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Eric Fisher is taking a nontraditional approach for his new downtown salon

Tuesday, January 28 2020 11:25 AM
Categorized In Local Trends
On Saturday, Eric Fisher will open his fourth salon in the Spaghetti Works District, and it’ll be a little different than all his others. In addition to what Fisher calls a modern look, the salon will offer a lot of streamlined services. “We’re trying to abridge some things for the downtown crowd to get them in, get them out,”… Read Article

Tour Wichita’s latest YMCA, which may be at WSU but is for the entire community

Sunday, January 19 2020 5:41 PM
Categorized In Local Trends
Ronn McMahon knows that “state of the art” is an overused phrase, but the Greater Wichita YMCA president and CEO can’t stop using it to describe the new Steve Clark YMCA and Student Wellness Center at Wichita State University. McMahon said “the latest-and-greatest equipment” at this Y is black and gold —… Read Article

Greater Wichita Partnership expands into fourth Eaton Place storefront

Thursday, January 9 2020 3:20 PM
Categorized In Press Releases
The Greater Wichita Partnership is growing its footprint downtown. The Partnership will expand into a fourth, ground-floor storefront adjacent to its current offices at historic Eaton Place once renovation work finishes later this spring. "It was an opportunity to expand," Greater Wichita Partnership president Jeff Fluhr said. "It certa… Read Article

A longtime west Wichita salon and spa will have new owners in January

Tuesday, December 24 2019 12:01 PM
Categorized In Local Trends
Charisma Inner Beauty, a 31-year-old salon and spa in west Wichita, will soon be in new hands. Robin Wolfe and her husband, Bob, have owned and operated the business since it was founded. In a news release, Wolfe said she is ready to close that chapter and start new adventures. "We were both ready for a change and the stars aligned to make this happen," … Read Article

Pie and home cooking are on the menu in the Spaghetti Works District as of Tuesday

Monday, December 16 2019 2:36 PM
Categorized In Local Trends
Even without the promise of free pies for life, Hutton finished building the new downtown HomeGrown and Peace, Love & Pie restaurants more than two months early. That’s because Thrive Restaurant Group president Jon Rolph convinced his friend Ben Hutton and his firm to build th… Read Article

A roundup of Opportunity Zone projects getting off the ground in Wichita

Friday, December 13 2019 9:36 AM
Categorized In Local Trends
As we approach the end of 2019, Opportunity Zone projects seem to be getting off the ground in Wichita. There are at least four projects — that we know of publicly — that are underway. Scot Rigby, assistant city manager, said there could be more that investors or developers haven't shared. And more seem to be brewing. Rigby said the city … Read Article

Wichita Union Stockyards finally to open with its first concert

Friday, December 13 2019 5:00 AM
Categorized In Local Trends
It may have taken about two years longer than Mike and Tina Andra planned, but excitement hasn’t seemed to dim for their new Wichita Union Stockyards event center. “Ticket sales have just been crazy,” Mike Andra said. The almost 800-capacity venue is having a soft opening Saturday night that includes drinks, snacks and a concert by the Whiskey River … Read Article

Kansas City-based grocery chain enters the Wichita market with its first store

Wednesday, December 4 2019 4:07 PM
Categorized In Local Trends
Wichita has a new grocery store, and it’s another win for Westway Plaza at the southwest corner of Pawnee and Seneca. El Rio Bravo Supermarket, a Kansas City-based chain, opened in about 28,000 square feet of the 200,000-square-foot shopping center on Wednesday. “Of course, the focus is on (the) Hispanic community,” says … Read Article

A local restaurant is about to get a big presence at Wichita’s Intrust Bank Arena

Thursday, November 21 2019 5:01 AM
Categorized In Local Trends
A growing local restaurant chain known for its Mediterranean fare will soon have a big presence in Wichita’s Intrust Bank Arena. Meddys, Alex Harb’s restaurant that has three Wichita locations and a fourth on the way, will soon have spots on both the lower and upper concourses of the arena. The one on the lower concourse, which will … Read Article

A LANDMARK CHANGE Brad Saville's 26 years at top of real-estate company gives way to Kevin Dreiling

Friday, November 15 2019 5:00 AM
Categorized In Press Releases
Kevin Dreiling will soon be on the other side of the transaction as the new president of Landmark Commercial Real Estate. He joins Landmark after a 20-year career with the Wichita-based Restaurant Management Co., where he oversaw real estate and development of its franchise brands. Dreiling, a native of Wichita, will take… Read Article

