Patrick DeSpain en UofL, Farm to Table Team For More Local Foods <p>Louisville’s Farm to Table organization is working with the University of Louisville help the university source more of its food locally.</p><p>Sarah Fritschner, who leads Farm to Table, has been instrumental in streamlining communication between food service providers, major distributors, and local vendors. Recently, the university hosted a catering fair to introduce local producers and larger distributors.</p> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Patrick DeSpain 3173 at UofL, Farm to Table Team For More Local Foods Ice Skating Under the Big Four Bridge Approach? Maybe. <p>Louisville's Waterfront Development Corporation has revised its plans for an ice skating rink at Waterfront Park.</p><p>The seasonal rink was originally planned to go up last year at a location on the festival plaza, near the Christmas tree vendors. But funding fell through and complications with utilities in the original location nixed the plans.</p> Mon, 24 Dec 2012 16:15:00 +0000 Patrick DeSpain 3092 at Ice Skating Under the Big Four Bridge Approach? Maybe. Louisville Man Pleads Guilty to Charges Related to Aircraft Exported to Iran <p>Louisville resident Behzad Karimian (a.k.a. Tony Karimian) pleaded guilty on Monday to charges related to the unlawful export of aircraft parts from the U.S. to Iran.&nbsp;</p><p>Karimain and another person exported "and causing the export of services" with the sale of a GE Aircraft Engine Model CF6-50C2, and the procurement of helicopters made by Bell Helicopters, alleged the FBI, citing two indictments. They allegedly didn't have the required authorization from the U.S. treasury department, the FBI said.</p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 17:33:08 +0000 Patrick DeSpain 2814 at UofL's 'Photo Wrangler' Curates Final Exhibit <p>For Bill Carner, it's been a decades-long career surrounded in nostalgia -- black and white photos, often, of a Louisville that may be forgotten without the visual evidence he's spent a career collecting.</p><p>Carner is ending a 35-year run as the curator -- or, as he's called, "photo wrangler" -- for the University of Louisville Photographic Archives. To celebrate, the exhibit "Bill Carner's Swan Song: A Final Curatorial Exercise" will open Thursday and run through Jan. 25 at U of L's Ekstrom Library.</p> Sat, 03 Nov 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Patrick DeSpain 2311 at UofL's 'Photo Wrangler' Curates Final Exhibit New Menu Labeling Law Takes Effect <p>A new menu labeling ordinance goes into effect Monday for many Louisville restaurants.</p><p>The ordinance was first proposed in July and only applies to restaurants that already have calorie counts for their menus available.</p><p>“Any food service establishment that posts caloric or other nutritional information on its website—or through other communications methods—that they need to make that same information available to customers on site at the restaurant," says Department of Public Health and Wellness spokesman Dave Langdon.</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 13:10:01 +0000 Patrick DeSpain 2001 at