New season of Foodie Fridays program for 50 Plus begins with May 6 outing

April 20, 2016

Q39 Restaurant in Kansas City’s eclectic West 39th Street neighborhood is the first destination for a new season of the Foodie Fridays program being presented this spring and early summer by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This program lets participants try a new restaurant each month with a fun and active group of ...

Blip Roasters Reopening in the West Bottoms

April 4, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO—Our first cafe in the West Bottoms was damaged in a fire in January. Even though it was only open a few months, it had rapidly become a staple of the neighborhood. So even though we may have been down, we're not out. We're thrilled to announce that we are opening a brand-new retail location at 1101 Mulberry ...

Job Fair at Hotel Phillips This Week

March 29, 2016

WHAT: Job Fair @ Hotel Phillips WHEN: Thursday and Friday, March 31 - April 1 WHERE: 106 W 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105 - 3rd Floor A job fair will take place at Hotel Phillips this week as job seekers from across the region talk to Hotel Phillips representatives and apply for several open positions. They are hiring for ...

Lidia’s Hosts Torn Label Brewing Co. - “Meet, Eat & Greet”

March 28, 2016

Where: Lidia’s - KC 101 W. 22nd Street, KCMO What: Lidia’s Hosts Torn Label Brewing Company Meet, Eat, & Greet – in the Terrazza Enjoy Torn Label Beer & Food Pairings Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Time: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. RSVP: (816) 221-3722 www.lidias-kc.com Lidia’s Kansas City Hosts Torn Label Brewing Company “Meet, Eat, & Greet” 4:30 p.m. – ...

360 Vodka Releases Kansas City Royals World Champions Commemorative Bottle

March 28, 2016

Kansas City’s Hometown Vodka Pays Tribute to the Hometown Champs KANSAS CITY, MO (March 2016): For the second year in a row, 360 Vodka has released a limited edition commemorative bottle in honor of the Kansas City Royals. This year’s bottle is of course a nod to the team’s thrilling 2015 championship season and features a label bearing the title ...

Panera Bread Donates Over 9,500 Cans of Soup to Salvation Army

March 24, 2016

THE SALVATION ARMY’S PARTNERSHIP WITH PANERA BREAD SUCCEEDS IN FEEDING THOSE IN NEED The Feb. 22 partnership raised more than 9,500 bowls of soup to benefit hungry Kansans and Missourians Kansas City, MO. (March 24, 2016) – The Salvation Army of Kansas and Western Missouri achieved success in its partnership with Panera Bread to donate a cup of soup for ...

Six Mile Chophouse Welcomes New Staff Following Expansion

March 9, 2016

Lawrence, Kan. (March 9, 2016) – Six Mile Chophouse recently welcomed Charles “Chuck” Hamm as the restaurant’s Director of Operations following its recent large-scale expansion, which opened in October. Mr. Hamm was born and raised in El Dorado, Kansas. After following his career in the hospitality industry to several other cities, he made his way to Lawrence from Austin, Texas. ...

Next Foodie Fridays program for 50 Plus set for March 18

March 4, 2016

Try a new restaurant with a fun and active group of friends during the next offering of a program being offered this winter and early spring 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 lunch or ...

Winners Announced in Kansas City Taste of Elegance

Feb. 25, 2016

Columbia, Mo.,—Chef Brian Hove, from Kozak’s Laketown Grill in Smithville, garnered top honors at the Kansas City Taste of Elegance culinary competition held February 23 at Harrah’s North in North Kansas City. His winning entrée, Smoked Pork Belly with Jalapeno Corn Cake Tostados, earned him the $1,000 prize and an invitation to the national Pork Summit in St. Helena, California. ...

Colony Espresso & Beer Opening Soon

Feb. 20, 2016

New business sets out to bring unique beer and coffee experience to the Northland NORTH KANSAS CITY - Feb. 19, 2016 - Colony Espresso and Beer Company hopes to become the best place in the Kansas City Northland for meeting, working, and experiencing community over coffee or a beer. Part coffee shop, part bar, Colony will provide a premier beverage ...

The Shops on Blue Parkway Welcomes National Restaurant Wingstop

Feb. 12, 2016

Restaurant boasts more than 700 stores open across the United States, Mexico, Russia, Singapore, the Philippines and Indonesia, with locations coming soon to the United Arab Emirates. Kansas City, MO -- Swope Community Builders is pleased to announce that Wingstop has opened its newest location in Kansas City at the Shops on Blue Parkway, located on Blue Parkway and Kensington ...

Zoës Kitchen Brings Fresh Mediterranean to Corbin Park

Feb. 11, 2016

Zoës Kitchen Brings Fresh Mediterranean to Corbin Park Leading Mediterranean Restaurant Opens Second Kansas City Location Facebook Contest Gives Away 500 Entrées, Free Zoës Kitchen for a Year Plano, Texas – February 11, 2016 - Zoës Kitchen, a high growth, fast casual restaurant group serving a distinct menu of Mediterranean-inspired dishes, continues its expansion in Kansas City with the opening ...

Legendary Amphitheater Unveils Major Changes - New Naming Rights & Multi-Million Dollar Renovations

Feb. 4, 2016

THE LEGENDARY AMPHITHEATER TO UNVEIL MAJOR CHANGES IN 2016 NEW NAMING RIGHTS SPONSOR & MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR RENOVATIONS Who: Providence Medical Center Amphitheater – New Naming Rights for the former Cricket Wireless Amphitheater What: New Naming Rights Sponsor & Multi-Million Dollar Renovations Where: 633 N. 130th Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012 Providence Medical Center is the new naming rights sponsor for ...

Gordon Biersch in Kansas City Announces Valentine’s Day Deal

Feb. 3, 2016

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, Gordon Biersch, the brewery restaurant specializing in handcrafted lagers and ales brewed in-house, announced today that its Kansas City restaurant, located at 100 East 14th St., will be offering two special Prix Fix menu options for the holiday: the White Rose Dinner for Two ($55) and the Red Rose Dinner for Two ($75). ...

Next Foodie Fridays program for 50 Plus set for Feb. 19

Jan. 28, 2016

Try a new restaurant with a fun and active group of friends during the next offering of a program being offered this winter and early spring 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 lunch or ...

Another Gold/Smith Protégé Finds Success In The Culinary World

Jan. 24, 2016

Rebecca Nedrow, who apprenticed under decorated local chefs Debbie Gold and Michael Smith, has been named a partner by her employer Friend That Cooks Personal Chefs Kansas City, MO -- 01/20/2016 Friend That Cooks Personal Chefs, a Kansas City area-based weekly meal prep service, has announced it will grant Director of Operations Rebecca Nedrow a minority partnership in the Limited ...

Request for Proposals to operate The Castle Tea Room, Lawrence, KS

Jan. 24, 2016

The Board of The Castle Tea Room, in Lawrence, KS, (representing the Libuse Kriz-Fiorito Historical Foundation) solicits proposals from qualified public, not-for-profit, and for-profit organizations to enter into an asset management or license agreement for the operation, management, and development of The Castle Tea Room. Proposers should develop creative strategies for the continued use of the historic building / entire ...

Afternoon Tea Party for 50 Plus is Feb. 5 at Mill Creek Activity Center

Jan. 8, 2016

Delight in dainty sandwiches, wonderful tea, and scrumptious crumpets during an Afternoon Tea Party being planned in early February by the 50 Plus department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Gloves, hats, and fun formal wear are recommended for this event, which is now in its second year. Participants are invited to bring their own special tea cup ...

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