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Grape Attraction: Aubrey Vineyards

December 01, 2016

There's no better feeling than uncorking a bottle of wine at the end of a day, sipping a big Cabarne...

Visit: Prairiefire

October 04, 2016

More than a shopping district, Prairiefire is an immersive experience that combines retail, restaura...

Crossroads of Johnson County: Hawthorne Plaza

August 18, 2016

The corner of 119th and Roe is a treasure trove of dining and shopping - sometimes called the Crossr...

Where to Eat: A Foodie Travel Guide

June 20, 2016

There's no shame in skipping dinner to go straight to dessert, especially if said dessert is a tempt...

Dog Friendly in Overland Park

May 19, 2016

We all know dogs are our four-legged family members, so bring them along for the next family road tr...

Overland Park Finds: Family-Friendly

April 26, 2016

For this week's destination picks, family fun is the focus at The American Girl Store® in Oak Park M...

Regional Sites Tell U.S. Civil Rights Stories

February 15, 2016

Kansas and Missouri are in the center of the country – where East meets West and North meets South. ...

World-Renowned Art Scene in Kansas City

September 14, 2015

Overland Park’s Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, the Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum an...

A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes: A Night with American Girl at Starlight

July 21, 2015

My daughter, Elyse, turns six next month and has had her eye on the Doll of the Year, Grace Thomas, ...

5 Tips for a Spectacular Experience at Star Spangled Spectacular

June 30, 2015

The Star Spangled Spectacular in the Corporate Woods section of Overland Park is the region’s larges...

A concert at the Museum?

March 23, 2015

"A concert at the museum?" I was asked that question a lot before I went to the 99.7 The Point "Get ...

5 Ways to Maximize Your Fun at the Overland Park Fall Festival

September 19, 2014

s there a better time of year than the last weekend of September? It truly feels like a kick off to ...

Where do you go for a golfer who has been everywhere?

September 17, 2013

Of all the cities and suburbs in Kansas and Missouri, Kansas City sports the greatest number and var...

Discover Downtown Overland Park

November 10, 2016

Downtown Overland Park is an eclectic shopping district full of personality, multi-cultural restaura...

Visit: Oak Park Mall

September 12, 2016

A super-regional shopping destination, Oak Park Mall features 185 stores, including favorites such a...

Visit: Downtown Overland Park

July 28, 2016

Downtown Overland Park has undergone quite the transformation since its days in the early 1900s as a...

Girlfriend Getaway

June 10, 2016

Start your ladies-only retreat with primping and pampering at Primp and Blow in Prairiefire. The blo...

Overland Park Finds: Districts

May 17, 2016

This week's topic for our 10 must-see destinations is all about Overland Park Districts: Prairiefire...

Coffee Break: Create Your Perfect Blend

April 18, 2016

This eclectic hidden gem is just across the railroad tracks in downtown Lenexa. Once inside, th...

Insider Picks for Valentine's Day

February 09, 2016

It’s February and love is in the air! Here are some in inside picks for a great Valentine's Day date...

Topgolf is FORE Everyone

August 28, 2015

Golf has just become ridiculously fun for all—the serious player and the total novice like me. Topgo...

Deanna Rose Cheat Sheet: Insider Tips for Fun at the Children's Farmstead

July 14, 2015

Here are a few insider tips to make the most of your day at the Farmstead....

Insider Tips for Jazz in the Woods

May 22, 2015

Jazz in the Woods is like having a picnic with 25,000 of your closest friends. Close your eyes and p...

The Royal Treatment for Your Precious "American Girl"

December 18, 2014

The American Girl at the Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball and the Nutcracker event is an unbelievabl...

Perfect Place to Happy Hour

August 22, 2014

Looking for the perfect place for Happy Hour? Here are a few of our favorites and why we love them....

The Ultimate American Girl Adventure

November 03, 2016

The American Girl store inside Oak Park Mall is a little girl's dream! From the moment she walks in...

10 Things To Do In Overland Park This Fall

August 29, 2016

In Overland Park, fall turns the city into a beautiful new color palette. The trees turn to hues of ...

Brewmaster for a Day

July 19, 2016

IPA. Lager. Stout. Whichever brew you prefer, the best kind is the one you make - that's right! ...

Local Makers: KC Style

May 29, 2016

Made in KC, Prairiefire 5501 W. 135th St., #2320, Overland Park madeinkc.co Traveling around to...

Overland Park Finds: Adventure

May 10, 2016

We've picked 10 must-see destinations in Overland Park and will be highlighting them based on intere...

Overland Park Finds: Art

April 14, 2016

Overland Park combines big city amenities with small-town charm, cosmopolitan scenery with rural esc...

KC Beer Scene

December 28, 2015

Kansas City is hopped up with microbreweries, brewpubs and gastropubs throughout its unique district...

Eating A to Z in OP

August 04, 2015

Recently, I was challenged by a co-worker to come up with a restaurant in Overland Park that begins ...

