After 13 years operating on Massachusetts Street, 1856 Bar and Grill has officially closed its doors. The owners of the business will rent the space to Moose McGuire’s Pub and Grill, which is set to open in March of this year.
Arts & Culture
A long-time ice cream favorite of Lawrence locals, Sylas and Maddy's has officially opened for business in its new location at 1101 Massachusetts St.
Industrial design students at the University of Kansas have a taxing workload that puts a strain on some students' mental health. Their workload can be as high as 50 hours per week.
KU alumna Allison Ellis turned an undergraduate experience into a career. Her senior year at the University of Kansas she volunteered with KU Alternative Breaks to help with Hurricane Harvey relief. Now, she works for the organization for which she volunteered.
University of Kansas graduate student Brad Kreuger and former student Noelle Starnes are dressing up the month of December as part of Dressember, an organization that uses fashion and creativity to raise money and awareness to fight human trafficking.
The band consists of six members — and half of them are named Max. The band will release its debut album, "Between the Knees and Squeeze," on Jan. 10.
The podcast “Black Talk” is in its first semester at the University of Kansas. It will return after winter break on the last Thursday of every month.
Challah for Hunger is a national charity organization that bakes and sells challah bread on more than 80 college campuses. The KU chapter donates to organizations such as Just Food and Campus Cupboard.
Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art form that combines martial arts, dance, sport and aerobics. The KU Capoeira club meets weekly on Thursdays in Robinson Center.