For one family, getting married at Duncan Memorial has become a tradition

Thousands upon thousands of couples have said their wedding vows at Duncan Memorial Chapel in Floydsburg. All of them have walked down the same slate floor of the Early English Gothic chapel designed by Louisville architect Fred Elswick and gazed at the stained-glass windows above the wood carving of Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” … Continue reading For one family, getting married at Duncan Memorial has become a tradition

Pewee Valley celebrates 150-years but without its historian

The historic Edgewood home sits at 114 Edgewood Way. Built in the 1850s by Walter Haldeman, founder of the Louisville Courier, the estate could’ve been destroyed were it not for the preservation efforts of Donna and David Russell.Andrew Henderson / The Oldham Era It started with Edgewood. It was 1987 and the people of Pewee … Continue reading Pewee Valley celebrates 150-years but without its historian

Kentucky Artisan Distillery names new master distiller

The new master distiller of Crestwood’s Kentucky Artisan Distillery doesn’t think he has the right last name for the job. He’s not a Beam or a Brown Forman, but Jade Peterson has worked his way up to his current position at Oldham County’s only distillery and he’s poised to launch the distillery’s first homemade whiskey. … Continue reading Kentucky Artisan Distillery names new master distiller

World War I dog tag found in France, returned to Crestwood family

Larry Fralick holds his grandfather Clifford Fralick’s dog tag from World War I. The dog tag was found in France and returned to the family by the men who discovered it. Four years ago in a wheat field outside the small French town of Dommartin-lès-Remiremont, Olivier Bena, a 48-year-old manager of a cheese factory, was … Continue reading World War I dog tag found in France, returned to Crestwood family

‘They can make a difference’: Tennis teaches west Louisville youth lessons beyond the court

California Park's nearly eight-acre greenery is bustling with activity. On a typical night, you could see a couple of guys playing basketball, running up and down the courts. A little further down, you might find a group of youth practicing football or several kids playing on the playground. But on the far left side of the park, … Continue reading ‘They can make a difference’: Tennis teaches west Louisville youth lessons beyond the court

‘I’m the glitter and he’s the skulls.’ Screen printing artists continue to grow business

Off to the side of a spacious warehouse room whirring with sounds and people moving about stands a door, which boasts a small pink sign.  Adorning the sign is the 2012 Internet meme, Grumpy Cat, and below the cat's famously displeased face is the phrase "Close the door" repeated four times. Opening the door leads you … Continue reading ‘I’m the glitter and he’s the skulls.’ Screen printing artists continue to grow business

Louisville cycling scene is a big, welcoming ‘party’ that gives back

Perched atop bikes in some shade at Seneca Park, there was chatter among the four members of Revolution Devo Cycling and their coaches.  Most of the chatter was centered around the recent controversy springing out of this year's Tour de France — whether cycling champion Peter Sagan intentionally threw his elbow out to force an opponent to crash into a … Continue reading Louisville cycling scene is a big, welcoming ‘party’ that gives back

Cricket club hopes to get Louisville ‘on the world map of cricket’

Positioning himself firmly on the cricket pitch at Louisville's Carrie Gaulbert Cox Park, Jai Bokey waits for the bowler to send the ball down the 22-yard stretch. As the bowler prepares to deliver the ball, Bokey hits his bat four times on the ground. When the ball comes down the stretch, Bokey smacks it off to the … Continue reading Cricket club hopes to get Louisville ‘on the world map of cricket’

Courtney’s Creations: fairy houses, succulents

Behind the home of Courtney Brown, a Lexington native and the owner of Courtney’s Creations, is an expansive green space that one might not initially expect to find. Several trees form a path behind her garage to the backyard. Sunlight filters through the trees; the branches bend and arch along the path; you have to … Continue reading Courtney’s Creations: fairy houses, succulents