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Kansas City Connection: New barbecue joints worth making a pit stop
November 23, 2014
The “Kansas City as barbecue capital” narrative is nothing new, and you’ve seen it propagated in this column more than once. I’d put it to rest except that fantastic barbecue joints keep popping up in Kansas City, each with its own take on smoked meats, sauces and flavor combinations, as well as unique identities and dining environments.
Off the Beaten Plate: The Spud at Limestone Pizza
November 19, 2014
Just when we thought pizza couldn’t get any more carb-heavy, along comes The Spud at Limestone Pizza.
2014 Lawrence Holiday Gift Guide
November 19, 2014
With the holiday season fast approaching, it’s time to start strategizing for the hectic shopping season ahead. This year, avoid the big-box stores and shop local with our holiday gift guide featuring products from Lawrence shops.
Family Adventures: Run a 5K on Turkey Day
November 19, 2014
Thanksgiving morning is the perfect time to tug yourself out of bed before the Macy’s parade starts and find a local 5K to run.
On the Cheap: Bargains on bed sets
November 19, 2014
My recent search for new bedding made me feel like I might need a small business loan to accomplish the task. It is hard to find bedding “on the cheap,” even for an experienced bargain shopper like myself. Here are some tips I learned to help you revamp a bed set for less than $100.
Fashion Column Twins: It’s sweater season
November 19, 2014
With below-freezing temperatures upon us, now’s the perfect time to shop for warm, cozy sweaters
Garden Variety: Colorful corn
November 19, 2014
Fall decorations have a little more sparkle thanks to Glass Gem corn, a variety that has been making waves the last two years.
Style Scout: KaLyn Berry
November 19, 2014
Whom do people say you look like? I was told that I look like the Wendy’s girl. The girl with the red hair.
Style Scout: Roberto Carlos Sada
November 19, 2014
Fashion trends you hate: Cargo shorts are the worst things ever.
Critter Buzz: Protect your pet from winter
November 19, 2014
While you sit snuggled up and warm in your living room this winter, take some time to consider the effects that the extreme temperatures outside may be having on your four-legged friends.
Fix-It Chick: Install insulated chimney pipe
November 19, 2014
Heating with wood can be very rewarding. When a properly lined chimney is not an option, a wood-burning stove can be installed with Class A insulated stainless steel stove pipe. These few simple steps will help you understand the limits and possibilities of insulated stove pipe installation.
Local religious leaders begin new organization focusing on local justice issues
November 17, 2014
Religious leaders in Lawrence have founded a new organization tasked with addressing local justice issues.
Kansas City Connection: How to spend the holidays in KC
November 16, 2014
The holiday season is upon us, and as is always the case, there’s lots to do in Kansas City between now and New Year’s. Here’s a rundown of some of the highlights.
Off the Beaten Plate: The Blissful Swiss at Eats
November 14, 2014
Looking to dabble in a little food espionage? The Blissful Swiss at Eats is essentially a Reuben sandwich masquerading as a hot dog, and a tasty one at that. It’s missing the rye bread (who eats a hot dog on rye?) and of course, the corned beef, but still calls to mind the classic sandwich.
Beyond turkey: Ideas for an alternative Thanksgiving menu
November 12, 2014
While most folks still enjoy a classic Thanksgiving meal, many others will want to try something new this holiday season.
Style Scout: Kristina Eronat
November 12, 2014
Describe your style: I used to be … L.A. goth punk [and] a professional model in L.A. for like 10 years — and now I’m probably just a little witchy bohemian-ness.
Style Scout: Timothy Harper Dingus
November 12, 2014
Tell us a secret: Fitting through a tennis racket is a lot easier than you think it is.
Fashion Column Twins: The adaptable, essential leather jacket
November 12, 2014
Leather is one of our favorite pieces to pull out this time of year, and a leather jacket is a fall must-have.
Cooking from Scratch: Time for citrus tea
November 12, 2014
As scarlet leaves fall to the frosty, gray branches of November, my favorite comforts become knitting and tea. They’re simple treats, but, with winter beginning to hint at its coming, their importance to my morale is hard to overstate.
Fix-It Chick: Properly vent a natural gas water heater
November 12, 2014
Chances of carbon monoxide poisoning rise during the winter months when a home is sealed tight. Checking and correcting a natural gas water heater vent is a simple step toward preventing the back draft of fumes into your home.

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