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Lammily the Normal Barbie is said to be the next big thing in the toy aisle. But what is normal? What if you dont fit her mold either?
Have you ever gone on a first date and something just wasn't right, but you liked the guy anyway? That sums up Jeneé Osterheldts first impression of Ça Va, the new champagne bar at 4149 Pennsylvania Ave. in Westport, which had its soft opening last Friday.
Its not always easy to define Midwestern cuisine. At its heart and soul, Midwestern cuisine is rooted in comfort foods, but that doesnt mean we cant imbue staple dishes of meat, potatoes, farm-fresh vegetables and fresh-baked goods with a comfortable dose of creativity.
Coffee has long been a supporting actor in cocktails, usually by providing a warming base for sweet liqueurs and whipped cream. But the bean is increasingly taking a star turn at local bars, where its mixed with everything from bourbon and rum to Madeira, absinthe and Benedictine in drinks both shaken and stirred.
Sure, sauces get nearly all the public attention, but if youre interested in legitimate Kansas City barbecue, the rub is the other very important half of the equation. Its said that Kansas City didnt invent barbecue, we just perfected it, says barbecue pro Rod Gray of Leawood. That includes creating the products that make perfection possible.
Mary Lou Pagano of Kansas City is chairwoman of the mathematics department at Barstow School, shows Arabian horses and sings with the Lyric Opera chorus. This month, she will perform in the chorus of La Bohème March 15, 17, 19, 21 and 23 at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.
Chalk paint or chalk-enhanced paint is everywhere: on dressers, cabinets, candlesticks, mirrors and pillows. The easy-to-apply paint that forgives funky brushstrokes has found its niche in Kansas City and is drawing do-it-yourselfers willing to take a class and smear on a coat or two. Grandma Betties china hutch has never looked so fun
A new kind of equine elegance galloped into the Winter Las Vegas Market last month. It wasnt only the Year of the Horse on the Chinese lunar calendar, it was clearly the year of horse decor, as well, as manufacturers hopped on the trend. Here is a roundup.
It’s an astonishing project for a congregation just 24 years in existence and already boasting a hulk of a building that opened a decade ago. The plans call for one of the largest stained glass windows in the country. But they also call for more intimacy. The Rev. Adam Hamilton describes the challenge for this megachurch with 18,700 members: “To grow larger by growing smaller.”
Pope Francis finds the hype that is increasingly surrounding him offensive, according to a recent interview, even as the Vatican is marking the Thursday anniversary of his election with commemorative stamps and coins and a DVD with never-before-seen footage of the pope.
DEAR ABBY: Im a member of the clergy who enjoys studying for my ministry and doctoral work at a local coffee shop. Three men who go there every day have found out that Im a minister, and they each want to talk with me while Im there. Although all three are members of the same religion, none of them is affiliated with a church.
DEAR BILLY GRAHAM: How do we know if what someone says about God is actually true? Maybe its just something they dreamed up or that they sincerely think is true but it isnt. Im not sure we can know anything for certain about God. Z.N.