The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

A rendering of the future parking and retail space that is to occupy the space that was once Kennedys Bookstore. | Photo provided by UKNOW

Near-campus Winslow Street closed for two weeks

Sydney Momeyer October 15, 2019

Winslow Street will be closed until the end of October, a UKPR press release said.Winslow Street is located between the South Limestone parking garage and Crumzz.The street will be closed to traffic due...

A rendering of the future parking and retail space that is to occupy the space that was once Kennedys Bookstore. | Photo provided by UKNOW

Kennedy’s Bookstore to become parking garage and retail space

Sydney Momeyer February 22, 2019

Kennedy's Bookstore, once located on the corner of South Limestone and Winslow Street, will now become an opportunity for UK to expand parking and add space for retail.UK announced its plans for the space...

UK permanently closed the Jersey Street lot on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. The lot was an E lot located on north campus in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

North campus parking is shrinking and local businesses don’t like it

Rick Childress February 6, 2018

Near-campus restaurants say that the recent closure of the Jersey St. parking lot will slow down business in the area.UK announced last week that the 112-space parking lot, which sits north of campus behind...

Blaze Pizza closed the doors of its Limestone location near UKs campus in Lexington, Ky in early February. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

North campus Blaze Pizza closes in a flash

Rick Childress February 5, 2018

On Monday, the windows of Blaze Pizza were covered with brown paper and a sign announcing the business's closing was stuck to the door."Sad to see us go?" the sign read. The sign prompts fans of Blaze...

Kennedys Ad 1

Why Kennedy’s is closing and what the Kennedy family will miss most

Rick Childress December 12, 2017

Kennedy’s is closing its doors for good on Dec. 22, in large part because of the internet.General manager Carol Kennedy Behr said her father made the store successful because it had the most used textbooks—a...

Rebekkah Flanagan picks up her History 104 book after a long first day of classes at Kennedys Bookstore in Lexington, Kentucky on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. Photo by Alex Otte | Staff File Photo.

Kennedy’s will close Dec. 22 after more than 60 years of business

News Staff December 10, 2017

Kennedy's Wildcat Den will soon be permanently closing its doors.An email sent to customers Sunday night announced that Kennedy's will be closing on Dec. 22, 2017, after 67 years of business."After 67+...

Kennedys Wildcat Den frequented with students on Monday, September 21, 2015 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Cailyn McLaughlin | Staff

Suspect in Kennedy’s Wildcat Den robbery will face judge

News Staff June 14, 2016

This afternoon, a man who is charged with robbing Kennedy's Wildcat Den is set to appear in court. Derek Hughes, 50, was arrested on Monday after he stole four sets of headphones from the store, according...

Hannah Davis, arts administration and digital and mass media communications junior, with one of her handmade journals.

Student’s hand-crafted journals to be sold at Kennedy’s bookstore

Elizabeth Thompson February 19, 2016

[email protected] by a therapeutic and personal experience, a UK student is creating a unique way for students and artists to express themselves.Hannah Davis, an arts administration and digital...

Freshman Lauryn McNamara searches for books at Kennedys Bookstore in Lexington, Ky. on Jan. 13, 2016. Photo by Alex Otte | Staff.

UK bookstore’s price matching could impact Kennedy’s business

Marjorie Kirk January 14, 2016

To combat heavy competition with online retailers like Amazon and Chegg, the UK Bookstore will implement a new price matching initiative for textbooks.Students who show a lower cost of the exact edition,...

Freshman business major, Jesse Hart, and Sophomore marketing major, Sarah Miller, browse the new school supply section in Kennedys Bookstore in Lexington, Ky. on Tuesday, April 27, 2013.

Editorial: Privatized UK Bookstore could harm Kennedy’s

January 13, 2016

Kennedy’s bookstore is facing a new financial threat from the UK Bookstore. In its second semester as operator of the campus bookstore, Barnes and Noble is instituting a price matching policy which will...

Load More Stories