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Beechmont/Iroquois

Southside-Americana Community Center

If authentic ethnic food whets your palate head down the Southside's Southern Parkway. There you'll the ethnically diverse and international neighborhoods of Iroquois and Beechmont. Discover delicious authentic Vietnamese, Cuban, Mexican and Mediterranean cuisine or venture to the many specialty grocery stores featuring goods from Liberia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Bosnia. Visit the Frederick Law Olmsted-designed Iroquois Park. It features scenic viewpoints, a golf course and the Iroquois amphitheater, one of the best concert venues in the city. The Iroquois Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library hosts English conversation clubs and is a gathering spot for Louisville's international community.

Other nearby Southside neighborhoods includes Kenwood Hill (whose most famous residents Patty and Mildred J. Hill composed "Happy Birthday to You."), Cloverleaf, Hazelwood, Southside, Southland Parkland and Auburndale.

 

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Brandon Shatter Harrison

Sarabande Books elevates local profile

In a city full of makers, Sarabande Books fits right in.

Derby Clock

A new year for Louisville Distilled

When my wife moved here eight years ago I took her on a driving tour of our entire city. It took an hour and a half. What can I say? I am from Louisville. I love Louisville. When I’m not showing people how great our city is, I love telling people how great our city is.

Free Coat Exchange

Some people need a coat; others have a coat they don't need. The Free Coat Exchange helps both.

While many shoppers prepare for the biggest retail spending day of the year, the Free Coat Exchange encourages a different kind of shopping experience on Black Friday. 

Woodlawn Ave.

Take a trip around the world on Woodlawn Ave.

Beechmont remains a sought-out place to live due to its cultural richness, affordability and sense of community. At the heart, sits Woodlawn Ave. 

Noogiefest

Louisville's most family-friendly Halloween events

From haunted to hilarious, Louisville has no shortage of Halloween activities. We picked our favorite neighborhood events that are perfect for all ages.
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