Be nice to city workers and construction crews. Sometimes they're dealing with surprise geysers. If you've been riding around town... you have probably seen some progress! Here are some good things happening in the Capital City: The 12th Street Project is underway. Construction is happening between Kansas Avenue and Washburn Avenue. The street is almost … Continue reading Summer updates
Topeka's Urban Renewal project of the 1950s created a city gasping for breath, discouraging for a place once imagined to be a model of urban life.
Northbound on the Landon Trail after an S24O. Come help clean up the Landon Trail! We'll meet at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 28th, at SE 89th & Ratner Rd. Bring water to drink, work gloves, loppers or chainsaw. This trail is a real gem of the Kansas rail-trail network, but it takes hard work … Continue reading Landon Trail work day this Sunday
After learning in the span of a few days that Burger Stand is moving and that pipes are busting in formerly-occupied buildings, it's hard not to wonder what exactly is happening with the College Hill development. We’re currently about 15 years into the 20-year Tax-Increment Financing (TIF) cycle of the development project, so you'd think … Continue reading What’s going on with the College Hill development?