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The Perfect Weekend Getaway: Kansas City, MO

The Perfect Weekend Getaway: Kansas City, MO

Fodor's | June 25, 2020
"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."
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4 Iconic Foods and Drinks of Kansas City

4 Iconic Foods and Drinks of Kansas City

Meetings Today | May 18, 2020
"Kansas City being nicknamed the Barbecue Capital of the World isn’t just for show. As of early April 2020, Visit KC said that more than 115 local establishments were smoking the city’s signature specialty, from ribs to burnt ends to pulled pork—and even vegan-friendly options."
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‘Stir-Crazy’ Penguins Get Taste Of Culture During ‘Quarantine’ Art Museum Visit

‘Stir-Crazy’ Penguins Get Taste Of Culture During ‘Quarantine’ Art Museum Visit

Huffington Post | May 17, 2020
"In a video capturing the visit, the Humboldt penguins are seen tottering about the halls of the museum, pausing at times to gaze up at the art around them. The museum’s director, Julián Zugazagoitia, quipped in the video that he spoke Spanish to the penguins — which are native to Chile and Peru — who he said appeared to “appreciate art history.”"
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Kansas City Sounds

Kansas City Sounds

Group Travel Leader | April 01, 2020
"It’s late, far past the witching hour in this slightly worn room tucked inside what may be the most celebrated building in all of Kansas City, Missouri. It may not look like it, but this joint has played host to the greatest jazz players of all time, including Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington and Count Basie."
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Explore WWI history in Kansas City

Explore WWI history in Kansas City

The Palm Beach Post | February 06, 2020
"Standing tall, overlooking Kansas City, Missouri, is the National WWI Museum and Memorial, which transports visitors back in time with an in-depth look at World War I through life-sized exhibits, an interactive timeline and personal engagements."
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Detroit on deck at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Detroit on deck at Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

The Detroit News | February 03, 2020
"The museum, founded 30 years ago, tells these intertwined stories in various — and poignant — ways, starting with a 15-minute movie, 'They Were All Stars,' narrated by actor James Earl Jones."
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