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Feb 15, 2024
Small Business Newsletter - February 2024
A Message from our Small Business Program Manager, Taylore Bass
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Feb 13, 2024
February Newsletter 2024
Downtown Lowdown, launched in January at the Frazier History Museum, proves just how unique, cool, and entertaining Louisville’s Downtown really is.
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Jan 22, 2024
Small Business Newsletter - January 2024
Small Business Newsletter - January 2024
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Jan 22, 2024
LOUISVILLE DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF LOAN PRODUCT ELIGIBILITY
Expanded Loan Product to Help Existing Small Businesses in Downtown
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Jan 18, 2024
January Newsletter 2024
Downtown is in full swing for the holiday season, and we have a plethora of fun activities to keep you in the holiday spirit!
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Dec 13, 2023
December Newsletter 2023
Downtown is in full swing for the holiday season, and we have a plethora of fun activities to keep you in the holiday spirit!
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Nov 18, 2023
SHOP SMALL AT DOWNTOWN’S SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY VENDOR FAIR
Louisville Downtown Partnership celebrates national Small Business Saturday
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Nov 09, 2023
NEW “BARK PARK” UNVEILED IN DOWNTOWN LOUISVILLE
TurfMutt Foundation Funds Public Downtown Park

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Nov 08, 2023
November Newsletter 2023
Just because the weather is getting a little colder doesn’t mean things stop in Downtown!
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Oct 12, 2023
October Newsletter 2023
Thank you for showing up and showing out this summer! We had a record year with events and attendance and that is because of you! We will be working over the winter to dream u
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Oct 11, 2023
Small Business Newsletter - October
Goodbye summer and hello fall!
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Oct 05, 2023
LOUISVILLE DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES MOVE TO 500W BUILDING
Louisville Downtown Partnership (LDP) announced its plans to relocate their office to the 500W building this fall.
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Sep 20, 2023
LOUISVILLE DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES CITYSPOTS INITIATIVE
New Placemaking Program Aims to Reimagine and Reinvent Public Spaces in Downtown
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Sep 12, 2023
Small Business Newsletter - September
Goodbye summer and hello fall!
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Sep 11, 2023
LOUISVILLE DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP EXPANDS AMBASSADOR PROGRAM TO ENHANCE VIBRANCY AND IMPROVE DOWNTOWN SAFETY
Downtown Ambassador Program doubles number of ambassadors on the streets
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Sep 08, 2023
September Newsletter 2023
August is gone and we are now in a new month full of activities with fun things to do around every corner of Downtown... and we hope you will join us!
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Aug 22, 2023
COME DANCE WITH LOUISVILLE DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP AT ITS INAUGURAL SILENT DISCO
Downtown Silent Disco Event to activate the Big Four Lawn this September
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Aug 10, 2023
August Newsletter 2023
I feel this summer taking its ever-unnatural crashing end as we hit August’s mid-stride, as the start of school gets everyone in a different frame of mind.
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Jul 27, 2023
SPORTS LEAGUES RETURNING BAIRD URBAN SPORTS PARK THIS FALL
Pickleball and Wiffle Ball to activate Downtown with third season
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Jul 13, 2023
New Oktoberfest Celebration Coming to Downtown Louisville
“Steins on Main” to Benefit the Coalition for the Homeless
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Jul 12, 2023
July Newsletter 2023
Our Downtown was shining bright and beautiful for two weeks of the Kentucky Derby Festival and a record-attendance of Kentucky Derby 149
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Jun 29, 2023
“Downtown After the Pandemic: A New Paradigm?” A Virtual Forum
“Downtown After the Pandemic: A New Paradigm?” A Virtual Forum


