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Enjoy Eating at the Pitt BBQ Festival May 16

If you like BBQ, you’re going to love the Pitt BBQ Festival. This annual event is well-known for tasty eats and the festival atmosphere that brings people together from all parts of Louisville. You’ll find it on Preston Highway, one of the most active areas of the city. BBQ Festival Bring your appetite with you to 6010 Preston Highway at 4 pm, and get ready to eat some tasty food. The Pitt BBQ Festival lasts until 11 pm, so you’re going to have plenty of time to taste everything.

Spotlight on the Stone Lakes Subdivision: A Community Profile

The Stone Lakes Subdivision is a highly sought-after community in Louisville, Kentucky that has been named Best New Single Family Development in the past by the Home Builders Association of Louisville, and has gained much admiration from local residents since its construction. This community is perfect for nature lovers since the community is situated amidst the quality of nature, and offers the peace and quiet most nature lovers seek.

Home for Sale 2808 Arlington Road Louisville, KY 40220

Welcome to 2808 Arlington Road in the lovely neighborhood of Avondale! This charming 2 bedroom, 1 bath home will definitely impress!

Discover the Best Bloomin’ Arts and Crafts May 15 and 16

Listen to live music and learn tricks for living a healthier lifestyle at the Best Bloomin’ Arts and Crafts Festival, a unique event that helps you do more for the environment and for yourself. Bands are scheduled to play both days of the event, and demonstrations will be offered all throughout the festival. Bloomin’ in Jeffersontown

Bike Around Iroquois Park May 11 - 15

From May 11 to May 15, it’s National Bike Week. Take the opportunity to bike your way to work if you can, and bike your way around one of Louisville’s most beautiful and famous parks while you’re at it. Biking is a great way to get exercise, and many say it’s a good way to be good to the environment. Save a little gas money, burn a few extra calories and discover a new part of Louisville during National Bike Week. You’ll be really glad you did.

Home for Sale 315 Shallowford Place Louisville, KY 40245

Take a close look at the pictures to fall in love with this gorgeous home in the Locust Creek subdivision.

Take Mom to the Art Affair May 10

It’s Mother’s Day, and you never know what to buy for mom to show your appreciation. Take her to the Louisville Art Affair, and let her shop for her own artsy gift. What she really wants is to spend time with you…and to pick out her own present. An Art Affair The Mellwood Arts Center is hosting this family-friendly art show that will be brimming with fine crafts and artworks. Shop for jewelry, paintings, pottery, glass, photography, and just about any other type of artwork you can imagine.

Make Things with the Girl Scouts May 9

Go to the MakerPlace to use a 3D printer or a laser cutter on May 9. While you’re there, turn a bunch of electronic pieces into a cool machine. If you’ve ever wanted to make your own robot dog, you want to go to MakerPlace and join in on the fun with the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana. Making Things for Fun

Laugh at DuPont Manual’s Comedy Night May 8

Go to the Dupont Manual gym on May 8 to hear family-friendly comedy from three different comedians who have toured the nation. You won't find a show like this, at a price like this, anywhere else. If you like to laugh, you won't want to miss one minute of Comedy Night. Laughter is the Best Medicine

Home for Sale 1309 Nightingale Lane Goshen, KY 40026

Welcome to 1309 Nightingale Lane in the beautiful Goshen Woods Subdivision! This lovely 4 bedroom brick ranch will definitely impress! The home greets you with delightful curb appeal and features flowering trees and impeccable landscaping.

Home for Sale 4221 Winchester Road Louisville, KY 40207

Welcome to 4221 Winchester Road in the beautiful Arlington Subdivision of St. Matthews! This charming 3 bedroom Cape Cod will definitely impress! The home offers lovely curb appeal with its stone facade, trees, beautiful landscaping and a comfortable front porch.

