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Kansas City


Kansas City is the third largest city in Kansas. As of the 2000 census, its population was 146,866.

Kansas City is located at the junction of the Missouri and Kansas rivers, and is opposite Kansas City, Missouri.


Kansas City Facts


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  • The main professional sports team in Kansas City is the Northern League baseball team, the Kansas City T-Bones.

  • Kansas City's nicknames include "KCK" and "Heart of America".

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Insiders' Guide® to Kansas City (Insiders' Guide Series)

By Katie Van Luchene

Van Luchene, Katie
Paperback (272 pages)

Insiders  Guide® to Kansas City (Insiders  Guide Series)
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Insiders' Guide to Kansas City, 4th is the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information to this beautiful city. Written by a true insider, it offers a personal and practical perspective of Kansas City and its surrounding environs. 

Barbecue Lover's Kansas City Style: Restaurants, Markets, Recipes & Traditions

By Ardie A. Davis

Globe Pequot Press
Paperback (208 pages)

Barbecue Lover s Kansas City Style: Restaurants, Markets, Recipes & Traditions
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Barbecue Lover's Kansas City Style celebrates the best this region has to offer. Perfect for both the local BBQ enthusiast and the traveling visitor alike, each guide features: the history of the BBQ culinary style; where to find--and most importantly consume--the best of the best local offerings; regional recipes from restaurants, chefs, and pit masters; information on the best barbecue-related festivals and culinary events; plus regional maps and full-color photography.

Kansas City Chiefs ABCs and 1-2-3s

By Ascend Books

Ascend Books LLC
Released: 2015-10-05
Board book (32 pages)

Kansas City Chiefs ABCs and 1-2-3s
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Do you know a future Kansas City Chiefs fan who's old enough to begin learning their alphabet and numbers?

Kansas City Chiefs ABCs and 1-2-3s is an alphabet and counting book that teaches kids ages 2-7 all about the Chiefs!

KC Wolf, mascot for the Kansas City Chiefs, guides the child reader through the book, teaching letters, colors, and numbers while also sharing interesting facts and terms related to the Chiefs, Kansas City, and football in general. For example: 'A' is for Arrowhead, the legendary home of the Chiefs; 'B' is for Barbecue, a favorite food among Kansas Citians and something for which the city is known; 'Q' is for Quarterback, a key position on any football team.

In addition to colorful characters and engaging information, the book features an interactive push button that plays short audio clips of sounds widely associated with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Endorsed by early childhood development specialists, Kansas City Chiefs ABCs and 1-2-3s is a wonderful addition to any child's library. Kansas City Chiefs ABCs and 1-2-3s is an officially licensed book of the Kansas City Chiefs.

100 Things to Do in Kansas City Before You Die (100 Things to Do Before You Die)

By Traci Angel

AMERICAN WEST BOOKS
Paperback (160 pages)

100 Things to Do in Kansas City Before You Die (100 Things to Do Before You Die)
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Kansas City is on the rise. That's the vibe around the metropolitan area and this book shows you just where to find what's happening in this Midwestern crossroads filled with fascinating places and experiences. You've heard about the barbecue and jazz - two traditions that still define the area, but this guide takes you to places where the locals hang. It also includes insider tips and secrets along the way. We share with you the culinary joys of eating in a gas station, how to uncover the city's gangster past and where to go to make your own sausage. And that's just the beginning. 100 Things to do in Kansas City Before You Die mixes eclectic with family-friendly venues, iconic Kansas City stops along with places that honor the diversity of people who have called the area home. Whether you grew up here or just visiting you are sure this book will take you to places that will amuse you, entertain you and make you think.

Food Lovers' Guide to® Kansas City: The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings (Food Lovers' Series)

By Sylvie Hogg Murphy

Brand: Globe Pequot
Paperback (336 pages)

Food Lovers  Guide to® Kansas City: The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings (Food Lovers  Series)
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The ultimate guide to Kansas City's food scene provides the inside scoop on the best places to find, enjoy, and celebrate local culinary offerings. Written for residents and visitors alike to find producers and purveyors of tasty local specialties, as well as a rich array of other, indispensable food-related information including: food festivals and culinary events; specialty food shops; farmers’ markets and farm stands; trendy restaurants and time-tested iconic landmarks; and recipes using local ingredients and traditions.

Travel Like a Local - Map of Kansas City (Black and White Edition): The Most Essential Kansas City (Missouri) Travel Map for Every Adventure

By Maxwell Fox

Independently published
Paperback (50 pages)

Travel Like a Local - Map of Kansas City (Black and White Edition): The Most Essential Kansas City (Missouri) Travel Map for Every Adventure
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Get Ready For The Adventure Of A Lifetime!

This is a Black and White edition of Travel Like a Local map book.

