Legacies: Terry McBrayer

When Terry McBrayer opened a law office in a single rented room above a grocery store in..

Legacies: Bryant's Rent-All

Vernon Bryant started his United Rent-All franchise store in 1953. It was the first equipment rental store..

Legacies: Barney Miller's

On June 18th, 1922, Barney Miller opened an auto parts store on Main Street in Lexington. In..

Legal Eagles: Rose Grasch Camenisch Mains PLLC

Rose Grasch Camenisch Mains PLLC provides a broad spectrum of legal services to businesses and individuals across..

Legal Eagles: Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs

Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs is one of the South-Central US region’s largest law firms and traces its..

Legal Eagles: Nanci M. House

For more than 70 years, the name White, McCann, and Stewart, PLLC has been synonymous with high..

Legal Eagles: Fowler Bell PLLC

As respected leaders in the industry, Fowler Bell represents businesses and employers in insurance defense, bankruptcy and..

Legal Eagles: Embry Merritt Shaffar Womack, PLLC

With over 160 years of combined legal experience, the lawyers of EMSW take a team approach to..

Getting Glamorous with Helena Handbasket

If one person has been able to keep their pizazz during the pandemic, it is entertainer extraordinaire,..

The Ever-Engaging Anthony Smallwood

Anthony Smallwood is a firm believer in the famous line from the film Steel Magnolias which states,..

Meet Local Cancer Survivors

Nearly every month of the year is designated to raise awareness of a type of cancer. Each..

Meet Ciara LeRoy of Pretty Strange Design

TOPS: How did Pretty Strange Design come about? Ciara: Pretty Strange Design was born from a desire to..

Pro to Know: MSI Production Services

It is said that necessity is the mother of invention and that adversity introduces a person to..

Inspirations: Desiree Cross Sparkles & Shines

For as long as she can remember, Desiree Cross would not leave the house without a sparkling,..

Inspirations: Tony Delk

Tony Delk’s motto is “The sky is the limit,” which incidentally also happens to be one of..

Lexington's Game-Changers: The Hosts

Local author Eric A. Moyen explores how two locals helped build the foundation for the vibrant, thriving..

Meet Your Councilman: James Brown

Representing the city’s 1st District, James Brown has been a city councilmember since April 2015. As a..

University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union

What Makes Lexington Great? For the last 83 years, the University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union (UKFCU) has..

Community Trust and Investment Company

What Makes Lexington Great? Community is at the forefront for Community Trust and Investment Company. Managing $2.6 billion..


What Makes Lexington Great? House's customers think of the store as their "happy place." As Dwayne explains, "Comfort,..

Alfalfa Restaurant

What Makes Lexington Great? Alfalfa Restaurant has been around since 1973, but with new owners Tiffany and Wali..

Screamin' Mimi's

What Makes Lexington Great? You’ll have to taste Screamin’ Mimi’s to understand why this sweet, hot signature salsa..

Limestone Bank

What Makes Lexington Great? Limestone Bank operates banking centers in 14 counties across Kentucky. It's a traditional community..

Quantrell Cadillac

What Makes Lexington Great? Quantrell Cadillac came to Lexington in 1967. This three-generation, family owned and operated business..

Norwalk Furniture By The Fine Living Group

What Makes Lexington Great? Norwalk is an in-house design boutique. “You can utilize us however you like –..

J. Render’s Southern Table & Bar

What Makes Lexington Great? “Small local businesses are the backbone of any town." What started as a food truck..

Peoples Exchange Bank

What Makes Lexington Great? “Banking local means that your money stays close to home and is invested locally..

Clark's Pump-N-Shop, Inc.

What Makes Lexington Great? Established in 1976 by John W. Clark in his hometown of Westwood, KY, Clark’s..

Massage By Vi & Mai D Studio

What Makes Lexington Great? Vi and ThuyDuong, sisters, are first generation Americans in their family. “We are best..

Alexandra Pallos Floral & Events

What Makes Lexington Great? Alexandra Pallos is a jill of all trades when it comes to creating special..

Traditional Bank

What Makes Lexington Great? Traditional Bank is an independent, community bank founded in 1902 in Mt. Sterling. They..

West Main Crafting Co.

What Makes Lexington Great? When guests step into this nineteenth century-inspired craft bar, they can expect an over-the-top..

J&R Construction

What Makes Lexington Great? It’s not every day that you hear about a 10-year-old making their own clubhouse,..

Backroads Bakery

What Makes Lexington Great? Backroads Bakery is as warm as the yellow paint building that houses their mouthwatering..

South Central Bank

What Makes Lexington Great? Relationships are how South Central Bank thrives. The bank’s founder, James Kenneth Bale, aimed..

Conrhod Zonio Photography

What Makes Lexington Great? Photographer Conrhod Zonio shot his first wedding in 1996 and never turned back. Weddings..

