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Top 5 Public Pools

Summer is officially here and it is time to take note of your nearest swimming pool.

Top 5 Things To Do Before The Start of Summer

Monday May 29 is Memorial Day, when summertime officially starts. So in this last week of ordinary time, here are five nice things to check out.

Top 5 Parks With Shady Walks

Mother Nature is throwing us a hot flash this week. Keep cool on these shady lanes.

Weston Gallery To Feature 40-Year Retrospective of Local Collagist Michael Scheurer

Signature Scheurer: A Retrospective of the Works of Michael Scheurer, at the Weston Gallery, offers a deep dive into the oeuvre of one of the city’s most prolific artists all in one place.

Top Five Mother’s Day Ideas That Aren’t Brunch

Mother’s Day is May 14. For all the hands-on, can-do, make-it-happen, trick-up-her-sleeve, pull-a-rabbit-out-of-a-hat mothers out there (um, that would be all mothers, right?) here are five non-brunchy Mother’s Day gift ideas that will teach her a thing or two.

Top 5 Cinco de Mayo Patios

The arrival of Cinco de Mayo makes us yearn for adult beverages enjoyed with a side of fresh air. And any one of these five outdoor patios will do nicely.

Best Restaurants 2017: The Art of The Restaurant Build-Out

As a vice president with the Boca Restaurant Group, Fries is tasked with creating spaces that are as sumptuous as the food. We talked to him about creating the experience of dining at Boca.

Top 5 Things To Do This Week

Nothing weak about this week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it (and why wouldn’t you? We’ve mapped it all out, nice as you please) is to hit them all and not let your week self-destruct in boredom. As our Top 5 picks prove, there is just no reason for that.

Style Counsel: Niyah Jackson

"I’m an introvert, but I’m pretty confident and intuitive and very creative. An introvert to me just means I think things through in my head more than I speak them out loud."

Top Five Reasons To Road Trip to Lexington This Week

Keeneland’s spring season is underway! It’s just one of our Top 5 reasons to gallop off to Lexington this weekend.