TOPS Cares: Fancy Footwork

TOPS CARES: FANCY FOOTWORK

In just a few years, Let’s Dance Louisville, our city’s own version of Dancing with the Stars,..
Meet the Media: Amy Nic

MEET THE MEDIA: AMY NIC

After taking a twelve-year hiatus to raise three boys, Amy Nic, co-host of Amy & Corey on..
Super Mom: Shanna Ward

SUPER MOM: SHANNA WARD

 My first meeting with Shanna Ward was a classic working mom moment. We were having a whirlwind..
Tops Cares: Mission Possible

TOPS CARES: MISSION POSSIBLE

Their unofficial slogan is “Great futures start here.” And they mean it. Inside the brick building at..
Meet the Media: Juliana Valencia

MEET THE MEDIA: JULIANA VALENCIA

When she wakes up her Louisville audience of Good Morning Kentuckiana with a sunny smile and upbeat..
Tops Cares: KDF Makes Fun Serious Business

TOPS CARES: KDF MAKES FUN SERIOUS BUSINESS

Under the umbrella of the Kentucky Derby Festival – the organization that annually masterminds such iconic events..
Gallop Gala Celebrates Milestones

GALLOP GALA CELEBRATES MILESTONES

After a winter which felt more like spring at times, the real spring has finally galloped into..
Super Mom: Cathy Derringer

SUPER MOM: CATHY DERRINGER

Being a mother to a child with Autism comes with its own set of challenges, misunderstandings, rewards,..
Right on Track: Longtime Turf Writer  Hits Her Stride

RIGHT ON TRACK: LONGTIME TURF WRITER HITS HER STRIDE

Over the past three decades there may not be a better-known or loved personality on the backstretch..
Meet the Media: Vicki Dortch

MEET THE MEDIA: VICKI DORTCH

Twenty-nine years ago, Vicki Dortch came up from WPSD-TV in Paducah, Kentucky for what was planned to..
Easy Rider

EASY RIDER

For many of us watching the Kentucky Derby on TV, one of the highlights of the race..
Meet the Media: Kelly K.

MEET THE MEDIA: KELLY K.

For many people in Louisville, Kelly K has become a part of the morning routine, as regular..
Tops Cares: Big Brothers Big Sisters

TOPS CARES: BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS

Jeri Swinton has been involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana for nearly three decades as..
Meet Your Banker

MEET YOUR BANKER

People choose their banks for a variety of reasons. Maybe you opened an account for the rate..
Meet the Media: Renee Murphy

MEET THE MEDIA: RENEE MURPHY

Renee Murphy is busy around 18 hours a day. During the week, she’s up at 6:45, and..
One Smart Cookie

ONE SMART COOKIE

There’s the face of a woman staring out from the package of Kizito Cookies. She’s an African woman..
Hometown Hero on Top of the World

HOMETOWN HERO ON TOP OF THE WORLD

Louisville’s Own Justin Thomas Shatters Two PGA Records Just three days after becoming the youngest player ever to..
Tops Cares: Home of the Innocents

TOPS CARES: HOME OF THE INNOCENTS

Erika Rhodes has been the Medical Social Services Manager at Home of the Innocents’ Kosair Charities Pediatric..
Super Mom: Christine Marshall

SUPER MOM: CHRISTINE MARSHALL

Christine Marshall is the definition of a Super Mom. Christine and her husband, Justin, got married this past..
Meet the Media: Shannon Cogan

MEET THE MEDIA: SHANNON COGAN

Anchor, philanthropist, and four-time Emmy winner Shannon Cogan has a lot going on. When she’s not delivering..
There She Is

THERE SHE IS

Who knows more about the pressure on a woman in our culture to maintain a certain look..
Mission: Lifeline

MISSION: LIFELINE

A heart attack occurs when the blood flow that brings oxygen to the heart muscle is severely..
Tops Cares: The Joy Project

TOPS CARES: THE JOY PROJECT

Dr. Hester Hester, founder and president of The Joy Project, recognized the need for an organization and..
Inspiring Hope

INSPIRING HOPE

Statistics tell us that 1 in 3 people will develop cancer in their lifetimes. This October, TOPS..
Remarkable Remodels: Small Batch Kitchens and Interiors

REMARKABLE REMODELS: SMALL BATCH KITCHENS AND INTERIORS

Anna Marie was delighted to work with a young and energetic family to give them a bright..
Remarkable Remodels: Decorating Den Interiors

REMARKABLE REMODELS: DECORATING DEN INTERIORS

This homeowner wanted a kitchen that is both modern and functional. They achieved the contemporary design by..
Remarkable Remodels: Kentucky Marble and Granite

REMARKABLE REMODELS: KENTUCKY MARBLE AND GRANITE

The kitchen features granite countertops in Splendor White with 3cm Ogee edges. The new island has a..
Remarkable Remodels: Corman Kitchen & Closet Design center

