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Lexington’s “best known octogenarian,” Harriett Rose, looks back at nearly two decades of contributing for Chevy Chaser Magazine more

Sep 29, 2017 10:12 AM Community

After missing her column last month due to bronchitis, Harriett Rose thanks her readers for their kind words and continued support for nearly 20 years. more

Jun 30, 2017 12:06 PM Community

Ah, summer vacation! Perhaps you remember with sunny fondness that annual event — before it became nearly extinct.Today, Americans receive among the fewest vacation days (14) in the world. They also leave the most unused days... more

Jul 20, 2016 6:59 PM Business

A real estate agent and a remodeling contractor by day, Reena and Abel Reyes are partners in life and in their shared business of teaching salsa in the evenings and on weekends.They opened the Salsa Center in 2011 on Allendale... more

Jul 20, 2016 6:49 PM Business

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

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

In 2003, when Julie Jansen’s book “I Don’t Know What I Want, But I Know It’s Not This” was first released, the business world was distinctly different from today in technology as well as many other aspects of work. By 2010... more

Jun 23, 2016 6:58 PM Business

Did you grow up with good money management skills or have you learned about the importance of solvency the hard way? Do you find numbers a fascinating part of business or a necessary evil to be dealt with? Connecting with a financial... more

Jun 23, 2016 6:38 PM Business

When I learned to drive an automobile, I learned the pedals, the clutch, the brake, window wiper, the lights and where to put the key. Nobody thought I needed to know what made the car function. That’s the same way I learned to use... more

Jun 1, 2016 2:24 PM Community

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

No matter the reason visitors come to central Kentucky, for business meetings or vacations, people have to eat. Restaurants and businesses may come and go, but the food and beverage industry itself will always exist.“The words... more

May 26, 2016 5:15 PM Business

Seth Godin is arguably the most innovative writer in business today. He has over a dozen best-selling books, including “Tribes,” “LynchPin,” “Permission Marketing” and “Purple Cow.” In some way, he has touched nearly... more

May 26, 2016 5:00 PM Business

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

Time flies when you’re self-employed, as the weeks turn into years. Is everything the same? Are things different? This month we check in with a quartet of entrepreneurs previously profiled in Business Lexington to see what they’re... more

Apr 22, 2016 4:21 PM Business

Not long ago, business theorists everywhere championed the concept of “teams,” where members helped one another, propelled by a mutual commitment. Teams could create a synergy that generated performance greater than the sum of its... more

Apr 22, 2016 4:12 PM Business

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

“So, um, yeah, you know, well, uh ...”These utterances don’t resound with the qualities of confidence and competence one needs when pitching a potential client or having a difficult conversation with a vendor. Enter Toastmasters... more

Mar 23, 2016 5:15 PM Business

We hear a good deal about trends in business — market trends, financial trends, industry trends — and the impact they may have on individual businesses or the economy as a whole. Our success in predicting trends can have an important... more

Mar 23, 2016 5:04 PM Business

Last month I told you my troubles with my computer. This month I have had more troubles with my computer, which at the moment is inoperable. I won’t tell you how much money this “free gift” of Windows 10 has cost me, but I will... more

Mar 2, 2016 5:33 PM Community