In this post we want to share a list of links that are worth a peek but might not qualify for debate. All of the topics are local, from across the metro and help to offer a sense of place.
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The last Kemper Museum Block Party was held in 2019. // Courtesy Kenny Johnson The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art's annual block party is set to take place on Saturday, Aug. 20 and will feature music, car clubs, food trucks, a cash bar, an outdoor movie screening, and art activities from 6-10:30 p.m.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) --- It was a day worth celebrating in Kansas City. High Aspirations opened its $3.5 million, 30,000 square foot Mentors Campus off Campbell and 27th St. "They're just now seeing it, and they're mesmerized," Henry Wash, High Aspirations CEO, said.
Downtown Kansas City is lined with murals. Some celebrate sports victories and iconic Kansas City symbols while others tell a deeper story. KC muralist Vania Soto has a hand in both. Soto has been a full-time artist in Kansas City for fourteen years, working in what she calls "the industry of storytelling," and is deeply invested in sharing stories of Mexican culture on the walls of Kansas City.
It's a hobby one Shawnee couple has been doing together for more than 25 years. It started out as an idea to work together doing what they love but it turned into so much more.It's her garden and his train set."I put flowers where I want to put the flowers," said Mary Kay Riehle.Together it's the perfect combination of a backyard garden locomotion.It's part of a marriage that's worked out well.
Overland Park City Council will vote on EPC's single-family plan for Deer Creek - Kansas City Business Journal
The Overland Park Planning Commission approved single-family homes on the Deer Creek property. Next up is the City Council, which will give its final vote on July 11. It's the second plan developer EPC has proposed for the former golf course.
A Gladstone woman said she needs help because of a large electricity transmission line project in her backyard. Debbie Smith has lived in her home since 1989. She told KMBC that her yard has never flooded like the past few months since Evergy rebuilt transmission lines behind her home near the Maple Woods nature area.She said the company paid to remove her shed and a couple of large oak trees.
The Coterie Theatres' world premiere of a new family musical, ALICE'S WONDERLAND runs at The Coterie Theatre at Crown Center through August 7. Adapted from the Lewis Carroll classic story the musical features an original score with book, music, and lyrics by J. Quinton Johnson and Julia Riew.
Neighbors called it an eyesore and a mess.But after KMBC 9 Investigates featured a south Kansas City home near Interstate 435 and Holmes Road a few weeks ago, it now looks much better."It's a lot cleaner," said next-door neighbor Ross Singer.Trash bags are now full.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Five people have been displaced and three homes damaged after fire broke out on Van Brunt Boulevard. Fire crews were called to 2807 Van Brunt about 3:43 a.m. Friday. Smoke and fire were showing from a vacant home under construction.
Health officials said a Missouri patient with a rare, deadly brain infection caused by an amoeba likely contracted it at Lake of Three Fires near Bedford, Iowa.
For decades, moving from state to state-Nebraska, California, Kansas, and Nebraska again-Joyce and Chuck Olsen positioned a certain table as the centerpiece of their living room. It's no ordinary table, but rather a true relic of their family history from a time that can only be remembered by the stories passed down from previous generations.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted traditional working spaces across the board. To eliminate passing the coronavirus among coworkers, many companies allowed their employees to work from home, where a person can be more isolated and in less danger of transmitting the virus.
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