April was a month packed with events in Lexington, including the 2016 Central Kentucky Home and Garden Show, the 2016 Best Places to Work in Kentucky Awards, the third annual Emerge Conference, and the i know expo 2016. Marriott Hotels kicked off its national Bourbon Battle competition in Lexington on April 14. Griffin Gate bartender Ashley Sherrow was the winner of the Lexington Bourbon Battle; she'll go on to compete against the winners of Bourbon Battles in Portland, Calgary, and Boston. Additionally, Taziki's opened on Southland and the Living Arts and Science Center held its Grand Re-Opening ceremony.
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