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Kroger Field achieves silver LEED certification following a two-year, $126 million renovation project. more

Oct 17, 2017 1:16 PM Business


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Drake’s has announced plans to expand into Nicholasville, Kentucky, with a new restaurant set to open in Brannon Crossing in 2018. more

Oct 10, 2017 11:33 AM Business

Hurst Office Suppliers, Inc., owned by president and CEO Hope Hurst Lanham, has announced its plan to merge with Winchester-based Rees Office Products, effective October 13. more

Oct 3, 2017 11:54 AM Business

The Lexington-based branding agency is one of only five certified B Corps in Kentucky. more

Oct 2, 2017 4:16 PM Business

Caribbean cuisine has found a new home in Lexington’s NoLi district, as Fida’s Caribbean Cafe prepares to launch inside Al’s Bar, starting on October 3. more

Sep 25, 2017 1:21 PM Business

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Keeneland’s September yearling auction concluded on September 23 with its highest gross sales figures since the 2008 edition at more than $300 million. more

Sep 25, 2017 10:58 AM Business

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Matt Jones was 27 and a successful attorney when he decided to launch a podcast talk about his passion: University of Kentucky athletics. When a local website, Kentucky Sports Report, wouldn’t host Jones's podcast, he created his own. more

Sep 21, 2017 2:07 PM Business


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Lexington-based Space Tango is one of just a handful of private companies with permanent space reserved on the International Space Station, the low-orbit research laboratory that’s circled the Earth since 1998. more

Sep 21, 2017 2:06 PM Business

With new hotels like Origin Hotel at The Summit coming online and others such as the Hilton Suites at Lexington Green being renovated, the hospitality industry is competing to showcase Lexington’s authentic local culture. more

Sep 21, 2017 2:05 PM Business

Omni Architects, Commerce Lexington's 2017 Small Business of the Year award winner, has been involved in more than 900 projects across the commonwealth, totaling more than $1 billion in construction since its founding in 1975, more

Sep 21, 2017 2:04 PM Business

Hargrove Traughber, a law firm specializing in trust and estate law, has offices in Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky, and Brentwood, Tennessee. more

Sep 21, 2017 2:03 PM Business

Book reviewer Paul Sanders explores the best-selling books on organization by Marie Kondo, one of the most internationally renown experts of messes and “decluttering." more

Sep 21, 2017 2:02 PM Business

Employment news and awards in our community for October 2017 more

Sep 21, 2017 2:01 PM Business

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MakeTime has partnered with a team of major tech and manufacturing companies to launch the MakeTime Shop Advantage Program, an initiative to improve access to technology, hardware and business services for U.S. manufacturers. more

Sep 20, 2017 10:47 AM Business

DV8 Kitchen is Lexington’s first restaurant to focus on offering second-chance employment to those working to deviate from past lifestyle choices. more

Sep 19, 2017 1:41 PM Business

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The Downtown Lexington Corporation is accepting nominations for the 2017 Awards of Excellence, to be presented at the 2017 Annual Meeting on December 4 at the Hilton Lexington/Downtown. more

Sep 18, 2017 11:05 AM Business

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Fasig-Tipton concluded its first Turf Showcase of Selected Yearlings with somewhat disappointing results, as nearly 49 percent of the horses on offer did not meet their reserve prices. more

Sep 12, 2017 12:33 PM Business

Mayor Jim Gray and Fayette-Urban county councilmembers joined the owners and employees of the Blue Grass Stockyards to cut the ribbon for the official opening of the organization's new facility. more

Sep 12, 2017 11:16 AM Business

LEDVANCE, the maker of Sylvania light bulbs, has upgraded its factories in Versailles, Kentucky, and St. Marys, Pennsylvania, to transition 200 jobs from the manufacture of traditional lighting products to new LED technology. more

Sep 4, 2017 12:00 PM Business

A total of 16,146 students graduated from the Kentucky Community and Technical College System in the 2016-17 academic year, an increase of 9 percent over the previous year. The previous record of 15,958 students was set in 2013-14. more

Aug 29, 2017 11:27 AM Business