The American Restaurant (200 East 25th Street, 816-545-8001). From 5 to 7 p.m., braised beef sliders, crab fritters and a locally made cheese-and-charcuterie plate are $6 at the bar. Best of all, legendary bartender Willie Grandison will be on duty. Listen to his stories about his 35 years at the American while sipping his signature drink, the Stinging Bee.
Wed., July 1, 5-7 p.m., 2009