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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…

Dance Theatre of Harlem

  Mark your calendar for February 9th when Dance Theatre of Harlem arrives in KCMO for a one-time event. The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, located at 1601 Broadway Boulevard, hosts the special event at 7:30 p.m. Harlem has long been considered one of the premium cultural centers in the country, and the dance…

Best Gelato and Frozen Custard in KCMO

  KCMO is a foodie paradise, and if you’re craving the decadent indulgence of gelato or frozen custard, there are plenty of top-ranked destinations to check off your list. Try Glacè Artisan Ice Cream if you just can’t decide between gelato or ice cream. Located at 4960 Main St., you’ll want to try the exotic…

Get Cheesy

  When you think tastings, wine and craft beer often come to mind. However, KCMO has an impressive offering of cheese tastings (although many of them are paired with wine!). Check out the gooey flights at Green Dirt Farm Creamery. Located nearby at 1099 Welt Street in Weston, the dairy farm offers a three- or…

MLK Jr. Celebrations

  Looking for ways to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in KCMO? The 34th Annual Northland MLK Jr. celebration takes place at Gano Chapel, located at the William Jewell College in nearby Liberty. It’s one of the biggest gatherings in the area. There’s also the annual MLK Celebration on the Kansas side of KC,…

First Friday at Coki Bijoux Fine Jewelry

  Head downtown to Coki Bijoux Fine Jewelry, located at 115 W. 18th Street #105 in KCMO, for their first Friday event from 5 – 9 p.m. The shop is open late so you can experience first-hand what traditional French hospitality is like. Coki is available, along with her talented team, to welcome you to…

An NYE Guide

  You’ll find parties galore throughout KCMO for New Year’s Eve, but some of the biggest are definitely worth checking out. New Year’s Swinging’ Eve at Union Station always features live music from 8 p.m. well past the ball drop. Head to the Sprint Festival Plaza for a massive 1920s era party with swing and…

Get Your Chocolate Fix

  The holidays and chocolate are a perfect pairing. Pick up a treat for yourself or as a gift at one of KCMO’s best chocolatiers, like Panache Chocolatier and Café. From the coconut macaroons with dark chocolate drizzle to the chocolate malt shakes, chocolate-covered strawberries and hand-crafted truffles, this luxury chocolatier has everything you need…