The Kentucky Double

Quality. Prestige. Legacy. We believe in crafting only the finest quality products. This means absolutely no cutting corners. Choosing the cheapest option is simply never an option. Every element that makes up the prestigious Kentucky Double has been hand selected for their exceptional caliber to meet our specifications. We are proud of where we come…

My Old Kentucky Home

“My Old Kentucky Home, Good-Night!” was written by Stephen Foster in 1853 and was adopted by Kentucky as its state song in 1928. It is said to have been inspired by his visit to Federal Hill, the Bardstown home of his Rowan cousins. Federal Hill is now a part of My Old Kentucky Home State…

The Kentucky Derby: A Brief History

The classic American horse race, the Kentucky Derby is the oldest consecutively held Thoroughbred race in America. It is run annually on the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Along with the Preakness in mid-May, and Belmont in early June, it is the first jewel of the coveted Triple Crown of…

Visiting Kentucky Bourbon Distilleries

If you are in the neighborhood, take a drive through Kentucky’s Bourbon Country with a stop at a historic bourbon distillery! Many of the visitor centers at the bourbon distilleries feature videotaped presentations, historical displays, graphic representations of the bourbon-making process, and well-stocked gift shops. Guided tours of the bourbon distilleries are generally from thirty to…

About Wadia Newman

Wadia Newman is a Kentucky native, who came to Louisville in 1993 after attending the University of Kentucky, Arizona State University, and living and successfully practicing architecture in Phoenix, Arizona, and San Diego, California. Inspired by Kentucky’s rich architectural heritage, she began to draw and document historic and significant buildings in the state. “With my…

About Yardbirds

Rich Kolb and his father created the first Yardbird nearly ten years ago in Jamestown, Kentucky. The first bird came about from tinkering with scrap materials. People instantly loved them! Today, Yardbirds are still hand crafted in Kentucky (now, Louisville) by a group of artisans and the flock of birds has grown from one to…

About the Junior League of Louisville

The Junior League of Louisville is committed to promoting voluntarism, to developing the potential of women, and to improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. The JLL reaches out to women of all races, religions and nationalities. Through this unity of purpose, this…