For a costume shop in Tacoma, Wash., it is a seasonal opportunity to see where patrons stand on the political divide. Mary Johnson, owner of Northwest Costume on 6th Avenue, ordered dozens of masks featuring the presidential candidates – Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump. Sales so far have been tepid, but customers reactions have been colorful.
Mantai ChowThe News Tribune
Hillary or the Donald — which mask will you wear?
Chef-driven Hogshead opens on the Plaza
Ax throwing club in the West Bottoms
Things at Holiday Mart that you might not have seen before
Watch how rolled ice cream is made
Alpha Energy and Electric wins Mr. K small business award
Westport's HopCat opens Saturday with 100 taps of craft beer
Cafe Europa opens Union Hill location
Inside Stock Hill steakhouse near Country Club Plaza
Inside Tippin's: KC's popular pie maker
This 3-D candy printer lets you design and make gummy candy
Blade and Timber, a new ax-throwing club, is now open in the West Bottoms. Players enter a lane, grab an ax, lift it over their head then throw it at a target. Just like in darts, they aim for a bull's-eye. Teams are now forming, and instructors are on hand to improve performances.
Rob Magee, of Q39, opened his first restaurant in April 2014 and it has become one of the top barbecue destinations in the city. The restaurant is expanding with additional space in the midtown location and a new restaurant in Overland Park in 2017.
Concern about colony collapse among the honeybees spurred Bryan and Barbara Ritter of Garland, Kan., to leave leave their jobs in the Kansas City area and move to a farm about 100 miles south and become virtual beekeepers. Essentially we keep bees for others,” Barbara Ritter explained.