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.Kansas City refers to two cities and a metropolitan area situated at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers.^ Ebersole resides in Kansas City, Missouri.

^ Kansas City new year's eve parties that we know of so far will be: The Power and Light District Presented by Kansas City Bands - there will be two bands on New Year's Eve at The Power and Light District - Retroactive and Pomeroy .

^ The Kansas City Artists Coalition is once again sponsoring Open Studios, the largest area art event held to benefit local artists.

.Kansas City, Missouri, the largest city in Missouri, anchors the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, which has a population of just under two million.^ Kansas City new year's eve parties that we know of so far will be: The Power and Light District Presented by Kansas City Bands - there will be two bands on New Year's Eve at The Power and Light District - Retroactive and Pomeroy .

^ The Kansas City Artists Coalition is once again sponsoring Open Studios, the largest area art event held to benefit local artists.

^ In some metropolitan cities, take St. Louis, there is no general tailgating area.

.Kansas City, Kansas sits across the river from downtown Kansas City, Missouri and is the third largest city in Kansas.^ In downtown Kansas City there are skyscrapers and even a new convention center (it looks like a cross between a Mississippi River steamboat and the Brooklyn Bridge), but overall, expectations are modest and so are ambitions.
  • Money And School Performance: Lessons from the Kansas City Desegregation Experiment 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.cato.org [Source type: Original source]

^ To be continued...stay tuned for North Kansas City, Grandview, Independence, Lee's Summit, Blue Springs and downtown kc.

^ The Kansas City Artists Coalition is once again sponsoring Open Studios, the largest area art event held to benefit local artists.

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Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City Skyline from Liberty Memorial.
.Kansas City, Missouri is a city in the U.S. state of Missouri encompassing parts of Jackson, Clay, Cass, and Platte counties.^ Ebersole resides in Kansas City, Missouri.

^ Woodard resides in Platte City, Missouri.

^ In an August 1999 article in The Kansas City Star , columnist Mike Hendricks stated, "A lot of folks once did what the mob wanted in Kansas City, but no more, or at least we’d like to think that part of our history is over.
  • The History of the Kansas City Family by Allan May 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.crimemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It is situated at the junction of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers (Kaw Point) and sits opposite Kansas City, Kansas.^ Ebersole resides in Kansas City, Missouri.

^ Lee received her Master of Arts in painting in 1999 from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

^ Allison B. – Care Gig Provider in Kansas City, MO I have experience house sitting throughout Kansas City, North Kansas City, and Overland Park areas.
  • Kansas City Child Care, Nanny, Babysitter, Tutor, Pet Sitter - Kansas City, MO - Care.com 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.care.com [Source type: General]

.It is the largest city in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.^ The Kansas City Artists Coalition is once again sponsoring Open Studios, the largest area art event held to benefit local artists.

^ In some metropolitan cities, take St. Louis, there is no general tailgating area.

^ She has exhibited her work in galleries across the Kansas City metro area.

.It is the most populous city in Missouri, the seventh largest city in the Midwest, and the 35th most populous city in the United States.^ He charged that Kansas City’s municipal employees were being assessed to support Truman’s campaign, and that most of the state employees were being forced into line.
  • The History of the Kansas City Family by Allan May 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.crimemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Jefferson City, the Missouri State capitol, that the gambling interests would have to wait six months for the new administration to settle in.
  • The History of the Kansas City Family by Allan May 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.crimemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Joseph DiGiovanni and his older brother Peter, nicknamed "Sugarhouse Pete," were partners in the Midwest Distributing Company, one of the largest wholesale liquor firms in the city.
  • The History of the Kansas City Family by Allan May 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.crimemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.As of 2008, the city had an estimated population of 480,129. It is home to both a Major League baseball team Kansas City Royals and NFL football team Kansas City Chiefs.^ It is football season in Kansas City!

^ Also, as a Kansas City fan, I tell you to be sure and kick Larry Johnson's butt right off the team if you play the Chiefs.

^ In Kansas City he was arrested twice for bootlegging, in both cases the charges were dropped.
  • The History of the Kansas City Family by Allan May 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.crimemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Kansas City is tied with Boston as the city with the 3rd largest number of accredited medical schools, including the University of Kansas School of Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City, and Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, and the city is also home to both a dental a pharmacy school, and 17 4-year colleges and universities.^ American Century Headquarters adjacent, H&R Block Headquarters 1 block, UMKC 5 blocks, Rockhurst University 7 blocks, Kansas City Art Institute 1 block, St. Luke Hospital 5 blocks.
  • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

^ Kansas City new year's eve parties that we know of so far will be: The Power and Light District Presented by Kansas City Bands - there will be two bands on New Year's Eve at The Power and Light District - Retroactive and Pomeroy .

^ The Kansas City Artists Coalition is once again sponsoring Open Studios, the largest area art event held to benefit local artists.

.The city's tap water was recently rated the cleanest among the 50 largest cities in the United States, containing no detectable impurities.^ Even worse, the Missouri State Water Patrol says they have no intention of enforcing this law.

^ Kansas City is flat with no bodies of water so the streets here run in a perfect "grid" with the numbered streets running East to West, and the named streets running North and South.

^ She has shown throughout the Midwest, most recently at the Society For Contemporary Photography in Kansas City; Western Missouri State College in St. Joseph, Missouri; and Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas.

The city is famous for 12th Street and Vine where jazz saxophone and composition legend, Charlie Parker (Charles "Yard Bird" Parker, Jr.), rehearsed in an empty lot. It is known in Missouri as the "world's barbecue capital." .It hosts the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, the Kansas City Art Institute along with other museums and galleries housing notable collections.^ American Century Headquarters adjacent, H&R Block Headquarters 1 block, UMKC 5 blocks, Rockhurst University 7 blocks, Kansas City Art Institute 1 block, St. Luke Hospital 5 blocks.
  • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

^ The Kansas City Artists Coalition is once again sponsoring Open Studios, the largest area art event held to benefit local artists.

^ Lee received her Master of Arts in painting in 1999 from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

.Kansas City has more fountains than any city in the world except Rome, Italy.^ Everything cost more in Kansas City.
  • Money And School Performance: Lessons from the Kansas City Desegregation Experiment 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.cato.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Once when visiting Chicago he told reporters that Kansas City had less gambling and racketeering than any comparable city its size.
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^ North Corrington Avenue, I 435 Worlds of Fun, Kansas City, MO 64117 Summary : 68 rooms.
  • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

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Kansas City Metropolitan Area

.The Kansas City Metropolitan Area is a metropolitan area situated at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers (Kaw Point) and straddling the state border between Missouri and Kansas.^ Ebersole resides in Kansas City, Missouri.

^ The Kansas City Artists Coalition is once again sponsoring Open Studios, the largest area art event held to benefit local artists.

^ In some metropolitan cities, take St. Louis, there is no general tailgating area.

.The 15-county Kansas City Metropolitan Statistical Area, anchored by Kansas City, Missouri, is the 27th largest in the United States with an estimated population of 1,990,831 in the year 2008. The Combined Statistical Area also includes the Micropolitan Statistical Areas of Atchison, Kansas, and Warrensburg, Missouri, with estimated populations of 16,481 and 52,016, respectively.^ Ebersole resides in Kansas City, Missouri.

^ Meanwhile, urban renewal projects had begun in the 12 th Street section of Kansas City, an area of cheap hotels, strip joints and street prostitution that had once been home to the best jazz clubs in the United States, featuring Charlie Parker and Count Basie.
  • The History of the Kansas City Family by Allan May 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.crimemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Kansas City new year's eve parties that we know of so far will be: The Power and Light District Presented by Kansas City Bands - there will be two bands on New Year's Eve at The Power and Light District - Retroactive and Pomeroy .

The Combined Statistical Area of Kansas City had a population of 2,059,328 in the year 2008.
.In 2007, Worldwide ERC and Primary Relocation recognized Kansas City 3rd overall as one of the "Best Cities for Relocating Families" in the United States.^ Kansas City – it’s one great town in two great states.
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^ Meanwhile, urban renewal projects had begun in the 12 th Street section of Kansas City, an area of cheap hotels, strip joints and street prostitution that had once been home to the best jazz clubs in the United States, featuring Charlie Parker and Count Basie.
  • The History of the Kansas City Family by Allan May 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.crimemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Expanding over ninety-six acres, the tweleve lighted fields are covered with synthetic turf, making this complex the only one of its kind in the United States.

.Also in March 2007, Money Magazine rated Overland Park, Kansas, the 6th best city to live in the United States.^ Description : In a quiet suburban setting near Overland Park, Courtyard Kansas City South is close to major corporations, local attractions and organizations - we*re your Bannister Federal Complex hotel.
  • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

^ Meanwhile, urban renewal projects had begun in the 12 th Street section of Kansas City, an area of cheap hotels, strip joints and street prostitution that had once been home to the best jazz clubs in the United States, featuring Charlie Parker and Count Basie.
  • The History of the Kansas City Family by Allan May 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.crimemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The skim money was then given to Carl Caruso who transported it to Kansas City.
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.Neighboring city Olathe, Kansas, was rated 13th and Lee's Summit, Missouri, 44th best.^ Ebersole resides in Kansas City, Missouri.

^ To be continued...stay tuned for North Kansas City, Grandview, Independence, Lee's Summit, Blue Springs and downtown kc.

^ Lee received her Master of Arts in painting in 1999 from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

.Kansas City is one of 2 metro areas to have 2 cities in the top 15. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is the other.^ She has exhibited her work in galleries across the Kansas City metro area.

^ The Kansas City Artists Coalition is once again sponsoring Open Studios, the largest area art event held to benefit local artists.

^ The one exception was Morris "Snag" Klein, an important associate of Binaggio’s who was known as one of the top gamblers in the city.
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Kansas City, Kansas

.Kansas City, Kansas (KCK) is the third largest city in the U.S. state of Kansas and the county seat of Wyandotte County (WyCo); it is part of the "Unified Government" which also includes the cities of Bonner Springs and Edwardsville.^ To be continued...stay tuned for North Kansas City, Grandview, Independence, Lee's Summit, Blue Springs and downtown kc.

^ In an August 1999 article in The Kansas City Star , columnist Mike Hendricks stated, "A lot of folks once did what the mob wanted in Kansas City, but no more, or at least we’d like to think that part of our history is over.
  • The History of the Kansas City Family by Allan May 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.crimemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Kansas City Artists Coalition is once again sponsoring Open Studios, the largest area art event held to benefit local artists.

.As of the 2000 census, the city population was 146,867. Situated at the junction of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers (Kaw Point), the city is opposite Kansas City, Missouri, which anchors the metropolitan area, and is included in the bi-state Kansas City Metropolitan Area, of which it is a satellite city of the anchor city.^ The Kansas City Artists Coalition is once again sponsoring Open Studios, the largest area art event held to benefit local artists.

^ In some metropolitan cities, take St. Louis, there is no general tailgating area.

^ Lee received her Master of Arts in painting in 1999 from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

North Kansas City, Missouri

.North Kansas City is a city in Clay County, Missouri, United States.^ View more Caregiver Jobs in Kansas City, Missouri .
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^ Lee received her Master of Arts in painting in 1999 from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

^ She has shown throughout the Midwest, most recently at the Society For Contemporary Photography in Kansas City; Western Missouri State College in St. Joseph, Missouri; and Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas.

The population was 4,714 as of the 2000 census but a large business/industrial base swells the daytime population by thousands more. .Originally a northern suburb of Kansas City, Missouri, it is now nearly surrounded by Kansas City, Missouri, which extends far north of North Kansas City's northernmost border.^ Buy Kansas City Photos now .
  • Kansas City Chiefs Office Parody Video | SPIKE 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: General]

^ Ebersole resides in Kansas City, Missouri.

^ To be continued...stay tuned for North Kansas City, Grandview, Independence, Lee's Summit, Blue Springs and downtown kc.

