These local businesses have created a network to generate a very meaningful amount of funding for our local charitable organizations. By doing business with these local merchants, you’ll support your chosen cause, save a little money and stimulate the local economy…all at the same time!
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23rd Street Brewery
23rd Street Brewery won a bronze medal for its "Papa's Pilsner" at the Great American Beer festival in Denver in 2006 and Silver for Crimson Phog in 2007. They use only the finest domestic and imported barley and hops to brew beers of tradition and beers of distinction. The brew house we call home has a 15 barrel Pub Brewing System on the upper level of the impressive brewery interior. The eats aren't bad either... the 23rd Street Brewery features a made-from-scratch menu of good old American food.
Artisan Floor Company
We specialize in the installation, refinishing, and repair of all types of hardwood floors as well as laminate floor installation throughout Kansas City, Lawrence, Topeka and surrounding areas. In addition to specializing in wood flooring, we also provide tile installation.
Bambino’s @ the Grove
A Family owned and operated Ristorante, Bambino's has offered fine foods at fair prices to Lawrence for the last 14 years. Under the direction of Chef Roberto, Bambino's recently added an array of grilled entrees. Bambino's features traditional Northern Italian foods, daily chef specials and a vast wine selection. We take pride in the saying 'No patron will leave our restaurant hungry.' Boasting the best patio in town, Bambino's offers delivery as well as complete catering services.
Bigg's Barbecue offers some good old fashioned barbecue where you can also enjoy sporting events on Bigg's 17 television monitors! Bigg's barbecue is unique: unlike traditional Kansas City-style barbecue, all the meat -- brisket, pork, chicken and sausage -- is served with light sauce to accentuate the hickory-smoked flavor of the meat and Bigg's special dry rubs.
Address841 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, KS 66044
Located in Historic Downtown Lawrence, Kansas, Blue Dandelion opened its doors in October 2005. Started by two Lawrence moms, Kris Bailey and Meredith Rothrock. Kris is mom to four and a registered nurse. She helps insure that all of our products are safe for children. Kris. Meredith, one of Blue Dandelion's founders, had four children and a graduate degree in art history. She passed away in 2007 after a brief fight with cancer. Her spirit and vision live on in the beautiful displays and the Blue Dandelion pledge to bring the best of children's products to Lawrence families.
Your local city market featuring quality food at low prices. Locally owned and operated since 1987, you'll find a full-line grocery with fresh, local and organic products at Checkers. Please click here for weekly specials.
Our mission at The Chiropractic Experience is to inspire families with a lifestyle of wellness. Dr. Mark Howarter and his incredible team are committed to bringing you better health and a better way of life by teaching and practicing the true principles of chiropractic, massage therapy and wellness care.
Eccentricity: A Unique Boutique
Eccentricity is a locally owned specialty boutique. They opened in September of 2007 and have been going strong ever since. They help women add a little fun and funkiness to their everyday wardrobe, whether it be from a great dress, a fun scarf, or statement piece of jewelry, Eccentricity can help you "Be a Little Eccentric."
A new shoe boutique in the heart of Lawrence's downtown. Foxtrot started out as a mere idea in January 2010 and came to fruition 10 months later. Can't beat following a dream! We have a limited selection that will keep current as the trends come and go, offering styles for both men and women. We're here to help you look good.
Established in 1979, Jock’s Nitch delivers the most unique variety of Kansas Jayhawks apparel for any fan! As a licensed company ran by Alumni and Students, we are able to bring you exclusive items that can be found only at Jock’s Nitch while continuing to carry the largest selection of Adidas on-field apparel guaranteed.
La Familia Cafe
Address733 New Hampshire Lawrence, KS
La Fam is widely known for its unique 'sweet' salsa, but there's much more to like here -- not least of which is the joint's cozy environment. All the standards are available a la carte and as dinners. Call for availability of popular house specialties like spinach enchiladas, home style enchiladas, tamales and pork burritos. The Fam also offers Mexican beer and margaritas. Great spot for before and after KU games. Always the best from our family to yours.
Lawrence Automotive Diagnostics
We are a AAA-approved automotive service center. We offer foreign and domestic automotive repair and maintenance. Our services include oil changes with a 37-point inspection, alignments, computer diagnostics, engine repair and replacement, brakes, tires, transmissions, electrical, starters, service engine light, and much more.
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Lawrence Therapy Services
Address2200 Harvard Road Suite 101 Lawrence, KS
Lawrence Therapy Services LLC is an outpatient clinic providing physical, occupational, speech and massage therapies. In-home treatment is also available. They accept Medicare, Medicaid and most other major insurances.
Lucky Dog Outfitters
Address1411 W. 23rd Suite B Lawrence, Kansas 66046
Lucky Dog Outfitters provides high quality alternative products because they understand that your pet is part of your family and deserves healthy options and smart consumers product. They carry all natural organic low-glycemic, grain-free and anti-allergenic dog foods and treats. They also carry a number of all-natural, anti-allergenic and Eco-friendly grooming products, dental care products and other smart alternatives. 75% of their inventory is either made with Eco-friendly materials, are biodegradable or are recyclable. Additionally, 75% of their products are made here in the United States. Thank you for shopping local and supporting local businesses, artisans and vendors from Kansas.
