Lexington Children Earn Bicycles

Club seeks to get kids on path to fitness, fun By Tom Eblen, 8.10.11, Kentucky.com Writer Frank X Walker was bothered last summer when he attended opening-day festivities for the Legacy Trail and saw only a few other people of color. “I got to thinking about what I could do to change that,” said Walker, […]

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Alliance Director Knox van Nagell, She’s so Sk!rt

Alliance Director Knox van Nagell is featured in the August edition of Lexington’s Sk!rt Magazine.

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Local Food is a Big Deal

Farmland Preservation, economic development, and public health are just some of its benefits.

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Lexington Proposes Study of One-Way vs. Two-Way Streets

Debate returns over one-way versus two-way traffic in downtown — $465,000 study in the offing.

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Placement of Student Housing Crucial to Lexington

The University of Kentucky is preparing to replace and greatly increase its student housing, and where that happens is crucial to the well-being of Lexington, according to a new report.

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Dudley’s Uses Innovative Adaptive Reuse to Create Rooftop Patio

Debby Long, owner of Dudley’s at her new location on Short St. in Lexington, Ky., Thursday, April 1, 2010 | Photo by Pablo Alcala, Lexington Herald-Leader Staff

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EPA Awards Lexington Brownfields Grant

Lexington receives $200,000 brownfields grant LFUCG Press Release, 7.6.11, Lexingtonky.gov The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Lexington a $200,000 grant to assess brownfield properties in the city, Mayor Jim Gray announced today. Brownfields are abandoned, idled or underused industrial and commercial properties where expansion or redevelopment is complicated by real or perceived environmental contamination. […]

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Council & Mayor Pass Budget for Upcoming Fiscal Year, Including Farmland Preservation Funding

Mayor Gray plans to use veto power to eliminate debt the city would accrue from newly passed budget. | Photo by Jeff Rogers | www.jeffrogers.com

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Council Adopts FY 2012 Budget, Including $1 million to PDR Program

Ask your council member to support the $1 million local match for the PDR program and farmland preservation, both of which are critically important to Lexington-Fayette County and they must continue to be a major priority for our community.

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LexTran’s Loundon Avenue Building Eligible for National Register of Historic Places

Significance makes aging LexTran building tough to demolish By Beverly Fortune, 6.27.11, Kentucky.com LexTran’s building at Loudon Avenue and North Limestone has been deemed historically significant and is eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places, making it more difficult to demolish as the transit authority redevelops its property. LexTran will need to […]

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