References

  1. ^ "Kansas City's Fountains Will Flow". KCTV Kansas City, MO. Meredith Corporation. 2009-03-16. http://www.kctv5.com/news/19057903/detail.html. Retrieved 2009-08-20. 

Travel guide

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From Wikitravel

View of Kansas City from the top of Liberty Memorial. <a name=.Union Station is in the foreground, with the rest of KC's skyline in the background."^ Union Station & City Skyline .
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View of Kansas City from the top of Liberty Memorial.
^ Hampton Inn Kansas City/liberty .
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^ Top selling limos in Kansas City .
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^ GVW - Richards Gebaur Memorial Airport limo service MCI - Kansas City Airport limo service FLV - Sherman Aaf Airport limo service MKC-FBO - Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Executive Terminal/FBO Airport limo service MCI-FBO - Kansas City Private Charter Terminal Airport limo service   Kansas City Limos - Top Sellers .
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Union Station is in the foreground, with the rest of KC's skyline in the background.
.Kansas City [1] is a large, major midwestern city on the border of Missouri and Kansas.^ Kansas City, MO, Missouri hotels .
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^ Kansas City Missouri MO hotels .
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^ Average climate in Kansas City, Missouri .
  • Kansas City, Missouri (MO) profile: population, maps, real estate, averages, homes, statistics, relocation, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, moving, houses, sex offenders, news, sex offenders 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.city-data.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It is the largest city in Missouri with a population around 450,000 (another 150,000 in the Kansas portion) people and more than 2 million in its metropolitan area (2005 estimate).^ Kansas City, MO, Missouri hotels .
  • Kansas City, MO, Missouri hotels 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.qwikcast.com [Source type: General]

^ We have 12,000 employees in the Kansas city area.
  • Hesse: Sprint is Kansas City's economic engine | Sprint Connection | News and views on Sprint Nextel 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC sprintconnection.kansascity.com [Source type: General]

^ As of 2009, Kansas City's population is 450,375 people.
  • Kansas City, Missouri (MO) - Sperling's BestPlaces 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.bestplaces.net [Source type: News]

Understand

.Kansas City is a city that tends to hide itself from tourists.^ Kansas City bills itself as the "Heart of America."
  • Kansas City Travel Guide | Fodor's Travel Guides 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.fodors.com [Source type: News]
  • Kansas City Travel Guide | Fodor's Travel Guides 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.fodors.com [Source type: News]

^ Set in famed Country Club Plaza, the Courtyard Kansas City Country Club Plaza has established itself as a chic, smoke-free Kansas City boutique hotel.
  • Kansas City Missouri MO Hotels, Motels, and Inns 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.sanpedro.com [Source type: General]

.Having reportedly more boulevards than Paris and more fountains than any other city in the world except for Rome, it can be a beautiful city, too.^ It has more fountains and boulevards than any other city in the western hemisphere.
  • Kansas City, Missouri (MO) - Sperling's BestPlaces 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.bestplaces.net [Source type: News]

^ World of Fun and Oceans of Fun has 175 acres of amusement park action for locals to enjoy too, while the Kansas city Zoo has over 900 animals across more than 200 acres of naturally simulated environment.

^ Kansas City has more fountains than any city except Rome; from small to huge, comical to classical, simple to elaborate sculpture, KC's varied fountains may be its greatest cultural attraction.
  • Kansas City, Missouri Facts, Schools, Colleges, Weather, Zip Code, and More 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.citytowninfo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It is also unique, in that it is split down the middle by the state line of Kansas and Missouri.^ The city is adjacent to Kansas City, Missouri, with which it has a high degree of economic interdependence; the cities together are at the core of one of the principal metropolitan regions of the central United States.

^ Historical Moments : 1972/73 : Under the unique arrangement of splitting games between Kansas City and Omaha the newly rechristened Kings were a 1-man team.

^ Introduction to Kansas City, Kansas Kansas City is the third largest city in the state of Kansas and is situated at the junction of the Missouri and Kansas (Kaw) rivers.
  • Kansas City, Kansas Facts, Schools, Colleges, Weather, Zip Code, and More 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.citytowninfo.com [Source type: General]

.The suburbs are largely south of the central city, though the area north of the Missouri River (known locally as the Northland) is beginning to experience growth similar to the south.^ Kansas City (Missouri) , city in western Missouri where the Kansas River (also known as the Kaw) joins the Missouri River.
  • Kansas City (Missouri) - Search View - MSN Encarta 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC encarta.msn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Profiles Kansas City North of the River, or the Northland as locals call it.
  • About.com Kansas City, MO: Most Popular Articles 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC kansascity.about.com [Source type: General]

^ It quickly became a center for livestock, and in the 1860s, the arrival of the Missouri-Pacific Railroad and the Hannibal Bridge (across the Missouri River) further sped the city's growth.
  • Kansas City, Missouri Facts, Schools, Colleges, Weather, Zip Code, and More 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.citytowninfo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Numbering of east/west streets begins at the Missouri River with the east/west division occurring at Main Street.^ Numbering of east/west streets begins at the Missouri River with the east/west division occurring at Main Street.
  • Kansas City Travel Videos - Kansas City Videos - Kansas City Tourism Videos - Insider Perks 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.insiderperks.com [Source type: News]

^ The suburbs are largely south of the central city, though the area north of the Missouri River (known locally as the Northland) is beginning to experience growth similar to the south.
  • Kansas City Travel Videos - Kansas City Videos - Kansas City Tourism Videos - Insider Perks 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.insiderperks.com [Source type: News]

^ The saloon, which he named Climax, was located on St. Louis Avenue in an area of Kansas City called the West Bottoms, not far from the banks of the Missouri River.
  • The History of the Kansas City Family by Allan May 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.crimemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Westport is around 40th St., the Plaza at 47th St., Brookside at 55th, and Waldo beginning around Gregory (71st St.).

Climate

Due to the lack of any large body of water nearby, KC experiences a continental climate with large swings and extremes of temperature. .Winters vary from mild to very cold, with significant snow at times, and temperatures occasionally dipping to single digits and below 0°F (-18°C).^ Fall temperatures are mild, with highs in the 50s and 60s, followed by cooler winter temperatures in the 30s and 40s.
  • Kansas City MO Hotels City Guide - Hotels Lodging Rooms in and near Kansas City MO 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC kansascity.onetravelsource.com [Source type: General]

^ He uses traditional printmaking techniques such as lithography and intaglio, as well as various digital technologies, often combining several techniques in a single print.

^ Lions in winter: Cold and snow and ice at the Kansas City Zoo .
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.Snow accumulation occurs 3-5 times per year, on average, sometimes exceeding a foot.^ There are numerous ways a crash can occur; sometimes it is the fault of the motorists, other times it may be the fault of the motorcyclist.

^ The district spends more than $12,300 per student each year-- nearly three times the state average.
  • Money And School Performance: Lessons from the Kansas City Desegregation Experiment 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.cato.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Kansas City public schools spend an average of $7,409 per student each year.
  • Kansas City schools – Missouri (MO) school district, public and private school reports 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.schoolsk-12.com [Source type: News]

.KC enjoys very pleasant spring and autumn weather, but suffers hot, humid summers.^ Generally the most pleasant weather occurs in the spring and fall.
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^ Free Hot Weather Activities Kansas City Free Indoor Kids Summer Activites.
  • About.com Kansas City, MO: Most Popular Articles 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC kansascity.about.com [Source type: General]

.It is not uncommon for the temperature to stay above 90°F (32°C) for weeks at a time, during July and August.^ The average high temperature in January is 2°C (35°F) and the average low -9°C (17°F); average high in July is 32°C (89°F) and the average low 20°C (68°F).
  • Kansas City (Missouri) - Search View - MSN Encarta 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC encarta.msn.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Because of the heat, almost all buildings in KC are equipped with air conditioning.^ Many schools had extensive landscaping and athletic facilities, as well as expensive high-tech heating and air conditioning systems.
  • Money And School Performance: Lessons from the Kansas City Desegregation Experiment 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.cato.org [Source type: Original source]

^ These fun and free summer things to do are not only fabulous, but they all involved air conditioning.
  • About.com Kansas City, MO: Most Popular Articles 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC kansascity.about.com [Source type: General]

.While KC has relatively high humidity, the most common weather is clear with almost completely blue skies.^ The sky was clear and beautiful and the weather perfect.

^ As an Air Force pharmacist, you will work in state-of-the-art medical facilities around the world, complete with the most high-tech equipment.
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^ Air Force nurses work in state-of-the-art medical facilities or aeromedical evacuation units around the world, complete with the most high-tech equipment.
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.The majority of the rain falls in April, May, and June, but even in these wettest months, rain is light, compared to other cities in the region.^ January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 .

^ January 2009 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2008 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May Explore Kansas City with Being Savvy .
  • Being Savvy: Your guide to activities and fun things to do with your preschoolers and kids in Kansas City, KS 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC kansascity.savvysource.com [Source type: General]

^ Comparing Kansas City to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State): .
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Downtown

.Downtown Kansas City is generally defined as the areas including the River Market, the central business district (the "Loop"), the Crossroads Arts District, Crown Center and Union Station.^ Interstate highways encircle the central business district, known as the downtown loop.
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^ The Kansas City business district is on the uplands, as are the residential areas.
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^ Farmer's Markets around Kansas City.
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After years of neglect and decay in the 1980s and 1990s, downtown is making a comeback. .Many once-abandoned buildings in downtown have been (or are being) rebuilt into high-dollar condominiums and loft apartments.^ Once upon a time there was this company with over 10,000 employees in KC. It built a beautiful 33 story building right downtown.
  • Hesse: Sprint is Kansas City's economic engine | Sprint Connection | News and views on Sprint Nextel 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC sprintconnection.kansascity.com [Source type: General]

^ By 1980, the once thriving entertainment district had turned into a virtual ghost town and was described as an area of vacant, bombed out and burned out buildings.
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^ Ironically, the apartment building was being used by the FBI to safe keep Agent Joe Lackey, one of the wounded survivors of the Union Station shooting.
  • The History of the Kansas City Family by Allan May 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.crimemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

The demand for residences downtown is quite high. .In October of 2007, the Sprint Center sports arena was completed, bringing a modern sports and entertainment venue to the downtown core.^ A brand new entertainment district and performing arts center are also in the making, and a new arena -- Sprint Center -- is scheduled to open in 2008.
  • ESPN Sports Travel: Kansas City Sports Travel and Sports Vacation Guide - ESPN 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC sports.espn.go.com [Source type: General]

^ Great city center location close to downtown attractions/businesses including, Sprint Center Arena, Power and Light District, Crown Center, Westport, Country Club Plaza and Worlds of Fun.
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^ Elton John and Billy Joel will bring their Face 2 Face tour to Kansas City's Sprint Center in the Power and Light District on December 1st, 2009.

.The Power and Light District, was constructed and opened in 2008. The P and L District comprises 5 high rise residential and office towers, with many clubs, bars, restaurants, and shops on the lower floors.^ As we are excited about the Downtown Kansas City renovation and the upcoming opening of the Power and Light District, the 12th Street beautification process has begun.
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^ Country Club Plaza 310 Ward Parkway Kansas City, MO 64112 816-561-3456 The Country Club Plaza features a number of upscale shops, restaurants and beautiful fountains in a 14-square block entertainment district.
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^ Westport is packed with restaurants and bars that are open as late as 3AM. Country Club Plaza is another popular area for dining and shopping.
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.A new performing arts center south of the convention center area is in the works.^ PM) - The 2009-10 Broadway Series continues in South Bend when the award-winning Beatles concert, RAIN - A Tribute To The Beatles, makes its debut at the Morris Performing Arts Center March 12-13.
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^ A brand new entertainment district and performing arts center are also in the making, and a new arena -- Sprint Center -- is scheduled to open in 2008.
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^ Webb’s work can be found in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; National Library of Australia, Canberra; and the National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh.

