The love of all things "Star Wars" began for Karen Rogers when she was 3 years old. Over the years she has collected memorabilia and has introduced her children to the movies. The entire family was heading to "Solo: A Star Wars Story" opening night.
In 1982, two men arrived at a house near Janssen Place in Kansas City to shovel snow and found a baby girl abandoned on the back doorstep. Thirty-six years later, one of the men, Bob Hopkins, is on a mission to find out what happened to her.
Crossroads Academy high school students plan to travel to the Global Solutions Lab next month and share ideas for solving some of the world's most pressing issues at the United Nations in New York City.
The Rankin family was driving down I-480 in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 18, when they spotted a cat clinging to the roof of a van driving in the lane next to them. They were able to alert the drivers of the van so they could pull over and rescue the cat.
At the new Union Berkley Riverfront apartments, you get urban living near both Downtown Kansas City and the Berkley Riverfront, including a resort-style getaway full of the best features and amenities.
Banksia, an Australian bakery and cafe in the former Sasha's Baking Co. space in downtown Kansas City, serves savory meat pies and sausage rolls along with sweet treats such as Pavlova, lamington and Iced VoVo biscuits.
A social media campaign, #BlackandHooded, celebrates black students graduating with master's and doctoral degrees. The hashtag indirectly references Trayvon Martin, the black teenager who was wearing a hooded sweatshirt when he was killed in 2012.
Rachel Black wrote the song "Edyka" to tell the story of her grandmother, Ethel "Edyka" Black, escaping a Nazi death train with the help of her mother, Fanya Katz. She was later pulled from a mass grave by the man she would eventually marry.
Rachel Black performed "Edyka" at Congregation Beth Torah. The band members: Nanette Kraus, Emily Tummons, Randy Deutch, Carmen Dieker and Larry Figg. The Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City helped fund the concert.
Reunited high school sweethearts Shelley Watkins and Phillip Adams, who met as teenagers at Oak Park High School, have rekindled their romance after 30 years and will be married Tuesday at their former high school.
Tech N9ne's platinum hit song "Caribou Lou" is the inspiration behind the new Boulevard Brewing Co. beer Bou Lou. The wheat beer with coconut and pineapple is "perfect," says the Strange Music rapper, who recently toured the Kansas City brewery.