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Friday, May 3, 2013

After 52 years, iconic K-Lair Grill closing doors today to make room for new UK dorms

K-Lair on UK's campus is being torn down to make room for new dorms. (Photo by Kevin Sallee)


Staff report

It’s been 52 years since K-Lair Grill opened its doors on the University of Kentucky campus. Now the iconic eatery is closing its doors.

K-Lair – with it’s famous honey buns, burgers and chicken sandwiches – end the tradition today to make room for new dorms. The K-Lair’s demolition is part of a major housing transformation approved by the UK Board of Trustees during a retreat earlier this past October. (See KyForward story here.)

To show their appreciate, students, faculty and staff are leaving farewell messages on the walls.

You might also be interested in reading K-Lair Grill, a UK fixture, to be torn down to make room for new campus housing.



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