Hunger Games and the Serialization of Hollywood — Parts 1 and 2

The first thing I thought coming out of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1” is that it isn’t much of a movie. I don’t ...

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9 drink wonders of Lawrence

A list of the city's most iconic beverages

Earlier this year, the Journal-World assembled a list of the top 10 wonders of the Lawrence food world. Why not do it again with beverages?

Off the Beaten Plate: The Spud at Limestone Pizza

Just when we thought pizza couldn't get any more carb-heavy, along comes The Spud at Limestone Pizza.

2014 Lawrence Holiday Gift Guide

With the holiday season fast approaching, it's time to start strategizing for the hectic shopping season ahead. This year, avoid the big-box stores and shop local with our holiday gift guide featuring products from Lawrence shops.

Family Adventures: Run a 5K on Turkey Day

Thanksgiving morning is the perfect time to tug yourself out of bed before the Macy’s parade starts and find a local 5K to run.

Fashion Column Twins: It's sweater season

With below-freezing temperatures upon us, now’s the perfect time to shop for warm, cozy sweaters

Garden Variety: Colorful corn

Fall decorations have a little more sparkle thanks to Glass Gem corn, a variety that has been making waves the last two years.

Style Scout: Roberto Carlos Sada

Fashion trends you hate: Cargo shorts are the worst things ever.

On the Cheap: Bargains on bed sets

My recent search for new bedding made me feel like I might need a small business loan to accomplish the task. It is hard to find bedding “on the cheap,” even for an experienced bargain shopper like myself. Here are some tips I learned to help you revamp a bed set for less than $100.

Style Scout: KaLyn Berry

Whom do people say you look like? I was told that I look like the Wendy’s girl. The girl with the red hair.

Critter Buzz: Protect your pet from winter

While you sit snuggled up and warm in your living room this winter, take some time to consider the effects that the extreme temperatures outside may be having on your four-legged friends.

Fix-It Chick: Install insulated chimney pipe

Heating with wood can be very rewarding. When a properly lined chimney is not an option, a wood-burning stove can be installed with Class A insulated stainless steel stove pipe. These few simple steps will help you understand the limits and possibilities of insulated stove pipe installation.

Lawrence Craft Collective to host holiday show this weekend

The Lawrence Craft Collective will host its second annual Holiday Indie Craft Show this weekend at Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St.

A jewel of a seasonal side dish

Given it’s the week before Thanksgiving, chances are you’re thinking a bit about the big ol’ dinner that we all have on the final Thursday ...

Thanksgiving step No. 2: Ditch the boring sides with sweet potato fries

I realize I'm in the minority, but I do not get excited about Thanksgiving food. I can live forever without another piece of pumpkin pie. ...

Installation of Sol LeWitt wall drawing underway at Spencer Museum

Over the next week at Kansas University’s Spencer Museum of Art, a team of artists will transform a blank gallery wall into a large-scale, vibrantly hued work of art by Minimalism and Conceptualism pioneer Sol LeWitt.

Kansas City Connection: How to spend the holidays in KC

The holiday season is upon us, and as is always the case, there’s lots to do in Kansas City between now and New Year’s. Here’s a rundown of some of the highlights.

2014 Holiday Arts Guide

Highlights of arts and entertainment events from now through New Year’s

Looking for something do this holiday season? Whether you're in the mood for holiday festivities or less seasonally specific events, this list of local activities is sure to keep you busy through New Year's.

Off the Beaten Plate: The Blissful Swiss at Eats

Looking to dabble in a little food espionage? The Blissful Swiss at Eats is essentially a Reuben sandwich masquerading as a hot dog, and a tasty one at that. It's missing the rye bread (who eats a hot dog on rye?) and of course, the corned beef, but still calls to mind the classic sandwich.

John Cleese and the silliness of everything

“The idea that the world can become a sensible place is ridiculous,” said John Cleese during a 90-minute conversation onstage at The Midland Theatre on ...

Lucinda Williams digs deep into Southern roots, family history in new album

Lucinda Williams is a “gypsy at heart.” That’s how the country singer-songwriter describes herself during a chilly, overcast afternoon in Oklahoma City — more than 1,000 miles from her home base of Los Angeles — earlier this week. Williams, who kicked off a month-long tour Sunday in Denver, had just stopped in the Sooner State to let her bus driver get some sleep before continuing on to Austin.

2014 Holiday Arts Guide

Highlights of arts and entertainment events from now through New Year’s

Looking for something do this holiday season? Whether you're in the mood for holiday festivities or less seasonally specific events, this list of local activities is sure to keep you busy through New Year's.

Style Scout: Timothy Harper Dingus

Tell us a secret: Fitting through a tennis racket is a lot easier than you think it is.

Retired KU professor Elizabeth Schultz finds success as poet later in life

“I never planned on being a poet,” swears Elizabeth Schultz, a retired Kansas University professor of English whose three most recent books of poetry were released this year to critical acclaim.

Library to celebrate late modernist artist, KU professor

The Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St., will celebrate famed modernist artist and Kansas University professor Albert Bloch on Thursday evening at 7 p.m.

Garden Variety: Beware of oak leaf itch mites

Oak trees in and around Lawrence are reportedly dropping more than acorns and leaves this fall, and individuals who plan to spend time outdoors should be on the lookout.

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