These Spooky Brownies Will be a Hit at Any Halloween Party

These Spooky Brownies Will be a Hit at Any Halloween Party

We love Halloween here at City Place at Westport. It is the perfect time of year to let loose and bring your inner child to the party. Whether you are planning a bash for your kiddos or planning your own spooky shindig, give your snack table some extra pizzazz with this Halloween brownie recipe from Picky Palate. Give traditional brownies a spooky … [Read more...]

Support Your Favorite College Team During the Coaches vs. Cancer Event

Support Your Favorite College Team During the Coaches vs. Cancer Event

If you missed the Coaches vs. Cancer in Kansas City, MO  this fall, and missed supporting your favorite basketball team in their fight against cancer, be sure to catch it next year! The 7th annual Coaches vs. Cancer Season Tipoff Reception took place on October 7 at the Kansas City Municipal Auditorium. This year marked the 21st anniversary of Coaches … [Read more...]

Cheer the Chiefs on at Arrowhead Stadium!

Cheer the Chiefs on at Arrowhead Stadium!

Are you a huge fan of the NFL? Then you must go see the hometeam,  Kansas City Chiefs, at Arrowhead Stadium. Arrowhead Stadium is located at One Arrowhead Park, and I-70 gives visitors the best route to gates one through four, while I-435 gives you the best route to gates five, six, and seven. Just a heads up though, Gate Five is for prepaid passes … [Read more...]

The Run Rock 5k Will Keep You Running to a Rockin’ Beat

The Run Rock 5k Will Keep You Running to a Rockin’ Beat

It's probably exciting to think about the prospect of being able to complete a 5K race but let's face it, just running isn't the most fun thing in the world to do.  Well, the Run Rock 5K changes all of that.  This unique 5K will feature live DJ's as you run or walk a 5K course, which is not far from our Kansas City apartments.  Whether you decide to run … [Read more...]

Hit Musical “Mamma Mia!” Comes to Kansas City

Hit Musical “Mamma Mia!” Comes to Kansas City

Here at City Place at Westport, we love to blog about fun events coming to town. This fall is all about musicals in Kansas City, Mo, as Mamma Mia makes its way to Municipal Auditorium Music Hall. On October 7-12, the classic Broadway spectacle, Mamma Mia takes center stage as part of the Kansas City Broadway Series. This fan favorite tells the tale of … [Read more...]

Explore the World From Kansas City

Explore the World From Kansas City

After cowboys on horseback and before we were tooling around town in automobiles, we had trains to get us (and our goods) where we were going. With Kansas City being centrally located in the United States, it was an ideal spot for a station - Union Station, to be exact. You can experience the living history of our region and learn more about how the railroad … [Read more...]

A Little Bit of Everything: The KC Power and Light District

A Little Bit of Everything- The KC Power and Light District

When it comes to entertainment, one hot spot in the downtown area you don't want to miss is the KC Power & Light District. There's so much to do in the half a million square feet of space in this part of downtown Kansas City that you'll come back again and again just so you don't miss a second of all the fun and festivities. The KC Power & Light … [Read more...]

Oktoberfest at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival

Oktoberfest at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival

The Kansas City Renaissance Festival is in town from August 30 to October 13, and you can step back in time to days of brave knights and beautiful damsels when you attend the festival. If you're looking for something a little more flavorful and old world, you can attend Oktoberfest at the Renaissance Festival on October 11 and 12. Oktoberfest will … [Read more...]

Indoor Water Parks Bring Summer Fun Year Round

Indoor Water Parks Bring Summer Fun Year Round

If you are looking for things to do with kids in Kansas City during the cooler months when they can get a little stir crazy being stuck indoors, why not check out a couple of Kansas City's indoor water parks? You can don your flip-flops and bathing suit and have a blast in the perfect indoor climate all year 'round. Coco Key Water Resort has a balmy 84 … [Read more...]

Ready for an Adventure? Try Ziplining!

Ready for an Adventure? Try Ziplining!

With so many thrilling things to do near Kansas City, it can be very tempting to get out there and try something new. Ziplining is an adventure that you will never forget, especially at Adventure Zip KC. You can get a thrill without traveling too far from your City Place at Westport apartment. Here is what you get when you visit Adventure Zip … [Read more...]