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23 Festivals in Kansas City You Don’t Want to Miss

Some people mark the passing of time in a year by holidays or the weather. I like to experience the year through all the awesome fairs and festivals happening in Kansas City. There is literally something for everyone. From culture and music to films and commemorating historical events, there’s so many opportunities to get out …

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7 Missouri Cities Celebrating The Fourth Of July In A Big Way

Missouri is known as the “Show Me” State, but when it comes to Independence Day fireworks celebrations, it’s their turn to show us. And, oh my, do they ever! From the Ozarks to Mark Twain’s hometown, Missouri’s night skies explode on the Fourth of July with colors as the state says, “Happy birthday, America!” Here …

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6 Of The Best Ice Cream Shops in Des Moines

There’s nothing better on a hot summer day than an ice cream cone. Even as the weather cools, sometimes there’s nothing that hits the spot quite like a frozen treat. While Des Moines has its fair share of chains like Dairy Queen, the metro is also full of amazing locally owned shops catering to customers …

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