Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse is opening in the former Coba Cocina location on Richmond Road. The first floor features a traditional Brazilian Steakhouse Rodizio with 15  different cuts of meat. The second floor features Tapas and Cowgirls Bar, offering wine, beer, specialty mixed cocktails, and spike milkshakes.


MedQuest College celebrated their Winchester Road campus with a ribbon cutting.


Lexington’s first Wal-mart, in Mist Lake Plaza, on Richmond Road, will close in August.



Friday, Aug. 3

The 16th Annual Lexington Bluegrass Area Minority Business Expo is August 3 at the Convention Center. This is the premier business conference in Kentucky for minority and women-owned businesses.


Sunday, Aug. 5

Make-A-Cake Cupcake Bar opens on August 5 on National Avenue. Started by two sisters in Atlanta, the bakery specializes in cupcakes and waffles with unique flavors, fillings and icings.


Tuesday, Aug. 7

Lexmark hosts a Business Link after-hours networking event on August 7 from 4:30 – 6:30 pm. Connect with colleagues and other business professionals who can help build your client base.


Tuesday, Aug. 21

Alltech IdeaPub News & Brews is August 21 at Town Branch Distillery. This month Deirdre Lyons, wife of late Dr. Pearse Lyons, is the keynote speaker. Learn about Alltech’s ambition to celebrate and embrace the rich history and culture of the region through Dueling Barrels Brewery & Distillery in Pikeville, KY.


Monday, Aug. 27

The 2018 Commerce Lexington Business on the Green is August 27 at Griffin Gate Marriott. Lunch begins at 11:30 am and tee time is 12:30 pm.


Friday, Sept. 7

Honor small businesses in our area at Salute to Small Business Awards Luncheon presented by Forcht Bank on September 7 at the Hilton downtown. It will recognize our community’s top small businesses in variety of categories and help celebrate the naming of a new Commerce Lexington Inc. Small Business of the Year.


This article also appears on page 4 of the August 2018 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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