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‘Muppets’ stars visit Lexington, 1985

Posted on May 12, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by
"Muppets" stars Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog enjoyed a carriage ride down Main Street in downtown Lexington March 14, 1985. Their ride ended at Rupp Arena, where the Muppet Show was on stage five times over three straight days. Note in the background, above Kermit's head, construction was just getting underway for the Lexington Financial Center, aka, the "Big Blue Building". Photo by Nick Nickerson | staff file photo

“Muppet” stars Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog enjoyed a carriage ride down Main Street in downtown Lexington on March 14, 1985. Their ride ended at Rupp Arena, where The Muppet Show was on stage five times over three straight days. Note: In the background, above Kermit’s head, construction was just getting under way for the Lexington Financial Center, aka the “Big Blue Building.” Photo by Steven R.  Nickerson | Staff

"Muppets" stars Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog checked in to the Radisson Hotel March 14, 1985 before they took a carriage ride through downtown Lexington. The stars arrived at the hotel in a limousine. Built by The Webb Companies in 1982, The Radisson Plaza Hotel became a Hilton hotel in 2009. Photo by Nick Nickerson | staff file photo

“Muppet” stars Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy checked in to the Radisson Hotel on March 14, 1985, before they took a carriage ride through downtown Lexington. The stars arrived at the hotel in a limousine. Built by The Webb Cos. in 1982, The Radisson Plaza Hotel became a Hilton hotel in 2009. Photo by Steven R.  Nickerson | Staff

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