Kansas City Restaurant Week raises $116K for 2021 featured beneficiary, The Don Bosco Centers

Kansas City Restaurant Week raises $116K for  2021 featured beneficiary, The Don Bosco Centers

Organizers of Kansas City Restaurant Week announced Thursday that the 2021 event successfully raised $116,339 for its featured beneficiary, The Don Bosco Centers. Celebrating and supporting 173 area businesses, Kansas City Restaurant Week took place Jan….
Organizers of Kansas City Restaurant Week announced Thursday that the 2021 event successfully raised $116,339 for its featured beneficiary, The Don Bosco Centers. Celebrating and supporting 173 area businesses, Kansas City Restaurant Week took place Jan….

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Visit KC announces resignation of President & CEO Jason Fulvi

Visit KC announces resignation of President & CEO Jason Fulvi

Jason Fulvi, President and CEO of Visit KC, announced today his resignation, effective Sept. 3, 2021. Over the next 60 days, Fulvi will assist the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors with a seamless transition process to ensure the important work of Visit KC continues.
Jason Fulvi, President and CEO of Visit KC, announced today his resignation, effective Sept. 3, 2021. Over the next 60 days, Fulvi will assist the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors with a seamless transition process to ensure the important work of Visit KC continues.

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2020 Annual Report

2020 Annual Report

Highlighting Visit KC’s key 2020 accomplishments, from convention production and partnerships to marketing impressions and organizational initiatives.
Highlighting Visit KC’s key 2020 accomplishments, from convention production and partnerships to marketing impressions and organizational initiatives.

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Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in Kansas City

Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in Kansas City

“You know about the barbecue. You know about the sports teams. But what you might not know about Kansas City is just how cool it really is. Straddling the state line between Kansas and Missouri (you’ll mostly stick to the Missouri side), this Midwestern hub is an eclectic mix of artsy neighborhoods, boutique hotels, jazz clubs, and delicious restaurants that serve way more than brisket and burnt ends—although you’ll want to try those, too.”
“You know about the barbecue. You know about the sports teams. But what you might not know about Kansas City is just how cool it really is. Straddling the state line between Kansas and Missouri (you’ll mostly stick to the Missouri side), this Midwestern hub is an eclectic mix of artsy neighborhoods, boutique hotels, jazz clubs, and delicious restaurants that serve way more than brisket and burnt ends—although you’ll want to try those, too.”

Source: Visit KC

“Parade of Hearts” Launches Community-wide Initiative, Seeks 200 Artists for Commissioned Designs

“Parade of Hearts” Launches Community-wide Initiative, Seeks 200 Artists for Commissioned Designs

Today, Parade of Hearts, an organization comprised of over a dozen local businesses and not-for-profits, revealed an ambitious community engagement and arts initiative for the Kansas City metro. The project is a vehicle for…
Today, Parade of Hearts, an organization comprised of over a dozen local businesses and not-for-profits, revealed an ambitious community engagement and arts initiative for the Kansas City metro. The project is a vehicle for…

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Best Places to Travel in June

Best Places to Travel in June

“This vibrant city is known for its jazz heritage, barbecue, steaks, fountains, and professional sports teams. With average temperatures in the mid 80s, June is a great time to visit Kansas City.”
“This vibrant city is known for its jazz heritage, barbecue, steaks, fountains, and professional sports teams. With average temperatures in the mid 80s, June is a great time to visit Kansas City.”

Source: Visit KC

Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in Kansas City

Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in Kansas City

“You know about the barbecue. You know about the sports teams. But what you might not know about Kansas City is just how cool it really is. Straddling the state line between Kansas and Missouri (you’ll mostly stick to the Missouri side), this Midwestern hub is an eclectic mix of artsy neighborhoods, boutique hotels, jazz clubs, and delicious restaurants that serve way more than brisket and burnt ends—although you’ll want to try those, too.”
“You know about the barbecue. You know about the sports teams. But what you might not know about Kansas City is just how cool it really is. Straddling the state line between Kansas and Missouri (you’ll mostly stick to the Missouri side), this Midwestern hub is an eclectic mix of artsy neighborhoods, boutique hotels, jazz clubs, and delicious restaurants that serve way more than brisket and burnt ends—although you’ll want to try those, too.”

Source: Visit KC

It List 2021: Editors’ Picks of the Best New Hotels in the World

It List 2021: Editors’ Picks of the Best New Hotels in the World

“What was once a private social club adjacent to Kansas City’s popular Power and Light District is now a reimagined hotel under Hyatt’s Unbound Collection. In a nod to its history, the Gothic Revival–style lobby lounge showcases busts of former club members like Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower, who watch over visitors sipping cocktails.”
“What was once a private social club adjacent to Kansas City’s popular Power and Light District is now a reimagined hotel under Hyatt’s Unbound Collection. In a nod to its history, the Gothic Revival–style lobby lounge showcases busts of former club members like Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower, who watch over visitors sipping cocktails.”

