Kansas City, MO
Collected by Keph Senett, AFAR Local Expert
2425 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
Open year-round for concerts, this public rink gets iced over in the winter. With affordable rentals (and Two-for-One Tuesdays), the ice terrace is a popular spot for families. Although it's outside, it's covered, and the facility sells gloves and...
2450 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
In operation since 1979, the Coterie Theatre mounts thoughtful and exciting productions with an eye to community outreach and the interests of diverse audiences. During the 2014/2015 season, look for performances of Rosa Parks and Montgomery Bus...
Owners Enrique and Chela Gutierrez hail from Teocaltiche, in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. Rather than leaning toward Tex-Mex fare, their menu remains loyal to their family recipes. Try the carne asada (grilled meat), carnitas (pulled pork) tacos,...
101 W 22nd St, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
Grünauer is an authentic Viennese gasthaus, located in the historic Freight House. The impressive building matches the menu and the cocktail list, both of which are impeccably conceived. Expect familiar items like goulash, bratwurst, and schnitzel...
2801 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64109, USA
This little place serves breakfast, brunch, and lunch (it's open 7 a.m.–3 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m.–2 p.m. weekends), and has built a loyal following based on a fresh menu, homey atmosphere, and friendly staff. They have traditional American...
1701 American Royal Court, Kansas City, MO 64102, USA
From Oct. 1 to 4, 2015, hungry barbecue fans will want to be in Kansas City, Mo., for the finale of the competitive barbecue circuit, the American World Series of Barbecue. Aside from the thrill of watching a good old-fashioned contest, attendees...
Prairiefire, Overland Park, KS, USA
Prairiefire is unlike your typical complex: While it does have shopping and restaurants, it's also got a bunch of cool and unusual things to do. Outside, you can walk the wetlands trail. Inside, Pinstripes puts a new twist on bowling by adding...