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    Promote KC Local Gift Guide 2017 #6: Fire Lake Soapery

    A Company Full of Passion and Heart~ Paola, Kansas, 40 miles south of KC, is the home of Fire Lake Soapery, started by a mother and daughter team, Julie Zoller & Jaclyn Ubert with a mission and a passion to provide healthy, safe products to their family and community. The duo make all-natural artisan bars […] More

  • Promote KC Local Gift Guide 2017: Gift #5 Beautifelt by Jessica Bundy

    Give the Gift of Beautifelt this Christmas! Our #5 gift is something that we just discovered ourselves at Promote KC. We caught a glance of a beautiful painting of the classic landmark Shuttlecock, dressed for the holidays and we knew we had to include this artist in our holiday guide. Kansas City is like no […] More

  • Promote KC Local Gift Guide 2017 Gift #4: Adopt Don’t Shop KC

    Give the Gift of Giving Back We have been a fan of Scott Poore and his endless quest to find KC’s homeless pets a furever home. His company, Adopt Don’t Shop KC, sells trendy t-shirts and accessories and a portion of all sales goes to local pet shelters in the KC area. Just recently, Scott […] More

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    Support Small & Local Saturday: Promote KC Gift Guide, Gift #3

    WE LOVE PROMOTING KC Promote KC was founded to help the small but mighty business of KC. We love our city and have made it our mission to seek out local entrepreneurs, makers, shops, and faces to highlight. We ourselves are small and local- a family owned business that would also love your support! We […] More

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    KC Local Gift Guide 2017: Local Gift #2: André’s Confiserie Suisse

    Nothing Says Holidays Like Chocolate! André’s Confiserie Suisse, a locally owned Suisse chocolatier, has been a staple in the Kansas City community for more than 60 years. André’s offers a variety of specialty hand-crafted chocolates including its Fleur de Sel Caramels, Chocolate Mint Leaves and its nationally recognized Chocolate Covered Almonds.These beautifully wrapped gift-boxes are […] More

  • Local Spotlight: Plaza Living at West Hill

    Living Local on the Plaza Ever dream of living on The Country Club Plaza, one of the most well-known classic areas in Kansas City? This weekend, we are spotlighting Plaza living at it’s finest- the West Hill Community! Located one block west of the Historic Country Club Plaza, this newly remodeled building offers all the […] More

  • Local KC Fundraiser at Homeslice Pizza to help Lyft Driver injured in shooting

    Liberty, MO– Early Sunday morning, 41-year-old Antoine Roston was shot outside popular Northland bar The Landing. Antoine, unarmed, was shot when responding to a call for service with Lyft. Police say 28-year-old Patrick Pulse fired six shots from a laser-sighted semi-automatic, hitting Roston, once into his shoulder, one bullet grazed his head and the third […] More

  • Second Annual No SHAVE November with KC Beard Balms and Charlie Hustle

    KC Beard Balms and Charlie Hustle Collaborate Again for A Great Cause Today, our friends at KC Beard Balms and Charlie Hustle will launch the 2nd annual campaign to help raise funds for Children’s Mercy. The two local companies have collaborated on a limited edition “BELiEVE. No Shave. 2017” t-shirt. By purchasing this one-of-a-kind tee, […] More

  • LUSH and Designs By Patterson, Giving Back to Veterans

    Designs By Patterson Matt and Anna Patterson, owners of Designs by Patterson create stipple art, an art that is done by using a technique, where a series of dots are used to generate an image by varying the size of the dots & distance between them. Their unique and beautiful art comes in prints, shirts, […] More

  • Local Spotlight: Kicking off Holiday Shopping in Parkville

    Holiday Shopping in Parkville Farmhouse Collection When you walk into Farmhouse Collection, the first thing you notice is the wonderful smell- the focus of the store is hand poured candles, lotions, soaps and linen sprays made at Farm House Collection in Jamesport, MO. These local products produce fantastic smells and screams decorating for the holidays! […] More

  • The Summer Passport KC is Here!

    Last year, The Passport Program Kansas City hit the ground running and many of us enjoyed 2-for-1 drinks at our favorite watering hole! I enjoyed it so much, the Winter Warmer became my go-to Stocking Stuffer. Now, The program is back and on sale today! Specials start on May 26th and runs through Labor Day. The […] More

  • Swing into Summer with Strawberries: Benny’s Berries

    Benny’s Berries: Locally grown strawberries ready to pick! Summer in KC is quickly approaching and nothing says summer like fresh strawberries! Thanks to our friend and local owner at the Crop Stop, we have found an outstanding patch to highlight this season! Benny’s Berries, a locally owned strawberry patch, started its first picking season this […] More

  • 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 Spotlight: The 20th Annual Eat Local & Organic Expo!

    Spring Has Sprung! Time to Buy from Your Local Farmer! The Kansas City Food Circle has been a group committed to connecting eaters to all the local, organic and free-range growers in the Greater Kansas City Area for more than 20 years. Each year, they kick-off to the farmers’ market season with the Eat Local & […] More