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    Local Spotlight: Evening with the ‘Rents

    Good Humored People with Big Hearts Evening with the ‘Rents, a fundraiser for Camp Encourage, is this Friday, March 10th at the historic Gem Theater. The story behind this event is definitely worth telling. Speech Pathologists, Kennan Stump and Matt Braun, both of New Balloon Therapy, had an idea four years ago after a night […]

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    We Rock on Wheels: Launch Party Feb. 4th!

    Are You Ready to Rock on Wheels? We Rock The Spectrum, Kansas City’s first gym that caters especially to children with special needs and autism, is announcing an exciting event: the We Rock on Wheels Sensory Bus! Join in on celebrating the arrival of Kansas City’s ONLY inclusive sensory bus. This family fun event will […]

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    Local Find #12: KC Holiday Gift Guide: Something Sweet Vintage Boutique

    Give Something Sweet! Still looking for some last minute gifts? We have found the sweetest local boutique there is, full of charming home decor including furniture, unique prints, and vintage based gifts. Owners Linda and Amanda, a mother-daughter duo, are proud Kansas Citians, vintage lovers and creatives at heart that started Something Sweet Vintage Boutique in […]

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    Local Find #11: KC Holiday Gift Guide: Coki Bijoux

    A Little Jewel from Paris in the Heart of KC Coki Reardon, owner and creater of Coki Bijoux, grew up in KC, but moved to Paris in 1990 to study metalsmith and jewelry making. She served as an apprentice under Parisian “bijoutier” Thierry de Bourqueney. Upon returning to the United States, she brought her craft and French-inspired […]

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    Local Find #9: KC Holiday Gift Guide: Sweet Kiss Brigadeiro

    We met the mother-daughter duo of Sweet Kiss Brigadeiro about a year ago, when I tasted a bite at a pop-up! This Brazilian candy is Kansas City’s only brigadeiro and would make a fabulous gift or addition to your holiday party! A Brigadeiro is handcrafted Brazilian chocolate candy. They are not only delicious, but beautiful […]

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    Local Find #8: Holiday Gift Guide: Carly Rae Studio

    Local Artist’s Whimsical Artwork Carly, the artist behind Carly Rae Studio,  lives in Kansas City and her artwork is a breath of fresh air. Her beautiful detailed prints start with a pencil outline of a shape and is slowly filled in with tiny watercolor flowers. She picks familiar things and finds the beauty in the ordinary. […]

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    Local Find #5: KC Holiday Gift Guide: Gale Nation

    It’s official: I am obsessed with Gale Nation. I scour quotes on Goodreads, trying to find the perfect quote to add to the items that Gale Nation sells. Gale is a hand-lettering artist who has a permanent space at Bella Patina in the KC West Bottoms and a studio in Topeka, Kansas. She sells her hand-lettered […]

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    Local Find #2: KC Local Holiday Gifts: SunKissed Earth Jewelry

    Handmade Eco-Friendly Jewelry Natalie McClelland, owner of SunKissed Earth Jewelry has had a passion for making jewelry for a long time- it started at summer camp in the 80s. She began beading bracelets and making lanyards, and enjoyed creating new pieces of jewelry and accessories for fellow campers and favorite counselors. Fast forward 30 years, […]

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    25 Days of Local Finds: KC Holiday Gifts

    Promote KC is a blog about cool stuff in KC. We love hunting down the small but mighty local entrepreneurs, makers, artists, and businesses and sharing with the community. We love going out and looking for unique products that may just need a little push to the public. We are a small firm that is […]

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    Giving Thanks: We Rock The Spectrum

    A Place You Never Have to Say Sorry As a mom of two children with Autism, this post is both business and personal. Business: highlighting this wonderful new gym that opened it’s doors this year; personal: giving my children a safe haven to go, be themselves, and not have to worry about behaviors or onlookers. […]

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