National Avenue Continues to Attract Businesses

Cosmic Charlie’s is moving to National Avenue, will add daytime hours by Janet Patton, 8.3.16, Bar and music venue Cosmic Charlie’s is moving from University Plaza at the corner of Woodland and Euclid avenues, where it has been since 2009, to National Avenue, where it will take on more of a neighborhood bar feel. […]

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National Avenue Rebranded as Warehouse Block

National Avenue area becomes ‘Warehouse Block’ by M. David Nichols, 6.2.15, The National Avenue area, the burgeoning urban corridor east of downtown near the popular Kenwick and Mentelle neighborhoods, is being rebranded as “Warehouse Block,” complete with signs and a stylized logo. Walker Properties, which has developed much of the former light industrial area […]

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National Provision Continues Expansion with European Grocery

National Provisions expands with European-style grocery by Susan Baniak, 5.19.15, Andrea Sims and Krim Boughalem, the owners of Table Three Ten and National Boulangerie, have expanded their National Provisions operation yet again with their fourth phase: the opening of a grocery in the adjoining space on the corner of Walton and National avenues. Although […]

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National Ave Development Continues to Come Together

Latest piece of National Avenue puzzle is falling into place by M. David Nichols, 4.24.15, The construction of a flashy new restaurant and craft beer spot would be welcome news in many areas of Lexington. But in July when Locals’ Craft Food and Drink is scheduled to debut in a massively reconstructed site at […]

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New Restaurant And Craft Beer Bar Joining National Ave

Entrepreneurs plan restaurant and craft-beer bar as part of National Avenue renaissance by Cheryl Truman, 4.15.15, Although it doesn’t look like much now, what used to be a drive-through Sportsman’s Liquor store at National and Walton avenues is being transformed. Two Lexington entrepreneurs who played soccer together at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School say […]

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National Avenue Continues to Attract New Tenants

Breaking news: National Avenue corridor getting key new tenant by M. David Nichols, 3.31.15, The blossoming National Avenue corridor is about to welcome a key new tenant, with plans to turn the high-profile corner of Walton Avenue and Winchester Road into a showpiece gateway into the area. Locals’ is a bar and restaurant concept […]

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NY Times Features National Ave Redevelopment

A Trot, Not a Gallop, Toward Renewal in Lexington, KY. by Andrew Simmons, 1.20.15, Residents of Mentelle, a neighborhood on the east side of Lexington, Ky., once drove right past National Avenue, a half-mile street hemmed in by railroad tracks and the hum of traffic on U.S. 60. Now they can leave their cars […]

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National Avenue: Perfect Example of Infill Redevelopment

National Avenue corridor has become ‘perfect example’ of infill redevelopment by Cheryl Truman, 1.20.14, Lauren Higdon looks over what was once a far less sophisticated property now neatly draped and divided, with an aromatherapy mix wafting through, a yoga class stretching out and a corner cafe where chef JoAnn Prosser makes a creamy sugar-free […]

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