Urban Ice Skating

Big-city ice rinks draw in the skaters during the winter season For over two decades, the Kansas City Ice Center and Pavilion in Shawnee has been a destination ice rink for skaters of all skill…

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Kansas Cider Makers

Photography by Aaron Patton Kansas farms and cider masters perfect the taste of a traditional drink Kenneth and Denise Gardner developed a love for dry hard cider while spending a summer in England…

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Dwayne's Prints On

A world-famous photo lab in Kansas continues to thrive under a new generation Photography by Bill Stephens Derek and Josh Carter remember December 20, 2010, the day their grandfather gained…

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Floating Down the Kaw

Photography by Michael Pearce State programs, nonprofit groups and outdoor equipment suppliers have made it easy to explore and enjoy a treasured waterway Growing up in the early 1980s, Dawn Buehler…

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Rolled Ice Cream

Photography by David Mayes Shops across the state bring a sweet approach to an old summer favorite A treat to the eyes and palate, the international trend of hand-rolled ice cream began in…

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Letting the Strings Sing

Photography by Kevin Anderson A Merriam violin maker creates instruments for professional and beginner musicians “I was making violins at night and on the weekends and restoring one-quarter to…

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