Smoketown

Smoketown

De Leon & Primmer to work with Smoketown residents on redesigning...

Mark your calendars for a very important meeting on Wednesday, March 16. Currently under construction in Smoketown, the Metropolitan Sewer District's (MSD) Logan Street CSO...

Fate of two historic structures uncertain after major hotel announcement on...

We've known for a while that the Connection nightclub in Downtown Louisville was moving down Floyd Street to a new venue at owners George Stinson and...

Smoketown residents voice concerns over MSD’s Logan Street CSO Basin

The people of Smoketown have been ignored. As one of twelve neighborhoods scheduled to receive a combined sewer overflow (CSO) basin, the Metropolitan Sewer...

It’s time for MSD to reinvest the $4 million it skimmed...

As far as I can tell, Louisville's Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) owes Smoketown at least four million dollars. Let me tell you why. On November 16,...

Good enough shouldn’t be: What’s going on with the Vu Guesthouse...

Everyone knows the orange and bronze, the mirror ball, and the flags, at the corner of Market Street and Floyd Street in the Haymarket district in...

An inside tour of Smoketown’s haunting Merchants’ Ice Tower

  In Louisville, Kentucky's Smoketown neighborhood, on the corner of Logan Street and Lampton Street, sits the historic building known best as the Merchants' Ice...

Cold Case: It’s time these buildings in Smoketown got another chance...

A small slice of Louisville beer history is now in the landfill. At the beginning of August, wrecking crews began razing a four-story brick...

Digging into the legendary origins of Hillerich & Bradsby’s Louisville Slugger...

  Colonel Sanders definitely started Kentucky Fried Chicken; George Garvin Brown definitely began bottling bourbon in bottles; and David Jones and Wendell Cherry definitely founded Humana. There...

Community Foundation to transform Hillerich & Bradsby’s old Smoketown factory-turned-parking lot

This week, we detailed the history of Hillerich & Bradsby's old Smoketown home—a block bound by Preston Street, Finzer Street, Jackson Street, and Jacob...