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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

Business

It’s been a fast-paced summer for Lexington’s real estate market. With low mortgage interest rates and growing signs of a strengthening economy, more people in Fayette County are looking to make the leap into homeownership.But... more

Business

The North Limestone space formerly occupied by a la Lucie is now home to Minglewood, a modern, casual bar, restaurant and live music venue.Owners Trish Tungate and John Tresaloni are no strangers to the food and beverage industry.... more

Business

A new eyeglass boutique that doubles as an optometry practice is set to open its doors on the high profile corner of Euclid and South Ashland Avenues at the beginning of August.Dr.... more

Community

Steps away from the bustling flow of traffic and commerce of Euclid Avenue blooms Ric’s Garden – a peaceful oasis lush with herbs, vegetables and over 25 different types of flowers.... more

Community

It’s no secret that humans’ ability to focus on one thing for an extended period of time has decreased significantly since the dawn of the mobile age – distraction comes easily... more

Community

Creative Types is a new editorial series produced by Smiley Pete Publishing in partnership with Creative Lexington, a local initiative that connects the public with Lexington’s... more

Community

For most people, defining a hometown is an easy task – it’s the city and town you most closely identify yourself with, the place where you spent your childhood and that shaped you... more

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

Community

It’s no secret that humans’ ability to focus on one thing for an extended period of time has decreased significantly since the dawn of the mobile age – distraction comes easily... more

Arts & Culture

Creative Types is a new editorial series produced by Smiley Pete Publishing in partnership with Creative Lexington, a local initiative that connects the public with Lexington’s... more

Arts & Culture

Who better to guide the Commonwealth and country: a successful corporate leader and municipal chief executive, or a stalwart champion of civil liberties and tribune against high taxes and federal regulations? With Lexington Mayor... more

Business

PHOTO BY SARA HUGHES Partners (from left) Cannon Armstrong, Jomo Thompson and Seth Bertram are preparing to open The Burl, a 300-person capacity bar and music venue in Lexington’s... more

Business

This month, Lexington's long-shuttered historic courthouse will begin its transformation into a self-sustaining commercial center, aimed at attracting tourists and Lexingtonians alike... more

Business

Nearly a decade into its run on Lexington’s north side, Maria’s Kitchen is making a leap to larger quarters while working to retain what’s made the spot a success.Opened in 2007 in a tiny, open-air storefront with patio... more

Business

It’s that time of year again – festivals, outdoor concerts, film series, carnivals galore! On the following pages we’ve outlined favorite local summer events old and new. As... more

Community

A customized outdoor living space provides busy Lexington family with a vacation-worthy setting in their own backyardKentucky weather can be unpredictable, but when it’s at... more

Community

When Chevy Chase Inn – the oldest continually operating bar in Lexington – went up for sale in 2014, a handful of the bar’s neighbors and loyal patrons decided that letting their... more

Community

It’s that time of year again – festivals, outdoor concerts, film series, carnivals galore! On the following pages we’ve outlined favorite local summer events old and new. As... more

Arts & Culture

A customized outdoor living space provides busy Lexington family with a vacation-worthy setting in their own backyardKentucky weather can be unpredictable, but when it’s at... more

Arts & Culture