About: Lennie Omalza
Lennie is a Southern-based freelance writer. Originally from Hawaii, she is a yoga-loving foodie who travels as often as she can.
There are plenty of new Louisville restaurants to put at the top of your must-try list. Here are five options to get you started.
Jennifer Cissell is the new VP of Operations and Administration at the Kentucky Bourbon Festival, and she brings a decade of experience in the industry to the celebration. We’re excited to welcome her as this week’s FACE of Louisville!
From pool and pinball to cornhole and giant Jenga, there are plenty of Louisville bars on the scene that serve as great venues for game night. Cheers, Louisville!
Derby City offers more than just bourbon. Whether you’re into reds, whites, or rosé, these six Louisville wine bars are sure to satisfy. Cheers!
Dawn Urrutia began Georgia’s Sweet Potato Pie Company with the goal of starting a nonprofit — and that dream is on its way to becoming a reality. Meet this inspiring FACE of Louisville!
We spoke to artist Erin Donahue Tice about her unexpected journey from PR guru to abstract artist, and what inspires her work today. Meet this inspiring Southern artist, and enter to win a piece of her work!
As whiskey historian at Justins’ House of Bourbon and senior editor of ‘The Bourbon Review,’ Caroline Paulus is making a name for herself in Kentucky’s bourbon scene. Learn why she left a career in archaeology behind, in favor of bourbon.
We spoke to popular artist Kayce Hughes about what inspires her, how she spends her days creating, and how she transitioned from fashion designer to visual artist. Meet this inspiring Southern artist, and enter to win a piece of her work!
It’s not too late! You can still squeeze plenty of fun out of summer before it’s over. Check out these seven things to do in Louisville before the temperatures start to drop.
When Carolyn Michael-Banks was denied a chance to include African American history in her corporate tourism role, she created a company of her own. Learn about the fascinating path that inspired her to bring history to the forefront.
Thirsty visitors will find there’s more to Louisville than just bourbon. With the help of the founders at Louisville Ale Trail, the city’s craft beer scene is booming, making Louisville a destination for beer lovers.
We spoke with some of the top Memphis interior designers to get the scoop on local retailers offering must-have treasures. Here’s what they had to say!
Rebecca Williams understands the compassion fatigue that comes with caring for an older pet. This inspired her to open LouPetville, a veterinary-focused pet care business.
We spoke to Nashville artist Amanda Norman about her creative career path, the types of paintings she creates and her creative process. Meet this inspiring Southern artist, and find out how you can win a piece of her work.
Get out and explore Louisville’s historic Butchertown neighborhood. Here’s your guide on where to eat, drink, shop and play.
Start your summer in style with these 19 FINDS — from Father’s Day gifts to jewelry to home decor and more. Take a look!
We talked to Southern beauty experts for the latest tips, tricks, and products you need for a top-notch summer beauty routine.
Erica Walters and Lauren Bruke have created a unique and accessible business with Change30 Movement. Meet these bright and brilliant Louisville FACES.
Birmingham artist Laura Clark tells us about her journey to rediscovering her passion for art, her clay artifact pieces, and how she uses her talents to make a difference. Meet this inspiring Southern artist, and find out how you can win a piece of her work.
This custom-built Louisville home is so stunning both inside and out, one would never guess it was designed on a napkin. Take a look!
Whether you make a reservation early, grab a to-go meal ahead of time or end up at a walk-in-only eatery at the last minute, here are six Louisville restaurants offering Mother’s Day brunch.
We look to the experts at Dorm Decor to find out how to outfit the perfect dorm room so new grads can start shopping — and getting excited — for college!
From plant-based soaps and custom candles to small-batch ice cream, here’s your guide to the shops and eateries in NuLu. Plus, we’ve included two special events!
After taking a brief hiatus from the art world, Sarah Ella Cole once again tapped into her creative side when she created art for her son’s school auction. Meet this talented Southern artist, and find out how you can win a piece of her art.
Derby day should be a fantastic and fun event, and you’ll be prepared with the help of our 2021 Kentucky Derby guide. See you at the races!
From camping trips to bike rides, here are five great local outdoor activities to enjoy this spring.
Many Louisville restaurants have resumed in-person dining options, and several offer Easter menus — both for dine-in and carryout. Here are 11 that are preparing special meals to help you celebrate the holiday.
She’s always known that her life’s work would be that of an artist. Today, Emily Morgan Brown is fulfilling her dream, creating beautiful botanical-inspired art. Meet this creative Southern artist, and find out how you can win a piece of her work.
Christina Jones has turned her love of baking into a full-time profession with the launch of her business, Baked. Meet our inspiring new FACE of Louisville!
Support local restaurants as you safely dine outdoors. Here are 10+ heated patios in Louisville where you can enjoy your favorite dishes this winter.
Ed Nash moved from London to America to be an art dealer, but he quickly realized his calling was that of an artist. Find out more about this beloved Southern artist.
The world of art is constantly changing, and it encompasses a plethora of mediums. Here are three Kentucky artists who are making waves in their local art scenes.
After changing career paths and letting her passion for her rescue dogs lead the way, Regina Nobles opened PG&J’s Dog Park Bar — a place to enjoy furry friends and craft beer while giving back to the community. Meet this inspiring FACE of Louisville!
As President and CEO of Greater Louisville, Inc., Sarah Davasher-Wisdom advocates for 1,700 local businesses. Meet this inspiring FACE of Louisville, find out her best advice and more!
From rooftop ice skating and igloo dining to drive-thru light shows, here are six Southern winter experiences you’ll want to check out this season, all made to be safe during 2020.
As the Beverage Specialist and National Brand Ambassador at Bardstown Bourbon Company, Sam Montgomery paves the way for other females to excel in the world of bartending and bourbon. Meet this trailblazing FACE of Louisville!
She took what was a challenging time in her life, and she channeled it into a delicious opportunity to give back. Meet Melanie Fischer, founder of Froggy’s Popcorn.
Venture out to the bucolic Hermitage Farm, where the brand new Barn8 Restaurant offers farm-fresh flavors in upscale dishes. Here’s what to expect from this new restaurant in Goshen, KY.