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Colorful Garden of Eden Emerges in Lucas

 The Garden of Eden in Lucas has had a facelift. From rosy cheeks on faces to striped clothing to the red, white and blue of our nation’s flag, colors dulled by dirt and mold are once again vivid, returning sculptures at the world-renowned grassroots art site to their former splendor. Artist Samuel Perry Dinsmoor mixed cement with crushed stone to create colors in the fascinating - and what some consider quirky - sculptures he formed from 1907 to 1932 on cement ‘trees’ eight to 40 feet above ground. 

Posted on January 17, 2012 10:19AM by Cecilia Harris

Celebrate the season by giving these five top gifts from Kansas

Share the Kansas experience with family and friends!

Looking for a unique gift that carries a hint of heartland home? Share the Kansas experience with the special people on your holiday shopping list by giving a gift from Kansas.

You name it – good things come from Kansas. From homemade jams, jellies and soaps to homegrown alpaca sweatersNative American fine art to handcrafted cheeses and wines – you’ll find just-right gifts to suit every fancy. Plus, you’ll likely find ideas to pad your own holiday wish list!

Posted on December 1, 2011 2:45PM by admin

Top 10 Surprises Along Lawrence’s Massachusetts Street

Slowly strolling down Massachusetts Street in Lawrence, I realized this area is way more than just a place to hang out with friends, dine at a fun restaurant or shop for trendy clothing and specialty foods. Taking the time to look, really look, at the uniqueness of Mass Street with fresh eyes, I discovered some amazing attributes related to art, culture and heritage that I never before noticed.

Posted on November 10, 2011 1:03PM by Cecilia Harris


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