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LG&E casts shadow over solar-power dream

An area roughly the size of Cherokee Park would be required to supply and store the needed power to meet the studied area’s demands, the LG&E study shows. | Courtesy LG&E

What would it take to power Louisville solely by …

Short-term rental moratorium fails

This house on Rubel Avenue was recently approved for a conditional use permit to operate as a non-owner-occupied short-term rental. | Photo by Caitlin Bowling

An ordinance that would have placed a moratorium on the approval of most permits for …

New maps reveal neighborhood assets, challenges

The Neighborhoods & Environment map shows air-pollution permit sites, landfills, flood plains and other features. | Center for Neighborhoods

A new set of online maps released last week gives a fresh look at the assets enjoyed and inequities endured by

Commentary: Vital we address the challenges facing the homeless

By Eric Friedlander

As Louisville’s chief resilience officer, I understand our city is only as resilient as our most vulnerable population. That’s why it is vital we address the challenges facing people who are homeless.  

Eric Friedlander, Chief Resilience Officer

Short-term rental moratorium heading to Metro Council for consideration

A spacious, four-bedroom home in the Highlands, marketed as an executive rental or for families. | Courtesy Key Source Properties

In a last-minute push, the Metro Council’s Planning, Zoning & Annexation Committee unanimously voted Tuesday to send a proposed moratorium …

Topgolf passes through Metro Council but still faces legal hurdle

Topgolf is an indoor-outdoor golfing range serving food and drinks. | Courtesy of Topgolf

Louisville Metro Council voted 20 to 3 to approve the contentious Topgolf project Thursday evening, but the city and the developer could face another lawsuit challenging …