is a microbrewery that creates small-batch, fresh craft beer and supports sustainability with their solar-heated water, grain re-use, and material recycling.
Hyland Glass #40711
Hyland Glass is a glass hot shop studio and retail gallery established by contemporary hand-blown glass artist Casey Hyland.
Spot 5/Clifton Art Supply #40712
Located in the popular Clifton neighborhood, Spot 5 is a studio where you can purchase supplies and then create a masterpiece all in one place.
Families Out X-Ploring (Fox) #40714
Families Out X-ploring (FOX) is a new program from the Louisville Metro Parks Department designed to get families into the great outdoors to play.
Inn at Woodhaven #40715
The Inn at Woodhaven Bed & Breakfast is a Gothic Revival Mansion built in 1853, listed on the National Register, and was opened to the public as a bed and breakfast in 1993.
New Albany Fire Museum #40716
With pieces dating back to the late 1700's, the New Albany Fire Museum tells a broad story of how public safety has evolved.
Scribner House #40717
The Scribner House is the oldest building in New Albany and was built by one of three brothers who founded the city.
Joe Ley Antiques #40719
For more than 35 years Joe Ley Antiques on East Market has captivated shoppers and tourists with its vintage pieces and off-the-wall collections.
Harvest Restaurant #40720
Harvest Restaurant is a popular "farm to table" restaurant located in Louisville's hip NuLu neighborhood.
Riverside, The Farnsley-Moremen Landing #40721
The 176-year-old Farnsley-Moremen House is the centerpiece of the 300-acre historic site, which exists to promote, preserve, restore and interpret historic farm life on the Ohio River.
Peace of the Earth #40802
Peace of the Earth is a natural bath boutique located in Louisville's hip NuLu neighborhood.
Smith-Berry Vineyard and Winery #50401
Louisville Life heard about Smith-Berry Vineyard and Winery through the grapevine, and hits the road to bring the story home to you.
Alley Cat Advocates #50402
Nonprofit organization uses Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) to control the population of feral and unowned cats in Metro Louisville.
Louisville Store Is Much More Than Just Creations #50403
Just Creations, a small shop in Louisville, makes big statement with wide assortment of fair trade products.
Indiana Cheese Company Fills Holes in Regional Market #50404
Behind-the-scenes access at an award-winning goat cheese farmstead in southern Indiana, where all products are made by hand and on-site.
Art On Wheels #50405
Ride along as Louisville Life checks out the annual Kentucky Art Car Weekend, an event hosted by the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft that showcases dozens of art cars from around the United States.
Being Green Is Goal at Merridian Home Furnishings #50406
Louisville store sells quality home furnishings from around the world. Many pieces are old, one-of-a kind treasures or newly made with old materials.
Animal Farm Is Kentucky Woman's Dream #50407
It's a menagerie of miniatures and more at Over the Rainbow Farm near Mount Washington. Louisville Life introduces you to owner Cindy Feathers and her beloved animals.
Louisville Doctor Makes Strides In Autism Research #50408
University of Louisville medical researcher Dr. Manuel Casanova thinks he may have uncovered a common link between dyslexia, autism, and ADHD. Louisville Life brings you the details of his potentially life-changing work.
Hawks View Glass Gallery and Cafe #50409
Kentucky hot spot offers an exciting dining experience where food and art become one.
Longstanding Louisville Comedy Club Is Among Top in the U.S. #50410
Take a peek inside the legendary Comedy Caravan and meet its founder, Tom Sobel, who has kept the laughs coming for more than 20 years.
Noted Glaciologist is University of Louisville Professor #50411
Meet the University of Louisville's Keith Mountain, chair of the Department of Geography and Geosciences. Among those who study glaciers internationally, Mountain is revered with rock star status.
Alums Celebrate Storied Catholic School Decades After Doors Close #50412
1956 Heisman Trophy winner Paul Hornung is among alums who talk about memories of their beloved Louisville high school, Flaget. Among other noted Flaget graduates are former University of Louisville football coach Howard Schnellenberger and Major League baseball player Gus Bell.
Doo Wop Shop Has Spent Decades Keeping Louisville Musical #50413
Louisville Life brings you the colorful history behind a nearly 40-year-old Kentucky business. Meet the interesting family behind the Doo Wop Shop... and get the secret to their success.
Lincoln Elementary: Louisville's Performing Arts Magnet School #50414
How art appreciation in Kentucky classrooms is helping elementary students learn reading, writing, arithmetic and much more.
Fostering Creativity #50415
On a visit to Preston Arts Center, Louisville Life brushes up on the facts of how making art can truly make life beautiful.
Model, Mother Has Winning Career with Kentucky Lottery #50416
Model Jo Anne Wolf talks about her Louisville life, including the excitement and anxiety of being responsible for the numbers that could make someone a millionaire!
