Try our February crossword puzzle

Test your knowledge on local news and happenings from the past month with this crossword puzzle.

An aerial shot with the Big Four Bridge in the forefront.

An aerial shot of Louisville at dusk.

Photo provided by Louisville Tourism

Just like that, we’re already two months into 2024.

While we still catch ourselves writing 2023 instead of 2024, Louisville is embracing the new year and all it has to offer. From new business openings, exciting development updates, and the arrival of a cicada super brood later this year — we covered a lot of news this month.

The question is — how well have you been reading our daily newsletter? Try this crossword to test your knowledge of Louisville news and happenings from this month.

Here are a few clues:

  • The pop artist coming to Louisville in November? One of his Billboard Hot 100 hits is “Mirrors.”
  • The gas station that closed its downtown location this month is based out of Derby City and has locations in six states.
  • The LOU neighborhood where W.E.B. DuBois Academy’s permanent campus will reside is in southeast Louisville.
  • The new mini golf experience is opening at Oxmoor Center.

Answers

Down:

1. RosaParks — Throughout this month, TARC saved a seat on its buses in honor of this civil rights activist.
4. Thorntons — The gas station that closed its downtown location this month.
6. Qannik — The name of Louisville Zoo’s star polar bear that could soon play a role in the conservation of her species.
8. Humana — The company that announced it would be moving out of its namesake building on Main Street.
10. Train — The Louisville Zoo’s expansion plans include the return of this popular attraction.
12. Four — The Reimagine 9th Street Project could reduce lanes on 9th Street from six to this number.

Across:

2. Newburg — The LOU neighborhood where W.E.B. DuBois Academy’s permanent campus will reside.
3. Statues — Ten of these are back at the Louisville Water Tower after being removed for restoration in 2020.
5. Grammy — The Louisville Orchestra won this prestigious music award.
7. Two — The Speed Art Museum’s newest exhibit, “India: South Asian Paintings from the San Diego Museum of Art,” is divided into this many sections.
9. JustinTimberlake — The pop artist who will bring his “The Forget Tomorrow World Tour” to Derby City in November.
11. Puttshack — The name of the new mini golf experience that will open in March.
13. DanielTosh — The popular comedian and YouTuber who will bring a show to the Louisville Palace in June.
14. Mansion — This will be auctioned off with a starting bid of $1 on Saturday, March 2.