The 12 people in Kansas City we can't get off our mind.

All crushed out on these 12 Kansas Citians 

The 12 people in Kansas City we can't get off our mind.

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Rupal Gor

click to enlarge SABRINA STAIRES
  • Sabrina Staires

Rupal Gor knows where the action is, especially if the action you're looking for involves giant trucks crushing cars, dirt-bike riders soaring through an arena, or princesses on ice skates. Gor promotes really big shows — Monster Jam, Nuclear Cowboyz, Arenacross and, yes, Disney on Ice — which means that she's got a major ticket hookup. But if you're ever this sunny KU grad's plus-one, we dare you to keep your eyes on whatever spectacle is unfolding on the arena floor.

Job: I am the local promoter for Feld Entertainment. I do all of the marketing, the media buys, all the ticketing. Basically, promote shows from start to finish.

Age: 30

Relationship status: Single

What's your go-to drink? A glass of sauvignon blanc. If I'm being specific, it'd be Kim Crawford sauvignon blanc.

What's your guiltiest musical pleasure? Britney Spears. I got one of her albums, I think it's the Circus album, and I know all of the songs by heart. I don't know why. It's upbeat.

What's the last thing that made you cry? I just turned 30. My friends threw me a party at Classic Cup. They decorated the whole place, had my favorite wine, had a drink made after me. Just all of the stuff that they put into that made me tear up because it showed me how wonderful they are.

What's on your nightstand? Water, Capri Blue Anthropologie candles and my iPhone 5, which is my alarm.

What's the coolest thing in your home? A piece of artwork my friend made for me for my birthday. It's got all of my favorite colors and matches my living-room color scheme.

What's the lamest pickup line you've ever heard? Someone actually said to me, "You must be a parking ticket because you've got fine written all over you."

What's the best way for someone to hit on you? Someone who is a little more subtle and not trying to be out there hitting on you. And maybe someone who can make me laugh right away.

Dumped or dumper? I'm both. I also feel like when I am the dumper, there's usually a good reason.

What's your foolproof date restaurant? The Westside Local. It has a great atmosphere, no matter what time of day.

If you want to impress me, feed me ... A homemade meal from start to finish, and not, like, frozen pizzas. I think that's impressive if a guy can do that.

At what bar or restaurant would you like to have an open tab? Harry's Bar & Tables

What's your workout? When I'm not busy running around at my events, I do mostly elliptical. And I've been trying to mix yoga in with a busy schedule. It helps with all of the stress.

What's your pettiest relationship deal-breaker? Bad grammar and spelling

What do you do when you think nobody's looking? When I'm with my dog, I'll talk to him in a baby voice, and I'll talk like we're having a conversation.

With whom would you like to play Truth or Dare? Paul Rudd

Have you ever been the other man or woman? No. My friends say I'm picky, as I don't date much. But when I do, they're decent guys and pretty transparent.

What character flaw do you wish you could fix in yourself? I'm pretty stubborn. I don't know if that's something that I want or need to fix about myself, but I need to watch out for when I'm being that way.

What are you most vain about? Having nice teeth.

What physical feature are you a sucker for? A good smile

Who's on your crush list? Joseph Gordon-Levitt is my huge celebrity crush.


Jonetta Stewart

click to enlarge CHRIS MULLINS
  • Chris Mullins

Last year, the three Scott Fitness gyms south of the river were suddenly renamed theGymKC. How come? Because Jonetta Stewart — the astonishingly fit, wildly hot personal trainer and co-owner of the gyms — bought out her business partner. In marketing theGymKC, though, Stewart has neglected to exploit a major selling point: That she is usually at one of her gyms, and, if you happen to be there at the same time, you can look at her. Just try not to stare. There's an art to it.

Age: 43

Job: Owner, theGymKC

Relationship status: It's complicated.

What's your go-to drink? It depends on what time it is. Day: water; night: Clear 10 and soda, tall, with a lime.

What's your guiltiest musical pleasure? The crashing waves of the ocean

What's the last thing that made you cry? The PSA for "Fight Club" (a local anti-bullying youth club) that takes place at theGymKC: Uptown.

What's on your nightstand? My bobble and my student pilot instruction manual.

What's the coolest thing in your home? My 8-by-6 custom-framed mirror. It doubled the square footage of my house. It's huge!

What's the lamest pickup line you've ever heard (or used)? I don't think I ever get "picked up on." My ex-husband's pickup line was, "Want to go tan together?" Yes, cheesy ... but effective.

What's the best way for someone to hit on you? Being an old-school gentleman — opening doors, respect.

Dumped or dumper? Dumped.

What's your foolproof date restaurant? Café Trio's deck, La Bodega, Jack Stack

If you want to impress me, feed me ... Just feed me! My policy is, either people feed me or I eat out.

At what bar or restaurant would you like to have an open tab? All of them!

What's your workout? Project Poolside! Exclusively taught at theGymKC. It's everything you should do on your own that you don't. It's basically a personal-training session for a group of people.

What's your pettiest relationship deal-breaker? Carrying around a gallon jug of water in the gym.

What do you do when you think nobody's looking? I check out my teeth to make sure nothing is lodged in them.

With whom would you like to play Truth or Dare? The Beautiful Bodies. Check out their Kickstarter video, shot at theGymKC: Westside and you'll understand why.

Have you ever been the other woman? Not that I'm aware of. I don't play that game.

What character flaw do you wish you could fix in yourself? Being more ... human? I have been accused of being a fembot.

What are you most vain about? Aging. Even though I'm proud to say that I got carded at Drunken Fish.

What physical feature are you a sucker for? His smile and eyes.

Who's on your crush list? "GSP" [UFC fighter Georges St-Pierre] and Ryan Reynolds

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