Walking Trails in Wichita

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When the weather is warm, not much is cheaper or more relaxing than taking a walk outside. Thankfully, there are some really great walking trails in Wichita that ensure we never get bored with the scenery. Following is a list of a few that are favorites of my own and those I've been told about by friends and acquaintances. Do you have a great walking spot you would recommend? Chisholm Creek … [Read more...]

May is Bike Month!

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May is National Bike Month, and in Wichita there are lots of events and resources to help you get out and enjoy it. The Health and Wellness coalition of Wichita has a list of events happening this month (many of them free) and there's a map of Wichita bike paths you can use to get around town. Most of these Bike Month events are free or very inexpensive, and you'll definitely save on fuel as you … [Read more...]

Kids Try Hockey for Free this Weekend at Wichita Ice Center

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On Saturday, March 1, more than 400 local hockey programs and USA Hockey are inviting kids ages 4-9 to try youth hockey for free as part of Hockey Weekend Across America, presented by CCM. All of the participating programs have a limited amount of equipment, so registration is required. Here in Wichita, the Wichita Ice Center is participating. Go here to register for Wichita's Hockey Weekend … [Read more...]

Sports Bars in Wichita – Where to Watch the Game

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Nothing goes better with sports than comfort food and a cold beverage. This handy guide lists some of the most popular sports bars in Wichita as well as several new establishments. Whether you play angry with the Shockers, bleed Jayhawk blue or roar like a Wildcat, these restaurants offer high-definition entertainment, relaxation, and food or drink specials. Don’t settle for watching the game on … [Read more...]

Nominate Your Favorite Charity to Win a Commercial Spot During the Super Bowl

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It's fascinating to see how much companies pay for a commercial during the Super Bowl every year. The amounts are staggering, but advertisers must think those few seconds of exposure are worth it because they keep coming back. This year, FOX Kansas is going to give a local charity a free 15-second commercial spot during the big game based on your nominations and votes. The "Giveback … [Read more...]

Book Signing with Coach Marshall on Saturday

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WSU men's basketball coach Gregg Marshall will be at Dillons on Saturday morning, May 11, 2013. While he's there, fans can purchase a signed copy of the new book Winning Angry: The Road to the Final Four. The book is hardback, 8.5 x 11, and must be purchased at the store that morning for $24.95 in order for it to be signed by Coach Marshall. Winning Angry chronicles the Shockers run to their … [Read more...]

Save on Kansas State Parks Annual Vehicle Pass When You Renew Your Tags

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When you renew your tags in Kansas this year, you'll have an extra option: You can get a big discount on the Kansas State Parks annual vehicle pass during the registration process. The permit – called a Kansas State Parks Passport – will cost $15.50. The annual pass covers the fee you normally pay when you bring your vehicle into one of the Kansas State Parks. Typically, this fee is $5 per … [Read more...]

Shocker Basketball Jerseys start at $10.99

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I found a deal for a Shocker basketball jersey right at the WSU campus bookstore. The bookstore has a variety of Sweet 16 NCAA gear for sale, of course, and all at decent prices. But for really budget-minded Shockers, this gold t-shirt will let you show off your school colors on the cheap. The real shocker is the price: Shockers Basketball Jersey $10.99 If your budget can handle a little … [Read more...]