From The Salon to the Track | Celebrating Women’s Legacy in Kentucky’s Beauty Industry

  Written By: Di Tran The Prominence of Nail Salons in Kentucky The prominence of nail salons in Kentucky, predominantly owned by the Vietnamese and other Asian communities, is a reflection of a larger national trend. This trend began in the 1970s when actress Tippi Hedren introduced the art of manicures to a group of Vietnamese women in a refugee camp in California. This act of kindness sparked a passion for nail care among Vietnamese immigrants, leading to the establishment of nail salons across the United States. In Kentucky, these salons are not merely businesses [...]

How She Derby’s

PENNY CHENERY Paving the Way for Women in Horse Racing and Beyond It was May 5, 1973, a perfect Saturday—partly cloudy, 67 degrees.  A woman gazes onto a fast track. Her focus narrowed on a gorgeous chestnut trotting to the gate. Emotions are high as she watches the thirteen-horse field being loaded into the gate one by one. The 99th running of the Kentucky Derby was about to begin, and Penny Chenery was hungry for her second Kentucky Derby win with Secretariat. The gates open, the horses charge, and history is being made once again [...]

Begin Again Soulstice Retreat

Once upon a time, not so long ago, in the land of cork trees, storks, olives and oranges, otherwise known to us all as Portugal, Gret Batchelar, a yogic fairy godmother issued an enchanting invitation to yogis from far and wide to join with her to Begin Again.She was taking her Soulstice Yoga Studio on Tour and magic-ing up a yoga retreat, run by she and her Conscious Working fairies. Seduced by this intriguing proposition to a January re-set, quite a random yaggle of yogis( as I am unaware of the collective noun for a [...]

Louisville Culinary takes on Paris

Written by: Jenny J Photography by: Anos Achouriotis  Paris, the city of love, lights, and gastronomic wonders, has long been a beacon of charm and elegance, luring travelers from across the globe. However, the upcoming venture "Oui Get Lost In Paris" offers a unique, personalized experience that transcends the ordinary tourist trail. Today, we sit down with Dana and Alison, the masterminds behind this captivating journey, to delve into the genesis, essence, and aspirations of this extraordinary culinary and cultural escapade. .    . . . Origins and Inspirations For Dana, Paris has always been [...]

By |2023-12-15T07:58:52-05:00December 14, 2023|Destination Dining, Digital Exclusives, Food, Life & Style, Passions, Travel|

Tawana Takes on the Outdoors

    TAWANA TAKES ON THE OUTDOORS Photography Credit: Chip Bromfield/Rising Cross Ranch, LLC. In the heart of Colorado, nestled amidst the rugged beauty of the Rocky Mountains, lies a family’s cherished property. This picturesque landscape served as the backdrop for an extraordinary event that brought together a diverse group of individuals dedicated to preserving the Western tradition, the environment, and the love of horses. Tawana Bain, the gracious host of this gathering, embarked on a journey that not only rekindled her connection with the outdoors but also created a deep sense of [...]

When the Travel Stops — How to Start Again

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By |2020-07-09T20:20:15-04:00July 10, 2020|Travel|
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