New Restaurant on National Coming Along

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”

Dixie Cup Water Tower

The Dixie Cup Water Tower is easy to see once you know where to look. While traveling out Leestown Road, right outside of the Circle, look to your right… at least if you’re not driving. We turned right on Greendale Road (Jeff Winger’s good looks convinced us that there was no other path) then right onto Mercer Road. This area of Lexington is filled with large office buildings and industrial complexes including what used to be the Dixie Cup Corporation. We couldn’t get under the tower without trespassing so that will be saved for another post.

Dixie Cup water tower as seen from Mercer Road, May 19, 2015
Dixie Cup water tower as seen from Mercer Road, May 19, 2015

H/T Atlas Obscura for background information