Javier Cruz

Javier Cruz is a digital marketer. Having launched xpLouisville in January 2019 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.

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...