Town Talk column

Little Caesars set to make return to Lawrence’s pizza market

The only reason I ever considered taking geometry at KU was to better understand pizza strategy. (I learned when I’m really hungry, I have my pizza pie cut into 16 pieces instead of 12.) In other words, pizza is a big deal in Lawrence, which makes it hard to believe that the third-largest ...

Fun and funky food finds at Lawrence-area restaurants in 2020

The idea of a food find in 2020 was a bit unusual. There were some days early in the pandemic that you were happy to find a crate of ramen and a bottle of ketchup on the grocery shelves. (With candlelight and a mask placed over your eyes, you would swear you were at the finest Italian ...

Work completed on $20 million apartment complex along 23rd Street

My college apartment complex was more likely to have a phone booth than a podcasting booth. In other words, podcasting wasn’t a thing, but now it is becoming the type of amenity that’s showing up in new upscale student apartment complexes in Lawrence. “People are finding it really ...

Unemployment numbers rise both in Lawrence and across the state ahead of holidays

Good news on the unemployment front isn’t in store for this holiday season. You’ve probably seen the national news of an uptick in joblessness recently, after a turnaround appeared to be in process. Now, we have state and Lawrence numbers that show the same is happening here. The ...