All posts by Rob Morris

Forget Tax Cuts, Give Me Customers

This article appeared on page 4 of the November 24 Ace Forget Tax Cuts, Give Me Customers BY ROB MORRIS In late July, one of our technicians left our award-winning auto repair shop to return to his hometown.  He has […]

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Building a Better Lexington in 2010

by Rob Morris Every night we go through the same routine. After he takes his bath and gets his pajamas on, we go to his room. I sit in

Rob Morris on Buying Locally

Download the PDF by Rob Morris When we spend a dollar in Lexington, what, exactly, happens to it?It sounds like a silly kind of question, but it is actually essential

What presenting to LFUCG is like

This story also appears in print. PrologueIt all started with a testy weekend exchange on Twitter with LFUCG council member Doug

The True Cost of South Limestone

by Rob Morris The South Limestone streetscape project began with the closure of South Lime two months ago, and the project

The Spotlight Effect. Squeaky Wheel Gets Grease.

by Rob Morris There’s an old saw in business: “That which gets measured gets results”.  I have to admit I’ve always

Rob Morris tries Treeds Experiment to End Blight

The Treeds Experiment By Rob Morris Back in May, I blogged about the abandoned properties next to our shop, and about what to do about blight in our city.

Pretty versus Gritty: Why Lexington streetscape designs need more grit

Last week, Lexington’s Downtown Development Authority held a “Downtown Improvements Public Forum” to share plans for renovating streetscapes along Limestone,

South Limestone Closure Lawsuit Details

by Rob Morris When we initiated LexMobs to help businesses on South Limestone on Wednesday, we noted that the closure of

LexMobs on South Limestone

by Rob Morris The South Limestone streetscape project gets underway this morning.  Using Twitter, Lexington’s Mayor announced that the closure will



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