BlueFire Bar & Grill is now open in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency in downtown Lexington. The $1 million restaurant project features a full bar as well as daily breakfast, lunch and dinner service. The menu features traditional Southern foods served in a contemporary way. Examples of the regionally inspired dishes include: Kentucky-raised bison steak, bourbon-glazed salmon, Kentucky burgoo over penne pasta, and mint julep crème brûlée. For more information, visit Lexington.hyatt.com and click on BlueFire Bar & Grill.
Central Baptist HealthwoRx Fitness & Wellness Center is introducing its Senior Stars program. Senior Stars educational programs will include a class on a topic of interest, a movement component, lunch, giveaways and other materials. Senior Stars memberships at HealthwoRx are open to anyone 55 or older. Gold and Silver Star memberships, which include educational programs, light aerobics, chair yoga classes and unlimited blood pressure checks, are available for a monthly fee. For more information, call (859) 260-4354.
Ron Green and Pam Chesnut have formed a law firm, Green & Chesnut PLLC, engaged in civil litigation defense. James Inman is associated with the firm, 201 East Main Street, Suite 1250. Phone: (859) 475-1471. Web site: Greenandchesnut.com.
Railroad Drug and Old Time Soda Fountain has opened at 115 East Main Street in Midway. Pharmacist Ken Glass and his wife, Amanda, who manages the store, have opened the full-service pharmacy that offers free local prescription delivery, sundries, and old-time soda fountain treats. Phone: (859) 846-4146. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Web site: Railroaddrug.com.
TAC Air, a division of Truman Arnold Cos., has dedicated its new 12,000-square-foot executive terminal at Blue Grass Airport. The terms of the lease agreement between TAC Air and Blue Grass Airport provide that all of TAC Air's $11 million investment in terminal and hangar improvements be turned over to the airport at the end of its 20-year lease, according to Greg Arnold, president and CEO of Truman Arnold Cos. A $50,000 contribution in cash and services was given to The Aviation Museum of Kentucky. Additionally, planning is under way for a fund-raising event benefiting the museum to be held at the new TAC Air terminal. TAC Air also has opened 45,000 square feet of new hangar space at Blue Grass Airport in time for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.
Construction is under way on a new Tractor Supply Co. store in Cynthiana. It will be the company's 37th Kentucky location. The store will be in the former Big Lots space at 994 U.S. 27 South and will employ 12 to 17 full- and part-time employees. The store is expected to open in October.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo