Sheldon S. Shafer, The Courier-Journal

Sheldon S. Shafer

The Courier-Journal

Louisville, KY, United States

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Past articles by Sheldon:

Grab your gambling money! Allegiant has started non-stop flights to Las Vegas

Ready to roll the dice? Allegiant offering new low-cost option for traveling to Las Vegas → Read More

Large apartment complex could be coming behind Oxmoor Mall

NTS Development plans 301 apartments on site near Oxmoor Mall's rear parking lot → Read More

Muhammad Ali Center to close mid-January for renovations

While the Muhammad Ali Center undergoes renovations, it iwll be closed Jan. 8-14. → Read More

Mornings just got better in the East End because Krispy Kreme is coming to Middletown

If you live in the East End, you now have a fantastic reason to get up in the morning. → Read More

Gilda's Club buys old Burger's Grinstead site for new headquarters

Gilda's Club purchased a property on Grinstead Drive for a new headquarters near Louisville Collegiate School. → Read More

Kentucky Kingdom is adding several new rides and other features in 2018

A new thrill ride, a family ride, and several new features and films at the 5D Cinema will be available next year at the Louisville amusement park. → Read More

Long-awaited Duluth Trading Co. store hosts grand opening on Whiskey Row

The opening marks one of the first businesses to return to Whiskey Row since a devastating fire two years ago. → Read More

Louisville Parks official: Ban selling spray paint to teens to reduce graffiti

Parks director wants ban on sale of canned spray paint to minors in hope of reducing graffiti → Read More

Kentucky Derby parking could get easier with $32M in Churchill Downs upgrades

Kentucky Derby parking may get easier now, thanks to a $32 million project, Churchill Downs will be renovating it's current transportation options. → Read More

Rejection of Prospect Cove proposal decried by affordable housing advocates

Prospect Cove's death another example of fears of public housing by the affluent, advocates say → Read More

Louisville's bid to land Amazon's second headquarters is up against 237 other proposals

Louisville is one of 238 North American communities to submit a bid for the retailing giant's second headquarters. → Read More

Could a brewery be coming to the Doc's Cantina site on the waterfront?

The closed Waterfront Park restaurant may get new life from an Indiana brewing company → Read More

City of Prospect wins fight against affordable housing project for seniors

Louisville Metro Council votes against a plan to build a senior-housing venture called Prospect Cove → Read More

Mega Millions lottery tickets going to $2 per play

Major changes are coming to Mega Millions, including a price increase per play from $1 to $2. → Read More

RiverLink collects $21.7 million in toll revenue in third quarter

RiverLink says crossings on three tolled bridges remain steady → Read More

Crossing the street in the Highlands 'ought to be safe,' so city launches traffic study

City spending $90K for traffic safety study on Bardstown Road/Baxter Ave corridor in Highlands → Read More

Yew Dell Gardens gets anonymous $4 million in its largest donation ever

The donation is Yew Dell Botanical Gardens' largest ever. → Read More

A developer wants to convert this Germantown warehouse into luxury condos

An old warehouse in Germantown on East Kentucky Street just east of Logan Street is in line to be converted into 25 luxury condominiums → Read More

Thanks to business leaders, parking at Waterfront Park will remain free

Some prominent Louisville business and community leaders are chipping in to keep parking free at Waterfront Park. → Read More

Curbside recycling carts in Louisville can now take your food takeout containers

Food packaging, drink cups, and other to-go containers can now be disposed of in curbside recycling carts. → Read More