Kentucky (Tall) Tales: The Real Mr. Peterman

Hey Seinfeld fans: Meet the REAL J. Peterman. He’s a real guy and he’s really from Kentucky.

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Kentucky (Tall) Tales: The Versailles Road Castle

Everyone passing through Versailles, Kentucky into Lexington has seen this castle sitting up on the hill in Woodford County. Man, does it have a story to tell.

A Walk in the Park: Gratz Park History

2 blocks North of Main Street in downtown Lexington sits a beautiful bit of green-space between Transylvania University and West Second Street. Originally dedicated as Centennial Park in 1876, Gratz Park was renamed for Benjamin Gratz, a prominent hemp grower who made his home amongst the Federal and Greek revival homes surrounding the park. And […]

A Road Trip Through Cheapside Park and Some Lexington, Kentucky History

In Lexington’s Cheapside Park, it isn’t uncommon to see people enjoying lunch at one of the cafes or restaurants that line the street, or lounging around on outdoor patios. In the evenings locals walk their dogs on the lawn of the old courthouse, and on summer nights, bands play on the┬áPavilion┬ástage; on Saturdays, the street […]