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Got a tree? Two needed for Lexington’s holiday season celebration; City seeks donated evergreens

Do you have a large evergreen tree that is nicely shaped that you want removed from your property? If so, consider donating it for the city to use for Lexington’s holiday season celebration. Bring holiday magic to Lexington by having your tree chosen as the beacon of cheer and merriment. City officials will evaluate all trees and select the two chosen for the city Christmas trees. If your tree is...

Ice Rink downtown at Triangle Park now open; enjoy winter wonderland, check hours of operation here

Downtown Lexington’s Triangle Park has become a winter wonderland as the Unified Trust Company Ice Rink is now open. Head to downtown for family friendly fun on the ice. Hot chocolate from Big L’s Gourmet Dogs is available. Hours of operation will be as follows 
While school is in session: Monday Thursday 4-10 p.m. Friday 4-11 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sunday 1:30-9 p.m. 
 When...

Lexington’s Triangle Park transformed into Unified Trust Company Ice Rink through mid-January

Staff report The lawn at Triangle Park has been transformed into a winter wonderland with the Unified Trust Company Ice Rink. Take to the ice in the glow of Lexington’s official Christmas Tree and enjoy a unique experience for guests and locals of all ages, including a warm mug of hot chocolate at DoubleH BBQ. In its first year, the Unified Trust Company Ice Rink welcomed over 22,000 skaters and...

Lexington officials on the hunt for three ‘grand old trees’ for holiday decorating

Triangle Park, downtown Lexington (City of Lexington photo)     Do you have a “grand old tree” that needs to be removed from your property?   If so, the city of Lexington needs three nicely shaped live trees to place in downtown parks to be decorated for the holidays. In return, the city and Kentucky Utilities will remove the tree free of charge to the owners. The trees should...