5 Days of Frugal Family Fun in Overland Park

July 10, 2015

Saving money is always a bonus when exploring a new place. Here's a week worth of frugal family fun ...

Pita Pit: A New Take on the Sandwich Shop

April 20, 2015

Last week, my coworker and I decided to try one of the newest restaurants in Overland Park – Pita Pi...

A Day at the Ballet with American Girl

October 21, 2014

My daughter loves American Girl! We have visited the store many times. We have bought their dolls an...

A Chocolate Obsession

July 07, 2014

Truffles, creams, or nut clusters? Bittersweet or semisweet? Overland Park offers several chocolate ...

'Cue City: Best Barbecue Hotspots

October 26, 2016

We've rounded up the best barbecue joints in town! So, work up your appetite and get ready to join t...

Crossroads of Johnson County: Town Center

August 24, 2016

Town Center Plaza and Town Center Crossing straddle the Crossroads of Johnson County. They offer an ...

Sport Fanatic Weekend

July 07, 2016

Topgolf isn't your typical driving range. This golf-themed marvel includes a three-story driving ran...

Family Fun Weekend

May 26, 2016

Looking for some family fun for your next weekend trip? We've selected some top family-friendly des...

Overland Park Finds: Food

May 03, 2016

Food is the topic for this week's find. Take a closer look at Andre's and Overland Park's ethnic c...

Patio Dining

April 11, 2016

Enjoy your company around a fire pit at Pinstripes, a romantic evening in the secluded patio at Sull...

Somerset Wine Trail: A Taste of the Good Life

September 28, 2015

About 30 minutes south of Overland Park you will find the Somerset Wine Trail, comprised of four awa...

Exploring Deanna Rose Through My Children's Eyes

July 28, 2015

No matter the age or personality, there is something magical about walking through The Farmstead bar...

A Perfect Date Night: Dinner and a Show

July 07, 2015

I recently had the opportunity to take my husband on a double date with some friends to New Theatre ...

#365OP: Behind the Scenes at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead

April 01, 2015

Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead is one of the most popular attractions in Kansas. A favorite among ...

An Afternoon at the Museum

September 25, 2014

If you take your kids to The Museum at Prairiefire, they are going to want to go back!...

A Contemporary Art Scene Found in Overland Park

January 20, 2014

Since opening in 2007, the Nerman Museum has welcomed hundreds of thousands of visitors. The museum ...

Grape Attraction: Aubrey Vineyards

December 01, 2016

There's no better feeling than uncorking a bottle of wine at the end of a day, sipping a big Cabarne...

The Ultimate American Girl Adventure

November 03, 2016

The American Girl store inside Oak Park Mall is a little girl's dream! From the moment she walks in...

Visit: Prairiefire

October 04, 2016

More than a shopping district, Prairiefire is an immersive experience that combines retail, restaura...

10 Things To Do In Overland Park This Fall

August 29, 2016

In Overland Park, fall turns the city into a beautiful new color palette. The trees turn to hues of ...

Crossroads of Johnson County: Hawthorne Plaza

August 18, 2016

The corner of 119th and Roe is a treasure trove of dining and shopping - sometimes called the Crossr...

Brewmaster for a Day

July 19, 2016

IPA. Lager. Stout. Whichever brew you prefer, the best kind is the one you make - that's right! ...

Where to Eat: A Foodie Travel Guide

June 20, 2016

There's no shame in skipping dinner to go straight to dessert, especially if said dessert is a tempt...

Local Makers: KC Style

May 29, 2016

Made in KC, Prairiefire 5501 W. 135th St., #2320, Overland Park madeinkc.co Traveling around to...

Dog Friendly in Overland Park

May 19, 2016

We all know dogs are our four-legged family members, so bring them along for the next family road tr...

Overland Park Finds: Adventure

May 10, 2016

We've picked 10 must-see destinations in Overland Park and will be highlighting them based on intere...

Overland Park Finds: Family-Friendly

April 26, 2016

For this week's destination picks, family fun is the focus at The American Girl Store® in Oak Park M...

Overland Park Finds: Art

April 14, 2016

Overland Park combines big city amenities with small-town charm, cosmopolitan scenery with rural esc...

Regional Sites Tell U.S. Civil Rights Stories

February 15, 2016

Kansas and Missouri are in the center of the country – where East meets West and North meets South. ...

KC Beer Scene

December 28, 2015

Kansas City is hopped up with microbreweries, brewpubs and gastropubs throughout its unique district...

World-Renowned Art Scene in Kansas City

September 14, 2015

Overland Park’s Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, the Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum an...

Eating A to Z in OP

August 04, 2015

Recently, I was challenged by a co-worker to come up with a restaurant in Overland Park that begins ...

A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes: A Night with American Girl at Starlight

July 21, 2015

My daughter, Elyse, turns six next month and has had her eye on the Doll of the Year, Grace Thomas, ...

