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Blade & Timber ax-throwing venue to return to Lawrence; owner will add mini golf, too
Matt Baysinger has a handle on what to do with his newly acquired space at 722 Massachusetts St., which formerly housed Signs of Life.
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Giant solar power generation facility proposed just north of Lawrence
A division of oil giant Royal Dutch Shell is proposing to build a solar energy facility covering more than a square mile just north of Lawrence, near Midland Junction. The “Kansas Sky Energy Center” would supply electrical power to local utility Evergy Inc., which would ultimately own the facility.
Cap on short-term rental units to remain for now, Lawrence City Commission decides
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday decided to table a discussion on raising or eliminating the cap on the number of short-term rental units property owners may license in some parts of town.
Henry’s Upstairs and Grounded Coffee kick off ‘Eggs & Legs’ Drag Brunch series
Henry’s Upstairs and Grounded Coffee hosted the inaugural Eggs & Legs Drag Brunch this Sunday. The fabulous event series’ first installation featured local drag performers, a curated food and drink menu, and lots of laughter.
It’s official: Lawrence Arts Center has purchased Salvation Army building
The Lawrence Arts Center has closed on the purchase of the former Salvation Army building next door at 946 New Hampshire St., according to an announcement Friday morning.
New legislation could allow hemp products to be used in Kansas animal feed
Industrial hemp could open up new pastures for Kansas, said industry professionals urging lawmakers to loosen regulatory measures they believe gave a chilling effect on the business.
Kansas proposal to regulate Evergy’s charges could save customers millions
With anger rising statewide about bigger electric bills, lawmakers advanced a proposal that would limit Evergy’s ability to recoup construction costs from customers’ wallets.
Who let the dogs in? Kansas breweries and health officials clash over indoors pet ban
Transport Brewery was a dog lover’s paradise, with dogs allowed in the taprooms and patios, pet adoption events and even a dog picture calendar. Then came the Kansas Department of Agriculture inspector.
U.S. transportation secretary visits Kansas, gives speech at future Panasonic plant site
Surrounded by local and national leaders, U.S. transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg pointed to the Panasonic project as an example of rural revitalization through green energy transportation projects.
LMH Health board approves ‘strategic clinical relationship’ with KU Health System
The LMH Health board of trustees on Wednesday voted to approve an agreement with the KU Health System that aims to improve specialized patient care, according to an announcement from the hospital.
Sarpino’s Pizzeria Lawrence location has closed
Pizza lovers in Lawrence have one less option now, as Sunday was the last day in business for Sarpino’s Pizzeria.
Town hall to rally local business owners around solutions to entrepreneurial inequities
Entrepreneurs and small business owners are invited to participate in a town hall about strengthening equitable resources in local entrepreneurship.
Photos: Barbers put skills on display at Cuttin Up showcase in Lawrence
The Cuttin Up Barber Showcase brought hundreds of spectators to watch many of the area’s talented barbers compete at Venue 1235 in North Lawrence on Sunday.
Kansas City’s role in making doomsday weapons is a boon for the local economy
A plant on the southern edge of Kansas City makes most of the non-nuclear parts for nuclear weapons in the U.S. arsenal. That plant is expanding rapidly, spreading billions of federal dollars around the metro.
Espurresso Cat Cafe coming soon to downtown Lawrence
If you’re a cat purrson, we have good news. Brittanie Sinisgalli and Mary Costello have a shared dream that’s coming to fruition — to launch Lawrence’s very first cat cafe.
A $1.8 billion semiconductor plant is planned for Wichita through another Kansas megaproject deal
The state entered an agreement with Integra Technologies to provide $300 million of incentives for the company to build the plant and create 2,000 new jobs in Wichita. But the deal still hinges on federal funding.