“Kansas City Star, that’s what I are,” the lyrics go in Kacey Musgraves’ cover of “Kansas City Star.” Kansas Citians mostly had positive responses to the new song, noting they especially liked Musgraves’ yodeling.
The Crossroads Hotel has set an October opening in the former Pabst Brewing and Pendergast office buildings at 2101 Central. It will have 131 rooms and a modern Italian steakhouse, public art gallery and more.
Urban Provisions General Store has relocated from the East Bottoms to the Crossroads. Sweatheory, with just one location in L.A., will open in September. An axe throwing chain also is coming to the market.
Here’s a list of nearly 100 barbecue options in the Kansas City area, including recent updates — Back Porch relocation to Adam’s Mark, the reopening of Smokey’s on the Boulevard and new 2 Guys BBQ in 888 International market. How many have you tried?
Kansas City cyclists say downtown isn’t very bike-friendly, but that could change after the city rolls out a new bike plan. Bike advocates are hoping for safer lanes, more racks and motorists who share the road.
Kansas City Mayor Sly James on Monday, July 9, announced Janelle Monae, The Roots and Vijay Iyer as the featured performers during the middle weekend of a new two-month-long arts festival called Open Spaces.
Big Slick Celebrity Weekend hosts Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, Eric Stonestreet, Rob Riggle and David Koechner, along with their famous guests including comedian Seth Herzog and singer David Cook, entertained the Midland crowd.