Gill Holland

Local News
7:00 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Change Is Coming to Louisville's Portland Neighborhood, Like It Or Not

Roger Sutherland, who has lived in Portland for 30 years, cleans grass out of his sidewalk. Sutherland recently got a fleur de lis tattooed onto his chest in honor of Louisville.
Credit Alix Mattingly / WFPL News

Louisville’s Portland neighborhood is starting to look like the new NuLu—the next previously-overlooked historic Louisville neighborhood ripe for redevelopment and preservation.

Real estate developers are buying old buildings to renovate. Artists, galleries, chic restaurants and creative class nonprofits are moving in. And some current residents and community activists are concerned that the historical and architectural character of Portland is worth more to developers than the human character of the historically working-class neighborhood.

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Arts and Humanities
3:07 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Tennis Comedy Filmed in Louisville Premieres

Josh Hopkins and director Tim Kirkman filming "2nd Serve" on location at Louisville's Jewish Community Center.
The Group Entertainment

An underdog sports comedy filmed in Louisville makes its Kentucky premiere this week. “2nd Serve” is a new comedy about a former tennis star, Owen "Game Set" Match, who gets fired from his ritzy country club gig and is forced to teach on the public courts with a ragtag group of has-beens at the worst tennis club in town. 

Call it “Dodgeball” for the Wimbledon set.

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