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Power & Light District

  Newcomers to KCMO might not think the Power & Light District sounds like a trendy shopping, entertainment and dining mecca, but that’s exactly what it is. Set your GPS for 60 E. 13th St., and explore one of the city’s most concentrated destinations for fun 24/7. Dubbed the heartbeat of Kansas City, it’s where…

City Market

  Located at 20 E. 5th St. #201, no trip to KCMO is complete without checking out City Market. Home to a farm-to-table kitchen, farmers market, shopping and entertainment, it’s the perfect weekend outing for a solo venture, date or family jaunt. Special events like Socks and Hops, mobile mammography for health and even health…

Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland

  The gorgeous, historic theatre was built in the 1920s and still hosts some of the best performances in KCMO. You’ll find it at 1228 Main St. where opulence and elegance are foundational. Acquired by Arvest Bank in recent years, The Midland Theatre’s acquisition coincides with the anniversary of a major re-launch in 2008. A…

Prairiefire

  At 5661 West 135th St., Prairiefire is tucked away in Overland Park. It’s a shopping, entertainment and dining destination with Cinetopia Theaters showing the latest Hollywood and international movies with reclining seats. Also check out the massive Pinstripes bowling and bocce center with a premium café, the museum and wetlands. Whether you’re in the…

St. Patrick’s Day 2018

Kansas City has strong ties to Ireland dating to the 1800s. Irish immigrants played a big role in shaping the area and brought a rich variety of customs to town. Irish dance, food, music and St. Patrick’s Day have been a staple in KCMO for nearly 100 years. St. Patrick’s Day Parade The Kansas City St….

Irish Drinking Holes

  KCMO is home to an impressive number of Irish pubs, each serving specials and parties until the wee hours for St. Patrick’s Day. Check out The Dubliner at 170 East 14th St. Known for live entertainment on most weekends, a warm ambiance, friendly staff and strong drinks, it’s a local favorite. Here, you’ll want…

Kaw Point

  Head to the Kansas side at 1403 Fairfax Trafficway to visit Kaw Point, where the Lewis and Clark Expedition once arrived in 1804. The crew camped at Kaw Point for three days while their boats were repaired. As the explorers took to the countryside for the first time on the long journey, martial law…

Ambiance on the Water

  What’s more romantic than a covered gondola ride? This Valentine’s Day, treat your sweetheart to something special with Ambiance on the Water. Located at the Country Club Plaza, you can reserve a standard gondola ride online or book a special romance package for Valentine’s Day, anniversaries or other special events. Upgrade to include flowers,…

Ruin’d Art Battles

  On the second Thursday of every month, head to Ruins Pub at 1715 Main Street for their Ruin’d Art Battles. The fun starts at 7 p.m. with a monthly salvaged art competition. Local and visiting artists compete for cash, but there’s a catch. You never know what the canvas will be until you arrive….

Reserve Your Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner

  You’ll find plenty of romantic restaurants in KCMO for your Valentine’s Day outing, such as Bluestem located at 900 Westport Rd. The white linen tablecloths and New American cuisine offer an intimate ambiance. Start with the marinated heirloom tomato with goat cheese and saffron, then there’s yellowtail Hamachi crudo with avocado, or a sautéed…