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Farmer's Market

There were plenty of tasty and appealing home-grown offerings for sale on Saturday, July 28 at the downtown Bowling Green SoKY Marketplace. The Marketplace features a year-round farmers market where growers and farmers come to sell their fresh produce...

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Pickin' on the Patio

Pickin’ on the Patio on August 11 at Boyce General Store was also a 6th Birthday Bash and Fish Fry. The Living Hope Band entertained their guests as they enjoyed dinner and a beautiful night of outdoor games and shopping with local vendors.

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Block Party

Summer in Bowling Green is something best topped off with a Block Party, a grill and some friends to enjoy it with. To make sure that their customers feel appreciated, Guarantee Pest Control hosted their own summer block party for customers and community alike.

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Day of Caring

United Way Day of Caring is an annual day to celebrate volunteerism. Across South Central Kentucky, businesses partnered with nonprofits to complete several projects.

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Scotty's Pound the Pavement

Scotty’s Contracting and Stone, Inc. presented the 6th Annual Pound the Pavement on August 18 at Kereiakes Park. A free run for elementary and middle school age children who can compete in a 1/2k, 2k or 3k based on their age.

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Kick off Cookout

Bowling Green Home Furnishings hosted a cookout on June 28 to kickoff the open house and tours of the 2018 St. Jude Dream Home. The first 100 guests received hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks as they toured the home...

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VIP at Home: The Tabors

When you’ve lived through what Reda and Danny Tabor have lived through you quickly realize the value of living life each and every day to its fullest, and a great bit of that enjoyment starts in the home.

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VIProfile: Don Gerald

Don Gerard and his team at Land Shark Shredding, headquartered in Bowling Green, Kentucky, are so much more than shredders. A more accurate description for Gerard and his capable team would be to call them professional security experts. And they take their jobs very seriously.

Community Profile: Franklin–Simpson

As I arrive at my first stop in Franklin, Jenna and Jessica Curtis are planning Jessica’s wedding, tucked away behind laptops and sipping lattes at one of the many assorted tables in 4 Soils in downtown Franklin. The aroma of fresh baked cupcakes and brewed coffee linger, and the two sisters are cozy in the rustic coffee shop.

People & Places

Southeast Tourism Society Names Bourbon & Brewfest a Top 20 Event

The Southeast Tourism Society (STS) has named the Bowling Green Bourbon & Brewfest one of the STS Top 20 Events in the Southeast for October 2018. This year’s event is Oct. 13 at the Bowling Green Ballpark.

People & Places

CASA Superhero Run/Walk on Saturday, Sept. 22

CASA of South Central Kentucky will be holding its 5th Annual Superhero 5K, Kids 1 Mile Fun Run, and 1 Mile Family Walk/Run presented by Cheetah Clean Auto Wash on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 9:00 am at Ephram White Park, 885 Mt. Olivet Road, in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

September Issue

Editor's Letter

How has it been a year? When I started working on the September issue, it hit me. Fall and Football Fashion was the first issue of VIP Bowling Green published with me as the Editor. I grabbed a copy and read back through my first editor’s letter and couldn’t believe how perfect this year has been...


Give Care Share: Family Enrichment Center

In 1977, a group of concerned Bowling Green citizens joined together to form an agency focused on preventing child abuse and aiding families in caring for their children. Now, 41 years later, Family Enrichment Center (FEC) serves more than 1,300 adults and children annually by continuing that same mission.

Upcoming Events


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September 23, 2018

Western Kentucky vs. Marshall University 

Start time: 6:30 pm

Located at Houchens Industries–L. T. Smith Stadium.


September 23, 2018

A celebration of cultural diversity for the entire family featuring music, dance and demonstrations from around the world, authentic foreign foods, an international bazaar and free edu-tainment activities.


September 23, 2018

You are invited to be part of the monthly Bowling Green Night Market at Stadium Park Plaza right next to the Hot Rods Stadium. Come check out the wide variety of vendors who will be hosting booths, listen to live music, dine at the restaurants downtown and enjoy the night life.