Current Issue | No. 1 of 2023

Kansas Style | Made in Kansas Issue

 

COVER

Ryan Martin models his original W.H. Ranch VF-1 Ghost Ryder bomber jacket. Photograph by Ryan Bruce.

EDITOR'S LETTER

Letter by Editor-in-Chief

IN THIS ISSUE

A European Flavor

By Celilia Harris, Photography by Andrew Pankratz

Restaurants across the state draw on European heritages and traditions

Old-Fashioned Celebratiions

Story by Cecilia Harris, Photography by Justin Lister

Communities across the state hold nostalgic Christmas and holiday events

Behind the Lens 

with Kenny Felt

A conversation with KANSAS! photographers about their lives in photography

Urban Ice Skating

Story by Amber Fraley, Photography by Katie Moore

Big-city ice rinks draw in the skaters during the winter season 

Snow Sledding

Photography by Jason Dailey

Winter snows offer free, family-friendly excitement

 

TASTE OF KANSAS

Kansas Pecans

Story by Meta Newell West, Photography by Kenny Felt

With a combination of native and grafted varieties, Kansas orchards produce a full harvest of this favorite holiday nut

WIDE OPEN SPACES

Opera Houses

Story by Christina Steinkuehler, Photography by David Leiker & Andrea Etzel

Raised across the state as edifices of high culture (at least in name), opera houses are now being restored and revisited for community events and performances

FEATURES

Send The Some Kansas for the Holidays

Story by Andrea Etzel and photography by Brian Goodman

Here are a dozen classy and affordable Kansas-created gifts you can mail to friends and loved ones across the world

Merry Cowboy

Story by Debbie Leckron Miller & Bill Stephens, Photography by Ryan Bruce & Bill Stephens

Authentic, Kansas-made Western-themed gifts from the Dungaree Dude or Lil Grizz can stand out as some of the most memorable holiday gifts