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Let’s Get Local: An Approachable Dining Experience

9/20/18  Hannah Sither & Natalie Partin

Sitting on the corner of South Water Street and West College Street is a farm-to-table restaurant promising locals and visitors a fine dining experience without breaking the bank. Local Feed has been proudly serving the Georgetown community southern meals and craft cocktails since owner and chef Justin Thompson converted the original ice house building into a restaurant in 2012.

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Got farm fun? Georgetown does!

9/12/18  Kathy Witt

Apple cider, pumpkin picking and fall festivals.

Why is a fall outing to the farm such a beloved tradition for so many?

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#GtownEats: Local Restaurant Serves Up Special Dishes for Kentucky’s Year of Food

8/30/18  Kathy Witt & Nicky Reynolds

Good food and aged bourbon are two things Kentucky does best. In fact, the state has such an excellent reputation for its unique food heritage that Kentucky Tourism and each of the state’s nine tourism regions have crafted a signature meal to complement “The Year of Kentucky Food.”

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Six Free Things to See & Do in Georgetown

8/14/18  Kathy Witt

Free? As in no charge?

Yep, you read that right. Here are six fun Georgetown attractions you can’t put a price tag on because they’re all on the house. Yours for the taking – and enjoying.

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Fun Fingertip Facts

7/24/18  Kathy Witt

Yes, Georgetown/Scott County is a dapper destination, but did you know it has something of a checkered past? Read on to learn about its ties to outlaw Jesse James, a nefarious general the county chose as its namesake, and Sallie Ward, who made a career out of scandalizing polite society. Here are some fun facts about the famous, the infamous and the fabulous in Georgetown.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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#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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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