Gentlemen and Scholars

 Rev. Steven D. Graves III  Kansas City Fire Department, Youth Coordinator at Pleasant Green Baptist Church, KCKS  What was your first job? 

On My Bookshelf

As the senior pastor at Linden Baptist Church, Terry Webster pulls inspiration from everywhere. While the Bible may be the touchstone for his sermons, he often incorporates more contemporary writers in his messages as well. When he has a break from studying the Bible, he enjoys other perspectives, such as The Book of Joy by the Dalai Llama and Desmond…

The 2020 GMC Sierra Heavy Duty AT4

When you're a car and truck connoisseur, like the staff at Reed Buick GMC, it takes a lot to excite you. Seeing a truck like the 2020 GMC Sierra Heavy Duty AT4 roll on the lot is one of those things. As a continuation of the towing capability of the 2019 GMC Sierra light duty, this workhorse makes heavy lifting look…


Happy Father's Day, gentlemen! I'm out numbered in my house right now, with my husband, Zach, and our son, Coy. I'm a proud #boymom especially because I have a great partner and example for him to look up to on what it means to be a man. Zach is as rambunctious and energetic as Coy is--he's a chip off the old block! 

Up Close and Personal

From designing the space to intentional selection of furniture, brand director, Lucy Rieger, considered no detail too small while her team planned for the company’s expansion.

June 2019 Around Town

Chicken N Pickle’s Alldredge Wins KC Dancing With the Stars The 8th annual Dancing with The Kansas City Stars brings in local celebrities to compete and raise money for needs-based tuition assistance for students at Cristo Rey. This year Chicken N Pickle Charity and Community Coordinator, Kelli Alldredge, took home the mirror ball trophy. On … Continued

The Hangar Party

On April 27th, the Airline History Museum was the scene of the largest fundraiser of the year for the Northland Early Education Center, a 510(c)(3) that provides early education and therapy services to children with special needs and typical needs. The event raised more than $75,000 for projects including a $3.7 million expansion and renovation to be … Continued

Eagle Animal Hospital Open House

On April 27, Eagle Animal Hospital opened their doors and invited people to see why pets are happier at Eagle! Tours were given to pet owners, including the surgical suites, training area, and pet resort. Attendees enjoyed raffles, giveaways, BBQ and cookies and the main event–Weiner Races. The staff of Eagle Animal Hospital is already … Continued

Marian Hope’s Trivia Night – Prom Edition

Friends of Marian Hope and trivia enthusiasts came together to create a memorable night of impact and totally awesome fun. With a theme of “Trivia for the Decades – Prom Edition”, all the classics were relived. It was a winning night for children in our community!

Lunge Toward Fitness

The majority of Americans sit too much. Whether we are on the couch or working at the office, this sedentary lifestyle is taking its toll on our bodies. Jonny Mack, one of the personal trainers and co-owners of Anytime Fitness in Liberty explains how sitting isn't just rounding our shoulders; it's killing our legs too. 

Get My Name Right: Noe Palma

It's Noe, pronounced 'NO E'. There, that's out of the way. It's the question that Noe Palma got so often that he named his debut album, "Get My Name Right," just to clear things up. But this country crooner/trop rocker has his Filipino father to thank for the memorable moniker. 

Generations of Revelations: KC Friends of Alvin Ailey Gala

Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey honored their 35th anniversary with a Gala at the KC Marriott Downtown on May 4. More than 700 people came out to support the organization and enjoy an evening of dance, diversity and inspiration. The event featured performances by the Ailey II Dancers, AileyCamp the Group dancers, and story … Continued

Trendy Cuts for Men

The Styles You Want + How to Get Them The Fade + Hard Part HAIR TYPE Straight + Short WHAT IT IS There are many different types of fades, but ultimately a fade haircut is one that tapers in length the further down you go on the back and sides, meaning it isn’t trimmed to just one … Continued

What Makes A Man?

If you love movies, and I do, you may have seen The Kingsmen a few years back. In it, Colin Firth plays an undercover member of Britains most secret society, the Kingsmen. And in it, he answers this question, “Manners maketh man.”  Manners do make the man but that’s only the tip of the iceberg. … Continued