Hamburg area neighborhood news and events. Read more about what’s happening in the 40509, 40505, and 40517 corridors of Lexington, KY.


Neighborhood: a mother and daughter sitting in a hammock surrounded by treesHammock Hang Out in Jacobson Park
Water + Oak partnered with the Lexington Parks and Recreation during the last weekend of September to host a Hammock Hang Out. In an effort to break the record of most people in a hammock at one time, 300 hammocks were set up at Jacobson Park.


Happy Birthday Old Kentucky Chocolates
Old Kentucky Chocolates celebrated their one year anniversary at the new Hamburg location, in the former Cosi location.


Neighborhood Legends: mayor linda gorton and 6th district member angela evans smiling at the camera at the inaugrual ceremony
Photo by Austin Johnson/HJ

Neighborhood Summit
The Mayor’s Neighborhood Summit is Saturday, November 2 at the Lexington Senior Center. Mayor Linda Gorton invites residents for an open discussion about local government and its interactions with the public, over coffee and a light breakfast. The first Mayor’s Neighborhood Summit was held in June 2019 — following feedback, these summits will occur twice each year.


Ball Homes development received approval by the Urban County Planning Commission for the zone change on 2575 Polo Club Boulevard, which is just past the I-75 interchange.

Neighborhood: restaurant with Texas Roadhouse in red letters
Photo courtesy of Texas Roadhouse social media


Texas Roadhouse plans to close their Richmond Road location and relocate across the street in the parking area of the now shuttered WalMart. A new 8,800 square foot building will be built there.


Grand Opening
The grand opening for Hamburg’s Cost Plus World Market is Thursday, November 14. Cost Plus World Market is a retail chain featuring an eclectic array of imported housewares, furniture, decor, & specialty foods.



This article also appears on page 6 and 7 of the November 2019 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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