PHOTO GALLERY: Lexington is basketball country
By Emily Becker
August 16, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CDTIn Lexington, Ky., horses and basketball reign.
Ramsey’s Diner has been serving Kentucky cuisine since 1989 and is located a mere few blocks from the university. The menu includes fried green tomatoes, chicken and dumplings and the Kentucky Hot Brown, an open-faced sandwich topped with cream sauce, cheddar cheese and bacon. | Emily Becker
Many horse farms, like Diamond A Farms, lie just outside downtown Lexington, Ky. In order to preserve the farmland, Lexington passed an urban growth boundary in 1958 that prevents land outside the downtown area from being used for high-density development. | Emily Becker
A Wildcat paw print marks the sidewalk at the University of Kentucky. The mascot name is said to have been given to the football team after a particularly hard-fought victory against Illinois in 1909. | Emily Becker
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