Life of the party
The best shindigs keep guests happy, safe and out of jail
August 11, 2007
Back in their youth, the Beastie Boys famously rapped about fighting for their right to party.
Screen scene
Fall films offer break from study doldrums
August 11, 2007
The two most lucrative periods for the movie industry happen, of course, during summer and the holiday season.
Fall entertainment calendar
August 11, 2007
Highlights of upcoming events for the fall.
Cocktail recipes and drinking games
August 11, 2007
Here are some cocktail recipes, from epicurious.com, for some common drinks you could serve at a party. Once you’ve got your concoctions on hand, follow this link to plan some drinking games for your soiree: http://www.webtender.com/handbook/games/
Late-night eats
Where to get your grub on in the wee hours when your stomach’s grumbling
August 12, 2005
Whether you’re looking for a place to soak up knowledge or the lingering effects of alcohol, Lawrence is replete with restaurants, bars and bakeries - beyond McDonald’s, Wendy’s and Taco Bell - that aim to satisfy your late-night cravings. Here’s a guide to some spots that stay open late for the ravenous night owls among you:
Hittin’ the clubs
August 12, 2005
Those new to town may encounter folks roaming the streets decked in “Support Live Music!” T-shirts. That phrase isn’t just some random marketing ploy. In many ways, it’s the mantra of the entertainment community.
The sippin’ scene
Whether you’re a java connoisseur or a casual gulper, Lawrence has a coffee shop with the cup of joe - and the vibe - you crave
August 12, 2005
Ask baristas around town, and you’ll quickly learn that Lawrence’s coffeehouse scene offers a comfortable hangout to suit just about everybody’s taste.
When in Lawrence, do as the townies do
August 12, 2005
You’re 18, a freshman at Kansas University, and you have a plan: Go to school, get a degree, then leave Kansas forever to take over the world.
Tune in
August 12, 2005
Now that you’re in Lawrence, there’s no excuse to listen to Jessica Simpson albums. Local musicians churn out enough buttery concoctions to grease even the choosiest of ears.
Cultural sustenance
August 12, 2005
Many of Kansas University’s nearly 30,000 students learn about cultural opportunities from rainbow-colored sidewalk chalk on Wescoe Beach, where bars and venues tout a cornucopia of potable diversity, ranging from German Jagermeister to Japanese sake.
On the street: What is Lawrence’s best-kept entertainment secret?
August 12, 2005
What is Lawrence’s best-kept entertainment secret?
Clearing the smoke screen
August 12, 2005
Smoke ‘em if you’ve got ‘em, the saying goes. Just don’t smoke them here.
On the Street: How has the smoking ban effected the Lawrence social scene?
August 12, 2005
How has the smoking ban effected the Lawrence social scene?
On the Street: Where do you go for outdoor recreation in Lawrence?
August 12, 2005
Where do you go for outdoor recreation in Lawrence?
Take a hike
August 12, 2005
Sure it’s a monster haul up Mount Oread, but you’re young with energy to burn.