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Starting October 29, Delta Air Lines will offer daily nonstop flights year-round between Blue Grass Airport and Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. more

Aug 23, 2016 11:36 AM Business

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

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 of... more

Jul 20, 2016 7:02 PM Business

Community banks, the locally owned and operated institutions that specialize in people, families, farmers and businesses, have rebounded from the depths of the Great Recession and have as many opportunities as challenges on the road... more

Jul 20, 2016 3:02 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

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

Crave Lexington, the fourth annual food and music festival presented by Windstream and produced by Smiley Pete Publishing (tadoo's parent company), has announced initial details for a... more

Jun 30, 2016 9:13 PM Arts & Culture

In conjunction with the Georgetown / Scott County Tourism Commission and Kentucky Proud, the popular Georgetown restaurant Local Feed will present a monthly dinner series called “Seed to Feed” from July through October.This... more

Jun 29, 2016 9:21 PM Food & Drink

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

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

Around three years ago, Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill approached local videographer and musician Derek Feldman to help curate a musical line-up for a festival to be held on the village... more

Jun 16, 2016 4:45 PM Arts & Culture

Around three years ago, Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill approached local videographer and musician Derek Feldman to help curate a musical line-up for a festival to be held on the village... more

Jun 16, 2016 4:44 PM Community

The sixth annual Harry Dean Stanton Festival returns June 10-12, for a jam-packed weekend celebrating the long-spanning career of the Kentucky-born actor. Having started in February 2011 at the historic Kentucky Theatre, the event has... more

Jun 9, 2016 3:05 PM Community

Lexington-based NPR affiliate station 91.3 WUKY will host a karaoke contest during this year's Lexington Pride Festival, and participants are invited to show their talent... more

Jun 8, 2016 4:23 PM Community

Photo furnished.In a category of its very own making, Danville’s Great American Brass Band Festival (GABBF) is entering its 27th year as the only brass band festival... more

Jun 1, 2016 3:44 PM Arts & Culture

Photo furnished.In a category of its very own making, Danville’s Great American Brass Band Festival (GABBF) is entering its 27th year as the only brass band festival... more

Jun 1, 2016 3:27 PM Community

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

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