Taylor M. Riley, The Courier-Journal

Taylor M. Riley

The Courier-Journal

Louisville, KY, United States

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Past articles by Taylor:

Traveling couple remodels Louisville ranch home with art and memories

The couple has spent decades giving support to others, but their home, located in the Hayfield Dundee neighborhood, is a sanctuary all for themselves. → Read More

He's a bourbon big shot that throws lavish Kentucky Derby parties. Now, tour his home

Tim and Lori Laird are entertaining experts - especially when it comes to Kentucky Derby parties - and their Lake Forest home reflects that expertise → Read More

What you missed at Thunder Over Louisville 2018: The city at its absolute prettiest

People have said Thunder Over Louisville 2018 was one of the best ever. We captured some of our most beautiful images of the city this year as well. → Read More

This mansion once housed Louisville’s most affluent family. Now, it’s home to history

When the Ferguson Mansion was built in Old Louisville, it was the most expensive home in the city. Now, this local landmark houses is home to history → Read More

Don’t let this Louisville farmhouse fool you. Inside it’s a nautical getaway

The Drury family spends a lot of their time on the sea, so the Louisville space is considered their land home that reflects their travels. → Read More

What should I wear to the Kentucky Derby? Here's help in planning your hat, dress & more

What should you wear to the Kentucky Derby 2018? Advice on Kentucky Derby hats 2018, bow ties, dresses and shoes to wear to Churchill Downs. → Read More

Step inside three of the most historic – and elaborate – mansions in Old Louisville

In this Home of the Week, we tour three Old Louisville mansions to preview the Old Louisville Mansion Tour taking place this month. → Read More

Do Kentucky Derby 2018 right with these 5 selfie locations. Can you hit all of them?

Let's be honest ... did you go to the 2018 Kentucky Derby if you didn't take a #Derbyselfie? → Read More

How to maximize your Kentucky Derby 2018 experience without breaking the bank

There are many ways you can save during the Kentucky Derby — and a few ways to save before you head to the track. → Read More

This Kentucky log cabin was transformed into a charming bed and breakfast inn. Take a tour

Sitting on 40 acres, Spring Run Farm is known for decades of horse trial events and fox hunting, but another venture has taken over in the past year. → Read More

A 20-something creates a small oasis in her modern Lexington Road apartment. Take a tour

Julie Kole may be a millennial, but her apartment at Axis on Lexington is far from young, it's grown-up, modern and will inspire design envy. → Read More

Can you guess Kentucky's favorite jelly bean flavor? It's a polarizing taste.

What's Kentucky's favorite jelly bean flavor? Hint: It's not fried chicken. → Read More

Make your place 'Home of the Week' worthy with these tips from the design pros

What's hot in the home and garden world? We caught up with the kitchen, bathroom and outdoor pros to make your house 'Home of the Week' worthy. → Read More

With an ornate library and lavish gardens, this Kentucky estate is the essence of opulence

Tucked behind the bustling Oxmoor Center, a plantation house sits with a long Southern history. → Read More

This home puts a 'funky grandma' spin on 8 acres of country living

In a rural Kentucky county known for its beautiful sunsets over a picturesque landscape, one might say the Embry family doesn't quite fit in. → Read More

Drone footage captures scope of damage caused by Louisville's worst flood since 1997

This past week, Louisville and surrounding communities have experienced flooding not seen since 1997. → Read More

This dramatic Anchorage mansion takes you back in time. Take a look around

With eight bedrooms, five bathrooms and three stories, this historic home in Louisville is impressive. Take a look this stunning manor. → Read More

Sprawling Jeffersontown 'cottage' pays homage to European heritage

This custom-built stunner in Jeffersontown boasts both a cozy cottage and modern vibe, perfectly blending the old and the new for his European family. → Read More

Meet the Louisville collie nicknamed 'Slick' — he stole hearts at Westminster Dog Show

A Louisville-bred dog won a prestigious title on Monday at the Westminster Dog Show. Meet the border collie named Majestic Elite Clever Endeavor. → Read More

This Norton Commons home is more like a cozy cabin. You'll pine for its year-round porch.

Everything about Piper Uhl's custom-built Norton Commons home embodies her love of equine and the world. "I really do live in the entire home." → Read More