July 10, 2014

PRESS RELEASE Contact: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Richard Garza Garza’s Goodies Chocolates & Confections 322 West 85th St. Kansas City, MO 64114 816-569-0278 contact@garzasgoodies.com GARZA’S GOODIES CHOCOLATES & CONFECTIONS HELPING PROJECT ELDERCOOL Kansas City, MO, (July, 2014) Garza’s Goodies is Helping Bishop Sullivan Center’s Project ElderCool! Through “Project ElderCool…Bishop Sullivan Center’s…mission is simple: [they] provide a window air-conditioner for any low ...

Chaz chefs in the garden

July 10, 2014

July 10, 2014 – Kansas City, MO – Chaz on the Plaza’s executive chef Charles d’Ablaing and sous chef Ian Denney are participating in the 2014 edition of The Garden Chef Series at Powell Gardens. Each season local chefs and culinary enthusiasts are invited to demonstrate recipes featuring ingredients grown in Powell Gardens’ Heartland Harvest Garden, the nation’s largest edible ...

Tiger Tail Saloon Grand Opening

June 17, 2014

Tiger Tail Saloon 813 Walnut Kansas City Missouri 64106 816-471-0196 Tiger Tail Saloon Presents Thursday, June 19th Grand Opening. Happy Hour all day. Open House Party. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Downtown Kansas City's newest bar and restaurant Tiger Tail Saloon will present its Grand Opening at 813 Walnut on Thursday June 19th. Tiger Tail Saloon is proud to announce its Open ...

Local Ice Cream Shop Takes to the Streets in New Truck

June 11, 2014

Poppy's Ice Cream and Coffee House 307 SE Douglas Lees Summit, Missouri 64063 Teresa Poppinga, Owner (816) 246-4141 icecreampoppys@gmail.com Poppy’s Ice Cream and Coffee House introduces the first local ice cream truck to the Kansas City market. Unlike ice cream trucks that sell popsicles and play a fun tune, Poppy’s is more like a food truck. We’re going to take ...

Tradition Continues at Gojo Japanese Steak House

June 7, 2014

Kansas City, MO - Long standing Kansas City restaurant, Gojo Japanese Steakhouse, announces the establishment is a now a father/daughter run operation. Lisa Yamanaka, a graduate of the Western Culinary Institute in Portland, OR has decided to join forces with her father and restaurant owner Jo Yamanaka to bring a fresh face to the 36-year-old Kansas City classic. The story ...

McDonald’s honors owner/operator Ralph King with international award

May 30, 2014

MCDONALD’S HONORS LOCAL OWNER/OPERATOR WITH PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL AWARD Ralph King received Golden Arch Award at McDonald’s Worldwide Convention KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas City is home to one of the world’s top McDonald’s Owner/Operators. Ralph King recently received the Fred L. Turner Golden Arch Award which is the most prestigious recognition that can be awarded to a McDonald’s Owner/Operator. It ...

New Merriam Farmers’ Market on Wednesday Nights!

May 30, 2014

Irene B. French Community Center 5701 Merriam Drive Merriam, KS 66203 Phone: 913-322-5550 Fax: 913-677-1409 May 27, 2014 Contact: Dave Smothers Merriam Parks & Recreation Dept 5701 Merriam Drive Merriam, Ks. 66203 913-322-5550 daves@merriam.org Merriam Farmers Market Merriam Marketplace “New Wednesday Evening Farmers Market” (FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) The City of Merriam announces a new additional Wednesday evening Farmers Market, starting ...

Neighbor’s Place Potluck set for June 24 at Roeland Park Community Center

May 28, 2014

Join your friends or meet new ones at a Neighbor’s Place Potluck being planned in late June by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The Neighbor’s Place is a room within the Roeland Park Community Center where congregate meals are served to participants 50 and older each week day by the Johnson County Area ...

Pinstripes All-Day Backyard BBQ & Brunch Buffet on Father’s Day

May 21, 2014

WHAT: This Father’s Day, dads are invited to retire their own cooking utensils and join Pinstripes for an all-day backyard grill out! Beginning at 9:30 a.m., Pinstripes will open its brunch buffet, where families can head to the patio, roll up their sleeves and fill up on char-grilled skirt steaks, burgers, chicken, Italian sausage, baby back ribs, corn on the ...

World Famous Butcher Dario Cecchini To Cook at Michael Smith

May 20, 2014

You've heard of a meet-and-greet? Well, get ready for a meat-and-greet ... Dario Cecchini, the world famous "Butcher of Panzano" will be in Kansas City for three days - three dinners and a luncheon - at Michael Smith at 1900 Main street, June 3-5. The days long event will feature some of Kansas City's own famous chefs, such as Alex ...

Mother-daughter team share love of cooking after brain injury

May 19, 2014

Courageous, strong, determined as well as incredibly warm and genuine are words that describe this year’s honoree, Katie Zemel. A native of Overland Park, KS, Katie suffered a traumatic brain injury in 1998 when struck by lightning during a soccer game in her freshman year of high school at Shawnee Mission South. Katie’s mother, Cathy Levin, was sitting in the ...

