Splash! Stories

Tallgrass opening facility

March 1, 2015
MANHATTAN — Jeff Gill, president and founder of Tallgrass Brewing Company, has weathered the ups and downs of starting a new business. He now has a stron...

Jams becoming tradition

February 22, 2015
Two years ago, Speck’s Bar & Grill owner Debbie Harrod approached Topeka musician Kyler Carpenter with an idea for creating some type of entertainmen...

SPLASH! Party Guide Dec. 19-25

December 20, 2014
ABIGAIL’S GRILL & BAR, 3701 S.W. Plaza Drive: DJ, 9 p.m. Fridays; Karaoke, 9 p.m. Saturdays and Thursdays. 246-6866. AJ’S NY PIZZERIA, 1930 S.W. We...

SPLASH! Party Guide Dec. 5-11

December 4, 2014
ABIGAIL’S GRILL & BAR, 3701 S.W. Plaza Drive: DJ, 9 p.m. Fridays; Karaoke, 9 p.m. Saturdays and Thursdays. 246-6866. AJ’S NY PIZZERIA, 1930 S.W. We...

SPLASH! Party Guide Nov. 14-20

November 16, 2014
ABIGAIL’S GRILL & BAR, 3701 S.W. Plaza Drive: DJ, 9 p.m. Fridays; Karaoke, 9 p.m. Saturdays and Thursdays. 246-6866. AJ’S NY PIZZERIA, 1930 S.W. We...

Last Pocket moves

October 20, 2014
Last Pocket, a pool hall located on S.W. Topeka, has moved. Owner Bill Allen said he closed the location in early August because “there was no business o...

The Office closes

October 6, 2014
The Office is closed. The downtown lounge and restaurant, best known for its dueling piano bar, closed its location at 124 S.W. 8th, across the street from...

Jeremiah Bullfrogs closes

October 6, 2014
Jeremiah Bullfrogs Live, a staple of Topeka nightlife, has shuttered its doors after about a decade as a hotspot for live entertainment, stand-up comedy an...

SPLASH! Party Guide Aug. 22-28

August 24, 2014
ABIGAIL’S GRILL & BAR, 3701 S.W. Plaza Drive: DJ, 9 p.m. Fridays; Karaoke, 9 p.m. Saturdays and Thursdays. 246-6866. AJ’S NY PIZZERIA, 1930 S.W. We...

Hip-hop fanciers converge

August 24, 2014
Hot temperatures didn't keep hip-hop music fans from gathering outside of Speck's Bar and Grill, 2105 S.W. Mission, Saturday evening for the #TopekaTape bl...