The Kansas City That Never Was

Sometimes it's fun to wonder "what if?" An exhibit at the Special Collections Gallery at the University of Missouri-Kansas City's Miller Nichols Library imagines how a number of proposed projects might have reshaped the Kansas City experience.


Have a Ball: Missouri’s Big Balls of String

Missouri has three giant balls of string, and none actually hold the world record for being the largest. Spend a weekend traveling around the state to see these crazy big balls of string. There are also many things to see and do in each of these “Balls of String” towns.


Take a Break with Another St. Louis Coffee King

In our September 2023 issue, we introduced you to St. Louis’s influential coffee barons, but there are two more who shaped that important industry: Julius Steinwender and Charles Stoffregen. It was a partnership that reached far beyond Missouri.


Taste Some Southern Hospitality

Southern-style fare is as much about the food as it is the hospitality. Dishes with names like “Not Your Mama’s Meatloaf,” “Three Deviled Eggs Went Down to Georgia” and “Fried Green Tomato BLT”  are worth the drive to this outstanding restaurant.


PROFESSIONAL SOCCER SCORES BIG IN ST. LOUIS

Sportswriter Matt Crossman was not prepared for the surprising spectacle he encountered on his first visit to watch St. Louis’ professional soccer team, CITY SC, play at CITYPARK. Matt’s first sign it was going to be a different day was the shoes.


City Scout: Kansas City art … and jellyfish?

"City Scout: Kansas City" is a monthly roundup looking ahead at events, noteworthy dining options, and more in the metro area.


St. Louis City Scout: Soccer, anyone?

St. Louis City Scout is a monthly roundup of some of the most noteworthy events and news in the city. In this edition of St. Louis City Scout: The Major League Soccer stadium under construction at Market and 20th streets in St. Louis City now has a name: Centene Stadium. St. Louis City SC and Centene Corp., based out of Clayton, made a fifteen-year deal for the stadium’s naming rights.


City Scout: Holiday Festivities in K.C.

An abundance of decorative, tasty, and educational festivities are on top in Kansas City during this holiday season.