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10 Things to Do in Kansas City Just Like the Locals

10 Things to Do in Kansas City Just Like the Locals

Do you love barbecue? Click HERE for  a roundup of all the barbecue restaurants in Kansas City!  1. Country Club Plaza Anchored by the iconic J.C. Nichols Fountain, the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City is one of the top tourist attractions. Simply called “The Plaza” by us natives, visiting the Plaza is like going […]

Fresh food available at farmers’ markets throughout the Kansas City area

Fresh food available at farmers’ markets throughout the Kansas City area

A guide to farmers’ markets throughout Kansas City Kansas Citians love their food and naturally farmers’ markets are a big part of that love affair, the fresher and more varied the pickins’ the better. You can find a farmers’ market in just about every corner of the city from spring through fall, a few are open […]

Guide to St. Patrick’s Day activities throughout Kansas City metro area

Guide to St. Patrick’s Day activities throughout Kansas City metro area

The number of Irishman increases in Kansas City as St. Patrick’s Day approaches. Celebrating the snake chasing saint is so popular throughout the Kansas City area, that the parties and parades take up the entire weekend and spill over into Tuesday. Here’s a roundup of Kansas City’s St. Patrick’s Day events. Here is a list […]

Legends Outlets of Kansas City, Kansas in Village West

Legends Outlets of Kansas City, Kansas in Village West

[slickr-flickr tag=Legends] Address: 1843 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66111 Phone: 913-788-3700 Website: The Legends Outlets of Kansas City Description: Legends Outlets Kansas City is a premier outdoor shopping and entertainment center located in Kansas City, Kan. Some of the retailers in the shopping district include Tommy Hilfiger, Ann Taylor, Forever 21, Banana Republic, […]

2014 Great Midwest Balloon Festival opens Aug. 8 at the Kansas Speedway

2014 Great Midwest Balloon Festival opens Aug. 8 at the Kansas Speedway

[slickr-flickr tag=balloon] Caption: Organizers of The Great Midwest Balloon Festival inflated a hot air balloon in front of Union Station during First Fridays August 1 to promote the event which starts Friday and runs through Sunday. Gear up your little Chiefs fan with Back to School essentials from the official online store of the Kansas […]

Verrückt’s first riders taking the plunge at Schlitterbahn (videos)

Verrückt’s first riders taking the plunge at Schlitterbahn (videos)

Verrückt – The First Launch at Schlitterbahn in Kansas City, Kan. July 2014 Get a look at the first ride down Schlitterbahn’s Verrückt waterslide that features waterpark designer Jeff Henry and ride engineer John Schooley — see the insanity that is responsible for the world’s tallest waterside. Lifeguards take on Verrückt, world’s tallest water slide Check out […]

The College Basketball Experience is a must-see for March Madness fans in Kansas City

The College Basketball Experience is a must-see for March Madness fans in Kansas City

A guide to Kansas City for the thousands of basketball fans attending tournaments If you don’t like your museum trips to make you sweat, you might want to think twice about visiting The College Basketball Experience in downtown Kansas City. It’s not that the thermostat is set too high. It’s just impossible to get through […]

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