Category Archives: About Kansas City

Best French Fare in KCMO

  Kansas City is a famed foodie town, but oftentimes French cuisine is overlooked in favor of BBQ and southern comfort food. Try out iPhotower Vietnamese-French Bistro for a unique fusion offering, complemented perfectly with cocktails, tea and more. Whether you’re craving pho or foie, this is the place to satisfy every craving imaginable. Le…

Christopher Columbus Park

  Nestled in northwest Tucson is a park that’s sheer magic for water lovers. Featuring massive shade trees, a well-maintained dog park and model airplane area, there’s truly something for everyone at this Arizona staple. Group ramadas are available for parties and events, there’s an expansive playground for little ones—but many come here for the…

Leila’s Hair Museum

  Just 12 miles away in Independence, Missouri, is one of those roadside attractions you can’t help but visit. Leila’s Hair Museum is, unsurprisingly, the only hair museum in the world. What is surprising is just how fascinating the visit is and what a blast you’ll have. Here, there are hundreds of jewelry pieces, wreaths…

The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden

  This oasis is nestled on two acres as part of the Kauffman Legacy Park in the middle of Kansas City. Powell Gardens partners with the Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to offer this beautifully landscaped reprise from the bustle of the city. Tranquil and serene, it’s encased in limestone…

Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead

  Nestled in nearby Overland Park, this popular family-friendly attraction features birds of prey, farm animals, butterfly gardens, and winding nature trails suitable for all ages. There’s also a Kanza Native American display as well as a full-scale, traditional country schoolhouse to explore. You’ll find a well-stocked fishing pond, pony rides and plenty of playgrounds,…

Symphony Classic Series

  Watch Ax play Mozart and Strauss’ Merry Pranks June 2 – 4, hosted by the Kansas City Symphony. With Emanuel Ax on the piano, the Helzberg Hall comes to life at this beloved annual event. Enjoy Piano Concerto No. 19 and 16 along with R. Strauss’ Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, which was performed at…

Visit The Scout

  Most KCMO residents and frequent visitors are familiar with The Scout statue, but few know the history. The well-known statue was created by Cyrus E. Dallin and has become a landmark in the city. At over 10 feet tall, it depicts a Sioux Native American surveying the land on horseback. The idea for the…

The Ararat Shrine

  Looking for a unique venue in KCMO? The Ararat Club is perfect for parties, business conventions, meetings and special events of all types. With an on-site event coordinator, you can easily make your dream event happen whether it’s a wedding, picnic, seminar or training program. From coordinating cocktail service to full course seated dinners…

Valentine’s Day in Kansas City

  KCMO is full of romantic options for Valentine’s Day, like the Sunset Date Night package at Zip KC! On V-Day, you’ll both be literally swept off your feet with 9 zip lines totaling 5,800 feet going 55 mph. With a short, romantic hike to get to the first platform, it’s a heart-pounding option for…

What’s Close to My Hotel?

  Your guest room at Best Western Seville Plaza offers plenty of parking and is convenient for taxis and ride shares, but sometimes nothing but a brisk walk will do. You’re in luck, because your hotel is in the heart of a thriving KCMO neighborhood. Levee Bar and Grill is around the corner, with live…