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If you are searching for homes for sale in Lexington Ky, consider living near Park Hills Center. This shopping plaza is five miles southeast of downtown near Man O’ War Boulevard.

Residents living near the center enjoy the convenience of a Rite Aid Pharmacy, a Dollar Tree, beauty salon, bakery, nail and tanning salon, a package shipping center, a computer repair store, pet grooming, karate studio, gas station, and more. They can also get a quick bite to eat at the pizza parlor, sub shop, or at Arby’s.

Park Hills Center is on Pimlico Parkway and Man O’ War Boulevard, one block west of Alumni Drive. Man O’ War is an 17 mile half-circle artery linking the airport in the west with I-75 and the Hamburg retail complex in the east, crossing major

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Have you heard about the Firebrook Subdivision in Lexington Ky? This neighborhood in southwestern Fayette County is about the size of half a square mile with a median household income of over $100,000 – far above the local average. Residents benefit from their own pool and a clubhouse with a great room and ballroom.

South Elkhorn Village shopping plaza is at the neighborhood entrance and has over 16,000 square feet of retail space with a Ramsey’s Diner, a sports pub, Mexican diner, pizzeria, and a coffee shop. There’s also a fitness center, quilting shop, nail salon, and hair salon.

Firebrook is less than seven miles from the center of downtown and is only three miles south of New Circle Road, our ring road that connects all of Lexington.

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Eat Your Way Across Downtown Lexington Ky

Have you heard of the Bleu Plate Walking Food Tours? This popular adventure attracts locals and tourists to downtown Lexington Ky on Saturday mornings. Participants learn some interesting tidbits about our history while sampling offerings from at least six local restaurants.

The guided tour features cuisine that highlights the best of the Bluegrass region and includes both well-liked and lesser known eateries. Guests meet on Main Street oneach a Saturday morning April through October and walk to various establishments. Also included is a visit to the Farmer’s Market at Cheapside Park, 241 West Main Street, which showcases locally sourced meats, produce, flowers, and more.

The morning Bleu Plate Walking

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Check out Sage Rabbit in the Chevy Chase Neighborhood

A new restaurant recently opened on South Ashland Avenue, in the heart of one of Lexington’s most popular shopping and dining districts. Sage Rabbit in the Chevy Chase neighborhood is owned by well-known chef John Foster and his wife Nancy Everts. They ran the popular Harvest restaurant about ten years ago, now closed. John is also currently the head of Sullivan University’s culinary program.

The menu at Sage Rabbit emphasizes local ingredients in accordance with the season and may change rapidly. The lunch menu features sandwiches, salads and handmade pastas. The dinner entrees include beef, pork, chicken, and salmon.

Chevy Chase is a popular neighborhood just outside of downtown. Residents

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Breeder's Cup will be held this weekend for the first time ever in Lexington history so it will be a who's who of local and national stars. That means fall fashion takes center stage once again and with this being horse country,  you gotta own the part so head over to the Boot Barn in Lexington Ky before the races and add some twang to your wardrobe.

They specialize in Western wear and have everything you could possibly need if going to a rodeo, horse show, or just hanging around the barn.

In the front section of the store you will see a wide range of hats, belts, jeans, shirts, and shorts for men, women and children. When you reach the back of the large store you may think you’ve arrived in cowboy boot heaven! There are simply rows and rows of

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If you are looking for a women’s boutique specializing in designer clothing, look no further than the Cotton Patch in Lexington Ky. As soon as you walk in the door, you will be greeted by a colorful selection of high quality fashion in the latest styles.

The Cotton Patch features top names including Jude Connally, Gretchen Scott, Tolani, and Elliott Lauren. The store carries jewelry and accessories, designer jeans, and much more. You’ll find the perfect outfit to wear to parties, weddings, or for a special date.

Individualized attention and advice are one of the hallmarks of the store. Customers can take advantage of personal shopping, special orders, and free gift wrap. In business for thirty years, the store is located on Tates Creek Road in the

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Of the half a dozen major hospitals in town, several are well known regionally – and even nationally – for their many firsts and achievements. In the latest news, Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington Ky is the first in the state to start using CT technology. Especially helpful in delicate surgeries such as head and neck, this innovation uses cameras to allow surgeons to see inside the human body in real time as they navigate their way inside it. St. Joseph plans to use it for those operations as well as for ear nose and throat, orthopedic, trauma, and general procedures. There are only nine other hospitals in the country using CT imagery – just one more reason to feel proud that we have it here!

St. Joseph Hospital is a 468 bed facility about two miles

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It’s a beautiful time of year to visit Boyd Orchards in Versailles. This family friendly venue is a popular attraction for weddings, school field trips, and fresh produce fans.

Apples are the specialty on this farm operated by the fifth generation of farmers with over fifteen varieties grown. But the Woodford County orchard produces far more than apples. Peaches, berries, pears, pumpkins, grapes, corn, squash, and asparagus, are just some of the many edibles grown on the property. Throughout the year, the public is invited to pick their produce directly from the source, if they so wish. Every crop is grown organically via methods considered safer than USDA standards.

Shoppers can also select fruits and vegetables from the indoor market. There,

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Whether you have traveled to a foreign country, or never left the states it can be fun to eat foods from exotic locales. Did you know that we have a great supermarket that stocks many favorites from Eastern Europe? Be sure to check out the European Gourmet Market in Lexington Ky.

This little store is well-stocked with items from Russia, Armenia, Germany, Poland, and more.  It’s a great place to become more adventurous with your eating choices: trying items such as unusual European cheeses, imported smoked ham and sausage, or Russian jam, cookies and candy. You may be inspired to get creative with your cooking by using exotic ingredients from their extensive selection of pickled vegetables. The market also carries baked goods, Russian coffee and tea,

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Two years ago a popular pizza chain announced they were coming to town. Next month the Pie Five at Fayette Mall in Lexington Ky will finally open.

Pie Five is a rapidly growing fast-casual restaurant chain based in Texas. Customers get an individual pizza made for them with their choice of crust, toppings, and sauce. Their order is ready in five minutes or less. Diners choose from thin, deep dish, or even gluten free crusts. The sauce selection includes spicy marinara, ranch, alfredo, and barbeque. All the classic toppings are on the menu along with less common ones such as marinated artichoke hearts, red and green peppers, caramelized onions, and roasted tomatoes.

Fayette Mall is the largest in the state of Kentucky and is anchored by Macy’s,

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