Sharon Price: Lagniappe

In the midst of a global coronavirus pandemic and the demand for racial equality and structural change,..

Pathway to Success: Community Action Council

On March 25th of this year, Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Inc.—known..

Councilwoman Angela Evans Resigns

Sixth District Councilwoman Angela Evans has announced plans to pursue her Master in Public Policy at prestigious..


Lexington Clinic is celebrating its 100 years anniversary this month, a milestone enabled by the organization’s unwavering..

Mayor appoints Commission for Racial Justice & Equality

Mayor Linda Gorton today announced the appointment of 70 citizens to her newly named Commission for Racial..

United Voices

Conversations are happening across the nation. We wanted to share some of the conversations that we’ve been..

Leading Ladies: Tania T. Sigler-Orihuela

Meet Tania T. Sigler-Orihuela, PsyD., MBAHA, CFO, Kentucky Marble and Granite, Inc. 859-887-3555 // 1050 Elizabeth St. Ste. 11..

Leading Ladies: Liz Hodge

Meet: Liz Hodge, REALTOR®, Lifstyl Real Estate KY 859-333-9933 // liz hodge.lifstylrealestate.com // [email protected]   Tell us about your work. After..

Leading Ladies: Kristina Ping

Meet: Kristina Ping, CEO, Powerful Legacy Insurance and Financial Services 859-893-5099 // 3260 Blazer Pkwy. Ste. 100 // yourpowerfullegacy.com   Tell..

Leading Ladies: Suzanne Powell

Meet: Suzanne Powell, Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor, Meridian Wealth Management, LLC 250 W Main St. Ste. 3150 //..

Leading Ladies: Amanda Stamper

Meet: Amanda Stamper, Owner/Instructor, Reform Pilates 859-230-6059 // 309 N. Ashland Ave. // [email protected]   Tell us about your career. I've held..

Leading Ladies: Karen C. Harbin

Meet: Karen C. Harbin, President/CEO, Commonwealth Credit Union 800-228-6420 // 417 High St. | Frankfort // ccuky.org   Tell us..

Leading Ladies: Jessica Jones Croley

Meet: Jessica Jones Croley, Medical Director, CHI Saint Joseph Health – Cancer Care 859-629-7110 // 3470 Blazer Pkwy. Ste...

Leading Ladies: Tiffany Brewer

Meet: Tiffany Brewer, Owner, Commonwealth Audiology 502-642-4322 // 204 Bevins Ln. B | Georgetown // commonwealthaud.com   Tell us about..

Leading Ladies: Melia Hord

Meet: Melia Hord, REALTOR®, Melia Realty Group 859-490-1101 // 2424 Harrodsburg Rd. Ste. 101 // meliarealty.com   Tell us about..

Leading Ladies: Cassie Slone & Lindy Hester

Meet: Cassie Slone & Lindy Hester, The Foster Care Council 239-248-7699 // 2121 Richmond Rd. Ste. 105 // thefostercarecouncil.com   Cassie,..

Leading Ladies: Christie Evans

Meet: Christie Evans, Co-Owner, The Urban Squirrel 859-382-2265 // 203 Lisle Industrial Ave. // StoreYourNutsHere.com   Tell us about your..

Leading Ladies: Dawn Wheeler

Meet: Dawn Wheeler, REALTOR®, United Real Estate Lexington KY 859-433-9049 // [email protected] // sellinghomeswithdawn.com   Tell us about your career. I have..

Leading Ladies: Lauren West

Meet: Lauren West Co-Owner, Peplum & Owner, Drybar 824 Euclid Ave #103 // 859-269-0009 // PeplumLexington.com   How do you..

Leading Ladies: Dr. Sarah Borders

Meet: Dr. Sarah Borders, OB/GYN, Lexington Women's Health 859-264-8811 // 1720 Nicholasville Rd. Ste. 702 // lexingtonwomens.com   Tell us about..

Leading Ladies: Ranada Riley

Meet: Ranada Riley, Executive Chef and Co-Owner, Ranada's Bistro & Bar 400 Old Vine St. #106 // ranadas.com   Tell us about your..

Leading Ladies: Kate Powers

Meet: Kate Powers, Owner, Fluffy Flamingo 712 Henry Clay Blvd. // fluffyflamingoboutique.com   Tell us about your career path. I spent the first..

Leading Ladies: Lee Porter

Meet: Lee Porter, Vice President Business Banking Relationship Manager, PNC Bank [email protected] // pnc.com   Tell us about your career path. I started..

Leading Ladies: Tonya McCoy-Zganyayko

Meet: Tonya McCoy-Zganyayko, Owner/Esthetician, Studio Z Skincare 111 Woodland Ave. // studiozskincare.com   Tell us about your career. I had always struggled with acne,..