“I would venture to say there are very few short-term rentals in Wichita today that are in compliance with the zoning, unless they’re renting for seven days or more,”

Scott Wadle, the city’s planning director

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Wichita City Council passes regulations, licensing for short-term rentals like Airbnbs

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Eugene Anderson Authors Second Book

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Thu., Sept. 21, 6 – 10 pm: Drone Light Festival, Exploration Place, 300 N McLean. The festival will provide breathtaking views of 300 synchronized drones, fully choreographed with music. Enhancements to the experience, including new custom drone formations, floating Chinese water lanterns, projections on the Exploration Place buildings and a concert lit by more than 2,000 candles. FREE

Thu., Sept. 21, 8 pm: Power of Love – A Musical Tribute to Luther Vandross, Odd Fellow Hall, 930 W Douglas. Five local Wichita musicians collaborating together to celebrate the sounds and memories of “The Voice,” Luther Vandross.Odd Fellows’ in-house chef will cultivate a full menu based around Luther’s life and love of food. Two bars will serve specialty cocktails and full line of wine and spirits. Cost $20+ https://bit.ly/3YyWyQ1

Sat., Sept. 23, 7::30 – 10:30 pm: Lisella Martin, Jazz Sax at Vann’s Night Club, 3926 E 13th.  It’s time for a party, returning to Wichita straight out of St. Louis. Contact Bones (316) 518-2014 or Maggie (316) 655-6967. Cost $35

Sat., Sept. 23, 12 – 4 pm: PopUp Art Market, Union Station, 701 E. Douglas See work from local artists. Bouncy house for kids. Sponsored by Art That Touches Your Heart and Daddy Daughter Decor. FREE

Sat., Sept. 23, 8:45 – 11 am: 3rd Annual Neighborhood Walk: Bring neighborhood businesses, organizations, student groups and residents together for a roughly 3-mile neighborhood walk along the Redbud Trail. Walk starts at 17th and Oliver trailhead at 8:30 am. A health literacy presentation on healthy habits and receive a bag with giveaways and info after our walk in the John Bardo Lobby. REGISTER https://form.jotform.com/231935940261052

Sat., Sept. 23, 8:30– 11:30 pm: Silent Party, Simply Sangria Wine, 243 N. Cleveland. Come out and enjoy the silent party experience. Wine, food, and our 3 playlists will keep you jamming all night. Cost $10 

Sun., Sept. 24, 12 – 6pm: Midwest Super Show, Century II Convention Center, 225 W. Douglas. The biggest car show in Midwest, part of the Original Lowrider Tour as well as the WEGO-Midwest Tour featuring cars from across the U.S. Cost $65 https://bit.ly/446RdQX

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