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R.I.P. Repo Man

Kentuckian, actor, and musician Harry Dean Stanton passed away this past Friday. He was 91.
Born in West Irvine, Kentucky, in Estill County, Stanton left the family tobacco farm to attend Lafayette High School in Lexington as well as the University of Kentucky. He studied journalism and radio art when he wasn’t performing …

September Night Market

We’re taking it to the streets from 6-10 p.m. on Friday, September 1st, along the 700 block of Bryan Ave. in Lexington for the ultimate block party. Hell yeah!

Bourbon On The Telly

Kentucky and everybody’s favorite Kentucky export, bourbon, might be about to infiltrate living rooms across the land in a big way.
According to, NBC is developing a half-hour comedy called Sour Mash about a bourbon-obsessed Latina chemist from Brooklyn who is recruited to become the master distiller at a failing family-owned distillery here …

Thoughts in the Presence of Fear

Shortly after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Kentucky author and farmer Wendell Berry attempted to make sense of that unsensible event and the foolish self-righteousness that allowed it to happen in a 27-part essay entitled “Thoughts in the Presence of Fear”.
“What leads to peace,” Berry wrote, “is not violence but peaceableness, …

Old-School Can Coolers

This Friday, September 8th at 10am we’re launching these old-school can coolers, available in “Y’ALL” and “Heaven Must Be A Kentucky Kind Of Place” designs!

18 Things Only Real Kentuckians Will Recognize

Kentucky is chock-full of oddities you just won’t find anywhere else. Ask some West Coast hippie for a hot bowl of goo goo stew and chances are they won’t have any idea what you’re talking about. But that’s OK. We wouldn’t have it any other way. Test your Kentucky IQ by seeing how many of …

Long-Sleeve Y’ALL & Neigh Neigh Tees

This Friday, September 8th at 10am we’re launching these new long-sleeve Y’ALL tees to get you into the Fall spirit!

We’re Hiring!

Do you love Kentucky? Would you enjoy working with a dynamic, fun-loving team dedicated to fostering state pride and making a wide variety of unique goods? Kentucky for Kentucky is growing and we’re looking for an experienced Retail Manager to oversee the daily operations of our current retail …

Let’s Make Bourbon The Official State Beverage Of Kentucky

You’re not going to believe this, but it’s shamefully true.