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Posts from April 2015

Blog: Back in Time 03There is no question about it, Kansas City, KS is an exciting place to be. We've got the world’s tallest waterslide, award-winning barbecue, and new places to shop popping up left and right. Recently, we've been praised for our authentic taquerias and surprisingly (to those who don't know us as well) exciting nightlife. There’s a lot going on, and there is even more to come – but it’s got me wondering a little about what made this unique city the place it is today. I consider myself somewhat of

A girlfriends getaway filled with shopping, dining and fun

By Lori Barnes

What do you get when you take 3 life-long best friends; add 3 weddings, 3 new houses, 1 cross-country move, 1 new baby, and 1 baby on the way? The answer is busy.

Alissa, Sarah, and I met when I moved to Kansas City 23 years ago; we were in the 2nd grade! Our friendship has stood the test of time throughout all these years, and we’ve celebrated so many milestones together: birthdays, graduations, concerts, awards, new

Family Fun With a Twist

A Kansas City, KS staycation features education and entertainment

By Erin Barnes

With three active sons and a free Saturday, I took it upon myself to formulate a plan for a Saturday staycation. Kansas City is rich with history, beauty, parks, museums, cultures and customs. After a little research online, I had my line-up. I knew that everything would appeal to my sons—ages 10, 8 and 6. I was also on a mission to get my husband, Trevor, and children to learn to love

Sports Fanatics

April 4, 2015 by Maila Yang

Sports Fanatics

Urban Dictionary.com defines the term “Sports Fanatics” as a person who loves sports as an entertainment outlet and is highly interested in one or more sport or sports team. Does this sound like you? If so, head over to Kansas City, KS for some tailgating fun. Experience heart-pounding excitement at a NASCAR race at Kansas Speedway or kick it with MLS Sporting KC at their state-of-the-art stadium. Whatever your game is, Kansas City has plenty of outlets for you and your buddies

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