McConnell Springs

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”

Chevy Chase Farmer’s Market

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”

Community Garden on Owsley and Cramer

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”

Keeneland’s Concours d’Elegance Does it Again

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.

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Belleau Woods Park

What a lovely find!

Follow the twisting streets of the Belleau Woods neighborhood to be introduced to an 18-acre swath of greenspace and play areas. Belleau Woods Park has all of the necessities of a great space for Lexingtonians to utilize but the park was nearly empty when we got there. Granted we were here on a damp day where storms constantly threatened but it’s in the middle of a large neighborhood! Continue reading “Belleau Woods Park”