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Today in Lawrence: Showers, yarn crafts group, basketball at Liberty Hall

Today in Lawrence: Showers, yarn crafts group, basketball at Liberty Hall

Soup's on: Author uses short stories to help challenge preconceptions of disabilities

“You can push her over there,” said the woman behind the desk.

Percolator to host annual winter-solstice celebration

The Lawrence Percolator is hosting its annual winter-solstice celebration today.

Kansas City Connection: Dining delights in the West Bottoms

This week: fancy eats in the West Bottoms, intriguing plays at the Unicorn and your last chance to check out Christmas lights.

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Today in Lawrence: Weekend of holiday happenings and warmer weather

Today in Lawrence: The weekend holds a lot of holiday fun and some warmer weather for enjoying it!

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Today in Lawrence: Snow showers; get fresh at Cottins' indoor farmers' market; BongoTini brings retro holiday cheer

Today in Lawrence: Snow showers; get fresh at Cottins' indoor farmers' market; BongoTini brings retro holiday cheer

EMUProv comedy group to stage holiday show today

Local improvisational comedy group EMUProv hopes to "Improv the Holidays" with their show today at Frank's North Star Tavern, 508 Locust St.

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Crafting gifts: 4 easy present ideas to make yourself

The warmth of a handmade gift goes a long way toward cutting through December’s chill. But what if you’re not particularly crafty or can’t spend a fortune on supplies? Can you still give handmade gifts that your family and friends will treasure?

Celtic singer Ashley Davis returns home to perform at Lied Center

Ashley Davis may call Kansas home, but these days, you’ll be hard-pressed to find her there.

Off the Beaten Plate: Grilled Glazer at Harolds Fried Chicken & Donuts

If you catch a glimpse of the Grilled Glazer from far away, it might appear to be a normal chicken sandwich. Upon closer inspection, though, and it's pretty clear that this is no ordinary meal.

Family Adventures: Give the gift of cookies every month

What to get our grandmothers for Christmas — it’s always a struggle. A few years ago, I hit on a good solution.

On the Cheap: Stuff stockings without unstuffing your wallet

With Christmas fast-approaching, your stockings are likely already hung by the chimney with care. Here are some tips to help stuff those stockings on any budget.

Style Scout: Courtney Crouch

Tell us a secret: I don’t like bacon.

Style Scout: Kyle Meyers

What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? I’d like to see at least one higher-end men’s shop in Lawrence and more jazz music.

Fashion Column Twins: Bundle up with a vest or sweater

Winter is upon us, and bundling up is always on my mind. Two pieces to help you layer up and be comfortable are a faux fur vest and turtleneck sweater.

Garden Variety: Bonsai basics

Culturing bonsai takes more than a green thumb: The ancient art requires patience, skill and a keen recognition of nature. Bonsai is worth a try (or several), though, as a properly tended specimen will provide its owner with beauty for a hundred years or more.

Fix-It Chick: Replace a tub drain flange

Replacing an existing tub drain flange with a new tip-toe or lift-and-turn drain flange is easy, if you can get the old flange to unscrew from the tub drain.

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Today in Lawrence: Snow likely tonight; box art at LAC; singalong at the public library

Today in Lawrence: Snow likely tonight; box art at LAC; singalong at the public library

Book of unseen portraits to shed new light on Burroughs

Kansas University student Patrick Clement is the author and curator behind a new book that he says will offer a fresh perspective on Beat Generation writer (and one-time Lawrencian) William S. Burroughs.

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Today in Lawrence: It's a governmental kind of day

Today in Lawrence: It's a governmental kind of day, with a Town Hall by Lynn Jenkins and Lawrence City Commission

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