A Clue-themed cocktail lounge, NY-style pizza, and fashion are on the menu. 

Clue Pop-Up Bar – Vignettes Bar – 2376 Armour Rd., North KC – Facebook Page

Enjoy cocktails while solving a murder mystery. Vignettes Bar will pay homage to the classic detective board game Clue from March 25-April 9. A $5 cover, which includes unlimited board gaming at nearby ReRoll Tavern (2368 Armour Rd., North KC) applies on Fridays and Saturdays. The pop-up coincides with Padgett Productions’ March 23-April 3 live show, Clue On Stage, at The Black Box (1060 Union Ave., KC).

Photo courtesy—BLVD Tours & Rec Center

Parade of Hearts – various locations around KC –Website

Unification and community strength are at the heart of this public art event that runs through the end of May. More than 100 local artists designed 154 unique 5 feet by 5 feet heart sculptures to celebrate the Kansas City region’s reputation as America’s Heartland. The Parade of Hearts app provides an interactive map along with information on each artist and their inspiration.


Eli Stack Photography

Kansas City Fashion Week – Union Station – 30 W. Pershing Rd., KC – Website

The stylish creations of local, national, and international designers will be on display during Kansas City Fashion Week April 13-16. Seasoned stylists, make-up artists, models, and photographers add to the high-level production quality of each runway show.

Unicorn Theatre – 3828 Main Street, KC – Website

The Unicorn Theatre showcases diverse and inclusive stories that tackle social issues, race, religion, gender identity, and more. Tiny Beautiful Things, a play that dives into an advice columnist’s experience guiding her readers through life’s small and large obstacles, closes March 27. The Inheritance, Parts 1 & 2, which runs May 11-June 12, explores the impact of the AIDS epidemic through the perspectives of three generations of gay men.

Pizza Tascio – 2201 Frederick Ave., St. Joseph and 1111 Burlington St., North KC – Website

From slices to whole pies, Pizza Tascio serves up authentic New York City-style pizza. Owner Eric Borger has perfected the thin, chewy crust that’s key to creating the large, foldable slices associated with the Big Apple. The menu features 13 different pizzas made with whole milk mozzarella and other premium toppings.

One of the most popular items is the spicy pepperoni (red sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni, jalapenos, and Mike’s Hot Honey). Other options include Veggie (red sauce, mozzarella, mushrooms, peppers, onions, tomatoes, and ricotta), White Tascio (white sauce, mozzarella, fresh ricotta, sausage, broccoli, and olive oil), and Supreme (red sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni, Italian sausage, salami, onions, mushrooms, and peppers).

Photos courtesy—Pizza Tascio