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Founded back in 1774, a glance around Harrodsburg is to glimpse America’s colonial past.

Not only does Harrodsburg hold the distinction of being Kentucky’s oldest European settlement, it’s also the first permanent settlement west of the Allegheny Mountains.

This rich heritage is apparent everywhere you look, from the historic downtown core, on the National Registrar of Historic Place, to the beautiful character of its oldest architecture.

The city is found deep in the infamous Bluegrass region of Kentucky. The gentle rolling hills are extenuated by the sprawling farmland and charming white, wood fences. The countryside is this corner of the state is absolutely stunning and the people are just as friendly.

Choosing a life in the charming

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Who was St. Patrick?

Saint Patrick was the patron saint of Ireland. He is credited with spreading Christianity throughout Ireland. Hence the Christian celebration of his life and name.

St. Patrick’s Day is officially observed on March 17th each year, though celebrations may not be limited to this date. The significance of March 17th is that it’s said to be the date of St. Patrick’s death in the late 5th century.

Why is the Shamrock associated with St. Patrick’s Day?

Legend says St. Patrick used its three leaves to explain the Holy Trinity in his teachings. However, there is no direct record that Saint Patrick actually used the shamrock as a teaching tool.

 

The Lexington St. Patrick’s Parade is Saturday, March 14th.

This is a

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Lexington, KY Open House

When selling your home, one of the best ways to market it is to host an open house.

Open houses attract all kinds of potential buyers to your home so they can see it in person. By seeing a home in real life, buyers have a better sense of the size and feel of the space, making it more likely that they’ll put in an offer.

With so many advantages of hosting an open house, there’s really no reason not to!

Get the most out of your Lexington open house by following these essential steps:

Tidy the Outdoors

The first way to prepare for your upcoming open house is to tidy up the outdoors.

The outside of your home is the first thing that potential homebuyers see when they pull up, so you’ll want to make a good first impression.

Trim back

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Crave Taco Week - March 2-8, 2020

 

I crave tacos. I could very well live on these delish delights.

Who doesn't love tacos? They are fun to eat, the fillings are limitless, and tacos are available almost everywhere. 

The Origin of the taco predates the arrival of the Spanish in Mexico. There is anthropological evidence that the indigenous people living in the lake region of the Valley of Mexico traditionally ate tacos filled with small fish.

Did you know - Over 4.5 billion tacos are sold each year in the United States? That's proof as to how much we crave tacos. 

Taco Tia was opened by Glen Bell in 1954, He also sold hot dogs and burgers. In 1962, Glen Bell made Taco Tia the first Mexican fast food franchise and changed the

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Mardi Gras! 

Where Do you like to Eat & Celebrate Mardi Gras? Lexington has so many wonderful bars and restaurants. Let's Explore...

 

Stop in Alfalfa on Fat Tuesday, February 25 and try their classic Red Beans and Rice at a special price of $5 from 10 am until 2 pm.

Bayou Bluegrass Catering will be holding their annual Mardi Gras celebrations at Copper Roux with a fresh Cajun style menu on Fat Tuesday, February 25 with multiple lunch and dinner seating times starting at 11 am until 7:30 pm.

Blue Door Smokehouse will feature a Smoked Etouffee with, you guessed it, smoked sausage and smoked chicken and served with rice for $8 bowl, $4 cup on Fat Tuesday, February 25.

Blue Stallion Brewing is bringing a little New Orleans to the heart

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Lexington vs. Louisville Kentucky

If you’re relocating to Kentucky, deciding on where to live can be quite the challenge.

Although there are so many fantastic cities in the state, it’s common that homebuyers are tossed between Louisville and Lexington.

The cities are only 78 miles away from one another, but they both have differentiating qualities that make them completely unique.

So what’s the difference between Lexington and Louisville?

Kentucky Community Vibe

Community vibe is possibly one of the biggest differentiating factors between Lexington and Louisville. Each city offers a completely different lifestyle from the other.

First of all, Louisville is an urban center. With more than 600,000 people, the city is bustling with people.

It has a large downtown

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Andover, Lexington Kentucky

It’s impossible to deny that Lexington is an amazing place to live.

It has rolling fields of bluegrass, winding tree-lined streets, and spectacular sunrises.

But Lexington is also defined by its unique real estate. The homes in this city are absolutely stunning with traditional and colonial architecture.

They have gorgeous, red brick exteriors and charming shuttered windows that enchant every person who lays their eyes on them.

Everything that makes Lexington so great can be found in the picturesque community of Andover.

Located at the southeastern edge of the city, Andover epitomizes Kentucky living with its lazy tree-lined streets and large traditional homes.

There’s no better place to live than Andover!

Extraordinary Andover

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4 New Year's Resolutions for Your Lexington Home

A new year is a time for new beginnings. That means creating resolutions.

And New Year’s resolutions are all about changing old habits into productive ones.

So this year, make your resolutions about your home! If you focus on these four New Year’s resolutions for your Lexington home, you’re sure to create a happy and healthy lifestyle for you and your entire family.

Declutter Your Space

Since Marie Kondo’s book on tidying up became a #1 New York Times bestseller, de-cluttering your home is now a trend.

But this trend is definitely one you want to keep.

When your home is filled with clutter, it affects your well-being. You become stressed and anxious simply because your surroundings are in jumbles.

So this year, clean up your home

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harrodsburg, ky kentucky bourbon trail

Historic Harrodsburg, KY may be one of the oldest cities in the state, but it is anything but dull.

shaker-village-of-pleasant-hillTucked away in the picturesque hills of the Kentucky Bluegrass Region, this area is filled with unique historic treasures and small town charm.

You can find everything from a replica Civil War era fort and Shaker villages to authentic Kentucky fare and Bourbon. Americans from all over fall in love with Harrodsburg after one visit. We list of favorite things to do in Harrodsburg.

Bourbon Tasting at the Beaumont Inn

Thousands flock to Kentucky every year to travel the Bourbon Trail.

You don't have to visit a distillery however, to sample the best Bourbon this area has to offer. The Beaumont Inn is the state's oldest family operated B&B. Its

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 179 Bradley Lane, Lexington, KY

This is a very unique new listing. It is 6.67 acres located within urban service area of Lexington. The farm is at the end of Bradley Lane, almost across the street from Masterson Park- a city park with lots of riding areas, multiple dressage rings, a hunter ring, cross country courses, dog park, soccer complex, and a great place to unwind. The farm has heavily treed boundaries and feels like you are in the country- yet you are only 4 miles from the corner of Main and Broadway!

Fayette County now has 40 acre minimum acreage sizes. There are some 10 acre farms in Fayette County that grandfathered in about 20 years ago. Under current Fayette County rules you are not allowed to build more than one house

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