A day of food judging at Orie’s Garlic Fest

One of the more underrated food events in town returned after a year hiatus. Orie's Garlic Fest which celebrates all things' garlic — with ready-to-eat garlicky grub, garlic beverages, garlic salts, seasonings, baked goods, honeys,...

Visiting the “Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.” exhibit in Kansas City

Available now at Union Station in Kansas City, is the largest traveling exhibition of the Auschwitz concentration camp ever brought to the United States.  “Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away” features more than...

I did 86 Cold Press’ 3-day juice cleanse. Here’s how I felt.

I write about many businesses around town; even if they don't provide services or products that aren't up my alley, such as coffee. One locally owned business I've been to before a couple of...

Family Fun Series: West Acres Bowling Center

West Acres Bowling Center For the next visit in the Family Fun Series, we wanted to do something that we've always enjoyed... bowling! The kids have always enjoyed bowling, but for the adults, it's been...

Family Fun Series: Splash Aqua Park

Splash Aqua Park For the next visit in the Family Fun Series, it was time to get in the water. The latest outing took us to Splash Aqua Park. If you've never been, it's a mix...

Family Fun Series: Old Cowtown Museum

Old Cowtown Museum For the next visit in the Family Fun Series, my brother and I took our families to Old Cowtown Museum. It's been a few decades since I last stopped by and actually...

An evening judging Festive ICT’s Margaritas & Mojitos event at Naftzger Park

What a beautiful night it was at Naftzger Park. It was Festive ICT's second year throwing their Margaritas & Mojitos event which took place on Friday, July 23. I was joined by Lisa with...

Family Fun Series: Sedgwick County Zoo

Sedgwick County Zoo For the next visit in the Family Fun Series, we made a return visit the Sedgwick County Zoo. A lot has happened since our last visit. For starters, they celebrated their 50th birthday...

Family Fun Series: Axe To Grind

Axe To Grind For the latest visit in the Family Fun Series, I brought the entire family and other loved ones to Axe To Grind. They are an axe throwing and social house business located near...

Family Fun Series: O.J. Watson Park

O.J. Watson Park The Family Fun Series is sponsored by TJ Lawson with Insurance Solutions of South Central Kansas As a local Independent Insurance Agent, TJ seeks to find the best deal for clients by providing great...