WUKY In Depth

In depth stories from the WUKY news team.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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