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{What’s New}: Google Fiber Coming to Olathe

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Ever since Google announced plans to bring ultra-high-speed internet services to the metro area, Olathe residents have eagerly anticipated its availability in Olathe.  The wait is over. On Tuesday night, the City Council unanimously voted to approve an agreement with Google to deploy Google Fiber, an ultra-high-speed, fiber-to-the-home network. “We are excited to work... »

{WHAT’S NEW}: Bluebell Introduces New Ice Cream Flavor in Kansas

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Lemon Bliss is a flavorful Lemon Ice Cream combined with tasty vanilla crème-filled cookies and the latest new flavor from Blue Bell to hit local grocery stores this month. “This is not your average lemon ice cream,” said Carl Breed, director of marketing for Blue Bell. “Lemon Bliss is a combination of tart lemon... »

{WHAT’S NEW}: Free College Day at JCCC April 20

By Alexis | Co-Editor

JCCC’s Free College Day is April 20 Johnson County Community College invites the community to campus April 20 for Free College Day – an afternoon of free classes and fun. Enjoy free classes in business, technology, cooking, sustainability, crafts and more! Classes begin at 1, 2 and 3 p.m., and last for 45 minutes.... »

EASTER ROUNDUP 2013

By Alexis | Co-Editor

With Easter and spring quickly approaching, here are some JoCo events for you and the family to enjoy this year! March 9 Egg Dive • Saturday, March 9, 2013 Ages 1 and up (Children under five years of age must be accompanied by a swimming adult.) Come join the fun and help find eggs... »

BIZ SPOTLIGHT: Annie’s Barn

By Alexis | Co-Editor

We are constantly on the hunt for cool stuff, eclectic ware for our home. I love mixing textures, colors, styles and eras. We have frequented many vintage sales around town looking for those unique finds that only a keen picker can find and transform. Recently I ran across a really cool chick, LeAnne, from... »

Parisi Café pulls a double shot for its new menu in Leawood

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Coffee isn’t the only menu item brewing at Parisi Café’s new location in Leawood. The new café will introduce an array of pastries and baked items, plus grab-and-go sandwiches and salads. But the most anticipated new menu item is the café entree into a limited offering of hand-crafted, cordial-style mixed drinks and wines all... »

Dunkin’ Donut-less

By Alexis | Co-Editor

    The malls are full, the parking lots packed and Dunkin’ Donuts at 75th and Metcalf is empty, of donuts that is. At 9 am the Dunkin’ Donuts reported being “out” of donuts. So what to do now? What will all of folks do to get their Christmas Eve morning donut fix? Here... »

Holiday Pie Sale

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Now is the perfect time to stock up on delicious baked goods from the Broadmoor Bistro. The Broadmoor Bistro’s annual holiday pie sale is underway and Nov. 16 is the next Baking Friday. Until Nov. 19, you can order your favorite type of pie from Shawnee Mission’s Culinary Arts students and have it ready... »

TRAC Pooch Plunge

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Bring the entire family and watch your pet have a blast plunge into the pools. Only dogs are allowed to swim. Event Information When: Saturday, September 8, 2012 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Cost: $5 per dog Location: Tomahawk Ridge Community Center 11950 Lowell Overland Park, KS Contact Information 913-895-6390 Weather Pooch Plunge will... »

9th Annual Mission Arts & Eats Festival September 14th and 15th, 2012 6200 Martway, Mission, Kansas

By Alexis | Co-Editor

The Mission Arts & Eats Festival is a fun-filled two day event that provides a wide variety of activities and entertainment for the whole family: fine arts and crafts; delicious food; and lively entertainment in a comfortable, relaxed environment that exemplifies the City of Mission! Last year, thousands of people attended Mission’s Arts &... »