.The "Downtown Council" [2] operates security and cleaning/maintenance crews, who keep downtown's streets clean and serve as a security presence.^ Living on Kansas City’s North Side, Binaggio became acquainted with Johnny Lazia who found work for him in one of his downtown gambling operations.
  • The History of the Kansas City Family by Allan May 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.crimemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Downtown is one of the safest areas of the city, both day and night.^ Just one mile from the terminals, our location is ideal for the corporate traveler making contacts in the airport area or throughout the Kansas City northland, and we're only 15 miles from downtown.
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^ The university has three campuses around the Kansas City, MO, area, including ones in Volker, Hospital Hill and Northland.
  • Kansas City, Missouri (MO) Colleges, North Kansas City, Missouri (MO) Colleges, Earth City, Missouri (MO) Colleges 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC education-portal.com [Source type: Academic]

^ The Huddle: Top Stories & Community Feed The Kansas City Chiefs have cut RB Larry Johnson, one day after his suspension ended.
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.Traveling north to south, the River Market is the first neighborhood one encounters, south of the banks of the Missouri River.^ It is one of the nation’s leading centers for rail transportation, while its port is tied by the Missouri River to the inland water system stretching from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico.
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^ Its tall buildings cast reflections on the nearby Missouri River and draw travelers to this central location.
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^ The Hampton Inn Kansas City-Airport is located north of downtown Kansas City one mile south of KC International Airport.
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.A burgeoning urban neighborhood, it houses many shops, restaurants, bars, and a very active farmers' market that convenes every Saturday, even in winter.^ The guests can indulge in a little retail therapy, or share a memorable evening with loved ones at the dozens of restaurants and bars on the plaza.
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^ Westport is packed with restaurants and bars that are open as late as 3AM. Country Club Plaza is another popular area for dining and shopping.
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^ It houses the Science City museum, a giant-screen movie theater, a stage for live performances, restaurants, shops, traveling exhibits and much more.
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.The expressways form a loop around the central business district (CBD).^ Interstate highways encircle the central business district, known as the downtown loop.
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^ The garment industry expanded in the industrial area north of the central business district until it ranked second only to that of New York City.
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^ An extensive area of black and mixed race neighborhoods borders the central business district of Kansas City, Kansas.
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.Crossing the north segment of the loop takes you from the River Market to the CBD. This is where Kansas City's famed skyline reaches its greatest heights, further accentuated by its position on top of a sizable hill.^ What do you think when you think of Kansas City?
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^ North Kansas City 74 .
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^ NORTH KANSAS CITY 74 .
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The CBD has the principal concentration of white-collar employment in the metro area. .The world headquarters for H&R Block is located here, within the P and L District.^ Hotel is also located within minutes of Worlds of Fun, Country Club, and Union Station A ...
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^ Hotel is also located within minutes of Worlds of Fun, Country Club, and Union Station Airport - This hotel is located near the airport.
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^ It is the headquarters of the Tenth District of the Federal Reserve System, as well as such national companies as H&R Block.
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.From here, crossing the south segment of the loop will bring a visitor into the Crossroads Arts District, which is a regional center for art, culture, and nightlife.^ Downtown Kansas City is generally defined as the areas including the River Market, the central business district (the "Loop"), the Crossroads Arts District, Crown Center and Union Station.
  • Kansas City Travel Videos - Kansas City Videos - Kansas City Tourism Videos - Insider Perks 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.insiderperks.com [Source type: News]

^ The River Quay went from a creaky relic of the 19 th Century to a hip and happening center for culture and nightlife when it was redeveloped in the early 1970s.
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^ Elton John and Billy Joel will bring their Face 2 Face tour to Kansas City's Sprint Center in the Power and Light District on December 1st, 2009.

.When crossing Pershing, Union Station and Crown Center are seen, which houses shops, restaurants, and offices, including the world headquarters of Hallmark.^ The recent renovation of Union Station and the River Market, along with the addition of Science City and the ongoing popularity of Crown Center, has energized the area.
  • Travel Guide - Kansas City - Southwest Airlines 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC travel.southwest.com [Source type: General]

^ Downtown Kansas City is generally defined as the areas including the River Market, the central business district (the "Loop"), the Crossroads Arts District, Crown Center and Union Station.
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^ Several major companies have their headquarters in Kansas City, including H&R Block, Russell Stover Candies, Hallmark Cards, and Marion Laboratories (now Hoechst-Marion-Rousell).
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.The nearby Liberty Memorial [3] is the world's first World War I memorial and has spectacular views from the top.^ In 2006 the National World War I Museum opened beneath the Liberty Memorial Monument, just south of Union Station.
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.Just south of Crown Center is Union Hill, another revitalized area offering some of the best skyline views in the city.^ The city's largest airport, Kansas City International, is situated in this area, while rolling hills and farmland are just minutes away.
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^ The recent renovation of Union Station and the River Market, along with the addition of Science City and the ongoing popularity of Crown Center, has energized the area.
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^ Waiting at a yellow light in Downtown Kansas City I took this shot, added some photo effects and did my best to avoid potholes.

South of Downtown

A visitor enters Midtown when they cross 31st Street. .A largely residential area, it is the largest single named neighborhood in the city, and actually includes a number of smaller neighborhoods, like Hyde Park, Squire Park, Sheraton Estates, Ivanhoe, Coleman Highlands, Roanoke, Volker, Westport, Southmoreland, Valentine, North Plaza, and many others.^ Include name, phone number, city and state for verification.
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^ The city's largest airport, Kansas City International, is situated in this area, while rolling hills and farmland are just minutes away.
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^ If your trip to Kansas City includes catching a Kansas City Chiefs game or a Kansas City Royals game, trying your luck at Kansas City Riverboat Casinos, visiting the Kansas City Zoo, Kansas City's Crown Center, the Country Club Plaza, Worlds of Fun or many other Kansas City Attractions , we'll provide you with the information you need to plan your trip.
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.Just south of Midtown is the Country Club Plaza, known locally as "the Plaza", an outdoor shopping center, modeled after Seville, Spain.^ Further south is Country Club Plaza, one of the nation’s oldest shopping centers and modeled after the architecture of Seville, Spain.
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^ The hotel overlooks the Country Club Plaza, the sophisticated center of .
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^ Between April and December, there are constant outdoor festivals featuring legendary barbecue and great music in the Triangle: between River Market and Country Club Plaza, at 18th and Vine.
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.Farther south is the Waldo/Brookside area marked by more bars and a wonderful pre-war neighborhood.^ This area, more commonly known as "Waldo" is a lower class area that is deteriorating fast.

^ If you live, work, or are thinking about moving to the Brookside area, this has everything from where to buy your groceries to locating neighborhood banks and schools.
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^ This area is usually defined as Brookside and it is filled with great little shops, restaurants and neighborhood bars.

.Further south, the city gives way to suburban development, which continues for about 10-15 miles, before giving way to rural farmland and pastures.^ In a quiet suburban setting near Overland Park, Courtyard Kansas City South is close to major corporations, local attractions and organizations.
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^ In 1835 businessman John C. McCoy developed Westport as a provisioning point on the Santa Fe Trail, locating it where the trail crossed the Big Blue River about 6 km (about 4 mi) south of the present-day city center.
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^ Still, because Clark lived and worked in Springfield, 175 miles south of Kansas City, there was only so much he could do in person.
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Get in

By plane

.Kansas City International Airport (IATA: MCI) [4], serves the Kansas City area and is located in the Northland.^ Super 8 Kansas City/kci Airport .
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^ Hotel is conveniently located 1/2 mile from the Kansas City International Airport with complimentary shuttle.
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^ Kansas City’s principal asset is its location.
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.The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority [5] offers hourly service to and from the airport on the #129 bus, called the I-29 Express [6], M-F 5AM-7PM. $1.25. KCI Shuttle [7] offers a shuttle service between the airport and downtown hotels.^ Kansas City, MO, Missouri hotels .
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^ Kansas City Hotels & Travel Kansas City hotels, landmarks, tourism, transportation.
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^ Super 8 Kansas City/kci Airport .
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.Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (IATA: MKC) [8], serves smaller planes.^ GVW - Richards Gebaur Memorial Airport limo service MCI - Kansas City Airport limo service FLV - Sherman Aaf Airport limo service MKC-FBO - Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Executive Terminal/FBO Airport limo service MCI-FBO - Kansas City Private Charter Terminal Airport limo service   Kansas City Limos - Top Sellers .
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^ Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (MKC) Kansas City International Airport (MCI) Art Galleries & Dealers .
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By train

.Amtrak serves Kansas City via the recently renovated and cavernous Union Station, located at Main and Pershing.^ Kansas City’s principal asset is its location.
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^ Current location: Kansas City, MO .
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^ Current location: Kansas City, KS .
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.Kansas City serves as a major stop on the daily Southwest Chief [9], line which provides service between Chicago and Los Angeles.^ Kansas City Chiefs 6XL Merchandise .
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^ Kansas City Chiefs 2XL Merchandise .
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^ Share the Kansas City Chiefs newsletter.
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Barring delays, eastbound trains depart at 7:26AM and westbound trains depart at 10:55PM. Kansas City is also the southern terminus of Amtrak's Missouri Routes [10], which heads east to St. Louis before turning north to Chicago.

By car

.Interstate 435 forms a ring around the city.^ In a quiet suburban setting just off Interstate 435 at Holmes Road, the Courtyard by Marriott South Kansas City is close to maj...
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Notably I-70 goes east to St. Louis and west to Denver. I-35 is a major corridor running northeast and southwest. .US Highway 71 runs north and south and forms a midtown expressway, running from the I-435/I-470 interchange, in a northwesterly course toward downtown, where it joins I-29.^ Just off I-435 and US-71 highway, the Zoo is easily accessible from any part of the metropolitan area.
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^ The Hampton Inn Kansas City-Airport is located north of downtown Kansas City one mile south of KC International Airport.
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^ For a good example of this movement, take a look at how far south they have built up on Metcalf - wealthy people are running SOUTH. Back to this neighborhood...The best thing about this neighborhood is 435 highway.

.North of the River, US 71 follows the same route as I-29. For more information about navigation in the metro area see the Kansas City Metropolitan Area Wikipedia Article [11].^ For more information about the solar system: .
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^ Get more information on Comfort Suites Kansas City .
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^ She has exhibited her work in galleries across the Kansas City metro area.

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  • Greyhound, [12].
  • Kansas City is also serviced by other commercial coach service companies, which arrive and depart from the depot at 10th and Troost.
  • Megabus, +1 877 462-6342, [13].^ Kansas City, MO other cities other contributors .
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    ^ Kansas City - 0.00 Riverside - 5.28 Mission - 6.93 Prairie Village - 8.41 Independence - 9.01 Overland Park - 9.45 Edwardsville - 12.49 Lenexa - 12.98 Liberty - 13.19 Leawood - 13.26 .
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    ^ CityfeetLocal offers Kansas City commercial real estate products and services catering to the national and local needs of the commercial real estate industry.
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    Low-cost bus service to Kansas City from Chicago and St. Louis, fares start at $1. Buses arrive and depart from the east side of Grand Boulevard between 2nd and 3rd Streets, next to the 3rd & Grand MetroCenter.

Get around

First, purchase a good book style map. The national map companies produce book style maps that can be purchased at many grocery and book stores. .Local real estate agents and delivery drivers use a book map produced by a local company in the crossroads district but it is hard to find.^ Other local real estate .
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^ Site Map Use of the Southwest websites and our Company Information constitutes acceptance of our Terms and Conditions .
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^ CityfeetLocal offers Kansas City commercial real estate products and services catering to the national and local needs of the commercial real estate industry.
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The one inside the Feist directory is good and can often be obtained locally for free but the directory itself may be too bulky to carry.
.Businesses that deliver (e.g., pizza) usually know the city well and have large maps on their walls.^ If you have ever visited a real large city, you would know that most every major metropolitan area has some sort of Light Rail.

