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Louisville Skyline Changing
Two major re-development projects are under way in downtown, Louisville, KY; both will be completed in late 2010.  A $465 million Museum Plaza project (shown above) will feature a new 61-story, three-tower skyscraper situated near the waterfront in the historic West Main district. Look for a 265-room Westin hotel, luxury condos, offices, retail shopping and a museum. 
Separately, a West Main district project will create  a new 669,000-square-foot downtown arena (shown below), which will house the University of Louisville's basketball teams and attract events and shows. 
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Water Adventures in Kentucky's Great Outdoors

Kentucky has more than 90,000 miles of streams, is home to two of the largest man-made lakes in the country and is bordered by three major rivers. Freelance travel writer Craig Lancto took a three-day trip to wilderness Kentucky to explore some of these waterways. He went houseboating on Green River Lake, canoeing on the Green River and exploring at Shaker Village. Let's go "along the waterfront" in Kentucky!
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Spucing Up My Old Kentucky Home

Return to a by-gone era with a tour of Federal Hill near Bardstown. Located within My Old Kentucky Home State Park, "Federal Hill" was built by Judge John Rowan, Stephen Foster's cousin. Foster may have penned the song "My Old Kentucky Home" while staying here. Renovated in 2006, the mansion is now restored to its 1850s appearance.
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Somewhere Over the Moonbow

When it comes to seeing a "moonbow," there are only two places in the world to see one -- Zimbabwe and Kentucky. Freelance writer Marilyn Green has fond memories of growing up in eastern Kentucky and going with her father to see the famous moonbow at Cumberland Falls.

She presents an endearing story about what a moonbow is and her childhood experiences in viewing this mysterical occurence. She also tells which dates are best this year for you to possibly see an enchanting moonbow.

So let's join Marilyn for a look back at her fond memories and a chance for you to make some of your own this year.
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Kentucky's Top Civil War Sites for Visitors

In 1863, Kentucky straddled the border between North and South. Thus, it was critical to both sides during the Civil War. Today Kentucky fields battlefields, museums, historic homes and cemeteries that lure visitors on the path of history. Freelance writer Betsa Marsh showcases five interesting Civil War historical sites.
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Kentucky Wine and Spirits Drive Tour

Kentucky has a rich tradition in whiskey-making, thanks to pioneers who settled the state in the 1700s and 1800s. Today, that tradition in wine and spirits production has gone "tourist." Freelance writer Betsa Marsh, a Kentucky travel expert, introduces you to attractions along Kentucky Wine & Spirits Route -- from distilleries to museums, from wineries to quaint bed-and-breakfast inns.
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Kentucky's Horse Culture
These equine photos were featured as our Photos of the Week in April 2008, but we thought we'd retain them here indefinitely for your enjoyment.

These photos are used courtesy of the Kentucky Department of Travel. So if you enjoy the beauty and free-spirited nature of horses, come along for a few snapshots...
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