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Kansas City to host 2023 NFL Draft

Kansas City to host 2023 NFL Draft

Sports Illustrated | March 25, 2022
The Kansas City Sports Commission, the NFL, and the Kansas City Chiefs announced that the draft will run April 27-29, 2023. The festivities will take place at and around Kansas City's Union Station and World War I Museum and Memorial, which also served as the Chiefs' destination and stage at the end of the city's Super Bowl parade following the Chiefs' victory in Super Bowl LIV.
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Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker in 2022

Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker in 2022

MovieMaker Magazine | January 25, 2022
This Missouri metropolis, close to the border of Kansas, jump-started its moviemaking business last May after a COVID shutdown with innovative safety protocols that other film offices in the country utilized to shape their own."
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The Taste of a Destination: Flavors worth traveling for

The Taste of a Destination: Flavors worth traveling for

Lonely Planet | November 10, 2021
"The crown of Kansas City barbecue just might be the burnt ends. Rather than being inedible as the name might imply, the fatty tips of barbecued brisket absorb all of the flavor as the meat smokes for hours, becoming juicy and crispy as they cook. Dig in!"
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How Downtown Kansas City Is Poised for Meetings Recovery

How Downtown Kansas City Is Poised for Meetings Recovery

Meetings Today | October 25, 2021
"And more hospitality assets are in the pipeline, as the city continues to invest in tourism. In 2023, visitors can expect a new single terminal at Kansas City International Airport, and in 2025, an expansion to its streetcar operation. Also in 2023, the NFL Draft will make its way to KC."
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The Five Best Kansas City BBQ Joints

The Five Best Kansas City BBQ Joints

Paste | October 08, 2021
"Kansas City is home to over 100 barbecue restaurants, many of which are nationally renowned. While I wasn’t able to visit all of them, I spent three full days eating slow-cooked meats and killer sauces for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The things we do for science."
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The Many Faces of Kansas City’s Music Scene

The Many Faces of Kansas City’s Music Scene

Rolling Stone | June 09, 2021
"Savvy travelers know that the Kansas City music scene has a not-so-hidden wealth of destinations worth visiting. The barbecue-loving, middle-of-the-map metropolis has grown into a buzzing live music hotspot that is also known the world over for its storied place in jazz history."
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