In the Garden

A Lexington couple tap a celebrated designer to create their dream garden—and his

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There may have been controversy on the track at the 2019 Kentucky Derby, but there was no disputing spectators’ style at Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Oaks and Derby Day races. From floral fascinators to head-to-tow looks, fashion was the undisputed winner. Photographer Nerissa Sparkman captured some of the weekend’s best looks

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Arts & Culture

A quilt exhibit in Kentucky honors groundbreaking women

Kentucky Derby hats
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Photographer Nerissa Sparkman captured these spectacular styles at the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks over the weekend, proving again that sometimes the best action is off the track


On the menu at chef Sara Bradley’s Paducah restaurant: hundreds of bourbons from her private stash


From the pine forests of the Red Hills to the foothills of the Andes, plan your next hunt at these destination properties


Southerners need not travel far to get up close with some of the world’s best sporting art

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Made in the South Awards

From a library-perfect leather chair to a hunting vest as handsome as it is hardworking to a light, bright pecan oil, this year’s winners and runners-up prove the region is home to world-class talent

Made in the South Awards 2017

Crafts runner-up Tess Lindsey crafts handmade journals with the philosophy that every great thought needs a blank page to give it life

Made in the South Awards 2017

Drink runner-up Joe Heron channels his love of music into a top-notch brandy

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Twenty-three of the South’s most picturesque covered bridges

Arts & Culture

Join big names in bourbon in sampling “dusties” at Taste of the Decades


Autumn adventures for foodies, thrill seekers, outdoors lovers, and more


Ale-8-One, the soft drink born in Winchester, Kentucky, is now available across the South


A sweet and spicy drink loaded with Bluegrass State flavor

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G&G Party Pics

An unforgettable night of Kentucky bourbon, food, and music

tomato and white bread salad

Anatomy of a Classic

Tomatoes two ways—fresh and pickled—star in chef Edward Lee’s ode to a Southern summer staple


Benedictine, the classic Kentucky recipe, gets a dill pickle update


Six reasons (beyond the obvious: tastings!) to plan a high-spirited trip through the Bluegrass State

beer cheese

Food & Drink

Just two ingredients, plus a few flavorings, are all you need for classic Kentucky beer cheese dip