Bailey Loosemore, The Courier-Journal

Bailey Loosemore

The Courier-Journal

Louisville, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Bailey:

One of the 'nicest YMCAs' anywhere will open soon in west Louisville. Why it's so vital

The YMCA in west Louisville aims to improve the overall health of the surrounding community. → Read More

Should Louisville limit the number of vape and smoke shops? Why one councilman thinks so

Louisville Metro Councilman Brandon Coan has asked the Louisville planning commission to discuss zoning regulations for smoking and vaping retailers. → Read More

'It was so devious': Kentucky lawsuits accuse Juul advertisements of targeting kids

Two Kentuckians are suing Juul for its allegedly deceptive marketing practices. Attorneys say hundreds more could follow suit. → Read More

Kentucky legislator proposes vaping crackdown bill aimed at curbing teen use

Amid a rise in teen vaping, Rep. Jerry Miller proposed industry regulations that aim to better track retailers and reduce sales to minors. → Read More

'Vaping is not safe': Louisville officials warn youth to quit e-cigarettes amid epidemic

Louisville's government and health leaders gathered Monday to discuss the vaping-related lung illness and issued a call to the state's youth. → Read More

'You helped make so many dreams come true': Down syndrome group meets Backstreet Boys

A group of people with down syndrome met the Backstreet Boys before a performance in Louisville, Kentucky. → Read More

Vaping-related lung illness hits Kentucky as Trump seeks flavor ban to reduce teen use

Kentucky health officials are investigating several cases of a severe lung illness linked to e-cigarettes that has rapidly spread across the country. → Read More

Kentucky warns e-cig users to beware after lung illness linked to vaping afflicts hundreds

Kentucky is sending a public health alert to clinicians to investigate cases reported in the state for products that could be causing the illness. → Read More

Daryl Hall & John Oates want to make your dreams come true at Bourbon & Beyond

Daryl Hall & John Oates will take the stage on the second night of Bourbon & Beyond in Louisville. Here's what Oates says about the festival. → Read More

Everything you need to know about Kroger's mobile grocery store in Louisville

Kroger and Dare to Care have partnered to create a mobile food market, which will travel among Louisville neighborhoods five days each week. → Read More

Kroger's mobile market brings fresh food to Louisville neighborhoods without access

Kroger and Dare to Care Food Bank have partnered to operate a mobile market that will travel to Louisville neighborhoods without grocery stores. → Read More

This Louisville neighborhood built a plant wall to beautify the area and clean the air

Louisville's Park DuValle neighborhood created a "living green wall" complete with 500 plants to beautify the community and reduce air pollution. → Read More

When will downtown Louisville get a grocery store? Here's what we found

Some major points from a Courier Journal exclusive report on grocery access in downtown Louisville. → Read More

Forecastle duet: Louisville band White Reaper rocks out onstage with The Killers

The Killers brought Louisville band White Reaper onstage during a headlining set at the 2019 Forecastle Festival. → Read More

Upscale restaurant Ward 426 closes in Phoenix Hill

Ward 426 ended service this weekend, just days after Ngon Appétit closed in Clifton Heights and Waylon's Feed & Firewater closed in St. Matthews. → Read More

'We can't forget': Kentucky is (slowly) recognizing the role of slaves in bourbon's legacy

Slaves played an integral role in the early days of America's whiskey industry. A growing group of Kentuckians is dedicated to learning who they were. → Read More

Louisville kids are still at risk for lead poisoning. Here's how healthy eating can help

Lead poisoning can affect a child's growth and development. Eating certain foods can reduce lead absorption. → Read More

Sunday dinners at Louisville's black-owned restaurants 'keep that culture going'

For many black families in Louisville, eating Sunday dinner together is just as important now as it was more than a century ago. → Read More

'It's huge': Logan Street Market will be the epicenter of local food in Louisville

There's still a lot to get done at the Logan Street Market. But after two years of planning and delays, the market should finally open this summer. → Read More

WHAS Crusade for Children raises nearly $5.7 million for kids with special needs

The 66th annual WHAS Crusade for Children raised almost $5.7 million for kids with special needs in Kentucky and Indiana. → Read More