As David Mamet wrote in Boston Marriage, “We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.” There’s something special about sharing a piece of pie. From the sweet, creamy filling to the a crumbly crust, it’s a moment you… Read More
“It may have been illegal, but it wasn’t wrong.” Miners Hall Museum board member Alan Roberts says this is how Southeast Kansans of the 1920’s and 30’s described one of the area’s economic staples: bootlegging. Those were the years of… Read More
Take a walk inside the Robert. W. Plaster Center and you will likely notice the name accompanying the track: Harvey Dean. Dean is the founder of Pitsco Education, a global educational solutions provider focusing on innovative curricula and hands-on educational tools. Read on to learn how Dean’s past… Read More
To celebrate National Spaghetti Day on January 4, we took a visit to Pallucca’s Meat Market and Deli. We interviewed owner, Ethan Edwards, about the history of the deli and the popularity of the pasta recipes that have been around for years. Pallucca’s Meat Market and Deli began as… Read More
Maya and Sara knew the basketball was going to be great when they made plans to come a Pittsburg State University basketball camp. But they had no idea Pittsburg was such a great place for their other favorite past time, Shopping!… Read More
Experience Crawford County, One day at a Time Ask someone what would make a good day trip, and thoughts may stray to a ticketed attraction that draws thousands of visitors. A zoo, perhaps. Or a botanical garden. You won’t find those in Crawford County. But the charm of its small… Read More
The delicious story behind Crawford County fried chicken When 5-year-old Ann Rehak boarded a ship with her Hungarian parents in 1904 to immigrate to America, she never could have foreseen that 110 years later, she’d start something that’s now a legend in Southeast Kansas. For more than 80 years, one… Read More
Come along as four friends discover a fishing frenzy in Crawford County, Kansas. It was a weekend to remember, full of fishing, fellowship and fun. Enjoy their story, then come make your own “Fish Tale” in Pittsburg and Crawford County, Kansas. Read the Story… Read More
Painting a Picture: Pittsburg’s Art Scene When a The New York Times writer stopped by Memorial Auditorium & Convention Center in Pittsburg on the advice of a local, who suggested he see Pittsburg Community Theatre’s production of “The Wizard of Oz” while he was in town, he… Read More
Enjoy this in depth look at one of Southeast Kansas’ biggest tourist attractions. Beccy Tanner from The Wichita Eagle, tackles this big story and offers up all the reasons why, Big Brutus needs to be a part of your next family getaway. READ STORY… Read More
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