Instead of her usual, sweet chocolate-eyed stare, my boxer baby looked strange. Her left eye was red, her third eyelid closing like an angry curtain. I rushed her to the vet.
In one weekend, The Stars Jeneé Osterheldt checked out the late-night drinks at Drunken Worm, 1405 W. 39th St., the light lunch at iPho Tower, 3623 Broadway, and the desserts at Baked in Kansas City, 706 Westport Road, and didnt break the bank.
Theyve been happily dating for a few years and the question keeps coming up: When are you getting married? At first it was the usual friends and family. But now its everyone from co-workers and church ladies to random acquaintances. They dont understand the weight of this invasive question. Basically, they are saying, When is your man going to put a ring on it? The constant prying is laced with judgment.
Finally, just in time for opening day Friday: an entire store for the female baseball fan, decked out in blue, as it should be. Royals girls, this is your world. Its about time female fan gear grew beyond the one rack of tiny tees or jerseys done in pink.
Shenequa Brooks, a 21-year-old senior at the Kansas City Art Institute is debuting her show, Synthetic Ties, exploring the relationship between black women and their hair.
Im smiling so hard I almost cry. Usually, art is made to be seen and not touched, but not this new tactile mural, set to be officially unveiled at the Childrens Center for the Visually Impaired on Wednesday.
For the first time ever, I kind of want to see the Easter bunnies on the Country Club Plaza.
For almost 30 years Joc Mac been a leader, a mentor, a friend, a producer, a party starter to the Kansas City hip-hop community. On Saturday, his peers and fans will come together at the RecordBar to pay homage to one of Kansas City’s most acclaimed hip-hop DJs.
After a long weekend of Kansas teams getting edged out of the NCAA Tournament, Mac Lethal delivered a hometown win Monday. The Kansas City rapper walked across the stage on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, hands in the air, smile on his face, and it was hard not feel victorious.
Rooney Mara is no Indian princess. And yet she was cast to play Tiger Lily in Pan, the upcoming reimagined Peter Pan. Does Hollywood have no sense?
On Tuesday, family and friends laid Albert Jean Dancin Al Crosthwait to rest at Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home in Kansas City, Kan. He may have been 88, but Dancin Al was forever young and beloved by many KC partygoers, including The Stars Jeneé Osterheldt.
Heres the great thing about Planet Comicon. Every character is welcome. In the land of costumes and geek celebrations, everyone is a star. At this convention, no one is strange. No matter how wild your outfit is, youre welcome in this community. Trekkers, Star Wars fanatics, Potter heads, all manner of comic book lovers, everyone.
As we near this big, fat St. Patricks Day weekend I am ready to spring ahead into the fun. We may have lost an hour, but we gained some sunshine and daylight. Its patio time, already. Bust out those jean jackets and baseball hats and lets get this season started right.
Oprah wants Lindsay Lohan to win. I do, too. But as I watched Sundays debut of the eight-episode series documenting Lindsay Lohans recovery, I felt sad. And guilty. Reality TV probably isnt the best idea for someone fresh out of rehab.
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.
The cover of Pharrells new album, GIRL, is dredging up the never-ending light-skinned dark-skinned debate. Cant we get past that?
Were slowly waking up from a winter slumber, and the city is quietly starting to buzz with events. This weekend alone is packed with things to do: Jason Aldean at the Sprint Center, Maria the Mexican at the Brick, the Zombie Run 5K, the Kansas City Ballets Dracula and so much more.
Ive never had a massage that was cruel, unusual, fascinating and feel-good. When my friends wanted to celebrate their birthdays at Imperial Foot Care in Westport, they should have just said lets endure 50 Shades of Reflexology.
The backlash against the casting of The Fantastic Four reboot runs deeper than the usual criticism. People are sincerely confused by the fact that a black Johnny Storm and white Sue Storm can be siblings. And angry. It brings back bad memories for me.
A car full of teenagers heads down my street, windows down, music blasting. Their anthem is French Montanas strip club hit Pop That: Dont stop, pop that, pop that. Drop that. What you twerking with? Im outside, bent over, picking up dog poo of all things. The kids yell, Id like to hit that, and other catcalls as the car zooms past. I dont call the police or clutch my imaginary pearls. Or reach for a gun.
I want to thank the Kansas Senate for tapping the brakes on that deplorable anti-gay bill. But were not finished yet. This was just one fight, honey. Were knee-deep in war.
Valentines Day is supposed to be about love and romance, but sometimes Cupids arrow is dipped in anxiety. Maybe youve yet to figure things out. Don't worry, lovebirds. The Star's Jeneé Osterheldt has plenty of last-minute ideas for romance and fun.
I headed straight for the toy aisle. Mission: Lego. Kids and parents were already there, scanning the shelves for kits from The Lego Movie. I couldnt fit my cart down the aisle. But the crowd didnt irritate me. Instead, I smiled.
Is Coca-Colas diverse remix of America the Beautiful that scary? Is it really so hard to accept that despite our differences, we are equally American?