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


Drinking the Italian Kool-Aid

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


Exploring Iceland

Chances are good that Iceland was not always at the top of your travel bucket list, but with Icelandair now offering direct flights to Reykjavik from Kansas City at oftentimes

All Musicians on Deck!

All Musicians on Deck!

The blues is a voyage both personal and universal. So it’s fitting that Roger Naber, founder of the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise, has navigated such waters to move himself and other blues lovers. Move where? Forward, despite pain. Forward, inviting gain. Always and forever, forward. “This is my passion and this is something that I do,” Naber says. “And it’s not because (legendary blues vocalist) Bobby Bland once said, ‘Roger, never stop promoting the blues.’”

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The Classic Cup on the Plaza

The Classic Cup on the Plaza

There’s “something for everyone” at this Country Club Plaza American restaurant offering an “enormous” menu of “enjoyable” eats; “power meetings are always in progress at breakfast and lunch”, and if a few feel the tabs skew “too high for what you get”, it’s a “favorite” among fans of the “European”-style “people-watching patio.” Since 1977, Classic […]

The Classic Cup: Experience the Buzz on the Plaza

“Classic Cup offers well-prepared food, extensive wine list in a welcoming atmosphere” –The Kansas City Star 10 Best Cafes in Kansas City (2016) –USA Today: 10 Best Best Kansas City Outdoor Dining (2016) –Gayot Top 1% (2016) –America’s Most Honored Top 10 Brunch Food in Kansas City (2015-16) –By FourSquare Best Of Business: Kansas City […]

Home Trends: Spring 2018

Spring is here! This is the perfect time of year to start those renovations and refresh the space you call home. The team of designers at Windows Floors & Decor and Carpet Direct has put together a list of trends to look out for this season to bring your home out of the cold grey […]

Catering & Delivery at The Classic Cup

Enjoy the comfort of knowing the same intoxicating flavor experienced at the Classic Cup can be delivered with the same rich taste. They can cater to any sized event and meet the demand for all ages. With their full menu at your disposal, Classic Cup is there for you. Need a quick meal without the catered setup? Classic Cup also has a great Box Lunch selection. Stopping by for a pick-up? Call ahead, and they'll have your meal ready and waiting for you.

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