■ Andrea Corbett, a Lexington clothing designer, has launched her new children's clothing line, a La Modish. The line is designed to provide children with classically stylish clothing that is fun and original. a La Modish also offers a New with Tags program, that provides mothers-in-need the gift of giving to their children. To learn more about a La Modish, visit aLaModish.com.
■ After 42 years of practice in Lexington, Dr. Lou Leslie is transferring his dental practice to Dr. Teresa Boyd and Dr. David Thornton, husband and wife general dentists, whose fathers are dentists. Dr. Leslie attended dental school with Dr. Thornton's father. In addition to private practice, Dr. Leslie chaired the Bluegrass Dental Society's Peer Review Committee, ran the Lexington Head Start dental program, and worked as a dentist for the Fayette County Health Department.
■ National retailers, Petsmart, The Children's Place, Sprint, and Subway, and a local ice cream and candy shop, Sweets & Treats, are expected to open in Richmond Centre this fall. Richmond Centre is a 120-acre development located one mile from Eastern Kentucky University. The development consists of 800,000 square feet of retail space and 60,000 square feet of office space. It is currently home to anchors Belk, JCPenney, Cinemark Theatre and Meijer.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo