curious-louisville-flow-chart
Welcome to Curious Louisville, a new series from 89.3 WFPL where we'll answer your questions about our city. Just submit a question in the box below or vote on a question you'd like us to answer. We'll investigate the winning questions and play what we find on air, on this website and via our Curious Louisville podcast. Thanks! Support provided by:
Questions we've answered

Curious Louisville Voter Guide: Ryan Fenwick Answers Your Questions

Ryan Fenwick is an attorney in Louisville, who grew up in Western Kentucky. He’s a Democrat running for mayor.

Curious Louisville Voter Guide: Greg Fischer Answers Your Questions

Greg Fischer, a Democrat, is running for a third term as Louisville’s mayor.

Curious Louisville Voter Guide: We Asked The Mayoral Candidates Your Questions

From your responses, we chose a list of 15 questions that covered a variety of topics — ranging from the future of mass transit in Louisville to gun violence — and posed them to the candidates.

Curious Louisville Voter Guide: Bob DeVore Answers Your Questions

Bob DeVore is a former UPS employee, Navy veteran and McCreary County school board member. He’s a Republican running for Louisville Mayor.

Curious Louisville Voter Guide: Angela Leet Answers Your Questions

Angela Leet is a Republican running for mayor. She’s a current Metro Councilwoman, representing the seventh district, and an environmental engineer.

Curious Louisville Voter Guide: Dave Biggers Answers Your Questions

Dave Biggers is running for the Democratic nomination. He’s a lifelong Louisville resident, and says he’s “not a career politician.”

Curious Louisville: Could A State Takeover Of JCPS Affect Teacher Contracts?

It shouldn’t… but it still might.

Curious Louisville: Has The State Taken Over Other School Districts In Kentucky?

When Kentucky’s interim education commissioner released an audit recommending the state take over JCPS, that got some of our listeners wondering: has this happened before?

Curious Louisville: ¿Qué Le Preguntaría Usted A Los Candidatos A La Alcaldía?

Al Día en América en colaboración con Curious Louisville quiere saber: Si usted fuera el moderador de un debate con todos los candidatos, ¿qué les preguntaría?

WFPL Wants Your Questions About The JCPS Audit

The district has until May 30 to appeal the state’s recommendation it take over — but in the meantime, WFPL wants to know what questions you have about the audit.

A Curious Derby Round Up!

You had lots of questions about the Derby. We answered them, as part of our Curious Louisville series!

Curious Derby: What’s The Cheapest Horse Ever To Win The Derby?

And has a claimed horse ever won the famous garland of roses?

Curious Derby: 20(ish) Questions With Bugler Steve Buttleman

He loves musical theater, and makes jewelry between races. Here are the answers to all your questions about Churchill Downs bugler Steve Buttleman.

Curious Derby: What’s The Origin Of The Call To The Post?

It’s 34 notes in the key of C — no sharps, no flats. And it means the next race is about 10 minutes away. You know it as the Call to the Post.

Curious Derby: What Happens To Retired Race Horses?

Racing careers last several years for most horses, but thoroughbreds can live to be over 25 years old. So what do they do when their racing days are over?