The first time I watched Elizabeth Belden brew a batch of beer, her quiet morning among the tanks at KC Bier Co. was shattered just moments after I arrived. A news alert on her phone reported the death of Yordana Ventura, the young Kansas City Royals pitching ace and World Series veteran, whose vehicle had crashed on a mountain road in the Dominican Republic.
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 1967 for Lee Jeans and with a distinctive modernist design, this intimate restaurant marries Steve Karbank’s passion for music with the desire to share a great meal following a performance.
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 see if they might be right for you. Bird Watching You don’t need a special skill to watch a bird. But attracting and identifying them […]
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 lofts overlooking downtown? Or visit other parts of the city. Here’s an idea. Create your own packaged weekend getaway by renting a residence for a […]
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 alleviate some of the headaches of travel. Lucas, Kansas, (population around 400) is one such possible destination, located approximately 250 miles from Kansas City. It […]
Okay, I admit it, I drank the Italian Kool-Aid wine the month of April last year. I’m also guilty of building daily itineraries-based from months of research, even down to the distance between point A and point B. I kept a diary and tracked all “Euro money” spent by converting the current daily exchange rate, […]