Lexington’s best outdoor dining: New spots, old favorites, hidden gems and more

From new spots on the block to old favorites, hidden gems and concentrated hotspots like the Pepper Campus and Jefferson Street, there’s a local patio spot sure to strike everyone’s fancy.

Not even a fire could bring the dream of these bar owners to ashes

What’s it like watching years of hard work literally go up in flames? Just ask Justin Thompson, who had to watch just that when Belle’s Cocktail House, the rustic downtown Lexington bar with a rooftop view he co-owns, went up in flames on the morning of Aug, 24, 2018.