Maya Bagel Express is a family-operated business with 17 years of baking experience. | Photo courtesy of Maya Bagel Express
A new bagel shop is open in the Audobon neighborhood. Maya Bagel Express originally announced it would be opening in Louisville by its founder Murad Islamov in January 2021. Now, almost two years later, the family-operated cafe is open for business daily from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 3029 Poplar Level Rd.
4th Annual T. Hanks Giving | Wednesday, Nov. 23 | 6-11:45 p.m. | The Merryweather, 1101 Lydia St., Louisville | Free | Give thanks for Tom Hanks with themed food, trivia + his films played on the big screen all night.
Nicolas Cage Trivia League | Wednesday, Nov. 23 | 7:30 p.m. | Falls City Beer, 901 E. Liberty St., Louisville | Free | Come out of your (Nicolas) Cage to test your knowledge about this “National Treasure” and actor.
Thursday, Nov. 24
Louisville Hungry Turkey 5K | Thursday, Nov. 24 | 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | Waterfront Park, 231 Witherspoon St., Louisville | $9.99-$39.99 | Lace up your running shoes for this festive 5K where your results will be entered into the US’ largest virtual turkey trot — and Clifton Donuts await at the finish line.
Friday, Nov. 25
The Flea Off Market | Friday, Nov. 25-Sunday, Nov. 27 | 11 a.m.-6 p.m. | Logan Street Market, 1001 Logan St. , Louisville | Free | Peruse this indoor-outdoor flea market with live music, food trucks, and a full bar.
Light Up Louisville | Friday, Nov. 25 | 3-10 p.m. | Jefferson Square Park, 301 S. 6th St., Louisville | Free | Visit Santa’s workshop, shop the holiday vendor market, catch the Lots of Light Parade at 7 p.m., and help Mayor Fischer light up the 35-ft tall Christmas tree.
Gimme Gimme Disco | Friday, Nov. 25 | 9 p.m. | Mercury Ballroom, 611 S 4th St., Louisville | $15-$20 | Bust out your bell-bottoms (and moves) at this ABBA DJ tribute.
Lights on Main | Friday, Nov. 25-Sunday, Dec. 11 | RePurposed, 611 W. Main St., Louisville | Free | See a display of decorated Christmas trees in this multi-purpose lot downtown.
Black Friday Event at Small Town Mama Boutique | Fri., Nov. 25 | 10 a.m.-8 p.m. | Small Town Mama Boutique, 544 Conestoga Pkwy, Ste. 40, Louisville | Free | Spend $100 get a free pair of slippers, all jeans $40, all swig 35% off — plus, doorbuster deals.*
Tuesday, Nov. 29
The Moth StorySLAM: LEFTOVERS | Tuesday, Nov. 29 | 7 p.m. | Headliners Music Hall, 1386 Lexington Rd., Louisville | $15 | Listen to five-minute stories on the theme of “Leftovers.”
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The Beach Boys are surfin’ to The Louisville Palace on Sunday, Dec. 11 as part of their holiday tour. The legendary 1960s California rock group will play classics from their 1964 Christmas album — like “Little Saint Nick” — as well as songs from co-founder Mike Love’s holiday album. Tickets start at $34.75. 🎟️
At the beginning of the 2022 Racing Louisville season, Barrel Craft Spirits pledged to donate $100 to the Boys & Girls Club of Kentuckiana for every shot on goal by the team. A total of $10,000 was raised — which will go toward helping the community’s youth.
There will be no residential garbage, recycling, or yard waste pick up tomorrow since it’s an observed Metro holiday. Louisvillians who normally have their collection on Thursdays will have service on Friday, Nov. 25 and regular Friday collection will be delayed until Saturday, Nov. 26. View your collection schedule. 🗑️
On Saturday, Nov. 26, Misc. Goods Co. will host its annual Holiday Pop-Up from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Shop for handcrafted giftslike ceramic flasks from the local brand, which just celebrated 10 years of business. Plus, snag El Bread Shop baked goods and free Monnik beer.
If you haven’t made a run to the store for your Thanksgiving Day spirits by now, we’re thinking you already have a million things to do. Enter: Drizly, an online alcohol marketplace that delivers beer, wine, and spirits to your doorstep. Place an order now and it will arrive in under 60 minutes.*
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National Espresso Day is celebrated annually on November, 23. | Photo by LOUtoday
Today is National Espresso Day. It’s a celebration to honor Italian inventor Angelo Moriondo, who in 1884 patented his instantaneous steam-driven coffee maker — aka the espresso machine. While Italy lays claim to the advent of espresso, the US can be thanked for the creation of latte art.
And because we love you a latte, we’re pouring up three of our greatest drips.
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