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4 Day Sale at HyVee Could Be an Easy Way to Help

HyVee is having a four day sale (Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun) this week that features many inexpensive items. Oroweat Bread, seedless watermelons and Charmin toilet paper for starters. Two sale items in particular caught my eye: Peter Pan peanut butter for $0.69 and $0.39 a box for ... Continue reading

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Staff predictions for the top KU players of 2010

With the opening game of the 2010 season now a little more than two weeks away, it seems like as good a time as any to offer up some predictions for the coming year. Although we’re still formulating opinions about how the Kansas University football team will ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s “You’re the Poet”; “The Little Cloud”

Swampyville's You're the Poet! Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own. Cry, play, rain, sky, smile, twirl, vain, way, while, world. The Little Cloud! By L. Don Oliver There once was a little cloud, Drifting gently through the ___; Along came ... Continue reading

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Scott Pilgrim vs. The World Movie Review

Eric Melin from [Scene-Stealers][1] and Aaron Weber from [DadsBigPlan][2] review [Scott Pilgrim vs. the World][3], starring Michael Cera and directed by Edgar Wright. Will the visual inventiveness and stylistic trappings of a movie within a video game kill it or does the film succeed as a metaphor ... Continue reading

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When it Comes to Sales and Coupons, Know Before You Go

You would think after two years of rather intense couponing that I would learn to follow my own advice: Call ahead to make sure a sale is being offered at your location, read the fine print to make sure you know what you are doing, understand the ... Continue reading

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Grace Under Fire

The misunderstandings about the request to build the Park Place Islamic Cultural Center are "dangerous," but the deliberately misleading statements of politicians using the mosque as a wedge issue are more likely to cause permanent harm and peril. Their inflammatory statements ignore the fact their own words ... Continue reading

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Upcoming Shows For The Fall!!!

Theres going to be a plethora of awesome shows for all music tastes in the Lawrence/KC area so make sure to come rage This what we've got lined up so far: Everytime I die Season To Risk Mansion The Cast Pattern Wednesday, August 18th The Bottleneck The ... Continue reading

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Swampyville Moral Rhymes;

The following poem is based on The Ten Commandments. The best moral guide ever. It is intended as an addition to the Ten Commandments and not as a replacement. I worded it so as not to offend anyone. With the continous argument between Church and State (The ... Continue reading

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Ratings and Reviews have come to Lawrence Marketplace

We are very excited to announce the addition of Ratings and Reviews to Lawrence Marketplace.  Along with the recently added social media features and sharing options, this brings a new level of engagement and involvement to our site for both Lawrence customers and Lawrence businesses alike. To ... Continue reading

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Lou Perkins: KU’s Mile High Club

Lou Perkins once again finds himself in the middle of a controversy. This time he has been singled out as a big spender of KU funds in order to be a member of the jet set. The Lawrence Journal World story, Report: Perkins spendy traveler, reports that, ... Continue reading

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Episode 2 video

The following is the second episode of The Gridiron, produced by the Kansas University athletic department. The Gridiron - Episode 2 from Kansas Jayhawks on Vimeo. Continue reading

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Superfoods, super easy

At work, on Fridays, our on-staff painter and I like to splurge and have a pancake. Pancake Friday! It helps me get out of bed at the end of a long week. Usually I have the grill cook put blueberries in mine, because it makes me feel ... Continue reading

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Marketplace enables ratings and reviews

Starting this week, people in Lawrence and its surrounding communities are now able to leave ratings and reviews on [Lawrence Marketplace][1]. Here are some FAQs about how these work: **What is Lawrence Marketplace?** [LawrenceMarketplace.com][2] is a local search directory with information, coupons, photos and videos on every ... Continue reading

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Boris

So, Boris came to melt my face with experimental rock this weekend. I've been begging and pleading my friends to come watch the show, and it most certainly did not let down. First, Russian Circles opened. The Chicago trio's latest CD leaves me in a bit of ... Continue reading

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Blatant bike bias

As a middle-aged, middle-class, white male of average height and weight, I’m fortunate to be among the least discriminated-against people in the history of, well, people. In fact, as a member of a group that’s far more likely to discriminate overtly than be overtly discriminated against, I ... Continue reading

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Building Love at Ground Zero

Believers in Islam should not become America's whipping boys, and nor should the guilt from the attacks on 9/11 be assigned as collective guilt to all Muslims. As an African-American Southerner, I live and work near monuments that celebrate the Confederate legacy, hailing as heroes and valiant ... Continue reading

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Ice Avatar - Life and Death (Reminder to submit SciFi Fiction 999)

Recap: ' I am Ice Avatar and I came centuries ago to see if planet Earth was inhabitable by my people. Because we miscalculated Earth's gravitational pull, I was not able to return to my planet with my winged guide. I burrowed deep into the earth's core, ... Continue reading

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A 2010 Lawrence baby boom? Keeping Warm in the Most Traditional of Ways

Just what was happening in Lawrence nine months ago, less one or two weeks? [the first 100-characters makes a lousy summary for a blog so don't look here for it, please continue to read until admin fixes this] I notice seven births announced in today's online edition ... Continue reading

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Are you loyal to your hairstylist?

In Sunday’s Target ad, select 32-ounce TreSemme hair care products are $3.49. This is a great price for the size. Seeing this got me thinking. In our quests to save money, do you sale shop when looking for hair care products or are you pretty loyal to ... Continue reading

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BOGO at Payless and Grocery Deals for the Week

Payless is running their BOGO sale again until the 6th of September. This sale is a good one especially if you’ve got several kids to put into new shoes. When you make ANY purchase at Payless you will find a coupon on the bottom of your receipt ... Continue reading