From A Streetcar Named Desire to HBO’s True Decective, we all know America loves a good Southern Gothic. But with the recent rise of big-budget productions shooting in the mid-west, shows like Sharp Objects and a handful of others are missing the Missouri mark.
A thriving town during the Prohibition era, Kansas City is home to a number of low-key watering holes we like to call Speakeasies. Thanks to the hoppin’ jazz scene and probably Mr. Pendergast himself, Kansas City bars know how to create that ambiance of exclusivity pretty dang well. Kansas City Speakeasies This is by no… Continue reading A Quick Start Guide to Kansas City’s Speakeasy Scene
With a blooming foodie culture and an unwavering commitment to local love, Kansas City’s breakfast and brunch spots are booming. Here’s a list of nine breakfast hotspots with mouth-watering menus to keep your brunch munchies satisfied.
I grabbed an early dinner this week with some friends and caught wind of the new dockless electric scooters sweeping through Kansas City. If you haven’t heard, Bird is an electric scooter rental service. It’s like a bike-share system, but with electric scooters. And you don’t have to return them to a station. You can… Continue reading I tried the new Bird Scooters in KC for the first time and here’s what happened
Bao successfully illustrates the delicate balance between distance and rejection that exists between immigrant parents and their children. Shi dances on our heartstrings, bringing the mother-child relationship to center stage. As the first female short film director in Pixar history, Shi stole the show.
Tears well in my eyes and I think, “Goddammit, Spotify. I love you.”
Published in 2017, Helium is Rudy Francisco’s debut poetry collection. His poems are a medley of powerful, personal, political, and relatable.