Are you itching to get out of the house and see something beautiful—while keeping a responsible distance from everyone else? Well, then you might be interested in a new article by Conde Nast Traveler, which picks the most beautiful place in every state. The places they picked for Kansas and Missouri are both outside the… Continue reading These spots in Kansas and Missouri were just named among the most beautiful in the U.S.
In an uncertain and scary time, it’s heartwarming to see local businesses doing their part to help. Rightfully Sewn, a local nonprofit seamstress training program for at-risk women, will sew and donate cloth masks to Truman Medical Center, Liberty Hospital, North Kansas City Hospital and The University of Kansas Health System, the first batch available… Continue reading Nonprofit seamstress program Rightfully Sewn to make fabric masks for local hospitals
This month’s newsfeed of comings and goings is focused on the coronavirus. Curbside Enthusiasm As restaurants and bars are forced to shut down dining rooms due to the coronavirus outbreak, many are opting to offer takeout and delivery options. To help both restaurants and consumers, Danielle Lehman, founder of the Open Belly podcast, has launched… Continue reading Kansas City’s food scene is in flux—here’s the latest
It’s cold and drizzly out there right now, but as Kansas Citians know from looking at the calendar, that’s not going to last. KC is the northern edge of our country’s humid subtropical zone—the same general zone that includes places like the Gulf Coast, Florida, Lousiana and the Carolinas. Our summer weather patterns are hot… Continue reading You might soon be thankful for KC’s hot and humid summer climate
“In the time of the flu, Kansas City was divided fifty-fifty between Joe Shannon, who was a Democrat, and Tom Pendergast, who was also a Democrat. They divided up the police department, the health department, the firemen. Everything that was a patronage job, they each got fifty percent. So when the flu starts, they aren’t… Continue reading How poisoned politics set up Kansas City’s disastrous response to the Spanish flu epidemic