children complete isaiah zagar’s mural in noto

On Juy 2, 105, thirty Quincy school students will have their last day of Arts Camp at the NOTO Arts Center. As a part of the NOTO Arts Camp,   Quincy students have been working on a project which was started by...

green gals

Kimberly Daugherty founded Green Gals in 2012 as a way to fulfill a desire in her life to grow and learn. After working in corrections for over 10 years, Kimberly decided to focus on her family and step away fr...

tradepost today

youngblood brings new life to a once aging Topeka business. Not all that long ago, I was a 90s teen who would spend hours listening to CDs. I was always trying to keep up with what MTV told me was cool, but I ...
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JOSHUA MARKLEY + BYRON GODDSPEED

GREAT MINDS THINK ALIKE installation sculpture artists / brothers co-create and expand their own imagination and perception Although most artists work in solitude, installation sculpture artists and broth...

boom comics

When I first met Matthew Kreger, owner of Boom Comics, at Topeka’s inaugural comic book convention, TopCon, last September. At that time, Boom Comics was on the drawing board, but Matthew’s charisma was ...

bands + bbq

Topeka’s offerings of outdoor music venues is dismal, to say the least. While a handful of bars offer outdoor music spaces (and we thank you), Topeka truly lacks a larger outdoor venue space inside the city lim...

HANOVER PANCAKE HOUSE

HAN'G'OVER Breakfast for lunch? After a recommendation, I agreed to pancakes at noon at Hanover Pancake House - why not? I was pleasantly surprised by how busy Hanover was, which usually means there will...

oculto reveals layered flavors

With a growing beer market competing for the attention of sophisticated drinkers, it’s not surprising that brewery giant Anheuser Busch (AB) of St. Louis, MO turns to a gimmick. In the case of  Oculto (Spanish ...

fancy ride

On a warm Sunday at Washburn University, the bell tower sounded at noon, riders rolled in on their two wheeled steeds, looking their finest for what some affectionately called “Bike Church.” Knickers ped...