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Travel

There’s always something new in Louisville

Having always been a fan of the old Speed Museum, I was understandably excited at the prospect of seeing the new, improved Speed Museum. The $60 million renovation, which doubled the museum’s square footage and tripled its gallery space, necessitated its closure for three years.

Family

Tips to prevent kids from getting car sick

Packing up the kids for a road trip can be difficult. Making sure they are stocked with things to do to keep them occupied can be a tough battle on its own. If car sickness, a common type of motion sickness, is thrown into the equation, road trips can be even more of a struggle.

Living

Sous vide is a hit with those who like science, slow cooking

Once mainly the tool of chefs and caterers, sous vide cooking has come out of the restaurant and into the home kitchen. Many are embracing sous vide (pronounced sue-veed), which uses a low-temperature water bath to cook food sealed in an air-free bag, maintaining flavor and nutrition.

Living

Snapped: Lexington Pride Festival

The annual Lexington Pride Festival took place at the Courthouse Plaza in downtown Lexington on Saturday, June 25, 2016. The event promotes awareness for the LGBTQ community. Participants were invited to come out for a celebration of equality, love and self-expression.

Health & Medicine

Fresh from the farm

Using pasture-raised chickens from Danville, peaches from Hazel Green and squash from Falkville, cooks concocted dishes spotlighting local ingredients. Served on rustic wooden tables at the al fresco farmers market in downtown Decatur, the dinner represents an ever-growing trend of farm-to-table eating embraced by epicureans across the nation.

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LexGo Eat at Big Shake's Hot Chicken

Big Shake's Hot Chicken opens Saturday on Lexington, the first restaurant from chef Shawn Davis of Nashville. We sampled the chicken, the shrimp burger, the sides and milkshakes.
jpatton1@herald-leader.com
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Police officer, firefighter get a lesson in soccer 0:49

Police officer, firefighter get a lesson in soccer

Make way for ducklings 0:34

Make way for ducklings

Paris firm is big cog in Hunt Brothers, the king of rural pizza 1:25

Paris firm is big cog in Hunt Brothers, the king of rural pizza