Category Archives: possibility city

City and hospitals sign policies to encourage breastfeeding

In a progressive step forward for women in the workplace, Mayor Greg Fischer and representatives from Louisville’s birthing hospitals signed policies to encourage and to make it easier for women to breastfeed their babies. “Breastfeeding has many well documented health advantages both for the baby and mother,” Fischer said in a news release.  “It’s the […]

Clark County council passes anti-toll resolution

In an unanimous vote, the Clark County City Council approved a resolution against tolling as a means to pay for the $4.1 billion Ohio River Bridges Project — which seeks build an East End bridge, a downtown bridge and expand Spaghetti Junction. Last night, the southern Indiana county joined the New Albany City Council and […]

Belle of Louisville Runs Afoul of Ground, Sobriety (?)

Perhaps the biggest local news over the weekend was the Belle of Louisville’s apparent torpedoing at the hands of German U-Boats… What’s that you say, paper of record? Everyone was drunk? And we were not invited?

Bill O’Reilly: Possibility City ‘pinheads’

The lame controversy over the latest Possibility City ad campaign that is being peddled by the humorless Louisville Metro Councilman Doug Hawkins, R-25, who called the ads “poor taste,” has gone national. In a voicemail message that he left after our interview, the south Louisville Republican highlighted that Fox News commentator Bill O’Reilly jumped on […]

‘Unfair’ art show shut down

Police shut down the annual Unfair this morning, prohibiting participants from selling their artwork outside the Magnolia Bar. It turns out a relatively new city ordinance requires a special permit. The Unfair was started years ago as an alternative to the nearby St. James Court Art Show, a large-scale event that costs at least $450 […]

Gettin’ friendly with the OCP

About 250 people gathered earlier tonight at the Southwest Government Center on Dixie Highway to officially establish a group called Friends of Otter Creek Park, whose goal — although at this point still vague in terms of action — is to persuade Metro government to reopen the recently closed Meade County park, which the city […]

Lunchbox: Where’s my EMS?

Lower learning: A 4 percent budget cut would devastate Kentucky public schools, the state education chief says. Your move, David Williams.  The (vain)glorious return of the C-J Exclusive: Remember those fancy little red “C-J Exclusive” buttons the paper started running on stories it reported first? It began, it appears, in response to heavy criticism about […]

Hawkins lets it fly

Metro Councilman Doug Hawkins, R-25, is going full-bore with just 10 days till Election Day, accusing his opponent in the race for the 37th District state Senate seat, incumbent Dem Perry Clark, of ”trying to steal the election instead of earning it” in an e-mail sent to supporters. We’re left to assume Hawkins’s “steal” comment refers […]

New ‘Possibility City’ ad to air Sunday

If you watch reality TV then you should know that on ABC this Sunday, Extreme Makeover is profiling Louisville’s favorite family, the Hughes’. The two-hour edition will also feature the new “Possibility City” ad from the Louisville Branding committee. It’s more of the same dichotomized hyperbole Americans love — “a city can make you a […]

New ‘Possibility City’ ad to air Sunday

If you watch reality TV then you should know that on ABC this Sunday, Extreme Makeover is profiling Louisville’s favorite family, the Hughes’. The two-hour edition will also feature the new “Possibility City” ad from the Louisville Branding committee. It’s more of the same dichotomized hyperbole Americans love — “a city can make you a […]