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  • Pigins’owners turn from barbecue competition to homestyle country eats

    The Clark brothers had a dream 30 years ago, and now it is their reality. Eddie and Lonnie, along with their wives, Eve and Jana, are the owners of Pigins BBQ—a family-style barbecue restaurant in downtown Manhattan on North Third .

  • International markets serve a wide customer base

    Bamboo shoots aren’t just in China. They’re in Manhattan, too. Several local businesses serving places in town carry specific meals and snacks from Korea, China and Mexico, to name a few. Slotted between several establishments on the strip .

  • Taquerias offer similar menus, cater to different tastes

    I headed to Aggieville on a recent Thursday night in search of one thing: tacos. I’m new to town, so I tried out the two places that have what I was looking for in their name—Taco Lucha and .

  • Manhattan’s two newest coffee shops offer ethically-sourced beans from Kansas City

    In the past two years, Manhattan has welcomed a pair of specialty coffee shops with similar inspirations but different approaches to the art of brewing the bitter bean. The two shops have more in common than just their names. Both .

  • Harry’s wine manager turned passion into a career

    Having worked in restaurants since he was 14 years old, Ian Hulon described his career as more of a love affair with the industry. Hulon started working at Harry’s Restaurant in downtown Manhattan in 2006 as a bartender and server. He .

  • RAs share secrets for making the most of small spaces

    “Of the girls’ rooms I know, mine is probably the least… crazy,” Mary Abounabhan said. Abounabhan is a summer resident adviser (or RA) at Putnam Hall, which means she enjoys a little extra space in a room usually shared by .

  • Longstanding local tattoo parlor offers custom art, draws from experience

    Michael Carson leans back into a padded headrest, a fresh, bloody background bursting from behind the lion on his shoulder. Chris Tassin, owner of Twisted Apple tattoo, dips the nine-needled tip of her tattoo machine in a pool of green .

  • Getting along with your new roomie

    By the time you are reading this, you probably will have stalked your potential roommates Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or anything else you could get your hands on to find out who they are. Whatever you may find, good or bad, .

  • How to eat right in buffet-style dining halls

    With college comes responsibilities, and one of the biggest ones freshmen will face is controlling their eating habits at the buffet-style dining halls. “One of the biggest challenges facing new students is it is maybe the first time they are .

  • Manhattan’s secondhand stores offer inexpensive options for students

    Manhattan-area thrift stores, such as Grand Ol’ Trunk, Goodwill, The Salvation Army and Rockstar and Rogers, feature goods that K-State students stock up on before the beginning of semesters. All see college students scan their shelves, especially during the summer .

  • Celebrity Wildcats: Meet some of K-State’s most famous alumni

    These celebrities bleed purple — or at least attended class on the same campus as you. Here are some of K-State’s most famous alumni:   Earl Woods   Earl Woods may most notably be known to be Tiger Woods’ dad .

  • After Hours offers late-night activities

    Erika Davis said the biggest appeal to K-State After Hours events is a phrase that will get any college student’s attention: free stuff. Davis, the program adviser for the Union Program Council, said the After Hours committee, which is .


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