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It’s Never Too Late To Travel

A view of Douro River Valley from Quinta do Seixo (Sandeman), Douro, Portugal. The commitments of work and family can make it challenging for us to grab a few moments of free time, but we don’t have to doom ourselves to a one-dimensional, mundane life. Our photographer, Kylene White ignored the common belief that traveling is only for the childless twentysomethings when she and her girlfriends — with a baby in tow — traveled to Portugal. By Brandi Travis | Photos by Kylene White When I was asked to go on a trip to [...]

By |May 10, 2022|Life & Style|

Against All Odds

Despite facing persistent challenges, some Latino immigrants are relocating to the United States to work on the backside in hopes of creating a better life for their families. Making the transition isn’t easy, but their perseverance is what keeps them going. Written By Sarah Kelley | Photos by Kylene White The stands at Churchill Downs are empty on this cold, crisp April morning, but the backside of the iconic racetrack is bustling. A steady stream of exercise riders atop majestic thoroughbreds enter and exit the dirt track, taking turns running horses 30 minutes at a [...]

By |May 5, 2022|Life & Style|

International Derby Fashion Show

Fashion Show Committee: Tawana Bain, Christine Fellingham, Faith Yascone and Randy Blevins | Photos by Kylene White and Rhyne Newton | Music by DJ Samosa | Entertainment provided by Chase Dean, B Simm and NCrediblez | Models provided by Heyman Talent | Backstage Beauty Team: Lauren Sutton, Jeannie Gonzalez, Delaney Gilkey, Shikeera Keith, Valentino Ideal, Danielle Johnson, Andrea Gregory, Adelyn Hudson, Nakaya Gore and Timeshia Dattilo Special thanks goes out to all International Derby Fashion Show sponsors: Fourth Street Live!, Heyman Talent, Paul Mitchell School, AFM Threads, Today's Woman, WHAS 11, I-Heart Radio, Louisville [...]

In the Kitchen with Damaris: Derby-Inspired Picnic

This month, Damaris serves up delicious dishes to go, so you can take the party menu along to wherever you do Derby– or the many outdoor events surrounding it. By Damaris Phillips | Photos by Kylene White When the weather cooperates, the most intoxicating day in Louisville is the first Saturday in May. The collective excitement of the entire city means that more than likely there is a way to celebrate that feels fun to you.   Maybe it’s at the track, maybe it’s at a friends’ annual Derby cookout, maybe it’s at one of the [...]

By |April 15, 2022|Life & Style|

The New Derby Dining Landscape

Post-Covid some restaurants have emerged – or reemerged – with interesting culinary creations and hip dining spaces. By Lennie Omalza   |   Photos By Mary Helen Nunn The past two years have been a wild (horse)ride for the restaurant industry. Every month, eateries are opening, closing, renovating, or rebranding. If you’re looking for somewhere new to celebrate the fastest two minutes in sports, check out these four brand-new places that have popped up around town.  Big Bad Breakfast When James Beard Award-winning chef and New Orleans native John Currence brought his love of breakfast to [...]

By |April 5, 2022|Life & Style|
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