Category Archives: KFC Yum! Center

Metro Council spent 60K on secret NBA campaign

The movement to lure an NBA franchise to Louisville has gone beyond optimistic fans starting a Facebook page and has made its way to City Hall. From The Courier-Journal: Louisville Metro Council members have been funding a behind-the-scenes push to lure a National Basketball Association team to the city, spending $60,000 to contract with attorney […]

Louisville Kings?

With University of Louisville basketball fans ready to christen the new downtown arena, a rapidly growing Facebook page is calling for an NBA franchise to relocate to the KFC Yum! Center. It appears that the future of the Sacramento Kings franchise is uncertain, which has given renewed hopes to our local boosters who have been […]

An astounding establishment

During the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, a period when local governments and private sector businesses throughout the nation pulled back, this community, in an almost defiant gesture, moved forward with the single largest downtown development project in the city’s history. Completion of the KFC Yum! Center is part of the $1.2 billion […]

Mayor Abramson turns on the lights

The opening of the KFC Yum! Center has the city sprucing itself up and tonight another multi-million dollar makeover of downtown Louisville will be unveiled when Mayor Jerry Abramson “flips the switch” on the Second Street Bridge light display. Earlier today the Mayor’s Office sent out a press release hyping the plaza under the bridge, […]