Winter 2018: “The Lord’s Diner” Sneak Peek!

The Lord’s Diner
Free meals served to the hungry in Pittsburg, 365 days a year, no exceptions

From night to night, The Lord’s Diner never looks the same. The food is always different. The guests, too. Even the volunteers are constantly rotating.

Photo by Brett Dalton and courtesy of The Lord’s Diner

The important stuff, though? That will never change.

Three-hundred-sixty-five days a year, no exceptions, The Lord’s Diner provides dinner to hungry guests in Pittsburg – for free. Operating under the Catholic Diocese of Wichita, which also manages two permanent Lord’s Diner locations and several mobile food trucks in Wichita, The Lord’s Diner serves an average of 150 people in Pittsburg every single night.

The ultimate goal, according to the Catholic Diocese of Wichita, is “to combat hunger in the community” by serving “a nutritious meal with dignity and respect to anyone who is hungry.”

In Pittsburg, in a nondescript building at the corner of Fourth and Locust, The Lord’s Diner does just that. No questions asked…

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Winter 2018: “A Bolder Humboldt” Sneak Peek!

A Bolder Humboldt
Group dreams big and gets to work in Humboldt

Photo courtesy of A Bolder Humboldt

In a town of fewer than 2,000 people, there’s a revolution happening. The proof is found on the downtown square.

An abandoned building, formerly a jewelry store, has been transformed into a luxury candy shop with shiny marble floors and Parisian accents; upstairs, a modern Airbnb is available for rent. Next door, a new restaurant is opening its doors in another once-decrepit building, its mouth-watering menu creating a buzz in town. Around the corner, a mercantile offers upscale coffee drinks and curated boutique gifts.

Also in the works? A brewery. A renovated hotel. A makerspace.

Welcome to a new Humboldt – or, as one group is calling itself, A Bolder Humboldt…

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