Independence McDonald’s opens in new location

May 15, 2014

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. –McDonald’s at 1225 S. Noland will open its doors for the first time at midnight Wednesday, May 21 with $.99 Big Macs and 200 McDonald's Gift Cards giveaway. The restaurant moved from it's former location just down the street also on Noland Road. To celebrate the new store, owner Patti Powelson, retired teacher, active community member and longtime ...


May 14, 2014

FESTA ITALIANA BRINGS ITALY TO KANSAS CITY Zona Rosa is home to a free festival celebrating Italian traditions and Italian-American culture KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Festa Italiana will take over Zona Rosa May 30 through June 1 with top national music acts, including Micheal Castaldo and The Bronx Wanderers, as well as a wine tasting, pasta-eating contests, Sunday Catholic Mass, ...

6 awesome local chefs cooking UNDER a bridge!

May 7, 2014

Cook For Courage is a culinary collaboration for a Kansas City cause. Six of the city’s most talented chefs will enter into a friendly rivalry for one night on the 12th St. Bridge. When: Sunday, May 18th, 2014 Where: 12th St. Bridge, West Bottoms KCMO Who: Six internationally known (local) chefs Why: All Cook for Courage proceeds benefit the Child ...

Steak ‘n Shake to open in Sedalia

May 2, 2014

STEAK ‘N SHAKE TO OPEN IN SEDALIA, MO WITH OFFICIAL RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY Sedalia, MO. – May 2, 2014 - Steak ‘n Shake, famous for the Original Steakburger™ and hand-dipped Milk Shakes, celebrates the Grand Opening of its restaurant in the city of Sedalia, MO at 4203 Wisconsin Avenue this Monday, May 5 at 10 am. The official ribbon cutting ...

Red, White & Blue Bell Ice Cream introduced for Memorial Day, Fourth of July celebrations

May 1, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The newest flavor from Blue Bell will complete any backyard barbecue or family gathering this summer. Celebrate Memorial Day and Independence Day with the refreshing and flavorful new Red, White & Blue Bell Ice Cream and bring the colors of the American flag to your get together. Red, White & Blue Bell is a colorful dessert ...

RA Sushi to host 10th Annual Nicky’s Week

April 22, 2014

Proceeds from select menu items benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital LEAWOOD, Kan. – It's not one day and it's not just a certain percentage that benefits the charity. RA Sushi's largest annual fundraiser, Nicky's Week, runs a full week long and the local restaurant donates sales from 100 percent of the Nicky's Week menu items to help kids battling ...

Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City announces CelebrASIAN award winners

April 16, 2014

Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City 8645 College Blvd, Suite 110, Overland Park, Kansas 66210 Telephone: 913.338.0774 www.asianchamberkc.com Contact: Sook Park, AACC Executive Director, 913-338-0774 April 15, 2014 Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City announces 2014 CelebrASIAN Award Winners. The Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City (AACC) will be honoring the accomplishments of local ...

Fundraiser for Roeland Park City Hall Arts Commission

April 10, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Information: Jen Harris, co-owner createfulstudios@gmail.com: Email 913-575-6795: Phone www.createfulstudios.com Roeland Park, KS May 3, 2014 7-9p Roeland Park City Hall 4600 W 51st St #200 Roeland Park, KS 66205 All ages! No cover! Fundraiser for the Arts Headline: Fundraiser for Roeland Park City Hall Arts Commission Join Createful Studios at Roeland Park City Hall (RPCH) on ...

Chaz on the Plaza presents Easter Brunch Buffet

April 10, 2014

April 10, 2014 – Kansas City, MO – Chaz on the Plaza transforms its weekly a la carte Weekend Jazz Brunch into a buffet extravaganza on Easter Sunday, April 20. The brunch buffet includes a carving station featuring rosemary-garlic braised leg of lamb, horseradish crusted prime rib, and maple glazed Smithfield ham; a Belgian waffle and made-to-order omelet station; hot ...

Crawfish Festival to donate TENs of thousands of $ to kids charity

April 10, 2014

What: The 13th Annual Village Crawfish Festival When: May 10 6-11pm Where: St Pius X (5500 Woodson) Why: To support a great local charity with some good music, good friends and GREAT food! Prairie Village, KS - “We are happy to announce the proceeds of this year’s festival are going to a very worthwhile charity, Head Start of Shawnee Mission,” ...

Zona Rosa Rebuilds Local Traditions-Zona Rosa 2014 Calendar of Events

April 8, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2014 CONTACT: Megan Neher (913) 599-5539 megan@mnpr.biz 2014 ZONA ROSA CALENDAR ZONA ROSA CELEBRATES ITS TENTH YEAR WITH COMMUNITY-ORIENTED EVENTS KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Zona Rosa, a shopping, dining and entertainment urban town center at I-29 and Barry Road in Kansas City, has a full list of community events for 2014, some of which are ...

45th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse - Opens Saturday, April 26

April 8, 2014

What: Kansas City’s Top Designers Transform the 45th Symphony Designers’ Showhouse Where: 1246 W. 59th Street, KCMO The 45th Designers’ Showhouse Spring Tour – Saturday, April 26, 2014 – Sunday, May 18, 2014 Tickets: $15 and $18 at the door. The Time: Showhouse will be open on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday from ...

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