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Gay Lawrence

Are we still in Kansas?

Imagine: You are driving through Kansas when suddenly you and your little dog find yourselves in a colorful, gay-friendly little town. Welcome to Lawrence. Lawrence is an island of unexpected in the vast prairie of Kansas. It is a hilly city surrounded by flat, and a liberal, open-minded oasis surrounded by a socially conservative state. Douglas County, where Lawrence is, always votes Democrat, while the rest of the state is staunchly Republican. Lawrence is the only city in Kansas with an eq...


Bars & Clubs
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Henry's Upstairs Bar

 (12 Ratings)

Tall, dark, and cozy

Find funky vibes and an outdoor patio at this friendly, mixed crowd coffee and cocktail bar.

Downtown · 15 E 8th St, Lawrence

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Bourgeois Pig

 (7 Ratings)

Quaint hipster haunt

This relaxed Euro-style cafe and bar serves coffee, Bloody Marys, and cocktails.

Downtown · 6 E 9th St, Lawrence

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Z's Divine Espresso Downtown

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A simply divine coffeeshop

Z's is the perfect internet cafe: plenty of workstations, excellent coffee, and a strong green business ethic.

Downtown · 1800 E 23rd St,, Lawrence

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WheatFields Bakery Cafe

 (5 Ratings)

Sweet, but not too sweet

Wheatfields is far more than just a bakery. It is an excellent spot for breakfast, lunch, or even brunch, with...

Downtown · 904 Vermont St, Lawrence

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Noodles & Company

 (2 Ratings)

Noodles and more

This Asian-inspired fast food chain is a good choice for a filling and inexpensive lunch. There are also American and...

Downtown · 8 W 8th St, Lawrence

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Free State Brewing Co

 (2 Ratings)

A Lawrence Landmark

Free State is always crowded with locals--with good reason. The food is truly impressive, and certainly a step above...

Downtown · 636 Massachusetts St, Lawrence

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Eldridge Hotel

 (1 Rating)

Gorgeous historic hotel with prime location

The Eldridge boasts a fabulous location on Mass St, within walking distance to Teller's and lots of other dining,...

Downtown · 701 Massachusetts St, Lawrence

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The Oread

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Stunning campus hotel

The dramatic design of this newer hotel made waves with the locals when it first arrived on the scene, but visitors are...

Downtown · 1200 Oread Ave, Lawrence

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Wild Man Vintage

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Go wild

Wild Man is truly a top notch vintage clothing store. The store also sells new clothes from crafty local designers.

Downtown · 939 Massachusetts St, Lawrence

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Hobbs Inc

 (1 Rating)

A little bit of everything hip

Hobbs features hip clothing, strange gifts and assorted lifestyle items. It's the sort of shop you go into to get a...

Downtown · 700 Massachusetts St, Lawrence

Arts & Culture
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The Break Room Restaurant and Dinner Theatre (Closed Temporarily)

 (1 Rating)

Lunch, Dinner, and Shows

By day, this is a lunch café for people who work at the capitol. But at night, The Break Room produces live stage...

911 S Kansas Ave, Topeka

Lawrence Percolator

 (3 Ratings)

Creative project space

It is a little tricky to find, but the Percolator is a wonderful little gallery next to the Lawrence Art Center. The...

Downtown · 913 Rhode Island, Lawrence

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Liberty Hall

 (9 Ratings)

Housing 142 years of cultural events

This historical building has done it all, though these days it serves as a cinema for excellent indie films and a...

Downtown · 644 Massachusetts Ave, Lawrence

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Lied Center

 (2 Ratings)

Campus theater

The Lied brings an amazing array of events to the KU campus, and is well worth a visit regardless of whether or not you...

KU · 1600 Stewart Ave, Lawrence

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