A Brew with a View If you’ve ever seen Fourth of July fireworks over the Missouri River in Parkville, you have the people swilling beer in April at the Parkville Microbrew Festival to thank. English Landing Park on the banks of the Big Muddy is home to both events, which are produced by the nonprofit… Continue reading The best events in KC for April 2023
Tucked between Lee’s Summit and Harrisonville on Highway 7 lies the charming town of Pleasant Hill. On a recent Saturday night, the foyer of the Peoples Theater filled with the smell of popcorn as people shuffled through the front doors. The floors of the century-old building creaked as crowds poured into the lofty auditorium, filling… Continue reading A theater is the center of a bold revitalization of quaint Pleasant Hill.
A movement to replace lawns with native plants and trees has taken root in Missouri, pushing the state’s conservation rating with a group promoting native landscaping efforts to the top half of the fifty states. The ranking comes from local property owners registering their fields, yards and other spaces on a website promoting the idea… Continue reading Inside a movement pushing to remake KC’s outdoor spaces with native plants
From records clerk to police chief, it’s been a twenty-five-year journey for the Kansas City Police Department’s first female leader. Department veteran Stacey Graves began her police career with the department in 1997 as a civilian, filing papers. Eventually she went to the police academy, and about four months ago, she became the city’s top… Continue reading A KCK native is KC’s first female police chief.
Here are twelve great things to do this weekend in KC, April 6-9, including: YouTuber Noel Miller at Uptown Theater, Floyd Nation at the Kauffman Theatre, and a comedy tour at T-Mobile Center. J. Rieger Celebrates Its Roots with Manifesto Cocktail Month During the month of April, local favorite J. Rieger’s bar The Hey! Hey!… Continue reading Twelve Things To Do In KC This Weekend, April 6-9
Not long ago, the standard American diet called breakfast “the most important meal of the day.” It was, according to dieticians and grandmothers, in our best interest to jump-start our morning with a sufficient calorie intake to maintain energy throughout our busy days. However, as the West’s modern dietary practices are continually being reevaluated, research… Continue reading It’s All Gravy: A roundup of Kansas City’s best biscuits and gravy dishes.