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Pittsburgh Perspective by Ernie Yannarella

Last month’s Pittsburgh Leadership Expedition sponsored by CommerceLexington and Greater Louisville, Inc. was both a revealing and concealing experience for a skeptic of such information tours.  My enduring complaint has been that these tours appeared from the outside as mere […]

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A Barefoot and Progressive Take on the Primary

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Now What, Lexington (after) Creative Cities Summit

Last week, Lexington hosted the Creative Cities Summit (500+ people attended). The next step is applying the Summit’s conversation to concrete action in Lexington. On April 17th, ProgressLex and the

UK’s One and Dones

The Sunday morning after UK’s Elite Eight loss to WVU, I was inundated with so many phone calls, tweets and emails from concerned friends and relatives that I

Community Food Security Summit by Jim Embry

We recognize that in Kentucky, agriculture is a critically important industry and our farmers need much greater support; that hunger is a serious problem facing many families; that

Quality of Life, Quality of Place at the Mayoral Forum

Last week was the first formal square-off of the 2010 mayoral candidates in the Digital Democracy Forum at Awesome, Inc. For three nights, local newscasts were on fire:

Lexington’s First Mayoral Candidates’ Forum

The last Presidential inauguration was broadcast on CNN with a Facebook comment feed. The largest audience ever tuned in and could comment on the speeches, the classical music,

Wi-Fi/Broadband Updates by Kakie Urch

Download the PDF By Kakie Urch Free wireless broadband service will be introduced in those areas of Lexington in time for the Alltech FEI Equestrian Games, Mayor Jim Newberry announced

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

Lexington Distillery District asks LFUCG to preserve funding

Ace’s Sunday editorial referenced the organic, grassroots nature of two growing Lexington districts — the Distillery District and the East End legacy project. With more than 30 employees,



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