Posts Categorized: Waterfront News

Dogs of the Waterfront: Meet Blaise

Friends of the Waterfront is back with a new installation in our Dogs of the Waterfront blog series. After being inspired by Humans of New York, we’re now featuring different dogs who are often found enjoying Louisville’s Waterfront Park. Name: Blaise Breed: German Shepherd & Pit Bull mix Age: 10 months Blaise is a sweet pit bull mixed… Read more »

Flock of Finns: The Story Behind Waterfront Park’s Colorful Birds

Flock of Finns

You’ve seen them before. The colorful, abstract bird sculptures scattered throughout Waterfront Park seem as though they’ve always been a part of the landscape. Public art installments such as the Flock of Finns have a way of blending into their surroundings, while still bringing that extra touch of joy into the everyday. In 2001, Mayor… Read more »

Friends of the Waterfront’s 26th Annual Silver Anchor Awards Reception to be held September 14, 2017 on the Belle of Louisville

Friends of the Waterfront, a Louisville, KY non-profit organization, is excited to announce that the 26th Annual Silver Anchor Awards Reception will take place Thursday, September 14, 2017 on the Belle of Louisville. At this year’s event, Friends of the Waterfront will honor two award recipients for their continued and outstanding support of Waterfront Park: Matt Thornton, CEO… Read more »

Forecastle Festival Weekend: Tips from Friends of the Waterfront

Louisville Forecastle

It is almost time to set sail again on the S.S. Forecastle Festival Weekend. Once a small local gathering back in 2012, Forecastle is now a large-scale, full on festival that attracts thousands of music fans to Louisville’s own Waterfront Park. Forecastle founder, J.K. McKnight isn’t shying away from an eclectic lineup of artists this… Read more »

Louisville Waterfront Fourth! July 4th Event Announced

Waterfront Park Fourth of July

As announced by the Waterfront Development Corporation, this year Louisville can celebrate 4th of July at the beautiful Waterfront Park with the new Louisville Waterfront Fourth event. The celebration will be free and open to the public. Louisville Waterfront Fourth will feature non-stop musical entertainment by 5 bands, children’s activities, and a patriotic installation of… Read more »

There’s a New Lady in Town!

Georgia Queen Christened Mary M. Miller

Former Georgia Queen gets a new berth, new name at Louisville Waterfront Park! As recently shared by the Waterfront Development Corporation, the new addition to the Belle of Louisville operation, a riverboat formerly known as the Georgia Queen, will be christened the Mary M. Miller in honor of the first woman in the United States to receive a… Read more »