Transylvania Looks Outward in Downtown Lexington

Transylvania book store will move to new off-campus location. Photo by Pablo Alcala | Lexington Herald-Leader Staff | Kentucky.com

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Thoroughbred Industry on Rebound

“Powered by two large dispersal sales, premium fillies and mares and some willing buyers, the final numbers from the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale show it beating the 2010 total sales figures by more than 40 percent….” BizLex.com | Photo courtesy of Jeff Rogers, www.jeffrogers.com

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The Fayette Alliance Participates in “Empower Lexington” Talks

Over the past year, The Fayette Alliance worked with several groups to discuss how we can reduce our carbon footprint in Lexington. One method recommended was to promote agri-tourism both locally and regionally, through biking, walking, equine, and water trails….

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City Moves to Convert Some One-Way Streets Downtown to Two-Way

“Studies show that two-way streets help businesses; make it easier to drive around, especially for people who aren’t acquainted with an area; and create a more positive environment for pedestrians.” Kentucky.com | Photo by Pablo Alcala

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It’s Not Farms vs. Factories

“Since farmland within the county is a finite resource, sooner or later we will have to stop using it for development. The argument for the “need” for land for industrial development will be the same no matter how much farmland we have, including none.” | Photo by Jeff Rogers | www.jeffrogers.com

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Fasig-Tipton November Sale Posted Across-the-Board Gains Over 2010

“With buyer confidence getting a boost from the strength of a resurgent yearling marketplace, top-end money showed up in force to support the first major North American breeding-stock sale of the season.” Kentucky.com

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Downtown City Owned Parking Garage Razed

“Mayor Jim Gray today announced that the city will demolish the upper deck of the unsafe Phoenix Parking Garage and establish a surface parking lot at the site. The garage was temporarily closed May 8 after a 28-foot long concrete panel fell from the upper deck onto the Vine Street sidewalk below.” | Photo by Charles Bertram, Herald-Leader Staff

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KY American Water Cancels Billing Contract With City

“Lexington residents will likely have another bill to keep track of starting next spring.” WUKY

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Keeneland: Inspiration for Urban Development

Tom Eblen, columnist for the Lexington-Herald Leader, draws on Keeneland as an inspiration source for long-range planning and good design. | Photo by Jeff Rogers | www.jeffrogers.com

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Fayette County’s First Rural Historic House Museum Presents Challenges and Opportunities

The Fayette Alliance is supporting legislation that will allow historic house museums in the rural area.

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