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2019 Early Fall Festivals and Events Preview

Cooling temps, changing trees and shortening days means that summer is winding down—and that the fall festival season is upon us. Kansas City’s events calendar is full of festivities of all kinds for visitors and locals, from family-friendly opportunities to adults-only fun.

The Past, Present and Future of Kansas City’s East Bottoms

With the debut of J. Rieger & Co.’s new distillery experience, the East Bottoms looks to reclaim its past glory as a destination neighborhood—and reintroduce the title of Electric Park, a classic moniker that pays tribute to the region’s theme park history.

Final 2019 Summer Flings in Kansas City

  While fall is just within reach, the second half of summer in Kansas City is full of special events, exhibitions and other worthwhile endeavors. Send the season off in style with one of the many spectacular celebrations that remain.

Hot New Kansas City Restaurants to Watch in 2019

Kansas City’s restaurant scene is booming. New and revived concepts have diners clamoring for everything from elevated Southern comfort food to internationally inspired, wood-fired chicken and upscale Italian featuring handmade pastas.

Kansas City’s LGBTQ History

As Pride Month arrives, explore Kansas City’s role in local and national LGBTQ advocacy efforts through the decades.