There are three new 105,000-square-foot buildings coming to Wichita. Greenville, S.C.-based Centennial American Properties is building three storage units that are going to look more like retail developments.
When Jon Rolph heard John Rolfe was leaving Wichita for Houston six years ago, he told his friend he didn’t have to go. “John, the town’s big enough for both of us.” That’s a good thing, because Rolfe is back.
U.S. Coast Guard members did not receive their paychecks Tuesday because of the partial government shutdown. It’s the first time in the nation’s history a military branch hasn’t been paid during a budget battle.
Officials at McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, KS, say the first KC-46A Pegasus tanker is scheduled for delivery Jan. 25, 2019. The new aircraft will be used by the air refueling wing in military operations.
The Douglas and Seneca McDonald’s will close its drive-thru, dining room at different points during a remodel that’s already underway, and Central and Tyler will be torn down and rebuilt starting in March.
Jack’s North Hi Carryout is known for burgers but by this summer the popular longtime restaurant will get an ethnic twist starting with kabobs grilled outdoors. “We have a lot of ideas,” Armin Ghoddoussi says.
A fuel shortage in Mexico is occurring at the same time that avocado exports to the U.S. typically increase ahead of the Super Bowl. Avocados for your guacamole, if available, will likely be more expensive.
The new tenant for the old Fox & Hound space at the Waterfront is the Old Spaghetti Factory, a Portland-based restaurant chain that predates Spaghetti Works, which operated in downtown Wichita from 1993-2004.
Americans are more likely to die from an accidental opioid overdose than in a car crash, according to a National Safety Council study. The influx of Fentanyl into the United States is contributing to the reversal.
Three years after buying and remodeling the former HomeTown Buffet space on West Central for three businesses, Dan Dopps has closed them all and sold the building. “The cards just didn’t fall right,” he says.