"Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas — with the Missouri River flowing between them — have several attractions that, for us, can’t be visited often enough. Favorites are the Arabia Steamboat Museum and the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Missouri, and the Lewis and Clark Historic Park at Kaw Point in Kansas, though of course the towns offer more."
"Fans of the Fab 5 will surely want to explore some of the cast’s favorite spots from Season 4, throwing back creative cocktails at Novel and Instagramming the eight-layer cake at Succotash. Also tempting: Pigging out on finger-lickin’-good ribs and spicy slaw at Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que, a cherished haunt of the late Anthony Bourdain. "
“After winning his first Super Bowl, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was supposed to have a straightforward summer ... But when a pandemic gave way to a protest movement that implicated the NFL, the game’s brightest star began to find his voice—and prove that he’s as adroit off the field as he is on it."
They called it the Paris of the Plains. In the 1920s, Kansas City flouted prohibition laws and became the Midwest’s hotspot for booze and jazz. A century later, new Kansas City distilleries have revived that jazz-age spirit, mixing fascinating backstories with award-winning spirits.
"On June 1, 2020, Loews Hotels & Co, a New York-based company, opened its new location in Kansas City: Loews Kansas City Hotel. With 800 guestrooms in 60,000 square feet of meetings and events space, the hotel connects to the Kansas City Convention Center via an external bridge."
“The campaign, which is being directed by Negro Leagues Baseball Museum President Bob Kendrick, moved online when centennial events planned to take place in major league stadiums this summer were canceled due to COVID-19.”
“If you’re not from the south, as I am not, it’s not hard to lump all forms of barbecue together. Wade in a little deeper, and the regional differences emerge thick and fast. But the hub for American barbecue, according to Carolyn Wells, is Kansas City.”
"Just as the city’s central coordinates suggest, Kansas City is a hub for everything from agriculture and transportation, to gastronomy, arts, and culture. It’s surprisingly diverse and progressive, yet it’s proud to be a heartland city sprung from old-west traditions."