Sports and Outdoor Adventure: Kansas City, Kansas, Itinerary

After back-to-back trips to Fredericksburg, Chattanooga, and Chicago, I was looking forward to some downtime close to home. Fortunately, a chance to explore my own backyard presented itself. June 2-4 I’ll visit Kansas City, KS, and enjoy many activities that, even as a lifelong resident, I’ve never tried. Sporting activities like Kansas City T-Bones, Sporting…

The Natural Wine Movement

The Natural Wine Movement: A discussion with Henry Feltmeyer, wine manager of Mike’s Wine & Spirits in Kansas City, Missouri #wine #kansascity #naturalwinemovement

The Speakeasy Makes a Comeback | Swordfish Tom’s

The term “speakeasy” is thrown about quite a bit these days. Odd, in a sense, because the meaning of the word represents Prohibition, when speakeasies were secret drinking places, hidden away, offering an illegal chance to partake. So how has the term suddenly become so popular again? The term “speakeasy” is thrown about quite a…

Travel Guide | The Best of Kansas City: 3-Day Itinerary

What to do in a city that has it all? Make sure you see the best of Kansas City! Kansas City is known for top cuisines (and not just barbecue), a bounty of fountains, craft breweries, major league sports teams, jazz music, trains, cutting-edge theater, and art galleries. This guide takes you on a three-day journey to experience…

Get Your Spirits Lifted in Kansas City

Kyle Claypool and Michael Stuckey from Lifted Spirits Distillery in Kansas City have a vision. They aim to combine a passion for excellence with using scientific methods to create a better product and do it all using locally sourced grains. Their mission: “We believe the best things are born out of a passion for doing…

95 Years Later – Kansas City Whiskey is Back

Prior to the onset of federal Prohibition in 1920, J. Rieger & Co. was the largest mail-order Whiskey house in the United States. Now the company is back in Kansas City offering Kansas City Whiskey, Midwestern Premium Vodka, Midwestern Dry Gin, Left For Dead, and Caffè Amaro, in addition to distilling Rye and Bourbon Whiskey…

A Saturday Morning in Kansas City

Spring is the perfect opportunity to get out and explore Kansas City. Thanks to the KC Streetcar, you can spend a Saturday morning with a trolley ride from Union Station to the City Market, enjoy brunch at The Farmhouse, a farm-to-table restaurant, walk and shop the City Market, then return to Union Station for a…