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12:30 – 2:00pm

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Jun 06, 2023
June Newsletter 2023
Our Downtown was shining bright and beautiful for two weeks of the Kentucky Derby Festival and a record-attendance of Kentucky Derby 149
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May 30, 2023
Baird Urban Sports Park to Host Extended Open Play Hours
More opportunities provided for individuals to use Downtown sports park this summer
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May 23, 2023
LOUISVILLE DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP UNVEILS DOWNTOWN CINEBUS AND RELEASES NEW MOVIE NIGHT SERIES
Louisville Downtown Partnership (LDP) today unveiled the Downtown CineBus, a decommissioned ambulance that is now a mobile projection unit. Donated by Louisville Metro, the Ci
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May 22, 2023
FORVIS announces move to downtown Louisville office tower, plus new partners and managing director
FORVIS, a top 10 national accounting and advisory firm, is pleased to announce the relocation of its Louisville office to the heart of downtown Louisville.
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May 18, 2023
May Newsletter 2023
Our Downtown was shining bright and beautiful for two weeks of the Kentucky Derby Festival and a record-attendance of Kentucky Derby 149
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Apr 17, 2023
April Newsletter 2023
This is my favorite time of year -- when the trees and flowers are blooming, when the temperatures climb past parka weather, and when possibility is in the air.
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Mar 14, 2023
March Newsletter 2023
For the shortest month of the year, February sure has some stature!
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Feb 17, 2023
LOUISVILLE DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES NEW HAPPY HOUR EVENT
Sports Park Social provides a social venue next to league play
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Feb 14, 2023
February Newsletter 2023
For the shortest month of the year, February sure has some stature!
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Feb 13, 2023
Louisville Downtown Partnership’s Ambassador Team Will Distribute Valentine’s Day Candy
On February 14th, the LDP Ambassador Team will distribute Valentine’s Day candy to Downtown guests, residents, and workers to celebrate the holiday and spread love.
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Feb 03, 2023
PICKLEBALL AND WIFFLE BALL LEAGUE PLAY RETURNING DOWNTOWN THIS SPRING
Baird Urban Sports Park to host extended league play in March
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Jan 27, 2023
Black History Month Events In Downtown Louisville
This collection of events and activities celebrates African American contributions and lasting impact to Louisville’s history
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Jan 27, 2023
All Thai’d Up did a thing!
All Thai’d Up has closed for dinner and weekends and is maximizing its space by adding a deli.
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Jan 18, 2023
Downtown Louisville January Newsletter
Hope your year is off to a great start, and that you have set some intentions for 2023.
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Jan 17, 2023
MCM CPAs & Advisors to leave Meidinger Tower, new offices announced
MCM CPAs & Advisors LLP, Kentucky’s largest accounting and advisory firm, will relocate its primary Louisville office location to PNC Tower
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Jan 06, 2023
LDG Development buys Brown Bros. Cadillac dealership property to renovate into apartment complex
LDG Development buys Brown Bros. Cadillac dealership property to renovate into apartment complex
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Dec 09, 2022
Louisville Metro Government signs letter of intent to redevelop the iconic Louisville Gardens building
Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that Louisville Metro Government (LMG) has signed a letter of intent with River City Entertainment Group, LLC
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Dec 08, 2022
Downtown Louisville December Newsletter
It’s hard to believe that we’re already halfway through November and about to kick off the holiday season.
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Nov 09, 2022
Downtown Louisville November Newsletter
It’s hard to believe that we’re already halfway through November and about to kick off the holiday season.
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Oct 12, 2022
Downtown Louisville October Newsletter
Yep, that picture is of me at my (huge) computer 20+ years ago… probably writing a speech or a press release.
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Oct 04, 2022
S. 4th NIGHT MARKET SERIES TO LAUNCH IN OCTOBER
Louisville Downtown Partnership is partnering with Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) for a monthly night market series, called S. 4th Night Market.
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Sep 16, 2022
Baird Urban Sports Park to Host Open Play
Louisville Downtown Partnership (LDP) announced the kickoff of open field and court play at the Baird Urban Sports Park beginning next week, Tuesday, September 20. The park wi
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Sep 15, 2022
Downtown Louisville September Newsletter
We’ve had a busy month of announcements and are excited to share new and exciting programs, business openings, and art with you!
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Sep 07, 2022
Louisville Downtown Partnership Launches New Street Gallery Art Program
The Louisville Downtown Partnership (LDP) launched a new public art program today, called Street Gallery, which will reimagine the appearance of metal electrical signal boxes
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Aug 25, 2022
DOWNTOWN HOUSING LOAN FUND APPROVES NEW LOANS
Two new housing developments will provide 115 new residential units in or near Downtown
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Aug 17, 2022
Louisville Downtown Partnership Launches New Fundraising Campaign
Louisville Downtown Partnership (LDP) launched a new fundraising campaign today as it strives to add new public art, beautification, and other improvements to the public infra
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Aug 15, 2022
Downtown Louisville August Newsletter
Yep, that picture is of me at my (huge) computer 20+ years ago… probably writing a speech or a press release.
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Aug 10, 2022
New Sports Leagues Open in Downtown
A partnership between Louisville Downtown Partnership, Louisville Parks and Recreation, YMCA and Baird is turning RePurposed, a redevelopment site along historic West Main Str
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Jul 22, 2022
Downtown Louisville July Newsletter
