<![CDATA[Jeneé Osterheldt: Food & Restaurant Blog | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:15:00 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:15:00 CST Jeneé Osterheldt 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com ‘Orange Is the New Black’ is more brutal, more brilliant than ever http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article84873312.html#storylink=rss The Netflix show is a comedy, but it’s still prison

Nothing prepares you for how dark this season gets

The grief is real. Spoilers ahead

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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:11:18 CDT

Author Terry McMillan comes to KC with this message: It’s never too late http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article83499897.html#storylink=rss The author of “Waiting to Exhale” fame will speak in Kansas City on Thursday

Her new book, “I Almost Forgot About You,” debuted this month

In the novel, and interviews, she proclaims: Life ain’t over at 40 or 50

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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 14:23:34 CDT

After a 61-year battle with life, my mother’s love won in the end http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article82067457.html#storylink=rss For 61 years, my mom fought to survive life

She wasn’t Clair Huxtable, but she was a master teacher

A mother’s love is forever

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Mon, 06 Jun 2016 13:41:06 CDT

Mr. Potato Head, coming to KC this weekend, has a surprising history http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article79370747.html#storylink=rss “The Adventures of Mr. Potato Head” exhibit opens Saturday at Crown Center

In honor of that show, let’s peel back the story of this iconic toy

You have to go back to 1952 to learn about his true past

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Mon, 23 May 2016 15:49:54 CDT

KC triathlon is for the mind, body and spirit all day long http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article78167857.html#storylink=rss Wanderlust 108 festival features a 5K run/walk, yoga and meditation

The daylong event takes over Berkley Riverfront Park on Saturday

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Wed, 18 May 2016 12:01:00 CDT

Through Girls on the Run, these girls can run the world http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article77958702.html#storylink=rss Girls on the Run doesn’t just train girls to run a 5K, it teaches them life lessons

Lessons include self-esteem, goal-setting and teamwork

Saturday, they close the spring season with a 5K at Arrowhead Stadium

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Mon, 16 May 2016 16:59:30 CDT

George Zimmerman’s gun is everything wrong with America http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article77304882.html#storylink=rss The man who killed Trayvon Martin is trying to auction off the pistol he used

He calls it a piece of American history

The price of the weapon that took a 17-year-old’s life: $5,000

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Thu, 12 May 2016 17:34:06 CDT

Kansas City landmarks become incredible dresses in hands of local designer http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article76778797.html#storylink=rss Heidi Herrman designed dresses inspired by Kansas City landmarks

Her collection will be on display at the Historic Garment District Museum

The celebration is a nostalgic walk down memory lane and an ode to the future

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Wed, 11 May 2016 12:00:00 CDT

Going back to our roots with hair care entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article75157452.html#storylink=rss Madam C.J. Walker, America’s first black woman to be a self-made millionaire, created hair care products

In 1905, she introduced “Madam Walker’s Wonderful Hair Grower”

Almost 100 years after her death, Sundial introduces Madam C.J. Walker Beauty Culture at Sephora

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Mon, 02 May 2016 14:13:18 CDT

The Star’s Jeneé Osterheldt is named a Harvard Nieman fellow http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article74081782.html#storylink=rss The Nieman Foundation for Journalism is at Harvard University

Osterheldt is one of 24 journalists in the Nieman class of 2017

She will research discrimination, feminism and storytelling

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 19:08:59 CDT

Prince taught me to be unapologetic, carefree and proud of who I am http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article73218082.html#storylink=rss Prince died today, but his legacy is alive

Before the buzz-phrase ‘Unapologetically Black’ existed, Prince lived it

He wasn’t just a super star, he was an inspiration

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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 18:59:13 CDT

Jenee Osterheldt on Prince: 'The ability to be black and free and unapologetically yourself died today' http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article73142962.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:32:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/music-news-reviews/article73142962.html From ‘Barbershop’ to ‘Black-ish’ to ‘Barbershop’ again, Anthony Anderson delivers truths http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article71564802.html#storylink=rss Anderson reprises his role of JD in “Barbershop: The Next Cut”

The movie, starring Ice Cube, Common and Cedric the Entertainer, opens Friday

Anderson, co-creator and star of “Black-ish,” says diversity in Hollywood is a work in progress

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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 11:22:20 CDT

Happy 100th birthday, Beverly Cleary: Here’s why we still adore her http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article71176757.html#storylink=rss The beloved children’s author is a century old on Tuesday, April 12

Her birthday doubles as Drop Everything and Read Day

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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 13:56:28 CDT

Jeneé Osterheldt gets to 'Go Ape' at the new Swope Park adventure course http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article70809622.html#storylink=rss The treetop adventure course opens this weekend

