In 2020 Sporting Kansas City celebrates 25 years of Major League Soccer in Kansas City! Before rebranding in 2010, the team was founded in 1996 as the Kansas City Wizards. This March will mark their 10th home opener at the state-of-the-art Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, KS! The new season also brings a variety of upgrades to the stadium including new technology, new partnerships and new places to indulge in game day eats! Here's the lowdown on what you can expect from the 2020 Sporting Kansas City season.
By Rebekah Baughman on January 5, 2021
You'll see a lot of friendly, local faces in Kansas City, KS. Here's one to remember! Youa Xiong, Owner of Boba Blend.
By Rebekah Baughman on December 30, 2020
A tough year like 2020 has left most of us eager to not look back, and focus on what’s to come. There’s a lot that 2021 holds for Kansas City, KS. Whether you’re looking to have a staycation in the city or are planning for a future trip, here’s some exciting things to look forward to this year.
By Rebekah Baughman on December 2, 2020
While the season and its celebrations look a bit different, holiday cheer is something that can still be found. Missing the people who matter the most? You can send your loved ones near and far a piece of Kansas City, KS this winter. Read on for our guide of gifts that shout “KCK” from local makers and businesses. Hint: You can also make your own days a little merrier by grabbing these local finds for yourself too!
By Rebekah Baughman on October 30, 2020
If you’re on the eastern side of Kansas City, KS there is a good chance you’re only a few minutes, or even a few steps away from a no-frills authentic taqueria or Mexican meat market. Local residents, downtown workers, and foodies from all over the KC metro know the area to be a mecca for a quick, affordable, but mouth-watering lunch or dinner.
By Rebekah Baughman on October 29, 2020
Those who know him refer to El Menudazo owner, Lionel Lucero, as “the doctor.” While the Chicago native didn’t go to medical school, he does know how to cure an angry hangover or case of the Sunday morning sleepies. Locals will begin lining up at 7:30 a.m. on weekend mornings for El Menudazo’s offerings. The menu is small, but the nourishing, traditional menudo and savory birria tacos and stew with rich consomé broth leave customers feeling satisfied and eager to go back.
By Rebekah Baughman on October 5, 2020
NASCAR races are upon us, coming October 16-18! Whether you've grabbed your tickets to see the Hollywood Casino 400 in person, or plan on watching somewhere else nearby in Kansas City, KS, here's a roundup of things you can do to do just 10 minutes or less from Kansas Speedway.
For generations, communities of varying ethnicities settled in Kansas City, KS creating a destination of diversity. The mix of cultures can be experienced through historical sites, annual events, local makers, artwork and our culinary scene.
Let your tastebuds lead the way on the most epic taco experience Kansas City has to offer. The KCK Taco Trail will take you to authentic taquerias, mouth-watering meat markets, homey Tex-Mex eateries and everything in between. No downloading an app or purchasing a passport required! Simply sign up, eat tacos, check in and redeem your rewards.
By Rebekah Baughman on September 4, 2020
National Hispanic Heritage Month happens each year from September 15 - October 15. These dates fall between the independence days of many Latinx countries including Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, who all celebrate their independence on September 15. In addition, Mexico, Chile and Belize celebrate their independence days on September 16, September 18, and September 21.
Kansas City, KS has a vast history of LatinX culture, which began in 1910 when many migrated