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Our most read stories in August

It appears our readers really enjoy old cobblestone streets.

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Get a quick update on what happened in Louisville in August.

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In case you missed it while surviving the heat wave or looking up at the Blue Moon, we shared 30+ stories with you in August — from a Guy Fieri bar crawl to a new outdoor sculpture gallery at the Speed Art Museum. But among all those articles, there were five that seemed to capture your attention the most.

RiverLink transition
A lot of changes are coming to RiverLink as they continue to switch to a new tolling system provider. We put in the leg work and broke down the 5 things you need to know once the transition is complete later this year.

Brick street on a slope with a white care driving down.

Peterson Avenue was constructed in 1902 with vitrified bricks laid at an angle in a sand base for traction.

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A well-traveled cobblestone street
We originally shared this story in February, but when we shared it again, it apparently hit differently. Garnering over 190,000 views on Facebook, y’all really enjoyed learning about the 121-year-old bumpy slope between Grinstead Drive and Frankfort Avenue — AKA the Peterson Avenue Hill.

rendering of aerial view of four-story buildlings

An aerial view of Painter’s Row.

Rendering by Weyland Ventures

Painter’s Row development
A $17.5 million multi-use development announced its plans to redevelop the former masonry and timber warehouses on Lytle Street in the Portland neighborhood. The two buildings will be transformed into office and retail spaces, restaurants, and apartment units.

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The Ollie Burger is made with 32 different spices and costs less than $3 fully dressed.

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$10 lunches
We get it — you gotta eat — but you don’t have to spend a fortune doing it. After some in-field research, we brought you 14 local lunch options that won’t break the bank.

Louisville’s fastest growing companies
Upon the release of the 2023 Inc. 5000 list, we took a deeper look at the 31 Kentucky companies that made the list — including Louisville’s Dan-O’s Seasoning, which ranked the highest.

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