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5 Ideas for Your Next Mancation

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.11.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

How is a "mancation" different than a bachelor party? These trips are about finding the time to bond with all of your buddies in a new place or with a new activity -- not celebrating one man's last night of singledom. But similar to organizing a bachelor party, planning a mancation takes work.

Movie Review: Saving Mr. Banks

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Hanks IS Disney in these scenes, as we've never seen him before. But alive nonetheless, a human being with the imagination to launch a million childhoods.

WATCH: Did This Kansas Broadcaster Just Drop An Anti-Gay Slur On The Air?

Posted 12.10.2013 | Gay Voices

A Kansas City broadcaster is feeling the heat in the blogosphere after allegedly referring to the University of Kansas' men's basketball team as the "...

An Open Letter to Kylie (formerly known as Keisha) Austin

Chevonne Harris | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Chevonne Harris

Hello Kylie, while I understand your rationalization to change your name from Keisha to Kylie, I must say I was quite saddened by your final decision.

Girl Changes Name From 'Keisha' To 'Kylie' After Being Bullied

Posted 11.05.2013 | Black Voices

What's in a name? For some people, that question is more complicated than it is for others. Everyone feels an emotional tie to how a name can signi...

Kansas City Is Becoming a Mecca for Big Technology Names

Jason Grill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Jason Grill

Kansas City will continue to be a catalyst for growth in the entrepreneurial sector in America and its technology innovation prowess is proving to be on the rise.

Gourmet Gas Stations Are A Perfect Contradiction

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 10.24.2013 | Travel

Gourmet gas stations are the greatest oxymorons to ever happen to your road trip. Just imagine being on the open road, feeling those pangs of hung...

How to Create Your Future, Without Their Permission

Michael Gelphman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Michael Gelphman

On the web, "all links are created equal," says Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. Discover how your ideas have the power to spread faster than the...

A Craft Brew Sell-Out? An Interview With Boulevard Brewing CEO John McDonald and Duvel Moortgart CEO Michel Moortgart

Sam Hiersteiner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Sam Hiersteiner

By the measure of fanatical hometown craft beer loyalty, Kansas City's Boulevard Brewing Company ranks about 175 on a scale of 100. No wonder then, that the announcement of Boulevard's sale to Duvel Moortgat Brewery of Belgium was greeted with some raw emotion.

The Jazz Genius Charlie Parker as Seen by Stanley Crouch

Barbara Probst Solomon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Barbara Probst Solomon

In Kansas City Lightning, the first volume of his biography The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker, the soul of Stanley Crouch joins the soul of the legendary jazz legend, with James Joyce giving his blessings from beyond the grave.

5 Exceptional October Getaways

MiniTime | Posted 12.05.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

(photo: Williamsburg Destination Marketing Committee) With the arrival of autumn, many destinations enter the sweet shoulder season of lower prices a...

10 All-Star Bartenders You Should Know

Liquor.com | Posted 09.25.2013 | Taste
Liquor.com

These all-star mixologists are taking cocktails to the next level.

Miniature Museum Getting A Big Makeover

AP | Posted 11.18.2013 | Travel

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Toy and Miniature Museum in Kansas City plans to undergo a major renovation. The museum said in a release...

9 Flavorful Fall Festivals

U.S. News Travel | Posted 09.04.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

If you're one to honor the emergence of seasonal ingredients, you'll find a cornucopia of food-centric festivals taking place all around the United States, from California to Massachusetts. Here are some of the season's most satiating celebrations.

Shooting Photos of Alleys and Ruins

J. Michael Welton | Posted 10.08.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Seeking solace and confronted with the possibility of life on the streets 20 years ago, Xavier Nuez did what any photographer might do: "I was shooti...

Google Reserves the Right to Be Evil

Craig Aaron | Posted 07.31.2013 | Technology
Craig Aaron

Wasn't Google supposed to be different? The company literally markets Google Fiber as "a different kind of Internet." "Everyone else does it" isn't much of an excuse. If Google is such an innovator, why can't it innovate its terms of service?

Good News from Kansas City

Michael Kaiser | Posted 09.28.2013 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

At this difficult time when so many orchestras are facing economic turmoil, the Kansas City Symphony is balancing its budget and just signed a three year contract with its musicians.

Craft Breweries Revitalize 6 Cities

AP | TALI ARBEL | Posted 07.22.2013 | Travel

-- In once rundown urban districts across the country, craft breweries have helped to transform the neighborhoods around them. Small business owners...

Communist Comedy of Manners in Upper East Side Art Salon

Jim Luce | Posted 08.05.2013 | Arts
Jim Luce

I have several token conservative friends and acquaintances just to prove to myself that I am indeed liberal. One of them is a former New York Post w...

CAPS Off to High School Students Who Embrace Entrepreneurship Early

Alana Muller | Posted 08.03.2013 | Small Business
Alana Muller

Poised. Articulate. Innovative. Confident. As the graduation season continues, it's not uncommon to hear commencement speakers lauding such praise on graduating high school seniors. But, recipient of seed funding? Serial entrepreneur? Patent-holder? Not so much.

Top 5 Takeaways From the First Big Kansas City

Jason Grill | Posted 06.09.2013 | Small Business
Jason Grill

Four hundred plus individuals came together to hear stories of innovation from nearly 20 leading speakers, and to build lasting relationships within the regional and national community to move entrepreneurship forward.

What Good Is a Gigabit?

Jake Brewer | Posted 05.27.2013 | Technology
Jake Brewer

At 1 billion "bits per second," a gigabit is 200 times faster than today's U.S. average of roughly 5 million bits per second. But the question remains: what can we actually do with that kind of speed?

Man Storms Stage During Kansas City Mayor's Speech

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

Kansas City Mayor Sly James was in the middle of his "State of the City" address on Tuesday when a man walked onstage, knocked down a flag positioned ...

Missing Missouri Mom Faked Abduction, Sheriff Says

AP | BILL DRAPER | Posted 03.19.2013 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A missing central Missouri woman and her young daughter were found unharmed, but the woman was taken into custody and faces charge...

Missing Missouri Mom And Daughter In Danger

AP | BILL DRAPER | Posted 05.18.2013 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A central Missouri woman who has been missing with her young daughter since Thursday seemed to be reading from a script when ...