Are you planning your next vacation abroad and you’re ready to explore? Do you want to be prepared for everything? Are you ready to experience every new place you visit just like a local? Well, with this amazing Kansas City (Missouri) travel map you’re all set and ready to go!

In the Kansas City (Missouri) map you can see all the available means of transport, bus stops and routes so you can always know how to get everywhere. And because we know that a vacation is not only about the roads and busses, the map gives you many options for eating, drinking and having a good time!

We carefully marked all the restaurants, bars and pubs so you can always find one that is nearby. In the Kansas City (Missouri) map you will also find the best places to go shopping, the most famous and must-see sights, churches and more. And if an emergency comes up, there are markings of police stations and hospitals everywhere for your convenience.

The city is also organized in sections so you can better find your way around.

So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags, get your Kansas City (Missouri) map and let’s get started!

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Greater Than a Tourist- Kansas City Missouri: 50 Travel Tips from a Local

By Daniel Moreno

Independently published
Paperback (105 pages)

Greater Than a Tourist- Kansas City Missouri: 50 Travel Tips from a Local
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Are you excited about planning your next trip? Do you want to try something new? Would you like some guidance from a local? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this Greater Than a Tourist book is for you. Greater Than a Tourist- Kansas City Missouri USA by Daniel Moreno offers the inside scoop on Kansas City. Most travel books tell you how to travel like a tourist. Although there is nothing wrong with that, as part of the Greater Than a Tourist series, this book will give you travel tips from someone who has lived at your next travel destination. In these pages, you will discover advice that will help you throughout your stay. This book will not tell you exact addresses or store hours but instead will give you excitement and knowledge from a local that you may not find in other smaller print travel books. Travel like a local. Slow down, stay in one place, and get to know the people and the culture. By the time you finish this book, you will be eager and prepared to travel to your next destination.

Paris of the Plains: Kansas City from Doughboys to Expressways

By John Simonson

The History Press
Released: 2010-10-22
Paperback (128 pages)

Paris of the Plains: Kansas City from Doughboys to Expressways
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From the end of the Great War to the final years of the 1950s, Kansas Citians lived in a manner worthy of a place called Paris of the Plains. The title did more than nod to the perfumed ladies who shopped at Harzfeld's Parisian or the one-thousand-foot television antenna nicknamed the "Eye-full Tower." It spoke to the character of a town that worked for Boss Tom and danced for Count Basie but transcended both the Pendergast era and the Jazz Age. Author John Simonson introduces readers to a town of vaudeville shows and screened-in porches, where fleets of cream-and-black streetcars passed beneath a canopy of elms. This is a history that smells equally of lilacs and stockyards and bursts with the clamor of gunshots, radio baseball and the distant whistle of a night train.

Max's Kansas City: Art, Glamour, Rock and Roll

By Steven Kasher

Harry N. Abrams
Hardcover (160 pages)

Max s Kansas City: Art, Glamour, Rock and Roll
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At no other time in history has there been a more exciting collision of art, music, and fashion than at Max’s Kansas City from the 1960s to the early 80s. Max’s was the place where you could stare at Andy Warhol, argue about art with Willem de Kooning or John Chamberlain, discuss literature with William S. Burroughs, and get a record deal just by showing up. If downstairs the artists were paying their tabs with original art, upstairs was home to the iconoclastic New York music scene, with performances by Max’s house band, the Velvet Underground; the irreverent New York Dolls; and undiscovered musicians such as Bruce Springsteen, Bob Marley, Blondie, Iggy Pop, and Madonna.


 


A luminous collection of photographs that captures the exuberance and decadence of the coolest club of all time, as well as essays by Lou Reed, Lenny Kaye, Danny Fields, and Steven Watson, Max’s Kansas City is a stun­ning souvenir of one of New York City’s most important cultural landmarks.

Praise for Max's Kansas City:

"a raucous photo book with reminiscences of the club" --The New York Times 

"a brilliant photographic tribute to New York City's hippest hangout, long regarded the crossroads of music and fashion" --Harper's Bazaar

Kansas City Travel Guide (Unanchor) - The Best of Kansas City: 3-Day Itinerary

By Jill Dutton

Unanchor.com
Released: 2017-08-15
Kindle Edition (65 pages)

Kansas City Travel Guide (Unanchor) - The Best of Kansas City: 3-Day Itinerary
 
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The Best of Kansas City: 3-Day Itinerary

What to do in a city that has it all? Make sure you see the best of Kansas City!

Kansas City is known for top cuisines (and not just barbecue), a bounty of fountains, craft breweries, major league sports teams, jazz music, trains, cutting-edge theater, and art galleries. This guide takes you on a three-day journey to experience some of the best this vibrant city has to offer.

This 3-day itinerary is packed with fun, cultural, and must-see venues each day, plus you'll get a taste of the variety that makes Kansas City an eclectic, must-visit destination.


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