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Your roundup of summer and fall fairs and fests in the KC area

Three historical legends have ties to the region, and area communities celebrate festivals in their honor. Enjoy a regional buffet of fun celebrating farming, food, art, music, history, ethnic cultures and so much more. These three are a mere sampling of the many events that will take place in the region this summer and fall as fair-and-festival season heats up.

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Ink Bar Guide

The definitive guide to your favorite watering holes, from packed pubs to under-the-radar dives.

The Star's Restaurant Guide

Search The Star's restaurant dining guide by type of cuisine, location, vegetarian options and more, then link with the restaurant's website to check out complete menus.

Your $5 Lunch Guide

Browse more than 50 local spots that dish up delicious fare for $5 or less.

 

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EBT Restaurant's Taste of Summer Giveaway

Enter to win Dinner for 8 at EBT Restaurant. Plus Free Appetizer for each entrant.

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The Other Side: John O’Brien hammers out a new vision

After closing his popular and prestigious Dolphin gallery in the West Bottoms, John O’Brien bought and remodeled two industrial buildings in Independence, now headquarters of his Hammer Out Design business. O’Brien is collecting and experimenting with a variety of things — textiles, furniture and rugs — as well as doing fabrication.

The Other Side: John O’Brien hammers out a new vision

After closing his popular and prestigious Dolphin gallery in the West Bottoms, John O’Brien bought and remodeled two industrial buildings in Independence, now headquarters of his Hammer Out Design business. O’Brien is collecting and experimenting with a variety of things — textiles, furniture and rugs — as well as doing fabrication.

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