^ Large City Map Info for Kansas City Government Officials .
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^ Sci-Tech Video Business Health Site Map Recently Visited Kansas City, KS Politics Sports Entertainment Offbeat Sci-Tech Video Business Health Site Map Recently Visited Kansas City, KS Your town.
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.For more information about navigation in the metro area see the [:WikiPedia:Kansas City Metropolitan Area].^ For more information about the solar system: .
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^ Get more information on Comfort Suites Kansas City .
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^ She has exhibited her work in galleries across the Kansas City metro area.

Street numbers

Addresses on east-west streets are numbered from Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri, and on north-south streets from St. John Avenue (or the Missouri River, in the River Market area). .The direction 'South' in street and address numbers is generally implied if 'N' is not specified, except for numbered 'avenues' in North Kansas City.^ North Kansas City 74 .
  • Missouri School District Directory: North Kansas City 74 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC dese.mo.gov [Source type: News]

^ To be continued...stay tuned for North Kansas City, Grandview, Independence, Lee's Summit, Blue Springs and downtown kc.

^ Harley-Davidson Final Assembly Plant 11401 North Congress Avenue Kansas City, MO 64153 888-875-2883 Free tours for those 12 years old and older.
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.In most of Wyandotte County, Kansas the north-south streets are numbered and the address numbers are measured from Riverview Avenue.^ Kansas City, Kansas is located in Wyandotte County .
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^ The most recent example, Sharp said, is the Kansas City Wizards’ decision to abandon plans for a stadium at the former Bannister Mall site in favor of Wyandotte County, Kan.
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^ Fairfield Inn And Suites Kansas City North-Worlds Of Fun 4231 North Corrington Avenue Kansas City, MO 64117 Nightly Rates (99.99 - 99.99)   2 Star .
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  • The KCTV pyramid shaped tower can be seen from many parts of the city and is well lit at night.^ Many people still live outside the city and still have to get home at the end of the night.

    It is next to KCPT studios at the corner of 31st and Main. .It is orange.
  • West and North of that is the Liberty Memorial cylinder shaped tower, which overlooks Union Station
  • The twin red brick towers of American Century Investments are oriented north and south along Main at 45th street.^ Best Places to Work 2007 Kansas City based American Century Investments made Fortune Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2007.
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    ^ South of 85th - North of 103rd - West of Holmes - East of State Line .

    ^ Residence Inn By Marriott Kansas City/Union Hill 2975 Main Street Kansas City, MO 64108 Nightly Rates (139.00 - 179.00)   2 Star .
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    .They are just north of the Country Club Plaza.^ Westport is packed with restaurants and bars that are open as late as 3AM. Country Club Plaza is another popular area for dining and shopping.
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    ^ Plaza Art Fair 816-753-0100 Outdoor gallery on the streets of the Country Club Plaza!
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    ^ We were all together at Houstons on the Country Club Plaza.
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    The Kemper Museum is slightly east. .The Nelson Atkins Museum is east and slightly south.
  • Kansas City Community Christian Church at 4601 Main, has a group of lights that shoot a beam straight up at night.^ Em Chamas Em Chamas Brazillian Grill (which translated means 'In Flames') is Kansas City's first churrascaria and brings over 14 cuts of meat straight from the grill to your table.
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    ^ In follow-up to Monday’s announcement and invitation, Zed Smith, the Managing Partner of the Power & Light District and Kansas City Live!, and Kevin Battle, its Chief Operating Officer, are pleased to announce that the following diverse group of leading Kansas City community groups and organizations have agreed to have representatives join the Dress Code Oversight Board for Kansas City Live!: .
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    ^ Waiting at a yellow light in Downtown Kansas City I took this shot, added some photo effects and did my best to avoid potholes.

    Frank Lloyd Wright designed the church. It is slightly south of and across the street from the American Century Investment Towers. .The Nelson Atkins is to the east and the Kemper Museum is to the north and slightly east.
  • Bartle Hall has a section that looks somewhat like a north-south suspension bridge crossing over I-670 at the southwest corner of the downtown loop.^ In downtown Kansas City there are skyscrapers and even a new convention center (it looks like a cross between a Mississippi River steamboat and the Brooklyn Bridge), but overall, expectations are modest and so are ambitions.
    • Money And School Performance: Lessons from the Kansas City Desegregation Experiment 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.cato.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ South of 85th - North of 103rd - West of Holmes - East of State Line .

    ^ Paugh also serves as the Lighting Design Specialist at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri where he resides.

    .It has four towers with metal sculptures on top of each tower.
  • One Kansas City Place is the tallest building in Kansas City (as well as Missouri).^ Kansas City really is a nice place to...
    • Kansas City, Missouri (MO) - Sperling's BestPlaces 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.bestplaces.net [Source type: News]

    ^ Map of hotels in Kansas City Missouri.
    • Kansas City Missouri Hotels and Attractions Map 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC hotelmapsusa.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Friesz’ studio is located at the Hobbs Building in Kansas City, Missouri.

    .The building walls are entirely black glass and the top has a red/white/blue light ring that can be seen at night.^ Not a trace, no black and white car or brightly dressed lights graced the streets around me.

    ^ Beige   Black   Blue   Brown   Clear   Gold   Grey   Multi   Pink   Red   Silver   White   Yellow .
    • Kansas City Chiefs Apparel, Kansas City Chiefs Jerseys, Chiefs Shop, Kansas City Chiefs Merchandise, Kansas City Chiefs Gear 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.fansedge.com [Source type: News]

    Located on 12th and Main in downtown, the office skyscraper serves many corporations, and will become the new home of Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L), the metro area's power source, in 2009.
  • Brookside refers to the Brookside residential neighborhood as well as the collection of shops between 63d and Meyer off Brookside Blvd.
  • Waldo refers to the Waldo Residential District in Kansas City, Missouri near 75th St. and Wornall Rd.
  • The Country Club Plaza (called "the Plaza" by locals) is an upscale shopping district built by the J.C. Nichols Co. in the 1920s.
  • 39th St. usually refers to the small section of West 39th St. between State Line Road and Southwest Trafficway. Often referred to as the "39th St. Corridor, " it has many restaurants, bars and shops, and is just across the state line from the University of Kansas Medical Center.
  • University of Kansas Hospital (KUMED) is the corporate name of the hospital on the KU Medical Center campus.
  • Benton Curve, a site of many accidents, is a curve on Interstate 70 where it crosses Benton Ave.
  • Three Trails Crossing is the new name for the former Grandview Triangle and is the intersection of three major highways: I-435, I-470, and US Highway 71 (Bruce R. Watkins Drive). Notorious for fatal accidents, as of February 2005, improvements and upgrades on the Triangle have mostly been completed.
  • Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd., named for former mayor and current Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, comprises recently renamed portions of 47th St. and Brush Creek Blvd.
  • 18th and Vine Historic District contains the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the American Jazz Museum.
  • The Library District is a recently defined district around the new Central Library at 14 West 10th Street
  • Strawberry Hill is a historical area in Kansas City, Kansas.
  • Hospital Hill is the area near 23rd and Holmes. It is home to Truman Medical Centers and Children's Mercy.
  • Argentine is a part of Kansas City, Kansas near 30th and Argentine.
  • The Crossroads Arts District is a Downtown neighborhood between the Central Business District and Union Station, centered around the intersection of 19th St. and Baltimore. .It contains dozens of art galleries and is considered by many to be the center of the arts culture in the metropolitan area.^ Her work has been shown recently at the Des Moines Art Center and the Hampshire College Art Gallery in Amherst, MA. .

    ^ Mühsam’s paintings have shown in Kansas City at the Arts Incubator Gallery (2004) and the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center (2001).

    ^ Recent exhibitions include a show at the R.G. Endres Gallery in Prairie Village, Kansas; and Art at the Center in Overland Park, Kansas.

    Local artists sponsor exhibits there on the first Friday of each month.
  • Quality Hill is an upscale residential and commercial neighborhood on top of a hill in downtown Kansas City, across the river from the Kansas City Downtown Airport|Charles B. Wheeler Airport.
  • Washington-Wheatley is an historically African American/black neighborhood southeast of the 18th and Vine District.

Bus service

.The Metro[14] bus is feasible within the urban core, where most of the tourist destinations are located.^ Briarcliff Village Briarcliff Village, located in the Northland is quickly becoming THE upscale shopping destination in the metro and it hasn't even opened yet.
  • About.com Kansas City, MO: Most Popular Articles 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC kansascity.about.com [Source type: General]

.The MAX (Metro Area eXpress) and #57 buses connect downtown, Crown Center, Westport, the Plaza, Brookside, and Waldo.^ Serves Crown Center/Midtown area.
  • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

^ The recent renovation of Union Station and the River Market, along with the addition of Science City and the ongoing popularity of Crown Center, has energized the area.
  • Travel Guide - Kansas City - Southwest Airlines 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC travel.southwest.com [Source type: General]

^ Westport is packed with restaurants and bars that are open as late as 3AM. Country Club Plaza is another popular area for dining and shopping.
  • Kansas City, Missouri Facts, Schools, Colleges, Weather, Zip Code, and More 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.citytowninfo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.There are other lines that can drop you fairly close to your door in KCMO as well as limited stops in outlying suburbs such as Kansas City, KS, Independence, Blue Springs, Lee's Summit, the Northland, etc.^ What do you think when you think of Kansas City?
  • Kansas City, Missouri (MO) profile: population, maps, real estate, averages, homes, statistics, relocation, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, moving, houses, sex offenders, news, sex offenders 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.city-data.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Armstrong Kansas City, KS 66101 .
  • Kansas City Metro Area Attorney Profiles - Kansas-City Metro Area Lawyers - Cornell LII Lawyer Directory 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC lawyers.law.cornell.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ To be continued...stay tuned for North Kansas City, Grandview, Independence, Lee's Summit, Blue Springs and downtown kc.

There is pretty good service to the casinos.
Standard fare is $1.50/trip with transfers available from the bus driver that expire two hours after issue. .Some lengthy and express routes may cost more.^ The final steps to reduce cost may be a bit hard for some to swallow, but hear me out before you decide.

^ These may be some of the more subtle changes.

You may purchase a One Day Pass on the bus. The Day Pass is good for local service only. It is issued at the farebox and expires at midnight. Upon boarding, request a Day Pass before depositing the $3 exact change into the farebox.
Most major routes use buses that are equipped with bike racks.
The JO
.If you are needing bus service in Johnson County, KS (Overland Park, Mission, Fairway, Leawood, Olathe, Lenexa, Westwood, Merriam, Shawnee) you can access "The JO" [15] bus service.^ Olathe (66061, 66082)-Overland Park (66210, 66213, 66221 ) Overland Park-Fairway-Merriam-Mission-Prairie Village/Mission Hills-Roeland Park-Westwood/Westwood Hills/Mission Woods Shawnee-Lenexa-Merriam .

^ (Blue Valley includes Leawood, south OP and parts of unincorporated JoCo while Shawnee Mission covers Prairie Village and the northeast corner of the county.

^ Olathe (66061, 66082)-Overland Park (66210, 66213, 66221) Overland Park-Fairway-Merriam-Mission-Prairie Village/Mission Hills-Roeland Park-Westwood/Westwood Hills/Mission Woods .

.It also has lines that run from downtown KCMO to Johnson County and vice versa.^ The border between Kansas City, Missouri, and Johnson County, Kansas, runs right down the middle of the metropolitan area.
  • Money And School Performance: Lessons from the Kansas City Desegregation Experiment 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.cato.org [Source type: Original source]

^ Like downtown, Johnson County is a hub for business, with several new office complexes, which have bolstered the area's economy.
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The stops are limited and far apart.
Service on "The JO" is limited mostly to morning rush hour, mid-day, and evening rush hour. .Fares are $1.25 for trips that begin and end in Johnson County, $1.75 for trips that go start or end in Downtown KCMO. Transfers are available.^ Johnson County officials want to siphon $750 million from taxpayers over the next 25 years, ostensibly for public safety needs.
  • Kansas City Suburbs | Midwest Voices 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC voices.kansascity.com [Source type: General]

^ Isn't that handy :) Let's start by defining Central Kansas City : We're not going to discuss downtown Kansas City or any suburbs of Kansas City in this article - we'll do those in another blog.

