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Let's Get Local: Award-Winning Pizza Dreams

7/16/18  Hannah Sither

Thirteen years ago, restaurant owner Kathy Lyons envisioned a family-friendly pizzeria on behalf of a small, but fast-growing, city of Georgetown. After identifying a need within the community for a local dining spot featuring artisan pizza, FatKats Pizzeria was born.

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Let’s Get Local: A Georgetown Dining Tradition

5/24/18  Hannah Sither & Natalie Partin

Tucked within our Victorian downtown is an old-fashioned restaurant that has been serving the people of Georgetown since 1910. Fava’s Restaurant is a local diner that stays true to its beginnings, remaining the same in style, flavor, location and family.

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Sallie’s in Town!

5/1/18  Spirit of Sallie Ward

Hello, Sweeties! I am once again in my beloved Kentucky, visiting my Aunt Matilda and Uncle Junius at Ward Hall, and painting Georgetown as red as I possibly can.

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#GtownEats Week

4/11/18  Back Road Bluegrass

When the creators of #GtownEats invited me to write a blog featuring their inaugural food fest, I was thrilled! Downtown Georgetown has an inviting ambiance and such a great vibe. The intricate, historical embellishments adorning the buildings that line the main street are well-kept and preserve the classic ole' town aura.

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Let’s Get Local: A Cup of Giving

3/14/18  Hannah Sither & Natalie Partin

Start your day off right with a visit to Upbeat Café- Georgetown’s only fully operating café. Filled with beautiful art pieces, made-from-scratch dishes, and delicious coffee, this café is sure to be one you will forever remember.

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Georgetown’s African American Heritage

2/22/18  Kathy Witt

There are lots of ways to mark Black History Month in Georgetown/Scott County, including attractions, exhibits, activities – even neighborhoods that have a story to tell.

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Of Cougar Bait and Shotgun Weddings

2/9/18  Kathy Witt

The old road trip song, “99 bottles of beer on the wall,” springs to mind when entering Country Boy Brewing, an enormous watering hole on the outskirts of Georgetown that hums with conviviality.

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Let's Get Local: The Sweetest & Sassiest of Bakeries

1/24/18  Hannah Sither

If you are walking down Main Street and find yourself craving a delicious treat, then Sweet and Sassy Ashley’s may just be the place for you.

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Celebrating St. Pat’s Day Where The Lucky Live

3/16/17  Natalie Partin

Have your green attire ready with no place to go? Look no further – Georgetown can be your one stop party for St. Paddy’s Day!

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Love Your Downtown Georgetown – Part 2: Chicks With Chai Takeover

2/27/17  Chicks With Chai

Not sure whose idea it was to do the Love Your Downtown — Passport 2017 event in downtown Georgetown, but whomever it was is a genius!!!

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Georgetown celebrities – Legendary ‘Old Friends’

6/19/18  Kathy Witt

Some famous celebrities have been spotted galloping around in Georgetown, and the paparazzi have tracked them down to a patch of bluegrass filled with paddocks. These stars of the racetrack are now living large on the land at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm, an aftercare facility for retired thoroughbreds.

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Travel Then and Now in Georgetown, Kentucky

5/10/18  Natalie Partin

Even if we weren’t there at the time, many are likely familiar with the groundbreaking announcement by Dr. Shichiro Toyoda in December 1985 declaring Scott County, Kentucky as Toyota’s first wholly-owned vehicle manufacturing plant in the U.S.

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Let’s Get Local: The Galvin’s Movement

4/25/18  Natalie Partin

A Friday night in Georgetown prior to 2008 often times consisted of a cold beverage at a chain restaurant or watering hole in our neighboring city of Lexington. One of the first to begin the Georgetown movement for local beverages in a community environment was the popular Galvin’s on Main.

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Georgetown’s Guide to Keeneland Season

4/4/18  Natalie Partin

When the flowers begin to bloom or the leaves start to fall, central Kentucky converts to one uniform season – Keeneland season. In a tradition all its own, Keenland spring and fall meets bring out the finest in all things horse. Georgetown just happens to be in the epicenter of it all… how lucky are we?

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Celebrate National Quilting Month in Georgetown

3/7/18  Kathy Witt

Georgetown points the needle at all things quilts and quilting during March’s National Quilting Month, with a special exhibit, classes, trail and more.

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Let’s Get Local: A Culinary Home Away from Home

2/13/18  Hannah Sither

Arriving at 751 Slone Drive Suite #4, one can be welcomed by soothing Italian music and a group of cheerful Banderas’, owners of the tasty and local dining establishment, Formaggio Italiano.

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8 Reasons to Visit Georgetown this New Year

1/30/18  Natalie Partin

Does your New Year’s resolution include a visit to legendary horse farms, tasting a sweet bourbon concoction (or two), or basically anything involving a relaxing but entertaining getaway? If so, Georgetown, Kentucky is calling your name!

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The County of Quilting: Chicks With Chai Takeover

3/17/17  Chicks With Chai

Family is family. Doesn’t matter how you’re connected. You’re family. This is true for everyone involved at Birdsong Quilting, Embroidery and Crafts in downtown

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The People & Purpose Behind The Pub: The Slainte Public House

2/15/17  Natalie Partin

It’s a cold evening in Georgetown and Matt Nunn has just finished his workday at Toyota Tsusho. He heads to meet his wife Ashley at their favorite spot

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Love Your Downtown Georgetown: Chicks With Chai Takeover

2/7/17  Chicks With Chai

It’s February. The month of love. We all have our own definitions and thoughts when it comes to love. We think about our significant others,

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Tourism’s 2017 Resolutions

1/13/17  Natalie Partin

A new year requires a new YOU, right? No need for a full workout routine or strict meal plan this new year when you can join us in Georgetown/Scott County

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