The Ultimate A to Z Alphabet Book of KC

A is for … American Royal

amercianroyalkctv5

kctv5.com

As in, “I thought I had stumbled upon heaven last weekend, but it turns out I was just at the American Royal.”

B is for … Bottomless mimosas

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yelp.com

As in, “I could rake leaves on Saturday morning … OR I could go to Louie’s Wine Dive and see just how bottomless those mimosas really are.”

C is for … Crown Town

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cbssports.com

As in, “Welcome to Crown Town, USA, home of the WORLD CHAMPION Kansas City Royals.” #NeverGetsOld

 

D is for … Deafening

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foxsports.com

As in, “Our deafening sports fans don’t just watch games, they break Guinness World records because they’re the loudest. Fans. Ever.”

E is for … Eric Stonestreet

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digitalspy.co.uk

As in, “Watching Eric Stonestreet blast Jimmy Kimmel with a paintball gun was almost as entertaining as watching our baseball team completely destroy his.”

F is for … First Fridays food trucks

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kccrossroads.org

As in, “Devouring tacos at the First Fridays food trucks counts as consuming art, right?”

G is for … the Guild’s chandelier

theguildkccom

theguildkc.com

As in, “The Guild’s chandelier is nice and all, but I wish they would’ve made it more grand.”

 

H is for … Hotel Phillips

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hotelphillips.com

As in, “I don’t always feel like Gatsby, but when I do, I’m usually staying at the Hotel Phillips.”

I is for … Ice Skating at Crown Center

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crowncenter.com

As in, “I’ve never ice skated before in my life, but it’s the holidays, so what’s a few broken bones?”

J is for … JoCo Gateway

jocogatewaycom

jocogateway.com

As in, “One day the JoCo Gateway will make life so much easier. But until then, [explectives deleted]!!!”

K is for … The Kick Comedy Theater

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Facebook

As in, “The only thing funnier than last night’s show at The Kick was watching my boyfriend bark like a seal from laughing so hard.”

L is for … Lights

Lights collage

blog.realsatisfied.com, blog.ericbowersphoto.com

As in, “I’m so grateful for the beautiful Kansas City lights … and for not having to pay the tab on that electric bill.”

M is for … Monarchs

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fitforherlife.com

As in, “Long before the Royals took the crown, the Monarchs were the original kings of Kansas City baseball.”

 

N is for … Neapolitan pizza

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nrn.com

As in, “KC may be a barbecue town, but Neapolitan pizza places are popping up faster than you can say ‘Sopressata salami and calabrian peppers’ — and we’re not complaining.”

 

O is for … Oak Park Mall

thenewoakparkmallcom

thenewoakparkmall.com

As in, “You thought that Royals victory parade was nuts? Try going to Oak Park Mall the day before Christmas and then we’ll talk.”

P is for … Peanut wings

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kansastravel.org

As in, “That song, ‘I can’t feel my face when I’m with you, but I love it‘ is definitely an ode to the Peanut’s  awesomely messy, fire-hot buffalo wings.”

Q is for … Q39

visitkccom

visitkc.com

As in, “Whoever came up with Q39’s menu deserves a lifetime key to this city. Like, for real.”

 

R is for … Rex Hudler

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Twitter

As in, “Rex Hudler is like my crazy uncle … I have no clue what he’s talking about, but I still love him.”

 

S is for … Shatto Milk Company

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Pinterest

As in, “If you’re in the mood for good bone density and eating cereal like a fancy pants, then you’re gonna love Shatto Milk Company.”

 

T is for … T-Rex

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discoverypub.com

As in, “Someone should really tell that T-Rex at the Prairiefire Museum to eat something — he’s all bones!”

 

U is for Union Station

nscaacom

As in, “Union Station seems like a good place to throw a party, but I hope it’s big enough.”

 

V is for … Verruckt water slide

travelchannelcom

travelchannel.com

As in, “I have no idea what Verruckt means, but I’m guessing it’s German for ‘YOU DIE NOW.'”

W is for … Wheat Beer

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Mazuma Photography

As in, “Nom nom nom Boulevard Wheat nom nom nom Kansas City om nom.”

X is for … railroad Xing

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ualrpublicradio.org

As in, “I totally would’ve made it to your downtown wedding, but I got stuck behind that random railroad Xing for like 30 minutes and by the time it passed I was like, eh whatever, I’m tired.”

 

Y is for … Yost

pressheraldcom

pressherald.com

As in, “Ned Yost won the World Series. I still can’t believe I’m typing this sentence.”

 

Z is for … Zusi

MLS: New York Red Bulls at Sporting KC

sbisoccer.com

As in, “I tried pulling off Graham Zusi’s man bun, but I ended up looking like a hairier version of Princess Leia.”

 

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