Yep, that picture is of me at my (huge) computer 20+ years ago… probably writing a speech or a press release.
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Jun 16, 2022
Downtown Louisville June Newsletter
Yep, that picture is of me at my (huge) computer 20+ years ago… probably writing a speech or a press release.
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May 16, 2022
Downtown Louisville May Newsletter
Yep, that picture is of me at my (huge) computer 20+ years ago… probably writing a speech or a press release.
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May 02, 2022
DOWNTOWN LOUISVILLE IN FULL BLOOM
The Kentucky Derby is the official rite of passage every spring, after the gray skies and colder temperatures have passed, when nature starts to bloom
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Apr 21, 2022
Downtown Louisville April Newsletter
Spring has Sprung! Our Ambassadors are busy getting Downtown streets and amenities spruced up and shined, and you will soon see flower pots planted and tree wells mulched.
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Mar 17, 2022
Louisville Downtown Partnership And Metro Council District 4 To Sponsor I Was Here Project
Louisville Downtown Partnership and the office of Metro Council District 4 are sponsoring the first phase of the I Was Here project – a new augmented reality (AR) experience
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Mar 16, 2022
Downtown Louisville March Newsletter
Yep, that picture is of me at my (huge) computer 20+ years ago… probably writing a speech or a press release.
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Feb 28, 2022
February Newsletter Stakeholder BID News
February Newsletter - Restaurant and Business Announcements, A Message from LMPD Downtown Area Patrol, and the LDMD Operations Summary
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Feb 25, 2022
2021 Operations Summary
Providing “safe, clean & hospitality” operations through the activities of its Downtown Ambassadors; undertaking public space enhancement projects such as public art
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Feb 24, 2022
I Was Here Project Opening 5 Pilot sites in Downtown Louisville
The I Was Here project to draw attention to sites of African American significance in Downtown Louisville
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Feb 19, 2022
Request For Qualifications - Louisville Downtown Partnership
2022 Louisville Downtown Strategy
Louisville Downtown Partnership (LDP) is in the process of selecting a professional consultant or firm who will work with LDP to develop a ten-year Downtown Strategy
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Feb 13, 2022
Job Posting Louisville Downtown Partnership
The Louisville Downtown Partnership is looking to expand grow with a new team member!
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Feb 08, 2022
Newsletter 2/22 Black History, Economic Impact Report, a Valentine’s Day gift and more
For the shortest month of the year, we sure pack a lot into February! Being the month of love and Black History Month, I like to find a philosophical union between the two...
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Feb 08, 2022
Downtown Ambassadors Make Valentine’s Day a Little Sweeter for Downtown Workers and Visitors
Downtown Ambassadors to deliver chocolates to Downtown workers and visitors.
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Feb 03, 2022
In Case You Missed It - WAVE Country - 02/01/2022
In case you missed Rebecca Fleischaker, Executive Director of Louisville Downtown Partnership, on WAVE Country with Dawne Gee.
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Jan 26, 2022
Economic Impact Report
While the pandemic did have an impact on Downtown, momentum increased in 2021 as Louisville continued to receive national buzz.
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Jan 25, 2022
Downtown Open House by Stock Yards Bank
Downtowns across America are the community’s center, where residents gather for work and for fun; to accomplish and to experience; to celebrate and to advocate.
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Jan 24, 2022
Job Posting Louisville Downtown Partnership
The Louisville Downtown Partnership is looking to expand grow with a new team member!
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Jan 20, 2022
A Message from Rebecca Fleischaker
Despite the Omicron surge, we are busy getting ready for a great year, making sure Downtown is looking and feeling good, helping businesses open and planning some really cool
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Dec 03, 2021
Response to 12/03 WDRB POV
In response to WDRB’s President and General Manager Dale Woods’s careless Point of View on the health of Downtown, we would like to offer some counter points.
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Nov 29, 2021
Louisvillians can support small businesses by shopping online at ShopLocalLou.com
LIBA and Community Ventures launched shoplocalou.com on Cyber Monday
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Nov 12, 2021
41st annual Light Up Louisville returns to downtown on the Friday after Thanksgiving 2021
Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the city’s largest and most beloved holiday event, Light Up Louisville, is returning Friday, Nov. 26, as an in-person event.
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Nov 10, 2021
Our Request for ARP Funding to Enhance and Revitalize Downtown
The economic stability of our urban core and surrounding counties is directly impacted by the commercial, residential, and cultural success of our Downtown.
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Aug 05, 2021
Welcome Rodders! New Street Rod Nationals designs for the Ambassadors
Ambassadors are sporting new shirt design featuring logo inspired by the Street Rod Nationals
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Jul 09, 2021
Louisville Downtown Revitalization Team Action Plan
This Action Plan showcases the work of a 100+ member team of Louisvillians committed to accelerating downtown Louisville’s recovery following 15 months of the COVID-19
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Mar 03, 2021
Events: Welcome Warm Weather and Street Side Dining!
This week we are excited to see many new restaurants in Downtown Louisville expanding and returning to outdoor dining.
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Mar 02, 2021
Louisville Downtown Partnership’s New Space: 315 Guthrie
The move will take place the first week of March, please note there may be a day where the staff has limited access to phones.
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Feb 23, 2021
Q&A with Charles Reed, Owner of Melba’s Culinary Canvas
Connecting with our Downtown Neighbors: Q&A with Charles Reed, Owner of Melba’s Culinary Canvas
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Feb 16, 2021
Downtown Strong
Louisville Downtown Partnership is launching a campaign to celebrate that we are #DowntownLouisville and together we are #DowntownStrong

