Dippin’ Dots manufacturer expands beyond ice cream, adds jobs

Dippin’ Dots headquarters announced a $3.3 billion expansion, expected to create 28 new full-time jobs.

Louisville tourism spending tops $1.3 billion and entertainment options continue to grow

Total tourism spending tops $1.3 billion in Louisville with the top two expenditures being lodging (39%) and food/beverage at restaurants (25%).

‘Louisville’s economy is booming,’ and it has the Kentucky Derby and bourbon to thank

Thanks, in part, to bourbon and the Derby, Louisville ranks No. 2 for metro areas with the largest share of profitable businesses nationwide.

Indiana-based distiller expands distribution into Kentucky

Hard Truth Distilling Co. in August will expand its spirit distribution footprint for the first time outside of Indiana to the state of Kentucky. Distilleries and bourbon continue to boom in the Commonwealth.

Beam Suntory building new craft distillery in Kentucky

The company behind the world’s top-selling bourbon, Jim Beam, is pouring tens of millions of dollars into a new Kentucky distillery.

A Zoo for Plants: Botanical Gardens coming soon

The Waterfront Botanical Gardens are a creation of Botanica, a Kentucky-based gardening organization with goals of improving sustainability.

Bourbon City Cruisers Launch New Bourbon Tours in Louisville

City visitors with an interest in the famed brown elixir can now hop on an electric tuk tuk and cruise downtown Louisville, learning about bourbon and mixed drinks on tours that include spirit samples at urban distilleries.

Better Infrastructure Means Safer Travel for Kentucky

Example: A recent ramp project in Shively resulted in 72 percent fewer accidents, according to crash reports analyzed by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. The accidents were also less severe and were less likely to cause injury.

Defining through design: Luckett & Farley’s ‘design activism

Luckett & Farley is expanding its work in new directions with “design activism” – a commitment to making Kentucky an even better place to live.

Kentucky investment to lure Top Chef paying off with national exposure

Kentucky’s burgeoning culinary network and various tax incentives helped sway producers and bring Top Chef to the state for the show’s 16th season.