^ Like downtown, Johnson County is a hub for business, with several new office complexes, which have bolstered the area's economy.
  • Travel Guide - Kansas City - Southwest Airlines 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC travel.southwest.com [Source type: General]

Most buses are equipped with bike racks.

See

Downtown

.
  • Central Business District - Downtown Kansas City houses many beautiful art deco buildings as well as examples of mid-century design and modern glass towers.
  • Power and Light District - New development showcasing restaurants and rowdy bars/clubs.^ Kansas City news from the KC news blog.

    ^ Conveniently situated in the heart of downtown Kansas City's Power & Light Entertainment District adjacent to the Bartl...
    • Kansas City, MO, Missouri hotels 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.qwikcast.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Kansas City Chiefs updates, power and light district, National news, Kansas City restaurant reviews and more.

    .Also see the historic Main Street Theater (now a 6-plex) which is now the Flagship theater for AMC who has their HQ in Kansas City.^ Main Street, Suite 1000 Kansas City, MO 64112 .
    • Kansas City Metro Area Attorney Profiles - Kansas-City Metro Area Lawyers - Cornell LII Lawyer Directory 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC lawyers.law.cornell.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Main Street, Suite 2800 Kansas City, MO 64105 .
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    ^ Main Street, 9th Floor Kansas City, MO 64108 .
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    .The theater is said to be one of the most advanced theaters in the country complete with vibrating seats.
  • City Market - A neighborhood of lofts centered around a large farmer's market.^ Today, Kansas City has a population of around 450,000, with a strong economy and one of the most affordable housing markets in the country.
    • Kansas City, Missouri Facts, Schools, Colleges, Weather, Zip Code, and More 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.citytowninfo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The recent renovation of Union Station and the River Market, along with the addition of Science City and the ongoing popularity of Crown Center, has energized the area.
    • Travel Guide - Kansas City - Southwest Airlines 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC travel.southwest.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Complete directory of unique, artistic and locally owned florists and flower shops in and around the Kansas City Metro.
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    Best to visit on a weekend morning

18th and Vine Historic District

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  • American Jazz Museum, 1616 E 18th St, [16].^ In the 18th & Vine historic district, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the American Jazz Museum are housed in a new, 50,000-square-foot building.
    • Kansas City, Missouri Facts, Schools, Colleges, Weather, Zip Code, and More 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.citytowninfo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Sightseers wishing to step back in time can do so at the 18th & Vine District, the American Jazz Museum, the Black Archives of Mid-America or the Toy & Miniature Museum.
    • Travel Guide - Kansas City - Southwest Airlines 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC travel.southwest.com [Source type: General]

    T-Sa 9am–6pm, Su noon–6pm. .Adult $6.
  • Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, 1616 E 18th St, [17].^ In the 18th & Vine historic district, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the American Jazz Museum are housed in a new, 50,000-square-foot building.
    • Kansas City, Missouri Facts, Schools, Colleges, Weather, Zip Code, and More 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.citytowninfo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The American Jazz Museum pays tribute to America's top jazz musicians through interactive exhibits, and The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum recreates the look, feel and sounds of African American Baseball between the late 1800s and the 1960s.
    • Kansas City MO Hotels City Guide - Hotels Lodging Rooms in and near Kansas City MO 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC kansascity.onetravelsource.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Without question, The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is going broke and offers a horrible reminder that Kansas City's redevelopment schemes have failed to support themselves year after year.

    T-Sa 9am–6pm, Su noon–6pm. Adult $6.
Combination adult ticket for both museums $8, (save $4).

Union Station area

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  • Union Station, 30 West Pershing Rd, [18].^ Union Station--Suite 350, 30 W Pershing Rd Kansas City, MO 64108 .
    • Kansas City Metro Area Attorney Profiles - Kansas-City Metro Area Lawyers - Cornell LII Lawyer Directory 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC lawyers.law.cornell.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Has a visitor center, theatres, restaurants, shops, the Amtrak station and the following attractions.^ The area is packed with shopping centers, strip malls and restaurants, including Jazz, Chappell's Restaurant & Sports Museum, Smokehouse Barbecue North and Stroud's Restaurant.
    • Travel Guide - Kansas City - Southwest Airlines 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC travel.southwest.com [Source type: General]

    Also, the Nation's second largest train station with ceiling over 100 feet tall!
    • Science City [19], Gottleib Planetarium [20] and KC Rail Experience [21]. Ticket to all 3 is $8.95.
  • National World War I Museum and Liberty Memorial, 100 W. 26th St, [22]. Tu–Su 10am–5pm (4:15pm for the tower). Museum opened Dec 2006. The memorial is the world's first for World War I. Take an elevator to the observation deck at the top of the 200ft obelisk for spectacular views. Adult $8 museum, $4 tower elevator, $10 both.
  • Crown Center - Home of Hallmark Cards and the Hallmark Visitors Center and Museum.

Near the Plaza

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  • The Country Club Plaza - The nation's first shopping center, designed for the automobile.^ Westport is packed with restaurants and bars that are open as late as 3AM. Country Club Plaza is another popular area for dining and shopping.
    • Kansas City, Missouri Facts, Schools, Colleges, Weather, Zip Code, and More 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.citytowninfo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Hampton Inn & Suites Kansas City Country Club Plaza 4600 Summitt Kansas City, MO 64112 Nightly Rates: ( 179.00 - 179.00 ) The Hampton Inn - Suites Kansas City-Country Club Plaza hotel is in the heart of Kansas City Missouri*s world famous **Plaza** the shopping dining and entertain...
    • Kansas City, MO, Missouri hotels 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.qwikcast.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Includes hotel listings in or around the Country Club Plaza.
    • About.com Kansas City, MO: Most Popular Articles 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC kansascity.about.com [Source type: General]

    It offers high-end shops and restaurants in a quaint European atmosphere. .The architecture is modeled after Seville Spain and includes a replica of the Giralda Tower.
  • Visitor Center, 4709 Central, Phone: (800) 767-7700. M-Sa 10am–6pm, Su noon-5pm.
  • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 4525 Oak St, [23].^ Paugh also serves as the Lighting Design Specialist at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri where he resides.

    ^ Includes address, phone number and links to websites of metro fitness centers.
    • About.com Kansas City, MO: Most Popular Articles 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC kansascity.about.com [Source type: General]

    ^ This year’s artwork was selected by Shannon Fitzgerald, Curator at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis in Missouri.

    .Also has the Kansas City Sculpture Park.^ Strut with your mutt and let them enjoy the great outdoors leash-free in Kansas City at one of these leash-free dog parks.
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    ^ Description : This hotel is located just four miles south of Kansas City International Airport in the Executive Hills North Business Park.
    • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Park Kansas City, MO 64109-2532 .
    • Missouri School District Directory: Kansas City 33 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC dese.mo.gov [Source type: News]

    Tu–Th 10am–4pm, F 10am–9pm, Sa 10am–5pm, Su noon–5pm. Free. .A world class art collection housed in a beautiful 1930s building and a new, critically acclaimed modern wing by Steven Holl.
  • Toy and Miniature Museum Just off the UMKC campus 3 minute drive from the plaza
  • Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd, [24].^ In the 18th & Vine historic district, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the American Jazz Museum are housed in a new, 50,000-square-foot building.
    • Kansas City, Missouri Facts, Schools, Colleges, Weather, Zip Code, and More 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.citytowninfo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Webb’s work can be found in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; National Library of Australia, Canberra; and the National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh.

    ^ This year’s artwork was selected by Shannon Fitzgerald, Curator at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis in Missouri.

    Tu–Th 10am–4pm, F–Sa 10am–9pm, Su 11am–5pm. Free.
  • Community Christian Church, 4601 Main St, [25]. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and visible from the Plaza.

Other

.
  • First Fridays in the Crossroads Arts District, (gallery crawl between Downtown and Crown Center), [26].^ Free Friday Night Flicks Free Friday Night Flicks are back at Crown Center for a fourth season this summer.
    • About.com Kansas City, MO: Most Popular Articles 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC kansascity.about.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Her work has been shown recently at the Des Moines Art Center and the Hampshire College Art Gallery in Amherst, MA. .

    ^ Mühsam’s paintings have shown in Kansas City at the Arts Incubator Gallery (2004) and the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center (2001).

    .7PM-9PM on the first Friday of each month.^ First Fridays Kansas City Kansas City's First Friday-quickly becoming the thing to do in the Crossroad's District on the First Friday of every month.
    • About.com Kansas City, MO: Most Popular Articles 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC kansascity.about.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Here are all the openings, events and great things to do for First Friday this month.
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    .This area has been called the SoHo of the Midwest by the New York Times.^ Steve Jobs also demoed the iPad by showing his ease of navigation through today's New York Times.

    ^ Privacy Policy Our Story Write for About ©2010 About.com, a part of The New York Times Company .
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    ^ [New York Area: ] .
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    Many art galleries are open late on these Fridays, attracting a growing crowd of art enthusiasts. You can walk between galleries, or hop the free trolley. Summer months are typically the most busy and entertaining. Entry to most galleries is free. .Some charge for refreshments.
  • Swope Park Zoo
  • Ward Parkway - A tree-lined Boulevard, just south of the Country Club Plaza, that takes you past stately homes.^ For those who prefer remaining within the city, Swope Park (the country's second largest urban park at 1,769 acres) houses the Starlight Theatre, the Kansas City Zoo, two golf courses and a Braille trail.
    • Kansas City, Missouri Facts, Schools, Colleges, Weather, Zip Code, and More 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.citytowninfo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Country Club Plaza No other collection of boutiques and fashionable national stores, can be found in such elegant surroundings on such amenable terms.

    ^ Westport is packed with restaurants and bars that are open as late as 3AM. Country Club Plaza is another popular area for dining and shopping.
    • Kansas City, Missouri Facts, Schools, Colleges, Weather, Zip Code, and More 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.citytowninfo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .The houses are home of some of Kansas City's elite including the family that owns Russel Stover's Candies and the Applebee's family among others.^ Kansas City is home to some of the greatest destinations and attractions anywhere.
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    ^ Today, Kansas City has a population of around 450,000, with a strong economy and one of the most affordable housing markets in the country.
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    ^ Next door is 79,000-seat Arrowhead Stadium, home of the Chiefs as well as major league soccer's Kansas City Wizards.
    • Kansas City, Missouri Facts, Schools, Colleges, Weather, Zip Code, and More 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.citytowninfo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .The historic houses were built in many different styles, inspired by European architecture.
  • Harley-Davidson Final Assembly Plant, 11401 N Congress Ave (near the airport).^ Kansas City's Top Tours Lists complete information on Kansas City's Top Tours including Boulevard Brewery Tour, Roasterie Coffee Tour, Harley-Davidson Plant Tour, Shatto Milk Farm Tour and many more.
    • About.com Kansas City, MO: Most Popular Articles 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC kansascity.about.com [Source type: General]

    Free tours (approx. 1 hour) M-F 8AM-1PM. No cameras allowed.

Do

Sports

Major league sports

.
  • Kansas City Chiefs, One Arrowhead Dr. (I-70 to exit Blue Ridge/I-435 to exit #63B), +1 816-920-9400 (fax: +1 816-924-4570), [27].^ Also, as a Kansas City fan, I tell you to be sure and kick Larry Johnson's butt right off the team if you play the Chiefs.

