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Hamburg Neighborhood News – December 2018

NEWS

HJ’s November Hamburg Huddle

neighborhood: three women dressed up posing for the picture HJ’s Hamburg Huddle is a networking group of professionals and business owners focused on making southeast Lexington the best it can be!  Dr. Alisha Patel co-hosted November’s Hamburg Huddle at Hamburg Family Dental on Old Rosebud. For information about an opportunity to host a 2019 Hamburg Huddle, email ads@hamburgjournal.com

To see more photos from November’s Hamburg Huddle, visit our Facebook page here.

 

Construction on Polo Club Blvd

Lexington officials have stated that construction on the long-delayed section of Polo Club Boulevard from Deer Haven Lane to Todds Road will begin in summer 2019. On November 1, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled in favor of the city of Lexington regarding the lawsuit filed in 2015 over the land needed to complete this project. The section is less than a quarter mile long. Once completed, Polo Club Boulevard will connect Winchester Road to Man O’ War, and Man O’ War to Todds Road.

 

New Assisted Living Facility in Hamburg

According to public records, a new assisted living facility is being built off Polo Club Boulevard across from Costco and Cabela’s. The Polo Club at Hamburg Place will be a two story, 126,021 square foot building with 124 units, including independent living, assisted living, and state-of-the-art memory care.

 

Kentucky American Water Donates $10,000 to Fire and Rescue

Kentucky American Water has awarded grants totaling $10,000 to 20 Kentucky fire and rescue organizations in support for the departments’ year-round efforts to protect the communities they serve. Since the program began in 2011, Kentucky American Water has donated a total of $65,658 to the firefighting industry. These grants allowed firefighting organizations to purchase items such as fire hoses, communications equipment, a voltage detector, fire resistant gear, and other materials.

 

Apartment Complex in Hamburg Sells for $170,000 Per Unit

The newly constructed Waterstone Apartments at Man o War and Polo Club across fromariel view of WaterStone property at polo club Costco sold for about $45 million. This is the third highest price paid for an apartment complex in Lexington behind Forty57 which shattered the record at $52 million six years ago, and The Racquet Club which sold for $51 million earlier this years. However, this appears to be a record for sale price per unit.

The 2018 assessment represents a partially completed value and January 1, 2019 will be the first assessment at full value.

Info courtesy of Fayette PVA David O’Neill

 

EVENTS

Saturday Dec 1

Hamburg Pavillion is celebrating the Holidays in Hamburg every weekend in December until Christmas. Visit Santa’s workshop and take pictures with Santa or listen to stories while drinking hot cocoa with Mrs. Claus. On December 9, 16 and 23 there will be Horse and Carriage rides around the Pavilion.

 

Friday Dec 14

Audi of Lexington is collecting donations for “Bikes for the Holidays for Big Brothers Big Sisters.” Audi will match each bike donated by the community and they are accepting donations through December 14.

 

Saturday Dec 22

Maker’s Mark will be at the Hamburg Liquor Barn on December 22 dipping bottles in green and red wax for the holidays. There will also be samplings of Maker’s 46 Cranberry Mule and the opportunity to customize a set of either two wooden coasters or glasses.

 

Monday Dec 24

Liberty Road Faith Fellowship is holding a Christmas Eve service at 6 pm on Monday, December 24.

 

This article also appears on page 6 of the December 2018 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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