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December 1, 2021

Parking Prelude

Photos submitted Mariola Klepadlo and Thaddeus Usovsky met by chance at a downtown parking garage July 31, 2017. They then decided to dine together and walked to Tellers. After a wonderful evening of conversation, they agreed to meet again…

The Connection of Food and Culture

Photos by L.G. Patterson Growing up, Nina Mukerjee Furstenau was raised between two cultures. As a toddler, her family left India and immigrated to Chicago and then to Pittsburg, Kansas. While her parents spoke Bengali at home,…

Warm and Smoky

Photos by L.G. Patterson The Old Weinsburg is a rich, stirred boozy cocktail with lots of complex sweet, spicy layers and just a hint of smokiness. It’s perfect for sipping on a chilly fall/winter evening. This drink is a fun variation…

A Family Favorite

Spaghetti and meatballs are synonymous with kids being happy about what’s for dinner. “Mom, can I go over to Johnny’s house for dinner tonight? They’re having spaghetti and meatballs!” Why? Because they are delicious. Maybe Johnny had…

It’s A Go(-Go)!

Photos by L.G. Patterson Opening a vegan food truck wasn’t exactly Gina Overshiner's dream. Initially, she had a far less grand goal: She planned to peddle — or rather pedal — her fare from a vegan food bike. In fall 2018, she started…

The R.I.G.H.T Exercise Program

It’s the time of year where you’re bombarded with ads for local gyms, infomercials that promise to get you in the best shape of your life and commercials touting effortless weight loss. With countless exercise programs out there, how do…

Making a Green Start

Photos by L.G. Patterson L eah Christian has always been a bit of an environmentalist. It was something she always had an interest in thanks to her parents, so it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that Christian has taken that…

Cute & Cozy

Styled by Madelyn Jones - Photos by L.G. Patterson With the chilling entrance of winter comes the opportunity to wrap yourself in the comfiest, coziest and, yes, cutest pieces possible. Because being cozy doesn’t mean having to give up…
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