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There’s a new cookie shop coming to Lawrence, and it aims to do more than sate your sweet tooth.
The owners of Jungle House are in the process of moving the store from its current building in East Lawrence to a new downtown location that’s set to open Wednesday.
Increased seating, accessibility and lighting are part of a new expanded lounge at Nostalgia Room, Lawrence’s nonalcoholic bar. Morning coffee and brunch cocktails are available, too, with the addition of barista Becca Dreyfus.
Signs of Life, a bookstore, espresso bar and art gallery that has been a longtime fixture in downtown Lawrence, is closing this month, the store has announced.
There are more than 300 Braum’s Ice Cream and Dairy Stores, but none closer to Lawrence than Emporia, more than an hour drive away. That could soon change.
The gas pumps at the Cenex station on 23rd Street are going away. But the falafel and kebabs that draw customers for much more than a fill-up are staying.
Balhar Choong, owner of India Palace, is excited to open Lawrence’s only Indian-style pizza restaurant: Pizza Palace.
La Parrilla has closed permanently, but Italian restaurant Genovese is reopening in its place.
“They wanted us to reopen, and we heard them loud and clear,” the co-owner said.
The co-founders of Art Love Collective felt the Lawrence arts community was lacking something, and they opened Lawrence’s newest gallery with the intention of filling that void.
Taco-loving Lawrencians have a new place to satisfy their cravings. El Jimador, a family-owned Mexican restaurant and bar, is now open seven days a week.
The owners of a new local cafe and market, La Celeste, will debut their South American cuisine Sunday in Lawrence at their first popup event.
The window of Applebee’s was plastered with a note announcing its closure on Monday night.
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.
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.
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.