2016 Q4 - ON THE COVER
IN THIS ISSUE
PROFESSIONAL SPOTLIGHT
Fourth Quarter 2016

LOCAL WINERIES

story by LIZ WESLANDER
photos by STEVEN HERTZOG

It may not be exactly what you find in Napa Valley, but Kansas wineries can hold their own when it comes to making good wine.

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Fourth Quarter 2016

THE ART OF WINE COLLECTING

story by Liz Weslander
photos by STEVEN HERTZOG

While wine collecting is certainly about hunting down rare, unique and valuable bottles to go into a cellar, it's also about drinking and, even better, sharing good wine.

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Fourth Quarter 2016

SPIRIT DISTRIBUTION

story by ANNE BROCKHOFF
photos by STEVEN HERTZOG

Order a cocktail or glass of wine at a restaurant, or pick up a bottle of wine or six-pack at a liquor store, and it's easy to envision where those products come from. Perhaps the rolling hills of Kentucky, or sunny Napa Valley, or an eclectic mountain town.

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Fourth Quarter 2016

CRAFT COCKTAILS

story by ANNE BROCKHOFF
photos by STEVEN HERTZOG

'Tis the season to celebrate, and what better way than over a craft cocktail at one of the many Lawrence bars and restaurants that serve them? They're certainly festive, thanks to the winter flavors, premium spirits and fresh and house-made ingredients.

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Fourth Quarter 2016

HOLIDAY COCKTAIL RECIPES

by ANNE BROCKHOFF
photos by STEVEN HERTZOG

Katrina Weiss, bar manager at 715, is a fan of pisco (a grape-based brandy claimed by both Peru and Chile) and combines it here with Punt E Mes (a rich and bitter-edged sweet vermouth)

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Fourth Quarter 2016

LOCAL ARTS SCENE

story by JULIE DUNLAP
photos by STEVEN HERTZOG

The story of local craft beer is much longer than the simple marrying of barley, wheat and hops.

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Fourth Quarter 2016

LOCAL BARS: STANDING THE TEST OF TIME

by BOB LUDER
photos by STEVEN HERTZOG

Parents probably don’t want to believe it, but if they ask their college-student children where they spent most of their time, being completely truthful, they very well might answer The Wheel or The Hawk, as opposed to Watkins or Burge.

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Fourth Quarter 2016

RETAIL SPIRITS

story by EMILY MULLIGAN

Where you live and shop for groceries may be the determining factors in what type of spirits you find at your local liquor store.

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Fourth Quarter 2016

PROHIBITION IN 19th-CENTURY KANSAS

by PAT MICHAELIS, Ph.D.

From the opening of Kansas Territory until the mid-1980s, the availability (or lack thereof) of alcoholic beverages was a recurring political topic, with endless nuances and little enforcement.

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LMH
Fourth Quarter 2016

HOLIDAY JOY

story by Aynsley Anderson Sosinski, Lawrence Memorial Hospital

Stress is often a part of our daily lives. For many, the holidays add an extra helping.

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Fourth Quarter 2016

PHILLIP BRADLEY

P.B.C. Consulting

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NON-PROFIT
Fourth Quarter 2016

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT

story by TARA TRENARY
photos by STEVEN HERTZOG

This past October, about 320 people gathered at the University of Kansas Student Union Ballroom dressed in black-tie attire for the Junior Achievement (JA) Lawrence Business Hall of Fame (BHOF) Tribute Dinner.

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BUSINESS ON THE HILL
Fourth Quarter 2016

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION SEMINARS

story by LAUREN CUNNINGHAM
photos KU School of Business

Each year, the University of Kansas (KU) School of Business hosts a series of seminars designed to prepare leaders across industries with the knowledge and skills to confront today’s challenges.

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CITY OF LAWRENCE
Fourth Quarter 2016

NATIONAL LEADER IN SUSTAINABILITY

story by MEGAN GILLILAND Communications Manager, City of Lawrence

With a total evaluation score of 460 points, Lawrence is the first community in Kansas to receive a 4-STAR rating for national excellence in sustainability. The STAR Communities framework evaluates local governments on economic, environmental and social factors to measure sustainability, and rates communities out of 5 STARs.

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NEWSMAKERS
Fourth Quarter 2016

Cottonwood Inc.’s JobLink Award Goes to The Oread and Eldridge Hotels

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Fourth Quarter 2016

Henry Wertin, 2017 President of the Lawrence Board of Realtors

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