Like it or not, sweating is good for you. Sure, it can smell at times, and it’s the culprit of the yellow pit stains on your favorite white tee, but sweating is a basic body function we need to survive. We spoke with father-son pair Dr. Michael Munger, family medicine physician at Saint Luke’s, and… Continue reading What your sweat is trying to tell you
Nearly 47 million U.S. women used some form of contraceptive from 2015 to 2017. The second most common form is oral contraceptive, behind only pregnancy prevention surgery, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With countless theories just a click away, women may be left wondering how the pill actually works and what… Continue reading Every question you have about the birth control pill, answered
When you think of fall colors, warm plums, mustard yellows and deep taupes probably come to mind. This fall’s biggest shade to wear deviates from warm tones and tries its luck in a cool green hue. Rock pistachio green in a monochromatic outfit, or sneak it in a statement purse. The trendy color varies from… Continue reading Pistachio green is the color everyone is wearing in fall 2019
Instead of breaking out your puffy parka on the next chilly night out, consider a cape. These cozy cloaks offer mysterious yet drapey and elegant silhouettes. The best part is that they layer well over any outfit, from snug sweaters and denim to formal cocktail dresses.
A floral trend dating from the ’80s is making its return in elegantly rustic sculptural arrangements. Homeowners and wedding-planning couples are decorating their spaces with versatile dried flower arrangements using the traditional flowers they’ve always loved — just dried instead of fresh-on-the-stem. Crossroads flower studio The Cottage Rose composes elaborate dried flower arrangements that range… Continue reading This Crossroads florist shop brings back a ’70s trend
Plate Review Our September issue featured a review of Brookside’s “Italiano Moderno” restaurant Plate, which reopened in an opulent new space following a devastating fire. Restaurant critic Natalie Gallagher found the new location “fraught with missteps, inconsistencies and, at times, painfully bad cooking.” She faulted interior design that resembles “an industrial storage facility dressed up… Continue reading What readers had to say about our ‘freaking harsh’ review of Brookside’s Plate
Michael Maccambridge’s new book, ’69 Chiefs: A Team, A Season, and the Birth of Modern Kansas City, brought to life the greatest memory of my youth: the Chiefs running roughshod over the old American Football League to earn the right to vanquish the Minnesota Vikings and their “Purple People Eaters” in Super Bowl IV. My… Continue reading New book looks back at the Chiefs’ 1969 Super Bowl win
It’s not just your imagination. Kansas City is in the middle of a hotel boom. The number of hotels calling the metro area home is set to skyrocket by about 20 percent in a four year period, from 288 in January 2017 to 326 by the end of 2021. “So few destinations have been as… Continue reading Kansas City is in the middle of a hotel boom — can it last?
Listen Stars Are the Light, Moon Duo The neo psych-rock band makes a dramatic departure with the disco-tinged Stars Are the Light. The band’s seventh album has softer edges, funkier beats and openly embraces digital beeps, blimps and boops as it aims to “connect the body to the stars.” Read Joe Posnaski, Houdini Former Kansas… Continue reading New sights, sounds and reads to look out for in October 2019
An era of baseball field fireworks shows, bobbleheads and mascot photos might be nearing its end. On August 16, the Unified Government sent an eviction notice to the Kansas City T-Bones, ordering the 15-year-old minor league ballclub to pack up and leave their Kansas City, Kansas, stadium by Sept. 13 after failing to pay over… Continue reading Does the T-Bones eviction mean the end of local minor league baseball?