Thursday, June 30
Do you have any fashion influences? Yes, everything. When I see something I like, I incorporate it into my wardrobe.
Right now men outnumber women 9-to-1 in the Tour of Lawrence. The Free State Racing Team and other riders want to change that.
Tell us a secret: I was the dude in the pizza suit on Sixth street when Pizza Street was still around.
Wednesday, June 29
Lawrence, Eudora, De Soto, McLouth and Ottawa are preparing for 2011 Fourth of July events and fireworks displays.
Many people were shocked and moved to act when a tornado ravaged Joplin, Mo. Lindsey Frye created a benefit concert.
An overdue shooter that's not Duke Nukem Forever, delivers some inventive multiplayer.
Tuesday, June 28
Yes, lemongrass is a grass, but it’s much more likely that it’ll find it’s way to a pot (planting or cooking) than your lawn. Also, there are no actual lemons involved here, just a citrus-y fragrance.
Monday, June 27
I recently informed my cousin on a shopping trip that there’s no such thing as too many purses.
It might be the name of this column, but Lovena Tuley isn’t about to tell you that you can get a bikini body in just three moves.
These page-turners come with a side of sunburn.
Sunday, June 26
Looking around Ellen and Howard Duncan’s yard in Lecompton, Ellen’s careful planning of bloom sequence is apparent.
On a long bike trip, you can't weigh, Mike opts for versatile camera apps over his weighty DSLR.
Saturday, June 25
If you think the summer weather is punishing on you, try enduring with a fur coat.
The Rev. Jeff Barclay and the Rev. Mitch Todd answer.
Friday, June 24
In celebration of the Kansas Sesquicentennial, the University of Kansas Theatre Department presents a melodramatic production of “Dirty Work at the Crossroads,” or “Tempted, Tried and True.”
Thursday, June 23
This summer's two-day film festival to feature classics from Kurosawa, Malle and Carné.
What are your least favorite fashion trends? Summer. I don't believe in shorts — if you see me around, ask me about my shorts theory.
What are your least favorite fashion trends? Orange skin. Girls are looking foolish out here.
Wednesday, June 22
There will be plenty to see and do at the Social Service League this Friday, when the thrift store will host the works of three artists, as well as an after-hours dance party.
Payton Kelly showcases some of the artwork behind Boulevard Beer's iconic labels and promotional materials.
The Wonder Fair operators are inviting the public to become one of the family during the Wonder Fair Family Show.
The idea of appliances piled up in a junkyard is not something most people think about when they go out to buy a new microwave, but Athens, Ga., artist Andrew Burkitt has.
Tuesday, June 21
“Combat Hospital” (9 p.m., ABC) becomes the latest medical soap opera to air on ABC. Its setting in an Afghanistan war zone is supposed to make it different, but only goes to prove that the cliches of the genre transplant to any location.
Salad should be a summer staple in every household, given the abundance of seasonal faves for the salad bowl, including tomatoes, carrots and cucumbers.
Monday, June 20
Ice cream cones are popular this time of year, but they don’t last long in this Kansas heat. Here’s a summer treat that’s just as fun but will hold up a little longer.
Mitch Madl, 15, grew up playing all kinds of sports: basketball, football, soccer and wrestling. Then, last fall, while playing football, he was hit during a game and developed a pain in his lower back that wouldn’t go away.
Sunday, June 19
My dad’s been gone for over three years now, but each Father’s Day, while bittersweet, gets a little easier to take. Especially when I focus on one of my favorite Dad stories, like this one.
It's off the beaten path, but the Lawrence Rotary Arboretum is quickly becoming a beautiful nature hideaway.
If I had to photograph with only one lens for the rest of my life, I would settle on a wide-angle lens.
Saturday, June 18
The Powder Creek Cowboys dress the part and shoot the guns of the old west as part of the Single-Action Shooting Society.
The Rev. Nate Rovenstine and the Rev. Pam Morrison answer.
