Bonner Springs Living

Basehor’s 10th annual Dairy Days looking for sunny skies
May 27, 2015
Much will be the same at the 10th Annual Basehor Dairy Days Festival, but organizers are hoping for one change over last year — sunny skies, or at the very least, no rain.
Kansas City Connection: A bakery to satisfy your cookie addiction
May 24, 2015
This week, baked deliciousness from McLain’s Bakery, high-quality coffee at Post Coffee Company and “Fight Club” author Chuck Palahniuk at the Uptown Theater.
Kansas City Connection: Grinders Pizza and Celebration at the Station
May 17, 2015
There are thousands of places outside New York that claim to serve authentic New York-style Pizza, but a truly delicious slice of appropriately soft-yet-crispy pizza isn’t as easy to find as you’d think. But Grinders Pizza, at 417 E. 18th St. in the heart of the Crossroads, is the real thing.
Kansas City Connection: Eating recommendations for moms (and everyone else)
May 10, 2015
Recommending a few Kansas City eating spots moms would like.
WyCo mental health services agency encourages conversation to remove mental illness stigma
May 7, 2015
As a member of a board charged with spreading awareness of mental health services in Wyandotte County, Rita Hoag knows it’s not just awareness that keeps people from getting help.
Kansas City Connection: The Sundry shows off its suppliers
May 6, 2015
When you first walk into The Sundry, a market and grocery that opened last year in the Crossroads neighborhood, you’ll see a large chalkboard with a drawing of Kansas and Missouri. Pointing to the states are several arrows indicating the origins of The Sundry’s suppliers for meat, vegetables, dry goods, teas and a whole variety of products ranging from kombucha, a fermented tea drink and komatsuna, a green leafy vegetable, to succulents and soap. The Sundry doesn’t just stock local food — it serves them in a variety of tasty breakfast, brunch and lunch dishes, as well as pre-made dinners to take home.
Kansas City Connection: Char Bar, Sleater-Kinney, Zubaz and giant Lego sculptures
April 28, 2015
“Good Food,” reads a sign behind the bar at Westport’s Char Bar. Talk about an understatement.
Fascinating fasteners: Bonner woman shares button hobby through ‘traveling museum’
April 21, 2015
Lise McIntyre admits that when she first learned that there was such a thing as a button club almost 25 years ago, she thought it was weird.
Kansas City Connection: Sushi and Sufjan
April 19, 2015
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could feast on food from dozens of Kansas City’s finest restaurants while feeling like you’d actually done something good?
Organization Orientation: Bonner Springs Business and Professional Women
April 16, 2015
Learn about the Business and Professional Women, or BPW, in Bonner Springs with this month’s Organization Orientation.
Kansas State reports increased rabies cases so far this year
April 13, 2015
A Kansas State University laboratory says it is seeing an increase in rabies cases so far this year.
Kansas City Connection: Record Store Day, Malcolm Gladwell and Third Thursday
April 12, 2015
Vinyl fanatics will want to check out the area’s Record Store Day events this Saturday. What started out as a small event to boost the visibility of America’s remaining record stores has since become a big deal, with live music, giveaways, free food, drinks and hundreds of special record releases.
Face to Face: retreat director Dave Mareske
April 9, 2015
Dave Mareske, director at the Hollis Renewal Center in Bonner Springs, shares a little bit about himself in this week’s Face to Face.
Kansas City Connection: The return of the Royals, and showtime for Middle of the Map
April 5, 2015
The Kansas City Royals’ 2014 run was the stuff of legend, right up until the final heartbreaking out, and a special ceremony on Opening Day will pay tribute to that team’s extraordinary playoff run.
Insurance companies say 2014 exchange members older, sicker
April 1, 2015
Two companies that sell health insurance on the Kansas exchange say people who signed up last year tended to be older and sicker than they had anticipated.

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