Members of the Kansas women's basketball team visited the hospital to see the newborn babies and deliver KU gear to the parents and baby on Dec 16, 2010. Players are shown here with Jayce, son of Brandy Melton. The team visits the hospital every year before winter break.
The space that once housed The Casbah Market, 803 Mass., became the space for The Burger Stand at The Casbah earlier this year. Here, co-owner Simon Bates sits with the "Romenesco," a lentil patty with feta cheese, Marcona almonds, green beans and roasted red pepper sauce.
Tens of thousands of users log on to LJWorld.com everyday and click on thousands of links. Our top ten stories of the year were, first row from left to right: K2, The Big Ten wants Texas, Gunman at McCollum, Winter weather closes schools in January and Mario Little arrested, suspended indefinitely. Second row: KU professor Janet Hamburg commits suicide, Raid at property east of Lawrence leads to meth trafficking charges and iPad vs. Kindle.
Scott Bronoski, of Lawrence, opened Overbrook Spirits on Monday, lifting almost 125 years of the town’s lifelong prohibition on packaged liquor sales. Overbrook had been one of five communities statewide to approve laws maintaining the prohibition until a public vote this past November repealed it.
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Pieces members, along with Denise Martinek, director of the LMH Family Birthing Center, display some of the quilts they have made. From left: Beth Reynolds, Marla Welch, Martinek and Shelly Hornbaker.
The process of turning scraps of fabric into quilt blocks — after a little cutting and ironing — is a labor of love for Marla Welch. “As I am making the quilt, I love imagining in my mind some darling child hugging it and feeling like someone cares,” she said.
Marla Welch of Lawrence organized the group "Pieces," which provides a quilt to each child who is admitted to LMH for an illness. Children can use the quilt while at the hospital and then take it home with them.
A Delta plane is seen at Newark Liberty International Airport during a snow storm Dec. 26, 2010, in Newark, N.J. Airlines are working to rebook stranded passengers and possibly add flights after a winter storm on the East Coast caused thousands of flight cancellations and left countless passengers stranded. Kansas University's Tyshawn Taylor was among the Jersey travelers snowbound Sunday.
Baker University seniors Eli Jones, center, and Katy Kendrick were recognized as Teachers of Promise during the Kansas Teacher of the Year 2011 State Awards Banquet on Nov. 20 in Wichita. At left, Merrie Skaggs, associate professor of education and chair of the School of Education undergraduate program, joined the Baker students at the banquet.
Tracie Howell, left, Lawrence, stops with her mother, Page Massey, Lago Vista, Texas, to browse the sweaters on the clearance rack at Weaver’s Department Store in downtown Lawrence. Sales, returns, exchanges and gift cards enticed shoppers back to stores on Sunday.
Nick Rausten, left, and Mike Bergman, both of Lawrence, load a newly purchased dishwasher into the bed of Rausten’s truck Sunday afternoon at Best Buy. Many shoppers braved the cold weather in search of specials and bargains as stores around Lawrence opened for business the day after Christmas.
Tucker, 4, hangs out in his favorite place. Tucker belongs to Steve and Amy Oliver, Lawrence.
There are easy ways to get children ready for the New Year celebration with paper hats and noise makers. These three young ladies were ready for some celebration at the Lawrence Arts Center. They are, from left, Gracie Coleman, 4; Channing Morse, 3; and Vivi Riffel, 3.
Barbie Gossett, a kindergarten teacher at Woodlawn School, works with her class during a reading exercise. From left are Luke Poloncheck, Riley Honeyman, Danny Reagan, Joe Schmidt and Abi Krise.
David Gaus, Lawrence, is a born traveler, visiting the world both as a chef and a student.