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    Changing a Community, One Tamale at a Time

    What if you could support an entire community, just by buying delicious tamales? This is the mission of The Tamale Kitchen, a social enterprise, providing a multi-faceted pathway to self-sufficiency for families of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in NE Kansas City.  A priest from the church became frustrated when the problems facing the Northeast […]

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    Weston’s Apple Picking Season is On!

    The weather might still be hot, but seasons are changing and we are just starting to see the colors of fall. We will pack up our swimsuits this week and trade them in for jeans and fall sweatshirts and plan weekends around college football and fall festivals. One of our favorite things to do is […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    Chicken N Pickle Hits the Northland!

    New Way to Beat Summer Boredom! Bored of all your usual Summer activities? Trying to find a new exciting hobby that brings together having fun, staying active and hanging out with friends? Visit Chicken N Pickle, a new outdoor/Indoor entertainment venue and restaurant concept in North Kansas City. Located at the corner 18th and Burlington, this sprawling […]

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    The Crop Stop: KC’s Mobile Farm Stand

    The Season to Eat Fresh is Here! Summer. A time where we see some delicious fruits and vegetables come into season. We scour Pinterest for recipes and we vow to support our local farmers. (Really, who wants to buy $7.00 blueberries from Chile?) In comes The Crop Stop, Kansas City’s mobile produce supplier providing delicious, […]

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    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 […]

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    Dog Park KC: Have a Beer with Your Dog!

    Dogs + Coffee + Wine + Beer + Wifi + Fun = Amazingness We all love our dogs. At Promote KC, we love supporting the dogs and the great causes in KC. So, imagine a place that you can hang out with your dog, grab a drink, check some email and let your dog play […]

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    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 […]

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    Music Monday Alert! The Samples and Freddy Jones Band in KC

    The Samples and Freddy Jones Band This Friday!! Hey friends of the 90s! Music alert for this coming Friday!! 25 years after starting his full fledged music career with The Samples, Sean Kelly continues to delight fans with music that transcends genres, age and shatters the rules of the established music industry. Throughout his career, Sean […]

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    I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for ICE CREAM!

    IT’S HOT! Summer is here and it is time to cool off with some ice cream! Luckily, KC has a really nice selection of ice scream spots to stop by and enjoy some delicious unique treats! Betty Rae’s Ice Cream  Topping the list this year is newcomer, Betty Rae’s Ice Cream, located at 71st and Wornall. […]

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    KC Documentary on Gun Violence Needs Funding

    A Mother’s Fight For Justice Sadly, Kansas City saw 109 homicides due to gun violence in 2015, the most since 2011. Families are left in shock and sadness after these tragedies. Rosilyn Temple, a mother living in Kansas City, knows such tragedy. Temple lost her son, Antonio “PeeWee” Thompson, to homicide. Since his death, Rosilyn has […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    Summer Kick-Off to Food & Fun in KC!

    Kansas City is a Food Town. This weekend is a kick-off to a summer full of local food, drink and music with festivals and events planned around town. Streets get blocked off, tents pop-up and the overall feeling of “dancing (or eating) in the streets” begins. This year, there is a great line-up of food […]

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