    ^ Larry Johnson Pink Reebok NFL Girl's 7-16 Replica Kansas City Chiefs Youth Jersey Sale!
    • Kansas City Chiefs Apparel, Kansas City Chiefs Jerseys, Chiefs Shop, Kansas City Chiefs Merchandise, Kansas City Chiefs Gear 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.fansedge.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Head to one of these frightful spots in Kansas City this October.
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    .National Football League (NFL).  edit
  • Kansas City Royals, One Royal Way (I-70 to exit Blue Ridge/I-435 to exit #63B), +1 800-6ROYALS, [28].^ Larry Johnson Pink Reebok NFL Girl's 7-16 Replica Kansas City Chiefs Youth Jersey Sale!
    • Kansas City Chiefs Apparel, Kansas City Chiefs Jerseys, Chiefs Shop, Kansas City Chiefs Merchandise, Kansas City Chiefs Gear 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.fansedge.com [Source type: News]

    ^ Head to one of these frightful spots in Kansas City this October.
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    ^ Joe Montana Red Reebok NFL 1994 Throwback Premier Kansas City Chiefs Jersey $124.99 .
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    Major League Baseball (MLB).  edit
  • Kansas City Wizards (Wiz), 1800 Village W Pkwy., Kansas City, KS (I-435 to exit #13B/#14B, continue W to 110th St. and turn left), +1 913-387-3400 (, fax: +1 913-387-3401), [29]. Major League Soccer (MLS).  edit

Other sports and gaming

  • Ameristar Casino, 3200 N Ameristar Dr., +1 816-414-7000, [30]. 3,000 slot and video poker machines and 60 table games. Live poker room is among the largest in the area.  edit
  • Isle of Capri Casino, [31].  .'do', 'Kansas_City');return false;" title="click to edit Isle of Capri Casino">edit
  • Kansas City Brigade, [32].^ Description : The Hyatt Place Kansas City Airport is located approximately three miles from Kansas City International Airport and eight miles from Argosy Casino.
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    ^ Simone was found playing craps at Harrah’s North Kansas City Casino & Hotel.
    • The History of the Kansas City Family by Allan May 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.crimemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Description : La Quinta Inn Kansas City is located two miles from Harrah*s Casino and World*s of Fun/Ocean*s of Fun and approximately 18 miles from Kansas City International Airport.
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    (AFL has suspended play for the 2009 season). Arena Football League (AFL).  edit
  • Kansas City T-Bones, 1800 Village W Pkwy, Kansas City, KS (I-435 to exit #13B/#14B, continue W to 110th St. and turn left), [33]. Northern League baseball.  edit

Art

.
  • Plaza Art Fair.^ Plaza Art Fair The Plaza Art Fair is one of Kansas City's favorite fall traditons.
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    ^ Includes Plaza Art Fair info, history, food scoop and even where to park.
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     edit

Food

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  • American Royal BBQ Contest.^ American Royal BBQ The American Royal BBQ Contest is one of the biggest and best BBQ contests in the country.
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    .Largest such event in the world.  edit
  • Kansas City Hot and Spicy Festival (KC Hot Spicy Fest), [34].^ Kansas City news from the KC news blog.

    ^ To be continued...stay tuned for North Kansas City, Grandview, Independence, Lee's Summit, Blue Springs and downtown kc.

    ^ The Kansas City Artists Coalition is once again sponsoring Open Studios, the largest area art event held to benefit local artists.

    Cook-off's and contests. Live bands, beer available. 21+ as the night progresses.>  edit

Music

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  • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.^ Paugh also serves as the Lighting Design Specialist at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri where he resides.

    ^ She has shown throughout Kansas, most recently in The Museum Show at Project in Wichita and Conversations with Art and Sky at the Strecker-Nelson Gallery in Manhattan, where she is also represented.

    ^ Bloch Building The opening of the Bloch Building at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art marks a huge milestone for the Kansas City Art Community.
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  • Steamboat Arabia Museum.^ Paugh also serves as the Lighting Design Specialist at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri where he resides.

    ^ She has shown throughout Kansas, most recently in The Museum Show at Project in Wichita and Conversations with Art and Sky at the Strecker-Nelson Gallery in Manhattan, where she is also represented.

    ^ Bloch Building The opening of the Bloch Building at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art marks a huge milestone for the Kansas City Art Community.
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     edit
  • Downtown Library.  edit
  • Truman Library, Independence (25-min drive).  .'do', 'Kansas_City');return false;" title="click to edit Truman Library">edit
  • EMBARQ (Overland Park, KS)
  • Sprint (Overland Park, KS)
  • General Motors (Fairfax, KS)
  • Ford (Claycomo, MO)
  • Hallmark
  • Aquila
  • Yellow Roadway
  • Cerner Corporation
  • Federal Circuit Courts of the 8th district (MO) and of the 10th district (KS)
  • H&R Block
  • DST Systems
  • American Century
  • Garmin GPS
  • Quintiles
  • Kauffman Labs, now a subsidiary
  • SwissRE
  • BNSF (Argentine Yard)
  • Union Pacific
  • Country Club Plaza [35] Outdoor shopping center completed in the 1920s by J.C. Nichols.^ The Country Club Plaza is home to over 15 blocks of shopping, dining and entertainment.
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    ^ Description : In a quiet suburban setting near Overland Park, Courtyard Kansas City South is close to major corporations, local attractions and organizations - we*re your Bannister Federal Complex hotel.
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    ^ Just moments away from General Motors, Citigroup, and Ford, the hotel is also close to one of the Kansas City premier shopping, dining and entertainment districts, Zona Rosa.
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    .Upscale shops both nationally known and locally grown including Hall's Plaza Department Store, Burberry, Tumi, Standard Style Boutique, Tivol, Mark Shale.^ From quaint boutiques, department stores, and awesome shops, to discount outlets and vintage retailers, you'll find it all here.
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    Large flagship style stores exist for Banana Republic, Gap, and Barnes & Noble. Higher quality chain restaurants include Brio, Kona Grill, McCormick & Schmick's .
  • Oak Park Mall (suburban) [36] Largest indoor mall in the region includes Nordstrom, LUSH, Lacoste, XXI, Aldo and many others. .Recently completed construction of a multi-level, 35,000 square foot Barnes & Noble Booksellers.
  • Brookside Shops [37] local non-chain shops and non-chain restaurants.^ Complete directory of unique, artistic and locally owned florists and flower shops in and around the Kansas City Metro.
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    ^ Legends at Village West Wyandotte County's Village West has added the Legends--making it a 750,000 square foot shopping, dining and entertaining destination by the Kansas Speedway.
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    ^ This area is usually defined as Brookside and it is filled with great little shops, restaurants and neighborhood bars.

    .Grocery stores, bar, sandwiches.
  • 39th Street West [38] located roughly between State Line Road and Southwest Trafficway includes unique shops like Zebadee's RPM Records, Prospero's Books, Boomerang and many local restaurants.
  • Halls
  • Crown Center
  • Great Mall of the Great Plains (in Olathe, KS)
  • Zona Rosa
  • 119th Street (Suburban Kansas) The area east of the Sprint HQ is home to a number of shopping complexes like Town Center Plaza which includes shops like Vera Bradley, Bose, Janie and Jack, lucy, and Restoration Hardware.^ Serves Crown Center/Midtown area.
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    ^ Great Mall The Great Mall of the Great Plains--located in Olathe just a short drive South of downtown Kansas City.
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    ^ Looking for great bargins at Kansas City's Outlet Malls and Stores?
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    .The area is also home to two new centers: Leawood Park Place and One Nineteen.^ He soon opened two new saloons, each with gambling dens on the second floor, and placed Edward Findley, one of Kansas City’s most notorious gamblers, in charge of running them.
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    ^ Area children like to visit his home in order to play in a tree that is the only one in the area good for climbing.

    ^ Notify me about news, price trends, and tips Notify me when home buyers post questions in my area Log in .
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    .Park Place is a highly dense, mixed use suburban town center catering to local retailers such as The Learning Tree and Annabelle's while One Nineteen holds the region's only Crate & Barrel store with West Elm, Dean & Deluca, Z Gallerie, and many others coming soon.
  • Antiques: KC has many unique things you will not find on the coasts.^ That is, of course, assuming you can find one that will say they will come to get you and then actually show up within 2 hours.

    ^ Therefore, you should check with your wireless carrier to find out if the Mobile Application Services are available for your wireless Device, and what restrictions, if any, may be applicable to your use of such Mobile Application Services.
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    ^ You can recycle your tree many places in the Kansas City Metro.
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    .The best places to poke around are estate sales and whatnot in the outlying farm areas- they throw nothing away.^ They need somewhere to throw this money away.

    .If you are in town, check out the River Market Antique Mall for 4 stories of vendors selling something between trash and treasure.^ From champange and late check out to chocolate covered strawberries and carriage rides, you're sure to put the 'r' in romance this Valentine's Day.
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    ^ You should check with your carrier to find out what plans your carrier offers and how much the plans cost.
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    .The West Bottoms warehouses host antique and estate sale auctions on the weekends, look to the KC star for details.
  • Crossroads Arts District [39] Highly inspiring mix of shops ranging from apparel to home design.^ See local real estate trends, and compare your home to recently sold homes in Kansas City and to similar homes for sale in Kansas City, Missouri.
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    ^ Many of the laborers in the West Bottoms liked to gamble and Pendergast was looked upon as a friend.
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    ^ Trulia is a real estate search engine that helps you find homes for sale and make smarter real estate decisions in the process.
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    Shops are scattered throughout this gritty district of former warehouses and industrial spaces. .Black Bamboo, spool, Habitat, Phenom, Retro Inferno, Hudson Home and Peruvian Connection are just a few of the retail stores located in this area.^ Just a few links I'm thinking about for the afternoon: Retro comeuppance: A 35-year-old man has been charged with rape in connection with a 1993 attack.

    .The district is also one of the largest collections of art galleries and studios in the Midwest.^ The Kansas City Artists Coalition is once again sponsoring Open Studios, the largest area art event held to benefit local artists.

    ^ Joseph DiGiovanni and his older brother Peter, nicknamed "Sugarhouse Pete," were partners in the Midwest Distributing Company, one of the largest wholesale liquor firms in the city.
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    .Some of the most popular galleries include the Dolphin, Grand Arts, and Leedy-Voulkos Art Center.
  • The Legends [40].
  • CITY MARKET AREA: once called the River Market and before that the River Quay back when mobsters used to end up in trunks with bullet holes.^ By November 1974, the River Quay area was a thriving thoroughfare of almost 70 retail establishments including specialty shops, art galleries, restaurants, theatres, antique shops, and small boutiques.
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    ^ The Kansas City Artists Coalition is once again sponsoring Open Studios, the largest area art event held to benefit local artists.

    ^ In some metropolitan cities, take St. Louis, there is no general tailgating area.

    Like Times Square, they chased out the venerable old peep shows and dive bars. .Now the neighborhood hosts a farmer's market, live music during the summer from major acts, and the Steamboat Arabia Museum which hosts the largest collection of prewar silver in the world- recovered from a large paddlewheeler that went down in the 1830's.^ He said that Darnell stated, “How am I supposed to tell an artist to turn his music down.” He said that Darnell then went on stage and said something to Jeff.

    ^ During World War I the DiGiovanni gang was involved with James Balestrere in a black-market sugar operation.
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    ^ During the second Strawman trial, former Cleveland Family acting boss, now government witness, Angelo Lonardo testified.
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    .The River/City Market area also has the River Market Brewery as well as an across the htstreet club which changes names every few months whenever there is something infamous that happens outside or inside.^ There's something cool happening in the metro every day.
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    ^ By March of 2010, there should be a trolley system that runs between the River Market and Waldo.

    ^ In some metropolitan cities, take St. Louis, there is no general tailgating area.

    It is skybox now, but expect that to change.

Eat

Barbecue

."Who has the best barbecue in Kansas City?"^ About Kansas City, MO City Statistics > > Named after the Kansa Indians who settled along the Missouri River, Kansas City blends old and new, city and prairie.

^ An aggressive and well respected Kansas City criminal defense attorney will fight for you, and work personally to guarantee that you get the best outcome possible.

