A Quick Guide to the Best Lies from your High School Graduation Speech
May28

A Quick Guide to the Best Lies from your High School Graduation Speech

For graduates from Shawnee Mission West to Lee’s Summit East, from Blue Valley to Park Hill, we present a guide to the reality behind the beautiful lines from the graduation speeches you’re stuck sitting through during your final moments of waiting for your diploma. Congratulations!...

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15 Kansas City Places We Wish Still Existed
May21

15 Kansas City Places We Wish Still Existed

1.) Discovery Zone The children’s wonderland featured gigantic ball pits, winding slides and elaborate indoor mazes. Then home video game systems took over, causing a whole generation of 90s kids to have no idea what the word “exercise” meant.   2.) Metcalf South Shopping Center Parents spent their afternoons browsing the shops while the kids threw pennies into the extravagant indoor wishing fountains....

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5 Theories on Why Nelly and New Kids on the Block are Touring Together
May18

5 Theories on Why Nelly and New Kids on the Block are Touring Together

For those who are big fans of unusual couplings — like football and brie or a porterhouse and chardonnay — you’re gonna love this: Hip hop artist Nelly will be performing with ’90s boy band New Kids on the Block at Sprint Center on May 19. Here are five theories on how this awkward arrangement went down:   1. Nelly lost a bet. Nelly’s friend: All right, you make this shot, we’re even. You miss,...

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An Open Letter to Michael Bay on Behalf of Kansas City
May14

An Open Letter to Michael Bay on Behalf of Kansas City

Dear Michael Bay, We like you. We like your films. They have style, swagger, and explosions. So many explosions. Of course, by the end of the film, some major American city has been reduced to rubble. That’s part of the fun. But it’s always New York, LA, DC, San Francisco, Chicago. We’re pretty sure we’ve seen the Golden Gate Bridge blow up over 9,000 times by now. And let’s not even get into the beating...

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5 Awesome Ideas For Restoring Kemper Arena
May11

5 Awesome Ideas For Restoring Kemper Arena

The American Royal recently announced it’s ditching Kemper Arena for the Truman Sports Complex, leaving the future of one of Kansas City’s most memorable landmarks in doubt. KC officials are putting out feelers to the public on what to do with the arena. If none of the proposals spark their interest, there’s a chance the arena could get torn down. Welp, heads up KC officials — we’ve got five awesome ideas...

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