Category Archives: Derby 2009

Preservationists ask Metro Council to help save Whiskey Row

In a letter addressed to members of the Metro Council, local preservationists have asked city lawmakers to exam the settlement between the Mayor’s Office and developer Todd Blue in an effort to save Whiskey Row from demolition. In a surprise announcement, Mayor Greg Fischer said the city and the developer reached an agreement that allows […]

“Fabulous Fashions from the 40s” at the Kentucky Derby Museum

The Kentucky Derby Museum is presenting “Fabulous Fashions from the 40s” with guest speaker Deb Jordan. The afternoon tea and fashion show, a great event for mothers and daughters, is Sunday, June 7 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 for adults, $16 for children 12 and under and includes admission to the “Derby Decades – […]

This Is What Happens, Larry…

Speaking of random acts of violence, here’s some lovely footage of an aptly-titled ‘Derby Beat Down,’ wherein three Louisville Metro Police officers beat the living shit out of a harmless drunk. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPyN4X3NnR8[/youtube] It appears as though excessive force was employed, and according to WLKY, LMPD Chief Robert White is officially looking into it. The lesson? […]

Bar Belle of Louisville

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Hilton Does Derby

Ha ha ha, like the porno film! But seriously folks, the best thing about a website isn’t the featured content or the high bandwith, but its user-generated and grammatically challenged comments section. (See also: This C-J story regarding Paris Hilton and her polluted carrion-vagina, which are both coming to the elitist Barnstable-Brown Party!)

New From Mattel: Julep-Soaked Barbie!

The C-J is absolutely gushing over this latest plastic monstrosity engineered by the Chinese to shore up American consumer spending. Why, who couldn’t resist the unholy offspring of Churchill Downs and the flailing toy manufacturer?  Despite the fact that Mattel’s shares have fallen, their executives receive exorbitant bonuses (just like everyone else these days), and […]