Brown Hotel http://wfpl.org en Cocktail Conference To Bring Mix of Brains, Booze to Downtown Louisville http://wfpl.org/post/cocktail-conference-bring-mix-brains-booze-downtown-louisville <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Cocktail &nbsp;enthusiasts &nbsp;from across the country will be in Louisville this week to celebrate the history and science of mixed beverages.</p><p><a href="http://cocktailconference.wordpress.com/"><em>Cocktail Culture: A Conference</em> </a>aims to bring together authors, historians and academics to discuss the presence of alcohol throughout history in film, literature and culture.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:55:54 +0000 Jacob Ryan 9055 at http://wfpl.org Cocktail Conference To Bring Mix of Brains, Booze to Downtown Louisville Brown Hotel Looking For Couples Married There For 90th Birthday Celebration http://wfpl.org/post/brown-hotel-looking-couples-married-there-90th-birthday-celebration <p>Louisville's Brown Hotel is looking for couples who were married there to help celebrate its 90th birthday in October.</p><p>The Brown Hotel has been a Louisville fixture since 1923.</p><p>Couples who were married there are being encouraged to send photos with the story of their wedding day to brownhotelstories@gmail.com.</p><p>In exchange for sharing their story, they'll receive a retro-inspired room rate, starting at $15 per night for those married in 1923, to return for their wedding anniversary. Rates increase in increments of $15 for each subsequent decade.</p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 16:28:45 +0000 Associated Press 6886 at http://wfpl.org Brown Hotel Looking For Couples Married There For 90th Birthday Celebration Brown Hotel Gallery Breaks Tradition With Local Art http://wfpl.org/post/brown-hotel-gallery-breaks-tradition-local-art <p>The Gallery at the Brown Hotel breaks away from recent programming --<span style="line-height: 1.5;">traditional landscapes and equestrian art, the safe brand of Kentucky art perhaps expected by the Brown's overnight visitors --&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">with a contemporary show featuring a short list of exciting &nbsp;Louisville artists. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 16:03:44 +0000 Erin Keane 3921 at http://wfpl.org Brown Hotel Gallery Breaks Tradition With Local Art Year-long Renovations Complete at Brown Hotel http://wfpl.org/post/year-long-renovations-complete-brown-hotel <p>Louisville’s Brown Hotel has just undergone a $4 million renovation of its guest rooms.</p><p>Hotel manager Brad Walker says all 293 rooms were given a makeover, reflecting the nearly 90 year old hotel’s place in Kentucky’s history.</p><p>"So many hotels have the same look room after room, but we’ve got ten different wall coverings in the guest rooms, and a half dozen different drapes and chair fabrics, we’ve got about a dozen different looks there. So from floor to floor and room to room there’s all kinds of colors and flavors and a lot of different looks," Walker said.</p> Tue, 25 Dec 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 3093 at http://wfpl.org Year-long Renovations Complete at Brown Hotel