Room to Grow

Perfect for those who don’t necessarily consider themselves “gardening-inclined,” but also like to keep live decorations in various parts of the home, succulent plants are generally low-maintenance and come in an array of shapes, sizes, colors and textures. Grow them in unique containers—from coffee tins to books or shoes—for eco-themed decor you actually have to put in some effort to…

Spay-ghetti and No Balls 2018

Spay-ghetti and No Balls was held February 24 at the Midland Theater. This annual event supports Spay & Neuter Kansas City, which is working to end pet homelessness through low-cost spay/neuter, wellness clinic and the provision of pet supplies and pet food. 

Opportunities are blooming!

What's that about April showers? If it means that Kansas City will be green again, bring them on! It's time to get out of the house and enjoy all that the Northland has to offer! 

April 2018 Around Town

Tri-County Mental Health invites the community to join efforts to raise awareness and reduce stigma for children and families challenged with mental illness at its annual 5K run-walk. This year's Tri-County Heart and Sole 5K Run-Walk will take place at Zona Rosa for the first time on Saturday, April 28.

Sustainability is Key to Barham Family Farm’s Livelihood

The origins of the 100-acre Barham Family Farm in Kearney trace to the 1800s, more than a century ago when infamous outlaw Jesse James was born in the area. Three generations of Barhams currently run the farm, using sustainable practices to care for the land where cattle, chickens, and other animals are raised.

Check Iceland Off Your Bucket List

The first time I went to Iceland, I had to fly from KCI to Denver and then catch Iceland Air to Reykjavik. Not any more! With the announcement of IcelandAir’s new summer route out of KCI, we can all get there easier, cheaper and faster.

Healing from the Ground Up

A walk in the woods or even just leaning on a tree at the bus stop—a regular connection to nature has been shown repeatedly to bring all of us better health. For those struggling with mental illness or substance abuse, one Northland nonprofit is making that healing interaction a daily reality.

Vegan Spring Street Tacos

Shane Wilson came to be a vegan slowly—he started by cutting meat occasionally from his diet, then transitioned into full-time vegetarianism. Then he met his wife, Tara, a vegan with a knack for baking. Now, this vegan household finds tasty ways to eschew animal byproducts while celebrating the best of the season, as he does with these spring vegetable street…

Eagle Animal Hospital Celebrates 72 Years of Care and Commitment

Eagle Animal Hospital and Pet Resort, one of the first animal hospitals north of the Missouri River, celebrates 72 years of care this year.

Gardener

Is an artist the same without their palette and brushes? Or a sculptor the same with a block of stone but no chisel? Gardeners are artists too and their tools are just as important. The experts at Family Tree Nursery in Liberty, Mis. have recommended the best tools for making your blank canvases into vegetal beauties. From kneeling benches to…