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The online fundraising campaign, which will run this year from November 28 through December 31, has raised more than $7 million for local and regional nonprofit organizations since 2011. Read more


Chevy Chase’s Ed McClanahan and Guy Mendes among many Kentucky artists featured in the most recent issue of Oxford American Magazine (and Smiley Pete gets a shout-out, too) Read more


The Blue Grass Community Foundation and Smiley Pete Publishing, owner of Business Lexington, will launch the GoodGiving Challenge this month, an online campaign designed to engage and inspire the Bluegrass to support local nonprofits. Read more

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Crave 2016: The People

Smiley Pete Publishing's annual food and music festival Crave Lexington (presented by Windstream) took place August 13+14 at Masterson Station Fairgrounds, featuring more than 40 local food vendors, a dozen bands, a classic car show and more! Read more


The Kentucky Press Association has announced it’s annual news and advertising awards, with Smiley Pete Publications winning top honors in several categories.The Chevy Chaser magazine was awarded a first place general excellence... Read more


Lexington, KY - Please indulge us for a moment. Our publishers here at Smiley Pete are having quite a big day and we thought everyone should know about it.Smiley Pete Publishing Co. founders and owners, Chris... Read more


The affable Burk Kessinger sat at the end of his bar and described the vision he had when he opened Wines on Vine in 2004.Kessinger, 62, wanted to create a bistro-bar-wine shop... Read more


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