If you live in southeast Kansas City, your tap water may be unsafe. KC Water announced last night that a precautionary boil advisory was issued in southeast KC due to a water main break on Little Blue Road. The water company is telling residents of the boundary between Little Blue, West Chapel, Lee’s Summit and… Continue reading Here’s what to do if you’re under KC’s water boiling advisory
Back in 2016, Tyler Harp was trying to figure out what to do with his life. He was 30 years old and working as a server and bartender at the Hereford House steakhouse. “I was kind of at a rough spot in my life — a little valley there,” he says. Harp would get off… Continue reading Tyler Harp’s new BBQ pop-up in Raytown brings Texas twang to KC ‘cue
Not so long ago, beer brands were built around a flagship, a solid brew with wide appeal that was always on tap. Like the Spanish Armada, flagships such as New Belgium’s Fat Tire and Sierra Nevada’s Pale Ale seemed like invincible juggernauts — until they weren’t. Today’s craft beer geeks demand a steady drip of… Continue reading Shawnee’s Servaes is pushing boundaries with an ever-changing lineup of aggressive beers.
Song of the spoonbill Our May issue included a feature about the feud between good ol’ boys and caviar-crazed Russians in the Missouri Ozarks, where people from all over the country come to snag giant fish known as spoonbill. Warsaw, on the Lake of the Ozarks, has the best spoonbill snagging in the world. For… Continue reading Here’s how readers reacted to our May 2019 Issue
Donna Baier Stein was on the hunt for her next project. She found it in a painting hanging on the wall in her office by the artist Thomas Hart Benton, the Missouri-bred painter known for his stylistic and fluid murals painted between the World Wars. A self-proclaimed “enemy of modernism,” Benton painted left-leaning art during… Continue reading Painter Thomas Hart Benton’s work gets the literary treatment in a new book
Laura Kelly Gov. Laura Kelly, who took office earlier this year, is on a bit of a hot streak, having scored a string of high-profile political victories. Huascar Medina The new poet laureate of Kansas is a rapidly rising star and a powerful voice for what it means to be a Latino in Kansas. We… Continue reading 4 Kansas Citians we would love to chat with in June 2019
Listen “ME!” Fresh off the heels of her Reputation Stadium Tour, Taylor Swift began releasing new music from her highly anticipated seventh album. Fans will notice a stark difference from her dark and mysterious Reputation album to her new colorful and upbeat single “ME!” Swift revealed in an interview that her music video of “ME!”… Continue reading Fresh & new things worth checking out June 2019