WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.

Lane Report

This week on the Business Side Lane Report executive editor Mark Green shares with Alan Lytle some of the takeaways from a recent in depth interview with Fazoli's president and CEO Carl Howard.

West Sixth, Ethereal Farming Out New Ventures This Week On The Business Side

Oct 17, 2016
West Sixth Farm

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Business Lexington Managing Editor David Nichols about some farm-related initiatives announced by two of Lexington's more prominent craft brewers.

Horse-drawn carriages can often be associated with romance and a longing for a bygone era.  After all, what could be a more relaxing way to take in the sights than behind a couple of horses trotting up street and down alley?  But as Samantha Lederman reports horse drawn carriages, more specifically carriage driving is a mainstay in equestrian competition.

Kentucky Heritage Council

This week marks the the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act and the Kentucky Heritage Council is holding a day-long celebration this Friday.  WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with the Heritage Council's Diane Comer about the event and what the NHPA has meant to the Commonwealth.

For the first time ever, Lexington will host a festival catering to vegetarians and vegans this Saturday – with the hope of planting a few seeds of doubt in the minds of meat-eaters.

So Long, Sal's, Welcome Back Jonathan Lundy - This Week On The Business Side

Sep 26, 2016
Bluegrass Hospitality Group

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Business Lexington managing editor David Nichols about the closing of Sal's Chophouse and Meats Bar B Q in the Lansdowne Shoppes, plus a new venture for prominent chef Jonathan Lundy, and more news on Lexington's Distillery District.

Keeneland.com

The Keeneland September Yearling Sale is winding down and as usual there have been several hopefuls from larger horse farms fetching princely sums.  But there are also small scale buyers and sellers looking for bargains and big paydays.  WUKY's Samantha Lederman has their story.

Big Takeaways From AutoVision Conference This Week On The Business Side

Sep 19, 2016
Lane Report

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Lane Report executive editor Mark Green about last week's AutoVision auto manufacturing conference in Lexington and what the takeaways might mean for Kentucky's economy.

Festival In Bardstown, New Releases Highlight National Bourbon Heritage Month

Sep 12, 2016
Kentucky Bourbon Festival

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Bourbon Review editor in chief Justin Thompson about the Kentucky Bourbon Festival in Bardstown.  Justin also tells us about several new releases for bourbon nerds to obsess over.

Samantha Lederman

WUKY's Samantha Lederman continues to follow the saga surrounding 43 abandoned horses from a farm in Mercer County, particularly those rescued and rehabilitating at the Blackburn Correctional Complex in Lexington.  On Friday August 26 the last load of horses left the farm in question where the hope is that they'll all eventually find new homes.  However, the when and how of that happening may still take time to sort out.

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