Historic hotel introduces The Uniquely Kansas City Experience package

Aug. 27, 2015

The Raphael, a hotel noted for its portfolio of romantic getaway and affinity packages, introduces the ultimate package for travelers seeking a deeper dive into the cultural heritage of a distinct Midwestern city and the hotel born of it. The Uniquely Kansas City Experience focuses on the entwined histories of Barbecue, Jazz, Country Club Plaza and The Raphael. All trace ...

Spinning Tree Theatre’s powerful “West Side Story” runs until Sept. 5

Aug. 27, 2015

Spinning Tree Theatre opens its fifth season with another first – an all-local professional cast production of the beloved musical classic “West Side Story” featuring the re-creation of the original choreography of the masterful Jerome Robbins. “West Side Story” will begin with Previews Aug. 20-21 and open Aug. 22 through Sept. 5 at the Arts Aslyum 1000 E. 9th St., ...

Will Shields hosts Women’s Football 101

Aug. 27, 2015

Pro Football Hall of Famer Will Shields putting on Women’s Football 101 clinic Sept. 14 “62 toss power trap.” That sequence of words is the most iconic play in Kansas City Chiefs Football history. Are you female and want to know what it means on the gridiron as well as other details about the game of football, join Kansas City ...

Top Experts to share latest on BRCA gene Breast Cancer Sept. 17

Aug. 27, 2015

Elizabeth Prostic was young, married for only a few years and the mother of a new baby. A native of Kansas City, Elizabeth had all the things many of us hope for when she was suddenly struck down by breast cancer. Elizabeth died from BRCA-related breast cancer. When BRCA mutations are detected, there are many things that can be done ...

Colliers International Announces Recent Transactions

Aug. 27, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri (August 27, 2015) – Colliers International, a leading global real estate services and investment firm, today announced the following transactions. Sales (August 14, 2015) TriTex Real Estate Advisors, Inc. sold a 45 unit multifamily property located at 2434 W 24th Terrace, Lawrence, Kansas to Cherry Hill Properties, LLC. Kirsten Flory of Colliers International negotiated the transaction on ...

Frenchfixe.com sells “Made in France” products in Kansas City

Aug. 27, 2015

We are pleased to announce the recent opening of Frenchfixe.com in Overland Park, KS. Delight in our gourmet food from France, Basque kitchen linens, and beautifully-scented French lotions and soaps, including Savon de Marseille. Through the end of 2015 we are offering "Free Delivery Thursdays" to shipping addresses in the greater KC and Lawrence areas. (Just enter FDT in the ...

CenturyLink to bring broadband to 187,000 households in Missouri and Kansas

Aug. 27, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 27, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy DeVinay-McNeley 515-286-5207 nancy.devinay-mcneley@centuryink.com CenturyLink to bring broadband to 158,000 rural households in Missouri and 29,000 in Kansas Company to accept Connect America Fund money KANSAS CITY, Kan. and KANSAS CITY, Mo. – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced today that it will bring high-speed Internet services to more than 158,000 ...

Somos Agency launches Somos Surveys to gather information, provide greater insights into U.S. Hispanic consumer marketplace

Aug. 27, 2015

Kansas City: MO (August 26, 2015): Somos Agency, a Kansas City-based multicultural and Hispanic marketing firm, is announcing the national launch of Somos Surveys, their proprietary Hispanic consumer information gathering program, according to Nicholas Segura, founder and president. Somos Surveys© will offer corporations and advertising agencies current information about U.S. Hispanic consumers, including product and services purchasing behaviors, preferences, insights ...

Tickets are on sale now for the Neighbors 4 Neighbors Gala & Silent Auction

Aug. 27, 2015

Independence, Mo. – Tickets are available now at specialneighbors.org for the annual Neighbors 4 Neighbors Gala & Silent Auction benefitting Special Neighbors, Inc., a non-profit service provider to individuals with developmental disabilities. Hosted at the prestigious Armacost Museum, the Neighbors 4 Neighbors celebration will be at 6:00 p.m. on Sept. 19, 2015. This benefit event features tours of the venue’s ...

Vietnam War ceremony to feature Missouri Medal of Honor recipient

Aug. 27, 2015

PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE FORT LEONARD WOOD, MISSOURI 65473 VOICE: 573-563-4145 FAX: 573.563-4012 BY: Tiffany Wood EMAIL: tiffany.d.wood.civ@mail.mil A commemoration ceremony for the Vietnam War’s 50th anniversary is scheduled for 3:30 p.m., Sept. 5 at Fort Leonard Wood’s Memorial Grove. Missouri’s only living Medal of Honor recipient, retired Col. Don (Doc) Ballard, the Vietnam War Memorial Traveling Wall and a special ...

New Pirate Party for all ages set for Sept. 19 in Shawnee Mission Park

Aug. 26, 2015

Ahoy Mateys! Grab yer buccaneer friends and set sail for Shawnee Mission Park to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day, during a new special event being planned by the Johnson Couny Park & Recreation District. This Pirate Party is for all ages. This adventure includes pirate activities and face painting in the shelter, a treasure hunt, grub, and playtime ...

