Lexington’s downtown scene for lunch is a wonderful collection of delis, home cooking, fried chicken, and sandwiches. If you’re in the mood for something from the Far East, Buddha Lounge is your place to be.
A new grocery has opened where Winn-Dixie vacated years ago in the shopping center at Virginia and South Broadway. Lucky’s Market is billing itself as the promise of access to organic groceries without the hefty price that makes it unaffordable for many. Continue reading “Lucky’s Market”
Inside Central Christian Church at 219 E. Short Street is the Short Street Cafe. If you are in the mood for down home cooking that is delicious, this is your place.
Sushi Blue is located in the strip of shops on the 100 block of Pasadena, right off of Nicholasville Road. The outside is trendy with the neon sign and pretty entrance. The restaurant has about 15 tables Continue reading “Sushi Blue”
Now that Kroger’s on Romany has closed, Wheeler’s is filling the needs of the neighborhood as an essentials quick-stop. Smart move Wheeler.
They said they would get it done and I doubted them.
Pleasantly surprised at the efficiency of road construction for once in my life, I traveled the newly opened Alumni Road connector between Tates Creek Road and Nicholasville Road this morning. This will be a pleasant drive of your daily commute with traffic moving steadily in a one-lane winding path with the arboretum on one side and the coliseum on the other. Continue reading “Alumni Road Miracle”
Nestled in the industrial side of Lexington is the 26-acre McConnell Springs. This oasis has been celebrated by locals and is definitely worthy of the praise. A beautiful pocket of woods and walking trails, along with some educational material, McConnell Springs is a nice break without driving far from the city center. Continue reading “McConnell Springs”
At the corner of Euclid and High Street (or is it Tates Creek Road at that point?…) on Sundays from 10-2 is the Chevy Chase Farmer’s Market. These neighborhood markets are popping up everywhere making locally grown produce within reach for most people of Lexington at least one day a week. Continue reading “Chevy Chase Farmer’s Market”
Locals’ is continuing development as the newest restaurant to open in the National Avenue neighborhood. The place is looking pretty neat. The building has come a long way since a few months ago, last we posted, and even further from the liquor store that sold to underage teens (not that I would know anything about that…). Continue reading “New Restaurant on National Coming Along”
Behind Victory Christian Church at the corner of Owsley and Cramer is a community garden that has been lovingly tended by volunteers from the neighborhood for a few years. Free veggies are offered to the community but to not feel guilty, pitch in with a little weeding and watering. Sign up here. Continue reading “Community Garden on Owsley and Cramer”
I love car shows. I seek them out and happily Lexington seems to have people gathering to show off their rides every weekend. This weekend is Keeneland’s Concours d’Elegance. Over a four-day period, classic cars and new cars gather in Lexington to show off their beauty.