Emerge Contracting Focuses on Infill Redevelopment

Emerge Contracting sees opportunity in urban infill, redevelopment by Tom Eblen, 10.11.15, Kentucky.com When Bob Eidson and Matt Hovekamp were roommates 15 years ago at the University of Kentucky, they talked about starting a real estate development company together. Then they went their separate ways. Eidson joined the Army and served in Iraq, earned an […]

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More City Oversight Called for Major Events

This is the latest example of why commercial activity must be carefully regulated in the rural area. Traffic problems during Luke Bryan concert lead to calls for more city oversight of events by Morgan Eads, 10.07.15, Kentucky.com A string of headlights stretched for almost 9 miles down Tates Creek Road on Tuesday night as bumper-to-bumper […]

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21C in Lexington Begins Taking Reservations

21c Museum Hotel in Lexington begins taking reservations for mid-April by Janet Patton, 10.05.15, Kentucky.com Lexington’s 21c Museum Hotel announced Monday that it is taking reservations for rooms beginning April 15. According to a news release, the 88-room hotel, with an adjacent free art museum and chef-driven restaurant named Lockbox after the building’s history as […]

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Lexington Hires Consultant To Determine Best Option for New City Hall

Lexington selects consultant to help determine if city should build or lease new city hall by Beth Musgrave, 10.06.15, Kentucky.com Lexington has selected a consultant to help determine whether the city should build or lease a new city hall. Jones Lang LaSalle will be paid $198,500 to conduct the study in the next 90 days. […]

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Kentucky’s New Master Plan Calls to Connect Trails Across the State

Trails for hiking, biking, riding horses to be highlighted in new plan for Kentucky by Morgan Eads, 10.06.15, Kentucky.com Gov. Steve Beshear, first lady Jane Beshear and Mayor Jim Gray announced a statewide trail master plan Tuesday in Lexington. The announcement for the plan, which could cover much of the state, was at the Isaac […]

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Lextran Accepting Comments on New Route Plans

Lextran accepting written comments on route restructuring by Herald-Leader Staff, 10.06.15, Kentucky.com Lextran will accept written comments on its proposed route restructuring until Sunday. Feedback from the public can be emailed to publiccomment@lextran.com. Lextran is considering adding bi-directional service on routes 1 through 13 on Sundays, which would mimic routing through the rest of the […]

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Tom Martin Interviews Horse Country Director

We are a proud supporter of Horse Country, a recently established non-profit that connects people to our equine heritage through unique tourism experiences. Non-profit seeks to promote and sell the experience of Kentucky’s Horse Country by Tom Martin, 10.04.15, Kentucky.com “The core values of racing are still powerful, but we’re losing the battle for new […]

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Council Considers Lowering Downtown Speed Limit

Council members ask: Should Lexington lower downtown speed limits from 35 to 25 mph? by Beth Musgrave, 9.19.15, Kentucky.com A proposal to lower the speed limit to 25 miles per hour on city streets in downtown Lexington hit a speed bump last week. But those backing the effort for pedestrian safety say they will continue […]

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One of Buster’s New Owners Shares Details of Manchester Music Hall Project

Buster’s old venue to get new life, new vibe as Manchester Music Hall Interview by Tom Martin, 09.20.15, Kentucky.com The former Buster’s music venue on Manchester Street in Lexington recently was sold for $1.1 million to a trio of Pikeville businessmen. Renovations are underway on what will become The Manchester Music Hall. The current plan […]

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Town Branch Water Walk Raises Awareness About Town Branch Commons

Downtown water walk helps ‘kick-start awareness’ about Lexington’s Town Branch plan by Greg Kocher, 09.20.15, Kentucky.com People interested in the history and ecology of Lexington came downtown Sunday to learn more about Town Branch Commons, the proposed downtown park that would follow the path of the city’s historic water source. The park would include much […]

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