Javier Cruz

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Javier Cruz is a digital marketer. Having launched xpLouisville in January 2018 after seeing the need for local community curated content. His passion for creating extends into videographery, photography, website creation, computer coding, and social media marketing. Graduating from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelors in Business Management and Marketing, he found his roots back in Louisville with the drive to help others.

Louisville’s newest music venue just opened!

Last night, July 23rd marked the inaugural opening night for Louisville's newest concert hall. Old Forester's Paristown Hall. With over 28,000 square feet, 3 full service bars and a standing room capacity of 2,000. This medium sized venue fits twice as many concert goers as Headliners and...

The Flea off Market

The Flea off Market is a family friendly community affair that is a cross between an art fair, performance space, street party and of course a flea market. The market has become an institution in the NuLu area offering vendors, performers and the community a place to mingle...

The King and Queen of Local Art

Understated in appearance, humble in personality and wickedly talented Travis King, the co- owner of Prophecy Ink, fits surprisingly well inside the exaggerated and tastefully artsy interior of the Baxter Avenue tattoo shop. In passing King seems relatively unassuming but talent, unlike beauty, is more than skin deep. King’s...

Artist Donates Time to Beautify Space

Local artist Constanza Granados donates her time at La Casita Center, to help bring a smile to the children and mother’s who use the resources at the La Casita Center. Her mission is to educate, empower, and provide support to our community, and be a bridge between immigrant...

Louisville’s Best Kept Secret

Barry’s Cheesesteaks and More is an unassuming building located on Preston Highway in Okolona and irrefutably serves the  best cheesesteak in Louisville. The restaurant was founded 5 years ago by its owner/operator Barry Washington. In his words Washington opened the business “to make a real Cheesesteak, just like we...

Havana Bakery Cafe

Havana Bakery Cafe serves savory Cuban dishes and authentic Cuban pastries. From tamales, masistas, ropa vieja to pastries ranging from flan, coconut coquitos, tiramisu, and tres leches. It's a family thing. Ernesto Barrios Jr. and his father Ernie, both originally from Miami, Florida...

The Secret Forecastle Afterparty

You'll completely miss it if you saw it in broad daylight. The concrete and metal sided building named Where?haus. You'll soon realize there's more than meets the eye late into the night. 🎧 👇🏽 Lasers and lights...