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Long-time music venue and bar Cosmic Charlie’s will be moving from its campus area strip-mall location in University Plaza on Woodland Avenue to the flourishing Warehouse Block on National Avenue, owners announced today. It has been... more

Aug 2, 2016 9:11 PM Business

Thanks to a two-year $450,000 grant from the William R. Kenan Jr. Charitable Trust, local nonprofits Food Chain and Glean Kentucky will be expanding their resources and their reach, with a new teaching and processing kitchen at Food... more

Aug 2, 2016 4:58 PM Business

Vans will be open a new retail store this September at Fayette Mall, according to an announcement from Fayette Mall's management team. Vans, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in March, is going to be opening in South Mall, in the... more

Aug 1, 2016 5:00 PM Business

The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board has awarded a $15 million grant to the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment for the renovation and expansion of UK’s Grains Center for Excellence in Princeton,... more

Aug 1, 2016 4:48 PM Business

Food prices in the Commonwealth increased slightly in the second quarter of 2016, the first increase in more than one year, according to a survey by the Kentucky Farm Bureau.The... more

Aug 1, 2016 4:34 PM Business

A new summer music venue has recently joined the festivities at The Mall atLexington Green. Lakeside Live, which launched in mid-June and will run until Oct. 15, features local... more

Jul 26, 2016 6:20 PM Business

Baptist Health has named Stephen R. Oglesby as its new chief financial officer, to replace Carl Herde, who is scheduled to retire at the end of September.Oglesby joined Baptist in 1993 and has most recently served as vice president... more

Jul 26, 2016 3:53 PM Business

Baptist Health opened the doors to two new clinics on Harrodsburg Road this month, along with a retail pharmacy in the newly built North Tower of its facility on Nicholasville Road.The new clinics, Baptist Health Urgent Care and... more

Jul 19, 2016 3:50 PM Business

Fasig-Tipton concluded two days of Thoroughbred auctions July 12 with mixed economic indicators that could reveal increased polarization in one part of the bloodstock market. The sales company held its fourth Selected Horses... more

Jul 13, 2016 3:46 PM Business

The Morris Book Shop, a Chevy Chase literary and cultural hub for five years, is for sale and may disappear entirely if a new owner doesn’t emerge soon. Owner Wyn Morris said the surprise announcement, first reported by Tom... more

Jul 5, 2016 6:11 PM Business

Dozens of local business, government and community leaders will descend on Washington, D.C. on July 6-7 to discuss federal policy issues and share the concerns of the Central Kentucky business community with Congressional leaders, agency... more

Jul 5, 2016 5:22 PM Business

Applications for Kentucky Crafted, the Kentucky Arts Council’s adjudicated marketing assistance program for the state’s finest visual and craft artists, are now open through August 15. The program provides assistance to Kentucky... more

Jun 28, 2016 6:50 PM Business

West Sixth Brewing, Lexington’s north side powerhouse craft brewery, is adding to their list of canned offerings with Half-Bite IPA, a lower alcohol “session” version of the brewery’s flagship IPA. At 3.5 percent alcohol... more

Jun 28, 2016 6:49 PM Business

Kentucky American Water is completing the final phase of an extensive water main replacement project along the North Limestone Street area in downtown Lexington using unique "trenchless" technology that is billed as less disruptive and... more

Jun 28, 2016 6:37 PM Business

Kentucky's exports grew by roughly 1.2 percent, to nearly $7 billion, in the first quarter of 2016, placing the state among the top ten in the country in terms of growth in sales of goods and services across national borders.Kentucky's... more

Jun 28, 2016 6:23 PM Business

The Lexington Herald-Leader has announced it will quit its news printing operations -- eliminating 25 full-time and 4 part-time jobs -- and put its downtown building up for sale. “As our digital audience continues to grow rapidly,... more

Jun 27, 2016 8:20 PM Business

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

Jun 23, 2016 9:40 PM 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

Jun 23, 2016 2:43 PM Business

The Zika virus, primarily transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito, has caused concern across the globe over its links to babies born with severe birth defects. Though outbreaks... more

Jun 21, 2016 4:06 PM Business

The Breeders’ Cup has increased the purses for the Breeders’ Cup Classic and the Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf, starting with this year’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., on November 4-5.... more

Jun 14, 2016 3:46 PM Business