Alison Cumbow (News intern)

Recent stories

Wild Pairs: Diners discover best ways to match beer and food
August 6, 2010
The first time Free State Brewing Co. executive chef Rick Martin tasted barley-flavored beer with cheese, he says that perfect pair of flavors gave him goosebumps.
POP art exhibit reflects culture
July 23, 2010
The Lawrence Arts Center gallery will transform into a popular culture extravaganza tonight.
Young Lawrence artists to unveil painted benches
July 21, 2010
Grace Miller has been working all summer on a memorial bench that she will finally unveil to her client on Friday.
Lawrence public schools warn police, residents of magazine scam
July 16, 2010
Lawrence public schools alerted police to the latest wave of magazine-selling scam on July 8.
Downtown Lawrence sprinkler program was trimmed in ’08
July 15, 2010
A fire at Marks Jewelers, 817 Mass., last week was successfully extinguished thanks to an alarm, but debate over which downtown stores should have sprinklers could start again.
Employees share wage theft stories at worker justice clinic
July 11, 2010
They clean our dishes, cook our meals and grow our food.
City code clarifies fireworks etiquette
July 3, 2010
Fireworks regulations for the Fourth of July weekend are different depending on the location of each celebration.
Lawrence Montessori School ready for new building, growth
July 2, 2010
In August — once the construction workers leave — Purviz Birdie will move her preschool out of her basement and into a new building.
Fourth of July events in area
July 1, 2010
Events in the area
Lawrence Jaycees prepare for Fourth of July fireworks display
Sunday’s fireworks show no small thing to plan
June 30, 2010
Gary Saathoff stands directly below the Fourth of July fireworks display every year. To him, they look like a fiery shower of colored embers falling on his head. That’s because he sees them from where he lights them.

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