Posts tagged "kansas city"
Vintage Inspired Sledding  – Tips & Tricks

Vintage Inspired Sledding – Tips & Tricks

Vintage Inspired Sledding – Tips & Tricks Today sledding is a fun wintertime activity for family and friends to enjoy together but it actually originates from ancient times. Sleds were created for practical use in areas of the world that had consistent snow cover. They began by being used to transport materials and people with...
All in the Family

All in the Family

All in the Family – Blue Springs collector passes on love of antiques to adult son Cindy Wrisinger has plenty of antique items to pass down to her adult son, but perhaps the most valuable thing she has imparted to him is a passion for all things vintage. “I don’t want disposable stuff. If I...
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...
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 Breakers (a late 1880s Vanderbilt...
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...
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 Bread recipe can be made...
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 even literally embedded in part...
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 has been an icon of...
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 ‘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...