Don’t Miss Out on NuWay’s Groupon Offer!

Hi Everyone! Yesterday NuWay was the featured deal at Groupon for Wichita!  There are still a few hundred left before we sell out.  The deal is buy $7 worth of store credit and get $14!  You can use it for any purchase at all five Wichita NuWays from now til April 18th.  Must be used […]

Remembrances of Things Past

I read today’s article in the Wichita Eagle about Boeing leaving Wichita: http://www.kansas.com/2012/01/07/2167212/boeings-departure-will-leave-a.html The article not only mentioned the pictures NuWay proudly hangs in our stores, but the people who make up the fabric of our lives too.  Betty Gettings who is a long time employee, in the article pointed to the picture and identified […]

Tallgrass Film Festival, October 20-23, 2011 in Downtown Wichita!

Tallgrass Film Festival from right here in little old Wichita, Kansas is the premier independent film festival in the Midwest.  And it is happening next weekend! This is the ninth year it has been going on and it is a wonderful opportunity to see nationally known and up and coming artists and meet and talk […]

Final Friday on Commerce Street – Art and Drinks

Today is Final Friday and the weather is great!  Tonight on Commerce Street – in the downtown Arts District where Final Friday began – there are several galleries open and there is another Temporary Entertainment District! You may have thought that TED was just an internet thing for techno-geeks with spreadsheets: http://www.ted.com/talks/kevin_slavin_how_algorithms_shape_our_world.html But NO!  Once […]

Happy Birthday Old Town!

Happy Birthday Old Town! This weekend marks the ‘unofficial’ 20th birthday of Wichita’s Old Town — way to go Wichita!  Transformed by a handful of truly brave and visionary people, Dave Burk, Rich Vliet and Gary Streepy did a great job all those years ago and it is a wonderful thing for everyone in Wichita […]

Review of Shakespeare in the Park’s “Troilus and Cressida” — Go See It!

“In fair Riverside, where we lay our scene”…. I went last night with a friend to see the first night of the fall edition of Wichita Shakespeare Company’s Troilus and Cressida at Riverside Park.  Go see it.  Ars longa, vita breva.  The story is of two young lovers caught in the midst of war and […]

Of Monarchs and Mums, Bees and Baseball

I thought I saw two weeks ago an itinerant Monarch heading south leisurely, or perhaps just ambling along, on the eponymous south wind of Kansas.  Today my friend said she witnessed virtual marches of them heading south. The sun is coming up later, with some slight reduction in heat, and setting sooner.  It almost seemed […]

Delivery of paper and ink to the Wichita Eagle, 8-15-11

I went over to local hero Randy Croley’s woodworking shop to talk about cabinets and he was not there, but on the way back, I passed the Wichita Eagle.  And what did I see?  The BNSF locomotive dropping off three boxcars of paper and at least one of ink, and picking up an empty tank […]

Wichita State University videos from 7-24-11

A dear friend’s mother who was also a friend and patron and big fan of local food passed away suddenly and her memorial was this last weekend.  Even after the beautiful service, I felt quite low.  I went out to WSU and shot four videos.  Two of the moving sculpture by George Rickey near the […]