Plus, a new record for Kentucky men's basketball.
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Today’s Forecast

51° | Partly cloudy | 9% chance of rain
Sunrise 7:38 a.m. | Sunset 6:06 p.m.

Let’s get quizzical
A trivia team scorecard sheet with a pen and a glass of red colored mead.
Mead and trivia? Don’t mind if we do. | Photo by @myriadmeadery
We’ll take trivia nights for $2,000, Alex. Whether you’re playing for prizes or just bragging rights, there’s a local trivia night each weekday for you.


Myriad Meadery, 732 National Ave. | 7 p.m.
Kick start the week by challenging your general knowledge and sipping on local mead.


Bear & the Butcher, 815 Euclid Ave. | 7 p.m.
Sip a piled high Bloody Mary while you flex those mental muscles.


Old North Bar, 101 W. Loudon Ave. | 7 p.m.
Every Wednesday is a treat for your body and mind with back-to-back yoga + trivia.

Mirror Twin Brewing, 725 National Ave. | 7 p.m.
If you ask us, trivia pairs perfectly with pizza and local brews — plus, there’s plenty of seating for you, your team, and your four-legged friends.

Campus Pub, 393 Waller Ave. | 8 p.m.
There’s no shortage of fun to be had with an epic patio, pool tables, TVs, and trivia.

The Burl Arcade, 375 Thompson Rd. | 7 p.m.
Have yourself the ultimate gaming night with pinball, Mrs. Pac-Man, and team trivia.

Tables filled with people sitting and drinking beer as they listen to a man speaking into a microphone.

Blue Stallion also has trivia on Sundays at 4 p.m. | Photo courtesy of @nerdnitelex


Blue Stallion, 610 W. Third St. | 7 p.m.
Brews, bites, brain games — need we say more?

Ethereal Slicehouse, 401 S. Limestone | 7 p.m.
Fuel up with a slice as you and your team take on trivia.

Pivot Brewing, 1400 Delaware Ave. | 7 p.m.
Test your musical knowledge with weekly Sound Off! Music Trivia.


Winchell’s, 348 Southland Dr. | 8 p.m.
Celebrate the start of the weekend with trivia and some Southern fried goodness.


Shamrock Bar & Grille, 4750 Hartland Pkwy., Ste. 128 | 8 p.m.
Snack on bar food favorites to fuel up that brain power.


girlsgirlsgirls Burritos, 395 S. Limestone | 6:30 p.m.
Delicious margaritas, burritos, and a funky environment will help your team make it to the finish line.

Chevy Chase Inn, 833 Euclid Ave. | 7:30 p.m.
Round out your Sunday fun day with brain games at Lexington’s oldest bar.

Find even more options from Local Trivia Action.
Tuesday, Feb. 6
  • Bingo Night | Tuesday, Feb. 6 | 7-9 p.m. | Mirror Twin Brewing, 725 National Ave., Lexington | Free | Enjoy special pricing on pints and a chance to win brewery gift cards with this classic game.
Wednesday, Feb. 7
  • Let’s Read: A Party for Langston | Wednesday, Feb. 7 | 4-5 p.m. | Lexington Public Library - Village Branch, 1801 Alexandria Dr., Lexington | Free | Bring the kids to learn about poet Langston Hughes with a reading of “There Was a Party for Langston,” followed by magnetic poetry activities.
Thursday, Feb. 8
  • Jazz at the Library | Thursday, Feb. 8 | 7-8:15 p.m. | Central Library, 140 E. Main St., Lexington | Free | Swing into this monthly jazz series with live music from the Louisville-based Todd Hildreth Group.
Friday, Feb. 9
  • Galentine’s Cocktail Party | Friday, Feb. 9 | 4-7 p.m. | L.V. Harkness, 531 W. Short St., Lexington | Free | Enjoy cocktails and charcuterie while shopping from local makers like J. Martin Co., The Spark Collection, and Mad Made.
Saturday, Feb. 10
  • “Don’t Break It” Resolution Run | Saturday, Feb. 10 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | John’s Run/Walk Shop, 317 S. Ashland Ave., Lexington | Free | Part of the Winter Resolution Series, this group race invites runners + walkers of all levels to go any distance — plus, enjoy post-race snacks and prizes.
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Ready for a sugar rush? Head to Sweet Iron.
Look at this case full of goodies. | Photo via Instagram
Sweet Iron, Lexington’s new waffle-inspired “sweetery,” recently opened inside District 7 Social Hall. They’re serving up a sweet menu of European and regional classics, including:
  • Chocolate-dipped waffle treats (topped with fruits + homemade whipped cream)
  • Scratch-made waffle ice cream sandwiches
  • Chicken and waffles
  • Waffle breakfasts
  • and more
Stop by and experience it Friday, 4-10 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
News Notes
Coming Soon
  • High Proof Hideaway is set to open later this year at 249 W. Short St. in the former home of ELIXIR + Parlay Social. The new owner, Brandon Thurman, said that the bar will focus on bourbon, live music, and a speakeasy in the basement.
  • UK men’s basketball has set a new record for the most former players to participate in an NBA All Star Game — seven. Catch former Wildcats, including Devin Booker, Anthony Davis, and Julius Randle, when the game tips off Sunday, Feb. 18 on TNT at 8 p.m. (Lexington Herald-Leader)
  • Applications are open for artists who wish to be part of the city’s 250th anniversary. Submissions for the large-scale permanent 3D art piece should encourage social interaction and community engagement. The chosen work will be located in the Robert Stephens Courthouse Plaza facing Main Street.
  • Ever wanted to open your own restaurant? Now could be your chance. Greyline Station is looking for a new food tenant to take over the former Social Vegan spot. The space is 943 sqft and features an 8-ft commercial hood. Contact Greyline Station for more details.
  • The Lexington Public Library has announced a new series of programs called Kentucky Legends. The series will explore Kentucky culture, history, and lore through author visits, live music, crafts + more.
  • Calling all home brewers. Wise Bird Cider is inviting you to participate in the 2nd Annual Amateur Cider Competition hosted in conjunction with Brewers of Central Kentucky. The winner will get the opportunity to recreate their recipe on-site for the community to taste.
  • If you’ve been dreaming of a “one-card wallet,” it’s time to wake up and get your hands on this credit card. Not only does it offer 0% APR into 2025, but cardholders can also earn up to 5% cash back — with no annual fee to boot.*
☀️ Dear sun, we love you
A dog running happily through Wellington Dog Park.
Jump for joy, false spring is here. | Photo courtesy of Lexington Parks & Recreation
Sun, is that you? If you’re anything like us, you’ve been basking in the glow of that bright shining ball of light in the sky the past few days.

With temperatures in the mid to upper 50s the rest of this week, we figured we’d share five fun ways to celebrate false spring.
  • Take a walk or hike at a local park.
  • Get some fresh air with your fur baby.
  • While you might still need a jacket, get epic skyline views at the rooftop bar, Lost Palm.
  • Meet new friends with a local running group.
  • Get your steps in while checking out dozens of murals around town.
The Buy
This set of six colored wine glasses, which remind us of Estelle stemware, only more affordable. The multicolor stemware set is perfect for parties, Galentine’s Day, or girls’ night in.
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The Wrap
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Local artist Wylie Caudill is at it again. His latest canvas? This beautiful suit worn by Silas House at the Grammy’s on Sunday. We sure do have some cool Lexingtonians doing some really cool things.
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