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Mi Ranchito, a family-owned Mexican restaurant, survived the pandemic with support from a loyal customer base. But now its owners are struggling with a new challenge: shutting down rumors that the Lawrence location is closing.
Silks are where DeAnna Mylander’s love of dance, gymnastics and rock climbing converge. Aerial athletic practice is also artistic, she said. She’s opening a studio in Lawrence called Inspired Aerial Arts, and those who are interested can try silks at an event this Saturday.
Almost from the moment it was launched nearly 50 years ago, the Lawrence Arts Center found itself scrambling for space. Now, it may have solved its space problems.
With lots of hard work and a great team surrounding them, Shantel Grace and Rozz Petrozz, the founders of Saltwell Farm Kitchen, have opened the abandoned-farmhouse-turned-restaurant to the public with one request: Come as you are.
No matter what happens this weekend, there will be something to look forward to on Monday. Torchy’s Tacos in Lawrence is offering one free taco of your choice and one free green chile queso to everyone who stops by the restaurant.
The workers at Starbucks at 23rd and Ousdahl in Lawrence announced Monday their intent to form a union.
Lawrence’s population of tech workers is growing fast, and a local industry leader says that could mean even bigger job growth in the near future.
Two Lawrence educators are opening Limestone Community School this August as an alternative elementary option that will emphasize project-based learning, outdoor education and more.
The Paper Plains Literary Festival on Thursday announced Angeline Boulley, Sarah Smarsh, and Colson Whitehead as keynote speakers for the inaugural in-person festival, slated for April 8 and 9.
With aspirations to level up from online shoe resales, business partners Anthony Wahquah, 19, and Riley Henley, 20, opened Soled Out LK in October, reaching their goal of owning a shoe store in their hometown of Lawrence by age 21 with time to spare.
The Sundance Film Festival and Wichita’s mama.film will bring world premieres of comedies, period pieces, dramas and documentaries to Liberty Hall next month as part of the Sundance Satellite Screen program.
Lovers of the written word, mark your calendars — the Paper Plains Literary Festival has set dates for 2022 events, which will be in person and livestreamed.