Wichita Blog

Ride for Free and Help the Environment

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?

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

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

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

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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Wichita Birthday Party Venues

April 30, 2014

Who doesn't love a birthday party? Parents, that's who. A group of kids can destroy your home in minutes. You'll find cake around the house for weeks, primarily in places that you'd think would be physically impossible for cake to be... in the dryer for example...

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A March Madness Wichita Should Savor

March 19, 2014

The best times in sports are when a community to swells with support. You know it's happening when your great grandma (who hasn't seen a basketball since they threw them through peach baskets) is suddenly watching SportsCenter every night. Wichita State Basketb...

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It's Valentine's Week!

February 11, 2014

Happy Valentine's Day! One of the designers at 360ideas made this great Keeper of the Plains Valentine for us. As you share love and sweets and special times this week, feel free to steal, share and post our valentine to Wichita as well! Have a great ...

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One Last Christmas Gift for the Guys

Food and Beverages
December 23, 2013

Time's up! Here's one last Christmas gift idea for you, it's the last one you'll need. A lot of girls would like this gift, but it's a safe bet for almost any guy. It's simple, inexpensive and easy to acquire even on Christmas Eve... Beer! One Christmas Ev...

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Local Gift Ideas for Guys - Part 1

December 3, 2013

Shopping for dads, grandpas and guys in general is tough. I have a few safe bets for you this holiday season though. On top of that, these gift ideas all support local businesses. Today, I want to focus on BBQ. Dudes love to grill. It's primal, there's fire and...

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