Author Archives: blairstover

Federal Government Remains a Large Source of Jobs in KC

By | December 14, 2012

People wouldn’t think of Kansas City as a central source of government jobs…but they should. Blair Stover looks into the story a little more below. For over six decades, the city has been a vital place for providing jobs to the federal base and it continues to do so today. In fact, the U.S. government […]

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Visit Independence During the Holidays

By | December 10, 2012

The winter holidays have officially arrived and there is no more of a festive place in the world than Independence, Missouri. The smell of gingerbread in the air and chasing it down with eggnog is on everyone’s mind as people walk from door to door caroling every chilly night. Memories stack up and new traditions […]

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Kansas City Ballet Featuring The Nutcracker

By | December 7, 2012

“The Nutcracker”, performed by Kansas City’s own professional Ballet group, has reached the 40-year mark. However, the one thing that you will notice is that the version is like a fine wine—it seems to never lose its great taste. The drama, the beauty, the added tidbits of humor and nostalgic favorites have stood ballet’s test […]

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A Look at RevolveKC

By | December 3, 2012

RevolveKC, the converted nonprofit bike shop for the community of Kansas City, used to be an old Standard Oil gas station at the corner of Troost Avenue and 51st Street. When it opened back in 1930, no one would’ve guessed that 80 years later it would’ve turned into one of the most important nonprofit organizations […]

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