Issue January 22, 2013

The dark side of paradise

Lynn’s Paradise Cafe, a whimsical, retro restaurant that propelled Louisville’s weirdness to international celebrity, is dead. The mayor declared its sudden self-shuttering after 22 years “a sad day.” A week and a half later, the cause remains the talk of the town. Patrons, still reeling, want to know why it happened and what it means. … Continued