"blue grass, roving minstrels, fiery potions, peanut-butter breezes, dancing zombies, symbol-encrusted loaves of bread: This is either a hallucination or a day in the park. Specifically, Cheapside Park, the public square in Lexington, Ky."The article details the square's history as a Kentucky slave market, a few new drinking and dining options surrounding the square, the award-winning farmers market (along with the bike-powered smoothies), and of course, the upcoming Thriller parade. Lexington's Cheapside Square was also featured as a "model public square" in June 2012 Urban Times. P.S. Click here for Mecca's 2012 Thriller zombie rehearsal schedule.
In a new article in the Washington Post, Roaming the Public Square of Lexington, KY, travel writer Robin Soslow introduces Cheapside Square and Lexington with: