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Best Bets for Live Music in June

Welcome to sweet, summery June! If there’s one thing you’ll be doing with live music this month, it’s getting outdoors and enjoying a festival or two. June is always such a beautiful time of year, and those who enjoy the sunshine will be thrilled with how many opportunities await for hitting the…

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Festivals and Rock Rule the May Music Calendar

I mean, you probably shouldn’t even try to leave town this month. Lawrence tends to spring into action this time of year, what with Busker Fest and the Food Truck Fest. But local music absolutely explodes in May. Every venue is filled to the brim with shows, and many are selling out quickly. This is…

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Celebration Weekend in Lawrence, Kansas

Jayhawks from across the country are flocking to Lawrence this weekend to continue the celebration of the 2022 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship Jayhawks. But that’s not all there is to celebrate in Lawrence this weekend! Celebrations of cultures, books, music, food, and more are happening…

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Where to watch the big games

*Originally posted March 8, 2017. Updated March 29, 2022 Gameday in Lawrence, Kansas - where to watch and what to eat! Can you feel that? There’s something in the air, and it’s contagious! It’s called March Madness, and if you spend a good amount in time in Lawrence (where the game grew up), you’re…

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Best Bets for Live Music in April

Phew! The spring season just hit like a ton of bricks, didn’t it? Well, lucky for those of us who live for live events, there’s no slowing down in April. There’s something for fans of disco, metal, piano rock, hip-hop, dance music, and (of course) bluegrass. The dandiest month of the year seems to…

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Exploring Lawrence for the very first time

When I first rolled into Lawrence it felt like I could be arriving in any nondescript small town in the Midwest. There was an Orscheln farm supply store, some gas stations, and a Dollar General. Pretty typical fare if you’re from my neck of the woods. However, as I turned down Massachusetts Street…

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A Guide to Lawrence Restaurant Week

If you are anything like me, you are excited about Lawrence Restaurant Week. If you are even more like me, you don’t know where to begin when it comes to planning Restaurant Week… but you feel the need for a plan! And who wouldn’t? Nearly 40 unique Lawrence restaurants are planning specialty menus…

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