The attraction, featuring numerous bridges, ladders, jumps and zip lines, takes 2 hours

It’s more about self-confidence than physical strength

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Fri, 08 Apr 2016 12:34:00 CDT

Author Nancy Jo Sales coming to KC Thursday to talk about social media and teen sex abuse http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article70562582.html#storylink=rss Author Nancy Jo Sales explores the dangerous growth of online teen bullying and sexual aggression

We can’t continue to dismiss this rape culture as an adolescent norm

Sales will speak about the issue Thursday in Kansas City

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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 04:00:00 CDT

Testing Madam C.J. Walker's Beauty Culture http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article75159317.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 14:27:37 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article75159317.html Go Ape zip line opens at Swope Park http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article70861237.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 08 Apr 2016 21:24:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article70861237.html Free Haircut Day is just this KC barber’s style http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article69458032.html#storylink=rss Four metro barbershops are participating in Free Haircut Day on Monday

“Barbershop: The Next Cut” is hosting the event across the country

Joey Thomas, owner of 180V, believes giving back is his calling as a barber

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Fri, 01 Apr 2016 13:46:32 CDT

Getting in shape for spring? Here are KC’s six best workout drinks http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article68858992.html#storylink=rss It’s not about the drink after work, it’s what you’re drinking after a workout

More and more juiceries are opening in the metro area

These drinks will help you hydrate and step up your protein

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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 04:30:00 CDT

Ruby Jean's Juicery owner Chris Goode makes good drinks http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article68820077.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 30 Mar 2016 08:50:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article68820077.html ‘Empire’ returns: Here’s why it’s so great to watch TV these days http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article68671387.html#storylink=rss Wednesday night television is a big win for diversity

“Empire,” “Black-ish,” “Underground” and “The Soul Man” feature black casts

Each show tells a different story

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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 16:04:10 CDT

Yes! Meghan Trainor’s ‘No’ is an anthem for all women, a lesson for all men http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article67393382.html#storylink=rss Trainor’s new pop song isn’t just a hit, it’s the ultimate right of refusal anthem

Too often women are made to feel their only answer is yes

Amber Rose and Shonda Rhimes have also spoken out on the power of “no”

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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 16:41:50 CDT

Hate: Whether at a Trump rally or in someone’s living room, we must shut it down http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article66027057.html#storylink=rss Donald Trump is pushing hate across the country

Americans have to take a stand against micro-aggressions from politicians or so-called friends

When we’re silent in the face of adversity, we’re complicit

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Mon, 14 Mar 2016 11:57:00 CDT

Author Cassandra Clare sheds light on her Shadowhunters in the new ‘Lady Midnight’ http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article65458592.html#storylink=rss Cassandra Clare comes to KC to promote her latest novel, “Lady Midnight”

Her Shadowhunter books have sold more than 36 million copies

Katherine McNamara of Lee’s Summit stars in the TV version of Clare’s “Mortal Instruments,” just renewed for a second season

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Fri, 11 Mar 2016 13:10:53 CST

Kate Valentine — formerly Kate Spade — launches new brand in Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article65111057.html#storylink=rss The brand, Frances Valentine, is launched at Halls on Grand event

The party was a benefit for the Brain Injury Association

Thursday afternoon, Kate will meet more fans in the Shoes for Her department at Halls

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Wed, 09 Mar 2016 20:27:40 CST

Kate Valentine launches Frances Valentine line at Halls http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article65127337.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 09 Mar 2016 22:04:42 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article65127337.html Kate Spade is now Kate Valentine, but she stays true to her KC roots http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article64548642.html#storylink=rss She changed her name and started a new accessories brand, Frances Valentine

She’ll return to her hometown this week for a launch party at Halls

The line of shoes and handbags still carries her signature whimsical touch

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Mon, 07 Mar 2016 12:04:05 CST

‘Empire’ star Trai Byers of KCK slams rumors that he plans to quit http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article64035507.html#storylink=rss A gossip site claims the actor who plays Andre Lyon wants out of the hit show

“I’m so proud, so happy, and so lucky to be a part of this cast,” Byers says

The show returns on March 30

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Fri, 04 Mar 2016 12:49:18 CST

Jeneé on the Oscars: Chris Rock came out swinging at the ‘White People’s Choice Awards’ http://www.kansascity.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/jenee-osterheldt/article63060752.html#storylink=rss He called Hollywood “sorority racist. It’s like, ‘We like you Rhonda. But you’re not a Kappa’”

Rock said what #OscarsSoWhite really means is for all people to be afforded the same opportunities

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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 19:45:15 CST