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New airport terminal will have Dunkin’ Donuts, Chick-fil-A, River City Brewing

Can we all agree that the dining situation at the current Mid-Continent Airport terminal is beyond sad? That will change when the new terminal opens next spring. The Wichita City Council is expected on Tuesday to approve a plan for food and beverage service in the new terminal that will feature a food court filled with […]

West Chick-fil-A opens tomorrow; Campout under way

Wichita’s second free-standing Chick-fil-A opens on Thursday, meaning Wichita’s second Chick-fil-A campout is under way. About 125 people are set up with tents and card tables and games in the parking lot of the about-to-open Chick-fil-A at 10515 W. 21st St., where they’ve been gathered since 5:30 a.m. Their goal: to remain in the parking lot […]

Details on Chick-fil-A camp out, sandwich giveaway

Wichita’s second free-standing Chick-fil-A will open at 6 a.m. on Thursday at 10515 W. 21st St., and owner/operator Jason Lansdown admits the timing is… interesting. As Lansdown feverishly prepared to open the restaurant this week, publicity and opinions have been swirling about the company CEO’s announced opposition to gay marriage and a national “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day” […]

The official official opening date for Chick-fil-A west

The corporate bigwigs met with the construction bosses, put their calculators together and came up with the magical, official opening date for new new Chick-fil-A under construction at 10515 W. 21st St. Thursday, Aug. 9. Until yesterday, they’d be planning on July 25, but the Aug. 9 date was arrived at using more exact Chick-fil-Science, […]

Ground breaking today for west Chick-fil-A

Just when you thought the local Chick-fil-Hype had subsided … nope. Owner/operator Jason Lansdown will officially break ground this morning on the west side stand-alone Chick-fil-A, scheduled to open in July at 10515 W. 21st St. (right at the corner of 21st and Maize.) The 10 a.m. VIP ceremony will have city officials, dancing cows and […]

Wichita Chick-fil-A has third biggest opening ever

I know I said I was done posting about Chick-fil-A for a while, but I couldn’t NOT tell you this. Wichita’s Chick-fil-A, which opened for business at 6 a.m. on Thursday, had the third biggest grand opening day in the chain’s history, said franchise owner Brad Fuller. There are 1,610 Chick-fil-As across the country. The […]

Chick-fil-A campout: Tents, wind and pedestrians in the drive-through

Here’s the story I wrote this afternoon after visiting the ca-razy campers spending the night at Chick-fil-A. The campers included people from Wichita as well as people from out of town, including some who follow Chick-fil-A openings like they were the Dave Matthews Band. I saw kids playing on scooters, people constructing jigsaw puzzles on […]

Chick-fil-A campout commences

UPDATE: (6:50 a.m., 3/14)  Stand down, would-be Chick-Fil-A campers. Managers just told me that more than 100 people showed up at 6 a.m. to camp out, so they won’t be taking any more campers. Watch for my story from Chick-fil-A later today. In just about 40 hours, CHICK-FIL-A WILL OPEN!! Wichita’s first free-standing Chick-fil-A at […]

Chick-fil-A frenzy officially begins today

The official opening date of Wichita’s much-anticipated Chick-fil-A is now 17 days away, and franchisee Brad Fuller is releasing details about how dedicated fans can be among the first people through the doors. The restaurant, which specializes in super juicy chicken sandwiches and waffle fries that absorb ketchup perfectly, will open at the corner of […]

One final Chick-fil-A delay

There’s one last delay on the opening date for Wichita’s free-standing Chick-fil-A at Central and Rock. But local franchisee Brad Fuller double, triple promises that this delay will be the last. The restaurant will open for sure, Fuller said, on March 15. The last time we checked with him, he was aiming for a March […]