Fall Lookahead: Food

For a one-two culture punch, The Restaurant at 1900 offers performance space as well as fine dining with the luxurious convenience of having both in the same building. Built in


Just for Fun / New Skills

It’s always a good time to learn a new skill. You can broaden your horizons and have fun doing it. Take a look at these “just for fun” ideas to



Getting away is great. But with a little imagination, the best vacation can be a “staycation.” You know you’re curious. The cute and gorgeous homes near the Plaza? The trendy


Garden of Eden

When congested airports, excess baggage and long lines at security all get to be too much, perhaps it’s time to consider a “staycation,” an excursion close to home that may


Escape and Indulge at The Raphael Hotel this Summer

While summer vacations may not quite look the same this year, we all realize the need to get away from the house for a safe change of scenery. The good news? Kansas City’s original boutique hotel is offering a special Escape and Indulge Package to help you get the rest and relaxation you deserve this […]

Chaz on the Plaza is Back…and Better Than Ever

Welcome back to Chaz on the Plaza! The Raphael Hotel’s signature restaurant is officially open for dine-in with a brand-new look and feel. The team at Chaz decided to make the best of the mandated closure and use the shutdown as a chance to get some renovations done. Interior updates to the restaurant include new […]

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Hungry for the Holidays? Take a Cookie Course!

Hungry for the Holidays? Take a Cookie Course!

Nothing heralds the holidays quite so much as sinking your teeth into a delightfully decorated pilgrim (or snowman . . . or elf) sugar cookie. If your skills don’t quite match up to your aspiration, consider a cookie course offered by Rachel Van Stratton. The self-taught cookier — yes, that’s what they really call themselves […]

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