• Garden Design

    Central Kentucky Home and Garden Show celebrates 45 years

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – The Central Kentucky Home and Garden Show was back at the Central Bank Center. This marks the 45th year for the event. After canceling because of the pandemic in 2020, show manager Brent Keller is happy to back. “It makes you appreciate it much more,” he said. The pandemic forced the show to make changes like spacing out exhibits, cleaning stations, and masks. Keller pointed out COVID-19 actually had a positive impact for some home-improvement businesses. “With all of us being quarantined, a lot of us had a lot of time in the house. So people realize they wanted that addition, add that deck, get a…

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  • Garden Design

    Home and Garden Show returns to Central Bank Center April 9

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Central Kentucky Home and Garden Show will run April 9- 11, 2021 at Central Bank Center in downtown Lexington. The event will showcase local vendors and exhibitors offering home services and products ranging from home decor and furniture to home maintenance solutions. Attendees can also browse the Farmers Market, which offers eats, treats and treasures from local farmers, artisans and retailers. Vendors and exhibitors will be offering special promotions and sweepstakes only available to show guests. The show will also offer a virtual showroom option for those who wish to plan their visit in advance and maximize their experience. As one of the first events…

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  • Home Improvement News

    Central City man accused of home improvement fraud | News

    A Central City man was charged with home improvement fraud, accused of accepting a $600 down payment for work that was never done, authorities said. Geistown police charged Scott Paul Dusack, 32, of Strayer Street, with theft by deception, receiving stolen property and home improvement fraud. According to a criminal complaint, a woman on Rosewood Street entered into a contract with Dusack to build a fence on her property on Sept. 9. The resident reportedly gave Dusack a $600 check as down payment for the project. Police allege that Dusack issued the handwritten contract representing himself as an employee of Greenblock Construction LLC. The resident sent a text message to…

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  • Real Estate

    House Hunting in Argentina: A Historic Flat in Central Buenos Aires

    While transactions fell sharply in 2020, not every sector languished. While Buenos Aires’s lockdown, from March through November, curtailed property tours, it also shifted buyers’ interest from the city to roomier homes in gated communities in the northern suburbs, said Herman Faigenbaum, managing director with Cushman & Wakefield in Argentina. “That market has exploded,” he said, adding that the low cost of construction has made it more attractive for families to buy plots and build homes. (Mr. Faigenbaum estimated the average price for an apartment in Buenos Aires at about $167 a square foot, based on data models used by Reporte Inmobiliario, the South American real estate portal.) Within the…

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