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.

You have your Railbird festival tickets — now, read up and prepare for two days of music, food, and fun.
We’re gonna need a bigger straw.
Fayette County Public Schools states that 73% of the general budget will go back into schools and classrooms.
Memorial Day is Monday, May 27 and we’re rounding up events to commemorate and celebrate.
Celebrate the different cultures that make Lexington unique.
We really wanna go outside.
Whatever floats your boat, we’ve got a roundup for the best canoeing and kayaking spots in the area.
The new resource center in the East End is opening in the historical Palmer Pharmacy.
It’s your party and you can get free things if you want to.
Do it for the ‘gram.
Opulance is an understatement when describing this 10- bedroom, 18-bathroom home on Paris Pike.
We asked, you answered. Here are some of our readers’ favorite small businesses.
LEX Get HAAPI is spending the entire month of May celebrating, honoring, and educating Lexington about local AAPI communities.
Kentucky’s first public river park opens this fall.
Tell us which LEX small businesses you love, from restaurants to retail to home services and beyond.
How to celebrate the run for the roses in Lexington.
This one’s a page turner.
The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council has launched a new platform that helps the public make their voices heard.
Get prepared to snag those Record Store Day vinyl releases you’ve been eyeing.
Mayor Gorton has unveiled the proposal of Lexington’s 2024-2025 fiscal year budget.
Lexington Parks & Recreation is helping bring Raven Run’s nature sounds to your home.
Districts 1, 4, and 7 will all have a primary election for the Urban County Council as each district has more than two candidates who have filed to run for the offices.
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.