ROCK is proud to be featured in this Lexington travel guide by Hip Green Scene. Take a peek and find out all the wonderful things our hometown has to offer!
The rolling green hills and rambling black fences of Lexington, Kentucky horse country are legendary. While we heartily recommend whiling away an afternoon at Keeneland placing bets on your favorite filly, there’s more to Lex than equines. The NoLi Night Market, for instance, draws urbanites from nearby neighborhoods and downtown with its food truck parade, handmade goods by local makers, and live music under the stars (plus a few strings of twinkly lights). You might be lured by all the action downtown, and we don’t blame you, but be sure to scope out the surrounding areas like the Historic Western Suburb, Woodland Triangle, and North Lime. There’s plenty we love in the Coolavin Park area too, not the least of which are pick-up games of bike polo across from County Club and West Sixth Brewery. Of particular note, the once gritty Distillery District is coming into its own. You won’t want to miss the beloved dessertery Crank & Boom’s first brick and mortar in one of the district’s restored warehouses. Some cities just need a little coaxing to reveal their sweet spots–stick with us–and if someone asks you if you bleed blue, just say yes. […]