LIVING

Conscious Capitalism

STEAM - Ideas That Shape Our World

Conscious Capitalism

The concept of “conscious capitalism,” where a company implements specific socially beneficial goals into its business model, is picking up steam through the first 15 years or so of this century.

Botanical

Great British Baking Show

Botanical

The remaining seven strive to give their bakes maximum botanical taste. The signature demands sharp citrus flavors; the technical, a leafy challenge; and the final, three tiers of flavored sponges and stunning floral designs.

Pepper Campus and Kentucky Folk Art Center

The Local Traveler

Pepper Campus and Kentucky Folk Art Center

Amy visits some of the businesses that have found a home at the Pepper Campus - a newly reborn area of eateries and bars near the long-dormant James E. Pepper Distillery close to downtown Lexington. She also makes a stop at the Kentucky Folk Art Center at Morehead State University.

Novelist Kayla Rae Whitaker

Connections with Renee Shaw

Novelist Kayla Rae Whitaker

Renee's guest is Mt. Sterling native and author Kayla Rae Whitaker, one of the writers featured at the 2017 Kentucky Women Writers Conference at the University of Kentucky. Whitaker's debut novel, The Animators, explores the complexities of female friendships, self-identity, and success in the male-dominated field of animation.

Donut Trail and Barbecue!

The Local Traveler

Donut Trail and Barbecue!

Lexington's top spots for barbecue, including Red State Barbecue and Blue Door Smokehouse, are visited. Then, Amy stops in at two of the city's go-to spots for a donut fix, including North Lime Coffee & Donuts and Donut Days Bakery.

Honor Flights and Nostalgic Louisville

The Local Traveler

Honor Flights and Nostalgic Louisville

The Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization that transports U.S. military veterans to see memorials at no cost to them. Amy takes a look at this organization including the first honor flight out of Lexington Airport as well as the first ever all-female honor flight out of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky airport. Next, Amy visits three places in Louisville where you can take a step back in time: Muth's Candies, Slugger Museum, and Wagner's Pharmacy.

Rain Garden, Bedroom Lighting

Ask This Old House

Rain Garden, Bedroom Lighting

Jenn plants a rain garden to keep runoff and waste out of marshlands. Scott brightens up a dim bedroom with new overhead lighting. Tom gives tips on installing cabinet hardware accurately and consistently.

The Louisville Zoo!

Kentucky Life

The Louisville Zoo!

Doug visits the Louisville Zoo and gets a behind-the-scenes look at animal training, the processes involved in keeping the animals healthy, the variety of foods that must be kept on hand, the successful black-footed ferret recovery program, and the zoo's overall conservation efforts including the Gorilla Forest exhibit.

Cake

The Great British Baking Show

Cake

Twelve new bakers don their aprons and head for the iconic tent in the heart of the British countryside. Judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood have created 30 brand new challenges that will test their baking prowess, creativity and skill in a bid to find Britain’s best amateur baker.

Kentucky Food Trucks and Spicy Eats

The Local Traveler

Kentucky Food Trucks and Spicy Eats

Host Amy Hess spotlights several of Lexington's most popular food trucks, including Rolling Oven, Gastro Gnomes and Hanley BBQ. Plus, she stops in at a few Lexington businesses that make spicy food their specialty, including Joella's Hot Chicken and Back Porch Hot Sauce.