"Since reopening the sanctioned film office in 2014, KC Film has worked to recruit more production business and assisted with projects ranging from feature films to web series for an estimated $41 million in local economic impact."
"For 90 years, the Plaza Lights have brightened 15 blocks of buildings on Country Club Plaza, a Spanish-inspired shopping district built in 1922. Strings of lights outline rooflines, corners and windows though Jan. 12."
"Kansas City has the ease and accessibility of a town with the action and attractions of a city. For a long time, it was considered flyover country, but now people are starting to take notice, one industry at a time."
"A visit to the TWA museum can easily be combined with a trip to the Airline History Museum, which is located just 300 meters away, in a hangar on the far side of Kansas City Downtown airport. Despite their physical proximity, though, the two museums are not connected."
"Today, the City of Fountains is cosmopolitan, yet authentic. While $10 billion worth of investment has been poured into the region, this city of more than 2 million people still treasures its easy-going Midwestern vibe."
"From Kansas City’s burnt ends to St. Louis’s frozen custard, the state’s culinary contributions are easy to love. Plus, the diverse communities in Missouri’s largest cities share their tempting dishes with flavors from around the world."
"This soulful locale just got its first designer hotel, Crossroads. But it's the Americana—BBQ, blues, denim (see Vogue favorite Baldwin)—that give it appeal when so many other U.S. towns have been hipsterfied."