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Visit KC names Interim President & CEO

Visit KC names Interim President & CEO

February 16, 2018
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Visit KC announced today the appointment of Patrick Geschwind to the role of Interim President & CEO. Geschwind, owner and senior consultant at Patrick Geschwind & Associates, touts more than three decades of leadership experience,...
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10 lesser-known Black History Month sites across America

10 lesser-known Black History Month sites across America

CNN | February 08, 2018
"The legacy of these players is honored at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, a 10,000-square-foot museum of interactive exhibits and films residing in the 18th and Vine district of Kansas City, a historic hub of African-American cultural activity."
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The 31 Best Fried Chicken Restaurants in America

The 31 Best Fried Chicken Restaurants in America

Thrillist | February 08, 2018
"If, like us, you’ve always wanted to eat your fried chicken in an 1829 log cabin and farmhouse, Stroud's Oak Ridge Manor is the place to do it. Since 1933, the good people of North Kansas City have gathered here for their pan-fried chicken."
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Honoring Black Culture

Honoring Black Culture

Los Angeles Times | January 26, 2018
"Learn about the connection between America's pastime and black history at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. It's located in the city where the first such league was founded and tells the story of the 75-plus leagues and teams that emerged between 1920 and 1955, mostly in the South, Northeast and the Midwest."
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Visit KC welcomes new board officers, directors

Visit KC welcomes new board officers, directors

January 23, 2018
Following a meeting of its Board of Directors today, Visit KC announced a new slate of executive officers, including a new chair for the hospitality and tourism organization. CiCi Rojas, President of Tico Productions and Tico Sports, ascends to the...
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Visit KC announces Visitors’ Choice Awards winners

Visit KC announces Visitors’ Choice Awards winners

January 16, 2018
Visit KC is pleased to announce winners of its Visitors’ Choice Awards, an annual program that honors area businesses, murals, fountains and more as traveler favorites, each selected exclusively by voters who live outside the...
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The Best Cities in the United States

The Best Cities in the United States

National Geographic | January 15, 2018
"Depression-era painter Thomas Hart Benton called this midsize Missouri city home, perhaps igniting the town’s artistic fervor. Visit his home/studio (note the coffee cans full of paintbrushes) or view his romanticized images of local people and landscapes at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art."
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