See the Fireworks with the Louisville Bats May 8

Go to the Purple Upland Meadow on River Road to see fireworks this May 8. The Louisville Bats are setting off the pyrotechnics right after the game at 10 pm, when the sky is dark enough to give you a great look at the colors and effects. Who says you have to wait for July to see something amazing in the sky? Fire in the Sky

Feast on a Jim Beam Bourbon Dinner May 7

Feast on a four-course meal while you sip Jim Beam with a real Master Distiller this May 7. The Jim Beam Bourbon Dinner is the type of event that you really can’t find outside of Kentucky, and it’s the type of event that anyone who likes to eat and drink will enjoy. That pretty much covers just about everybody. Have a Jim Beam Dinner

Find a New Career at the Louisville Professional Career Event May 7

If you have skills in sales and management, or you want to break into this lucrative career field, you want to attend the Louisville Professional Career Event. You will have the chance to conduct in-person interviews with companies that are actually hiring. There are jobs out there. You just need to know how to find them, and which career paths to choose. If you think that sales and management might suit you, then you can't afford to miss this career fair-style event. All's Fair in Job Hunting

Get Swept Away by Folk Music at the Clifton Center May 4

Folk music is one of the richest tools historians have when it comes to studying our past. The words in folk songs tell stories of the past and help us learn more about what shaped us as people. And this May 4, you can get swept away by amazing folk music at the Clifton Center. Lomax Project Go to the Clifton Center to enjoy the Lomax Project. Banjo master Jayme Stone and Grammy-winning Tim O’Brien will be joined by other musicians to celebrate Alan Lomax, the famous folklorist.

Test Your Star Wars Skills May 4

According to "Star Wars" fans the world over, May the 4th is International Star Wars Day. Say it out loud and you'll know why: May the 4th be with you. And if you think you've got amazing Star Wars trivia knowledge, there's one place you need to be on this epic holiday: the Louisville Highlands. Hi, Highlands

See the Run for the Roses May 2

Every year, the Kentucky Derby is the biggest event in Louisville. It's the culmination of the entire Derby Festival, and they say it is the most exciting two minutes in all of sports. There are lots of ways to enjoy the Kentucky Derby, but it's most exciting when you get to see it live. If you're in Louisville and you've never been to Churchill Downs for the Derby, why not go this May? Run Down to the Downs

Celebrate Independent in Louisville Bookstores May 2

May 2 is Derby Day, but it’s also Independent Bookstore Day. If you’d like to enjoy a quieter atmosphere this Derby weekend, you’re going to love a visit to Carmichael’s on this day. The bookstore is hosting an alternative Derby party that brings horse racing into the bookstore in a totally unique, fun way. Be Independent at Carmichael’s

Realtor's Property Resource (RPR) Reports Contain Extensive Home Data

Realtor's® Property Resource (RPR) reports contain extensive home data that can help you fully analyze a property for value.  In fact, there are very few property data resources available to you that will be as extensive and comprehensive as an RPR report. Follow the link to view a sample RPR report. Here are just a few of the data points that an RPR report may contain that can help you analyze a property: Home Facts

Dance with the Fillies and Stallions Derby Eve Party May 1

You don’t have to wait for the Kentucky Derby to rub elbows with celebrities. Attend the Fillies and Stallions Derby Eve Party, and you’ll see all sorts of big names and famous faces. Fillies and Stallions

The Five Minute Guide to the Best Blues Bars Louisville Has to Offer

As a city full of life and culture, Louisville can be the perfect place to go out for a classy cocktail or a memorable dinner, but you may be wondering where you can head for some live music. If you're looking for some bands that can sing the blues, you might want to make a trip to one of these bars. Here is the five minute guide to the best blues bars Louisville has to offer. The One and Only Blues Bar: Stevie Ray's Blues Bar

Use This Common Sense Approach to Packing and Avoid Moving Chaos

As moving to a new home and packing up all of your old things can be very stressful and time consuming, it's important to think logically when approaching your move. With the following straightforward tips, you can take any chaos out of the process and make your move as seamless as possible! Don't Procrastinate on Getting Started

Dance at Ferdinand's Ball April 30

The Derby hasn't happened yet, but there's no reason you should wait to eat, drink and be merry this Derby season. This April 30, you're invited to a ball. It's an event that could only happen here, and it supports an important cause that even Louisville residents sometimes forget about: retired racehorses. Having a Ball

Support the Jockeys with Cocktails April 29

When you’re drinking to support the Kentucky Derby, you’re not having cocktails – you’re having Jocktails for the Derby. Join Sun Tan City and Planet Fitness at Ice House this April, and help support the jockeys that help make the Derby so exciting. Jocktails for the Derby

Louisville Realtor and Real Estate Agent Reviews

When buying or selling a Louisville home, you may decide to use the services of a professional to help you gather information, research properties, negotiate and coordinate the closing process. Before making a decision about who will best serve your needs, most people will search online for Louisville Realtor® and Real Estate Agent Reviews. Realtor Reviews Here are several examples of Realtor® reviews to show you what you can expect: