LADIES WHO LAUNCH Ayrica is a seasoned hospitality professional with a diverse background, boasting an impressive 10-year career that spans across various facets of the industry. Her experience encompasses hospitality sales, event management, and catering, where she has consistently excelled, leaving a trail of remarkable sales records and a reputation for delivering exceptional customer service in her wake. Throughout her career, Ayrica has played an integral role in the success of numerous events, showcasing her versatility in handling a wide array of markets. Her expertise extends to social gatherings, corporate functions, sports events, and citywide [...]
"Don’t Match Their Energy" Have you ever encountered someone who did something so hurtful that your initial reaction was to retaliate? Yet, as anger welled up within you, did you ever feel like you were losing sight of your true self? It wasn’t until recently that I realized I don’t have to reciprocate energy I don’t admire. It’s effortless for someone to disrupt a room’s harmony with their negative energy. It’s astonishing how their negativity can rebound and affect those around them, even when we’re simply minding our own business. Tony Robbins once [...]
Photographed by: Leslie Rodriguez Powered by AI. In the heart of St. Matthews, Louisville natives Mady Martin and Abica Dubay have teamed up to create something extraordinary –CYCLST8, a new cycling studio that aims to revolutionize the fitness scene in the city. This remarkable journey began five years ago when Mady and Abica trained together to become cycling instructors. On October 7th this year, their vision came to life as CYCLST8 officially opened its doors, breathing new life into the old Sears building. For Abica Dubay, the path to CYCLST8 started when she returned to [...]
“SHE ASKS” Dear TW Femme Anom: I hope this letter finds you well. I am writing to you today as someone who is facing a difficult situation and needs some advice and guidance. Over the past year, I have noticed a series of unsettling incidents that involve my mother-in-law, and I am at a loss for how to handle the situation. It all started when she was kind enough to babysit our children while my husband and I were away. Everything seemed fine until I noticed that a valuable item was missing from [...]
"Kouri Richins –– A Deadly Twist" By Silvia Pettem In 1944, the popular film "Arsenic and Old Lace" featured two elderly sisters who entertained male visitors by serving them elderberry wine with a twist –– arsenic and strychnine, along with a pinch of cyanide. The sisters promised “peace” to their victims. Critics called the movie a "screwball comedy." Now, 79 years later, we delve into a real-life case that echoes the plot of an old movie but without the humor. Meet Kouri Richins, a mother from Utah whose story is far [...]
Enter to Win! Last chance to enter and WIN! Make holiday memories with your family at the 34th annual Festival of Trees & Lights. Marvel at the hundreds of beautifully decorated trees, wreaths and décor — all for sale to raise funds for Norton Children’s Hospital. Photos with Santa, children’s crafts, ride-on train, holiday entertainment and Hanukkah activities are free with admission. Festival favorites also returning this year include the Sweet Shop, Very Merry Market and outdoor Elf Town activities.