This Just Happened, a weekly roundup

Newtown Pike is being expanded to five lanes from West Fourth to West Loudon adjacent to the new location for the BCTC community college (aka old Eastern State Asylum). [H-L]

Bishop’s House
Photo: Michael Monks, RCN.

Covington’s Bishop’s Mansion – a ca. 1830 Victorian owned for most of its life by the Catholic Diocese of Covington – was demolished this week. Fortunately, many interior features were salvaged. Replacing the historic property which is immediately south of St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption will be … a Walgreen’s. [RCN]

An exploration of downtown parking woes and solutions for Lexington [BizLex]

A never opened hotel on US 27 in Jessamine County, south of Nicholasville, has been purchased and will be opened as a suite-style hotel. Scratch one off the abandoned list. [Jessamine Journal]