Joe’s Palm Room: The Iconic Black-Owned Club Reopens In Louisville, Kentucky

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Joe’s Palm Room, the iconic Black-Owned club in Louisville, Kentucky, closed its doors in the early 2000s after its owner Joe Hammond— an influential Black businessman in the city— passed away. In 2020 the Jefferson Street property housed a club called the Palm Room Lounge, the owner, Marcus Withers, didn’t have the rights to attach… Continue reading Joe’s Palm Room: The Iconic Black-Owned Club Reopens In Louisville, Kentucky

Learn The Hidden Black History Of The Kentucky Derby At These Louisville Sites

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It’s that time of year again. Time to get your best church hat, dress, and for the men, a dope tailored suit. Yep, it’s Kentucky Derby weekend. While many people enjoy the annual weekend event for the upscale vibes and amazing cocktail receptions, you can also use the weekend to learn yourself something. (Shoutout to… Continue reading Learn The Hidden Black History Of The Kentucky Derby At These Louisville Sites

9 Most Iconic Black-Owned Restaurants Across America

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Food is such an important part of African-American history and culture. Black families gather for meals on Sundays, holidays and to celebrate monumental moments in life through generations. Black restaurant owners serve up traditional foods such as fried chicken, biscuits and collard greens to empower their communities and provide a tasty escape.  There are iconic… Continue reading 9 Most Iconic Black-Owned Restaurants Across America

Pull-Up And Chill: 6 Drive-In Movie Theaters To Check Out While Safely Social Distancing

Although states are beginning to open back up, it looks like movie theaters will be among the last things to welcome people again. As a result, the drive-in theater is now making a comeback to ensure people can still catch there favorite Hollywood hits. If you are an avid movie-goer and simply enjoy watching a… Continue reading Pull-Up And Chill: 6 Drive-In Movie Theaters To Check Out While Safely Social Distancing

Three Brothers Open The First Black-Owned Bourbon Company In Louisville

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No matter where life takes you – there’s no place like home. That’s at least true for Louisville native Victor Yarbrough. After growing up in St. Matthews, Kentucky, Victor relocated to England where he began a spirit import and export business called Victory Global.  Now he’s expanding his business to the U.S. in a place that… Continue reading Three Brothers Open The First Black-Owned Bourbon Company In Louisville

10 Black-Owned Restaurants In Louisville, Kentucky

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Louisville, Kentucky is said to be the bourbon capital of the world, but it is also home to dozens of Black-owned restaurants and businesses. If you are heading that way soon, here are a few restaurants for you to check out. Ace’s Slushie World Address: 1821 W. Broadway As the name suggests, this spot offers… Continue reading 10 Black-Owned Restaurants In Louisville, Kentucky

Inside Bourbon And Beyond: The Mecca Of Bourbon Festivals

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If you appreciate bourbon in any form or fashion, then you know that Louisville, Kentucky is the Mecca of this special spirit. While brands can be found all over the country, several dozen can be found throughout Kentucky alone. This past weekend, Louisville hosted the 3rd installment of its popular Bourbon and Beyond festival. This… Continue reading Inside Bourbon And Beyond: The Mecca Of Bourbon Festivals

Louisville Celebrates Muhammad Ali With Week-Long Festival & Newly Renamed Airport

Unspecified- 1981: Mohammad Ali attending the 20th anniversary of ABC's 'Wild World Of Sports'. (Photo by ABC via Getty Images)

Muhammad Ali’s hometown of Louisville, KY, is going all out for this year’s Ali Week, also known as the I Am Ali festival. The week-long festivities kick off on June 1st and run through June 9th. The celebration, which is organized by the Muhammad Ali Center, honors the outstanding legacy of the late boxer and… Continue reading Louisville Celebrates Muhammad Ali With Week-Long Festival & Newly Renamed Airport

Muhammad Ali Will Soon Have An Airport Named In His Honor

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It’s no secret that Muhammad Ali was one of the greatest boxers of all time. Officials in Louisville, Kentucky seem to agree as well. Louisville’s International Airport will soon make a name change to honor the late boxer. What many don’t realize is that Ali was from Louisville. Related: Take Advantage Of These Last Minute MLK Weekend Travel Deals The push for the name… Continue reading Muhammad Ali Will Soon Have An Airport Named In His Honor