www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Skunks are biggest rabies vectors in area -10/21/2014, 10:56 AM

Salina man given probation for striking, killing woman on bike -10/21/2014, 10:56 AM

Pesky bugs have political nicknames -10/21/2014, 10:56 AM

ethanol102014 -10/20/2014, 10:56 AM

Suspect has a history of arson -10/21/2014, 10:55 AM

Flamingo up in flames -10/18/2014, 6:58 PM

TV psychic coming to Salina -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Libertarian shares different philosophy -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Hoteliers placing big bets on Garden City -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Former city IT director charged with sex crimes against children -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Federal, state officials celebrate Hugoton ethanol plant -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

Area optometrists attend eyecare conference -10/18/2014, 5:55 PM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Lawrence makes downtown a cultural district

Published on -2/13/2013, 3:33 PM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Lawrence city officials have decided to designate the city's downtown and a surrounding area as a cultural district.

The city commissioners voted Tuesday night to approve a request from the Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission to create the district.

The arts commission envisioned linking historic, arts, natural and cultural heritage sites such as the Arts Center, New York School, the river and art galleries downtown and in the Warehouse Arts District.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports (http://bit.ly/YWQDPZ ) the arts groups suggested finding ways to combine private, public and grant funds to support improvements to the district.

The commission plans to appoint a task force soon to determine the initiatives it will undertake.

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos

AP Breaking News