Louisville's Long Love Affair with BEER

 The only thing better than getting to write a book about beer is getting to write a book about beer while actually drinking beer. So, that’s how I spent my spring this year.


Deadbeat TV

“Deadbeat — Kentuckiana Child Support Court,” a local reality TV program, takes viewers inside Jefferson County Child Support Court, where they watch cases presided over by Judges Delahanty and Williams. Airing nightly at 7 p.m. on WBNA-21, the program has some questioning the boundary between “on-the-record” and exploitative court proceedings.

Ashley Smith and Donovan Miles dated for five years, but the two began to grow apart after the birth of their now 7-year-old son.


The Bourbon Patriot

Celebrating Repeal Day

Every Dec.


Generosity, Distilled - Heaven Hill

Parker's Heritage and ALS

Heaven Hill, founded in 1934, is the largest family-owned spirits-producer in the nation, and the second largest holder of Kentucky bourbon in the world.


Generosity, Distilled - Makers Mark

 In June, 2013, Maker’s Mark employee and Bourbon Ambassador Jane Connor Bowie attended Volare Ristorante’s monthly charity night.

Inbox - September 10, 2014

Letters to the Editor

LEO Weekly welcomes letters that are brief (350 words max) and thoughtful. Ad hominem attacks will be ignored, and we need your name and a daytime phone number.


Eat Your Bourbon

“Slow.  Small.  Simple.”  That’s the slogan of Chef Matt Jamie’s Bourbon Barrel Foods in Butchertown.


Bourbon Proof: Just Add Water

Before the bourbon you drink is ever put in a bottle, it is cut with a tall pour of water to put the fire out of the firewater. Except when it’s not. 


Generosity, Distilled - Angels Envy


 In 2013, more than 18 million 9-liter cases of bourbon and Tennessee whiskey were sold in the United States (that’s a 19.6 percent increase since 2008), resulting in $2.4 billion in rev

Inbox - September 3, 2014

Letters to the Editor

Bill Stone and Right to Work

Dear Editor,