Phil Torpey, Kansas University senior, Lawrence
"Love Garden, Indo, La Parrilla and Jensen's Liquor."
Elisha Dragen, Web designer, Lawrence
"Rudy's Pizza, the Merc, Supersonic Music, Free State Brewing Company and India Palace."
Richard Morantz, acupuncturist, rural Baldwin
"The Merc. I don't shop at any of the food stores except the Merc. I also support the brewery, some of the restaurants, ACE Hardware and Sunrise Nursery."
Mercedes Turner, homemaker, Lawrence
"The Merc, The Toy Store downtown and some of the clothing stores."
Katie Angermeier, bartender, Lawrence
"The local restaurants and bars. I like to shop locally as much as I can. I work downtown, so I have an opportunity to support a lot of local businesses."
Alex Sova, Perry-Lecompton High School sophomore
"Thrift stores and record stores like the Love Garden and Rudy's Pizza."