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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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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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July Best Bests for Live Music

There are a lot of big things happening in July! For one, indoor nighttime rock shows are back. Second, The Bottleneck is finally easing back into the live music landscape (we missed you, Bottleneck!). There are a few surprises in store for music-goers, and a heavy holiday weekend outlook. So…

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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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