Blog Archives: Local Kansas City
2017 Annual Brookside Halloween Trick or Treat Event in Kansas City
Every year on Halloween, the Brookside neighborhood shops in Kansas City offer goodies for trick or treaters. It’s a great event, with the stores all coordinating to put on a fun and safe Halloween experience. Here’s a roundup of some public trick-or-treating events of note in the area.
Native Plant Sale and Butterfly Event this Saturday
One of my favorite places, the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center, will host a native plant sale and Monarch butterfly educational event this Saturday, September 16, from 9:30-2pm. There will be native perennials, wildflowers, trees, and grasses for sale, along with giveaways, and hands-on activities for the whole family. Learn more about the event and why I love the Discovery Center.
Missouri Sales Tax Holiday: Shop Tax-Free on Home Appliances
In the market for a new home appliance? The state of Missouri offers consumers a seven-day exemption from state sales taxes on certain ENERGY STAR certified new appliances. The state sales tax holiday, known as the “Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday,” applies to ENERGY STAR-certified appliances up to $1,500 per appliance intended for either personal or business use.
The Six Best Bakery Croissants in Kansas City
A light, flaky, buttery croissant is one of my very favorite things. In this blog post, I share my top six bakery croissants in Kansas City. View photos, reviews, and find out which one is my favorite.
Creative Color for the Kitchen, a Brookside Neighborhood Video, and a Native Plant Sale
A few new discoveries to share – creative color options for kitchen appliances, a cool Brookside neighborhood video, and a native plant sale this weekend in Kansas City.
Friday Links: Designer Rugs, a Book on Native Plants, and the Upcoming KCMO Bond Vote
My Friday Links roundup features some cool new rugs by a famous tv personality, a book on gardening with native plants, and some thoughts on the upcoming KCMO bond initiative.
A Visit to Dear Society, A Modern Vintage Clothing Boutique in Midtown Kansas City
Last weekend, a friend and I went shopping at Dear Society, a modern vintage boutique located in Midtown Kansas City. It’s the kind of place you can visit every week, always see something new and different, and always find at least three things you can’t live without.
Friday Links: Dwell’s Modern Collection at Target, Wonderscope Gets a New Home, and a Master Gardener Spring Seminar
My attention is usually focused on home design, kid stuff, and gardening, so this week’s link roundup is right up my alley. I hope you enjoy it, too!
Friday Links – Tour A Historic Home in Rockhill, Proposed Airbnb Requirements, and More KC Love From Design Sponge
In this week’s links, we learn that new requirements may be on the way for Airbnb operators in Kansas City, tour a 104-year-old home with completed energy efficiency upgrades, and a Kansas City shirtwaist home is featured on Design Sponge.
Friday Links – KC Artist Featured on Design Sponge, Improvements For Waldo and the Trolley Trail, Kansas City Public Schools Accreditation News
In this week’s edition of Friday Links, we get a glimpse at a local artist’s apartment, some good news from Kansas City Public Schools, big improvements on the way for Waldo and the Trolley Trail, and a famous estate goes on the market.