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How are Lexington restaurants being impacted by COVID-19


On Monday, March 16, Governor Beshear announced the statewide closure of all bars and restaurants to in-person traffic effective after 5 pm, but exceptions will be made for drive-thru, delivery and takeout. “I know everyone is stressed right now. But perhaps none more so than us small business owners,” says Dan Wu of Atomic Ramen. “The brutal reality is that...

Summer season for the Lexington Theatre Company postponed

Lexinton Theatre Company

The Lexington Theatre Company has decided to postpone their 2020 Summer Season due to COVID-19. This series includes Chicago (July 9-12) and Disney’s The Little Mermaid (July 30-August 2), at The Lexington Opera House. However, Disney's The Little Mermaid plans to be back for the summer of 20201 and they hope to be able to present Chicago then as well. With...

Coronavirus Response fund coming to Lexington


On March 19, 2020, Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton announced the launch of a Coronavirus Response Fund to help provide support to populations across Central and Appalachia Kentucky who may adversely be affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. "Neighbor to neighbor, friend to friend, business to community, that's how Lexington will get through this," said Mayor Linda Gorton. The Response Fund was formed...

21c Museum Hotel in Lexington to lay off more than 100 employees

Starting on Thursday, May 28, more than 100 employees of 21c Museum Hotel in downtown Lexington will be laid off. The positions include managers, front desk clerks, cooks, housekeepers, servers, parking attendants and engineers. The prominent downtown Lexington hotel featuring 88 rooms, Lockbox restaurant and bar, and an art exhibit space opened in the former First National Bank building in...