Month: July 2018

New LGBT youth homeless shelter planned for Russell neighborhood

There are plans to open an LGBT youth homeless shelter in the Russell neighborhood. When completed, the shelter would be the first of its kind in the Louisville metro area. It will be located in the Plymouth Settlement House, which was built in 1917, and will be known as Sweet Evening Breeze, named after a […]

Oasis opens in Russell neighborhood to help ease food desert

A collaborative effort to ease the food desert in the Russell neighborhood, Oasis, opened Thursday to much fanfare and a sour bite of lemon. Oasis is a tiny store that has opened inside the Sisters Visitor Center at 2235 W. Market St. It’s a public-private collaboration between Buehler’s Cash Savers, Catholic Charities and Dare to Care […]

Louisville Metro, Urban League sign $30 million Heritage West redevelopment deal

Louisville Metro Government has entered into a development agreement with the Louisville Urban League to redevelop Heritage West, a property in the Russell neighborhood. The master plan for the 24-acre site features a multi-sport facility anchored by a 4,000-seat indoor and outdoor track and field complex. “It’s an exciting time to be in west Louisville as […]