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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

A car passes by the new Cornerstone building on the corner of S Limestone and Winslow St on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, at The Cornerstone in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff.

New facility opens doors at corner of tech and creativity

Haley Simpkins January 27, 2021

 As students return to campus for the spring semester, they return to find UK’s newest facility up and running. “Soft opened” just before the end of the fall semester, the Cornerstone building...

Rendering of the small-format Target store that will be opened at 500 S. Upper St. in the summer of 2019, on the ground floor of Hub at Campus Lexington. Rendering provided by Target press relations. 

Small-format Target store opens its doors near campus

Emily Laytham July 17, 2019

After a year of construction, Kentucky’s first small-format Target has opened its doors - and it’s right here on UK’s campus.The mini Target - which is about half the size of the retailer’s regular...

Students play corn hole at the student tailgate at the Johnson Center Field before the game against Mississippi State on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Student-brought alcohol now banned in UK tailgate zone; Pivot Brewing to sell beer

Rick Childress October 19, 2018

UK students can no longer bring alcohol into the student Gameday Zone, a campus-wide email stated Thursday. Instead, UK has brought in a third-party vendor to serve beer and cider to students older than...

Red Mile hopes hosting the Fayette County Fair will bring crowds to watch harness racing.

Red Mile hosts Fayette County Fair on day of Kentucky Sire Stakes Finals

Allie King September 17, 2018

The Fayette County Fair, held at Red Mile, was a day to celebrate Kentucky Sire Stakes Day with food, shopping and music.The Fayette County Fair was a fun event for all of Lexington. Tons of vendors set...

Blue Stallion Brewing Co. releases new Thunder Munder beer

Hannah Woosley November 20, 2017

Catching lightning in a bottle might be a hard task, but the folks at the Blue Stallion Brewing Company are hoping to do just that with the release of their new beer, Thunder Munder.  On Friday, Nov....

Locals’ Craft new weekend hangout

Rebecca Feigin January 30, 2017

Locals’ Craft Food & Drink is the perfect restaurant to go to if you’re looking for a new place to watch the Wildcats on TV with your friends. There are TVs everywhere, including behind the bar...

Ethereal celebrates with new tastes

Christie Netherton November 30, 2016

The only thing that beats birthday parties with cake and ice cream are birthday parties with craft beer—lots and lots of craft beer.Ethereal Brewing had its two-year anniversary this past holiday weekend...

​A scoop of ice cream is served at Crank & Boom, located at the old Pepper Distillery Campus off of Manchester street, on July 15, 2015. Staff file photo.

Boomin’ ice cream cocktails

By Christie Netherton September 14, 2016

Craft beer and homemade ice cream is a surprising combination that will be sure to leave your taste buds tingling and wanting more. Crank and Boom does far more than keep it simple when it comes to their...

The West Sixth Greenroom rests on West Main Street on August 30, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. They have between 15-20 West Sixth varieties on tap. Photo by Carter Gossett | Staff

Greenroom supplies local taste for refreshing taps in new taproom

Christie Netherton August 31, 2016

If you are looking for a great place to drink refreshing local beer that doesn’t involve awful music and hordes of college students buying shots of fireball, look no further than the new West Sixth Brewing...

A wide variety of taps are in use at Bru Burger Bar for customers to view and select from while enjoying their time and experience at this local eatery. 

Bru serves up summer

Christie Netherton August 28, 2016

What’s more American than burgers and craft beer? It’s pretty far up there on the list just below guns and bald eagles. So if you are looking for a new place to try some great food and craft beer...

Located on 800 N Limestone, Broomwagon has been open since August 2015.

Coffee, corned beef, beer and bikes

Jamilyn Hall May 29, 2016

A place for bikes, coffee, food and beer has become a second home for James Gonyer, co-owner of Broomwagon. Located on North Limestone, the business has been open since last August and is interesting to...

Photo provided by Chris Vandergrift. 

4th Annual Craft Beer Week to start Friday

Jamilyn Hall May 10, 2016

What’s the buzz in town? The fourth Annual Craft Beer Week is starting this Friday, May 13. This week is known for the appreciation of local breweries and brews, with more than 50 different events that...

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