The city of Wichita is the star of a film that the Tallgrass Film Festival intended to use for visiting filmmakers to get to know the city, but it turned into more than that, says Tallgrass Film Association executive director Lela Meadow-Conner.
Texas Roadhouse managing partner Mike Parrotino explains each of the new restaurant’s Wichita murals, which feature the chain’s mascot, Andy the Armadillo. The new restaurant opens near K-96 and Greenwich at 3 p.m. on Monday. Carrie Rengers/The Wi
Oklahoma-based Atwoods plans to open a store in Maize, with construction possibly starting in the spring. Its live chicks area is always popular for shoppers to visit. Carrie Rengers/ The Wichita Eagle
Sudha Tokala, the pharmacist who has been on something of a downtown building buying spree, has purchased another property and is now sharing a small glimpse into her plans for four buildings. Sutton Place at 209 E. William is Tokala’s latest purc
American Shaman CBD chain is expanding in Wichita at the same time the Kansas AG has issued an opinion that the stores may be illegal. Mary Ware will be opening a shop near 21st and Rock in the next few months. (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eag
Former NFL player Kamerion Wimbley was in Wichita this month to meet with business and community leaders about a new incubator he is creating to help disadvantaged Wichitans start businesses. While here, he toured his former neighborhood. Carrie R
Kevin and Stephanie O’Brien are opening a full service dock and convenience store at Cheney Reservoir. They are installing docks beginning in March and will have their store open and fuel available. (Video by Bo Rader / The Wichita Eagle)
Wichita businessman Brandon Steven gives us a tour of his new steakhouse, 6s. Steven won’t say how much he spent on the restaurant, but he acknowledges he could have built three restaurants for what he spent.