FOOD & DRINK
Experience Independence through its Palate: Top 3 Traditional American Dishes to Savor
In this article, we delve into three traditional American cuisines that have marked their significance in the era of independence. Have you had the chance to taste any of these culinary delights? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Coffeyville Gingerbread Contest
If building gingerbread houses is one of your favorite holiday pastimes, the city of Coffeyville has a contest for you. Visit Coffeyville is hosting a gingerbread house decorating contest this holiday season. Amy Dollar with Coffeyville Tourism says all Coffeyville residents are invited to compete. Dollar adds that, when you...
Cherryvale: The Birthplace of Silent Film Legend Louise Brooks
Cherryvale, Kansas, may be a humble town, but it is also where Louise Brooks, the illustrious silent film star, began her journey from a Kansas native to a global icon. Born on November 14, 1906, Brooks's childhood home at 531 E. 7th Street stands proudly as a pilgrimage site for film lovers and a symbol of her lasting legacy. Her early life in Cherryvale hinted at the extraordinary path she would carve, with a cultural milieu fostered by her musically inclined mother. At 15, Brooks left for New York, joining the Denishawn School of Dancing and Related Arts, setting the stage for her ascent in the arts.
Coffeyville Holiday Decorating Contest
The holiday season is just around the corner and with it comes the Coffeyville Holiday Decorating Contest. Coffeyville residents who plan to deck the halls on the outside of their homes take note ... Chamber President Candi Westbrook says, your decorating efforts could make you extra jolly. Those who wish...
Caney Valley Historical Society Museum: A Treasure Trove of Local Heritage
The Caney Valley Historical Society Museum, located at 310 W. 4th Ave., Caney, KS, is a true gem for anyone keen on understanding the historical intricacies of Caney's past. The museum's exhibits offer a deep dive into the oil boom days that once catapulted the town into the spotlight of economic success. These exhibits not only recount the 1906 well fire that drew national attention but also chart the rise of the Mid-Continent oilfields that defined the early 20th century.