^ Contact a Kansas City criminal defense attorney now, to make certain that you get fair representation by a lawyer who knows the system and how it works.

is a question that causes much debate in Kansas City. .Although the debate is usually in good humor, be ready for a passionate explanation which may take some time (or a light-hearted argument if asked in front of more than one person).^ Get into the DeLorean with James Rolfe as he takes a ride back to 1955 for one of the greatest time...
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^ Each time I see and understand more than before.

^ We suggest that you take some of the following actions which may help to clean your computer and which could prevent future installations of Malware.
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Although the different restaurants each have their own unique flavors, they will usually have a sauce which is thicker and sweeter than offered in most other parts of the U.S.
.Kansas City is also home to a barbecue dish that is rarely found outside the area, called "Burnt Ends."^ You can locate Kansas City attractions, new homes, builders, remodelers, mortgage finance companies and new home developments with MLS home search of all homes for sale in the Kansas City Metro area.
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^ The Kansas City Artists Coalition is once again sponsoring Open Studios, the largest area art event held to benefit local artists.

^ He called David Helfrey, a former federal prosecutor from Kansas City now a lawyer in St. Louis.
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.These are the overcooked ends and edges of a brisket, which although dry and chewy, are amazingly smoky and full of flavor (much more flavorful than any other cut).^ Kansas City spent as much as $11,700 per pupil--more money per pupil, on a cost of living adjusted basis, than any other of the 280 largest districts in the country.
  • Money And School Performance: Lessons from the Kansas City Desegregation Experiment 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.cato.org [Source type: Original source]

^ It has more fountains and boulevards than any other city in the western hemisphere.
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^ In 1915, police arrested Joseph and more than a dozen other men for their participation in a Black Hand ring that was extorting money from Italian families and businessmen in the North End.
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.If you are feeling open-minded about your KC barbecue experience, they are definitely worth a try.^ They are trying to make them your neighbors and they are trying not to tell you about it.

^ It's about time, Kansas City refuses to prosecute or incarcerate criminals the logical outcome is they feel safe enough to venture into new territory....
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  • Arthur Bryant's, 1727 Brooklyn original location, [41]. .It has pictures on the wall of presidents and other famous people who have visited.^ He kept two offices and was at one or the other everyday to meet with people from all walks of life who cared to call.
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    The sandwich consists of a large pile of brisket and two pieces of butternut bread. One sandwich could feed three people. Ask for sauce for take-outs. Security guard in the parking lot at night.
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  • BB's Lawnside BBQ, 1205 E 85th St.. Live blues as well.  edit
  • Fiorella's Jack Stack Barbecue, 4 locations, [42]. Known for its hickory pit beans and cheesy corn bake.  edit
  • Gates, [43]. .When you walk in, you will immediately hear: "Hi, may I help you?"^ We suggest that you take some of the following actions which may help to clean your computer and which could prevent future installations of Malware.
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    ^ It is left up to the surviving family members to do this, and a qualified personal injury lawyer in Missouri will help you seek damages that may include: .

    ^ The final steps to reduce cost may be a bit hard for some to swallow, but hear me out before you decide.

    .So if you're eating in, grab a tray ASAP if you don't want to be yelled at.^ We don't want you and we don't need you.

    ^ In other words, don't go to Westport after dark - ever - especially if you're white.

    ^ If you kidnap, rape, intentionally maim, or kill someone, don't be surprised if the rest of us want to see you fry in the electric chair..

    Locals may prefer Gates or Bryant's (meaning Arthur Bryant's) sauce.
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  • Haywards, College Blvd. and Antioch, Overland Park, [44]. Great onion rings and the BBQ sauce is one of the most unique.  edit
  • LC's, 5800 Blue Pkwy. (head E on Ward Pkwy from the Plaza), [45]. .Though not much to look at, don't let the barred door and admittedly intimidating surroundings scare you off; specialties here include sandwiches that feed two and thick cut fries.  edit
  • Oklahoma Joe's, KC, KS, [46].^ The Kansas City Star - Job Finder - this site lets you enter search information based upon the kind of Kansas City job you are looking for.

    ^ This area includes Santa Fe Hills and the Ward Parkway "mall" - if you can call it a mall.

    ^ So here are a few tips: The Superstar mode in Madden is much easier to play if you create a player in the Madden Creation Zone before starting a new Superstar career.

    Situated in a gas station/liquor store. Walk around to the serving line and have some of the best ribs in KC. Also try the "Z-Man" sandwich. * Rosedale, (One block W of Rainbow on Southwest Blvd.).  edit  edit
  • Winslow's, (River Market). Ask the cook what's best. The burnt ends are really good.  edit
  • Chubby's, 3756 Broadway St.. Greasy spoon that attracts the after 3AM bar closing crowd.  edit
  • Town Topic, 2021 Broadway original location. 24 hours. Small diner with low prices.  edit
  • YJ's Snack Bar, 128 W 18th St.. M-W ?, Th-Sa 24 hours, Su ?. 6 tables, live music in a laid-back atmosphere. Attracts an artsy crowd from the surrounding Crossroads district.  edit
  • V's Restaurante.  edit
  • 801 Chophouse, (P and L District). Opened in 2008.  edit
  • American Restaurant.  edit
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  • Capital Grille, (Country Club Plaza).^ Country Club Bank, National Association: Kingswood Retirement Center Branch, Drive-In Facility, Downtown Branch, Plaza Branch, Bishop Spen.
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    ^ Description : The Sheraton Kansas City Suites is just steps away from the famous Country Club Plaza, and the Kansas City*s premier entertainment district.
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    ^ Serves Westport/Country Club Plaza area.
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  • Em Chamas Brazilian Steakhouse, 6101 NW 63rd Ter., +1 816 505-7100, [47].  edit
  • The Golden Ox, (West Bottoms near Royal Kemper Arena). Classic steakhouse.  edit
  • The Hereford House, various locations (original at 20th and Main in Crossroads Art District. (downtown location had an arson attack on 20 Oct, 2008 and is temporarily closed).  edit
  • Savoy Grill, (downtown across from Quality Hill).  edit
  • Skies, (Crown Center). On top of a hotel.  edit
  • Little Chef. First export from the UK roadside Kwality Koozine Specialists.  edit
  • Stroud's. Fried chicken.  edit

Drink

.There is a popular brewery in KC by the name of Boulevard whose beers are available on tap at many different bars and restaurants throughout town.^ There was NO significant difference in the turbulence when compared to other large jets, despite many posts that there was more turbulence.

^ Fred Bonadonna was named president of the River Quay Bar and Restaurant Association and vice president of the Market Area Businessmen’s Association, a group of civic and business leaders in the River Quay neighborhood.
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Live Music Venues: Uptown Theatre (Midtown, on Broadway and Valentine) hosts lots of up and coming acts and many timeless performers play here because it is so famous. Beaumont Club is a soulless Westport C&W club that hosts live music but has acoustics' issues and a mechanical bull. .The Grand Emporium used to be one of the best blues clubs but after being bought by the owners of the Beaumont they changed it considerably, including the name to Tao.^ Once we post them on the Site, these changes become effective immediately and if you use the Site after they become effective it will signify your agreement to be bound by the changes.
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^ Ironically, the apartment building was being used by the FBI to safe keep Agent Joe Lackey, one of the wounded survivors of the Union Station shooting.
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^ When the authorities launched a cleanup campaign in January 1939 they were surprised to find out that Carollo was the secret owner of the club.
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  • 12 Baltimore, 12th St and Baltimore (attached to the upscale Hotel Phillips).  edit
  • Angel's Rock Bar.  edit
  • Azul. Brazillian-style food and ultra-hip lounge atmosphere.  edit
  • Bice Italian Bistro.  edit
  • Crosstown Station, (S of the Sprint Center Arena next to KC Star Bldg. on McGee St.). New indoor live music venue and bar. Voted Best Lights, Sound and Stage.  edit
  • The Drum Room. Historic jazz and blues location.  edit
  • Flying Saucer Draught Emporium.  edit
  • Knucklehead's, 2715 Rochester St., 816-483-1456, [48]. Wed - Sun. .Also known for the wide variety of music they bring to Kansas City like Country, Blues, Rockabilly.^ The newly renovated Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza hotel puts you in the heart of Kansas City, where you'll enjoy excellent service that exemplifies Marriott.
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    ^ With Kansas City being a wide-open town there were tremendous profits to be earned.
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    ^ Description : The Sheraton Kansas City Suites is just steps away from the famous Country Club Plaza, and the Kansas City*s premier entertainment district.
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    Roots, Singer/songwriters and Zydeco. .For bookings, hotel reservations, free shuttle service, hours, call 816-483-1456 club / 816-483-6407 office  edit
    Howl at the Moon Dueling Piano Bar
  • John's Deck.^ InterContinental Kansas City Hotels - InterContinental Hotel Reservations Kansas City, MO Email of Priority Club #: PIN#: Don't remember me Forgot/Need PIN#?

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  • Kansas City Live!.^ More > > Ernie Biggs Dueling Piano Bar 4115 Mill, Kansas City Westport ups its live entertainment quotient with the addition of Ernie Biggs Rock ’n’...
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    ^ According to our research there were 275 registered sex offenders living in Kansas City, Missouri in May 2009.
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    ^ Toh lives in Kansas City, MO. LORRIE BOYDSTON – KENDRA BULGRIN (UNDERGROUND) .

    Open-air live music and entertainment venue, open-container allowed. .Surrounded by the Power & Light District's various bars and eateries.  edit
  • McFadden's Sports Saloon.^ McFadden's Sports Saloon .
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  • The Peanut.  edit
  • The Phoenix.  edit
  • The Quaff, 1010 Broadway. Large, very popular bar with scantily-clad waitresses and tough guy bartenders. Frequented mostly by the post-college crowd.  edit
  • Raglan Road. .Owners want it to be the closest thing to an actual Irish pub as you can get in America, including food and actual hardware taken from existing bars in Ireland.^ On the other hand, if you want to go through the legal process to become a United States citizen, learn the language, and actually speak it, then you are welcome.

    ^ If you want to speak Spanish, eat Mexican food, drink Cerveza's , not pay your taxes, and not learn our language then go back to where you came from.

    Only other location is in Walt Disney World.
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  • Tengo Sed Cantina.  .'drink', 'Kansas_City');return false;" title="click to edit Tengo Sed Cantina">edit
  • Willie's.^ Tengo Sed Cantina .
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    Small sports bar with a largely post-college crowd. .A franchise out of Columbia, MO; a great place to go to see University of Missouri games.  edit
  • Zebra Room, (in Hotel Aladdin).^ Hopefully these tips help, as Madden 2010 is a really great game once you figure out how to play it.

    ^ Great InterContinental Hotels in Kansas City, MO InterContinental Hotel KANSAS CITY AT THE PLAZA Downtown KANSAS CITY - 1.0 MI /  KM Other Hotel Brand City Guides InterContinental Kansas City .

    Newly remodeled; has a swanky zebra-skin theme. Great food and a martini lounge on the mezzanine level.  edit
  • The Brooksider.  edit
  • Carmen's Cafe.  edit
  • Charlie Hooper's.  edit
  • Fred P Ott's.  edit
  • The Granfalloon.  edit
  • Tomfooleries.  edit
  • Balanca's Pyro Room.  edit
  • Bulldog, 17th and Main Sts.. Cocktails and fine eats served in nice atmosphere.  edit
  • The Cashew, 20th and Grand. Open air cafe feel to this two-story bar. In the summer months, the windows are raised up (think: "garage door") and both stories gain a relaxing breeze and a nice view of the city. Occasionally has live music, popular stop during First Fridays.  edit
  • Danny's Big Easy, 16th and Main Sts..  .'drink', 'Kansas_City');return false;" title="click to edit Danny's Big Easy">edit
  • Grinders, 18th and Locust (3blocks E of Grand St.).^ Blondie Tuesday, August 18th Crossroads at Grinders, 417 E 18th St., Kansas City, Mo.

