Aayat Ali

Aayat Ali

City Editor

Aayat is an editor based in Lexington, Kentucky. She has spent the last several years working alongside entrepreneurs, small businesses, and startups to share their stories with readers around the world. When she’s not writing, you can find her sifting through vinyl at one of Lexington’s local record stores.

We hope Mark Pope is ready to rejoin the Big Blue Nation.
The city will host a workshop for artists interested in adding to our public arts scene.
Bluegrass Corporate Cares Connection’s new website has one overarching goal: to make it easier for nonprofits to highlight volunteer opportunities.
With mumblings that John Calipari is resigning from his post as UK’s men’s basketball head coach, we’re taking a look back at his tenure with the Wildcats.
Sometimes, it helps to get some perspective.
From flood damage to environmental health concerns, here are a few city resources to keep in your Rolodex.
The Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation has received a grant to rehabilitate Latrobe’s Pope Villa.
Lexington’s emergency management website features every resource needed to stay prepared for severe and unpredictable weather.
Monday, April 8 will be the last solar eclipse we’ll see for 20 years, so here’s how you can take in the historical event in Lexington.
Wild horses couldn’t drag me away.
Pull out those planners for some egg-citing events around town.
The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower program helps people identify their conditions that may not be noticeable.
We’re highlighting the best kid-friendly activities that Lexington, KY has to offer — complete with art classes, animal encounters, and outdoor fun.
Get answers to these frequently asked questions about affordable housing options and qualifications in Lexington.
The city provides an update about ongoing sewage repairs that aim to keep our waterways clean.
“Surface Reflections” offers a moment of serenity, and serves as a reminder to respect our waterways.
From brands to artists, Lexington’s business scene is truly inspired.
It’s our favorite infinite number’s day, so let’s commemorate by eating infinite food.
Crave Taco Week runs Monday, March 11 to Sunday, March 17, where you can try out dozens of tacos from 25+ different restaurants.
Lexington’s newest library takes place of the former Village Branch at 2185 Versailles Rd.
The city’s ONE Lexington initiative is inviting local nonprofits to apply for grants that would support their cause.
We want to know: Where is the best pizza in Lexington? Vote for your favorite to help determine a champion.
Choose how LEXtoday City Editor Aayat should spend her bonus day in Lexington.
This year’s convention that covers all things pop culture returns to Central Bank Center Thursday, March 7 through Sunday, March 10
Prepare for spring weather in Lexington, KY with these seasonal temperature and precipitation outlooks.
While many might be in their mob wife era, we’re proclaiming a preference for the late 1800s aesthetic.
See what upgrades are coming to make a better Wildcat experience.
The art initiative aims to showcase the impact abolitionists
The Melroy aims to open at 144 N. Broadway this summer.