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  • Local Spotlight: HopCat has good brew

    Hop on over to HopCat for some March Madness Fun! HopCat, Westport’s newest bar and eatery, is a hip cross between tiki-bar and sports bar and the highlight? Craft beer. Specifically,  local craft beer. HopCat may not be a “local spot” (there are Hopcats across the United States) but one thing they do well: feature […] More

  • Local Find #6 and #7: KC Holiday Gift Guide: Eat, Drink, and Be Merry!

    The Gifts that Keep on Giving! Need a quick easy gift for a hostess, friend, or co-worker? There are two easy gifts that we found that both support local KC restaurants and bars and keep on giving after the New Year! #6 The 2017 Kansas City Originals Dining Club Card The Kansas City Originals Dining […] More

  • Friday on the Westside of KC

    On a beautiful Friday morning, the little neighborhood known as the Westside in KC became the perfect place to enjoy a rare day off. The diverse eclectic corner had new and old favorites to explore and soak in some beautiful weather and relax before a busy weekend! Start the Day out Right: Breakfast Goat Hill […] More

  • The Makery KC, Making our Lives (and Porches!) Beautiful

    Pinterest Lovers Unite! Fall is in the air and many of us are probably searching Pinterest and finding all kinds of ideas on how to decorate for the season. For some though, this is a really stressful thing. Pinterest fails can be funny at times, but also frustrating to those of us that really want […] More

  • End of Summer KC Style!

    All good things come to an end and this week we see Labor Day weekend and the official end of Summer. Why not go out with a bang? There are plenty of local fun events this weekend that can help you celebrate KC Style! Some old favorites, but lots of new must-try events! Friday, September […] More

  • KC Local Week is Back!

    Supporting Local All Next Week in Kansas City In the past decade, America has seen the rise of a #supportlocal movement. The heart of what we call “the Heartland” is the people, working hard to grow the communities that we live in. We are learning to seek out the “Mom & Pop” businesses and support […] More

  • Bastille Day, KC Style!

    One of my favorite French holidays is today and there is lots going on around KC to help celebrate Bastille Day! Here is a quick look at a few local favorites! Le Fou Frog This year’s theme to Le Fou Frog’s annual Bastille Day celebration- Au Homage to Fromage!! The party will start on Thursday […] More

  • Beat the Heat this Weekend in KC!

    Summer is in full swing and it is hot in KC! Check out these great events this weekend that are designed to keep you cool while having fun! Little Piggy’s Heatwave Ice Cream Party! Reminiscent of the old-fashion ice cream social, Little Piggy KC will have several trucks on hand serving up great food, hot […] More

  • KC Wine Co. Celebrates One Year!

    KC Wine Co. –  A year of Success! When you think of Kansas, wineries are not the first thing that come to mind. But, travel out in South Olathe, you will find a beautiful, unique winery that is thriving after just one year! KC Wine Co. opened it’s doors one year ago this month after Kirk […] More

  • Negroni Week is Here!

    Negroni Week is Here and in Full Swing! The Negroni cocktail is made of one part gin, one part vermouth rosso, and one part Campari (a liqueur obtained from the infusion of herbs and fruit in alcohol and water, garnished with orange peel.) It is considered an apéritif. Main alcohol: Gin, Vermouth, Campari Ingredients: 1 oz […] More

  • Beans and Brews Come Together in NKC

    In a 2,400 foot space along Armour Road, a new Espresso and Beer bar opens its doors this month- Colony Espresso and Beer Bar. This busy area is up and coming for the craft beer scene, with Screenland Armour and Big Rip Brewery near-by as well as another newcomer, Calibration Brewing that will hit KC later this summer. More

  • An Evening in The Village at Briarcliff

    The Village at Briarcliff: A Secret Gem in the Northland I had never given the Village at Briarcliff much thought before moving to the Northland. Zona Rosa had all the “Big Box” stores I liked- Old Navy, Gap, Game Stop, Loft: the places I could shop with my kids and get the staple items for […] More

  • Charisse’s Pumpkin Beer Dinner!

    Charisse Plans A Perfect Dinner for Fall! Nothing screams “Fall” like the sighting of pumpkins! The smell of pumpkin spiced lattes brings a comfort that we can put our flip-flops away and rejoice in cooler weather and comfort food. In the past few years, pumpkin beer has become a popular fall beverage of choice. Charisse, […] More

  • NKC Pint Path 2015

    Bikes and Beer in the Northland! Growing up in Johnson County, I never really knew a lot about North Kansas City- my NKC friends can vouch for me on that one as I would drive to their house and inevitably, wind up at the airport. “There’s more to North of the River than the airport, […] More