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New and coming-soon businesses to Lexington

As Lexington continues to grow, we’re keeping an eye on upcoming developments and recently opened businesses.

Downtown Lexington's skyline overlooking the old courthouse.

We’ve got our eye on Lexington developments. | Photo by @femibranded

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🗓️ Coming soon

Every time we look around, it seems like something new is popping up in Lexington. Whether you’re looking for your next go-to brunch destination or a new public park to stretch your legs, we’re rounding up a few things coming soon to the Horse Capital of the World this quarter.


Bespoken Spirits, 109 W. Loudon Ave. | April 2024 | A distillery that uses a sustainable approach to produce its whiskey

The Melroy, 144 N. Broadway | July 2024 | A social club focused on bringing professionals together

Publix, Fountains at Palomar + Citation Boulevard | Late 2024 | Lakeland-based grocery chain famous for its “pub subs”

Urgent Vet, Summit at Fritz Farm | April 2024 | For those unexpected, after-hour emergency trips for your pet


Baptist Health Hamburg, Polo Club Boulevard | 2024 | Outpatient services for a number of health concerns including emergency care, cancer, cardiology + more

Lexington Sporting Club Complex, 5354 Athens Boonesboro Rd. | Late summer 2024 | A $82 million soccer-specific stadium + youth soccer field complex

A smoothie bowl topped with blueberries, walnuts, strawberries, ,bananas, featuring a peanut butter and chocolate hazelnut drizzle.

Playabowls ain’t playin’ around with their plant-based options. | Photo courtesy of @playabowlslexington


Everything Spuds, 1070 Chinoe Rd. | Spring 2024 | Serving up elevated baked potatoes with customizable toppings + menu specialties, like shrimp Alfredo and prime pepper steak

Jack in the Box, TBD | 2024 | West Coast fast-food that’s your one-stop shop for late-night burgers, popcorn chicken, and egg rolls

Lexington Tea & Brie, 219 N. Limestone | Spring 2024 | A tea room serving up pastries and breakfast

Pizza Pio, 471 Jefferson St. | TBD | A pizza joint from the minds behind West Sixth Brewing

Playa Bowls, 3900 Foundtainblue Ln. | Spring 2024 | New Jersey-based acai shop offering customizable, plant-based smoothies, bowls, and juices


FCPS Career Technical Education Building, 100 Midland Ave. | Fall 2025 | The former Herald-Leader building is being transformed into a state-of-the-art technical education building

Polo Club Middle School, 2185 Polo Club Blvd. | Fall 2025 | A new 171,893-sqft, $82.7 million middle school will serve the Hamburg area


This rendering shows what the new Town Branch Park will look like when completed. | Rendering courtesy of Town Branch Park


Town Branch Park, High Street | 2024 | A 9+ acre world-class community gathering space with a dog park and amphitheater

Cardinal Run North Park, Parkers Mill Road | 2025 | A 137-acre park with three miles of nature trails, a playground, various sports fields + a dog park

Trifecta: Glass-Art-Lounge Auxiliary Gallery, 401 W. Main St. | April 2024 | An art gallery that will double as an event space and feature the work of glass artists

The exterior of a building that will be transformed into the boutique shop and tasting room.

Brady Barlow, owner of Cibon, says that he hopes to bring unique tastes that aren’t readily available in Lexington. | Photo by LEXtoday


Amazon 4-Star Store, The Summit at Fritz Farm | TBD | A space for Amazon shoppers to find popular items in person

Cibon, 211 Rosemont Garden | 2024 | A new boutique spirits store + wine bar that meets at the intersection of international flare and neighborhood vibes

Rowan, Summit at Fritz Farm | Spring 2024 | A piercing boutique led by licensed nurses


Indigo Apartments, 3151 Mapleleaf Dr. | Spring 2024 | Three five-story buildings containing ~229 units

The Landing at Lakewood Harbour, 519 Laketower Dr. | 2024 | A five-story, 100-unit building along Reservoir No. 2, with lakeside views + upscale amenities

The Vine, 106 W. Vine St. | 2024 | An office building turned affordable luxury condos-hotel concept featuring 36 units, a rooftop pool, and bar

✅ Now open

If there’s one thing we love even more than looking ahead to the future, it’s enjoying the present at one of Lexington’s newest spots. Check out this list of recently opened establishments.

A bar featuring multple chairs, a sign that reads "Welcome to Burl Brew!", and stained glass fixtures.

With a large TV wall + surround sound, it shouldn’t be hard to snag a good view at Burl Brew. | Photo courtesy of @burlbrew


Burl Brew, 371 Thompson Rd. | A 6,500-sqft craft brewery serving up beer and signature cocktails

The Pottery Place, 3555 Nicholasville Rd., Ste. 928 | A hands-on ceramic studio offering walk-ins, parties, mobile events, and workshops

MADabolic Lexington, 1026 Manchester St. | A strength-driven interval training gym

Goldfish Swim School, 2520 Nicholasville Rd., Ste. 30 | A year-round swim school for children ages four month to 12 years old

California Closets, Summit at Fritz Farm | Consultations to build your own dream closet and storage system

Lens Crafters, Summit at Fritz Farm | Everything from eye exams to prescription sunglasses + contact lenses.

Sleep Outfitters, 3545 Nicholasville Rd. | A one-stop-shop for everything you need for a good night’s rest

A bowl of ramen featuring broth, a hard-boiled egg, fried meat, and roasted corn + veggies.

Nebutori often experiments with its menu offerings. | Photo courtesy of @nebutori_food_truck


Cosmic Fry, 1983 N. Broadway | Serving up non-alcoholic sips and bar food

Golden Flame Hot Wings, 141 Rojay Dr. | A wing lovers’ oasis offering a wide variety of sauces and dry rubs

Koi Express, 3029 Richmond Rd. | Hibachi and sushi restaurant featuring classic, fresh-off-the-grill eats

Lucy’s, 369 Thompson Rd. | The newest member of the Burl Campus serving up bites like street tacos, wings, and a fried green tomato sandwich

Nebutori Food Truck, 819 National Ave., Ste. 120 | Located inside The Void Sake Co., this spot offers Asian fusion like ramen and burgers topped with crawfish rangoon

The Obstinate Sons, 829 Chevy Chase Pl. | Elevated Southern comfort dining featuring eats like cheese grits, deviled eggs, and steak + frites

Wild Lab Bakery, 819 National Ave. | Small-batch bakery offering cookies, bagels, and coffee

The outside of the new library with a sign that reads "Lexington Public Library - Marksbury Family Library Branch"

The Marksbury Family Branch is estimated to be three times larger than the former Village branch. | Photo by LEXtoday


Lexington Public Library, Marksbury Family Branch, 2197 Versailles Rd. | Our newest library branch spanning 30,000 sqft

Studio Mel Designs, 309 N. Ashland Ave., Ste. 130 | A printmaking shop that hosts classes + workshops

Splash!, 540 E. Third St. | A water play zone that also incorporates history lessons in the East End neighborhood


Carhartt, Summit at Fritz Farm | Offers cold weather and outdoor technical gear

Nike by Lexington, The Summit at Fritz Farm | This lab-like space is inspired by our city + helps shoppers find new and unique products

Paper Source, Summit at Fritz Farm | Think all things paper goods including stationary, planners, wrapping paper + gifts

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