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Laurel Nagengast
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Laurel Nagengast

The Digital Marketing Manager at eXplore Lawrence, Laurel Nagengast is an avid fantasy reader, a chronic dabbler in new hobbies, and a big fan of her dog and two cats.

A Guide to Lawrence Restaurant Week 2023

Lawrence Restaurant Week returned yesterday, January 19, and runs through January 29. It's a full ten days of paradise for foodies. This is one of my favorite events every year, so I'm certainly excited, and I hope that excitement is shared. However, with 45 restaurants participating, each with its…

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The Unmistakable Experiences Gift Guide

Not everyone is hoping to find a new toy or trinket in their stocking this holiday season. Why not give the gift of a new experience? Here are some unique gift ideas that support local businesses in your community and, as a bonus, get you out of the house…

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The Spookiest Things to do in Lawrence this Month

The sun is a little cooler in the sky, red and orange leaves are starting to appear underfoot along the sidewalks, and the month across the top of the calendar reads “October”, which can only mean one thing: It’s that special time of year when all things witchy, eerie, and spectacularly supernatural…

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An Insider's Guide to the Kaw Valley Farm Tour

All around the Kaw River Valley, 34 unique farms are preparing for carloads of curious minds from near and far to arrive and see what they have to offer. This is the 18 th Annual Kaw Valley Farm Tour, and it’s the ultimate agritourism event in Kansas. The list of farms ranges from A (Ad Astra…

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