Hey Dallas: It’s time to give Drew Gooden a chance

Maybe it’s the weird facial hair or the less-than-ordinary ‘dos that have turned teams off of Drew Gooden. You know the looks I’m talking about. ...

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Beta search open for feedback: Seek and (we hope) you shall find

Originally posted Friday, July 24. Updated and reposted July 27, 2009. Yay. We're rolling out a new search framework for LJWorld.com, and we invite you ...

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Craziest Week of our Lives

I am absolutely spitting right now. I just wrote for the last hour and half to try and update the last week, writing pages and ...

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Media days, Tim Tebow and a Big 12 all-decade team

Big 12 Conference Football Media Days begins next week in Dallas, and I'll be attending with fellow staffers Jesse Newell and Dugan Arnett. Starting Monday ...

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Confederate Gold

For those who love history, dream of adventure, riches, and fame; for those really believe they'll hit the jackpot on the lottery scratch-off, for those ...

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Treasure Hunt # 6 - FOUND by Anagram

Congratulations to Anagram. . . who found Abigail's treasure in Oak Hill Cemetery. Please join me in congratulating Anagram . The story, riddle and clues ...

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Magical Stoplights

GAWD do I hate the stoplights of Lawrence Kansas. Obviously, there is a higher power out there pulling our strings, making us wait for what ...

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Jayhawk Flashback: Mark Mangino’s introductory speeches and Texas, 11/13/2004

With Big 12 Football Media Days coming up next week*, I thought we'd try something a little different for this week's Jayhawk Flashback. * — ...

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No! Dont’ Leave! Isn’t Lawrence great?!

On Thursday, we took a couple of good friends out to dinner one last time. They're leaving Lawrence (forever!) next week, so this was a ...

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Cuff love

I have some nice bikes. Nothing that would make a connoisseur jealous, mind you, but some pretty nice rides. I have some pretty nifty cycling ...

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Shuttle and Space Station Pass Overhead Tonight

Since it's such nice weather and a clear night, I thought you might want to see the combined Orbiter(Space Shuttle) and Space Station pass overhead. ...

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Yellow Light, or Orange Light?

My wife and I often have an argument on what to call the center light of a stoplight. She almost becomes irate when I call ...

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Lawrence Marketplace Blog

Welcome to the new Lawrence Marketplace blog! The Lawrence Marketplace team includes Adrian Jacobs, Chris Thompson, Jenny Haralson and Rhonda Crosby. We're all here to ...

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Top Chef Masters — A dark (and giggly) horse joins the race

And then there were six. After weeks of whittling, we're down to the masters of "Top Chef Masters." The show's format allowed us to meet ...

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The Honey-do

In this day and age we are flooded with reality tv shows, giant lists of things to do and little time to do them in. ...

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Why A Health Care Reform Is Needed Now!

by Ernest Barteldes A few years ago, a close friend of mine was unfortunate enough to have suffered an automobile accident shortly before her job ...

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Jim DeMint’s Waterloo

Jim DeMint is mad, but not without method. That combination makes him dangerous. His madness is not being anti-Democratic or fiercely partisan; it is the ...

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Warm days, cool nights: Dry air means big temperature swings

I doubt anyone is complaining about this “relatively” dry air mass overhead. No? As we know all too well in Northeast Kansas, this time of ...

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Plan for former Arensberg building comes forward

There soon may be new life for the former Arensberg Shoes building in downtown Lawrence. Lawrence orthodontist Dan Ranjbar has bought the building and filed ...

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Hinrich still a hot name

Here’s a look at the latest NBA rumors surrounding a few former Jayhawks who might be on the move this offseason. The hottest name out ...

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