November Keeneland Sale

Sale of champion Groupie Doll delivers storybook ending for Bradleys by Alicia Wincze Hughes, 11.06.13, Nobody in the vicinity of stall 25 in Keeneland’s Barn 14 wanted to leave the chestnut mare’s side. Not groom Matt Hebert, adding more sheen to her coat; not exercise rider Jada Schlenk, who kept her teary eyes hidden […]

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Complete Streets Movement Improving Communities

Complete streets are a key strategy in achieving multi modal transportation options and connectivity in sustainable communities…Lexington has much to learn from this example. How the complete streets movement is improving our communities by Kaid Benfield, 11.04.13, To say that my friend Barbara McCann is a bicycling enthusiast is to engage in more than […]

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International Artist Kobra Creating Mural in Downtown Lexington

Giant mural of Lincoln taking shape in downtown Lexington Herald-Leader Staff, 11.07.13, A giant portrait of Kentucky-born President Abraham Lincoln, possibly the largest and most colorful mural to grace downtown, is taking shape on the 60-foot-tall back wall of The Kentucky Theatre building. The work of internationally known Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra depicts the […]

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Fayette Alliance Chairman of the Board and Executive Director Receive Visionary Awards

We’re proud to announce that our Board Chairman, Don Robinson, and our Executive Director, Knox van Nagell, received awards at the 2013 Bluegrass Tomorrrow Vision Awards breakfast. Don Robinson, owner of Winter Quarter Farm and best known for breeding multiple Eclipse Award winner Zenyatta, 2010 Horse of the Year, and his leadership as chairman of […]

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Fayette Alliance Awards

Vote for the People’s Choice Award for our inaugural Fayette Alliance Awards.

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Irishtown Hopes to Preserve Neighborhood

The Versailles Road Viaduct Bridge overlooks part of Irishtown… | Photo by Herald-Leader Staff

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Fayette Alliance Board Member Nominated for KY’s first Leopold Award

Todd Clark, of Lexington, is among the finalists named for Kentucky’s first annual Leopold Conservation Award.

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Thoroughbred Breeding Increased for First Time Since 2007

“According to Jockey Club statistics released Thursday, 15,695 mares were bred in 2013, up 334 mares or 2.2 percent compared to the year before. “

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Legacy Trail to Begin Construction on Isaac Murphy Art Garden

Lexington officials have received the OK to build the Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden downtown and a trailhead there to complete the project. | Photo by CHARLES BERTRAM | Herald-Leader Staff

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City Approves CentrePointe Design

Renderings for new CentrePointe design were released ahead of schedule on August 14th.

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