Friday, June 17
Teller's owner hopes to add Iron Chef-style competition to Lawrence Fourth of July celebration in Watson Park
A group of Lawrence restaurant owners has plans to make this year’s Fourth of July celebration bigger and better than ever. For the third year in a row, the Lawrence Originals — 21 locally owned restaurants — will help fund the fireworks display traditionally put on by the Lawrence Jaycees.
It's not too late to sign up for this Saturday's wild race down the Kaw River.
Thursday, June 16
Tell us a secret: I have the hugest crush on Emma Watson.
Luchadores, robots, mummies and vampire women all play their parts in the fourth annual film screening.
Do you have any fashion influences? Mrs. Roper and Gwen Stefani.
Wednesday, June 15
The non-profit wheelchair dance troupe seeks financial support to tour and perform.
Tuesday, June 14
Nothing like a doughnut, or lack thereof, to put a bad taste in people’s mouths.
Monday, June 13
For the dad who likes to grill, a treasure trove of Father’s Day ideas can be found in the tips and tricks of the pros.
Jenn Cole-Hiatt hasn’t eaten meat in 23 years, yet more than 225 birds roam her farm.
MY dad travels a lot for his job, and he goes all over the world. He has packing down to a science. For Father’s Day, I made him a shoe bag for his suitcase.
Sunday, June 12
Summer’s here, which means it’s a good time to brush up on a few photography skills to help make the most your vacation scenes.
With more buildings and paved surfaces than ever before, engineers and environmentalists are exploring other options.
Saturday, June 11
The Rev. Rob Baldwin and the Rev. David Rivers answer.
Rock Camp teaches students the finer points of rock musicianship.
Friday, June 10
Student-artists are creating pieces for sale and auction as part of the annual summer fundraiser, but selling has its rewards beyond just money.
Thursday, June 9
Tell us a secret: I love kitties!
Whether it's a best-seller or classic work of literature, it's easy to let life get in the way of a summer reading project. Librarian Here's how.
How would you describe your style? I buy what I can afford, which isn't much, so I suppose ‘clearance-section fab.’
Wednesday, June 8
Residence in pictures: Printmaker Nicolette Ross shows the works she's created as an artist-in-residence at the Lawrence Arts Center
Nicolette Ross, printmaking artist-in-residence at the Lawrence Arts Center, will be opening a showing of her work, entitled “If You Say So” at the center June 10.
After six years of petitioning for the production rights to the musical “Chicago,” Theatre Lawrence, 1501 New Hampshire, finally received the green light.
Tuesday, June 7
This Saturday, the third-annual tour of private and community food gardens around Lawrence will welcome visitors during the coolest part of the day — 9 a.m. to noon and again from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Monday, June 6
Planned maintenance of our web servers may lead to some brief down time for this website Monday night.
Harry Herrington's on a mission to ride a Harley to every state capital to raise money and awareness for the surviving loved ones of fallen officers.
Think back to what it was like when you were a kid and some grown-up would ask you that vaunted question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”
World War II bombs falling around Charles Whatley’s childhood home changed his life course and thrust him upon an inventive career and a circuitous journey to Lawrence, where he developed a successful business.
Sunday, June 5
The Rev. Darrell Brazell and the Rev. Tom Brady answer.
Hating bunnies. Is there a faster, more direct, one-way ticket to Hell than that?
Saturday, June 4
While the title sounds intimidating, becoming a master gardener is easier than you think.
Friday, June 3
Shot almost entirely in Kansas and based on the true story of Lawrence, Kan. crop artist Stan Herd, “Earthwork” is a testament to the power within art to bring people together, even in the most unlikely of circumstances.
Thursday, June 2
Starting next month, Kansas arts organizations will have no direct access to government funding — state, regional or national.
Ordal talks about the film's reception, his process as a director and his definition of success.
It’s been a big year for Lawrence artist Aaron Storck and it's only halfway over.
What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? I’d love a roller rink. My family loves to roller skate but we don’t like having to drive to Kansas City to skate.
What would you like to see less of in Lawrence? Snapback caps.
Wednesday, June 1
Lawrence band's sophomore album already has national attention and it hasn't even been released yet.