Art Tougeau Parade in Downtown Lawrence Kansas

A Seasonal Guide to Birding in Lawrence | Spring

By no means an expert birder, I am both exhilarated and frightened by spring. I’m exhilarated because of all the migrants moving through; I’m frightened because of all the migrants moving through. Positioned right in the middle of the Central Flyway, Lawrence, Kansas, offers some of the best spring…

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A Seasonal Guide to Birding in Lawrence | Winter

Whatever your skill level, Lawrence is a great place for birding! As we townies like to boast, if you drive for 10 minutes (or bicycle for 15 or 20), you’re in the country. There are also some nice little pockets of habitat tucked right into town as well. Maybe you’re already a seasoned birder and…

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Q&A with the Women of RPG

RPG, short for Restaurant, Pub, and Games, in Downtown Lawrence offers more then 1,000 board games, delicious food with locally sourced ingredients, and a fully-stocked bar where creative cocktails are stirred up and a variety of beers are on tap. Their website touts it as a community within a…

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Getting Grounded in Nature in Lawrence, Kansas

While I’ve always appreciated the outdoors, these days, I have an even greater appreciation of getting grounded in nature. I have been working from home since March of this year and have seen the stress/impact of the pandemic on friends and family. The ease of having a quick get-together or dinner…

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Five trails perfect for a fall hike

One of my favorite Lawrence amenities is our abundance of well-maintained trails, and fall is a prime time to check them out. With cooler temperatures and fewer bugs, our local trails are a wonderful place to enjoy a sunny September afternoon or crisp October evening. The following fall hikes…

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