This week, Downtown Topeka will see the grand opening of two new businesses: Ash Boutique and Axe and Ale. Ash Boutique, located at 921 S. Kansas, is a clothing and apparel shop; its grand opening is scheduled for Wednesday, July 29 at 10 a.m. Axe and Ale, located at 115th SE 6th Ave, is an axe throwing bar; its ribbon cutting is scheduled for Friday, July 31 at 9 a.m.

“It’s wonderful to see new growth take place in Downtown Topeka, especially during these challenging times. Both Ash Boutique and the Axe and Ale are fantastic additions to the downtown business community,” said Vince Frye, president of Downtown Topeka, Inc. “New retail and entertainment options like these will play a strong role in bringing more people to Downtown Topeka.”

“My staff and I are thrilled to be able to join the downtown community. We hope to offer patrons a fun and unique – and, most importantly, safe - boutique shopping experience,” said Ashley Dassinger-Carson, owner of Ash Boutique.

“We are excited to bring another entertainment option to Downtown Topeka,” said Axe and Ale owner Lewis Spring. “It is exciting to see the rebirth down here and being next to the new Plaza puts us right in the heart of the action.”


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