Gold Bar’s last business day will come on Saturday, August 27. The establishment is located at 1601 Story Avenue. Writing at LEO Weekly, Carolyn Brown has the full story (there’s no paywall). Gold Bar opened in July 2020, the same month as Lynn Family Stadium. It became popular with LouCity and Racing Louisville supporters for its […]
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Taste of South Louisville, circa 2015. Here’s the scoop: Taste of South Louisville takes place at Churchill Downs (700 Central Avenue) on Saturday, August 27, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Taste of South Louisville is the city’s culinary event of the year. With more than 20 local restaurants and vendors, restaurants like Seafood Lady, […]
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If you haven’t made your way out to Barn 8 Restaurant at Hermitage Farm in Goshen, take my advice: You ought to give it a try soon. You’ll be glad you did. Walk in the front door of the black, red-trimmed former horse barn on U.S. 42, and one of the first things you see […]
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Objectivity is a key element of journalism, which in our contemporary era has been supplanted in large measure by advertising-supported electronic hype machines. Taking sports as an example, media coverage in the current era has tended to devolve to mere carnival barking. In consequence, a talented big league baseball player with two or three good […]
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There was sad news last week. Longtime operator of Kern’s Korner dies, by Haley Cawthon (Louisville Business First) The staff at a neighborhood bar and grill is grieving the loss of its longtime operator. Jeff Kern ran Kern’s Korner with his brother, Bob Kern Jr., from the 1990s until 2016, when the business was sold […]
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Gold Bar, a Butchertown bar popular with LouCity and Racing Louisville fans, will close this month. The bar announced on social media this morning that its last day will be Saturday, Aug. 27. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Gold Bar (@goldbarlouisville) The post read: “For two shining, golden years, […]
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On Sunday, Louisville ice cream shop Dairy Kastle announced it would be closing early this summer season, due to a staffing shortage. The shop usually stays open until October, but this season came to an abrupt end as the shop posted about the closing on Twitter and Instagram. The popular Eastern Parkway spot plans to open […]
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On August 12 Decca Lounge and Restaurant (812 E. Market Street) announced on Facebook that it will be closing following a final night of service on Friday, September 23. The text: To our valued customers, employees, artists, musicians, vendors and friends: Thank You. Thank you for the celebrations. Thank you for the date nights. Thank […]
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Berlin Wall commentary (western side). Previously: My Beers in the GDR, Part One: A working lunch in East Berlin, August 1989. East Berlin world clock at Alexanderplatz, showing places that East German citizens were allowed to go only with great difficulty. East Berlin: August, 1989. Each Friday afternoon for three weeks my temporary employment with […]
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The root word is familiar to most of us. Andouille is a coarse-grained smoked meat made using pork, pepper, onions, and seasonings. Andouille is French in origin, but has also been brought to Louisiana by French or German immigrants. Andouille is mostly associated with Cajun cooking. However, andouille and andouillette are not the same. Emily […]
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