Bicycle riders will collect more than 1,000 pounds of food this Sunday for the 10th annual Cranksgiving food drive. Topeka area bicycle riders hope to collect more than 1,000 pounds of food this year at the city's 10th annual Cranksgiving event. The combination food-drive and bike race takes place this Sunday, Nov. 13th at Coffee … Continue reading Cranksgiving this Sunday
Bridget Ann (Musser) Gakle was killed in traffic on September 1st as she was biking through downtown Topeka. Topeka Rescue Mission (TRM) and MAP (Mobile Access Partnership) have scheduled a balloon release in her honor, to occur this Thursday, September 15, at 12:00 p.m. at the MAP site at Topeka First United Methodist Church, 6th … Continue reading Balloon Release scheduled this Thursday for Bridget Ann Musser
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.