How to Prepare for National Bike to School Day

National Bike to School Day in Lawrence, KS


Like last year, Lawrence schools and districts across the country are getting ready for Bike to School Day (May 4, 2022).

Now, you may be thinking, “What is there to plan for? Wear a helmet. Cycle a few blocks to school. Seems simple.” Unfortunately, some families aren’t able to celebrate Bike to School Day with such ease, for one reason or another—distance, costs, bike safety concerns, you name it. For those families, preparation is the name of the game.

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Tips for Buying Your First Vehicle

Buying Your First Vehicle in Lawrence, KS
If you thought that new iPhone was expensive, just wait until you buy your first vehicle. Whether you’re still in high school or just graduating from college, the first big purchase you’ll ever make in life will probably be a new car. And when you've got that much money in the game, figuring out what to do – and, more importantly, what not to do – can be the catalyst for your first mental breakdown, too. Life’s all about firsts.

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2022 Subaru BRZ: Car & Driver 10Best Winner

2022 Subaru BRZ for Sale in Lawrence, KS

Way back in 2013, Subaru made big waves in the automotive world by unveiling its innovative sports car to impressive fanfare. This first-gen Subaru BRZ earned itself a solid reputation as a fun, zippy ride that corners with impressive ease and a whole bunch of style. Still, it had its detractors. Some thought it was too slick on the turns. Others scoffed and laughed at its underwhelming acceleration.

Why has the Subaru BRZ skyrocketed to the king of the hill of sportiest cars in recent years? We’re so delighted you asked.

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Where to See Christmas Lights in Lawrence, KS

Happy Holidays from McCarthy Subaru of Lawrence

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas here in Lawrence, as the city begins to prep its annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony. Like every year, 2021’s Christmas lights in Lawrence will brighten downtown, illuminating everything from Weaver’s to the US Bank Plaza on 9th. And perhaps best of all, if you’ve got a keen eye and have some lucky, you may spot Santa roaming around town.

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Where to Trick-or-Treat in Lawrence, KS

Where to Trick-or-Treat in Lawrence, KS


Call us old fashioned, but traditional trick-or-treating is far more entertaining than “trunk-or-treats" or visiting a mall. Right? Well, if you’re like us and enjoy sticking to tradition, you’re probably preparing to take your kids out to trick-or-treat in Lawrence. But where should you go, if not in your own little neck of the woods?

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2022 Subaru Outback vs. 2021 Mazda CX-5

2022 Subaru Outback vs. 2021 Mazda CX-5


Twenty years before Mazda even conceived of the CX-5, Subaru was pushing the envelope with its Outback. Since 1994, Outback has been the #1 selling wagon in America, offering boatloads of utility and a retro aesthetic that’s since become a hipster trend.

Then, in 2012, the CX-5 emerged as a compact SUV/CUV to combat with the Outbacks of the world. Has it succeeded after only a decade on the market? Meh. While Mazda’s new CX-5 talks a big game, it’s lacking a certain je ne sais quoi that makes models like the Outback special.

Here’s…

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The First Subaru Electric SUV Gains a Name: Solterra

Subaru Electric SUV
Subaru Solterra, Subaru’s first electric SUV. Wait. Solterra... Solterra... Why does that sound so familiar? Let’s refresh your memory.

Do you remember taking Latin in high school? Perhaps not, since schools stopped teaching Latin sometime around the Jimmy Carter administration. But if you’re like me – old and okay with it – upon reading the word “Solterra,” you probably got hit with a flashback of your Latin teacher, Mrs. Jacobi, publicly scolding you for believing “carpe diem” was a type of fish. (What? Was that just me? This explains so much...)

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