Rock N’ Roll Dinner on July 8 is next of JCPRD’s Dementia Friendly programs

June 16, 2016

A Rock N' Roll Dinner in early July is the next in an ongoing series of Dementia Friendly programs being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. These programs are presented in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Association of Kansas City. They are designed for persons with early stages of memory-loss and their caretakers ...


June 15, 2016

New prototype includes areas first digital ordering kiosks, digital menu boards and new interior design KANSAS CITY –Goodcents Deli Fresh Subs has big plans ahead for expanding and updating its restaurant locations across the U.S. Today, the company announced the opening of its first ‘Goodcents of the Future’ restaurant prototype in Leavenworth, Kan. at 2915 Trailhead Drive. The ‘Goodcents of ...

Lidia’s Taverna Now Open

June 1, 2016

Where: Lidia’s-KC – 101 W. 22nd, KCMO Reservations: Call Lidia’s-KC – (816) 221-3722 Contact: Kathy Hanis – (913) 271-5101 Cell Lidia’s Taverna Now Open New Bar, Taverna, opens with New Look & New Menu Approach Kansas City, MO –Widely acclaimed as one of the finest Italian Restaurants in the region, Lidia’s Kansas City now boasts a newly renovated and expanded ...

Italian Summer Dinner with Lidia Bastianich - Monday, June 6, 2016

June 1, 2016

Italian Summer Dinner with Lidia When: Monday, June 6, 2016 Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Luncheon Where: Lidia’s-KC – 101 W. 22nd, KCMO Cost: $45 per guest & $30 Summer Cocktail & Wine Pairing Tax and gratuity not included. The four course meal includes a delectable menu of Italian summer favorites, for $45 per guest. We will also ...

Lead Bank to Celebrate June First Fridays with Cinder Block Brewery

June 1, 2016

Lead Bank, a locally owned financial institution dedicated to the needs of small businesses, will be hosting their monthly First Friday parking lot party on Friday, June 3rd. Everyone is welcome. Lead Bank is located in the Crossroads Arts District at 1801 Main Street, 64105. First Fridays fun will begin at 5:30 with local food trucks Twisted Asian and Sweet ...

New executive chef at Chaz on the Plaza

May 31, 2016

William Carter, general manager, The Raphael, has named Sean Leventhal as executive chef for the hotel and its signature restaurant, Chaz on the Plaza. Chef Leventhal has worked in hotels and restaurants coast to coast and in Kansas City restaurants since 2002. He is best known for his work as executive chef at Café Verona in Independence. “We were fortunate ...

New Hawaiian Luau event for 50 Plus is June 23 at Roeland Park Community Center

May 31, 2016

Aloha! Let yourself escape to the islands of Hawaii during a social event being presented in late June by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This new event is called Hawaiian Luau. Participants will enjoy a special summer lunch catered by RJ’s Bob-Be-Que and a Polynesian culture presentation. The main entertainment will include traditional ...

Potbelly Sandwich Shop Opens in Overland Park

May 26, 2016

The Beloved Shop Brings its Toasty Warm Sandwiches, Signature Shakes and Live Music to the Intersection of 95th and Quivira OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Potbelly Sandwich Shop announced today the opening of a new location at 11780 W. 95th Street, conveniently situated at the intersection of 95th and Quivira across from the Oak Park Mall. Set to open on Tuesday, ...

17th Annual Fiesta Kansas City June 17th- 19th

May 13, 2016

www.fiestakansascity.com Celebrating 39 Years of the HCCGKC and the 17th Annual Fiesta Kansas City Kansas City, Missouri, June 17th – 19th 2016 Fiesta Kansas City is an annual celebration located in the heart of Kansas City. Presented by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City and sponsored by some of the best local companies Kansas City has to ...

Greater Kansas City’s Longest Running Crawfish Festival Set to Boil for reStart

May 6, 2016

What: 15th Annual Village Crawfish Festival Who: Secret Order of Crawdaddies / reStart Inc. When: Saturday, May 14, 2016, 6-11 p.m. Where: St. Pius X Church, 5500 Woodson, Shawnee Mission, KS 66202 Mission KS – infoZine - This year's festival (www.crawdaddies.org), slated for Saturday, May 14, 6-11 p.m. at St Pius X Church, 5500 Woodson, Mission, KS., will feature, as ...

Next Neighbor’s Place Potluck set for May 31 at Roeland Park Community Center

May 6, 2016

The next Neighbor’s Place Potluck dinner at the Roeland Park Community Center is planned for Tuesday, May 31. During these events, the community gets together and enjoys a night to socialize and dine together presented by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. There is no cost for these gatherings, but participants are asked to ...

DOVE CHOCOLATE DISCOVERIES™ Names Rebecca Graham Manager Independent consultant promotes to new role as business continues to grow

May 4, 2016

Kansas City, MO May 4th, 2016– Rebecca Graham, independent consultant with Dove Chocolate Discoveries, promoted to Manager last month. Rebecca manages a team of Chocolatiers who along with her, conduct in-home tastings as well as digital parties bringing the sweet and savory experience of chocolate to customers around the country. “My business with Dove Chocolate Discoveries allows me to provide ...

Killer Chef Competition to benefit kids MAY 15!

May 4, 2016

Its the 3rd Annual "Cook for Courage" event, presented by the Child Protection Center!! Colby Garrelts of Bluestem and Rye; Laura Norris of Cucina della Ragazza; Alex Pope of Cleaver & Cork and Local Pig; John Smith (new restaurant to open in 2016) and Dan Swinney of Lidia's Kansas City will battle it out for YOUR votes. On Sunday, May ...

Powell Gardens Announces 2016 Missouri Barn Dinners

April 30, 2016

Contact: Karen Case, 816.697.2600 x236 or kcase@powellgardens.org Gather with friends at Powell Gardens, Kansas City's botanical garden, for a casual dinner showcasing produce grown in the Heartland Harvest Garden—the nation's largest edible landscape. The 2016 Missouri Barn Dinner series includes seven multi-course dinners prepared by Greater Kansas City area chefs. Prepaid reservations of $100/person or $80/member of Powell Gardens are ...

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 ...

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