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Jan 20, 2021
2021 Economic Improvement Plan
2021 Economic Improvement Plan from Louisville Downtown Partnership
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Sep 15, 2020
Q&A with KPA President and CEO Kim Baker
Connecting with our Downtown Neighbors: Q&A with KPA President and CEO Kim Baker
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Jul 23, 2020
COVID-19 Relief Grants
You can find more information about Metro Louisville’s Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grants by clicking the button below.
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Jul 01, 2020
The Frazier History Museum Reopens
Tiny Tours & Tastings. This program will allow groups with a minimum of 8 folks to access the Frazier...
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Jul 01, 2020
Kentucky Science Center is Reopening
Kentucky Science Center will require masks upon entry for guests 12 years of age and older, and strongly encourage guests 6 years of age to 11 years of age to wear masks upon
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Jul 01, 2020
Downtown prepares for opening of Lynn Family Stadium
Louisville City FC’s 2020 season restart will coincide with a long-awaited event: the opening of Lynn Family Stadium.


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Jul 01, 2020
Kentucky Derby 146 will be running with spectators on September 5
Spectators will be allowed under strict guidelines throughout Kentucky Derby Week. We look forward to all the Downtown visitors who will be staying with us in September.


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Jun 01, 2020
Tips on How to Safely Remove Graffiti from a Historic District
Removing graffiti can be complex in a historic district like Downtown Louisville Kentucky...
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May 31, 2020
Ambassadors are hard at work cleaning up Downtown Louisville
We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of our Downtown community. Clean up is just the first step in a long journey to restoration and we will need many friends to join..
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May 19, 2020
Re-Opening Downtown Louisville
Downtown is Safe. Downtown is Strong.
Together, we can get things back on track.

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May 19, 2020
WEBINAR: Reopening the Workplace: Resources, Best Practices, and Practical Experience to Help Your Business Thrive
Reopening the Workplace: Resources, Best Practices, and Practical Experience to Help Your Business Thrive
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Apr 17, 2020
Spring in Downtown Louisville looks different this year. (Video)
Spring in Louisville looks different this year, but spring in Louisville still brings hope. As we separate, we realize we stand together.
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Apr 15, 2020
Retail and curbside service in Downtown Louisville
If you are looking for retail therapy from home Downtown Louisville has many shops that have moved online.
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Apr 09, 2020
Downtown momentum and taking advantage of the current decreased traffic
Development projects are noticeably under construction and display Downtown momentum, taking advantage of the current decreased traffic while using safe practices. 
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Mar 30, 2020
Important Small Business Support from the Downtown Partnership
COVID-19 Member Discussions and Resources - Important Small Business Support from the Downtown Partnership
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Mar 27, 2020
Prevent the spread of COVID-19 and stay connected in Downtown Louisville
Follow Downtown Louisville for resources and information on what's open, what's happening, & who to follow during the Covid-19 state of emergency.
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Mar 27, 2020
Your Downtown Ambassadors are still hard at work.
Your Downtown Ambassadors are still hard at work every day of the week sanitizing surfaces throughout the Central Business District,
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Jan 07, 2020
Louisville Downtown Partnership is Hiring
Join our team! We have open positions -- Why Work Here? Company mission/passion is to take the long view on
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Dec 06, 2019
Bourbonism Website Launch
The Louisville Downtown Partnership has unveiled their new website for the Bourbon District.
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