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Where to Get Away from the Noise in Wichita

Where to Get Away from the Noise in Wichita

June 12, 2018 | Local

We are bombarded with noise in today's society. From our cell phones and email, to the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life, we are repeatedly smacked with notifications and updates that contribute to the intense volume of modern day living. The cacophony can b...

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Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Wichita

Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Wichita

June 5, 2018 | Local

June is Immigrant Heritage Month in the United States, a time to celebrate our heritage as a nation of immigrants and to reflect on all the contributions many immigrants have made and continue to contribute to our country.

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Old Wichita Riverfest Buttons

Old Wichita Riverfest Buttons

May 30, 2018 | Local

The first Wichita Riverfest button debuted in 1972 when the festival was called The Wichitennial River Festival and Traders Day. Each year since then, the buttons have featured a new, locally sourced design. Buttons cost $1 until 1990, when they were ...

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Why I Loved Volunteering to Paint Douglas Street Murals

Why I Loved Volunteering to Paint Douglas Street Murals

May 28, 2018 | Local

Every year during Avenue Art days, you see new murals painted on the sides of the buildings that run along the Douglas Design District. Instead of looking up for these murals, there's a new one painted on the street. Over the course of two days, April 13 and 20...

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The Douglas Design District 2020 Vision Project

The Douglas Design District 2020 Vision Project

May 23, 2018 | Local

I moved back to Wichita, my hometown, last year after spending nearly 25 years in Chicago. I work in city revitalization and played a leadership role in transforming Chicago’s Loop from a singular office market into a mixed-use, “24/7” de...

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Reuben Saunders Gallery: 40th Anniversary

Reuben Saunders Gallery: 40th Anniversary

May 22, 2018 | Local

May 22, 2018 is a major milestone for gallerist, Reuben Saunders: his Gallery’s 40th Anniversary. Over the course of two Final Friday exhibitions (May 25th and June 29th), Reuben will be celebrating this remarkable achievement by honoring the many artists...

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Save the Kechi Playhouse!

Save the Kechi Playhouse!

May 11, 2018 | Local

The Kechi Playhouse, originally home of the Kechi United Methodist Church, is a landmark structure constructed in 1920. Converted to a community theater in 1983, the Kechi Playhouse is the longest continuously operated business in Kechi. Unfortunately, time and...

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Celebrating Mom!

Celebrating Mom!

May 9, 2018 | Local

“All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my mother."– Abraham Lincoln As a busy mother of four daughters and three stepchildren, I believe I'm qualified enough to say that being a mom is hard work. Most days I feel like a cook, chauffeur, referee, hai...

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The History of Baseball in Wichita

The History of Baseball in Wichita

May 7, 2018 | Local

Who’s ready to hear the echo of a hit, the roar of a crowd, a rousing rendition of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" and lest we not forget, two weeks of tournament play in late July and early August. That’s right folks, its baseball season in downtown ...

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Against the Odds: Winemaker Jennifer McDonald

Against the Odds: Winemaker Jennifer McDonald

April 25, 2018 | Local

Being a winemaker is no easy task. Being a female in a field dominated by men compounds that difficulty—and being the only female person of color making wine in your state stacks the odds against you, yet again. Though, none of those things have stopped J...

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Golf Tournament Helps Fund Aviation Musuem

Golf Tournament Helps Fund Aviation Musuem

April 12, 2018 | Local

You can help a local gem of an attraction out by going golfing! That’s right golfing! On May 14th the Kansas Aviation Museum (KAM) will be hosting one their largest annual fundraisers, A golf tournament at Willowbend Golf Club. Proceeds from the tournamen...

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20/20 Vision, Pt. 1: The Streetscape Mural

20/20 Vision, Pt. 1: The Streetscape Mural

April 10, 2018 | Local

The Douglas Design District’s president, Janelle King (The Workroom), has been very busy. Between managing a successful local business and dreaming up community-building projects like Avenue Art Days and LevelUP, her 2020 Vision initiative is finally comi...

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