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My First Time at the Barbecue Festival

BBQ Festival sign on lamp post

Uptown Lexington was all decked out for the Barbecue Festival

When I was first assigned the morning beat of the Lexington Barbecue Festival, I was a little worried. It was October—sure enough, a truly cold day—and besides, no one was going to be out of bed at 8:30 on a Saturday for something as silly as barbecue, right?

Wrong.
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A Taste of Italy Uptown

Naples Italian Grille

Located in the heart of uptown Lexington, Naples Italian Grille offers the only Italian food in the area. Luckily for Italian lovers, it’s pretty good stuff.
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Jimmy’s Bar: Lexington’s Hidden Gem

Bar Entrance

The secret door to a world of magic.

The city of Lexington is full of many things for families to do during the day–there’s The Candy Factory, a place that has hard-to-find treats; there’s the Bob Timberlake Gallery, which exhibits many of the local artist’s works; or there’s Lanier’s, which is Lexington’s only downtown hardware store.  But, if you’re over twenty-one, and don’t  want to go to bed before 10:oo p.m., there’s very little to do.

Enter Shoto, a very unassuming Japanese hibachi restaurant, which sits just off of Main Street. 
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