Travel writer Rick Steves surprised travelers on a recent tour to Sicily. He's not usually on his company's tours. Wichitans Sonia Greteman and Chris Brunner were two of the travelers on the tour, and Steves offered a toast to their 32nd anniversary the same night he played piano for the group.
Faissal Abou-Faissal is in the process of upgrading property near his Expert Auto Center on East Central. He's remodeling Central Village and making additions for future restaurants. Carrie Rengers/The Wichita Eagle
The Douglas, which used to be known as the Exchange Place Project at Douglas and Market, officially debuts on April 13, 2017, with a grand opening party. Chris Beasley, vice president at Key Construction, shares some of the apartment community's best features. (Video by Carrie Rengers/The Wichita Eagle)
Paul and Virginia Treadwell have operated Dandales western wear store for almost four decades. They're closing the store at least temporarily due to road construction, but they're not sure yet if they're going to reopen it. Carrie Rengers/The Wichita Eagle
Mike Andra and his wife, Tina, are going to open Wichita Union Stockyards as an event center and steakhouse. The business will be at 6425 W. MacArthur where the Chisholm Trail crosses the Cowskin Creek. Carrie Rengers/The Wichita Eagle