The first job Ben Lee ever had, at age 16, was selling flowers and arrangements out of a log cabin at his parents' home in Owensboro.
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.
Some people prefer the relaxed demeanor of cats.
"If you're cut off from the Internet, you're cut off from the world in today's society," said Frankfort resident Roy Collins.
You can finally slay dragons or travel to the future to fight in a war in Frankfort.
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…
While pet owners take a vacation, their dogs can have their own at the Frankfort Tin Woof! Inn.
There are no mannequins displaying the latest fashions but rather racks of those fashions lining the walls.
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.
After 21 years as a supervisor at the Georgetown Toyota plant, Kevin Ritchie was looking for something different to do.
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 …
Curtis Napier can get right to the point with customers when it comes to assessing the value of a piece of lawn equipment.
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?
A lifelong love of animals helped guide Barbara Murray toward her post-retirement calling — Barbara’s Pet Care Services LLC.
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.
Most mom-and-pop businesses are the result of a dream by either “Mom” or “Pop” — perhaps both.
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.”
Perhaps the greatest of all compliments is to be nominated for an award by the people you serve.
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.
To celebrate the beginning of its 70th year, the Goins family’s getting back together.
Wednesday began a statewide expansion that will bring ridesharing company Uber to suburban and rural areas across Kentucky, including Frankfort.
Electric car drivers could soon visit Frankfort without the worry of running out of juice.
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.
Even in the midst of summer, being Santa Claus is a full-time job for Ralph Gould.
A new tech firm is aiming to help carry Frankfort forward in today’s digital-centered world.
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.
A Frankfort native is returning to the area to live out her dreams for her career and family.
A national news outlet has been interviewing Frankfort business owners to highlight rare handprinted works of art.
Kentucky State University’s free educational boat tours are back.
A chic new restaurant a short 15-minute drive from downtown Frankfort could offer a glimpse into the city’s future.
Bar owners AJ Johnson and Stuart Reagan are hoping to bring new “spirit” to a long vacant lot in downtown Frankfort.
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.
A globally connected business has planted some new roots in Frankfort.
One man stands to receive a big payday as a result of Farmers Bank’s pending acquisition by West Virginia’s WesBanco.
A longtime Frankfort eye doctor will retire in a few weeks.
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.
The last bastion of business in the Capital Plaza’s Fountain Place Shops closed its doors for the last time Wednesday.
A recently awarded $200,000 federal grant promises to freshen up the Franklin County Farmers Market in a big way this season.
Prohibition didn’t stop Buffalo Trace from distilling bourbon and making a lot of it.
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.