With its warm, contemporary ambiance, gourmet comfort food, delicious dinner features, and exceptional service, Mariscos is considered to be the best dining experience in Lawrence. Enjoy innovative dishes featuring enticing appetizers, fresh seafood, steaks and pasta. Order half portion entrees anytime, inspired soups, salads and sandwiches for a quick lunch . Breakfast at Mariscos is served- Mon-Fri 8am-11am. Sat & Sun Brunch until 1pm. Visit Mariscos “Top Shelf Bar” featuring daily drink specials and a modern cocktail and liquor selection. Mariscos has carefully selected unique, boutique wines, that complement the menu perfectly. You will find reasonable prices on quality wines that deliver affordable luxury to you. If it's beer you like, try the many cutting edge, craft beers on tap. Mariscos takes pride in serving our community since 2001. Local owners Rick & Nancy Renfro welcome you for the first time or to visit us again if you haven’t been in a while.
To this day, Pachamamas has kept on the cutting edge of the culinary arts with national acclaim and numerous accolades. They strive to offer Lawrence and the entire Midwest region the quintessential dining experience. Their continued commitment to using locally sourced produce and artisanal items when possible has translated into seasonal menus of exceptional quality paired with sublime simplicity.
Pawsh Wash is Lawrence's premier shop for healthy dog and cat products. They also have cool and unique toys and accessories and an impressive grooming and self wash facility. Bring your furry friend in to get spiffed up, find a new toy, or just to sniff and be sniffed.
Pendleton’s Country Market
Address1446 E. 1850 Rd. Lawrence, KS
Pendleton's Country Market is a diversified family farm, growing vegetables, bedding plants, and cut flowers. They try to make your farm visit fun and educational while providing quality locally produced items, personal service and honest prices. Located just off Hwy 10 right outside of Lawrence, the farm is nestled in the rich Kaw River Valley, where the country air and neighborly service create a friendly and relaxing environment to shop.
Choose from our classic spicy red wine sauce, Homemade pesto sauce, all natural alfredo sauce, bar-b-que sauce, or olive oil. Our cheese is our own blend that we shred Fresh Daily. We offer a traditional white crust as well as our own wheat crust, and each are available in original thickness or thin St. Louis style. We Have over 40 Toppings from which to choose...everything from Avocado to zucchini.
Set’em Up Jack’s
22 foot high definition TV, Plus 5 10 foot big screens! Absolutely the best sportsbar in Lawrence. You've gotta check it out! Over 100 feet of TV screens, NTN trivia, pool tables, golden tee, and darts. Take a ride to the eastside!
Address1501 West 6th St.
At Sound Innovations we take pride in serving our customers with the best products and customer service as possible. We specialize in the sales and installation of all car audio products as well as marine, motorcycle, and power-sports. So give us a call today and let us make your ride more enjoyable! SERVICES: Repair: Before you go to the trouble and expense of replacing faulty equipment bring it to us and let our experienced staff diagnose the problem and fix it right the first time. We will consult you before any work is done and inform you of all options available. Repair includes factory installed equipment as well as Aftermarket equipment, even if it was not bought from us or a brand that we carry we will work with you to fix the problem. Installation: Every installation is handled in a professional manner and done to suit each customer. We strive for 100% customer satisfaction. Every installation comes with a lifetime warranty on every vehicle. Our work is not done until you are completely happy with how your new audio/video equipment performs! Services: Custom Installation: We offer custom installation options for most vehicles. If you are looking for something just a little more then the factory look or doing a full blown fiberglass show vehicle we offer multiple choices for customizing your vehicle. No matter what type of vehicle you have we work on them all. From Classics and hot rods to boats, motorcycles, and ATV’s. We even do Coolers! Check out our Installs section to see some of our work.
Stoneback Appliance is the only locally owned appliance store in Lawrence. We carry a wide selection of new and used appliances including G.E., Whirlpool, and Kitchen Aid appliances and Sony televisions.
Sunflower Natural Pet Supplies
Located next to The Merc, Sunflower Natural Pet Supplies carry all natural pet food and supplies and has a self-serve dog wash.
- Self-Serve Dog Wash
- Natural/Holistic Dog & Cat food
- Certified Organic Treats
- Quality Toys for Dogs & Cats
- Pet Supplements
- Grooming Supplies
- Friendly knowledgeable staff
- Pets welcome!
The Raven Book Store
The Raven Book Store is an independent and locally-owned book store specializing in literary fiction, mysteries, regional history, and local authors. They love to order books that they do not have in stock (usually arrive in 3-4 days) so you can find whatever it is you are looking for.
Tortas Jalisco provides an array of tempting, authentic Mexican dishes. We are the area's only authentic Mexican restaurant and cantina and only use fresh, local produce in every dish to guarantee you will enjoy whatever you order. Whether you try our homemade tamales or tasty fish tacos, you can be guaranteed that you will leave planning your next trip. View our original Mexican food dinner menu to see all we have to offer.
Wayne & Larry’s
Wayne & Larry's thanks "LAWRENCE" for your support! SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL BAR! Wayne and Larry's restaurant next to Royal Crest Bowling Lanes just got a major overhaul in decor and dining. The trimmings are new and pimpin — sports bar decor and essentials like projection-screen TVs, two pool tables, dart boards, video games (including a couple Golden Tees) and a shuffle board table. Wayne & Larry's is proud to introduce our new line of Cheesecake! Stop by today and give it a try, drizzled in chocolate, raspberry, and cherry!
Wheat State Pizza
Gourmet Pizza Restaurant offering Wheat or White crusts in a Hand Tossed or Thin style. Wheat State also offers over 30 toppings and 8 sauces. Appetizers, desserts, ice cream and liters round out the menu. Catering Menu, Take & Bake and Late Night Specials.
Since January 1998, White Chocolate has been helping people of all ages from the Sunflower State get their skate on. But White Chocolate is more than just your average skateshop. Shoes, apparel, incense, DVDs and books are all part of the flavorful mix.