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  • Sunset Zoo unveils new sister cheetah pair

    Over the last 100 years, 90 percent of the cheetah population has been wiped out and now the Sunset Zoo is taking an active role in conserving the fastest land animal. The Manhattan zoo unveiled a sister-pair of cheetahs, Azizi and Delilah, .

  • Official: Intramurals help students maintain balanced, healthy life

    From flag football to video games, intramurals allow students to participate in a variety of activities. Throughout the school year, K-State’s Recreational Services offers individual, meet and team sports. Meet sports include events such as swimming and cross-country. There .

  • Outdoor rental offers kayaks, canoes, tents and more for adventurers

    Students can experience the winding waters of the Kansas River or set up camp at Tuttle Creek State Park with the help from the Outdoor Rental Center on campus. The center, located off of Dennison Avenue near the Peters Recreational .

  • Casual activities for students and families

    Contrary to popular belief, there are, in fact, things to do in Manhattan, Kansas. Options abound for local recreational activities if you have a few spare bucks. BOWLING   K-State Student Union Bowling Center 918 N. 17th St. (785) 539-0372 Bowling is $2 .

  • Burgeoning brewpub boosts downtown

    For years, Tallgrass Brewery Company founder Jeff Gill received offers of people wanting to partner with his brewery, but nothing ever felt right. That was until Ward Morgan approached Gill with an offer he couldn’t turn down. “Ward and .

  • 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 .


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