Drink Up

Among the things that professional soccer player Steve Spangler was most excited about when he signed a 2011 contract with Sporting Kansas City was access to the team doctors. Spangler had battled…

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On Stage

Great Plains Theatre executive director Elizabeth Weese says it is unusual for a town of 6,500 people in the middle of Kansas to have a theater that hires professional performers from throughout the…

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A Tip of the Hat | Hatman Jack's

Jack Kellogg’s interest in fashion and history led him into the hat business at age 17. “The hat was the accessory that stood out the most,” he says. “It made the biggest statement about who a person…

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Gear & Gathering

Sgt. C’s Leathers in Wichita supplies motorcyclists with leather clothing and accessories, but beyond that it is a gathering place. Around owner Irona Cliver’s table and chairs, riders build…

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Barkman Honey

It was a love of bees and a desire to learn more about them and their honey that sent Esra Barkman from Hillsboro to Oregon in the 1920s. After returning to Kansas, Barkman began selling honey at the…

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