City Scout: Kansas City

A new hotel, restaurant, and brewery comes to KC. Plus, art exhibits you don't want to miss.


July 7, 1879

Missouri lost a great treasure on this day. Artist George Caleb Bingham died in Kansas City.


Kansas City’s Container Home

You can stay in a home built out of shipping containers.


June 26, 1804

Lewis and Clark had now traversed the entire breadth of the future state of Missouri. They were at the present site of Kansas City and preparing to start north along the western edge of our state.


June 17, 1933

Pretty Boy Floyd and his gang were implicated in killing four policemen and their prisoner in front of the Union Station in Kansas City.  This event has come to be known as the Kansas City Massacre.  


June 6, 1918

"Casey" Stengel, named for his home town of K.C. stunned jeering baseball fans on this day by bowing to them and ceremoniously tipping his cap. From under the hat a bird flew out. Casey may have been the first to give the fans the bird.


Outdoor Wonders: 19 Conservation Areas

Explore these 19 conservation areas across the state.


The Hyperloop in Missouri

Could a hyperloop change our transit landscape?


Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Open Soon

Almost 200 outlets will be opening in August, and cultivation can begin. Here’s what you should know.


May 12, 1928

Birthday of musician-composer Burt Bacharach from Kansas City.