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The Town Galleria has a rich history over the past 100 years. From 1919 to 1992 is was a movie theatre that went by the name Gem Theatre.

A gem in history: the Gem Theatre

Story by Josephine Moore, Photographer May 3, 2022

Baldwin City is a small, quaint town with a rich history remembered by the community and unknown to most students of Baker University. Most students here know where to get their coffee in town whether...

The new Om Grown Yoga Collective studio space is currently under construction with plans to open late March.

Om Grown Yoga Collective plans to expand in late March 

Story by Rebekah Nelson, Multimedia Editor March 8, 2022

Om Grown Yoga Collective, a local yoga studio, plans to expand with a new studio space located just between Baldwin Fitness and the apartment building on Eighth Street. The space is predicted to open late...

The Word With Max Dutton – Dec. 10, 2021

December 11, 2021

On this week’s episode, we check out how Baldwin City celebrates Christmas, get a behind-the-scenes look at the baker wrestling team and interview students about how they spend their winter break.

Following the parade, the event featured a tree lighting ceremony for the Mayors Christmas tree.

Hometown Christmas kicks off Baldwin City’s holiday season

Story by Grace Duddy, Photographer and Staff Writer December 6, 2021

Riviera Maya Mexican Cafe, an authentic Mexican restaurant, has just opened in Baldwin City Kan. located at 912 Ames St.

New restaurant in town: Riviera Maya Mexican Cafe

Story by Maya Hodison, News Editor December 1, 2021

Riviera Maya Mexican Cafe has recently opened in Baldwin City, Kan. Located at 912 Ames St., Riviera Maya offers authentic Mexican food, drinks and an atmosphere of rich culture and community. Owner...

Baldwin City is opening a new bar and barbecue restaurant, Baldwin City Beer Company on the corner of 6th and High St. There is a temporary tent to serve customers until the opening of the store in the spring of 2022, replacing Antiques on the Prairie.

Baldwin City Beer Company: Baldwin’s newest hotspot 

Story by Gabriel Lopez, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

Husband and wife Cory and Jenni Venable are owners of Baldwin City Beer Company, a new microbrewery and restaurant that is coming soon to Baldwin City. The Venables are currently in the process of renovating...

Baker School of Education decorated their trunk with a Dr. Seuss theme as Sophomore Brodie Pollock hands candy to those in line.

Baker Serves hosts Trunk Or Treat

Story by Kinsley Alley, Photographer November 1, 2021

On Saturday Oct. 23 bicyclist lined High Street, eagerly awaiting to start the Maple Leaf Gravel Grind Race.

Baldwin City Recreation Commission hosts Maple Leaf Gravel Grind

Story by Josephine Moore, Photographer October 28, 2021

On Oct. 23, bicyclists from all over Douglas County came to Baldwin City, Kan. to participate in the 3rd annual Maple Leaf Gravel Grind, an all gravel trail bike race, hosted by the Baldwin City Recreation...

After skipping a year of the Maple Leaf Festival due to the COVD-19 pandemic, the festival is back and ready to take over the streets of Baldwin City.

Baldwin City welcomes back the Maple Leaf Festival

Story by Kolbie Christensen, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

On Oct. 16 and 17, Baldwin City is welcoming its annual Maple Leaf Festival back to town. This year the festival is expected to draw in anywhere from 15,000 to 20,000 people in total. With last year’s...

Taylor On The Town – Episode 1

October 5, 2021

Taylor Nicholson gives an inside look to some local and cost-effective places in the Baldwin City and Lawrence area.

The old Baldwin City police station is being transformed into a local sports bar for the residents and students to enjoy.

The Bullpen: Baldwin City’s upcoming new bar

Story by Grace Duddy, Staff Writer and Photographer September 23, 2021

After The Salt Mine closed in 2020, Baldwin City was left without any bars and many community members and Baker students were left disappointed. Baldwin resident and business owner Niki Manbeck saw this...

The cast of Lucy Sweet Sullivan and the Petticoat Council rehearse a scene to prepare for their weekend of shows beginning Sep. 24.

“Lucy Sweet Sullivan and the Petticoat Council:” The story of Baldwin’s community

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 22, 2021

This weekend, "Lucy Sweet Sullivan and the Petticoat Council" will be making its debut performance in celebration of Baldwin City. Rooted in local history, the play tells a story of the Baldwin City community...

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