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Lexington Restaurant Week: July 24-August 2

If you haven't done so already, make sure you get out this week and hit up one of the local eateries for the 2nd annual Lexington Restaurant Week.

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This year, 58 restaurants are participating in this popular event. Some are providing a $25 Pre-Fixe menu options, while others are providing a 2 eat for $25 menus. To see what each hotspot is offering, click here.


Going Beyond KFC

When you think food in Kentucky, most out-of-towners immediately think of Kentucky Fried Chicken. While that special restaurant, which started in Corbin, KY, will always hold a special place in our hearts, real Kentuckians know that if you're looking for great fried chicken, there are plenty of other places to go, besides the Colonel's. Chevy Chaser magazine put together a list of the top 5 fried chicken spots in the Lexington area. How many have you been to? 1. Indi's 670 North Broadway, (859) 233-7985, This Lexington restaurant has some national backing behind it. Esquire Magazine named Indi's to its "Best Late-Night Food in the USA" list, and for good reason. Indi's is a drive-thru...

New Microbrewery Opens in Paris, KY

If you've been to Paris, KY recently, you may have noticed a new face among the businesses there. Rooster Brewing is the first microbrewery to open it's doors to the public in the small Kentucky town.

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Opened in April 2014 at 609 Main Street, Rooster Brewing is housed in a restored 1880 Main Street Mercantile Store Front. With almost 1,800 square feet, Rooster Brewing offers brewing, tasting/tap room and a retail space. Rooster Brewing is open Thursday-Saturday from 5:00-11:00pm. For more info on what's on tap and other events, visit their Facebook or ...

Millenials Key to Next Wave of Purchases

Just 36% of Americans under the age of 35own a home,according to the Census Bureau. That's down from 42% in 2007 and the lowest level since 1982, when the agency began tracking homeownership by age. It's not all their fault.Millennials want to buy homes -- 90% prefer owning over renting, according to a recent survey from Fannie Mae. But student loan debt, tight lending standards and stiff competition have made it next to impossible for many of these younger Americans to make the leap. "When we surveyed Millennials they cited several barriers to homeownership, especially access to financing," said Steve Deggendorf, a senior director for Fannie Mae. Many Millennials simply can't come up with the hefty 20% down payments. Othersdon't have good enough credit to qualify for loans. There is a ray of hope for young wanna be homeowners, said Fannie Mae's Deggendorf. "Mortgage lending is getting a little less tight, with lenders approving buyers with a little lower credit score and who have less of...

New Public Library Coming to Hamburg

Book lovers, rejoice! There's (going to be) a new library in town.Lexington Public Library logo

The new branch of the Lexington Public Library will be located at the corners of Palumbo Drive and Man O War Boulevard, in the building formerly occupied by the Jaguar and Land Rover dealership.

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Hartland: A Place To Put Your Roots Down

Today's post comes to us from Realtor Rob Bolton. Rob is a veteran residential developer, builder, and real estate marketing sales manager here in the Central Kentucky area. He enjoys horse racing, UK football and basketball, and spending time with his family. Are you new to Lexington and looking for a neighborhood to put down roots and call home?  Or, have you been in Central Kentucky for awhile and are looking for that place to settle down to make family memories?  Well, Hartland is that place! Hartland How do I know?  Well, in a couple of ways. First, as a member of the Hartland development team, first as project...

Happy July 4th!

We want to wish everyone a safe and happy Fourth of July!July 4th 2014