REMARKABLE REMODELS: CORMAN KITCHEN & CLOSET DESIGN CENTER

The original kitchen had a closed floor plan with a wall separating the kitchen from the dining..
Remarkable Remodels: Petra Designs

REMARKABLE REMODELS: PETRA DESIGNS

The old kitchen was outdated with oak cabinets and paneled appliances.  The small, dark floor plan was..
Remarkable Remodels: Nature's Expressions

REMARKABLE REMODELS: NATURE'S EXPRESSIONS

A small space with big expectations is a challenge Nature’s Expressions doesn’t shy away from. They began..
Remarkable Remodels: Creative Kitchen and Bath

REMARKABLE REMODELS: CREATIVE KITCHEN AND BATH

This 40 year old kitchen was in need of new cabinets and appliances, but more importantly, an..
Remarkable Remodels: Burnworth Design

REMARKABLE REMODELS: BURNWORTH DESIGN

This house is familiar to many Lexingtonians.  Known as the Sin Thé home on Lakeshore Drive, the..
Remarkable Remodels: The Luxe for the Home

REMARKABLE REMODELS: THE LUXE FOR THE HOME

MaryAnne has been a real estate agent and broker for over 33 years. Throughout her career, she..
Remarkable Remodels: Kitchen Concepts

REMARKABLE REMODELS: KITCHEN CONCEPTS

This original estate home was remodeled by Kitchen Concepts and Atchison Heller.  Designed to work for the..
White Greer & Maggard Spotlight: 7-11 Camp

WHITE GREER & MAGGARD SPOTLIGHT: 7-11 CAMP

Each summer many children prepare to leave home, some for the first time, and attend an event..
Alice Eve Jewelry

ALICE EVE JEWELRY

As a mother/daughter duo, Morgan and Mary Alice of Alice Eve create jewelry that women of all..
Holifield Photography

HOLIFIELD PHOTOGRAPHY

Started in 1974, Holifield Photography is the largest photography studio in Central Kentucky with four camera rooms..
A Princess & Her Knight

A PRINCESS & HER KNIGHT

A few weeks after returning from a yearlong deployment in Kuwait, Staff Sergeant William Mudd, a 15-year..
Tops Cares: Kentucky Cancer Link

TOPS CARES: KENTUCKY CANCER LINK

Melissa Karrer had a personal pull to Kentucky CancerLink. In 2013, while she was in treatment for..
Equine Non-Profit Spotlight: TCA

EQUINE NON-PROFIT SPOTLIGHT: TCA

An incredible local organization is helping provide a better life for thoroughbreds. In 1990, a small group of..
Blue Grass Community Foundation

BLUE GRASS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Irene and C.W. Sulier, a Lexington couple, had a vision: they wanted to support community needs over..
MDA: From Shamrocks to Summer Camp

MDA: FROM SHAMROCKS TO SUMMER CAMP

The Muscular Dystrophy Association gives Kids the Summer of a Lifetime. Thanks to medical advancements, kids and teens..
Tops Cares: Sunrise Children's Services

TOPS CARES: SUNRISE CHILDREN'S SERVICES

Helping Children in Crisis Shine It is a startling distinction that Kentucky is one of the states with..
Anna Marie Lewis Cutlip: Small Batch Kitchens

ANNA MARIE LEWIS CUTLIP: SMALL BATCH KITCHENS

Small Batch Kitchens and Interiors is a boutique design firm that specializes in kitchen design and custom..
Leslie Pearson: Benchmark Mortgage

LESLIE PEARSON: BENCHMARK MORTGAGE

Leslie Pearson has enjoyed working with local families to provide home financing for over fifteen years. Her..
Tops Cares: African American Forum

TOPS CARES: AFRICAN AMERICAN FORUM

“United We Stand, Divided We Fall” is the motto of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. It’s also a..
Inspiring Entrepreneurs

INSPIRING ENTREPRENEURS

Photographs by Conrhod Zonio, unless otherwise noted ..
Females in Finance

FEMALES IN FINANCE

Profiles by Sarah Boerkircher | Photographs by Kristen Tatem ..
Tops Cares: Central Music Academy

TOPS CARES: CENTRAL MUSIC ACADEMY

Since it began in 2004, this unique nonprofit group has provided free musical performance education opportunities to..
Arthur Murray Dance Studio

ARTHUR MURRAY DANCE STUDIO

This year, it’s time to try something different to stay in shape! Ballroom Dancing is fast becoming..
Susan E. Neil,  M.C., FAAFP

SUSAN E. NEIL, M.C., FAAFP

Dr. Susan Neil is a board certified physician who specializes in non-surgical cosmetic treatments and integrative medicine...
Strong Shop Fitness

STRONG SHOP FITNESS

Strong Shop Fitness is not just a gym, it’s an experience. Clients of any age or fitness..
A Lexington Tale of Traditional Belly Dance

A LEXINGTON TALE OF TRADITIONAL BELLY DANCE

A Lexington Tale of Traditional Belly Dance - Introducing culture to the community through dance and music The studio..