Soak up the summer: seasonal festivals and fairs across Kentucky

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky Woodland Art Fair, Aug. 19, 2017, Photo by Amy Wallot Summer is festival season in the Commonwealth! Check out what’s going on across the state for the next few weeks. – Louisville Louisville Street Food Festival July 22-23 Don’t miss the first ever Louisville Street Food Festival at Fourth Street […]

Famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma takes part in historic show with Louisville Orchestra inside Mammoth Cave

By Lilli Dubler, Building Kentucky World renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma and members of the Louisville Orchestra, led by Music Director Teddy Abrams, performed inside Mammoth Cave on Saturday, April 29. The music piece entitled “Mammoth” celebrated how natural environments, like caves, can provide artistic inspiration. The music performed during this special event was created especially […]

7 ways to celebrate Earth Day in Kentucky

By Hayley Robb, Building Kentucky Enjoying the great outdoors and connecting with nature has been a way to find comfort during a difficult past year, making Earth Day especially important in 2021. Kentucky is filled with beauty and opportunities to enjoy the outside, so we’ve put together some ideas for places and spaces in the […]

Legendary Kentucky “Cocaine Bear” story to be made into a movie

By Rachel Nix, Building Kentucky A new movie will dive into the fascinating true story of a legendary Kentucky bear. Kentuckians may know the history of “Cocaine Bear,” a 175-pound black bear found dead of an apparent drug overdose after consuming more than 75 pounds of cocaine in the mid-1980s. How the drugs made it […]

What’s the prettiest lake in Kentucky? Reader’s Digest picks favorite

By Hayley Robb, Building Kentucky Known for its clear and deep waters, Laurel River Lake located in London was recognized as Kentucky’s prettiest lake in the Reader’s Digest nationwide list. From the vast Great Lakes to the man-made reservoirs right here in the Commonwealth, the list highlights the landmarks and vistas each state has to offer. Laurel […]