Travel + Leisure magazine turned to Yelp to compile its list of "The 25 Best Barbecues in the U.S." Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que was No. 22 and newcomer Scott's Kitchen and Catering at Hangar 29 by the KCI airport made the list at No. 20.
Bar + Rec will have a bar, restaurant and games such as ping-pong with an outdoor bar, volleyball courts and yard games. The business is part of a redevelopment of the former Kansas City Star building at 1729 Grand Blvd. Opening is planned for early 2019.
Broadway Deli, a new Jewish deli at 2101 Broadway in the Crossroads Arts District, serves pastrami, corned beef, challah french toast and matzo ball soup. The meat is flown in from Manny's Cafeteria & Delicatessen in Chicago.
The New Yorker, a newly renovated apartment building at 1114 Baltimore in downtown Kansas City, is fully occupied less than two weeks after opening. Why? Because it's one block from the streetcar, and most units rent for less than $1,000 a month.
Bou Lou — a collaboration between Tech N9ne and Boulevard Brewing — is an unfiltered wheat beer spiked with coconut and pineapple flavor. A taste test reveals it's fruity, tart and "easy to drink." It will be available to the public on Monday, June 18.
Social Distortion hasn’t released new music in years. The band has a deep catalog of favorites highlighted by its song "Story of My Life." The band will add another chapter to that tale when it headlines the Middle of the Map Fest on June 30 at Crossroads KC.
YJ's Snack Bar, an artsy cafe in the Crossroads Arts District, is relocating after more than 90 years at 128 W. 18th St. Owner David Ford said the new YJ's will be in the former Silvia's Deli spot at 1746 Washington St., closer to KC's Westside.
Stan Herd's China project represents the most ambitious addition to the series of crop artworks on young indigenous women that the Kansas native launched in the early ’90s, with his rendering of a Kickapoo woman near Salina.
Big Slick Celebrity Weekend hosts Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, Eric Stonestreet, Rob Riggle and David Koechner, along with their famous guests including comedian Seth Herzog and singer David Cook, entertained the Midland crowd.