Mapps Coffee & Tea: A West Bank Gem

Whenever I find myself on the West Bank and in need of a spot to work with great ambiance, I head to Mapps Coffee and Tea. In a world of glossy, super-trendy coffee shops, Mapps feels like walking into the familiar home of an old...

Depth of Field: A Craft Lover’s Paradise

Recently I found myself with a knitting emergency: I had lost my darning needles! With no way to complete my knitting project I jumped in my car and headed straight down to Depth of Field. With its subtle signage and unusual name, Depth of Field...

The Corner Bar

Sunday Fun-day at The Corner Bar

This past week on the West Bank, my friends and I decided to spend our “Sunday Fun-day” patio and bar hopping within the Seven Corners neighborhood, taking full advantage of what is left of the warm weather. Specifically, we ended our night by checking out...

Mapps Coffee & Tea: A Student Perspective

This week on the West Bank, I decided to check out Mapps Coffee & Tea. With busy schedules and limited free time, what’s better than indulging in a comfy couch and a hot drink? For starters, it did not take me long to get there at all....

Resurrection of the Southern

After the “crash of the Southern Theater” in 2011 Damon Runnals inherited a theater on the verge of bankruptcy. Almost as if the last administrative directors had turned off the lights and left the key under the front door matt, he was left as the...

From Ethiopia to the West Bank: Dilla’s Ethiopian Restaurant

  Ask Wagari Hiripa Hunde what his biggest challenge managing his mother’s Dilla's Ethiopian Restaurant has been, “The winter; this is the most difficult climate for me,” he’ll tell you with a big laugh. Coming to the West Bank in the last six months, he’ll also tell you,...

Town Hall

A West Bank Classic: The Town Hall Brewery

This week on the West Bank, I decided to check out the Town Hall Brewery. With waitresses dancing to the music, TVs playing the latest games, and the cozy wooden ambiance, the restaurant had such a unique feel to it that was easy to fall...

Town Hall Gives Back – to KFAI!

Who said making the world a better place wasn’t all fun and games? Town Hall is giving back with new program benefitting West Bank nonprofits, pint by lovely pint. Every month they are donating proceeds from each West Bank Ale sold to a local West Bank nonprofit....