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  • 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

  • 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 […] More

  • 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 […] More

  • KC Common Table: Help Bring a Pay What You Can Cafe to KC!

    Lives will be changed. Communities will be strengthened. People will be fed. Hunger is a horrible reality for many people living in Kansas City. What if, as a community, we could help provide a place for those that are less-fortunate to go and feel warm, safe, and well-fed? KC Common Table is a non-profit in […] More

  • 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 […] More

  • 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 […] More

  • Local Find #10: KC Holiday Gift Guide: Sav-Art Gallery

    Deck the Halls (and Walls!) with Michael Savage Originals! Mike Savage grew up in Kansas, first in the Strawberry Hill area in KCK and then, attending KU in Lawrence. He is now a resident of Westwood, KS and his art gallery, Sav-Art Gallery sits on the corner of the small but thriving art district near […] More

  • 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 […] More

  • 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. […] 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

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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 […] More

  • Local Find #3 and #4: KC Holiday Gifts: Adopt Don’t Shop KC Gear

    We are combining #3 and #4 for a reason- buying something at www.adoptdontshopkc.com will not only bring a gift to a special someone (or pet) in your life, it will also give back to a local pet shelter in the metro area. Owner Scott Poore has a variety of gear to choose from. We like […] More

  • 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, […] More