When it comes to Derby City cuisine, seafood isn’t usually the first thing that comes to mind. But getting fresh ocean fare is easier than one might think, thanks to Louisville being a UPS hub. This fact has left me pleasantly surprised by the numerous seafood dishes at various restaurants around town, including Osteria Italian Seafood in Westport...

"In 1492, Columbus sailed the Ohio blue." Or something like that. A replica of the Pinta, one of Christopher Columbus' famed ships used during his 1492 transatlantic voyage, has once again docked at the Louisville Wharf. Visitors can take dockside tours of the ship starting Thursday through July 4 at at 131 W. River Road. The replica vessel, a Span...

People will have a chance to know what it felt like to sail the ocean blue back in 1492. You can get a glimpse of that history at the Louisville Wharf at 131 West River Road. A replica of Christopher Columbus' Pinta docked there on Tuesday and will offer guided tours beginning Thursday, June 22 until Tuesday, July 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Tic...

Iconic Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli has announced new US tour dates for November and December 2023. The run includes ten show dates in major cities across the nation, including San Antonio, Dallas, Louisville, Boston, Philadelphia, Hartford, Baltimore, with two nights in Hollywood, FL at Hard Rock Live, and a return to the iconic Madison Square Gar...

One of my favorite questions to ask business owners is how they came up with the name of their company. Sometimes, the reason is clear. Other times, it seems completely random. With The Black Italian, it might seem obvious — but when I caught up with owners Anthony and Paula Hunter, they told me the name of their restaurant in the Highlands isn't a...

In 2015, Amee and Greg Kent moved into Louisville's Cherokee Triangle neighborhood. The couple described their home, built in 1871, as a "unique Italian home," which was fitting given the Kent family's Italian heritage.   While the home boasted its Italian legacy on the outside, the interior had been renovated with an updated open kitchen and dinin...

Romano L. Mazzoli, whose tenacity and personal integrity formed the foundation of a long career in politics and public service, died Tuesday at his home in Louisville. He was one day shy of his 90th birthday. Charlie Mattingly, his former chief of staff, said Mazzoli's mental acuity never waned, although his health declined, particularly in recent...

Ever since I moved to Kentucky, I've kept a running list of restaurants I'd like to try. Whenever someone recommends an eatery or I hear about another spot that's opening soon, I add it to my list. I have yet to cross everything off — and the way new places keep popping up, I probably never will — but that's something I love about Louisville. A few...

Yesterday, AC Milan confirmed that the Rossonere will take place in this year’s Women’s ICC. The women’s version of the tournament started last year and this year’s edition will take place between August 14-20. The tournament will be held at the Lynn Family Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky, which is the home venue for the NWSL team, Racing Louisvill...

Founded in 1986 by brothers Vincenzo and Agostino Gabriele, Vincenzo’s Italian Restaurant was recently listed number 22 on Yahoo’s list of top 50 Italian restaurants in the U.S. In 1999, the mayor of the city flew the brothers to Palermo to receive an award for their contribution in promoting Italian cuisine. Today, Vincenzo says healthy eating is...