Have you ever dreamed of finding an open barista job, going through a multi-round interview process and completing a rigorous training program—only to quit and return to your regular job, but with the precious knowledge of how to make a professional-quality cup of coffee? I’ll admit to having this exact fantasy. According to Holly Bastin,… Continue reading A new class will give you the same training baristas get on their first day pulling espresso shots
What gives you hope? That’s a simple question, but a big question. It’s a topic that feels especially timely at the start of another new year. It’s the question we posed to the five doctors profiled inside our annual list of the best doctors in Kansas City. When we picked these five doctors from among… Continue reading We asked 5 of KC’s top doctors what gives them hope
Substitute teaching is one of society’s most notoriously unpleasant professions. For Ron Williams II, it was a relaxed way to give a little back to society as he was cooling his heels over the last year. Williams has spent his adult life working seven days a week most weeks, typically starting at 4:30 am, when… Continue reading Wyandot II BBQ returns with long lines and little changed
Stretching is the new massage. Yes, you read that right. We don’t mean simply sitting on your living room floor aiming to touch your toes or doing arm circles when you’re feeling stiff. While those practices can certainly loosen you up, the long-term benefits pale in comparison to the latest wellness trend taking over: assisted… Continue reading Stretching is the newest wellness trend in town
Roman Raya’s first job was working at a taco stand at the I-70 racetrack in Odessa, Missouri, when he was sixteen years old. Little did he know he was getting a taste of his future project, Taco Tank. Raya didn’t take a straight path to specializing in the traditional Mexican food, however. He began his corporate… Continue reading Roman Raya describes his perfect day in KC
Flat tire? Mercury is in retrograde. Spat with a coworker? Mercury is in retrograde. Computer goes haywire? Mercury is in retrograde. It’s one of those trendy sayings that’s “popped off” in the past few years—but what does it mean, exactly, when Mercury is in retrograde? There are a few components to it: Astronomically speaking, when… Continue reading Mercury is in retrograde. What does that mean, exactly?