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
Fall in the Midwest arrives with crisp air, trees transformed into orange, yellow and red wonders, and the lingering smell of bonfire sticking to your sweater. It welcomes in seasonal activities saved only for this special time of year. If you’re doing fall in the Midwest, you’ll want to make these five ideas your official bucket list for celebrating this autumn’s arrival in Kansas City, KS.
1. Appreciate the Agritourism (and have a picture perfect day)
Slip into your favorite fall fashion and
By Rebekah Baughman on August 20, 2020
If someone asked me a few years ago for a great place to go for coffee I probably would suggest somewhere other than Kansas City, KS. Sure - there were a couple Starbucks locations, gas stations and other franchise spots to help cure the afternoon lull, but a quaint, quiet spot to read or chat with a friend? You’d probably be better off searching elsewhere in KC. However, if you were to ask me today, my answer would be entirely different. It seems as if recently local coffee shops and café have been popping up all about KCK. Here are four that you must try!
By Rebekah Baughman on August 7, 2020
The weather is warm, the sun is bright in the sky, now all you need is something refreshing to sip on. Craft this simple, crisp spring cocktail from home using Apple Pear wine from Rowe Ridge Vineyard & Winery in the Village West Area of Kansas City, KS. Rowe Ridge is currently offering carryout and curbside bottles of wine.
August 29th marks what would be the 100th birthday of the Kansas City, KS born Jazz legend Charlie “Yardbird” Parker. Known for his smooth alto saxophone, Parker was a highly influential soloist and leading musician in the development of bebop, a form of jazz characterized by fast tempos, technique, and advanced harmonies.
Parker was raised in KCMO, near the Westport area. He began playing sax at the young age of 11 and later joined his school band at Lincoln High School. He left school in
By Rebekah Baughman on August 4, 2020
You'll see a lot of friendly, local faces in Kansas City, KS. Here's a couple to remember! Emily and Jordan Fox, owners of High and Dry Cactus Co.
1) High and Dry Cactus Co. is a first of its kind for Kansas City, KS. Tell us about what sparked the idea to open up your shop and show room?
My wife and I fell in love with our neighborhood immediately upon moving into our house, and felt that because of our passion for our part of KCK, we wanted to add to it in a small way. Our property
"What is there to do right now?" and "What's open?" are two questions you've probably heard (and asked) on repeat lately. Summer Saturdays aren't meant to be spent bored in the house! Here are 10 socially distanced and outdoor ideas to make this weekend more fun!