Cliff Drive | Cliff Drive was one of KC’s first wealthy neighborhoods and gives a kind of chilling dichotomy between the past and the present. The old community overlooks the industrial east bottoms where you’ll see active businesses alongside abandoned factories and warehouses. The community is worth driving through just to see the castle like old buildings and the quiet sense of time past. If you feel like venturing out of your vehicle, you can walk or bike down Cliff Drive itself.
The 8 block Kansas City Power and Light District in downtown Kansas City is home to unique boutiques, dining and drinking establishments, and live entertainment. The Power & Light District is one of only a few places in the United States where possession and consumption of open containers of alcoholic beverages are allowed on the street.
Patti Smith helped dispelled the myth that #drugs enhance creativity. // how? She took drugs 'when she was working'. As a poet/songstress -- fact is, you're never 'not working'. i don't know where this notion comes from about Patti. ! ha
Whether you need a morning jolt on your way to work or a warm cozy beverage on a chilly day off, these coffee shops around Kansas City are some of our favorites. Some roast their own beans just feet away from where you drink them, some source from places around town, but they all contribute to one definite fact: Kansas City is a coffee mecca.
The Scout is a famous statue in Kansas City, Missouri. It is more than 10 feet tall, and depicts a Sioux Indian on a horseback pointing North returning from a hunting trip. The Scout was conceived in 1915 by Cyrus E. Dallin (1861-1944) for the Panama Pacific Exposition in San Francisco, where it won a gold medal.