BEAM en Focus on Business: Lexington Mayor Jim Gray on Economic Advancement Efforts <p>While Lexington and Louisville remain rivals in many areas, the mayors of both cities continue to move forward on a mutually beneficial economic partnership. They formed the Bluegrass Economic Advancement Movement (BEAM).&nbsp; They commissioned the Washington, D.C. think tank, The Brookings Institution, to conduct a study into the feasibility of creating a 22-county economic region, anchored by Lexington to the east and Louisville to the west.&nbsp;<br /> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:30:00 +0000 John Hingsbergen 54802 at