5 Days of Frugal Family Fun in Overland Park

July 10, 2015

Saving money is always a bonus when exploring a new place. Here's a week worth of frugal family fun ...

5 Tips for a Spectacular Experience at Star Spangled Spectacular

June 30, 2015

The Star Spangled Spectacular in the Corporate Woods section of Overland Park is the region’s larges...

Pita Pit: A New Take on the Sandwich Shop

April 20, 2015

Last week, my coworker and I decided to try one of the newest restaurants in Overland Park – Pita Pi...

A concert at the Museum?

March 23, 2015

"A concert at the museum?" I was asked that question a lot before I went to the 99.7 The Point "Get ...

A Day at the Ballet with American Girl

October 21, 2014

My daughter loves American Girl! We have visited the store many times. We have bought their dolls an...

5 Ways to Maximize Your Fun at the Overland Park Fall Festival

September 19, 2014

s there a better time of year than the last weekend of September? It truly feels like a kick off to ...

A Chocolate Obsession

July 07, 2014

Truffles, creams, or nut clusters? Bittersweet or semisweet? Overland Park offers several chocolate ...

Where do you go for a golfer who has been everywhere?

September 17, 2013

Of all the cities and suburbs in Kansas and Missouri, Kansas City sports the greatest number and var...

Discover Downtown Overland Park

November 10, 2016

Downtown Overland Park is an eclectic shopping district full of personality, multi-cultural restaura...

'Cue City: Best Barbecue Hotspots

October 26, 2016

We've rounded up the best barbecue joints in town! So, work up your appetite and get ready to join t...

Visit: Oak Park Mall

September 12, 2016

A super-regional shopping destination, Oak Park Mall features 185 stores, including favorites such a...

Crossroads of Johnson County: Town Center

August 24, 2016

Town Center Plaza and Town Center Crossing straddle the Crossroads of Johnson County. They offer an ...

Visit: Downtown Overland Park

July 28, 2016

Downtown Overland Park has undergone quite the transformation since its days in the early 1900s as a...

Sport Fanatic Weekend

July 07, 2016

Topgolf isn't your typical driving range. This golf-themed marvel includes a three-story driving ran...

Girlfriend Getaway

June 10, 2016

Start your ladies-only retreat with primping and pampering at Primp and Blow in Prairiefire. The blo...

Family Fun Weekend

May 26, 2016

Looking for some family fun for your next weekend trip? We've selected some top family-friendly des...

Overland Park Finds: Districts

May 17, 2016

This week's topic for our 10 must-see destinations is all about Overland Park Districts: Prairiefire...

Overland Park Finds: Food

May 03, 2016

Food is the topic for this week's find. Take a closer look at Andre's and Overland Park's ethnic c...

Coffee Break: Create Your Perfect Blend

April 18, 2016

This eclectic hidden gem is just across the railroad tracks in downtown Lenexa. Once inside, th...

Patio Dining

April 11, 2016

Enjoy your company around a fire pit at Pinstripes, a romantic evening in the secluded patio at Sull...

Insider Picks for Valentine's Day

February 09, 2016

It’s February and love is in the air! Here are some in inside picks for a great Valentine's Day date...

Somerset Wine Trail: A Taste of the Good Life

September 28, 2015

About 30 minutes south of Overland Park you will find the Somerset Wine Trail, comprised of four awa...

Topgolf is FORE Everyone

August 28, 2015

Golf has just become ridiculously fun for all—the serious player and the total novice like me. Topgo...

Exploring Deanna Rose Through My Children's Eyes

July 28, 2015

No matter the age or personality, there is something magical about walking through The Farmstead bar...

Deanna Rose Cheat Sheet: Insider Tips for Fun at the Children's Farmstead

July 14, 2015

Here are a few insider tips to make the most of your day at the Farmstead....

A Perfect Date Night: Dinner and a Show

July 07, 2015

I recently had the opportunity to take my husband on a double date with some friends to New Theatre ...

Insider Tips for Jazz in the Woods

May 22, 2015

Jazz in the Woods is like having a picnic with 25,000 of your closest friends. Close your eyes and p...

#365OP: Behind the Scenes at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead

April 01, 2015

Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead is one of the most popular attractions in Kansas. A favorite among ...

The Royal Treatment for Your Precious "American Girl"

December 18, 2014

The American Girl at the Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball and the Nutcracker event is an unbelievabl...

An Afternoon at the Museum

September 25, 2014

If you take your kids to The Museum at Prairiefire, they are going to want to go back!...

Perfect Place to Happy Hour

August 22, 2014

Looking for the perfect place for Happy Hour? Here are a few of our favorites and why we love them....

A Contemporary Art Scene Found in Overland Park

January 20, 2014

Since opening in 2007, the Nerman Museum has welcomed hundreds of thousands of visitors. The museum ...