Wichita Blog

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 will be sold globally this fall, and ...

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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 address. This is my final State of the C...

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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 p.m. 200 S. Broadway.• Monday,...

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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 budget. Get Air Wichita Get Air is a...

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Wichita Birthday Party Venues

Entertainment
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. So here are a few tips to help you...

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A March Madness Wichita Should Savor

Local
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 Basketball is making this happen in our cit...

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It's Valentine's Week!

Local
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 week and a great Valentine's Da...

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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 Eve a buddy of mine showed up at the o...

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Local Gift Ideas for Guys - Part 1

Shopping
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 you get to eat. BBQ grills are one ...

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The John Mayer Concert... okay, I'll go.

Entertainment
November 16, 2013

A lot of people have the wrong idea about John Mayer. Not him personally (you may have that part right), but his music. With a string of fairly poppy hits over the past decade, it's pretty easy to assume he's your standard middle-of-the-road adult contemporary singer. That's not to say pop music ...

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