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Downtown Dialogue - What's Up Downtown


Laura McGraw

Main Street Triathlete
Did you know Empire stalwart Laura McGraw is an amazing athlete? Well, she is. Laura finished (need we say more) the 2010 St. George Ironman and recently completed the “Alcatraz Challenge” in San Francisco.

dog of the month

Downtown Dog
of the Month

Meet Main Street’s old man. Dante is 16 and at the tail end of a great life. He spends his days mostly snoozing at the Chili Hut, being loved by owner Kate and his neighbors. Come visit Kate, buy some chilis – the new batch of Hatch is in! – and say hi to Dante – if he is awake.

Scene at the Faire
United States Congressman Jared Polis enjoying Downtown Louisville and Marcia Ball.

Jim and Julia #3 at Empire
The first two were awesome, check out #3.

Historic Downtown Tour
Saturday Sept 4th at 10:30. Meets at the Library.

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DBA info:

Yellow Scene Birthday Bash logo

Yellow Scene Celebrates Downtown 9/19

The Louisville DBA has long been a supporter of Yellow Scene magazine. YS strives for, and often achieves, excellence in journalism and information distribution – and their photography is rocking. They are also a model for progressive social awareness with their advocacy for the Volunteer Connection and other worthy non-profits.

So we are thrilled that YS has chosen Historic Downtown to host their 10th anniversary party. It’s going to be big fun. Come Downtown and be a part of it!

CJ Chenier

Street Faire Retrospective

The summer of 2010 was one for the record books with record breaking attendance and, we believe, record breaking amounts of fun had. EVERY act played splendidly – including CJ Chenier, pictured above, who had the crowd dancing from start to finish. Photo by Cameron Weise.

Speaking of photos, do you have any great shots from the Faire that you would like to share? If so, please e-mail them to Please include your name and permission for the DBA to use the photos.

Mega-good Art Happening in Artville

Wild Things nature photography

Creative Framing and Art Gallery presents Wild Things
Nationally celebrated and widely published nature photographers Perry Conway and Robert Castellino are coming to Louisville. It’s gonna be wild.
September 10, 6-8 pm
Creative Framing 916 Main Street

Anthony Grant Gallery Art

Anthony Grant Gallery presents Taste of Fall
Come see new work by our talented local artists.
September 11, 5-9 pm,
The Art Underground
917 Front St, 303.408.5533

The Louisville Art Association presents the
25th Annual National Fine Art Show 2010

September 4 – 12
801 Grant Street

Mountain High Appliance Kitchen Design Series “The Remodeling Experience“

Come hear master remodeler, Erik Listou, share the common misunderstandings and how to prepare for them in selecting and working with a contractor.
Thursday Sept 2nd, 5:30 - 7:30
For details:
or 303-665-6850

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Crazy Horse Salon
Bronze Elk Gifts
Vie Vie Luxe Boutique
Creative Framing and Art Gallery
Flowers with Flair
Ju Ju Beads
All The Best Cards and British Groceries
Huckleberrys Restaurant



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