The energy in downtown Lawrence was electric in the hours leading up to KU’s appearance in the national championship game.
The Jayhawks made it look easy, holding a lead over the Villanova Wildcats for the entire Final Four matchup. And Lawrence was partying in the streets.
Mass Street shoppers, visitors and regulars were beginning to take advantage of the wide open street closed to vehicle traffic Saturday morning ahead of KU’s Final Four game against Villanova.
The young artists of Van Go and members of the Lawrence Restaurant Association on Saturday celebrated the completion of a new mural, “Sustenance,” in downtown Lawrence.
“The City Play Corps, a nonprofit organization that promotes the practice of true play for kids, has opened up a temporary storefront dedicated to letting kids be kids by making their own fun,” the group writes in this announcement.
A beloved Lawrence tradition will return Friday after taking 2020 off + more opportunities to see Santa
Jungle House owners Jhami and Rachel Guffey hope that when customers walk into their new pop-up shop in downtown Lawrence, they experience “over-the-top holiday magic.”
Ngaio, the 13-year-old resident bookstore cat at the Raven, greeted and accompanied customers for 10 years. She has now retired to a quieter life at a bookseller’s home.
It’s a jungle inside the window front of Wild Man Vintage, complete with live cats on the weekends. And courtesy of some creative middle school students, their domain includes a climbable tree, too.
Last summer, the city of Lawrence started implementing temporary parklets to expand outdoor seating for businesses during COVID-19. Now those parklets might be around for a while longer.
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