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Lexington Streetsweeper
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Make Good Plans For A "New" City Hall
One of the hot topics of last summer and fall was the push that the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government was making toward a new City Hall.   After the collapse of consideration on the CentrePointe block, focus shifted to the Central Library building a...

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Make Good Plans For A "New" City Hall
One of the hot topics of last summer and fall was the push that the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government was making toward a new City Hall.   After the collapse of consideration on the CentrePointe block, focus shifted to the Central Library building a...

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Its Time We Plan For Downtown, Yes?
The Herald-Leader published an editorial back in the middle of February of 1982 commenting initially about the loss of the Meyer's clothing store.  Their conclusion was that "The differential between downtown closings and openings continues to grow."  Thing...

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Things I Am Looking For In 2017
I have put just one post so far this year and very little has changed in the way that life progresses in Lexington.   Downtown plods along with the announcements of coming dining or drinking establishments, the additions to existing ones and maybe a project...

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Can You Afford To Be A Future Driver?
I am sure that you have all seen
the recent headlines. This year of 2016 is taking off with a rush
with news about driverless autos. I have been fairly skeptical in
the past in my writing about them but there has been much progress
lately. One of the firs...

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If It Is Coming, We Need To Plan For It
Nearly every major car maker
in America and several large technology firms are racing to develop
vehicles that can operate with limited-to-no human interaction.
Driver-less cars are on the horizon. Some say within 20 years. If that is the case, then the
a...

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An Alternate Downtown Nightlife?
Saturday night, Mrs Sweeper and I took our 23rd anniversary dinner at Shakespeare & Co's downtown location. Good food, a few drinks and a comfortable atmosphere in a downtown that we love. I hope for at least 23 more years with her. As part of our dinner c...

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What Does The Future Hold For Phoenix Park?
As of the end of November, the
Lexington Fayette Urban County Government now owns all of Phoenix
Park. What? Did you just ask me to explain
myself? Phoenix Park is a park which has been there since 1985,
first as a temporary park of landscaping and walkway...
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