Exploring NuLu: Summer Block Party

Do you find yourself asking “what is NuLu?” If so, this is a great weekend to discover all that NuLu has to offer. Along the streets of NuLu you will find unique specialty stores and antique shops. NuLu is currently home to Local Speed, the Speed Museums home until their renovations are completed at the main campus. Art abounds in the community and is reflected in the stores and galleries. When it comes to selecting a destination for dinner the decision is difficult. NuLu is home to plenty of delicious restaurants that boast a variety of selections. In short, NuLu has a lot to offer!

This weekend is a great chance to explore NuLu. It’s their Summer Block Party. This Friday and Saturday, many businesses will be offering specials. Gifthorse will have up to 75% off at their sidewalk sale. Stop into Honest Home to receive special discounts on select items, like log boxes and composting tools. Scout is offering 20% off of full priced merchandise. It’s July, and this weekend that means celebrating Christmas in July at Hyland Glass, where you’ll receive 20% off in stock gallery items. Merry Christmas to you!

If you need a pick me up from all that shopping, stop at Muth’s Candies. Louisville is known for Muth’s delicious Modjeskas, make sure you try one! Guests who make a purchase during the block party will receive a special treat to enjoy. Or, head over to the Garage Bar to enjoy 10% off your purchase with any Nulu retailer’s receipt. Taco Punk is known for their handmade tortillas and local meats. Finish off a great meal by stopping in at Barry Wooley Designs, where you can enjoy Comfy Cow Ice Cream.

Many retailers will have special activities planned to help families enjoy their day out in NuLu. Local Speed will host a kids scavenger hunt on Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. On Saturday they will be hosting family activities throughout the day. The Why Louisville Too shop will have free popcorn, mechanical pony rides, and a fortune teller machine for your entertainment. Don’t forget to check out ARTxFM for free stickers and radio station tours!

NuLu, also known New Louisville, is just east of the central downtown district. I-65, East Main St., Baxter Ave. and East Jefferson Streets serve as the borders of NuLu. If you’ve not made it down to this great Louisville community, the Summer Block Party is a great reason to check it out. The Summer Block Party is July 25th and 26th, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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