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Director of Marketing & Communications at eXplore Lawrence. Basketball mom, hobby gardener, data geek, Jayhawk fanatic.

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Come for the game, stay for a fantastic fall weekend

There's no better way to kick off the fall season than with a weekend in one of the best college towns in America for football, fall foliage, and fun! The undefeated Kansas Jayhawks will be fighting to continue their winning streak against the undefeated Duke Blue Devils this Saturday at David Booth…

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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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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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Unmistakable Moments of 2021 in Lawrence, Kansas

The start of 2021 seems like an eternity ago, yet it has flown by in the blink of an eye, amiright? It must’ve been fun if the old saying is true. At the very least, it’s been quite busy. That’s made evident by the number of things that came to mind while writing this blog. Let’s get to it; here’s…

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