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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

What Songs Belong On The Perfect Derby Playlist?

We’re crowdsourcing the perfect Kentucky Derby playlist, and we need your help!

Curious Louisville: Why Do We Have Sister Cities?

Our story starts with a conference at the White House after World War II, in an atmosphere of uncertainty, and ends in a dainty coffee cup in Portland.

Curious Louisville: Why Did The Sky Look So Bright Last Night?

The threat of severe weather last night had lots of us keeping an eye on the sky — including WFPL listener Eric Cooke, in Underwood, Indiana. What he saw prompted him to call us.

Curious Louisville: Where Does The City Invest Your Money?

We interviewed residents, academics and city officials to try and get an idea of what areas of the city see the most city investment.

Curious Louisville: Why Did Our Streetcars Go Away? And Can We Bring Them Back?

Several listeners asked, as part of our Curious Louisville series, what happened to streetcars in the past, and could they have a future here?

Curious Louisville: What’s The Ratio Of U of L To UK Fans In Louisville?

Some call it the greatest rivalry in college basketball, and both programs have a lot to boast about.

Are U of L Fans Outnumbered In Louisville? Vote Now!

The game is Wednesday. So on Tuesday, we’ll tackle this question on air. Here’s a little preview.

Curious Louisville: What’s With All The New Hotels Downtown?

For our latest installment of Curious Louisville, we got a question about downtown development.

Curious Louisville: Why Do We Give Directions With Landmarks That No Longer Exist?

Last month, WFPL News launched a new series called Curious Louisville. In it, we answer your questions about our city.