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Chicago, Overland Park mayors wager on Loyola-Kansas State – KNSS Radio

March 25th, 2018

MARCH 25, 2018 – 12:50 AM The mayors of Chicago and Overland Park, Kansas, have made a friendly wager on the outcome of the NCAA Elite Eight basketball tournament game between Loyola-Chicago and Kansas State. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he’ll send Overland Park Mayor Carl Gerlach Chicago-style pizza from Loyola student favorite J.B. Alberto’s […]

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Where to Find the Best Wings in Overland Park – Visit OP

March 9th, 2018

By Collin Young March 9, 2018 10:00 AM TOP PLACES TO SATISFY YOUR CRAVING FOR WINGS IN KC|OP You can get them fried, grilled, double dipped, extra saucy, sweet, spicy, whole, drumettes, wingettes, bone in or boneless. (Can we agree to call boneless wings “chicken nuggets” moving forward?) Anyway, you get the point. There is a […]

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Burnt ends bracket: Vote for Kansas City’s best in our monthlong barbeque tournament – Kansas City Star

March 6th, 2018

By Sarah Gish March 6, 2018 6:30 PM Wow, Kansas City. You sure do have some strong feelings for burnt ends. Last month, we asked readers to help us choose the barbecue joints with the most mouthwatering burnt ends — those charred nuggets of tender beef typically cut from the point end of a smoked brisket. After […]

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Burnt ends bracket: Vote for Kansas City’s best in our monthlong barbeque tournament – Ink

March 6th, 2018

By Sarah Gish March 6, 2018 6:30 PM Wow, Kansas City. You sure do have some strong feelings for burnt ends. Last month, we asked readers to help us choose the barbecue joints with the most mouthwatering burnt ends — those charred nuggets of tender beef typically cut from the point end of a smoked brisket. After […]

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How to Navigate Kansas City 2018 – 435 Magazine

March 2nd, 2018

Surviving the metro’s turbulent roads.  If you think there are a lot more cars on the road – you’re right. The Kansas City metro is growing. Currently, 2.3 million people call this area home. In the last seven years, the number of people living in and around K.C. has increased by almost 100,000. To put […]

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Top Things to Do in Kansas City, Missouri – Midwest Living

March 1st, 2018

The state’s second-largest metro has way more to offer than just its famed jazz and barbecue. See our guide for recommendations on what to do, where to eat and where to stay. By the editors of MidwestLiving.com Do American Jazz Museum The interactive exhibits tap KC’s musical heritage. Visit in the evening for live sets (some free) […]

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The Best Places to Visit in the USA – MSN

February 23rd, 2018

By Jill Fergus February 23, 2018 Best for Barbecue Kansas City is world-famous for its finger-lickin’ good barbecue, and a few standouts include Gates Bar-B-Q, featuring mouthwatering beef brisket, Q39, from national barbecue champ Rob Magee, and, just across the state line in Kansas, Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que, with ribs, pulled pork, and smoked chicken on the menu […]

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A Question I’m Often Asked: What Are Some Fun Things to Do in Kansas City? – Gretchen Rubin

February 23rd, 2018

By Gretchen Rubin February 23, 2018                     I love my hometown of Kansas City, Missouri, and talk about it often – and people ask, “What are some fun things to do in Kansas City?” I like that question, because it reminds me that I can be a […]

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Vote: Help us narrow the field to find the 16 best burnt ends in KC – Kansas City Star

February 22nd, 2018

By Sarah Gish February 22, 2018 5:32 PM We’re on a mission to find Kansas City’s best burnt ends — and we need your help. The charred tips of smoked beef brisket are served at dozens of local ’cue spots. You can order them chopped at Gates Bar-B-Q, on a burger at Q39, or sauced on white […]

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Tap List: Brew 39 – Flatland

February 6th, 2018

By Pete Dulin February 6, 2018 6:00 AM Casual Animal Brewing Company (1725 McGee) officially opens today. Owner and brewer Kyle Gray has five beers on tap including Treat Yourself Honey Wheat, Local Motive Pale Ale, Hoptify American IPA, Bear Hug Multigrain Brown Ale and Branch Out Stout. In addition to full 16-ounce pours and flights, […]

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