Author Archives: Edwin Simpson

Closed November 24th for Thanksgiving…

We will be closed Thursday, November 24th so that we can spend Thanksgiving together as a family.  We will reopen Friday, the 25th at 11am as usual. We wish you and yours a safe and Happy Thanksgiving.  

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Jam Cakes for the Holidays…

We are so grateful to Jere Downs for including us in her article in the Courier Journal and encouraged by the response. In order to help everyone get their orders in for the Holidays, we will be accepting personal checks … Continue reading

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Winner Winner Chicken Dinner….

Shirley Mae’s is honored to be ranked #6 in the country on the Winner Winner Chicken Dinner episode of Food Paradise.  Thank you to crew that shot and edited our segment.  The episode is available through YouTube and on iTunes and … Continue reading

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24th Annual Trick or Treat Safe Zone

Shirley Mae’s is proud to host our 24th Annual Trick or Treat Safe Zone on October 31, 2016 from 6-9pm.  We invite patrons and groups to donate candy or set up tables to hand out candy themselves.  Depending on the … Continue reading

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Smoketown GetDown Block Party

The Annual Smoketown GetDown will be held Friday, September 16th from 4pm – 10pm @ the corner of Shelby and Lampton Streets.  It will feature local food, live music and dancing and beer from West Sixth Brewing.    

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Rededication of Smoketown Statue Honoring Muhammad Ali

On Friday, Sept. 16, at 11 a.m. the gloves statue honoring Muhammad Ali will be rededicated in Smoketown in its new location at Hancock between Lampton and Jacob streets.

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Help Us Do Our Part To Recycle!

I love Mayor Greg Fischer and all the things he is doing to make Louisville a better city including recycling.  Now it is time for us to do our part and we need your help.  We have purchased orange top recycling … Continue reading

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ESPN Undefeated Spotlights Black Jockeys

Rhiannon Walker of ESPN’s Undefeated, spotlights the black jockeys that dominated the early years of the Kentucky Derby.  In her story ‘The Reign of the Black Jockey’ she ask Shirley Mae for her input.  Here is the link: http://theundefeated.com/videos/the-reign-of-the-black-jockey-kentucky-derby-belmont-stakes/

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Saying Goodbye to the Greatest…

I don’t think I have ever seen a funeral procession that felt more like a parade for a champion but I guess that was what it was… I appreciate how accessible the family made themselves to us.  For one day … Continue reading

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Congratulations Hillary on Your Historic Nomination!

Hillary, we are so proud of you.  You have maneuvered through the political landscape and overcome the obstacles of gender bias to become the first woman nominated by a major political party for the office of President of the United … Continue reading

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