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Archives for July 20th, 2012
Tweet If you were going to have to spend the day outside yesterday, about the best reason would be a swim meet, don’t you think? Dozens of young swimmers packed the pool at Homestead Country Club Thursday for the finals of the MOKAN Swim League’s 2012 championships. The City of Mission Swim Club took home [...]
Tweet When viewers across the country tune in to the one of 350 PBS stations airing tonight’s Arts Summer Festival broadcast, they’ll be introduced not just to Kansas City’s acclaimed new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, but also to Prairie Village native and opera virtuoso Joyce DiDonato. DiDonato is the featured performer in the [...]
Tweet By Julia Westhoff As some of you know, I’m 9 months pregnant and waddling around like a circus elephant. Being pregnant in the summer is about as much fun as I thought it would be. But if there’s one thing I’ve definitely been enjoying, it’s eating for two. I can justify my strange late [...]
Tweet You like Prairie Village, don’t you? Well, don’t you? Good. Then why not help spread word about the wonders of our li’l burg to the corners of the world? Sandy Burgers, a local coordinator for Academic Year in America (AYA), a foreign exchange student placement service, is looking for three families to host students [...]
Tweet Story restaurant isn’t the only local business to have gotten a pleasing pour of panegyric from Wine Spectator. The Village Shops’ Rimann Liquors is one of just three stores in the state to make the magazine’s “outstanding wine shop list.” And the national attention for the stores at 71st Street and Mission Road doesn’t [...]
Tweet The camaraderie that propelled Indian Hills Country Club swimmers last week to take their second Country Club Swim Association of Kansas City championship title in a row was forged in part by the swimmers rallying around an Indian Hills parent battling a deadly disease. Melissa Anthony, one of the club’s 2012 swim chairs, was [...]