WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.

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.

Economic Impact Of The Kentucky Horse Park This Week On The Business Side

Aug 29, 2016
Samantha Lederman

We all might venture a guess, but just how does one put a dollar value on having the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington?  Alan Lytle discusses this question with Lane Report executive editor Mark Green.

Josh James / WUKY

August 27, 2006 is a date seared into the minds of many Lexingtonians. As part of WUKY's ongoing series marking the 10th anniversary of Comair Flight 5191's ill-fated take-off from Blue Grass Airport, Josh James takes us back to the morning of the crash and the immediate aftermath.

Business Side: National Avenue Expansion To Include Relocated Cosmic Charlie's

Aug 22, 2016
Smiley Pete Publishing

This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle talks with Business Lexington Managing Editor David Nichols about the continued growth of popularity for the National Avenue/Warehouse Block Corridor which will soon feature Cosmic Charlie's music club.

Celebrities, Bourbon And Brand Hoarding This Week On The Business Side

Aug 15, 2016
Associated Press

This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle talks with Justin Thompson, editor in chief of The Bourbon Review about film actor Matthew McConaughey's new multi-year contract with Wild Turkey as the brand's creative director and what that might mean for the bourbon industry.  They also talk about the disturbing trend of secondary marketeers scooping up limited edition bottles of bourbon, much like a ticket scalper, then selling the collectibles for inflated prices.  Is there anything distilleries can do about this?  Should they care?

SOAR Banking On Broadband To Transform Eastern Kentucky

Aug 8, 2016
UK Now

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle and Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green discuss efforts to bring high speed broadband to Appalachia; a key need identified by the people behind SOAR - Saving Our Appalachian Region.

Business Side: Lexington Housing Market Continuing To Rebound From 2008 Recession

Aug 1, 2016
Business Lexington

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle and Business Lexington editor David Nichols discuss the overall health and vitality of Lexington's real estate market.

Morris Book Shop, Coliseum Plaza, East Main & Vine This Week On The Business Side

Jul 11, 2016
Morris Book Shop

After a bit of a hiatus we've got a fresh Business Side with Alan Lytle and Business Lexington editor David Nichols talking about the potential sale and/or closure of Morris Book Shop in Chevy Chase, plus changes are coming to a busy corner of the UK campus, and the latest on the East Main and Vine development project.

Commerce Lexington

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Commerce Lexington Board Chair Alan Stein about the pro-business group's visit to Charleston, South Carolina which included a frank discussion surrounding the horrific church shootings there one year ago this month.

Her Mission Is To Get Businesses To 'Think Green'

Jun 20, 2016
photo provided

This week on the Business Side Alan Lytle talks with Heather Warman, interim director of the Kentucky Sustainable Business Council.  She was in Lexington last week as part of the first annual Kentucky Sustainable Business Summit at the Locust Trace Agri-Science Center off Leestown Road.

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