Author: celesteskc


Granted, I mostly talk about food and drink in Kansas City; but here’s a list of Hispanic-owned businesses in GKC in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month 2021! I will update this often. Looking for a challenge? Check out the KCK Taco Trail! Cheryl Eve Acosta sculptural jewelry Antojos el Korita Mexican food Aroma Bistro […]

Being a Google Local Guide

November 2019 – Sometime in mid to late fall 2017, a friend and I decided to visit every BBQ restaurant in the Greater Kansas City area. There’s about a hundred. To keep it all straight, I started adding reviews to Google Maps. Google prompted me with questions that would help others about businesses, so I […]

Tips for Attending events in Downtown KC

T-Mobile Center is Kansas City’s largest arena and hosts all kinds of concerts, sporting events, and more. If you’re headed to Kansas City for a show there (or to another major KC venue), here are a few tips you can use for a great experience. Be sure to check the list of items allowed in to […]

Do KC Like the Locals Do

Here’s a list of things you can do only in Kansas City, and a few things that maybe are elsewhere but are still pretty unique! We also have a ton of great festivals, seasonal attractions, lakes, and more that are quintessential KC, but here’s a short list.  Hoop it up at the College Basketball ExperienceIt’s […]

Black-Owned Restaurants in Kansas City

February 2021 – As part of the Black Lives Matter revolution, lots of lists of black-owned restaurants were shared, and Kansas City came out in wonderful support of the businesses in the metro. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, many of our favorites are no longer with us. Below is a list of restaurants I believe […]

The Return of Public Events in KC

June 2021 – 15 months after KC was shut down due to the pandemic, public events are slowly returning to Kansas City. I feel I have a unique perspective of the safe return to opening things back up, after managing COVID vaccination clinics for several months. Initially, we had people trying to sneak in before […]