Downtown technology hub close to opening, ‘And from that greater things will grow’

Wednesday, November 13 2019 4:27 PM
Categorized In Local Trends
The new Groover Labs won’t officially open until the new year, but owners Tracy Hoover and Curt Gridley have started showing off their downtown space through a few events, and they’ve opened the doors to the inaugural users of the $5 million technology hub. The former Printing Inc. building at 334… Read Article

A couple of familiar downtown dwellers are opening a new Old Town shop for men

Tuesday, November 5 2019 5:03 PM
Categorized In Local Trends
Businessman Rodney Horton not only purchased the buildings along East Douglas from Washington to part of the Larkspur space, he’s now opening a store there as well. He and former FNL Denim co-owner Levi Fitzmier are opening Standard Issue, a men’s clothing, accessory and gift shop, at 924 E. Douglas. I… Read Article

Construction begins on three storage facilities made to look like retail centers

Monday, November 4 2019 8:23 AM
Categorized In Press Releases
A Greenville, S.C.-based developer is bringing a new concept in self-storage facilities to Wichita. Construction has started on three new buildings that are designed to look more like retail centers instead of the traditional, gated self-storage facilities Wichita is used to. And each of the three-story, climate-controlled buildings is going up i… Read Article

Wichita recycler expands again by bringing another company back under local ownership

Monday, November 4 2019 5:03 AM
Categorized In Local Trends
AllMetal Recycling has expanded yet again, this time by bringing a longtime Kansas company back under local ownership. Glickman Metal Recycling started in 1910 and sold to Oklahoma-based Yaffe Cos. in 2002. Last week, AllMetal purchased Glickman from Yaffe, which still has operations in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri. Glickman ha… Read Article

Construction begins on three storage facilities made to look like retail centers

Friday, November 1 2019 12:11 PM
Categorized In Press Releases
A Greenville, S.C.-based developer is bringing a new concept in self-storage facilities to Wichita. Construction has started on three new buildings that are designed to look more like retail centers instead of the traditional, gated self-storage facilities Wichita is used to. And each of the three-story, climate-controlled buildings is going up … Read Article

CCIM forum: Commercial retail in Wichita slow to pick up on national trends

Monday, October 21 2019 2:40 PM
Categorized In Local Trends
By Shelby Reynolds   Some of the latest trends in commercial retail show we can expect to see more innovative entertainment and dining options. Clothing brands may open a store simply for customers to try on clothes and get fitted for sizes. Retailers have created temporary pop-up shops with interactive experiences to test their newest products. And the… Read Article

The Waterfront lands a cold, cold business

Tuesday, October 15 2019 11:13 AM
Categorized In Press Releases
Chiropractors Andrew Roy and Jeff Drake are starting a new business together at the Waterfront at 13th and Webb Road. They’re opening Restore Hyper Wellness & Cryotherapy early next year in the former LivingSound space near Firebirds Wood Fired Grill. Restore Hyper Wellness is an Austin-based franchise that offers a range of ser… Read Article

One of Wichita’s longtime favorite older restaurants may be moving

Friday, October 11 2019 11:22 AM
Categorized In Local Trends
One of Wichita’s longtime favorite older restaurants may be moving. Cafe Bel Ami has been in the O’Rourke Title Building downtown for more than 20 years. Owner Nabil Bacha says he can’t even remember how long it’s been. He’s more concerned with the future at the moment and where might be best to move. “I think… Read Article

Who's coming to the Spaghetti Works District and when they're opening

Wednesday, October 9 2019 5:35 PM
Categorized In Press Releases
Once the fences bordering Naftzger Park went down a few weeks ago, better views of the under-construction Spaghetti Works District proved the mixed-use project is nearly complete. Martin Pringle Law Firm, the anchor tenant of the building, relocated its offices there last week. HomeGrown got the approval it needed from the city last week to serve food and d… Read Article

Wichita company’s new headquarters is ‘the best of everything’

Monday, October 7 2019 2:02 PM
Categorized In Press Releases
Village Travel is moving into its new headquarters this week, which makes the fourth building the company has built over seven sites in almost four decades. “We get better every time,” says president Jeff Arensdorf. “We’re learned a little bit every time, so this is kind of the best of everything.” The company is moving from… Read Article
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