Source: Visit KC

Film industry helps Kansas City rebound from COVID-19 pandemic

Film industry helps Kansas City rebound from COVID-19 pandemic

“Steph Shannon, director of the KC Film Office, is responsible for recruiting productions to come film in Kansas City. Her office led the way in creating a blueprint for getting film sets back up and running.”
“Steph Shannon, director of the KC Film Office, is responsible for recruiting productions to come film in Kansas City. Her office led the way in creating a blueprint for getting film sets back up and running.”

Source: Visit KC

What’s New and On the Horizon in Missouri for Meetings

What’s New and On the Horizon in Missouri for Meetings

“The new Loews property offers 800 guest rooms and is connected to the Kansas City Convention Center by an enclosed walkway. Along with 60,000 square feet of meeting space, the property also offers a lobby bar, signature restaurant as well as a three-meal restaurant, and an indoor lap pool.”
“The new Loews property offers 800 guest rooms and is connected to the Kansas City Convention Center by an enclosed walkway. Along with 60,000 square feet of meeting space, the property also offers a lobby bar, signature restaurant as well as a three-meal restaurant, and an indoor lap pool.”

Source: Visit KC

Best Kansas City Hotels for a Truly Local Stay

Best Kansas City Hotels for a Truly Local Stay

“Travelers may have once overlooked Kansas City for other Midwest cities like Chicago and Minneapolis, but no longer. Add to its signature barbecue, blues, and baseball a now-thriving restaurant and bar scene—plus noteworthy architecture, world-class museums, and some serious shopping—and you have all the makings of an ideal urban destination. ”
“Travelers may have once overlooked Kansas City for other Midwest cities like Chicago and Minneapolis, but no longer. Add to its signature barbecue, blues, and baseball a now-thriving restaurant and bar scene—plus noteworthy architecture, world-class museums, and some serious shopping—and you have all the makings of an ideal urban destination. ”

Source: Visit KC

Required Eating: 10 Meals Not to Miss in Kansas City

Required Eating: 10 Meals Not to Miss in Kansas City

“Kansas City just keeps getting better and better—especially when it comes to its restaurant scene. What used to be a one-stop barbecue shop is now a city bursting with countless dining options and cuisines, from street tacos to the best bowl of pho you’ve ever had.”
“Kansas City just keeps getting better and better—especially when it comes to its restaurant scene. What used to be a one-stop barbecue shop is now a city bursting with countless dining options and cuisines, from street tacos to the best bowl of pho you’ve ever had.”

Source: Visit KC

Ask a Local: Where Can I See Live Music in Kansas City?

Ask a Local: Where Can I See Live Music in Kansas City?

“Today, Kansas City continues to be a breeding ground for musicians of all genres, from jazz to indie rock, hip-hop, and more. So much so, in fact, that visitors in search of authentic KC culture would be remiss not to catch some live music when in town.”
“Today, Kansas City continues to be a breeding ground for musicians of all genres, from jazz to indie rock, hip-hop, and more. So much so, in fact, that visitors in search of authentic KC culture would be remiss not to catch some live music when in town.”

Source: Visit KC

A Barbecue-and-Brewery Tour of Kansas City

A Barbecue-and-Brewery Tour of Kansas City

“The best way to experience Kansas City’s two famous food groups is to pair them on a barbecue-and-beer tour of the town. Read on for a guide to the city’s best barbecue joints and nearby breweries for washing down your burnt ends.”
“The best way to experience Kansas City’s two famous food groups is to pair them on a barbecue-and-beer tour of the town. Read on for a guide to the city’s best barbecue joints and nearby breweries for washing down your burnt ends.”

Source: Visit KC

The Best Museums in Kansas City

The Best Museums in Kansas City

“With world-class art collections and institutions dedicated to music and Black sports history, this prairie town has emerged as a cultural hub contender.”
“With world-class art collections and institutions dedicated to music and Black sports history, this prairie town has emerged as a cultural hub contender.”

Source: Visit KC

NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL MUSEUM

Part of the Museums at the 18th & Vine complex, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum recreates the look, sounds and feel of the game’s storied past. Video presentations and memorabilia in the 10,000 square-foot multimedia exhibit chronicle the history and heroes of the leagues from their origin after the Civil War to their end in the 1960s.

Source: Arts – Visit KC