After West Main Street’s Pollo Bandido closed its doors in September, the owners of Riverboat Grill didn’t hesitate to seize the opportunity to put a new restaurant into the space.
"If you're cut off from the Internet, you're cut off from the world in today's society," said Frankfort resident Roy Collins.
Healthy lifestyle coach Shellie Wingate has partnered with the National Diabetes Prevention Program to offer a Type 2 diabetes prevention program to Kentuckians. Participants of PreventT2 must be 18 years or older, overweight and previously diagnosed with prediabetes or at risk of developing…
Editor's note: This story was updated at 3:29 p.m. on June 13 to clarify that the spring floor will be installed once the business can gain community support through sponsorships and that while Nicole Carlton does not have college cheering experience there are a few instructors at GEM CATS t…
Named for a favorite dog that died at age 8, Kennedy’s Biscuits features Jeremy Phipps’ unique brand of food and treats. Located in the breezeway at the back of the Frankfort Plaza on Louisville Road, Phipps has been in business for three years.
Lynn Lewis and her mother, Judy Helphinstine, have been working together for more than 30 years. Daughter started working for mother as a co-op student in the early 1980s — and now mother works for daughter in their latest venture, Home Again Consignments in the Frankfort Plaza shopping cent…
“We rent everything from champagne fountains to backhoes — and most things in between,” said David Wilcox II, owner of General Rental Center, 1029 Louisville Road. He opened his business in 1977 and operated from a building on Wilkinson Blvd., moving to the present location in 1983.
John Presley slides into a booth at his Office Pub and Deli after tidying up a few things in the kitchen before the lunch rush begins. While members of his staff place rolled silverware on the bar, he talks of the iconic Comanche Trail establishment in a little strip mall on the edge of the …
From the time Julie Willis was a little girl, she’s been interested in anything associated with wood — and she got it honestly from her grandfather and father.
One of the youngest contenders in bourbon country has unveiled its new destination experience for visitors to casually tour its remote and enchanting grounds.
Looking for a cake mix that only needs for you to add beer? How about a stylish purse featuring a compartment complete with holster for your pistol? Or maybe a full-size cowhide to use as a rug in front of the fireplace or as a tablecloth?
While Frankfort didn’t have a team in the Super Bowl played earlier this month in the Atlanta Falcons’ Mercedes Benz Stadium, a local company was deeply involved in manufacturing the panels that covered the $1.9 billion facility.
USA Today is looking for the best place in Kentucky to get burgoo, and we have one of those in the running right here in Frankfort featuring Russ Kennedy’s own concoction.
When officials with Traditional Bank decided Frankfort would be a good location for expansion, they knew it can be challenging to get a foothold in a new community just by hanging out your sign when there are already several established financial institutions. The Mount Sterling-based bank s…
The name says it all: All Pets Veterinary Clinic, the dream of veterinarian Dr. Carrie Darnaby, opened Jan. 3 with the mission to treat all pets, including what the owner calls “pocket pets.”
A dramatic increase in business and a desire to stay busy have resulted in changes at Rebecca Ruth Candy. More business necessitated the need for additional storage, and a love of cooking demanded the creation of a small cafe.
When Chris Quire took the oath of office a couple of days ago and became Franklin County sheriff, the event was the culmination of a lifelong dream — and a bittersweet moment too.
Downtown Frankfort’s evolving beer scene is slated to have a new addition next year — an Irish pub housed in the building of a former historic jeweler.
Wednesday began a statewide expansion that will bring ridesharing company Uber to suburban and rural areas across Kentucky, including Frankfort.
At nonprofit Frankfort Habilitation/Independent Opportunities, the more than 40 clients who work there are not seen for their disabilities — they are seen as family members.
Could Frankfort be facing the “opportunity” of a lifetime in the form of a federal investment program aimed to stimulate economically stagnant areas?
Frankfort banking leaders have penned an open letter to community leaders and citizens alike urging them to “stay the course” on Capital Plaza redevelopment.
With several amenities that it says are not offered at other hotels, Frankfort’s newest hotel, Home2 Suites by Hilton, prides itself on catering to extended-stay guests.
As Frankfort residents look increasingly toward the future and downtown redevelopment, one local developer is banking on nostalgia for the suburbs of a bygone era.
Four friends who share a love of the Kentucky River are looking to make a splash downtown by revamping the Frankfort Boat Club’s riverside cafe.
Nothing in life is so certain as death and taxes, says the old adage, and locals listing property on home-sharing sites such as Airbnb had their certainty in the latter reaffirmed last month.