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Summer Getaway: Historic Downtown Parkville

Sponsored Content When adventurers Lewis and Clark made their voyage of discovery up the Missouri River in 1804, they paddled by the limestone bluffs and wooded vistas past a spot that would…

The Gold Key Project: Unlocking $1 Million

Sponsored Content ReeceNichols is thrilled to embark on the fourth year of the Gold Key Project, continuing their commitment to support families with hospitalized children in partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities.…

Road Trips, Family-Style

If you remember road trips in the family car when you were little, things have changed. Instead of playing the License Plate Game, kids’ faces are planted in electronics. While the drive…

The Taylor Swift Effect

Intentional or not, Taylor Swift is a mega force who creates hype, crosses genres, smashes records and sets new ones, regularly makes feminism a conversation topic, boosts economies in each destination she…

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IN Conversation with Matt Blashaw

He was a lifelong Californian, living the Hollywood dream, hosting do-it-yourself TV programs, when an episode of HGTV’s Yard Crashers took Matt Blashaw to Kansas City, where he met his future wife,…

My Essentials: Mason Hansen

The Populous principal and interior design director fell in love with Kansas City before she even moved to Lee’s Summit from the South when she was in the second grade. “My grandaddy…

INside Kansas City Real Estate

Sponsored Content Move Forward with a Local Partner Locate Team at Compass Tom Suther, Becky Loboda, Heidi Peter, Kevin Bryant, Caroline Harris, Katherine Gregg, Kathy Scaglia-Green, Sandy Palmer, Christi Clark-Vergara, Julie Connor,…

IN Conversation with Tech N9ne

Nobody in the audience knew the cute 4th grader from Wayne Minor projects who was slaying the talent show with his moonwalk would become an internationally famous rapper and head up his…

My Essentials: Carrie Kiefer

Bold, bright, and beautiful—that’s Carrie Kiefer’s style. The artist-turned-small business owner cofounded Ampersand Design Studio with her longtime friend, Morgan Georgie, in 2010. “Our art has found its way onto wallpaper, home…

IN Conversation with Ellen Barker

She grew up east of Troost before “east of Troost” became code for where Blacks were allowed to live in Kansas City. In her debut novel, East of Troost (She Writes Press,…

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