GenKc's Rib N' Roll on June 12, 2008 was a chance to meet up with other members of the 20-30 year old crowd for some professional networking. If the hundreds of people weren't enough to suck you in there was also free food, booze and music.
Last night, a good-sized crowd gathered at Johnny's Tavern in Prairie Village to watch The Bachelorette. Ron Mayer, the KC guy who's on the show, was the guest of honor. His TV performance inspired cheers from the mostly female crowd as did his final words of wisdom (spoiler alert!): I didn't get rejected. She just chose other guys. And: Sometimes a tree gets knocked down before it gets to bear fruit.
Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Mark Funkhouser has proposed a regional transit plan that puts significant emphasis on commuter rail. Here are images from some of railroad routes (some operational, some not) in Jackson County.
Its musical-stores time on West 39th Street. Revue Boutique the cool little fashion hub is closing at the end of May. Donnas Dress Shop, the vintage store that operates out of Revues back room, will take over the entire space. On Thursday, Donnas new façade went up.
The theater manager worried he might be battered by handbags if he had to turn away the crowd of women who waited in line to see Sex and the City. But the early movie screening at the Olathe Studio 30 last night didnt reach much of a climax, aside from the outburst about Charlottes "Rebecca."
As part of Bike Week, Volker Bicycles held a fixed-gear workshop that gave newbies an opportunity to check out the single-speed bikes and fixed-gear riders a chance to test their skills in a Track Stand and Skidding Competition.
Riverfront Times Music Editor Annie Zaleski shot these photos during Radiohead's show Wednesday night at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater outside St. Louis. Read Zaleski's review in her music blog, A to Z.
Roeland Park recently put up sculptures in its Art in R Park project. Created by Kansas City Art Institute students, the sculptures will be on display for six months before another crop of artwork goes up. The drive-by art is located in Carpenter Park and on Roe Boulevard, between Johnson Drive and I-35.
Local musician and party boy Mercury Mad threw a shindig at Korruption for his birthday on May 1. The festivities included a drag show, a rock show, a dance party, hula hooping and people running around in their underwear. The guest/host of honor never did specify his age, though.
Americans for Prosperity brought its Hot Air Tour to Kansas City, promising free rides in a 70-foot balloon to raise awareness about Global Warming Alarmism. Because of the wind, they didnt get airborne. But we did snap a few photos.
Costumed thumbs wrestled Saturday night for a phallic-looking trophy. Julianne Donovans 2008 Festivus celebrated the quirky anti-holiday with feats of strength, torture and grievances. Here's a look at the night in pictures.
Before debuting its new line of celebrity martinis to the public, the Brick gave out samples and asked testers for national and local celebrities to name the drinks after. The new martini menu comes out on Friday.