I totally support their avenging: In defense of ‘Age of Ultron’

Since the release of the hotly anticipated “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” there has been an explosion of heated opinions on blogs and social media about ...


A prominent goodbye sign from defunct Payless Furniture that labels Lawrence ‘Obamaville’ and much more

Well, the folks at Payless Furniture at 2800 Iowa St. long have been famous for their crazy signs and the dancing fellows who hold them. ...

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Raiders coach Jack Del Rio: Ben Heeney ‘plays with his hair on fire’

Blessed to be apart of this organization #RaiderNation

For the first time in his life, Hutchinson, Kansas native Ben Heeney is in California. The Bay Area is the former Kansas linebacker’s new home ...


Kansas O-line coach using Twitter to his advantage with video clips

Kansas run game coordinator and offensive line coach Zach Yenser works with the line during practice on Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Zach Yenser doesn’t claim to be on the cutting edge of social media usage, nor the inventor of some fantastic, never-before-seen concept. But Kansas University’s ...


‘Wild Tales’ greater than the sum of its parts; dogs have their day in ‘White God’

One of the fundamental pleasures of good storytelling is the thrill of being able to live vicariously through the actions of others. This is especially ...


Soul food restaurant opens in eastern Lawrence; don’t let signs of redevelopment worry you at The Bottleneck; more than $200K of traffic calming considered for 27th Street

I try to keep my ear to the ground when it comes to new restaurants in town, and now I’ve found one where you can ...

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11 former Jayhawks set to begin journey to make NFL rosters

The NFL Draft has come and gone, and, by now, you've surely heard all about the 11 different Kansas University players who either were drafted ...


New proposal for 120-foot tall tower in eastern Lawrence; hotel owner confirms Holiday Inn to become DoubleTree by Hilton

Courtesy City of Lawrence

Representatives with Verizon have filed plans to build a 120-foot tall communications tower just a few blocks from the site of a previous proposal that ...

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Critic’s Picks: Kurt Cobain documentary among May’s can’t-miss streaming titles

Film critic Eric Melin recommends titles coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime and the new HBO Now streaming services this month. On HBO Now On Amazon ...


Weekend Picks: Stop Day Matinee, The Ants record release, Mother’s Day Gospel Fest, farewell to the Jaybowl, and a Nerd Nite bonus pick

This weekend is a little less jam-packed than recent festival-filled weekends, but the following options offer a diverse set of opportunities. From raunchy doo-wop to ...


Library launches the Lawrence Music Project

Songs and albums by local musicians can be downloaded by members of the Lawrence Public Library at lawrencemusicproject.org.

If you go to the library, you can check out a book. So it makes sense that in a town like Lawrence, you can use ...


Stock watch: Early draft projections vary on Kelly Oubre Jr. and Cliff Alexander

KUsports.com graphic by Janella Williams

For the second year in a row, two Kansas basketball freshmen have left the program as one-and-done college players to chase their professional dreams and ...


Pet food, pet supply chain locating in northwest Lawrence; city decides to make North Lawrence project smaller

A deal has been struck for Earthwise Pet Supply to go into the multi-tenant building in the Bauer Farm Development in northwest Lawrence. Earthwise will ...

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Hasselback potatoes not much hassle at all

Compound butter-infused Baked Potatoes

Steak night at our house is a big affair and we don't like to mess around. We want all the sides and fixin's, and we ...


Dunkapalooza: Watch every slam Andrew Wiggins threw down this season

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins, left, dunks as Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, April 10, 2015, in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 106-98. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

If you paid any attention at all to the 2014-15 NBA season — even as someone who accidentally stumbled upon highlights a few times a ...


Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with restaurant specials

Wash down your meal with a festive drink. Guava juice and reposada tequila flavor the Guavarita from Tortas Jalisco, 534 Frontier Rd.

Happy Cinco de Mayo, readers! If you're anything like me, you've probably never met a Mexican foodstuff you didn't like. To help you celebrate the ...


Free State Brewing Company creates new beer series; AT&T expanding broadband service; City Hall creates new online public forum

I don’t think I have to wear Spandex to drink this new beer from Lawrence-based Free State Brewing Company, but perhaps I shouldn’t take any ...

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Pink Royal is just too cute

We've found your feel-good band of the summer. Pink Royal is really just too adorable. Coming hot off a recent album release, the Lawrence band ...


See if your neighborhood is included in $130K worth of sidewalk repairs; meeting about fantasy city government set; city to seek budget comments tonight

I know I hate it when I’m out running in Lawrence neighborhoods and all of a sudden the sidewalk stops. When you run as fast ...

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Lawmakers to hear about privatizing KPERS

Three committees of the Kansas Legislature will meet Wednesday to discuss the possibility of privatizing the state’s pension system. That idea has been circulating among ...

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