Kelli Huslig opened Uplift Coffee Shop after realizing she always had a passion for coffee and people, and she said the goal is to create a positive environment where people in the Lawrence community can unwind and socialize.
Food & Dining
Lucia Beer Garden and Grill opens its doors to the KC-based food truck Cheesy Street to freshen up their menu with grilled cheese and macaroni and cheese options.
The University of Kansas Vegan Club is a place for people to learn more about veganism. The club also offers members a sense of community for being around people that hold the same values as them.
Students and faculty can enjoy a variety of Valentine's Day themed treats, including macarons and chocolate-covered strawberries at McLain's Market this holiday.
Encore Cafe, Ta Co. and RPG are among the 37 restaurants participating in the sixth annual downtown Lawrence restaurant week. The event features special deals and exclusive menu items. The culinary experience lasts from Jan. 17 through Jan. 25.
The 23rd street location of Goodcents sandwich shop is closed, but the restaurant opened a different location in Lawrence on Bob Billings and Kasold the following day.
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.
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.
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.
With the return of the Popeyes Sandwich being such a craze, it seems the sandwich itself is causing the local business various problems including keeping employees.
A miniature doughnut shop, Humble Donut Co., has opened inside the Orange Leaf yogurt franchise in west Lawrence. As the only location in Kansas, the shop offers a wide variety of classic and specialty doughnuts.
The KU Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies partnered with Lawrence Talks! to host its third Charla de Merienda of the semester. The discussion focused on farm sustainability and food security.