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Borrowing architectural inspiration from a city thousands of miles away—and hundreds of years older—The Plaza’s history is as unique as the shopping is vast.
In celebration of April's Fountain Day, where KC's spouts return to their operating beauty, we took a look at the history of Kansas City's "City of Fountains" nickname.
Just in time for March basketball, we looked at the history of basketball in our city, including its founding in nearby Lawrence and the longest running collegiate championship in the country.
Today I Learned is a monthly blog series from Visit KC and the Kansas City Public Library that shines a light on the history of Kansas City, its culture and the trailblazers who helped shape the City of Fountains.
The National World War I Museum and Memorial presents Taps at the Tower, a moving ceremony featuring an iconic rendition of Taps from Sunday, June 19 – Saturday, June 25, 2016.
Region showcases legacy, achievements of African-Americans during the month of February and throughout the year.
Castor oil and carpenter’s tools, nutmeg and wedding bands, porcelain figurines and marbles are just a few recovered items displayed at the Arabia Steamboat Museum.
Getting kids into any kind of history can be tough. Dry dates, concepts of governmental growth and strife, words on a page that quickly blend together because it isn’t covered in Michael Bay explosions.
There’s certainly no shortage of holiday events and celebrations throughout the Kansas City metro area.
You hear it everywhere: Throughout the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District. Emanating from radio stations, music venues and restaurant lounges. In bars and clubs on both sides of the state line. And even on local television stations and inside office building elevators.