Take part in International Observe the Moon Night on Sept. 19 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Aug. 26, 2015

Join a lunar astronomy program at Ernie Miller Nature Center and observe the moon in this internationally-coordinated event during a special event planned in late September at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s Ernie Miller Nature Center. The event is called International Observe the Moon Night and is for all ages, but is recommended for ages five and older ...

Foodie Fridays program for 50 Plus begins Sept. 18

Aug. 26, 2015

Try a new restaurant with a fun and active group of friends during a program being offered this fall and winter by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Foodie Fridays is the name of this program, which offers participants a chance to visit a different restaurant for dinner on the third Friday of each ...

Race for the Pennant Bingo for 50 Plus is Sept. 18 in Antioch Park

Aug. 26, 2015

Come root, root, root for the Royals in the pennant race during a bingo special event being planned in mid-September by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The program is called Race for the Pennant Bingo and will take place on Sept. 18 in Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch, Merriam. Participants will enjoy hot dogs, ...

Mad Science® Home School Science Fun program begins Sept. 16

Aug. 26, 2015

Enrich your home school curriculum with exciting Mad Science® classes being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Home School Science Fun is the name of this program, which is for ages seven to 12. This program involves three two-hour sessions. Each day of class will cover two sensational topics. September topics are: Chemistry in a Flash, PH ...

Roeland Park Aquatic Center dome to be reinstalled Sept. 15 & 16

Aug. 26, 2015

The Roeland Park Aquatic Center will be closed to the public for about two days for the annual reinstallation of the air-supported dome which makes the facility's main pool usable during the winter months. The Aquatics Center, located at 4843 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park, will be closed Tuesday, Sept. 15 through Wednesday, Sept. 16. These plans are dependent on good ...

Historic Homes & Gardens on Tour

Aug. 26, 2015

63rd Annual Lexington MO Historic Homes and Garden Tour September 12 & 13 Open Saturday 10-4 , Sunday 12-4 The Worthington Home & Garden 1611 South Street The Stiers Carriage House & Garden - 17th Street The Lloyd House & Garden - 1601 Franklin The Berry/Bohling House - 115 South 17th The Russell House 118 South 17th The Wentworth Campus ...

Rep. Nick King Elected to Board of Directors for ACT Missouri

Aug. 26, 2015

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Rep. Nick King will help direct the efforts of a statewide not-for-profit that focuses its efforts on preventing drug and alcohol abuse in Missouri. King was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for ACT Missouri on Thursday, Aug. 20. “ACT Missouri is one of the leading groups in our state working to build ...

Amy-Jill Levine to speak in KC in October

Aug. 26, 2015

Drawing on her extensive scholarly work aimed at understanding Jesus in his Jewish context, Vanderbilt New Testament Professor Amy-Jill Levine (http://divinity.vanderbilt.edu/people/bio/amy-jill-levine) will speak at several Kansas City locations over five days in October as part of a new effort by a local organization to improve religious literacy in the community. At the invitation of the Interfaith Religious Literacy Center, a ...


Aug. 26, 2015

Perhaps the most unconventional golf tournament ever played will be held Sept. 14 @ Falcon Lakes Golf Club. The Food Industry Serving Heroes Golf Classic will tee off @ 1pm. The event, with all proceeds going to assist and support military veterans and their families, has a totally unconventional rules of play. On some holes participants will tee off wearing ...

Everything You Need to Know About Making a Low-Budget Film with SAG-AFTRA Actors

Aug. 26, 2015

KANSAS CITY WOMEN IN FILM & TV HOST SEPTEMBER NETWORKING EVENT Everything You Need to Know About Making a Low-Budget Film with SAG-AFTRA Actors WHAT: Indie filmmakers, get the scoop on how you can pay SAG-AFTRA actors and stay within your budget w/minimal paperwork for your film, web series or multi-media project. SAG-AFTRA’s Kathy Byrne, Director of TV/Theatrical, and Maureen ...

Digital Ally Receives Body Camera, In-Car Video and VuLink Order from Ferguson, Missouri Police Department

Aug. 26, 2015

Digital Ally Receives Body Camera, In-Car Video and VuLink Order from Ferguson, Missouri Police Department More than 200 Agencies in State of Missouri have chosen Company’s Digital Video Solution LENEXA, KS -- (August 26, 2015) - Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY) ("Digital" or the "Company"), which develops, manufactures and markets advanced video surveillance products for law enforcement, homeland security and ...

Lawrence Company Mycroft A.I.

Aug. 26, 2015

After surveying the landscape of voice activated personal assistants, household robots and voice controlled speakers, a team of engineers, designers and business professionals in Lawrence, KS have decided is time for an open source artificial intelligence solution. At Mycroft we believe that artificial intelligence (AI) is too important a technology to remain the property of big companies. It is time ...

Student-run, Gender-neutral ThreadBare Thrift Opens in the MU Student Center

Aug. 25, 2015

COLUMBIA, Mo. — (August 25, 2015) ThreadBare, a student-run thrift clothing store, opened on Wednesday, August 26th, in the west end of the University of Missouri Student Center. The store offers affordable clothing — no item is priced over $15 — in a gender-neutral setting. “Humans are an infinite number of things; only two of them are their crotch and ...

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