Kelly K: Radio Star #50417
Louisville Life introduces you to Kelly K, a popular morning radio host and TV talent in Louisville. Learn about her life behind the mic, in front of the camera, and at home as a new mom.
Ancient Order of Hibernians: The Luck of the Irish in Louisville #50418
Get to know the Ancient Order of Hibernians, the organizers of the city's annual St. Patrick's Day parade.
Historic Home in the Heart of Louisville Gets New Life #50419
A historic Kentucky horse farm has been transformed into a B&B in the heart of Louisville. Learn about Bashford Manor Bed & Breakfast.
Flowers, Creativity Keeps Louisville Business Growing #50420
The Gallery House Bed & Breakfast in Old Louisville is anything but ordinary! One owner is a nationally-recognized wedding cake artist and chef, the other a painter who uses the house as a gallery.
Legacy of Buffalo Soldiers Is Alive In Louisville #50421
Meet John Taylor, Jr., who runs a summer camp teaching African-American youths about the historic Buffalo Soldiers
Former Theater Gets Second Act as Urban Marketplace #50422
Formerly known as the Kentucky Theater, the downtown Theater Square Marketplace offers a unique place to eat, relax and unwind. Louisville Life gives you a peek at what it has to offer.
Hiking Book Captures Natural Beauty of Louisville #50423
Take a Hike, Louisville! is not just a suggestion, it's a book! Take a peek inside its pages and get inspired to take your own walk through nature.
Harry Pickens: The Man and His Music #50424
Louisville Life profiles award-winning artist and educator Harry Pickens. As a jazz pianist, Harry has collaborated with hundreds of great musicians, such as Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, and James Moody.
Louisville Is A Hot Spot for Art Glass #50425
The Glass Arts Society chose Louisville for its international 2010 conference. Louisville Life shows you why.
Louisville-Area Business Takes Being Green Serious #50426
Louisville Life digs up Boone Gardiner Garden Center's backstory.
Stone Soup Community Kitchen #50501
Creative concept teaches Louisvillians to eat locally, to eat better, and helps foster community.
Gearing Up for Outdoor Adventure #50502
Visit one of Louisville's latest offerings for outdoor enthusiasts, The Trail Store.
Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky #50503
A Louisville-based organization rescues and rehabilitates injured raptors.
Picture Perfect #50504
Award-winning photographer Bill Luster details the developments in his long career in Louisville.
Crescent Hill Radio #50505
Community radio station dedicates airtime to Louisville-area musicians.
Kentucky's Olde Master Originals #50506
Oldham County woodworking company dishes out collectible wooden crafts/works of art.
On A New Track #50507
Horseracing enthusiasts offered new, hi-tech exhibits at the overhauled Kentucky Derby Museum.
All Aboard! #50508
A visit to L&N Trains & Things, a hobbyist haven and collector's dream, nestled in Louisville's Clifton neighborhood.
Breaking The Mold #50509
The secret to success at Moss Hill, a family-operated business making soaps, lotions and candles in Louisville, Ky.
Uncovering The Past: Falls of the Ohio Interpretative Center #50510
The Falls of the Ohio near Louisville, Ky., showcases some of the largest exposed fossil beds in the world.
Oscar's Hardware Marks 60 Years #50511
The nuts and bolts of a popular hardware store in Louisville, Ky.
Family Business Is Made to Order #50512
See what's brewing at Sister Bean's Coffee House, a community hot spot in south Louisville.
Louisville's League of Women Voters #50513
Political organization celebrates 90 years in the community.
Kentucky Portrait Painters #50514
Louisville exhibit showcases some of best work by Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley portrait artists.
Love of Bourbon Leads to Gourmet Condiment Business #50515
Matt Jamie's Bourbon Barrel Foods adds a Kentucky kick to cooking.
Coco's Chocolate Cafe #50516
From small bites to sumptuous sips, a unique Louisville cafe serves up chocolate in a variety of tasty ways.
Metal Artist Richard Kolb #50517
Louisville metal artist makes popular work of recycled/found materials.
Jett Stream Productions #50518
Go behind-the-scenes with the award-winning, Louisville-based publisher/official licensee of the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby artwork.
Louisville's Blue Apple Players #50519
The history of a nationally acclaimed, educational theater company, whose recent work tackles the issue of bullying in a unique way.
Flowers, Creativity Keeps Louisville Business Growing #50520
A visit to Wallitsch Garden Center, a family-owned business in Louisville, Ky., that has been around since 1946.
Highland House Bed & Breakfast #50521
Louisville Life visits Highland House Bed & Breakfast, a relaxing retreat along the Ohio River.
Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest #50522
A book captures the beauty of Kentucky's official arboretum and the beautiful story of how it was gifted to the Commonwealth.