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Lexington Adjacent: Paris (KY) Grows Up

By Patrick O’Dowd Growing up in Paris, everyone joked about how parking your truck behind the McDonalds was the height of entertainment. Well, that, and wandering around Wal-Mart. To say that Paris is now a changed place might be a […]

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Growing Pains: As a Campus Grows, Its Landscape Changes

By Patrick O’Dowd Anyone who has walked, biked, or driven around Lexington has surely noticed that the city is in a heightened moment of architectural change. With Centre Pointe,

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Groundbreaking for Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden Celebrates Unsung Hero of Kentucky Racing

It’s been a long road for the Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden but on Monday, July 14, 2014 ground was broken on the community park which will celebrate

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(Lo) Power to the People: Lexington has a new radio station on the way (and a patron saint)

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Josh Nadzam determined to replicate Manchester Bidwell in Lexington

By Patrick O'Dowd "It costs a lot of money to keep people poor. We spend $7 billion in Pennsylvania on welfare out of a $28 billion budget. What I

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North Limestone’s Institute 193 To Release Book Highlighting Gallery’s Southern Artists

On June 1, Lexington's Institute 193 will release a new book highlighting the work of some 18 artists that the North Limestone gallery has played host to since

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Craft Beer Week Spotlights Lexington’s New Love For Great Beer

By Patrick O'Dowd Summer is just around the corner and that means it’s time for beer. Of course—these days—it’s always time for beer in Lexington. The past few years have

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Ride Sharing Service Lyft Launches In Lexington—Pink Mustaches And All

The ride sharing service known for its cars festooned with fuzzy, pink mustaches launched in 24 new urban markets including Lexington and Louisville April 24. Lyft, a service that

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Middle Fork Kitchen Bar: Lexington Food-Trucker Meets Kickstarter Goal For Distillery District Restaurant

The Lexington food-scene is about to get even better. This week, Mark Jensen and his crew from the well loved Fork in the Road Mobile Galley hit their $20,000

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Lexington’s Girl Girl Scene up for Best Web Series at afterEllen

Lexington's Girl Girl Scene web series has  been nominated for Best Web Series on AfterEllen's Visibility Awards. Cast member Lauren Albert says, "Everyone is able to vote every hour



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