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Hygge New Year with candles made in Fairway

The new year seems to be all about hygge, the Danish word for finding the simple pleasures in life with people you enjoy by your side. Think mugs of tea and burning candles — including those made by Lainey Lake of Fairway.

Development

Innovative artist housing will be part of KC neighborhood revival

Kansas City has just gotten tax credit approval for three crucial residential projects east of downtown, including a new “arts block” project that will provide affordable live/work spaces for artists. That project is modeled on a successful Chicago development. All three tax credit buildings will provide replacement housing for residents of the outdated Chouteau Courts low-income housing complex.

Living

These are the droids you’re looking for

Looking for a last-minute gift? No matter the recipient, bet they can’t help but smile at Remnants by RJ’s clever robots made of recycled bits and pieces at Flying Pig Local Mercantile in the Crossroads Arts District.

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Wichita Democrat Jim Ward enters Kansas gubernatorial race 2:48

Wichita Democrat Jim Ward enters Kansas gubernatorial race

Meet H&R Block's new CEO 1:12

Meet H&R Block's new CEO

100 minutes of solar eclipse time lapse 4:54

100 minutes of solar eclipse time lapse

Salvador Perez hopes Kelvin Herrera can come back tomorrow 2:17

Salvador Perez hopes Kelvin Herrera can come back tomorrow

Rainfall totals in the Kansas City area 0:27

Rainfall totals in the Kansas City area

KCI proposals by the numbers 0:37

KCI proposals by the numbers

Danny Duffy: ' I knew that there was zero on the board but I'm not worried about that'
2:04

Danny Duffy: ' I knew that there was zero on the board but I'm not worried about that'

Ned Yost: 'Nobody is saying anything about an MRI' for Royals' Kelvin Herrera 1:18

Ned Yost: 'Nobody is saying anything about an MRI' for Royals' Kelvin Herrera

Chiefs training camp wrapup from St. Joe: Surprises, season predictions & the eclipse 39:06

Chiefs training camp wrapup from St. Joe: Surprises, season predictions & the eclipse

Royals' Salvador Perez activated from disabled list 2:16

Royals' Salvador Perez activated from disabled list

Rep. Kevin Yoder answers questions at town hall meeting

U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder, a Kansas Republican, answered questions on a variety of topics on Tuesday at a town hall meeting at Olathe City Hall. The town hall was hosted by The Kansas City Star’s editorial board.
Allison Long The Kansas City Star
Rep. Kevin Yoder answers questions at town hall meeting 2:25

Rep. Kevin Yoder answers questions at town hall meeting

Scott Alexander on first career save: 'I didn't want to shy away' 1:19

Scott Alexander on first career save: 'I didn't want to shy away'

Salvador Perez hopes Kelvin Herrera can come back tomorrow 2:17

Salvador Perez hopes Kelvin Herrera can come back tomorrow

Danny Duffy: ' I knew that there was zero on the board but I'm not worried about that'
2:04

Danny Duffy: ' I knew that there was zero on the board but I'm not worried about that'