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16 Cities to Visit Before All of Your Friends Catch On

16 Cities to Visit Before All of Your Friends Catch On

Conde Nast Traveler | August 20, 2019
"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."
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9 museums for music lovers across the US

9 museums for music lovers across the US

Lonely Planet | August 01, 2019
"While Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald created the sound of Big Band jazz in New York and Louie Armstrong became the voice of New Orleans, Charlie Parker was making people party in Kansas City, Missouri."
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8 regional BBQ joints smoked meat lovers must try

8 regional BBQ joints smoked meat lovers must try

USA Today | July 10, 2019
"Joe’s BBQ in Kansas City (formerly known as Oklahoma Joe’s or OKJoe's) is often rated the single best BBQ eatery in the nation. It occupies a gas station, and you can fill your tank and also stock up on home cooking supplies."
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A first-timer's guide to eating barbecue in Kansas City

A first-timer's guide to eating barbecue in Kansas City

The Takeout | June 30, 2019
"When it comes to barbecue, Kansas City is a regional style rooted in a history of tradition and, in recent years, eclecticism. From a willingness to use all forms of meat, to endless variations on the region’s sweet and somewhat spicy tomato-based barbecue sauce, there’s room for diversity among the many establishments."
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The Best Ice Cream Shop in Every State

The Best Ice Cream Shop in Every State

Travel + Leisure | June 25, 2019
"Their love of ice cream prompted them to open their own shop [Betty Rae's] — named after David’s grandmother — where their adoration for the unusual is the main attraction: expect things like lavender honey, root beer, and avocado with a cardamom fudge swirl.
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The Best U.S. Cities for Summer Travel

The Best U.S. Cities for Summer Travel

Travel + Leisure | June 05, 2019
"If your favorite summer aroma is hickory smoke, then this is your town: Some of America’s best barbecue spots are here. Summer means lots of street festivals, but you might also bring an empty suitcase: The city is chock full of vintage and antique shops.
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