Goodbounce will become Happy Belly Bistro’s second permanent location in Derby City. Ashlee is planning for a rotating menu of fusion dishes. Think:build-your-own tacos, nachos and bowls, burgers, and fried chicken.
Construction for the venue is still in its first phase with six pickleball courts, a gameyard, and the restaurant and bar being built.
Get ready to eat, sport, and chill at the 45,000 sqft space located at 1515 River Shore Dr. this spring — you might even see LOUtoday battling it out on the courts.
Darts Night | Wednesday, Jan. 18 | 6:30-10 p.m. | Spring Street Bar and Grill, 300 S. Spring St., Louisville | Free | Play darts at this neighborhood bar with prizes for first, second, and third place winners.
Thursday, Jan. 19
Black Jockey’s Lounge Bourbon Dinner | Thursday, Jan. 19 | 6-9 p.m. | Black Jockey’s Lounge, 630 S. 4th St., Louisville | $60-$100 | Enjoy a four-course dinner paired with Woodford Reserve Bourbon.
Workshop of the Month: Hoya Trellis | Thursday, Jan. 19 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Mahonia, 822 E. Market St., Louisville | $70 | Create a plant trellis with light refreshments provided.
Friday, Jan. 20
After Hours at the Speed | Friday, Jan. 20 | 5-10 p.m. | Speed Art Museum, 2035 S. 3rd St., Louisville | $0-$20 | See the final days of the Alphonse Mucha Art Nouveau exhibit and check out the rest of the museum after hours with art making, a live jazz band, and food from Wiltshire Pantry.
Saturday, Jan. 21
Shakespeare in the Libraries: “Twelfth Night” | Saturday, Jan. 21 | 2-3 p.m. | South Central Library, 7300 Jefferson Blvd., Louisville | Free | See a two-actor performance of the bard’s romantic comedy with audience participation.
January Biergarten | Saturday, Jan. 21 | 6-10 p.m. | German American Club, 1840 Lincoln Ave., Louisville | Free | Dig into classic German food and sip pints of beer while listening to live music.
Friday, February 24
2023 Mardi Gras Casino | Fri., Feb. 24 | 6-11 p.m. | Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, 395 Paroquet Springs Drive, Shepherdsville | $90.00 - $100.00 | Dress your best and try your luck at this casino night event — walk the Red Carpet, enjoy heavy hor d’oeuvres + drinks, get $100 worth of chips for betting, and more.*
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The Cottage Inn at 570 Eastern Parkway is back open after closing during the COVID-19 pandemic. The restaurant had been open for 90 years before shutting down. The new owners plan to keep the same Southern comfort food for lunch and dinner — available Monday-Friday. (WDRB)
Louisville is $1 million richer — or at least, the local winner of the Mega Millions prize is. The winning ticket for the lottery’s $1 million prize was sold in our city last week. The winner’s identity and location where the ticket was sold have yet to be revealed. Bonus: a Louisvillian also won a $10,000 prize. 💰 (WHAS11)
Say goodbye to learning internet dances on the job.Kentucky has bannedgovernment employees from using TikTok on government-issued devices. The reason? Security concerns, as ByteDance (the company that owns TikTok) is a Chinese company and its data could possibly be seized by the government. 📱 (WDRB)
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Three of the championship players have signed every bottle. | Photo via Frazier History Museum
A new bourbon is honoring the Kentucky Wildcats and their 1978 NCAA Basketball Championship.
Meet 78 Legends, a limited-edition blend of Kentucky 5-year and 50-year bourbon whiskeys. Only 1,978 bottles will be made — each one costing$1,978. The price tag also includes admission to the 78 Legends Release Party at the Frazier History Museum on Thursday, Feb. 2 — now that’s a slam dunk.
A perk of buying a bottle: it will be signed by Jack “Goose” Givens, Rick Robey, and Kyle Macy, three of the championship players. The players will also be at the release party to discuss their winning season with host Dan Issel.
Editor’s pick: Think you could make a 4x4 inch piece of art to be displayed in a local art show? 🖼️
Participate in Revelry Boutique Gallery’s annual Valentines Day show, Tiny Art Big Heart. The art will be for sale for $50 or less, and it will hang until sold in Revelry’s front window through the month of February.
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