Off the Beat Plate: Korean BBQ Short Rib Tacos at Quinton's Bar & Deli

What started as a temporary addition to the menu has now earned a permanent spot at Quinton’s Bar & Deli. The Korean BBQ Short Rib Tacos, a creation of owner Steve Gaudreau inspired by a cross-country food-truck tour, debuted on Quinton’s revamped menu last week and received so much praise from customers that staffers decided to let them stay for good.

Fright plan: Spooky-fun Halloween activities lined up for kids, adults

Halloween isn't just for trick-or-treating, though there's plenty of that around town, too. Take a look and you'll find plenty of spooky events on the calendar from now right up to the big day for children and adults alike. Here, we've rounded up a few of the most intriguing Halloween-y activities going on in Lawrence. There's more where these came from — check out our events calendar for more spooky, scary ideas.

Cooking from Scratch: Easy popcorn balls a treat from Halloweens past

These really are, as the recipe card my mom read to me over the phone proclaims, “Easy Popcorn Balls.”

Lawrence Arts Center, Card Table Theatre to present vaudeville-inspired 'Amazing Feats of Loneliness'

Just in time for Halloween, the Lawrence Arts Center, in conjunction with the Card Table Theatre, is slated to stage "Edward Gant's Amazing Feats of Loneliness" starting Oct. 23 at the Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St.

Critter Buzz: Holidays pose dangers to pets

It’s the start of the holiday season — the time we get out our decorations and prepare for great merriment and frivolity. Whether it be the sugar rush of Halloween, the excess of food at our Thanksgiving meals or all of the sparkle and beauty of the Christmas tree, the holidays can spell trouble for our animal companions.

Megan on the Move: A working relationship

You hear people say all the time that marriage is “work” and that you have to “take time for date night” and all that business. And it seemed to me that if you are manufacturing time to go on dates or working at loving your spouse or penciling in romance, the whole thing is a lost game before it even started.

Fix-It Chick: Repair damaged stucco

Repairing large sections of damaged stucco is a time-consuming multistep process. With the right tools and some due diligence, the “hole” problem can be easily cured.

Fashion Column Twins: Comfortable fall looks

As the weather outside gets cooler, one thing comes to mind: comfort. There is nothing better than curling up with a warm blanket on a cool fall day, right? So who wants to be in something uncomfortable and cold? Not me!

Style Scout: Amy Santoferraro

Describe your style: My friends have noted that I look like a playground.

Style Scout: Graham Hosking

Describe your style: I like to be colorful and I don’t care what anyone thinks. Also, I don’t usually match! I just do whatever.

Garden Variety: Easy-to-grow sweet potatoes

Lawrence area educators, farmers and businesses are teaming up to celebrate a vegetable worthy of a month-long party: the sweet potato.

BurgerFi now open in downtown Lawrence

A bright-green sign has adorned the windows at 918 Massachusetts St. for at least six months now, promising us a new hamburger joint called BurgerFi ...

Spoiler alert: 'Gone Girl' is gussied-up trash!

I knew this movie wouldn’t go away. On its opening weekend, I issued my spoiler-free review of director David Fincher’s “Gone Girl,” based on the ...

Celebrating sweet potatoes

October is pretty tuber-tubular, according to the local farm set. A group of area farmers, foodies, restaurants and stores have banded together to make October ...

Veggie-ALE beef soup

There is nothing like cracking open a beer at 7:15 in the morning. On a Wednesday. And while I may or may not have done ...

Bite Sighs: Midnight madness pumpkin pie

The season of pumpkin spice everything is here.

Kansas City Connection: Where to revel in the Royals

With standing-room-only tickets to the World Series home games going for upward of $700, your best bet for soaking up the championship atmosphere in Kansas City this week is a bar, restaurant or watch party.

National Book Award winner James McBride to bring music, humor to Lawrence reading

James McBride, the reigning winner of the National Book Award for fiction, will bring his signature blend of words and music to Lawrence this week with a reading of his most recent work, “The Good Lord Bird.”

Arts Center hosting tribute to bizarre cult film 'Phantom of the Paradise'

Lawrence musician Jeremy Sidener has always been interested in fringe culture, which in the pre-Internet days, was wherever one could find it. Growing up in ...

With Lawrence ArtWalk on hiatus, artists rally to host this month's DIY ArtWalk

When Lawrence ArtWalk director John Wysocki moved to England earlier this year, veteran artists were left wondering if there would be a 2014 ArtWalk, a nearly two-decade tradition. Wysocki had managed operations and handled publicity from the very beginning, and with him overseas, long-time participant Diana Dunkley wasn’t sure what would happen.

Off the Beaten Plate: DaVinci Cibo at Cibo Sano

Like an Italian burrito.

KU student wins national contest for unique book collection

This year’s National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest first-place winner is a Kansas University student.

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