By taking the equality fight to the state of Kansas, Lawrence attorney David Brown may have penciled his name on history’s dance card. If Brown prevails, it could be a landmark decision that harkens back to another famous Kansas civil rights case: Brown v. Topeka Board of Education, in which the U.S. Supreme Court said separate but equal is not equal at all.
How do you celebrate fall? With hay rides? Pumpkin picking? A scenic drive through gorgeous fall foliage? We want to see your photos of how you celebrate and love the season. Send your photos to our “Fall in Kansas City 2014” gallery at Mingle.KansasCity.com.
The University of Kansas Hospital’s 13th annual Treads & Threads gala, held Sept. 5 at Kansas Speedway, raised more than $1.4 million to support cancer patient care at the The University of Kansas Cancer Center.
‘Boo’ just doesn’t cut it anymore. Halloween attractions are becoming edgier and more high-tech to appease today’s appetite for fright. With video, animation and Hollywood-quality sets, “they are more sophisticated. They have gone to another level.”
The KC Live “living room” in the Power & Light District was packed Tuesday evening with fans who watched the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants meet in the first game of the 2014 World Series.
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The Kansas City Star offers a never-before-published account of the Battle of Westport by a young Kansas cavalryman, John Benton Hart. His great-grandson John Hart has shared an old man’s memoir, written in 1919, that scans the fighting against Gen. Sterling Price’s army from south of Lexington, through Independence, along Brush Creek and ultimately into Arkansas.
Vitaly Chernetsky of Kansas City is associate professor of Slavic languages and literature and associate director of the Center for East European and Eurasian Studies at the University of Kansas. He came to America in 1989.
Mark and Tracy had both attended Eisenhower Middle School in Kansas City, Kan., and even though they hadn’t been friends, they remembered each other. They hit it off, and at the end of the evening, Mark asked Tracy for her phone number.
Roy Inman spent two decades documenting the renovation of Union Station, a Kansas City landmark that celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. His photos are featured in the new book “Kansas City’s Union Station: Reflections After 100 Years.”
To help support Heartland Harvest Garden, one of the country’s largest edible landscapes, the botanical garden east of Kansas City is growing organic tomatoes in high tunnels and selling them to supermarkets and restaurants, says executive director Eric Tschanz.