St Matthews Retail

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While out running errands today, nearly every corner I turned and intersection I crossed resulted in a collision caused by some driver’s  careless mistakes. Tis the season for everyone’s brains to turn to mush I guess and beware of distracted drivers! With all the stresses that the holidays bring we all have a few extra things on our minds, but not until today when I was in the middle of the calamity did I have an idea just how much the holidays affect us.

While out on the road, I got to thinking about the amount of people that must get into car accidents during the holiday season. The number must be staggering based solely on the fact that in the hour that I was in the car I had nearly ten good chances of getting in an accident. It is probably the worst time of year to be in an auto accident; you have already spent your budget for the month, you are stressed out enough with the season as it is, and frankly, you just don't have the...

One-Stop Shopping at The Vogue Center

The holiday season has a way of sneaking up on us and holiday shopping is usually the most stressful part of what is supposed to be the most cheerful time of year. Every year I tell myself that next Christmas season I am going to shop early and enjoy the festivities around the holiday.  I know I am in good company when I say that I fail year after year in this and wind up scrambling at the last minute to get the final gifts checked off my list. The good news is, that Louisville is filled with unique stores filled with countless gifts, making it pretty simple to find something special for everyone on your list. As you know the right places to go, it is possible to get most or all of your shopping finished in one afternoon.

The St. Matthews neighborhood is the most well-known shopping community in Louisville. You can find everything from large shopping malls to locally owned high-end boutiques. The boutiques in St. Matthews can get pretty pricey, but they guarantee unique and...

Trader Joe's Coming to St. Matthews

Trader Joes coming to St. Matthews

After months of spectulation it looks like the doubters were wrong.  Trader Joe's announced it's intention to apply for a beer and liquor license for 4600 Shelbyville Road. 

Trader Joe's will take the place of three existing retailers The Craftsman Collection, Massage Envy and Kiddie Kastle. The latter two will move to new locations in St Matthew's Shelbyville Road Plaza and the furniture store will close.

This is a major announcement for St Matthews Real Estate as the shopping center has faced a tough couple of years after the closing of two big box stores Circut City and Linens and Things. Once again it seems the location of choice for big name retailers is the St. Matthews area.

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