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KANSAS CITY INSIDER TIPS, LOCAL FAVORITES... AND ALL THAT JAZZ

Three Stop Hop: Westport

Kansas City’s culinary and cocktail scene is exploding with a host of new independent restaurants and locally made spirits and brews. You can’t do it all in one night, but you might as well try.

The College Basketball Experience in Kansas City

From the moment we entered an elevator to The College Basketball Experience and National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame, at Sprint Center, there was no question what this attraction is about. Inside, photographs of coaches and players plaster three upper walls. The door opened onto a long hallwa...

The Elms: Missouri’s Biggest Spa Just Outside of KC

Kansas City is blessed with many great destinations and technicians that offer fabulous spa treatments, but if you’re one of those people who believe bigger is better, then head up I-35 to Excelsior Springs for some pampering at The Elms Hotel & Spa, one of the oldest, but certainly the biggest ...

Buried Treasure: The Steamboat Arabia Museum

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. There’s French perfume created more than a century ago – the oldest in the world with its scent intact – and still edible preserved pic...

On the KC Ale Trail: Torn Label Brewing Company

Torn Label Brewing Company built its 4,000-square-foot outpost in the Crossroads Arts District before 2014 drew to a close. Initially, Alpha Pale Ale, Monk & Honey, and other styles brewed by Torn Label were only able to be enjoyed at bars around Kansas City. That is the case no longer as Torn L...

With The Locals: Exploring KC

Each week, @WithTheLocals highlights a new city through the eyes of a local. This week, it's all about Kansas City! Local photographer Landon Vonderschmidt (@landonvonderschmidt) is exploring KC and sharings his captures on Instagram. Follow along at @withthelocals or right here on this blog as we u...

Private dining in Kansas City

Gather 'round these tables this holiday season! Many of Kansas City's restaurants feature beautiful, private rooms where you can enjoy some of the nation's best cuisine in a more intimate setting. Guest blogger Mary Bloch (@aroundblockkc) shares some of the best rooms to book around the city.