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Derby 2016 Download

What. A. Weekend. From long days spent at the track and dinners on distillery lawns to after parties than went too late – it was easily one of the longest weekends I’ve had in months, but also one of the best that I’ve had in a while. 

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Thursday Things:
Kentucky Derby 2016

And just like that, they’re off. In honor of the 142nd Run for the Roses I figured I’d dedicate this week’s Thursday Things to the best two minutes in sports. Whether you’re a local, visitor, or someone admiring from afar – I’ve got you covered.  Ben Sollee launched his new EP with his take on ‘My Old Kentucky Home‘ just in time for this year’s Derby celebrations – listen and weep.  Here’s everything you need to know about getting to and from the tracks. If you’re a local: you’ve known that Derby is coming for awhile now, but just in case here are 7 things all locals should know about this time of year. For the ladies (and purse carrying men) out there, say thank you to Danielle for detailing your Derby day essentials. Not making it to the track this year? No worries. Time to throw an At-Home Derby Party – complete with juleps and bourbon brownies. Speaking of juleps.. there’s more than one way to skin a cat and make a julep, but whether you’re keeping it classic or putting a twist on it – please sip responsibly.  If you’re visiting for the weekend we’ve got plenty of places to eat, drink, and dance the weekend away. …

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Tuesday Tip:
Derby Like A Local

“The Kentucky Derby: the most exciting two minutes in sports..” is something I’ve heard on repeat for as long as I can remember, and besides KFC, it’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear Kentucky used in a sentence. And I get that – we’re no NYC or LA, but god damnit, we’re pretty cool none the less. 

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Saturday Shop:
Scout on Market

The busiest week in Louisville officially begins tomorrow and for many that means ironing out those final details for Kentucky Derby outfit(s) – myself included. I teamed up with I.W. Harper and Scout on Market to score those last minute essentials for what’s sure to be one of the most busy, yet fun weeks I’ve had in awhile. 

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The Kentucky Derby with 21c

“Louisville. The only city in the world that parties for two weeks because of a two minute horse race.” If you’re a local you fully understand that statement, and if you’re not familiar with the party that is The Kentucky Derby season here in Louisville then you’re in for a real treat. 

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