Thanksgiving Away From Home

By | November 18, 2015 at 3:04 pm | No comments

While the majority of Americans will find themselves hosting family or traveling to be with loved ones for next week’s Thanksgiving holiday, not everyone has a big feast at home.  Sometimes people just either need or want to go out to eat on Thanksgiving.  Or maybe you don’t quite feel the Julia Child gene in […]


5th Annual HopFest Lands in Waldo

By | May 12, 2015 at 8:46 am | No comments

One of Kansas City’s largest beer festivals returns to the Waldo neighborhood this coming weekend.  The 5th annual Hopfest Craft Beer Festival will feature more than 250 different beers from 50 of the countries best craft breweries.  Located in the Waldo Outdoor Pavilion (just east of The Well Bar & Grill on 74th Ter) the latest […]

Restaurants + Bars

Second Annual ‘Taste of Park Place’ is coming to Leawood

By | March 22, 2015 at 9:54 pm | No comments

The Newhouse Domestic Violence Shelter Celebrates Annual “Taste of Park Place” Park Place Restaurants Come Together to Provide Food, Wine and Hand-Crafted Beer Tastings in Support of the Fight Against Domestic Violence LEAWOOD, Kan.  – Join us in celebrating the second annual “Taste of Park Place” event on Saturday, April 25th. Located at 117th and Nall […]

Top 10 Lists

New Year’s Eve = Champagne Time

By | December 28, 2014 at 5:36 pm | No comments

Another year is coming to an end and that means the egg-nog of Christmas is quickly replaced by the bubbly champagne of New Year’s Eve celebrations.  Every year it seems we get asked by people what are some of the best champagnes out there.  Champagne is a tricky subject to tackle because it can be […]

On The Road

Great American Beer Festival – Beer, Beer, and More Beer

By | September 28, 2014 at 2:07 pm | One comment

The 2014 version of the Great American Beer Festival starts this Thursday and runs through Saturday.  More than 5,000 people will attend the 3 day festival in downtown Denver, Colorado.  This year the festival sold out in less than 35 minutes after tickets went on sale to the public.  That should come as no surprise […]

Healthy Eating

Summertime is Salad Time

By | June 30, 2014 at 10:46 pm | No comments

Zucchini and Green Bean Salad It is summer, thus we barbeque with friends. As per request, bringing a side can range from opening a bag of chips, to heating your kitchen to temps that rival outside. Here is an easy salad that tastes great, is healthy, and always generates requests for the recipe. Check out […]

KC Sports & Entertainment

Royals Win Game 1 of the 2015 World Series

By | October 28, 2015 at 12:16 pm | No comments

Wow, did you see that game last night? Longest Game 1 in World Series history. First time since the 1920’s that someone has hit an inside the park home run. It was a great night at Kauffman Stadium for the Boys in Blue. From Eric Hosmer’s error that almost cost them the game to Alex […]

Around Town – All Things KC

Signs of Trouble for OP’s Prairie Fire?

By | October 28, 2015 at 12:29 pm | No comments

From Steve Vockrodt of The Pitch This weekend, like thousands of movie theaters, Cinetopia at Overland Park’s Prairiefire development opens the new Ridley Scott film, The Martian, which stars Matt Damon. After an October 2 screening, though, comes a unique event: a question-and-answer session with Michael Shara, the curator of the American Museum of Natural […]

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