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Antiquing in Emporia

Are you a picker? A flea market maven? A bargain hunter? Do you love vintage tools or clothes or furniture or household goods? Emporia has plenty of opportunities for you to find an elusive treasure from years gone by. Antique & Vintage Shops Dalton Gang Antiques – 502 South Commercial Street – Bring your work…

Emporia: The Disc Golf Vacation Destination

Emporia is a big deal on the disc golf scene. We have some of the best courses and tournaments in the country, and people are starting to take notice. Jeremy Rusco of Dynamic Discs shared an article with us about a couple who came from Illinois to play disc golf in Emporia: Die-hard disc golf…

An Emporia Icon: J’s Carryout

While you’re visiting Emporia, take the opportunity to try one of the best burgers around at J’s Carryout, 27 Commercial Street. Rated “Best Burgers in the State of Kansas” by AAA, this restaurant’s big tastes more than make up for its small size. Located in a 1950’s style burger joint, this little restaurant has been…

Great American Market: 9 Blocks of Antiques, Vintage Items and Bargains

Downtown Emporia is the place to be this weekend! Commercial Street from 3rd Avenue to 12th Avenue will be closed to traffic when vendors of all kinds gather at this year’s Great American Market. What You’ll Find The secret to the event’s success is that it appeals to a wide range of people, both local and outside…

Sallie’s Jam Cake: A vintage recipe from Sallie White

William Allen White‘s wife, Sallie, was a noted hostess and an excellent cook. The recipe below was one of her favorites she cooked for her husband and his guests including President Franklin D. Roosevelt at their home, Red Rocks. Eighteen years after Sallie had passed away, her Jam Cake was featured during the banquet of…

Traveling Tips for Introverts

As an introvert, the idea of traveling can be an instant source of stress. Frequent excursions and immersion in crowds are not always pleasurable experiences for introverted people, to say the least. However, introverts stand to gain a lot from the experience of traveling, as they are inherently curious and thoughtful people, allowing them to…

Long Distance Cycling in the Flint Hills – the Basics

Are you ready to take your bike to the next level and try long distance cycling in the Flint Hills? Athletes like those who compete in the Dirty Kanza 200 aren’t the only cyclists who can enjoy the rewarding experience of long distance cycling. Anyone in good health is capable of rising to this challenge…

How to Live Like a Local while Traveling

Many travelers take trips to new places with the goal of living, eating, and enjoying life like a local. Authentic, local experiences are some of the best experiences any traveler can have. Giant tourist traps abound in big cities, but if you’re visiting a rural destination, how do you know where to find those authentic…

Event Professional? 5 Super Useful Chrome Extensions You Should Be Using to Grow Your Business

Do you follow the #EventProfs hashtag on Twitter? Are you always on the hunt for new tools you can integrate into your event management business? Whether you’re a wedding and party planner or a conference scheduler, it is imperative you stay up-to-date on the latest tools for your industry. From booking attendees and keynote speakers…

Are You Ready to Visit Kansas? 3 Things You Have to Do

If you have been struggling to find the perfect destination for your next family trip, consider visiting the beautiful state of Kansas. Known for its wide open plains and brilliant sunflowers, Kansas tends to be forgotten as a tourist destination. There is much more to do in this state than simply dodging tornadoes, though. Whether…