    Eclectic beer selection and authentic Philly Cheeseteak sandwiches.  edit
  • Davey's Uptown Rambler's Club.  .'drink', 'Kansas_City');return false;" title="click to edit Davey's Uptown Rambler's Club">edit
  • The Empire Room.^ Davey's Uptown Ramblers Club .
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  • The Grothaus+Pearl Gallery, [49].  edit
  • The Hangout.  edit
  • The Lava Room.  edit
  • The Newsroom.  edit
  • The Velvet Dog.  edit
  • Knucklehead's, 2715 Rochester St..  edit
  • The Cup and Saucer.  edit
  • Harry's Country Club.  edit
  • 75th Street Brewery.  edit
  • Bobby Baker's Lounge.  .'drink', 'Kansas_City');return false;" title="click to edit Bobby Baker's Lounge">edit
  • Fin's Waldo Bar.^ Bobby Baker's Lounge .
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  • Tanner's Waldo.  edit
  • America's Pub.  edit
  • Buzzard Beach.  edit
  • Dave's Stagecoach Inn.  .'drink', 'Kansas_City');return false;" title="click to edit Dave's Stagecoach Inn">edit
  • Karma.^ Dave's Stagecoach Inn .
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  • Harry's Bar and Tables.  edit
  • McCoy's Public House.  edit
  • Westport Flea Market.  .'drink', 'Kansas_City');return false;" title="click to edit Westport Flea Market">edit
  • Korruption.^ Westport Flea Market .
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  • Microtel Inn and Suites Kansas City International Airport, 11831 NW Plaza Cir., +1 816-270-120, [51].^ This area contains the Plaza, which has made Kansas City famous for it's lush fountains and top shelf shopping and dining.

    ^ Posted by KansasCityNews at 3:48 PM 0 comments Labels: kansas city news , kc news blog , plaza apartment death .

    ^ FBI agents executed a search warrant at the Kansas City International Airport and arrested a courier carrying $80,000 in skim money.
    • The History of the Kansas City Family by Allan May 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.crimemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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  • Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City, 3200 N Ameristar Dr., +1 816-414-7000, [52].^ Simone was found playing craps at Harrah’s North Kansas City Casino & Hotel.
    • The History of the Kansas City Family by Allan May 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.crimemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Kansas City, MO 93.2 °F Clear at 15:20 CDT (Click for forecast) .
    • Kansas City, Missouri Tiempo : Weather Underground 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC espanol.wunderground.com [Source type: Reference]

    ^ Read their travel tips for Kansas City hotels !
    • Kansas City, Missouri Tiempo : Weather Underground 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC espanol.wunderground.com [Source type: Reference]

    .Refurbished lobby, 184 rooms all with king or 2 queen size beds.  edit
  • AmeriSuites Kansas City/Airport, 7600 NW 97th Ter., +1 816-891-0871, [53].^ Super 8 Kansas City/kci Airport .
    • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112 Summary : 5 AAA, 11 floors, 366 rooms.
    • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

    ^ NW 83rd Street, Kansas City, MO 64153 Summary : 3 AAA Diamonds, 82 rooms.
    • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

    .2 mi S of MCI Airport and 12 mi N of downtown.  edit
  • Embassy Suites Kansas City International Airport, [54].^ Super 8 Kansas City/kci Airport .
    • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Description : This Super 8 is located approximately six miles from Kansas City International Airport and 12 miles from downtown Kansas City.
    • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Description : This property is approximately four miles from Kansas City International Airport and 12 miles from downtown Kansas City.
    • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

    4 mi from MCI Airport, 1 mi from Zona Rosa.   edit
  • Southmoreland on the Plaza, 116 E 48th St., [55]. .B and B.  edit
  • Courtyard Kansas City Country Club Plaza (Historic Courtyard Marriott Plaza), 4600 JC Nichols Pkwy, [56].^ NW Plaza Circle, Kansas City, MO 64153-2024 Summary : 43 rooms.
    • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Fairfield Inn by Marriott Kansas City Downtown - Union Hill .
    • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Description : The Sheraton Kansas City Suites is just steps away from the famous Country Club Plaza, and the Kansas City*s premier entertainment district.
    • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

    In the heart of the Plaza. .The hotel has free wifi, complimentary parking, refrigerators and microwaves in every room and bar.  edit
  • The Hilton President Hotel, (sign reads 'President' in Power and Light District).^ Kansas City new year's eve parties that we know of so far will be: The Power and Light District Presented by Kansas City Bands - there will be two bands on New Year's Eve at The Power and Light District - Retroactive and Pomeroy .

    ^ On Saturday, June 8, 2009, a concert performance in the “Living Room” of the Power & Light District by DJ Jazzy Jeff was cut short when Jeff refused to continue the performance.

    ^ There used to be a lot of gays in Westport but most of them are making their way downtown towards the Power and Light District condos.

     edit
  • Hotel Phillips, 106 W 12th St., [57]. Renewed through a $20 million restoration project, a luxury boutique hotel. First opened in 1931, the hotel is on the National Registry of Historic Places, cited as a classic example of Art Deco architecture. .Walnut paneling and marble floors.  edit
  • Hyatt Regency Crown Center, [58].^ Description : Connected by elevated walkway to Crown Center, an office and shopping complex, the newly renovated Hyatt Regency is convenient to downtown Kansas City.
    • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Hyatt Regency Crown Center .
    • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

    .Newly renovated, connected to the Crown Center office and shopping complex.  edit
  • InterContinental Kansas City at The Plaza, 401 Ward Pkwy, [59].^ Description : Connected by elevated walkway to Crown Center, an office and shopping complex, the newly renovated Hyatt Regency is convenient to downtown Kansas City.
    • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64112 Summary : 5 AAA, 11 floors, 366 rooms.
    • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

    ^ NW Plaza Circle, Kansas City, MO 64153-2024 Summary : 43 rooms.
    • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

    .366 luxury-class guest rooms and suites.  edit
  • The Marriott Hotel, 12th and Wyandotte (Convention District).^ Enjoy the best of both worlds at this Marriott hotel in south Kansas City Missouri, with easy access to the convention center, golf and scenic jogging trails.
    • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Class size is a mere 16 students per room, half that of many larger districts.
    • Money And School Performance: Lessons from the Kansas City Desegregation Experiment 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.cato.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Description : The 217-room Hotel Phillips is a historical landmark located in the heart of downtown Kansas City, two blocks from the Convention Center.
    • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

    22-floor hotel that connects to the historic Muehlebach Hotel.Most recognizable at night, when the front of the hotel shows a light display from dusk-11PM.  edit
  • The Raphael Hotel, 325 Ward Pkwy, [60]. An historic landmark in the Plaza, upscale boutique hotel with amenities for business, leisure and heritage travelers.  edit
  • The Westin Crown Center, 1 E Pershing Rd., +1 816-474-4400, [61]. Located within Hallmark's Crown Center, an 85-acre complex of shops, restaurants and theaters.  edit
  • Kansas City Convention & Visitor's Bureau, [62]
  • Missouri Division of Tourism, [63]

Stay safe

.Like most major cities, the tourist and business areas of Kansas City (downtown and the Country Club Plaza) are generally safe day and night, but it is always best to beware of your surroundings.^ In downtown Kansas City there are skyscrapers and even a new convention center (it looks like a cross between a Mississippi River steamboat and the Brooklyn Bridge), but overall, expectations are modest and so are ambitions.
  • Money And School Performance: Lessons from the Kansas City Desegregation Experiment 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.cato.org [Source type: Original source]

^ To be continued...stay tuned for North Kansas City, Grandview, Independence, Lee's Summit, Blue Springs and downtown kc.

^ Meanwhile, urban renewal projects had begun in the 12 th Street section of Kansas City, an area of cheap hotels, strip joints and street prostitution that had once been home to the best jazz clubs in the United States, featuring Charlie Parker and Count Basie.
  • The History of the Kansas City Family by Allan May 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.crimemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It's also best to be especially cautious during the evenings and night around the Power & Light District, where there has been an increase in crimes lately.^ It is because there is an increase in crime in the area.

^ Kansas City new year's eve parties that we know of so far will be: The Power and Light District Presented by Kansas City Bands - there will be two bands on New Year's Eve at The Power and Light District - Retroactive and Pomeroy .

^ On Saturday, June 8, 2009, a concert performance in the “Living Room” of the Power & Light District by DJ Jazzy Jeff was cut short when Jeff refused to continue the performance.

Most violent crime happens during the late nighttime hours. ."Inner city" neighborhoods east and southeast of the downtown-midtown-plaza areas are experiencing an increase in violent crime.^ It is because there is an increase in crime in the area.

^ Description : This property is located a block from Country Club Plaza, approximately four miles from downtown Kansas City, and 23 miles from Kansas City International Airport.
  • Kansas City, MO Hotels - Missouri's Lowest Hotel Rates 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.usahotelguide.com [Source type: General]

^ Later, in the 1960s, the Cammisano brothers operated a tavern that catered to gambling and prostitution in the downtown area of the city.
  • The History of the Kansas City Family by Allan May 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.crimemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

These areas offer little for visitors and are best avoided.
.Kansas City is in Tornado Alley, so make sure you check the local weather forecasts and make sure you understand what to do during a tornado.^ What do you think when you think of Kansas City?
  • Kansas City, Missouri (MO) profile: population, maps, real estate, averages, homes, statistics, relocation, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, moving, houses, sex offenders, news, sex offenders 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.city-data.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Current weather forecast for Kansas City, MO Jackson County .
  • Kansas City, Missouri (MO) profile: population, maps, real estate, averages, homes, statistics, relocation, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, moving, houses, sex offenders, news, sex offenders 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.city-data.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Air quality Forecast for Kansas City .
  • Kansas City, Missouri (64101) Conditions & Forecast : Weather Underground 17 September 2009 10:16 UTC www.wunderground.com [Source type: Reference]

Get out

.Kansas City is one of those places where hidden in darker corners, you will find the gems, the places to visit and go.^ What do you think when you think of Kansas City?
  • Kansas City, Missouri (MO) profile: population, maps, real estate, averages, homes, statistics, relocation, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, moving, houses, sex offenders, news, sex offenders 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.city-data.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Find all Kansas City hotels .
  • Kansas City Hotels: Area information and hotels in Kansas City from Marriott 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.marriott.com [Source type: General]

^ Also, as a Kansas City fan, I tell you to be sure and kick Larry Johnson's butt right off the team if you play the Chiefs.

.Rarely do things jump out at you and say: come visit this attraction, food, shopping, or historical establishment.^ That is, of course, assuming you can find one that will say they will come to get you and then actually show up within 2 hours.

Pick up a Pitch Weekly for nightlife information. .If you want to relax and enjoy a walk, check out Loose Park just south of the Country Club Plaza.^ You want to eat, you have to earn it through hard labor out in the bean fields and orchards.

^ This country is based on freedom, and that means freedom for everyone -- not just you!

^ I was begininng to think that I needed a PDA just to keep the parking schedule straight...but wait...alas...a parking garage...I can park on the roof if I am a plaza employee but only in the main garage if I am a plaza customer.

During the spring and fall, it's one of the most beautiful places to stroll. .When you are done there are plenty of other beautiful and majestic cities in this region like Omaha, Chicago, Saint Louis, Independence, Lee's Summit, and Des Moines.^ While Pendergast and Lazia were in control of the politicians, the prostitution, and the gambling going on in the city, there were other Mafia factions at work in Kansas City.
  • The History of the Kansas City Family by Allan May 3 February 2010 16:18 UTC www.crimemagazine.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Routes through Kansas City
Des MoinesKearney  N noframe S  Kansas City, KSWichita
TopekaKansas City, KS  W noframe E  IndependenceColumbia
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  1. A large city straddling the border between Kansas and Missouri, USA.

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Kansas City is the name of two cities in the United States of America.


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