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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 for grabs, or guests can...

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...
The Cream of the Crop

The Cream of the Crop

The Cream of the Crop By: Calli Green This summer, we’re topping menswear looks off with vintage button-ups that are the cream of the crop. Photos: SILAS COOK Garments: RE-RUNS KC Models: TANNER CHRISMAN, LOGAN NICHOLS, ETHAN RUS, VINCENT SUNG; VOICES&, AUGUSTIN KINNEY Hair: ASHLEY HAZELWOOD Concept/Styling: CALLI GREEN Assistance: HANNAH PULIS, GABRIELLE STUART, ALYSSA SCHOEN,...
Gourmet Glamping

Gourmet Glamping

Gourmet Glamping Words by Lauren Hedenkamp Photos by Sarah Terranova COOKING NOTE: THE GLAMPER MUST BE CONNECTED TO GAS AND POWER TO COMPLETE THE RECIPES. Glamping season is here! The spell of the summer heat can be tempered best by good food and drink! While glamping in the great outdoors here are two vintage inspired recipes that will...
The Cherry Pit Collective

The Cherry Pit Collective

The Cherry Pit Collective A creative community in the heart of Kansas City by MELISSA COWAN We can do that together” is the philosophy of the Cherry Pit Collective, a communal studio space for artists, makers and creatives to not only work, but also collaborate and share ideas. Director Kelsey Pike and Associate Director Adri...
Vintage Posters: Movie Art

Vintage Posters: Movie Art

Movie Art Vintage movie posters add op culture art to any home By: Corbin Crable Movie theater manager Brian Mossman gets the same questions from customers nearly every weekend. “Hey, may I have that movie poster?” “My daughter loved this movie. May I buy this movie poster for her?” The answer is always a solid “no,”...
DIY: Spring Indoors

DIY: Spring Indoors

Getting A Jump On Spring-Indoors By: Maggie Bonanomi “The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another. The differencebetween them is sometimes as great as a month.” -Henry Van Dyke, 1852-1933 Henry Van Dyke must have visited Kansas City in the spring, which arrives on March 20 this year....