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Derby 150 Shop Local & Woman Owned Guide

  WINE & DINE   Black Jockeys Lounge Downtown blackjockeyslounge.com 630 @ Fourth Stree, Louisville, KY (502) 587-0526 In the heart of a world paused by the pandemic, a unique venture was born, one that would transcend the temporary stillness to celebrate a rich and often overlooked heritage. The founding of the Black Jockeys Lounge is a story of inspiration, partnership, and transformation. Amidst the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19, Tawana Bain found an opportunity to collaborate with PPATH (Project to Protect African American Turf History), a move that would set the stage for something extraordinary. [...]

By |2024-04-11T11:07:14-04:00April 11, 2024|Career, Derby, Digital Exclusives|

Beyond the Crown | 2024 Kentucky Derby Princesses

Written By: Tiffany Felts | Photos By: Jolea Brown In the heart of Louisville, Kentucky, amidst the excitement of the Derby Festival, lies a tradition that transcends mere pageantry. The 2024 Kentucky Derby Festival Royal Court is more than just symbols of elegance and grace, these young women embody the essence of civic leadership, academic excellence, and community service. Rooted in a legacy spanning over six decades, the Princess Program has been a cornerstone of the Derby Festival since its inception. Established in 1957, just two years after the Festival's inception, the program has evolved [...]

By |2024-04-10T09:34:37-04:00April 10, 2024|Career, Derby, Digital Exclusives|

Setting the Pace – Oliver’s Chop House

=Setting the PaceWritten by Logan Spradlin | Photos by Kung Studios Sponsored By: Churchill Downs  Oliver’s Chop House & Bourbon Bar Enters the Culinary Race as a Top Contender A world-class chophouse needs a world-class team and Oliver’s boasts the expertise of Food & Beverage Director Chad “Sully” Sullivan and Executive Chef Stacey Craig. With decades of combined experience in the food and beverage industry, Sullivan and Craig bring their developed passion and creative skill to create an exceptional culinary experience. Sullivan, an Indiana native, has an illustrious reputation in the industry, having opened fine [...]

By |2024-04-10T09:35:10-04:00April 10, 2024|Sponsored|

From The Salon to the Track | Celebrating Women’s Legacy in Kentucky’s Beauty Industry

  Written By: Di Tran The Prominence of Nail Salons in Kentucky The prominence of nail salons in Kentucky, predominantly owned by the Vietnamese and other Asian communities, is a reflection of a larger national trend. This trend began in the 1970s when actress Tippi Hedren introduced the art of manicures to a group of Vietnamese women in a refugee camp in California. This act of kindness sparked a passion for nail care among Vietnamese immigrants, leading to the establishment of nail salons across the United States. In Kentucky, these salons are not merely businesses [...]

Who’s That Girl? Eden Bridgeman

EDEN BRIDGEMAN OWNER, CHAIRWOMAN & CEO Of EBONY JET #image_title Eden Bridgeman Sklenar is an entrepreneur, media proprietor, and marketing executive who is currently the owner, Chairwoman and CEO of the iconic brands EBONY and Jet since their acquisition in 2021. She also serves as the CMO of Manna, Inc., which is the parent company that incorporates over 500 restaurant franchises that include Wendy’s, Fazoli’s, Golden Coral, Jimmy Johns and Mark’s Feed Store, and has led in this capacity since 2016. Eden was born in Los Angeles, California and grew up in Louisville, [...]

By |2024-04-09T17:24:08-04:00April 9, 2024|Community, Digital Exclusives, Who's That Girl|
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