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When I had to stop driving several years ago, I was truly in mourning at the loss of independence. I thought I’d never get over having to arrange for somebody to take me where I want to go. Fairly often, I discover I’m wrong about... more

Jul 1, 2016 2:21 PM Community

Summertime is the best time to cool off and relax outdoors with friends, cold adult beverage in hand. This summer, if you are looking to impress your guests and up your frozen drink game... more

Jun 30, 2016 6:10 PM Community

During summertime, the South shines for the bounty of seasonal vegetables available at our fingertips, from the home garden to the farmers’ market to the grocery store.Take a... more

Jun 30, 2016 6:02 PM Community

Summertime is the best time to cool off and relax outdoors with friends, cold adult beverage in hand. This summer, if you are looking to impress your guests and up your frozen drink game... more

Jun 28, 2016 4:27 PM Food & Drink

This recipe by chef Claudia Hatfield of the Trustees’ Table at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill comes to us via the cook book “A Taste of Kentucky: Favorite Recipes from the Bluegrass... more

May 31, 2016 2:31 PM Food & Drink

While rum cocktails can easily venture into “too sweet” territory, the use of barrel-aged “anejo” rum – blended with a bit of mezcal – helps keep the sweetnessbalanced in this cocktail created by Table 310 bartender... more

May 31, 2016 2:17 PM Food & Drink

Local mixologists competed for prizes and bragging rights to the best julep in the Bluegrass. Eight contenders muddled their way into the hearts of more than 300 attendees Wednesday,... more

Apr 28, 2016 8:35 PM Food & Drink

Recipe by Martine Holzman, Owner of Martine's PastriesMay is a prime month for Kentucky-ripened strawberries, whether you’re picking them at the orchard, eating them straight from the carton or folding them... more

Apr 26, 2016 8:11 PM Arts & Culture

Springtime in the Bluegrass is the best time of year to be a Kentuckian. Feathered hats, sundresses, bow ties perfectly complement the races – as does a classic julep.Mint juleps are a standard cocktail for May, but there are... more

Apr 26, 2016 7:45 PM Arts & Culture

No matter what I had thought of writing this month, the news on TV makes my titles irrelevant.The results of political apportioning the early votes leading to nomination seem unimportant compared to the news from Brussels, but... more

Mar 31, 2016 8:48 PM Community

Lockbox at 21c chef Jonathan Searle brings back a classic Southern dish and Kentucky entertaining standard with this Country Ham Salad. Dressed with housemade pickles, crackers and mustard,... more

Mar 31, 2016 8:01 PM Arts & Culture

April is a special time in Kentucky – spring is in the air, Keeneland is in session and the Kentucky Derby is just around the corner. Tailgating and other outdoor social occasions beg... more

Mar 31, 2016 7:55 PM Arts & Culture

As the days get colder, cocktail parties are a great way to warm both the house and the soul, and as a hostess of many socials, Ann Evans – also known as "Miss Ann," or the "Queen of... more

Jan 28, 2016 8:22 PM Community

As the days get colder, cocktail parties are a great way to warm both the house and the soul, and as a hostess of many socials, Ann Evans – also known as "Miss Ann," or the "Queen of... more

Jan 28, 2016 7:59 PM Arts & Culture

This year marks the 11th year since I left my house on Beechmont Road and moved into my newly remodeled condominium. I looked that up in response to a “how long have you lived here?” question at a gathering for coffee and pie this... more

Dec 17, 2015 9:51 PM Community

When I was a child, time seemed to take forever. If you didn’t get what your heart desired from Santa Claus, the time to wait for that next chance seemed endless.When I was a student, the entire semester seemed long enough to... more

Dec 4, 2015 8:26 PM Community

“I was inspired to cook by my mom, Pam Sexton. Many folks love trying out new dishes on Thanksgiving Day. For me, re-creating her recipes each year is a way for me to still be with... more

Oct 27, 2015 7:51 PM Arts & Culture

As the leaves turn, it’s a good time to reimagine cocktails typically served at gatherings. Mulled wine and cider are the usual hot beverage suspects, but a new kid in town is shaking... more

Oct 27, 2015 7:37 PM Community

As the leaves turn, it’s a good time to reimagine cocktails typically served at gatherings. Mulled wine and cider are the usual hot beverage suspects, but a new kid in town is shaking... more

Oct 27, 2015 7:34 PM Arts & Culture

Lexington is my favorite place in all the world, so I understand fully why people want to stay after they come here. College students consistently look for a job that will let them stay; it is a favorite retirement location for Kentuckians;... more

Oct 27, 2015 4:07 PM Community