An Entrepreneur for Entrepreneurial Spaces

An Entrepreneur for Entrepreneurial Spaces

An Entrepreneur for Entrepreneurial Spaces Growing up, Pam Newton had an early attraction to vintage works that left her with the feeling of having been somewhere before. “I always feel like I came from the Thirties,” Newton said. Born in Newport, Rhode Island, she felt an instant connection to The...
Gourmet Glamping

Gourmet Glamping

Gourmet Glamping F all glamping trips are the perfect time of the year to bake and enjoy the quintessential fall flavor, pumpkin! The leaves are changing color, while the air is turning cooler making it the perfect season to use the oven and warm up that glamper! The Cinnamon Raisin...
Homes tour to bring history to life

Homes tour to bring history to life

Homes tour to bring history to life History is everywhere in Lexington, Missouri. It’s in the small businesses that line the town’s picturesque Main Street. It’s on the tongues of its residents. It’s in the swirling waters of the Missouri River, through which steamboats snaked in the mid-19th century. It’s...
Vintage Treats, Old Stories

Vintage Treats, Old Stories

Vintage Treats, Old Stories Phones buzzing, cars honking, schedules beckoning — switch off the notifications, belly up to the counter, and indulge yourself with a treat and a story of the past. Fox’s Drugstore and Soda Fountain in Raytown has been in the Fox family since 1953. Lowe’s Soda Fountain...
Local Runway Fashion Show

Local Runway Fashion Show

Local Runway is a unique fashion show experience, new to Kansas City, showcasing only Kansas City based designers and boutiques. Sit along the runway to view local looks—exclusive to this show. Directly following the show, enjoy an after party/shopping event, where looks just presented on the runway will be up...
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The Art Of The Vintage Picnic

The Art Of The Vintage Picnic

The Art Of The Vintage Picnic The art of the vintage picnic is about embracing the elegance of presentation and creating an easy menu! The perfect vintage basket, utensils, and blanket can be found at rummage sales, local vintage shops, or your grandmother’s attic. This is a guide to create the ideal vintage inspired picnic...
Artwork brings out the urge to explore

Artwork brings out the urge to explore

Artwork brings out the urge to explore The notion of art is so engrained in Sarah Xeno’s life that she described it as difficult to pinpoint the exact age in which it took over as her main interest – and later, as her career. “It’s just always what I did. It became my bliss,” Xeno...
Halloween Fun

Halloween Fun

Halloween Fun I’m not sure at what point the summer slides into fall but it is certainly something I feel in the air. Maybe it’s  just cooler temperatures but I want to start thinking Halloween! Colors begin to explode, trees are changing color and the farmer’s markets are full of fat orange pumpkins as well...
Autumn Fashion

Autumn Fashion

Brighten Things Up! Autumn fashion is always full of the same burnt orange and crisp brown hues, so we’re mixing things up this year. These saturated ‘60s looks are sure to turn heads this season, and are perfect trends for the workplace or a night out on the town. Add a cardigan or throw on...
For artist Tammy Smith, ‘There’s No Place Like Home’

For artist Tammy Smith, ‘There’s No Place Like Home’

For artist Tammy Smith, ‘There’s No Place Like Home’ When it comes to thinking locally, Kansas City area artist Tammy Smith does it for about 30 different cities in the world — the number of cities this home-based creator has corralled into her line of city-themed home wares that are now being marketed nationally. Smith...

Elements and Vocation

Elements and Vocation Your 10th house sign will naturally challenge your personal growth shown through your Sun sign. 10th Sign Relationships give many clues in your vocation and your role in the community. Fire (Aries, Leo & Sagittarius) The boss of the fire element is earth. This controller checks your financial ledger and tells you...

The Beauty of Pressed Flower Art

The Beauty of Pressed Flower Art Pressed flowers are real flowers that have been pressed and dried in a pressing machine or between the pages of a book. It is a method that botanists, gardening hobbyists, and sentimentalists have been using for centuries to preserve botanical specimens. Follow the instructions and you will know how...

Cleaning by Six Classifications

Cleaning by Six Classifications By: Quan Tracey Cherry Continuing with the overarching theme that astrology is vintage to psychology: We can use Feng Shui Principles of our physical environments reflect our inner states. Yes, our physical spaces reflect our inner realities. Why do some of us procrastinate around getting rid of clutter and others become obsessive?...
Hooray for the Red, White and Blue!

Hooray for the Red, White and Blue!

‘Hooray for the Red, White and Blue!’ By Maggie Bonanomi There is nothing like a row of red geraniums in clay flowerpots to let you know summer is finally here — along with some great red, white and blue! It’s a perfect time to look for patriotic and flag related items as well as all...
Diana Parrino Fine Art & Design

Diana Parrino Fine Art & Design

Diana Parrino – Fine Art & Design by Calli Green VKC: What is the process of designing your pieces? Diana Parrino: The concept of each design must be fairly adaptable; all pieces are completely unique. Because I work largely with scraps from discarded materials, the initial design is driven by what is available. As each...
The ‘Fric & Frac’ of Sidewalk Dining

The ‘Fric & Frac’ of Sidewalk Dining

The ‘Fric & Frac’ of Sidewalk Dining Neighborhood gathering spot gets intimate with the outside By Rhiannon Ross A middle-aged man in blue jeans and a white ball cap stands next to a parking sign, dragging on the last of a cigarette. Near his feet, a plastic bucket filled nearly to the brim with water,...
Inn at 425

Inn at 425

Your room at the Inn at 425 is ready Innkeepers keep Victorian period alive on Gladstone Boulevard Words: Corbin Crable  Photos: Silas Cook When Stephan Zweifler first laid eyes on the house at 425 Gladstone Blvd., he didn’t see decay – he saw potential. The Queen Anne-style house needed new plumbing and new electricity, a new...