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ICT FEST Preview

Events
September 2, 2015

The annual ICT FEST, a three-day music festival featuring over 40 local and regional bands, begins tonight with a kick-off pre-party at Barleycorn’s starting at 9:30 p.m. The bands are some of the most notable in the area and their styles range from indie...

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Wichita Live Music Guide (Aug. 28 - Sep. 3)

Live Music
August 28, 2015

Great live music happens all week long in Wichita. Here is your weekly guide to live music events in Wichita for the week of Fri. Aug. 28 - Thu. Sep. 3, 2015.

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Black Top Nationals

Events
August 21, 2015

BlackTop Nationals is back in Wichita this weekend, starting at Noon, Friday August 21st. This will be the 6th year for the massive car show.  Hundreds of vehicles will be on display including souped-up hot rods, classic muscle cars, exotic super-cars, mot...

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Groundbreaking on East Kellogg Improvements

News
August 20, 2015

Kellogg & Webb, one of the busiest intersections in the City, is getting a face-lift. "Pardon our dust" said City Councilman Pete Meitzner at the groundbreaking for the east Kellogg improvements project, "Cones and cranes are a good thing in ...

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Five Ways To Celebrate National Aviation Day

Local
August 19, 2015

The Air Capital of the World is celebrating National Aviation Day today. The holiday was established in 1939 by Franklin D. Roosevelt, to celebrate advancements in aviation and takes place on Orville Wright's birthday. Wichita has an aviation history dating bac...

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Ride for Free and Help the Environment

Transportation
May 15, 2015

From now through October 31, 2015, Wichita’s Transit Buses will be offering several free fare days, in an effort to reduce emissions. You can ride the bus for free on Ozone Alert Days and during Free Fares Week. Ozone Alert Days Free bus rides will be off...

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Could Wichita be the next Boardwalk?

Local
February 23, 2015

Could Wichita be featured on the new Monopoly game? It's MONOPOLY's 80th anniversary and Hasbro and BuzzFeed are asking fans to choose which cities from around the world will be featured as property spaces in the new MONOPOLY HERE & NOW game. The new game w...

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Wichita 2015 State of the City Address

News
January 28, 2015

Mayor Carl Brewer delivered Wichita's 2015 State of the City Address on Jan 27, 2015 at City hall. This is a complete version of his final State of the City, after eight years as Wichita mayor.   Good evening, and welcome to the 2015 State of the City addr...

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Wichita Fire Prevention Week 2014

Education
October 6, 2014

The Wichita Fire Department will be hosting activities for Fire Prevention Week Oct. 5 -11, 2014. Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!Schedule of events:• Sunday, Oct. 5, Kansas Fallen Firefighter’s Memorial 1:30 to 3:30...

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Birthday Party Venues Part 2

Entertainment
August 6, 2014

Some new additions to our last blog about throwing a Birthday party for kids in Wichita. It's like the fun never stops! If you're planning a party now or in the near future, check out some of these unique spots. You'll find something for any party size and any ...

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