Word Is Out! Torchy’s Tacos KC Has Finally Opened—And, Ooooh, There’s a Secret Menu!

Word Is Out! Torchy’s Tacos KC Has Finally Opened—And, Ooooh, There’s a Secret Menu!

Not to be boastful, but I may have visited Torchy’s Tacos three days in a row since they quietly opened just before the 4th of July holiday weekend. (Sneaky!)
Known for … Read more

The Top 10 Most Read IN Kansas City Magazine Articles So Far This Year Are …

The Top 10 Most Read IN Kansas City Magazine Articles So Far This Year Are …

We’re halfway through the year and a quick rundown of IN Kansas City Magazine’s online stats shows that yours truly has written all ten of the Top 10 Most Read … Read more

Good Intentions, My Ass!

Good Intentions, My Ass!

What’s that stupid saying? “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.”

Well, I had every intention of staying true to continuing my no sugar/no gluten diet through 2020. You … Read more

Dad’s Been Gone For One Year

Dad’s Been Gone For One Year

Today marks the one-year anniversary of my beloved dad’s death. He passed away after suffering a stroke—on the exact same day as my stroke nine years earlier. The irony is not … Read more

The Quickest Way To Start Living Life Again? Suffer a Stroke Ten Years Ago, Recover Accordingly Over the Next Decade

The Quickest Way To Start Living Life Again? Suffer a Stroke Ten Years Ago, Recover Accordingly Over the Next Decade

Tomorrow marks my 10-year anniversary of suffering a stroke—specifically a right cerebral infarction. The story of that day is well documented in various blogs I’ve written over the years. I’ve … Read more

Painter Christian Feneck Just Created The Coolest Coffee Table Book Ever Made

Painter Christian Feneck Just Created The Coolest Coffee Table Book Ever Made

What do I like about artist Christian Feneck’s paintings? Let me count the ways. Maybe it’s the odd, surreal color combinations he chooses—sort of like an anything-but-linear acid trip. Perhaps … Read more

Pandemic Job Hunting 101

Pandemic Job Hunting 101

Brenda Poor’s management resumé is stellar. She’s done everything from overseeing bustling TV newsrooms to being a marketing legal eagle. And now, like thousands of her peers, she finds herself … Read more

Pandemic Eating 101

Pandemic Eating 101

Last year I eschewed all sugar, sweeteners, carbs and gluten. If it wasn’t a protein or vegetable, I avoided it like the plague. (No pun intended.) When coronavirus culture hit … Read more

StayHomeKC.com: Helping You Support All Things Local And, uh, Stay Home

StayHomeKC.com: Helping You Support All Things Local And, uh, Stay Home

With an additional three-week stay-at-home mandate unleashed last week, I was tickled to stumble across an ingenious, comprehensive website called—appropriately enough—www.stayhomekc.com. Devised by the local marketing gurus at HelloBigIdea, it’s … Read more

A Coffee Klatch With The B-52s Frontman Fred Schneider

A Coffee Klatch With The B-52s Frontman Fred Schneider

92.5% of all my celeb chats are your basic, garden-variety interviews. Verbal volley, I call it. But every once in awhile, there’s an interview so zany and kooky, you’re never … Read more